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audiobook: Richard III by William Shakespeare
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Richard III is an early history play probably written andperformed around 1592-93. It is the culmination of Shakespeare'searlier three plays about Henry VI, and chronicles the bloody career ofRichard, Duke of Gloucester. As the play opens, the Wars of the

audiobook: Richard II by William Shakespeare
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The Tragedy of King Richard II, by William Shakespeare,is the first of the history series that continues with Parts 1 and 2 ofKing Henry IV and with The Life of King Henry V. At the beginning ofthe play, Richard II banishes his cousin Henry Bolingbroke fr

audiobook: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
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Pride and Prejudice is Jane Austen's classic comic romance, in which the five Bennett sisters try to find that most elusive creature: a single man in possession of a large fortune. Sparks fly when sweet, pretty Jane meets their new neighbor, Mr. Bingley,

audiobook: Othello by William Shakespeare
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Othello is the story of a cross-cultural romancebetween the title character, a noble moor who is a general in theVenetian army, and Desdemona, a beautiful and virtuous Venetian lady.The newly-married couple fall prey to the machinations of Iago,Othello's

audiobook: Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
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Oliver Twist is an 1838 novel by Charles Dickens. It was originally published as a serial. Like most of Dickens’ work, the book is used to call the public’s attention to various contemporary social evils, including the workhouse, child labour and the r

audiobook: Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens
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The action takes place in London, with excursions to Devon, Yorkshire, and Portsmouth, as we follow the adventures of the eponymous hero. Nicholas is forced to unwelcome employment to help secure support for his widowed mother and his sister from their me

audiobook: Much Ado about Nothing by William Shakespeare
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Written around the middle of his career, Much Ado About Nothing is one of Shakespeare's great festive comedies. The men are back from the war, and everyone is ready for romance. The dashing young Claudio falls for Hero, the daughter of Leonato, governor o

audiobook: Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset  Maugham
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This Maugham novel is based on the life of the painter Paul Gauguin. The story is told by the narrator as he gradually comes to know the main character Charles Strickland, a middle aged stock broker. We follow Strickland from the point where he abruptly a

Audiobook - The adventures of Pinocchio - read by the florentine Silvi
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AUDIOBOOK: The adventures of Pinocchio, read by the florentine Silvia Cecchini! he Adventures of Pinocchio is a novel for children by Italian author Carlo Collodi. The first half was originally a serial between 1881 and 1883, and then later completed as

audiobook: Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
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Published in book form in April 1857, the novel focuses on a doctor’s wife, Emma Bovary, who has adulterous affairs and lives beyond her means in order to escape the banalities and emptiness of provincial life. Though the basic plot is rather simple, even

audiobook: Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad
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A classic of early literary modernism, Lord Jim tells the story of a young simple and sensitive character who loses his honor in a display of cowardice at sea and of his expiation of that sin against his own shadowy ideal of conduct on the remote island

audiobook: King Lear by William Shakespeare
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King Lear is widely held as the greatest of Shakespeare's tragedies; to some, it is the greatest play ever written.King Lear abdicates the British throne, to divide his kingdom among his three daughters in proportion to their professed love of him. His pl

audiobook: Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
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William Shakespeares The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, based on true events, concerns the conspiracy against Julius Caesar, his assassination in 44 BC, and its immediate aftermath. Probably written in 1599 and among the first of Shakespeares plays to be perfo

audiobook: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
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Charlotte Bronte’s classic novel Jane Eyre is narrated by the title character, an orphan who survives neglect and abuse to become a governess at the remote Thornfield Hall. She finds a kindred spirit in her employer, the mysterious and brooding Mr. Roches

AudioBook "A Christmas Carol" by Dickens iListen Series
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Ebenezer Scrooge, a mean old miser, is given a second chance to do right after being haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve in this Dickens classic. The Christmas Carol Audio Book.

audiobook: History of the United States by Charles A.  Beard and Mary
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Charles Austin Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and interpretive studies in both history and political science. He graduated from DePauw University in 1898, where h