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audiobook: Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
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Herland is a utopian novel from 1915, written by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The book describes an isolated society comprised entirely of Aryan women who reproduce via parthenogenesis (asexual reproduction). The result is an ideal social order, fre

audiobook: Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
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Set in a time of oppressive colonisation, when large areas of the world were still unknown to Europe, and Africa was literally on maps and minds as a mysterious shadow, Heart of Darkness famously explores the rituals of civilisation and barbarism, and the

audiobook: Hamlet by William Shakespeare
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Hamlet is commonly regarded as one of the greatest plays ever written. Drawing on Danish chronicles and the Elizabethan vogue for revenge tragedy, Shakespeare created a play that is at once a philosophic treatise, a family drama, and a supernatural thrill

audiobook: Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
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Gulliver’s Travels (1726, amended 1735), officially Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, is a novel by Jonathan Swift that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the “travellers’ tales” literary sub-genre. It is widely considered Sw

audiobook: Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
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This classic tale tells of an orphan, Pip, who through a series of strange circumstances first finds a trade as a blacksmith’s apprentice and then learns that he has “great expectations” of a future inheritance from an anonymous benefactor. He soon lea

audiobook: Freckles by Gene Stratton-Porter
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Freckles is a young man who has been raised since infancy in a Chicago orphanage. His one dream is to find a job, a place to belong and people who accept him despite his youth and the disability of having only one hand. He finds this place in the Limberlo

audiobook: Evelina by Burney
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In this epistolary novel, we find a young woman named Evelina, who was raised in rural seclusion until her eighteenth year because of her uncertain parentage. Through a series of harrowing and humorous events that take place in London and an English resor

audiobook: Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
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Don Quixote is an early novel written by Spanish author Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Cervantes created a fictional origin for the story in the character of the Morisco historian, Cide Hamete Benengeli, whom he claims to have hired to translate the story

audiobook: David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
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“David Copperfield” or “The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery” was first published in 1850. Like all except five of his works, it originally appeared in serial form. Many elem

audiobook: Common Sense by Thomas Paine
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Common Sense, Paine’s pro-independence monograph published anonymously on 10 January 1776, spread quickly among literate colonists. Within three months, 120,000 copies are alleged to have been distributed throughout the colonies, which themselves totaled

audiobook: Bel Ami by Guy de Maupassant
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He had faith in his good fortune, in that power of attraction which he felt within him - a power so irresistible that all women yielded to it.Though firmly set in 1880s Paris, Maupassant's gripping story of an amoral journalist on the make could, with onl

audiobook: As You Like It by William Shakespeare
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One of Shakespeares most popular plays, As You Like It is a pastoral comedy of mistaken identity, wit, and love. Daughter of a banished duke and forced to flee the court, Rosalind hides in the Forest of Arden disguised as a man. When her true love Orlando

audiobook: Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
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The timeless story of the young orphan girl sent by accident to a brother and sister who had wanted a boy, Anne, with her vivid imagination and sensitive spirit, has enchanted readers for generations. (Summary by Karen Savage) ----------------------------

audiobook: All Things Considered by G. K.  Chesterton
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Another delightful and sharply pointed excursion into the topics of the day, and of this day as well, with Gilbert Keith Chesterton. These reprinted magazine articles are filled with his good natured wit, his masterful use of paradox, and devastating abil

audiobook: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884) by Mark Twain is one of the truly great American novels, beloved by children, adults, and literary critics alike. The book tells the story of “Huck” Finn (first introduced as Tom Sawyer’s sidekick in The Adventure

audiobook: A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare
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Magic, fairies, young lovers chasing each other througha forest, a man with a donkeys head, and impish Puck wreaking havocright and left. Whats going on here? Its A Midsummer Nights Dream,Shakespeare at his most fanciful. The play opens with Theseus, Duke