Fictional Biographies & Memoirs

Elizabeth Musch

Read by Marcel Coenders


Jacob Van Lennep


Een historisch vrijwel correcte beschrijving van het leven van Elisabeth Musch (kleindochter van Jacob Cats) en haar man Henri de Fleury de …

The History Of Sir Richard Calmady

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Lucas Malet


Lucas Malet is the pen name of Mary Kingsley, daughter of Charles Kingsley. She became a hugely successful Victorian novelist, rivalling Rud…

Lore of Proserpine

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Maurice Henry Hewlett


If a thing is not sensibly true it may be morally so. If it is not phenomenally true it may be so substantially. And it is possible that one…

Isaac Bickerstaff, Physician and Astrologer

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Richard Steele


Isaac Bickerstaff Esq. was a pseudonym used by Jonathan Swift as part of a hoax to predict the death of then famous Almanac-maker and astrol…

Reveries of a Bachelor

Read by Lee Smalley


Ik Marvel


Reveries of a Bachelor, or A Book of the Heart, is a novel by American author Donald Grant Mitchell published under the pseudonym Ik Marvel.…

Days With Sir Roger de Coverley

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Joseph Addison


The author Sir Richard Steele, who was one of the writers for The Spectator, gets the opportunity to spend a month in Sir Roger de Coverley'…

The American Diary of a Japanese Girl

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Yone Noguchi


This is the fictional diary of a young Japanese woman, first published in installments before being published in a single volume. The book d…

Metamorfoze

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Louis Couperus


-... Je verbergt je achter je woorden: je wikkelt je in je stijl als in een mantel. - Neen. Ik leef een metamorfoze. Meer niet. Ik geef meze…

Jean-Christophe, Volume I

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Romain Rolland


The central character, Jean-Christophe Krafft, is a German musician of Belgian extraction, a composer of genius whose life is depicted from …

Jane Eyre: An Autobiography (version 4)

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Charlotte Brontë


Jane Eyre is an extraordinary orphan girl who is treated horribly by her aunt Mrs. Reed and her children. She is sent away to a girl’s board…

Doctor Johnson: A Play

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A. Edward Newton


The life of Doctor Johnson, told in his own words and (mostly) those of others around him. "Anyone with a teaspoonful of imagination ca…

The Boy Travellers in the Russian Empire

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Thomas Wallace Knox


An engaging travelogue first published in 1886, written conversationally among two youths and their guide and mentor. Subtitle: Adventures o…

Idomen, or The Vale of Yumuri

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Maria Gowen Brooks


Idomen (1843) is the creative-nonfiction memoir of the beautiful and brilliant American poetess Maria Gowen Brooks, who was compared in the …

Lay Down Your Arms: The Autobiography of Martha von Tilling

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Bertha Von Suttner


Die Waffen Nieder, in English: Lay Down Your Arms is a fictional biography, which describes four wars from the perspective of a soldier's wi…

Marion, the Story of an Artist's Model

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Onoto Watanna


In this Asian/Canadian perspective on "foreignness," Marion (the protagonist) eventually leaves the cruelty of racial discriminati…

Tattlings of a Retired Politician

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Forrest Crissey


"The letters (non-partisan) of Hon. William Bradley, Ex-Governor and former veteran of practical politics, written to his friend and pr…

Catherine: A Story

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William Makepeace Thackeray


The wild and raw adventures of Catherine Hayes, who was burned for murder at Tyburn in 1742 - Summary by Mark Leder

Autobiography of a Pocket-Handkerchief

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James Fenimore Cooper


Take a fascinating journey from France to America through the "eyes" of a pocket handkerchief. She marvels at the vastness of the …

Jean-Christophe In Paris

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Romain Rolland


After fleeing to Paris, Jean-Christophe finds himself in great financial difficulty and takes up music teaching in wealthy families. As for …

Het leven van Johannes Wouter Blommesteyn - deel 2

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Adriaan Loosjes Pzn.


Na de beschrijving van de ideale Nederlandse man uit de 17de eeuw (Maurits Lijnslager) en de ideale Nederlandse vrouw uit het midden van de …

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