Historical Fiction

Le Dernier des Mohicans

Read by Bernard


James Fenimore Cooper


Le récit a pour théâtre l’Amérique du Nord, pendant la guerre de Sept Ans. Les affrontements entre françai…

Ruth of Boston: A Story of the Massachusetts Bay Colony

Read by Laura Caldwell


James Otis


James Otis wrote a series of books depicting life in the new colonies, written from a child's point of view. Ruth of Boston is the story of …

Come Rack! Come Rope!

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Robert Hugh Benson


Come Rack! Come Rope! is a historical novel by the English priest and writer Robert Hugh Benson, a convert to Catholicism from Anglicanism. …

Elsie's Children

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Martha Finley


This book continues the delightful "Elsie Dinsmore" series. Elsie's children, introduced in the previous volume, live life, grow u…

Castle Rackrent

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Maria Edgeworth


"One of the most inspired chronicles written in English" was the verdict of William Butler Yeats on the novel Castle Rackrent by M…

Robin Hood

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Paul Creswick


"Well, Robin, on what folly do you employ yourself? Do you cut sticks for our fire o' mornings?" Thus spoke Master Hugh Fitzooth, …

The White Peacock

Read by Simon Evers


D. H. Lawrence


Phineas Redux

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Anthony Trollope


Phineas Finn is the fourth in Trollope's series of six Palliser novels. At the end of Phineas Finn, the second novel in the series, Phineas…

Havelok the Dane: A Legend of Old Grimsby and Lincoln

Read by Tony Foster


Charles Watts Whistler


Troy, Athens, Rome... each has its founding legend. So too does the Lincolnshire town of Grimsby, once the largest fishing port in the world…

Fortunata y Jacinta: dos historias de casadas (Primera Parte)

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Benito Pérez Galdós


"Fortunata y Jacinta" esta considerada la mejor obra de su autor: Benito Pérez Galdós, y junto con "La Regenta&…

The Prime Minister

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Anthony Trollope


The Prime Minister is the fifth in Trollope's series of six Palliser novels. With Phineas' difficulties resolved, Trollope introduces new c…

La Campaña del Maestrazgo

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Benito Pérez Galdós


Quinta novela de la tercera serie de los Episodios Nacionales. Primera Guerra Carlista. El general Ramón Cabrera participa en La Camp…

The Prussian Officer

Read by Cate Barratt


D. H. Lawrence


The collection of short stories - of which The Prussian Officer is one - was Lawrence’s first such book. A German officer and his orderly ar…

Rescue Dog of the High Pass

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Jim Kjelgaard


Jim Kjelgaard has long wanted to tell the story of the gallant dogs who have gone out with the monks of St. Bernard Hospice to rescue travel…

Egri csillagok

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Géza Gárdonyi


Az Egri csillagok mára már igazi klasszikussá vált Magyarországon. A történet a 16. szá…

Bladys of the Stewponey

Read by Andy Minter (1934-2017)


Sabine Baring-Gould


The setting, geography and history of this story by Rev'd Sabine Baring-Gould, author of Onward Christian Soldiers and a number of other wel…

The Empty Sack

Read by Simon Evers


Basil King


The book follows the fortunes of Jennie Follett, a New York artist’s model, and Teddy, her brother. After their father’s dismissal from his …

A Knight of the White Cross

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G. A. Henty


Adventure, pirates, a young orphan finds a place with a legendary order of knights. Fighting on sea and land to defend his people from barba…

The Patrician

Read by Simon Evers


John Galsworthy


The book revolves around the story of two love affairs. Miltoun (an aspiring politician) proposes to Mrs Audrey Noel, only to find that she …

Barnaby Rudge

Read by Debra Lynn


Charles Dickens


A wayside tavern where the local men drink and gossip; an unsolved, twenty year old murder at a nearby mansion; a very talkative black raven…

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