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A Christmas Carol (version 02)

Read by Glen Hallstrom


Charles Dickens


A Christmas Carol (full title: A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas) is A Christmas Carol is a Victorian morality ta…

La Navidad en las Montañas

Read by Karen Savage


Ignacio Manuel Altamirano


Altamirano nos da a creer que este cuento es una historia verídica, que le fue contada por el narrador. Es, simplemente, la historia …

The Book of Household Management

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Mrs. Isabella Beeton


"Mrs. Beeton's" is a guide to all aspects of running a household in Victorian Britain. Published in 1861, it was an immediate best…

Told after Supper

Read by Ruth Golding


Jerome K. Jerome


It is Christmas Eve, and the narrator, his uncle and sundry other local characters are sitting round the fire drinking copious quantities of…

Rheinsberg

Read by Wolfgang


Kurt Tucholsky


Ein Bilderbuch für Verliebte. Claire und Wolfgang, ein verliebtes Paar aus Berlin fahren für einige Tage nach Rheinsberg. (Summary…

Old Christmas

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Washington Irving


A tale of the quaint and old English traditions of celebrating Christmas. Irving travels to the English countryside and meets an old schoolm…

Twas the Night Before Christmas (A Visit From St. Nicholas)

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Clement Clarke Moore


LibriVox volunteers bring you nine different readings of Clement C. Moore's 'Twas the Night Before Christmas, a weekly poetry project. (Summ…

The American Housewife

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Anonymous


This cookbook and reference guide leads the American Housewife through how to make everything from Meat to Common Drinks, as well as helpful…

Christmas Holidays at Merryvale

Read by Kara Shallenberg


Alice Hale Burnett


“Toad” Brown, his brother, and their friends have a jolly time at the Christmas holidays. They daydream at a toy shop window, chop down a Ch…

The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book

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William F. Bigelow


A collection of articles from Good Housekeeping magazine, The Good Housekeeping Marriage Book focuses on the subject of marriage. With instr…

The Cricket on the Hearth

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Charles Dickens


John Peerybingle, a carrier, lives with his wife Dot (who is much younger than he), their baby, their nanny Tilly Slowboy, and a mysterious …

A Christmas Carol (Version 03)

Read by Jeff Robinson


Charles Dickens


Old miser Ebenezer Scrooge undergoes a major transformation after being visited by his deceased colleague Jacob Marley, who warns him to cha…

Food Guide for War Service at Home

Read by Maria Kasper


Katherine Blunt


"The long war has brought hunger to Europe; some of her peoples stand constantly face to face with starvation. To meet all this great f…

The Story of the Other Wise Man

Read by David Leeson


Henry van Dyke


You know the story of the Three Wise Men of the East, and how they travelled from far away to offer their gifts at the manger-cradle in Beth…

Cottage Economy

Read by Philippa


William Cobbett


How can you tell when your pig is fat enough? Why should you never buy mustard? What's wrong with eating potatoes? Which is better, beer or …

The Birds' Christmas Carol

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Kate Douglas Wiggin


Carol Bird was born on Christmas Day. She has spent all of her 11 years putting others above herself, always finding ways to make their live…

Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee: A Bee Keeper's Manual

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L. L. Langstroth


Langstroth revolutionized the beekeeping industry by using bee space in his top opened hive. In the summer of 1851 he found that, by leaving…

Domestic Cookery, Useful Receipts, and Hints to Young Housekeepers

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Elizabeth E. Lea


The compiler of [this book] having entered early in life upon a train of duties, was frequently embarrassed by her ignorance of domestic aff…

The Feast of St. Friend

Read by Ruth Golding


Arnold Bennett


In The Feast of St. Friend, a Christmas book, Arnold Bennett shares his views on Christmas as the season of goodwill. As always, Bennett's w…

Our Cats and All About Them

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Harrison Weir


The Englishman Harrison Weir organized the first cat show in England in 1871. In 1887 he founded the National Cat Club and was its first Pre…

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