Literary Fiction

Le Grand Meaulnes

Read by Christiane Jehanne


Alain-Fournier


Roman très célèbre. Amour, amitiés, adolescence Société de l'époque, et aussi la Nature Rom…

A Vital Question, or, What is to be Done?

Read by Expatriate


Nikolai Chernyshevsky


Despised by Dostoyevsky and Tolstoy, What Is To Be Done? is a fascinating, sympathetic story of idealistic revolutionaries in mid-nineteenth…

The Shadow-Line

Read by Expatriate


Joseph Conrad


Dedicated to the author's son who was wounded in World War 1, The Shadow-Line is a short novel based at sea by Joseph Conrad; it is one of h…

Lost Illusions: Two Poets

Read by Bruce Pirie


Honoré de Balzac


Two Poets (1837) is the first book in Balzac’s Lost Illusions trilogy, which is part of his sweeping set of novels collectively titled La Co…

The Portrait of a Lady (version 3)

Read by Nicholas Clifford (1930-2019)


Henry James


Our central character is Isabel Archer of Albany, New York, a young woman of no great means, and no great beauty (that is, by her own estima…

Gevoel en Verstand

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


Jane Austen


Nederlandse vertaling (uit 1922) van "Sense and Sensibility" door Gonne Loman-van Uildriks (1863-1921). Dit is Jane Austen's eers…

Дворянское гнездо (Dvoryanskoe gnezdo)

Read by tovarisch


Ivan Turgenev


Главным героем романа является Фёдор Иванович Лаврецкий, дворянин, имеющий многие черты самого Тургенева, например в том, что воспитан он бы…

Crome Yellow, Version 2

Read by Expatriate


Aldous Huxley


Fascinating and brilliant at many levels, Huxley's spoof of Lady Ottoline Morrell's famous bohemian gatherings is difficult to categorize. T…

Clayhanger

Read by LibriVox Volunteers


Arnold Bennett


This first of a trilogy of novels is a coming-of-age story set in the Midlands of Victorian England, following Edwin Clayhanger as he leaves…

The Magic Skin

Read by James E. Carson


Honoré de Balzac


Something along the lines of Dorian Gray as part of the Comedies Humane Philosophique, this is Balzac's first successful novel. He even wrot…

The Steppe

Read by Expatriate


Anton Chekhov


Little Yegorushka goes off to school for the first time, setting out on the journey in the company of his Uncle Ivan, the local priest Fathe…

Oliver Twist (version 3)

Read by Peter John Keeble


Charles Dickens


Oliver Twist was published in 1838 as a three volume book. The novel was the first of Dickens' works to realistically portray the degradatio…

El huésped secreto

Read by Victor Villarraza


Joseph Conrad


La historia de El huésped secreto se abre con una minuciosa descripción del momento previo a la partida, del instante en que e…

Los Miserables: Tomo V

Read by Mongope


Victor Hugo


Juan Valjean rescata a Mario gravemente herido y lo lleva a casa de su abuelo. Le perdona la vida a Javert, quien le confiesa que lo ha esta…

La science et l'amour

Read by Pauline Latournerie


Léontine Zanta


Léontine Zanta, en 1914, a été la première femme docteur ès lettres-philosophie, étant licenci&eac…

The Forty-Five Guardsmen

Read by John Van Stan


Alexandre Dumas


The sequel to "Chicot the Jester" and final book of the "Valois Romances." This story begins six years after the famed &…

The King of Elfland's Daughter

Read by Michele Fry


Lord Dunsany


This is a 1924 fantasy novel by Anglo-Irish writer Lord Dunsany, which became public domain in January 2020. It is widely recognized as one …

The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq.

Read by mb


William Makepeace Thackeray


First published as a serial in Fraser's Magazine in 1844 as The Luck of Barry Lyndon, The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Esq is a picaresque novel…

La caja de amatista

Read by Victor Villarraza


Anna Katharine Green


Anna Katharine Green es considerada la madre de la novela de detectives. Fue una escritora admirada por autores de su tiempo como Wilkie Col…

The House of Mirth (Version 3)

Read by Jan Moorehouse


Edith Wharton


The House of Mirth tells the story of Lily Bart, a woman who is torn between her desire for luxurious living and a relationship based on mut…

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