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Marge Askinforit

Read by Nigel Boydell


Barry Pain


A rollicking parody of the Margot Asquith memoirs, in which Pain's character, Marge, beguiles us with the most personal details of her dysfu…

Eliza

Read by Nigel Boydell


Barry Pain


A gentle, yet deliciously humourous series of brief anecdotes, that follow the mundane, though surprisingly hazard strewn lives of our rathe…

Bob the Castaway

Read by Nigel Boydell


Frank V. Webster


Frank V Webster was a pseudonym controlled by the Stratemeyer Syndicate, the first book packager of books aimed at children. This pseudonym …

Biltmore Oswald

Read by Nigel Boydell


J. Thorne Smith, Jr.


The hilarious diary of a young man's recruitment into, and service in a navy, which, though well equipped and disciplined, remains woefully …

If Winter Don't

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Barry Pain


Barry Pain's parody takes a sharp knife to ASM Hutchinson's best selling novel 'If Winter Comes'.We follow the professional and marital decl…

Song. On May Morning

In Short Poetry Collection 097

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John Milton (1608-1674) and John Milton


This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2011.

1 - Chapter I

In The Paying Guest

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George Gissing


George Gissing was one of the most accomplished writers of realism in the Victorian Era. Also The Paying Guest is a great example of realism…

Ch 10 ANNOUNCING MR. BAROLD

In A Fair Barbarian

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Frances Hodgson Burnett


The setting is a small English village in the 19th century. When her niece shows up on her doorstep unexpectedly, a quiet spinster finds her…

02 WAS HE LIVING?—WAS HE DEAD?

In Dark Hollow

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Anna Katharine Green


The small town of Shelby is shaken by a brutal murder. A man by the name of Etheridge was found beaten to death. A local inn-keeper, is conv…

01 - He Discusses Maxims and Proverbs

In The Genial Idiot

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John Kendrick Bangs


John Kendrick Bangs once again takes us on a journey with the loveable, but somewhat self-opinionated and irritating Mr Idiot. (Summary by M…