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The Glugs of Gosh

Read by Chris Goringe


C. J. Dennis


First published in 1917, The Glugs of Gosh satirizes Australian life at the start of the twentieth century - but the absurdities it catalogs…

The Raven

Read by Chris Goringe


Edgar Allan Poe


Perhaps Edgar Allen Poe's most famous poem, the "Raven" is a macabre exploration of a man, his memories of Lenore, and the black b…

Chapter 14

In The Mystery (LibriVox NaNoWriMo novel 2006)

Read by Chris Goringe


Written by Chris Goringe, recorded by Chris Goringe and Librivox Volunteers


The idea was to write a whole novel in the month of November, based on the guidelines of the National Novel Writing Month. The twist is that…

Chapters 10-12

In Psmith in the City

Read by Chris Goringe


P. G. Wodehouse


Mike’s dream of studying and playing cricket at Cambridge are thwarted as his father runs into financial difficulties. Instead, Mike takes o…

Sonnets 51-60

In Shakespeare's Sonnets

Read by Chris Goringe


William Shakespeare


Shakespeare’s sonnets comprise a collection of 154 poems in sonnet form that deal with such themes as love, beauty, politics, and mortality.…

Chapters 1-3

In Pride and Prejudice

Read by Chris Goringe


Jane Austen


Pride and Prejudice is the most famous of Jane Austen’s novels, and its opening is one of the most famous lines in English literature - “It …

Iron Hans

In Grimms' Fairy Tales

Read by Chris Goringe


Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm


A classic collection of oral German folklore, brought together for posterity by the scholarly brothers Grimm in the 1800s, this epitome of f…

Version 2

In The Road

Read by Chris Goringe


sassoon_s and Siegfried Sassoon


LibriVox volunteers bring you eight different readings of Siegfried Sassoon's The Road, a weekly poetry project. (Summary by Annie Coleman)

Version 3

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

Read by Chris Goringe


moore_c and 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 War of the Worlds - Book 1 - Chapter 02

In The War of the Worlds

Read by Chris Goringe


H. G. Wells


H. G. Wells wrote The War of the Worlds in 1898, when there was much speculation about life on the planet Mars. The book is considered to be…