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The Pennycomequicks

Read by Michael Reuss


Sabine Baring-Gould


The Pennycomequicks is the charming and witty story of a dysfunctional English family in the late 19th century, scattered to the winds, scar…

Reflections on the Revolution in France

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Edmund Burke


Reflections on the Revolution in France is a 1790 book by Edmund Burke, one of the best-known intellectual attacks against the (then-infant)…

Bk 12 Ch 01

In Les Misérables, Volume 4

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Victor Hugo, transl. Hapgood and Victor Hugo


This is book 4 of 5. An ex-convict breaks parole and starts a new life as a righteous man, but is pursued by a police inspector. Along the w…

II On Manner of Development of Man from some Lower Form pt.4

In The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Part 1

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Charles Darwin


A book on evolutionary theory by English naturalist Charles Darwin, first published in 1871. It was Darwin's second great book on evolutiona…

Notes from Underground, Part I. Underground, Chapters 01 - 03

In White Nights & Other Stories

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Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Translated by Constance Garnett and Fyodor Dostoyevsky


White Nights and Other Stories by Fyodor Dostoyevsky is a compilation published in 1918 by The MacMillan Company, NY (USA) and Heinemann (UK…

07 - The Society of Simple Souls

In The Flying Inn

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G. K. Chesterton


The Flying Inn is a novel first published in 1914 by G.K. Chesterton. It is set in a future England where a bizarre form of "Progressiv…

49 - Chapter 49

In The Gilded Age, A Tale of Today

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Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner and Mark Twain


The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today is an 1873 novel by Mark Twain and Charles Dudley Warner that satirizes greed and political corruption in po…