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Category: written in 19th century

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

Source: Lit2Go (iTunes link)Length: 14 hours, 23 minutesReader: Rick Kistner The book: In 1864, the Confederate States Navy Huntley became the first

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Source: LibriVox (Act 1 | 2 | 3)Length: 2 Hours, 11 minReaders: multiple The play: �I hope you have not

“Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came” by Robert Browning

Source: LibriVox (mp3)Length: 13 minutesReader: Algy Pug The poem: In The White Company, Conan Doyle mentions the great knight Roland as the

The White Company by Arthur Conan Doyle

Source: LibriVox (zipped mp3s)Length: 14 hr, 43 minReader: Clive Catterall The book: Although known now as the creator of Sherlock

Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Source: LibriVox (zipped mp3s)Length: 24 hr, 38 minReader: Stewart Wills The book: Moby Dick. For years this was a book

“Markheim” by Robert Louis Stevenson

Source: LibriVox (mp3)Length: 44 minutesReader: William Coon The story: In desperate need of money on Christmas Day, Markheim approaches a

The Wondersmith by Fitz-James O’Brien

Source: Maria Lectrix (Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 )Length: 1 hr,

“The Happy Prince” by Oscar Wilde

Source: Spoken Alexandria (mp3)Length: 25 minReader: Alex Wilson The story: Children’s stories are a convenient framework to present a fable about life in

Hard Times by Charles Dickens

Source: Librivox (zipped mp3s)Length: 12 hrReaders: narrated by Bob Neufeild, voiced by many The book: The lower classes do all

Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne

Source: The Drama PodLength: about 10 hoursReader: Winfred Henson The book: With modern science at our backs, it’s hard to