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    • Edgar Allan Poe - The Complete Works Collection

    • De : Edgar Allan Poe
    • Lu par : Philippe Duquenoy
    • Durée : 48 h et 25 min
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    Edgar Allan Poe was one of the most prolific authors of his time, eventually gaining recognition for his tales of horror and his uncanny ability to paint a macabre picture with words. The Complete Works Collection of Edgar Allan Poe contains over 150 stories and poems, separated into individual chapters, including all of Poe's most notorious works such as The Raven, Annabel Lee, A Dream Within a Dream, Lenore, The Tell-Tale Heart, and many more.

    Prix : 26,89 €

    • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    • De : Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Lu par : David McCallion
    • Durée : 2 h et 19 min
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    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde tells the story of the lawyer Gabriel John Utterson as he investigates some disturbing incidents involving his old friend, the talented doctor Henry Jekyll, and his mysterious and sinister new companion, Edward Hyde. The lawyer is worried about his friend after he changes his will to include Hyde in case of his death or disappearance. Fearing that the doctor is being blackmailed by the stranger, the lawyer sets out to confront him.

    Prix : 6,88 €

    • De Profundis

    • De : Oscar Wilde
    • Lu par : David McCallion
    • Durée : 1 h et 41 min
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    At its heart, De Profundis is a love letter and is better known as the De Profundis papers. Written in 1897, while Oscar Wilde was imprisoned in Reading Gaol, De Profundis would become one of his best-known works. The papers include Wilde's account of living a lavish lifestyle and his relationship with Lord Alfred Douglas, both of which he credited for his eventual downfall and imprisonment. The second half of the papers is Wilde's account of prison life and his spiritual awakening.

    Prix : 6,88 €

    • Two Treatises of Government

    • De : John Locke
    • Lu par : Alastair Cameron
    • Durée : 10 h et 27 min
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    Two Treatises of Government is a work of political philosophy that outlined a concept foreign to the American people who, at the time, were still under English monarchy. This concept is what we now call democracy and advocated for a system in which all people were afforded rights to freedom and property ownership. The book was intended to push forward the ideas on contract theory and natural rights. Thomas Jefferson borrowed many of the ideas of Two Treatises of Government while writing the Declaration of Independence.

    Prix : 24,71 €

    • Gulliver's Travels

    • De : Jonathan Swift
    • Lu par : John Tatlock
    • Durée : 9 h et 19 min
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    Jonathan Swift's classic novel about the loveable Lemuel Gulliver is one that is taught in high schools around the country, and for good reason. Gulliver, who is a surgeon aboard a ship, thinks that he is about to embark on a run-of-the-mill voyage to different ports. Throughout his journey, however, there are a few events that take place that redirect his ship to unfamiliar islands. Not only are they unfamiliar to him, but they are inhabited by natives who are shaped and sized much differently than he is.

    Prix : 19,76 €

    • Nicomachean Ethics

    • De : Aristotle
    • Lu par : Alastair Cameron
    • Durée : 8 h et 10 min
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    In Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle delves into the question of what is best for mankind and humans as individuals. His conclusion is that happiness is the best possible human condition, though he is not referencing the emotion of happiness. Instead, Aristotle concludes that true happiness comes as a way of life in which the individual contributes to the good of his community, as well as his mind.

    Prix : 19,76 €

    • An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

    • De : David Hume
    • Lu par : Alastair Cameron
    • Durée : 5 h et 7 min
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    David Hume's An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding was considered to be one of the most contentious works of its time. Hume's view of reasoning through experience and "sophistry and illusion" in reference to religiously inspired fantasy was extremely controversial in the 18th century.

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    • The March of the Ten Thousand

    • De : Xenophon
    • Lu par : Alastair Cameron
    • Durée : 7 h et 54 min
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    The March of the Ten Thousand by Xenophon is an account of the Greek mercenary armies formed by Cyrus the Younger in an attempt to overthrow his brother, Artaxerxes II, with the purpose of gaining control of the Persian Empire. Xenophon was one of the leaders of these mercenaries; his work The Anabasis retells the story of the march to the Battle of Cunaxa. 

    Prix : 17,91 €

    • The Mysterious Affair at Styles

    • De : Agatha Christie
    • Lu par : Andrea Giordani
    • Durée : 6 h et 11 min
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    Agatha Christie wrote The Mysterious Affair at Styles during the midst of World War I. The book was published in 1920 and became extremely popular because of the well-grounded plot and interesting characters. The novel is set at Styles Court, a wealthy estate in England during the war. The estate's owner, Mrs. Cavendish, had inherited the estate as well as vast sums of money from her late husband.

    Prix : 19,76 €

    • The History of Rome: The Complete Works

    • De : Titus Livy, Cyrus Edmunds - translator, William A. McDevitte - translator
    • Lu par : Alastair Cameron
    • Durée : 88 h et 57 min
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    Titus Livy's only known surviving work is a monumental history of Rome that was originally written in Latin. It is estimated that Livy's The History of Rome was written between 27 and 9 BC and covers the legends of Aeneas, the fall of Troy, the city's founding in 753 BC, and Livy's account ends with the reign of Emperor Augustus. The History of Rome is a must-have for anyone interested in ancient history and the Roman era. With colorful detail and intriguing insight, Titus brings to life some of the most turbulent times in human history.  

    Prix : 26,89 €

    • Leaves of Grass

    • De : Walt Whitman
    • Lu par : David McCallion
    • Durée : 14 h et 4 min
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    Leaves of Grass is the written expression of Whitman's view of life and humanity in the form of poetry. The author masterfully connects each poem in some way, while infusing his prose with his own philosophy. This collection is unique for its time due to the emphasis the author puts on pleasures of the flesh, without resorting to symbolism to any great extent.

    Prix : 24,71 €

    • Moby Dick

    • De : Herman Melville
    • Lu par : Philippe Duquenoy
    • Durée : 21 h et 51 min
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    Ishmael, a sailor looking for his next adventure, and his friend who happens to be a former prince, sign up to join a whaling ship in Nantucket. The morning before they set sail on their voyage, many ominous signs of what the pair's fate may be are seen and heard through sermon and prophecy as the two friends ignore the warnings and make their way to the docks. Soon into the trip, the one-legged Captain Ahab announces that the whaling adventure is really a hunt for one very specific large, white sperm whale.

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    • Leviathan

    • De : Thomas Hobbes
    • Lu par : David McCallion
    • Durée : 22 h et 23 min
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    Published in 1651, Leviathan is considered to be one of the most important works of political philosophy and a major contribution to the modern idea of central government. In the mid-17th century, England was going through a turbulent time of change and unrest, which likely shaped Hobbes' ideas on strong government. Thomas Hobbes established the social contract theory. He believed that self-government did not create the ideal state due to the human tendency to be self-serving, something he believed would eventually lead to chaos.

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    • Walden and On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

    • De : Henry David Thoreau
    • Lu par : Philippe Duquenoy
    • Durée : 11 h
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    Walden, by Henry David Thoreau, is a personal narrative about Thoreau's solitary living experience near Walden Pond in Massachusetts. Starting with the building of his cabin by the pond in 1845, Thoreau recounts his experience away from society and city life. Thoreau spends his time growing beans for money while appreciating the beautiful wilderness around him. Although he lives a solitary life for nearly two years, Thoreau explains that he does not feel as isolated as one might think.

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    • The Scarlet Letter

    • De : Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • Lu par : Kate Petrie
    • Durée : 6 h et 53 min
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    One of the most important novels in classic literature, Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter tackles the subject of adultery, with the notorious Hester Prynne at the forefront of the scandal in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. In the beginning of the novel, Hester is serving time in prison for having a child out of wedlock and is forced to wear a scarlet A on her clothing at all times, so she cannot run from her sin no matter where she goes.

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    • Sense and Sensibility

    • De : Jane Austen
    • Lu par : Harriet Stevens
    • Durée : 12 h et 1 min
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    Sense and Sensibility, the first novel written by Jane Austen, is the story of two upper-class sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood, who trade fortunes when they leave Sussex with their mother for a more modest life in Devon. While Elinor is torn from the love of her life in Sussex, her younger sister, Marianne, finds romance in Devon. This book, even though it is Austen's first, demonstrates her trademark style of wit and comedy.

    Prix : 23,36 €

    • The Book of Mormon

    • De : Joseph Smith
    • Lu par : Alastair Cameron
    • Durée : 25 h et 17 min
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    The Book of Mormon is a volume of holy scriptures comparable to the Bible. It is a record of God’s dealings with ancient inhabitants of the Americas and contains the fullness of the everlasting gospel. The Book of Mormon was translated by Joseph Smith and contains texts sacred to the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints.

    Prix : 26,89 €

    • The Hunchback of Notre Dame

    • De : Victor Hugo
    • Lu par : Philippe Duquenoy
    • Durée : 19 h et 8 min
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    When it comes to 19th-century French literature, few can compare to Victor Hugo. In 1831, Victor Hugo wrote one of the most memorial gothic stories of all time, Notre Dame de Paris, later changed to The Hunchback of Notre Dame in 1833. This amazing story is set in medieval Paris and is centered on the famed Notre Dame cathedral as well as the three main characters: Esmeralda (the gypsy dancer); Quasimodo (the hunchback); and the priest, Claude Frollo.

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    • Great Expectations

    • De : Charles Dickens
    • Lu par : Philippe Duquenoy
    • Durée : 17 h et 28 min
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    After an escaped prisoner bullies him into freeing him using stolen tools, seven-year-old orphan Pip is made to pay regular visits to the mysterious spinster Miss Havisham, who lives in the wedding dress she wore when jilted at the altar and keeps every clock in her crumbling mansion frozen at the same time. While there, he meets and instantly falls in love with her beautiful but aloof ward Estella

    Prix : 24,71 €

    • Devils

    • De : Fyodor Dostoevsky
    • Lu par : Alastair Cameron
    • Durée : 25 h et 40 min
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    Devils, by Fyodor Dostoevsky, is a classic political satire exploring the effects of imported European ideologies such as atheism and nihilism on Christian Russia. Based on the true-life political murder of Ivan Ivanov by the revolutionary Sergey Nechayev, Dostoevsky wrote this tale of society scandals, doomed marriages and fatally misguided idealism after returning from exile in Siberia.

    Prix : 29,66 €

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