Great Books - A Chapter a Day
The world's great literature narrated in mp3, one chapter at a time.
12/28/2009 | Download File (39.92 MB) - right click to download
Episode 4, Calypso The narrative shifts abruptly. The time is again 8 a.m., but the action has moved across the city to Eccles Street and to the second protagonist of the book, Leopold Bloom, a part-Jewish advertising canvasser. Bloom lives at No. 7 Eccles Street and is preparing breakfast at the same time as Mulligan in [...]
11/11/2009 | Download File (9.98 MB) - right click to download
The Call of the Wild is a novel by American writer Jack London. The plot concerns a previously domesticated and even somewhat pampered dog named Buck, whose primordial instincts return after a series of events finds him serving as a sled dog in the treacherous, frigid Yukon during the days of the 19th-century Klondike Gold [...] No related posts.
9/29/2009 | Download File (21.24 MB) - right click to download
Episode 2, Nestor Stephen is teaching a history class on the victories of Pyrrhus of Epirus. The class is visibly bored, unconcerned with the subject and not disciplined. Before seeing the boys out of the classroom for a game of hockey, Stephen tells the students a cryptic and impenetrable riddle about a fox burying his grandmother [...] Related posts:Ulysses by James Joyce – Episode 1 Ulysses, the novel by James Joyce, chronicles the passage...Ulysses – Episode 3 Episode 3, Proteus In this chapter, characterized by its... Related posts brought to you by Yet Another Related Posts Plugin.
9/28/2009 | Download File (24.00 MB) - right click to download
Ulysses, the novel by James Joyce, chronicles the passage of Leopold Bloom through Dublin during an ordinary day, June 16, 1904. The title parallels and alludes to Odysseus (Latinised into Ulysses), the hero of Homer’s Odyssey (e.g., the correspondences between Leopold Bloom and Odysseus, Molly Bloom and Penelope, and Stephen Dedalus and Telemachus). Joyce fans [...] Related posts:Ulysses – Episode 2 Episode 2, Nestor Stephen is teaching a history class...Ulysses – Episode 3 Episode 3, Proteus In this chapter, characterized by its...Dracula – Chapter 27 Coming Soon to Great Books Audio — ULYSSES by James... Related posts brought to you by Yet Another Related Posts Plugin.
9/17/2009 | Download File (20.69 MB) - right click to download
Because of his injuries, Gregor had lost much of his mobility – probably permanently. He had been reduced to the condition of an ancient invalid and it took him long, long minutes to crawl across his room – crawling over the ceiling was out of the question… ~ THE END ~ Related posts:Metamorphosis [...] Related posts:Metamorphosis – Part 1 When Gregor Samsa wakes from troubled dreams, he finds...Metamorphosis – Part 2 He pushed himself over to the door, feeling...Metamorphosis – Part 1 When Gregor Samsa wakes from troubled dreams, he finds... Related posts brought to you by Yet Another Related Posts Plugin.