Audio Books

Title: An Eye for an Eye

Author: Anthony Trollope

Description: A short but typical Trollope romance in which a young nobleman is torn between love for an impoverished Irish girl and the expectations of his family that he will marry someone suitable for inheriting an Earldom

Link: https://librivox.org/an-eye-for-an-eye-by-anthony-trollope/

 

Title: Sea and Sardinia

Author: D.H.Lawrence

Description: A travel book describing a journey taken by Lawrence and his wife Frieda (whom he refers to as the Queen Bee) by sea from Sicily to Sardinia and then in the interior of that island

Link: https://librivox.org/sea-and-sardinia-by-d-h-lawrence/

 

Title: The New Machiavelli

Author: H.G. Wells

Description: About a political idealist who changes his colours and engages in a sexual adventure, this novel by H.G. Wells generated controversy when it was first published in 1911.

Link: https://librivox.org/the-new-machiavelli-by-h-g-wells/

 

Title: Nina Balatka

Author: Anthony Trollope

Description: A romance set in Prague between a Catholic and a Jew. In this short novel, Trollope moves away from his usual milieu to explore a theme which has universal resonance.

Link: https://archive.org/details/nina_balatka_1504_librivox

 

Title: Love and Mr Lewisham

Author: H.G. Wells

Description: The teaching profession, science and politics in late 19th century England. H.G.Wells’ humorous early novel, drawing on his own life, shows how these – as well as involvement in spiritualism – have to compete with love.

Link: http://bit.ly/1wGZNRV

 

Title: Travels with my Opera Glasses

Author: Anthony Ogus

Description: My experiences as an opera-goer, from the 1960s to the present. It deals with the delights and disappointments from seeking out opera performances in different countries.

Link: http://amzn.to/Zus56D

 

Title: The Three Clerks

Author: Anthony Trollope

Description: Romance and crime in the mid-19th century British Civil Service. In this early novel,Trollope draws on his own experiences as a junior clerk in the General Post Office to provide an entertaining and moving account of how ambition within the service can affect friendship and love.

Link: https://archive.org/details/three_clerks_version_2_1401_librivox

 

Title: Pictures from Italy

Author: Charles Dickens

Description: Dickens takes time off his novels to give an account of travels which he and his family undertook in France and Italy. There are vivid descriptions of the places, but also of the people and their lives.

Link: http://archive.org/details/picturesfrom__italy_ao_1302_librivox

 

Title: Kipps

Author: H.G.Wells

Description: A poignant tale about ambition and social class in England in the early 20th century by H.G. Wells, a master of this genre, who drew on features of his own life to provide some of the material.

Link: http://archive.org/details/kipps_1211_ao_librivox