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The Buddhist Philosophy of Life Henry M. Tichenor Narrated by Denis Daly In this extended pamphlet, free-thinking advocate Henry Tichenor presents the life story of Gotama Buddha in the style of a hagiography, in which the fundamental doctrines of Buddhism are interwoven. Production copyright 2021 Voices of TodayShow more
An Edward Lear Collection Narrated by Denis Daly, Sarah Bacaller and Lucy Bacaller Have you been lately to Lake Pipple Popple? Perhaps you have spotted the Pobble who has no toes? Or maybe you have roosted in the Quangle Wangle's hat? Certainly Mr. Edward Lear has (he's written all about it). And now, you can listen to his tales read aloud, full of rhyme, rhythm and words that you won't find in the dictionary! Edward Lear (1812 - 1888) was a creative and skilled Englishman who composed music, wrote poetry, and was a talented illustrator. He was earning an income from drawing by the age of 16 years. Lear is remembered today primarily for his nonsense poems, stories and songs, and for popularising the poetic form of the limerick. He spent the last decade of his life in San Remo, Italy. The opening poem, How Pleasant To Know Mr Lear, was later used by T. S. Eliot as the basis of a mocking self portrait, 'How unpleasant to meet Mr. Eliot!' 1 - How Pleasant To Know Mr Lear 2 - The History of the Seven Families of the Lake Pipple-Popple 3 - The Two Old Bachelors 4 - The Pelican Chorus 5 - The Pobble who has no Toes 6 - Mr and Mrs Discobbolus 7 - The Quangle Wangle's Hat 8 - The Akond of Swat Production copyright 2021 Voices of TodayShow more
Poems of John of the Cross Translated by David Lewis Narrated by Denis Daly and Sarah Bacaller Although his output was small, John of the Cross (1542 - 1591) is considered one of the most important figures in Spanish poetry. All his verse explores the same theme: the seach of the soul for union with its creator and the glory of the resulting 'mystical marriage.' This selection of twenty poems opens with his most famous poem, 'The Obscure Night of the Soul' and concludes with a free translation of Psalm 137 (By the Waters of Babylon). Production copyright 2021 Voices of TodayShow more
Where The Dead Men Lie And Other Poems By Barcroft Boake Collected and edited by A. G. Stephens Narrated by Denis Daly and Amy Soakes In his short life Australian poet Barcoft Boake completed thirty poems, the most famous of which is the pastoral lament, Where The Dead Men Lie, which was first published in the The Bulletin in December, 1891. This collection was prepared and edited by critic and anthologist, A. G. Stephens, who also appended a detailed memoir of the poet. Production copyright 2021 Voices of TodayShow more
Three Elephant Power and Other Stories By Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson Narrated by Denis Daly Solicitor, journalist, poet and war veteran, Andrew Barton Paterson is today best known for his colourful and jingoistic verse, in particular The Man from Snowy River. Paterson's prose works include An Outback Marriage (1906), and Three Elephant Power and Other Stories (1917), the latter being a collection of tall tales and serious (but often humorous) reporting. Production copyright 2021 Voices of TodayShow more
The Jerilderie Letter By Ned Kelly Narrated by Denis Daly Edward 'Ned' Kelly (1854 -1880) was the last and most celebrated Australian bushranger (outlaw). After being implicated in the shooting of three policemen at Stringybark Creek in October, 1878, Kelly and his gang were declared by the Victorian government to be outlaws, and were the subjects of an extensive man hunt over the next two years. In February, 1879, the Kelly gang staged a daring and highly organized raid on the Bank of New South Wales in the town of Jerilderie. During the occupation of the town Kelly dictated a letter to fellow gang member Joe Byrne, which he wished the editor of the Jerilderie & Urana Gazette to publish. Unable to locate the editor of the paper, Kelly gave the letter to Edwin Living, the accountant of the bank, with a demand that it be printed. However, the letter was not actually published until 1930 In the letter the outlaw gives a detailed explanation of his various grievances and, in particular, attempts to justify his actions at Stringybark Creek. Kelly was captured after an epic shootout at the Glenrowan Hotel in June 1880, and was executed by hanging in Melbourne on 11th November.Show more
In The Amethyst Box, a vial of incredibly potent poison goes missing on the eve of a wedding. The groom and the best man set out to find it and prevent its misuse. A man's unexpected but natural death in a hotel become more and more mysterious when we learn his obituary was printed before he died. In The Ruby and the Cauldron, a precious gem is lost then found then lost again...finding it will save one woman from shame but will condemn another. Finally, one of Inspector Gryce's first forays into police work is chronicled in The Staircase at Heart's Delight as he risks his life to solve a series of murders.Show more
About the Holy Bible A Lecture By Robert G. Ingersoll Narrated by Denis Daly This aggressive diatribe against the Bible was published in 1894 and is based on an assertion that formed the basis of many of Ingersoll's attacks on organized religion -the concept of divine inspiration and the evils that spring from this contention. On the title page the author states: 'In the nature of things there can be no evidence to establish the claim of Inspiration.' Production copyright 2020 Voices of TodayShow more
This book is a critical analysis by an ex-Muslim activist of religion in general and of Islam in particular. It describes the author's journey out of Islam and discusses in depth many common misconceptions about Islam that are prevalent both within and outside the Islamic world. Production copyright 2020 Voices of Today.Show more
Richard le Gallienne was, almost to the point of caricature, a notable example of the Bohemian literary figure. He travelled widely, had many acquaintances among notable figures of his day, including Oscar Wilde, Rupert Brooke and John Cowper Powys, and worked through a long series of romantic relationships. However, his poetic verbiage is economical and disciplined, and free from rhetorical affectation. This collection was published in 1895, and reflects the mature style of the poet. It contains two large poems, Paolo and Francesca, and Young Love, and 46 short poems.Show more
Accusation is the unperceived catalyst for this dramatic narrative; Job is framed by the accusation that his self-invested allegiance to God will evaporate if he is exposed to adversity. Job is unaware that this wager against his integrity has taken place. The drama that ensues on an epic scale resonates with universal experiences of human suffering—from Job's searching questions, to the grating interventions of Job's friends, and the sense that human misfortune can seem contingent on the whim of unseen powers. The Book of Job is found in the writings of the Hebrew Bible and is the first book of poetry in the Old Testament. This audiobook is performed by Sarah Bacaller and Denis Daly, and includes a foreword written by Dr. Stephen Curkpatrick.Show more
This collection of short stories by notable Australian author, Mary Grant Bruce (1878-1958), reflects on Australian experiences of summertime. Infused with the smells, sounds and textures of Australian life during the Christmas season, these stories also highlight the strengths and yearnings of their characters. This unique collection includes a foreword by Ian Bruce, grandson of Mary Grant Bruce, and includes the following six stories: * A Gentleman by Accident * An Australian Christmas * Home for Christmas * Our Christmas Eve * Christmas at Henderson's * The Valley of Forgetfulness Mary Grant Bruce (1878-1958) was an Australian author, many of whose writings focused on iconic Australian life. As well as publishing thirty-seven books, Mary Grant Bruce wrote regularly for Australian newspapers, often for children. Her most well known works are the books in the Billabong series. See www.marygrantbruce.com.auShow more
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