Free Books
These books are available for free download. Most are audio versions of Public Domain works, the original texts copyright expired. That takes 70-100 years, depending on the law of the land and specific titles' copyrights. Although the original work is available with no copyright, the audio recording is property and copyright of whoever has made or owns the recording, and usually only available for private non commercial use. Some free audio books are Creative Commons licensed. These are released by their authors or owners free of charge to the public, usually with some restrictions (e.g. non commercial use, no alterations)

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Drama
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Speex Audio, MP3, Ogg Vorbis
10h15m
Read by Rob Tromp, Marc Devine
Adventures of Hucklberry Finn
Gutenberg
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LiteralSystems
In this classic tale Tom Sawyers old friend has an adventure on his own. Mark Twain writes about friendship, adventure, and slavery in the old south.
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Detective
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6h 15m
Read by John Telfer
Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Gutenberg
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Perhaps the most famous literary detective, Sherlock Holmes popularised the logical 'deductive' method of investigation, and predicted most of our modern forensic science. A delight to listen to.
The War Of The Worlds Sci-fi
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MP3, OGG
aout 6.5h (volunteer read)
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War Of The Worlds
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*Under copyright protection in UK an EU until 2016* H G Wells is one of the pioneers of the science fiction genre. This book, recently remade as a movie, tells a terrifying tale of hostile and technologically superior aliens from Mars invading Earth. This books audio version first made headlines when on October 30, 1938, a Mercury theater broadcast (this free recording is not it) had frightened listeners into believing an alien invasion was actually taking place.
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