First Chapter Collection 07


The first chapter of a book is often the hook to draw a reader in. It could make you eager for more or realize it isn't for you. Here we offer the seventh "First Chapter Collection" in which readers share the first chapters of a variety of fiction and non-fiction works.

Genre(s): Classics (Greek & Latin Antiquity), General Fiction, *Non-fiction

Language: Multilingual

Group: Multilingual First Chapter Collections

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 The Banquet of the Ten Virgins (Introduction) Saint Methodius Etext Craig Campbell
00:09:27 en
Play 02 The Cat of Misery Ideas and Images Remy de Gourmont Etext April6090
00:02:34 en
Play 03 The Dinner Year Book Marion Harland Etext BettyB
00:10:13 en
Play 04 Don Quixote (Greek) Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Etext Rapunzelina
00:12:21 el
Play 05 Eloisa: or, A series of original letters (Preface) - from vol 1 Jean-Jacques Rousseau Etext Craig Campbell
00:05:50 en
Play 06 The Enchanted Typewriter John Kendrick Bangs Etext April6090
00:19:24 en
Play 07 Marsh Leaves P. H. Emerson Etext Peter Yearsley
00:07:12 en
Play 08 Montenegro: A Land of Warriors Roy Trevor Etext BettyB
00:11:18 en
Play 09 The Mysterious Stranger Mark Twain Etext ChadH94
00:09:04 en
Play 10 Niebla (Spanish) Miguel de Unamuno Etext Varonesa de Lima, Perú
00:11:22 es
Play 11 North and South Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell Etext Grace Buchanan
00:30:04 en
Play 12 Our Androcentric Culture, or The Man-Made World Charlotte Perkins Gilman Etext Grace Buchanan
00:28:05 en
Play 13 Proslogium (Preface) Anselm of Canterbury Etext Craig Campbell
00:04:16 en
Play 14 Stoneground Ghost Tales Edmund Gill Swain Etext Peter Yearsley
00:24:12 en
Play 15 Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar Edgar Rice Burroughs Etext Grace Buchanan
00:16:44 en
Play 16 A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers Henry David Thoreau Etext KevinS
00:14:53 en
Play 17 What to See in America Clifton Johnson Etext BettyB
00:17:50 en
Play 18 When Lint Was In The Bell Archibald Mc'Ilroy Etext ChadH94
00:13:53 en
Play 19 Within the Gateways of the Far East Charles Rosenbury Erdman, Sr. Etext BettyB
00:26:39 en
Play 20 Ziemia Obiecana (Polish) Wladyslaw Reymont Etext Piotr Nater
00:14:11 pl