ebook-speaker

EBook reader that reads aloud in a synthetic voice
  http://jlemmens.nl/
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This package provides a command-line e-reader that reads out electronic text using speech synthesis. It has a simple user interface appropriate for Braille terminals.

Currently the following formats are supported (some formats need additional packages as suggested by this package):
AportisDoc
ASCII mail text
ASCII text
Broadband eBooks (BBeB)
Composite Document File (Microsoft Office Word)
DAISY3 DTBook
EPUB ebook data
GIF image data
GutenPalm zTXT
GNU gettext message catalogue
HTML document
ISO-8859 text
JPEG image data
Microsoft Reader eBook Data
Microsoft Windows HtmlHelp Data
Microsoft Word 2007+
Mobipocket E-book
MS Windows HtmlHelp Data
Netpbm PPM data
OpenDocument Text
PDF document
PeanutPress PalmOS
PNG image data
POSIX shell script text
PostScript document
Rich Text Format
troff or preprocessor text (e.g. Linux man-pages)
UTF-8 Unicode mail text
UTF-8 Unicode text
WordPerfect
XML document text
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KutWrite 1 year ago

This needs Pandoc, which is available on repos. However even after installing, it read the document in an unintelligible voice. Not worth anything to me.