Recommended Classics CD Audioooks

Go Set a Watchman CD

Harper Lee

An historic literary event: the publication of a newly discovered novel, the earliest known work from Harper Lee, the beloved, bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning classic, To Kill a Mockingbird.Originally written in the m...

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Published: Jul 2015

The Grapes of Wrath

John Steinbeck

Unabridged, 17 CDs, 21 hours Read by Dylan Baker The Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression, a book that galvanized-and sometimes outraged-millions of readers At once naturalistic epic, captivity narrative, road novel, a...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2011

Persuasion

Jane Austen

Deepens and confuses our apprehension of Jane Austen. The earlier books set such store by fine manners that it's alarming to find her not merely loosening her respect for them but hinting that they are popularly used as cover for emot...

Abridged CD
Published: Aug 1996

Audrey Hepburn's Enchanted Tales

Mary Sheldon

The late screen legend Audrey Heurn uses music from Maurice Ravel's 'Mother Goose' as the framework for her reading of these favorite fairy tales.

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2007

Brideshead Revisited

Evelyn Waugh

Evelyn Waugh's classic novel retold, and now a major motion picture from Miramax. Academy Award and Tony Award Winner Jeremy Irons--who has starred in films such as Lolita, Die Hard with a Vengeance, and Reversal of Fortune--narrates,...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2008

The Complete Lord of the Rings Trilog...

J. R. R. Tolkien

The set gathers for the first time both The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings in audio format. These are the original American dramatizations as broadcast on public radio. The packaging features original art from John Howe, renowned To...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2012

Sea Wolf, The

Jack London

The danger lay in the heavy fog which blanketed the bay, and of which, as a landsman, I had little apprehension.' This is the first line that the listener hears in this tale of a man uprooted and thrust into the unfamiliar and dangero...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2001

Jared (Shadow Wranglers)

Sarah McCarty

In the second entry in the Shadow Wranglers series, when female vampire Raisa is forced to accept protection from tough, ruthless vampire Jared Johnson, she finds it increasingly difficult to resist his forbidden allure while keeping ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2011

Demian

Hermann Hesse

A Classic Novel About the Pursuit of Personal Fulfillment--First Time Ever on CD! A brilliant psychological portrait of a troubled young man's quest for self-awareness, this coming-of-age novel achieved instant critical and popular ac...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2008

Captains Courageous (Classic Collecti...

Rudyard Kipling

The tale of an Irish boy raised as an Indian in imperial India. It is the story of his coming of age in a world of high adventure, mystic quests, and the "great game" between the British and the Russians for control of Centr...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2006

The Pickwick Papers

Charles Dickens

In 'The Pickwick Papers', Dickens' reached his peak of humor. First commissioned to match illustrations that had benn done, 'The Pickwick Papers' took on a life of its own. Serialized in 20 monthly installments from March 1836 to Nove...

Abridged CD
Published: Nov 1998

Longbourn

Jo Baker

• Pride and Prejudice was only half the story • If Elizabeth Bennet had the washing of her own petticoats, Sarah often thought, she'd most likely be a sight more careful with them.  In this irresistibly imagined belowstairs answ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2013

Alice'S Adventures In Wonderland Cd (...

Lewis Carroll

In an enchanting performance, two-time Academy Award® winner Sally Field takes us on a topsy-turvy adventure through Wonderland. Irresistibly delightful, fascinating and funny, Ms. Field's stunning interpretation brings Alice, th...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2000

Malone Dies

Samuel Beckett

This is the second in the famous trilogy of novels written by Samuel Beckett in the late 1940s. An old man is dying in a room. His bowl of soup comes, his pots are emptied. He waits to die. And while he waits, he constructs stories, m...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2004

Sons and Lovers (Naxos Complete Class...

D. H. Lawrence

Sons and Lovers, Lawrences third published novel, was written by the author at the height of his literary powers. The story of class differences (the relationship between a middle-class woman and a miner) in the tough world of coal mi...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2008

Lady Chatterley's Lover

D. H. Lawrence

Lady Chatterley's Lover was the subject of one of the most infamous trials of the 20th century when its publisher, Penguin, was prosecuted under the Obscene Publications Act. Finally, after testimony from expert witnesses for the defe...

Abridged CD
Published: Oct 2008

A Passage to India

E. M. Forster

In Forster’s beautifully written novel about British India at the turn of the century, a simple misunderstanding erupts into hostility. The plot centers on Aziz, a young doctor who is initially tolerant of the British presence i...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2005

Peony of China

Pearl S. Buck

Young Peony is sold into a rich Chinese household as a bondmaid - an awkward role in which she is more a servant, but less a daughter. As she grows into a lovely, provocative young woman, Peony falls in love with the family's only son...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2011

Time Machine & The War of the Worlds

H. g. Wells

The Time Machine, Wells' first novel (published in 1895) and The War Of The Worlds (1898), comprise two great firsts in the history of science fiction. Respectively, they were the first novels to center around time travel and the firs...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2005

Agnes Grey

Anne Bronte

Drawing on her own experiences, Anne Bronte wrote her first novel out of an urgent need to inform her contemporaries about the desperate position of unmarried educated women driven to take up the only 'respectable' career open to them...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2007

The Pearl

John Steinbeck

Make this your next book club selection and everyone saves.Get 15% off when you order 5 or more of this title for your book club.Simply enter the coupon code STEINBECKPEARL at checkout.This offer does not apply to eBook purchases. Thi...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2011

The Idiot

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The chief thing is that they all need him' -thus Dostoyevsky described Prince Myshkin, the hero of perhaps his most remarkable novel. As the still, radiant center of a plot whose turbulent action is extraordinary even for Dostoyevsky,...

Abridged CD
Published: Aug 1995

The Good Earth: Classic Collection

Pearl S. Buck

The story begins on the wedding day of farmer Wang Lung and follows his simple, often one-sided view of the Chinese culture, times, and his connection with the land. The land is a recurring theme throughout the novel, seemingly nurtur...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2007

Barnaby Rudge (Classic fiction)

Charles Dickens

Barnaby Rudge, one of only two historical novels by Dickens, deals with the 'Popery' riots of 1780. Read here by one of Britain's most popular readers, Sean Barrett, (his reading of Bleak House was widely praised) in a useful 6CD abri...

Abridged CD
Published: Mar 2009

Wise Blood

Flannery O'Connor

Wise Blood, Flannery O'Connor's astonishing and haunting first novel, is a classic of twentieth-century literature. It is the story of Hazel Motes, a twenty-two-year-old caught in an unending struggle against his innate, desperate fai...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2010

Sodom and Gomorrah (Remembrance of Th...

Marcel Proust

In CITIES OF THE PLAIN (also known as SODOM AND GOMORRAH), Marcel continues his forays into the aristocratic society into which he has finally been admitted, finding satisfaction but a growing disillusionment as well, and is both fasc...

Abridged CD
Published: Feb 1999

The Jane Austen BBC Radio Drama Colle...

Jane Austen

A collection of BBC radio full-cast dramatisations of Jane Austen's six major novels Jane Austen is one of the finest writers in the English language, and this volume includes all six of her classic novels.Mansfield Park: On a quest t...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2016

The Gambler

Fyodor M. Dostoevsky

The Gambler paints a stark picture of the attractions---and addictions---of gambling. Using skillful characterization, Fyodor Dostoevsky faithfully depicts life among the gambling set in old Germany.

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2010

Cry, the Beloved Country

Alan Paton

Set in the troubled South Africa of the 1940s, this is the deeply moving story of a Zulu pastor, his son, and a land and a people riven by racial injustice. Passionately African, yet timeless and universal, it is a work of searing bea...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2008

Tristram Shandy

Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sternes most famous novel is a biting satire of literary conventions and contemporary eighteenth-century values. Renowned for its parody of established narrative techniques, Tristram Shandy is commonly regarded as the forerun...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2009

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