Audio Books

in Classics

  • Warden


    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Anthony Trollope
    Duration: 07:11:00

    Anthony Trollope's classic novel centers on Mr. Harding, a clergyman of great personal integrity whose charitable income far exceeds the purpose for which it was intended. On discovering this, young John Bold determines to expose what he regards as an abuse of privilege, despite the fact that he is ... [ more ]

  • Nostromo


    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Joseph Conrad
    Duration: 17:19:00

    Joseph Conrad's multilayered masterpiece tells of one nation's violent revolution and one hero's moral degeneration. Conrad convincingly invents an entire country, Costaguana, and sets it afire as warlords compete for power and a fortune in silver. Señor Gould, adamant that his silver should no ... [ more ]

  • A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Classic Fiction
    Author: Charles Dickens
    Duration: 02:40:52

    Every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding, says Scrooge. Mean old Scrooge despises Christmas ... until Christmas Eve, when a haunted voice from the past changes his life overnight. You know the story; now experience the marvel of the book. P ... [ more ]

  • Birth of a Nation

    Birth of a Nation

    Genre: History,North American,TV & Radio,Classics
    Author: Nate Parker
    Duration: 02:00:00

    This official tie-in to the highly acclaimed film, The Birth of a Nation, surveys the history and legacy of Nat Turner, the leader of one of the most renowned slave rebellions on American soil, while also exploring Turner’s relevance to contemporary dialogues on race relations. This official ti ... [ more ]

  • Great Classic Stories

    Great Classic Stories

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Essays and Anthologies
    Author: Various Authors
    Duration: 07:44:59

    A treasure chest of the written and spoken word, this collection is read by brilliant actors who make this audio anthology a genuine treat for the listener. This audio recording includes:  • “Reginald on House Parties” by Saki, narrated by Nigel Hawthorne • “The Sphinx Without a Secret” by Os ... [ more ]

  • A Rare Recording of Carl Jung

    A Rare Recording of Carl Jung

    Genre: NonFiction,Literature,Classics
    Author: Carl Jung
    Duration: 00:08:00

    Hear seven minutes of a 1959 interview with Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung on the BBC program, 'Face to Face,' hosted by John Freeman. This probing interview with Jung, considered the world's greatest psychiatrist, provides a rare glimpse into his personal viewpoints and sheds insight ... [ more ]

  • Grimm's Fairy Tales

    Grimm's Fairy Tales

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Short Stories
    Author: The Brothers Grimm
    Duration: 08:22:00

    First published by brothers Wilhelm & Jacob Grimm in 1812 as a collection of retold Germanic folk stories, this collection of such well-known fairytales as Rapunzel and Sleeping Beauty transports listeners to a realm where “Once upon a time” often ends up “happily ever after”…and where giants, princ ... [ more ]

  • Red Badge of Courage

    Red Badge of Courage

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Stephen Crane
    Duration: 02:31:00

    The Red Badge of Courage is a masterpiece about a young private in the Union Army whose youthful enthusiasm about the glory of battle gives way to increasing doubt and worry that when he comes to be tested in his first encounter on the battlefield, he will be found deficient of courage. ... [ more ]

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Mark Twain
    Duration: 02:04:00

    Huck Finn can no longer stand his life at home so he fakes his own death. While camping, he discovers the runaway slave, Jim. Together, Huck and Jim travel down the mighty Mississippi River in a series of adventures with a cast of unforgettable characters. *Extended track length will pro ... [ more ]

  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: William Shakespeare
    Duration: 02:01:00

    Julius Caesar triumphantly returns Rome where he is met by betrayal, conspiracy and ultimately, assassination followed by Mark Antony's revenge on the plotters. The drama is also the story of Marcus Brutus and his struggle between the conflicting demands of his friendship with Caesar and his loyalty ... [ more ]

  • Ethan Frome

    Ethan Frome

    Genre: Literature,Classics
    Author: Edith Wharton
    Duration: 03:00:00

    Ethan Frome is a lonely farmer trying to make a living while also tending to his frigid, demanding and ungrateful wife Zeena. Hope enters Ethan's life of despair when his wife's cousin Mattie arrives to help. His life is transformed as he falls in love Mattie but their fate is doomed by the oppressi ... [ more ]

  • Christmas Carol

    Christmas Carol

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Novels,Classic Fiction
    Author: Charles Dickens
    Duration: 01:26:00

    A Christmas Carol is without question one of Charles Dickens' greatest works. This extremely popular story introduces some of the most timeless, internationally known characters such as Scrooge, the unforgettable miser; Bob Cratchit, the underpaid clerk; and Tiny Tim, Cratchit's frail, loving son. T ... [ more ]

  • War of the Worlds

    War of the Worlds

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Fiction,Classics,Action & Adventure,Classic Fiction
    Author: H. G. Wells
    Duration: 01:23:00

    Do UFO's really exist? Could creatures from another planet visit Earth? In The War of the Worlds they do exist and the visitors from the planet Mars come to Earth with not so friendly intentions- to destroy our civilizations! Can humans stop these monstrous invaders before they destroy everything an ... [ more ]

  • Within a Budding Grove

    Within a Budding Grove

    Genre: Fiction,Literature,Classics,Novels,Classic Fiction
    Author: Marcel Proust
    Duration: 26:23:00

    Remembrance of Things Past is one of the monuments of 20th-century literature. Neville Jason's unabridged recording of the work runs to 150 hours. Within a Budding Grove is the second of seven volumes. The theme is one of developing sexuality in which the Narrator visits a brothel and we follow the ... [ more ]

  • Kraken Wakes

    Kraken Wakes

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,Science Fiction,Fiction,Classics,General
    Author: John Wyndham
    Duration: 09:00:00

    Journalist Mike Watson and his wife, Phylis, trace it back to the strange showering lights they noticed on the final day of their honeymoon cruise: lights which appeared to land and disappear into the water. Reports mount of similar sightings all over the world. Governments embark on missions to inv ... [ more ]

  • Jungle Books

    Jungle Books

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Literature,Classics,Fiction,Children's,Ages 6 to 8,Ages 9 to 12,Juvenile & Children's,Literature,Classics,Fiction,Children's,Ages 6 to 8,Ages 9 to 12
    Author: Rudyard Kipling
    Duration: 03:47:00

    Kipling's tales of Mowgli and his exciting life in the Indian jungle have been loved by children and adults alike ever since their publication in 1895. Mowgli the 'man-cub' must learn to fend for himself against terrible foes like Shere Khan the tiger, but he can always call upon his friends Baloo t ... [ more ]

  • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi


    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Literature,Classics,Fiction,Children's,Ages 6 to 8,Juvenile & Children's,Literature,Classics,Fiction,Children's,Ages 6 to 8
    Author: Rudyard Kipling
    Duration: 02:34:00

    Five tales which range from the jungles of India to the frozen emptiness of the North... In all of them, Kipling's extraordinary powers of description and ability to identify with human aspiration and animal survival are vividly shown. Rikki-Tikki-Tavi must battle with Nag, the cobra, in his territo ... [ more ]

  • Tales From the Arabian Nights: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves and Other Stories

    Tales From the Arabian Nights: Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves and Other Stories

    Genre: Juvenile & Children's,Classics,Children's,Ages 6 to 8
    Author: Andrew Lang
    Duration: 02:15:00

    Toby Stephens takes us back to the world of cunning, adventure, mishap and fun. Sheherezade, night after night, weaves her tales and Aladdin and his Magic Lamp, Sinbad the Sailor, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves and other tales come alive. The unforgettable music of Rimsky Korsakov sets the scene per ... [ more ]

  • Lady Susan

    Lady Susan

    Genre: Fiction,Classics
    Author: Jane Austen
    Duration: 02:32:00

    Lady Susan was the first of Jane Austen's novels to be completed. An epistolary novel in eighteenth-century style, it tells the story of the recently widowed Lady Susan Vernon, intelligent but highly manipulative, who is intent on gaining financially secure relationships for both herself and her way ... [ more ]

  • Sense and Sensibility

    Sense and Sensibility

    Genre: Fiction,Classics,Fiction,Classics
    Author: Jane Austen
    Duration: 03:47:00

    When Mrs Dashwood is forced by an avaricious daughter-in-law to leave the family home in Sussex, she takes her three daughters to live in a modest cottage in Devon. For Elinor, the eldest daughter, the move means a painful separation from the man she loves, but her sister Marianne finds in Devon the ... [ more ]