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  • Mansfield Park

  • By: Jane Austen
  • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
  • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 646
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 562
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 564

Shy, fragile Fanny Price is the consummate "poor relation". Sent to live with her wealthy uncle Thomas, she clashes with his spoiled, selfish daughters and falls in love with his son. Their lives are further complicated by the arrival of a pair of witty, sophisticated Londoners, whose flair for flirtation collides with the quiet, conservative country ways of Mansfield Park.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Nicely narrated

  • By SLB on 06-16-14

Narrator Worse Than Nails on Blackboard

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-19-15

Love the book & excited to listen but Narrator made this an impossible listen for me. Her inflection, intonation, shrillness at times and general delivery got on my nerves before the first chapter was done. Stopped it, found a better narrator and starting over. Going to request a refund for this version.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Short Stories of Anton Chekhov, Volume 1

  • By: Anton Chekhov
  • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
  • Length: 3 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 110
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 48

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, (1860-1904), was born in Russia at Taganrog on the Sea of Azov. His name has become synonymous with a certain literary style much admired and widely copied since his death. Typically, a Chekhov story is a "mood", a state of mind, usually with regard to relations between one person and another. Under the influence of the constant, infinitesimal, and unforeseen pinpricks of life, there occurs a gradual transformation of that state of mind.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful stories.

  • By Saman on 10-18-12

Uneven sound & loud songs annoying; stories great!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-31-13

Would you consider the audio edition of The Short Stories of Anton Chekhov, Volume 1 to be better than the print version?

an unabridged story is an unabridged story.

What did you like best about this story?

Chekhov's amazing talent is shown by bringing out the raw truth & beautiful heart of his stories, one after another.

What aspect of Charlton Griffin’s performance would you have changed?

volume levels while reading conistent so I don't have to turn up volume to hear a few lines just to have the overtly loud songs shatter my skull.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I had emotional connection in that I understood what the short stoiy chars felt.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful