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    • The Hobbit

    • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40,307
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36,405
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 36,614

    Like every other hobbit, Bilbo Baggins likes nothing better than a quiet evening in his snug hole in the ground, dining on a sumptuous dinner in front of a fire....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Finally! Thank you Audible!

    • By Bryan J. Peterson on 10-20-12

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Fellowship of the Ring

    • Book One in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 19 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 34,955
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31,983
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 32,068

    Inspired by The Hobbit, and begun in 1937, The Lord of the Rings is a trilogy that J.R.R. Tolkien created to provide "the necessary background of history for Elvish tongues"....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Greatest Book, with the finest reading

    • By Orson on 11-05-12

    Regular price: $38.49

    • 1984

    • New Classic Edition
    • By: George Orwell
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23,439
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,364
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,389

    Winston Smith, a hero with no heroic qualities, longs only for truth and decency....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Come one, Come all into 1984!

    • By Kit McIlvaine (GirlPluggedN) on 02-18-08
    • New Classic Edition
    • By: George Orwell
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
    • Release date: 12-31-06
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 23,439 ratings

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Two Towers

    • Book Two in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 25,248
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22,942
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23,008

    The Fellowship has been forced to split up. Frodo and Sam must continue alone towards Mount Doom, where the One Ring must be destroyed....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank goodness - finally

    • By John on 11-05-12

    Regular price: $34.99

    • To Kill a Mockingbird

    • By: Harper Lee
    • Narrated by: Sissy Spacek
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 28,709
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25,918
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 25,838

    Harper Lee’s Pulitzer prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep south - and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stunning

    • By Alan on 07-08-14

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Great Minds of the Western Intellectual Tradition, 3rd Edition

    • By: The Great Courses, Alan Charles Kors, Darren Staloff, and others
    • Narrated by: Alan Charles Kors, Darren Staloff, Dennis Dalton, and others
    • Length: 43 hrs and 41 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 586
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 508
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 491

    With this series of lectures, you can encompass 3,000 years of philosophical debate - by the end of next month....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic overview

    • By Robin on 08-25-13

    Regular price: $59.95

    • The Return of the King

    • Book Three in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy
    • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 18 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 15,501
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14,275
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14,376

    The Return of the King is the towering climax to J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy that tells the saga of the hobbits of Middle-earth and the great War of the Rings....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Audio book chapters are in the wrong order!!!!

    • By LJ on 11-04-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • The Art of War

    • By: Sun Tzu
    • Narrated by: Aidan Gillen
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,404
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,154
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,032

    The 13 chapters of The Art of War, each devoted to one aspect of warfare, were compiled by the high-ranking Chinese military general, strategist, and philosopher Sun-Tzu....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Aidan Gillen needs to narrate more books

    • By Angelina PM on 04-14-15

    Regular price: $9.95

    • The Great Gatsby

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Jake Gyllenhaal
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13,670
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,387
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,392

    This new audio edition, authorized by Fitzgerald's estate, is narrated by Oscar-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simple, Beautiful, and Exquisitely Textured

    • By Darwin8u on 04-09-13

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Classical Mythology

    • By: Elizabeth Vandiver, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Vandiver
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,717
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,529
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,515

    These lectures make classical mythology fresh, absorbing, and often surprising....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • the Facts behind the Myth

    • By Joshua on 11-05-13

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Catch-22

    • By: Joseph Heller
    • Narrated by: Jay O. Sanders
    • Length: 19 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,399
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,278
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,284

    Set in Italy during World War II, this is the story of the incomparable, malingering bombardier Yossarian, a hero who is furious because thousands of people he has never met are trying to kill him....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story...Bad Production

    • By Stan on 09-27-18

    Regular price: $28.34

    • The Modern Intellectual Tradition: From Descartes to Derrida

    • By: Lawrence Cahoone, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Lawrence Cahoone
    • Length: 18 hrs and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 711
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 633
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 623

    You'll explore the ideas behind modern philosophy's most important movements and thinkers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exceptional

    • By Occam's Toothbrush on 05-12-16

    Regular price: $41.95

    • Fahrenheit 451

    • By: Ray Bradbury
    • Narrated by: Tim Robbins
    • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16,754
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,317
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15,304

    Ray Bradbury's internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of 20th-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future, narrated here by Academy Award-winning actor Tim Robbins....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wish I Hadn't Cliff Noted This in High School

    • By Joel on 03-27-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Masters of Greek Thought: Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle

    • By: Robert C. Bartlett, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Robert C. Bartlett
    • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 576
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 523
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 517

    It is easy to forget that questions about fundamental issues like justice, injustice, virtue, vice, or happiness were not always eternal. They once had to be asked for the first time....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Worthwhile

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-18-15

    Regular price: $41.95

    • Brave New World

    • By: Aldous Huxley
    • Narrated by: Michael York
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15,502
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13,590
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13,637

    On the 75th anniversary of its publication, this outstanding work of literature is more crucial and relevant today than ever before....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • “Oh, Ford, Ford Ford, I Wish I Had My Soma!”

    • By Jefferson on 10-03-11

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Pride and Prejudice

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Rosamund Pike
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13,392
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12,224
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12,170

    One of Jane Austen’s most beloved works, Pride and Prejudice, is vividly brought to life by Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl)....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Truth Universally Acknowledged

    • By Gretchen SLP on 12-10-15

    Regular price: $24.95

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    • Lord of the Flies

    • By: William Golding
    • Narrated by: William Golding
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5,288
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4,384
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,378

    Get ready for an adventure tale in its purest form, a thrilling and elegantly told account of a group of British schoolboys marooned on a tropical island....

    • out of 5 stars
    • classic

    • By Randall on 04-25-09

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Odyssey

    • By: Homer, Emily Wilson - translator
    • Narrated by: Claire Danes
    • Length: 13 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 953
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 883
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 878

    A lean, fleet-footed translation that recaptures Homer’s “nimble gallop” and brings an ancient epic to new life....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unsatisfying

    • By Tad Davis on 01-28-19

    Regular price: $44.95

    • Emma

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Jane Austen, Anna Lea - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Emma Thompson, Joanne Froggatt, Isabella Inchbald, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,778
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,798
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,719

    A lively comedy of manners, with a witty and subtle exploration of relationships, Emma is often seen as Jane Austen's most flawless work....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • More of a Radio Drama than an audiobook

    • By Cyberlucy on 09-11-18

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Meditations

    • By: Marcus Aurelius, George Long - translator, Duncan Steen - translator
    • Narrated by: Duncan Steen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,871
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,301
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,248

    One of the most significant books ever written by a head of State, the Meditations are a collection of philosophical thoughts by the Emperor Marcus Aurelius....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is a masterpiece. Most enriching. So thankful for it.

    • By Viviana on 02-05-16

    Regular price: $19.95

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