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  • The Jane Austen BBC Radio Drama Collection

  • Six BBC Radio Full-Cast Dramatisations
  • By: Jane Austen
  • Narrated by: David Tennant, Benedict Cumberbatch, Julie McKenzie
  • Length: 14 hrs and 27 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,469
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,322
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,325

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 to find a position in society, Fanny Price goes to live with her rich aunt and uncle. Northanger Abbey: young, naïve Catherine Morland receives an invitation to stay at the isolated Gothic mansion Northanger Abbey.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
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  • By Sian on 04-06-16

EXCELLENT!

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Reviewed: 05-19-18

EXCELLENT! I thoroughly enjoyed this and did not stop listening until I was done with every single book.

  • The Book of Memory

  • By: Petina Gappah
  • Narrated by: Chipo Chung
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 4
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Memory, the narrator of The Book of Memory, is an albino woman languishing in Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison in Harare, Zimbabwe, where she has been convicted of murder. As part of her appeal her lawyer insists that she write down what happened as she remembers it. As her story unfolds, Memory reveals that she has been convicted for the murder of her adoptive father. But did everything happen exactly as she remembers?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent! it was riveting, poignant, sad, lovely.

  • By Anonymous User on 04-29-18

Excellent! it was riveting, poignant, sad, lovely.

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Reviewed: 04-29-18

An excellent story! I travelled through every bit of that journey with Memory and shed a few tears with her, too. She should most definitely teach when she gets out of prison! lovely girl. well done, Petina!👏👏👏