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  • Great Expectations

  • By: Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie
  • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 75
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50

A terrifying encounter with an escaped convict in a graveyard on the wild Kent marshes; a summons to meet the bitter, decaying Miss Havisham and her beautiful, cold-hearted ward Estella; the sudden generosity of a mysterious benefactor; these form a series of events that change the orphaned Pip's life forever, and he eagerly abandons his humble origins to begin a new life as a gentleman.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Mesmerising.

  • By Chiara Calò on 01-22-18

Mesmerising.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-22-18

Would you listen to Great Expectations again? Why?

Yes. I like the story.

What did you like best about this story?

Hugh Laurie's voice.

What about Hugh Laurie’s performance did you like?

He is an incredibly versatile actor.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes.

Any additional comments?

Addicted to Hugh Laurie's voice. I wish there were more books read by him.

  • Stephen Fry

  • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive interview
  • By: Robin Morgan
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 15 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 351
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 302
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 299

Stephen Fry joins Robin Morgan in the Audible Studios to discuss his recording of Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection. From his childhood days as a member of the Sherlock Holmes Society to his performance as Mycroft Holmes, Stephen shares anecdotes relating to his lifelong passion for Sherlock Holmes. He also discusses his experience recording the Harry Potter audiobooks, his own penchant for audiobooks, and his plans for the future.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A good little chat with Stephen Fry

  • By Amazon Customer on 03-30-17

Very informative

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-18-17

Fantastic. Always a pleasure listening to Mr. Fry's voice.
I'll definitely come back for more.