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    • Lady Chatterley's Lover (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    When Constance Reid's new husband, Sir Clifford Chatterley, returns from war paralyzed and in a wheelchair, she sees her future wither. As their marriage grows loveless, she mourns the desires fated to go unfulfilled. But a stirring fascination with Oliver Mellors, the estate's coarse, taciturn gamekeeper, blooms into feelings she feared had died. Soon the lovers find themselves entangled in scandal, and their taboo affair becomes as pernicious as it is passionate.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn’t finish

    • By Alexandra Carlson on 01-23-19

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Sons and Lovers

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 254
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 217

    Sons and Lovers, D. H. Lawrence's first major novel, was also the first in the English language to explore ordinary working-class life from the inside. No writer before or since has written so well about the intimacies enforced by a tightly knit mining community and by a family where feelings are never hidden for long. When the marriage between Walter Morel and his sensitive, high-minded wife begins to break down, the bitterness of their frustration seeps into their children's lives.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Momma's Boy (The Dangers of Overbearing Parenting)

    • By W Perry Hall on 02-01-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    • By: D H Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Samantha Bond
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 78

    The story of Lady Chatterley and her love for her husband's gamekeeper outraged the sensibilities of Edwardian England. Lawrence had already been dismissed as a purveyor of the obscene for the attitudes to sex that he had shown in The Rainbow, which had been fiercely suppressed on its publication in 1915. Chatterley, written in several versions around 1928 in Italy in the final part of Lawrence's life, was a deliberate choice on the author's part to address sex head on.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing reader of classic great novel

    • By Programmer on 05-02-16

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Fifty Classic Ghost Stories

    • By: E. F. Benson, Edith Wharton, F. Marion Crawford, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 30 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 39

    A wonderful collection of 50 of the best classic ghost stories ever written. 'The Missing Model' by Lettice Galbraith, 'Pomegranate Seed' by Edith Wharton, 'The Screaming Skull' by F. Marion Crawford, 'The Ghost in the Cupboard Room' by Wilkie Collins, 'The Shadow on the Blind' by Louisa Baldwin, 'A Ghost's Revenge' by Lettice Galbraith, 'The Lost Ghost' by Mary Wilkins-Freeman, 'On the Northern Ice' by Elia W. Peattie, 'The Cold Embrace' by Mary E. Braddon, 'The Dust Cloud' by E. F. Benson, and many more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful selection of classic stories.

    • By Burke Rakers on 02-04-18

    Regular price: $103.29

    • The World's Greatest Book

    • The Story of How the Bible Came to Be
    • By: Lawrence H. Schiffman Ph.D., Jerry Pattengale Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: George W. Sarris
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    From the earliest oral traditions to ink on parchment and ultimately the printing press, this is the story behind the best-selling book of all time. Original texts were captured and passed down from generation to generation by elders and leaders, many inked by hand in extreme conditions. Christians and Jews canonized the Christian, Catholic, and Hebrew Bibles over a period of thousands of years. Devoted people dedicated their lives throughout time to put this unique book into the hands of people worldwide.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • "the year of our Lord"

    • By Mario Dominguez on 10-30-18

    Regular price: $22.74

    • Selected Shorts

    • Timeless Classics
    • By: James Thurber, Edith Wharton, Jack London, and others
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci, Charles Keating, James Naughton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Selected Shorts is an award-winning series of classic and contemporary short fiction read by acclaimed actors. The readings are recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City. The Selected Shorts radio series is a co-production of Symphony Space and WNYC, New York Public Radio, and is heard on public radio stations nationwide.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding!

    • By Southern lady on 07-22-07

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Sons and Lovers

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Paul Copley
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The marriage of Gertrude and Walter Morel has become a battleground. Repelled by her uneducated and sometimes violent husband, delicate Gertrude devotes her life to her children, especially to her sons, William and Paul - determined they will not follow their father into working down the coal mines. But conflict is evitable when Paul seeks to escape his mother’s suffocating grasp through relationships with women his own age. Set in Lawrence’s native Nottinghamshire, Sons and Lovers is a highly autobiographical and compelling portrayal of childhood, adolescence and the clash of generations.

    Regular price: $19.19

    • The Rainbow

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Paul Slack
    • Length: 20 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    D. H. Lawrence's controversial classic, The Rainbow, follows the lives and loves of three generations of the Brangwen family between 1840 and 1905. Their tempestuous relationships are played out against a backdrop of change as they witness the arrival of industrialization - the only constant being their unending attempts to grasp a higher form of existence symbolized by the persistent, unifying motif of the "rainbow".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Roy G. Biv, the Birds and the Bees

    • By W Perry Hall on 10-16-16

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Women in Love

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Paul Slack
    • Length: 20 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Gerald Crich, son of a wealthy colliery owner, captures the heart of Gudrun, while Ursula becomes enamored with Rupert Birkin, a school inspector - their complex relationship likely modelled on that between Lawrence, his wife Frieda, and John Middleton Murry and Katherine Mansfield. Things are far from harmonious, and the discord and conflict leads to many heated and elaborate philosophical discussions about modern society and the nature of love, while tragedy looms large.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Performance made the book easier to understand

    • By Jay Oza on 12-29-17

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Margaret Hilton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Lady Chatterley’s husband returns from the War paralysed from the waist down. Frustrated by his attitudes as much as his disability, she begins a love-affair with the gamekeeper, Mellors. She realises that to be fully alive she must live the life of the body as well as the mind, but in doing so she angers the conventions of her day. Banned for over 30 years for the explicit nature of its language and descriptions of sex, Lady Chatterley’s Lover also exposes the dehumanisation of the mechanical age, and underlines the profound power of tenderness.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • An Anthology of Classic Stories

    • By: Guy de Maupassant, D. H. Lawrence, Edgar Allan Poe, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 20 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    A treasure trove of short classic stories by some of the greatest storytellers in the world: 1.Mademoiselle Fifi by Guy de Maupassant 2.The Test by W. W. Jacobs 3.Miss Brill by Katharine Mansfield 4.England, my England by D. H. Lawrence 5.The Dead Hand by Wilkie Collins 6.The Stalled Ox by Saki 7.Red Hanrahan by W. B. Yeats 8.My Uncle Jules by Guy de Maupassant 9.A Love Knot by W. W. Jacobs 10.The Odour of Chrysanthemums by D. H. Lawrence 11.Ligeia by Edgar Allan Poe

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Exceeded Expectations

    • By Stephen on 03-10-14

    Regular price: $54.54

    • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 207
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 181
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 186

    The last and most famous of D. H. Lawrence's novels, Lady Chatterley's Lover was published in 1928 and banned in England and the United States as pornographic. While sexually tame by today's standards, the book is memorable for better reasons---Lawrence's masterful and lyrical prose, and a vibrant story that takes us bodily into the world of its characters.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfect Perfidy.

    • By J.B. on 11-01-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Rocking Horse Winner

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Growing up in a strange dysfunctional family, Paul discovers that he has a unique gift. He is able, with the aid of his rocking horse, to predict the winners of horse races. In order to gain his mother's affection, Paul sets about winning enough money to sate her consuming passion for luxury with one last enormous wager....

    Regular price: $6.19

    • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Maxine Peake
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 138
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 126

    The story of the physical relationship between the aristocratic protagonist Constance Chatterley and gamekeeper Oliver Mellors - which occurs right under the nose of her wheelchair-bound husband, Clifford. In exploring the class system of the early 20th century, the novel also touches upon the declining coal mining industry, its effect on the workers, and the politics which surrounded it. Yet possibly the most important theme is the individual’s need for physical as well as intellectual satisfaction.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good; not for the easily offended

    • By Erez on 11-28-11

    Regular price: $47.59

    • Odour of Chrysanthemums

    • By: D H Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    In Odour of Chrysanthemums D.H. Lawrence explores the concept of human isolation and the nature of love and relationships. This is the story of Elizabeth, a young wife and mother waiting for her alcoholic husband to return home from what she assumes is another night of drinking...

    Regular price: $5.46

    • Women in Love

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Catherine Abbott
    • Length: 24 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    "Women in Love" is a novel by British author D. H. Lawrence published in 1920. It follows the loves and lives of the Brangwen sisters, Gudrun and Ursula. Gudrun Brangwen, an artist, pursues a destructive relationship with Gerald Crich, an industrialist. Lawrence contrasts this pair with the love that develops between Ursula and Rupert Birkin, an alienated intellectual who articulates many opinions associated with the author.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Catherine Abbott

    • By galtina on 06-15-18

    Regular price: $11.59

    • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Katherine Littrell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Lady Chatterley's Lover is D. H. Lawrence's last novel. First published privately in 1928, Lady Chatterley's Lover was banned from wider publication in the UK until 1960 and was the subject of censorship and book banning in the United States and elsewhere. Its erotic subject material, colorful language, and discussion of interclass relations were deemed obscene.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Good Reading of a Famous Classic

    • By . on 08-18-16

    Regular price: $24.27

    • Sons and Lovers

    • BBC Radio 4 Full-cast Dramatisation
    • By: D. H. Lawrence, Michael Butt (adaptation)
    • Narrated by: Fiona Clarke
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of D. H. Lawrence's classic story about working class love, loss and hardship. Sensitive, intellectual Gertrude Coppard married miner Walter Morel for his rich, ringing laugh and colourful character. But now, years later, she finds there is little behind the bluster and their marriage has become riddled with disillusionment. Instead, Gertrude pours all her love and attention into her two sons, William and Paul.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Sons and Lovers

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Paul Slack
    • Length: 16 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    Sons and Lovers, Lawrence's third published novel, was written by the author at the height of his literary powers. The story of class differences (the relationship between a middle-class woman and a miner) in the tough world of coal mining brought a refreshing realism to literature. It remains a challenging text and is studied widely. It is particularly effective on audiobook in the hands of Nottinghamshire reader Paul Slack.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a very rich experience!

    • By Beatlefreak on 03-12-18

    Regular price: $31.85

    • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Veronika Hyks
    • Length: 14 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 160
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 166

    Lady Chatterley's Lover, written in 1928, tells the story of a passionate love affair between an upper class woman and her husband’s gamekeeper, which was thought to be so shocking in its content and its straightforward use of explicit sexual terms, that it was not officially published until 1960.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Soooooo much better than 50 shades

    • By Melanie on 07-30-12

    Regular price: $16.35

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