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    • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: John Lee
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 176
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      4 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 158

    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
    • Wonderful narration of a wonderful story!

    • By Zahra Aziz on 11-06-15

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Sons and Lovers

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 229
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 193

    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 (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Heather Wilds
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    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.

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Women in Love

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Paul Slack
    • Length: 20 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    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: Samantha Bond
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    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

    • The Rainbow

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Maureen O'Brien
    • Length: 20 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Set in the rural midlands of England, The Rainbow revolves around three generations of Brangwens, a family deeply involved with the land and noted for their strength and vigour. When Tom Brangwen marries a Polish widow, Lydia Lensky, and adopts her daughter Anna as his own, he is unprepared for the conflict and passion that erupts between them. Their stories continue in Women in Love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Death and Rebirth, the Old and New.

    • By Geoffrey on 08-09-12

    Regular price: $22.41

    • The Virgin and the Gypsy

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Georgina Sutton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In post-war East Midlands, in a home dominated by their difficult grandmother and aunt, Yvette and Lucille are two sisters struggling to bring joy into their lives. Their mother, having run off in a scandal, leaves the two to suffer a dysfunctional family life and oppressive domesticity. But one day, Yvette meets a free-spirited gypsy and his family, awakening her sexual desires and compounding her disenchantment.

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Short Stories of the Great War

    • The First World War in Short Fiction
    • By: John Buchan, Sapper, Stacy Aumonier, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    A fascinating collection of short stories by great writers that examine aspects of the first world war, from action in the trenches, to the psychological impact of war on individuals and their relationships, to heroic adventure stories, to ghosts and war graves. A wonderful collection!

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Worst narrator ever!

    • By Robert on 05-25-18

    Regular price: $34.47

    • The Lovely Lady

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    David Herbert Richards Lawrence (1885-1930) was one of England's greatest novelists, poets, playwrights, and writers of short stories. His works often explored emotional health, vitality, spontaneity and instinct. "The Lovely Lady" is a short story which tells of an unnervingly dysfunctional family, including the elderly mother and an aunt, the lovely lady who looks much younger than her 72 years. Her son, Robert, and niece, Ciss, are dominated by the charming but manipulative old lady.

    Regular price: $10.21

    • 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 87
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    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

    • 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
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Couple of errors.

    • By Simandl on 12-13-17

    Regular price: $22.74

    • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    • An Audible Exclusive Performance
    • By: D. H. Lawrence, Fern Riddell - introduction
    • Narrated by: Holliday Grainger, Fern Riddell - introduction
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In an Audible Exclusive performance, Holliday Grainger lends her voice to a new unabridged recording of Lady Chatterley's Lover, a novel that was banned until 1960 and is now considered to be one of the most renowned love stories of all time. This production features an exclusive introduction written and narrated by Fern Riddell, a cultural historian who specialises in sex in the Victorian and Edwardian eras.

    Regular price: $26.64

    • 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 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    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

    • Odour of Chrysanthemums

    • By: D H Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin
    • Length: 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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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

    • Lady Chatterley's Lover

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Veronika Hyks
    • Length: 14 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 152
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 158

    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: $15.98

    • Love Among the Haystacks and Other Stories

    • By: D H Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Geraldine James
    • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    This is a selection of D. H. Lawrence’s short stories, mostly about women. Although much wider known for his novels and in particular for his forthright attitude to sex and its description in literature, it is for his short stories that Lawrence has most commonly gained critical acclaim. He was a beautiful creator of this most difficult of forms, giving us glimpses into the lives he describes in his stories, which often tell us more than full-length novels written by lesser hands.

    Regular price: $19.35

    • Fifty Classic Ghost Stories

    • By: E. F. Benson, Edith Wharton, F. Marion Crawford, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 30 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    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
    • Great Narrator.

    • By Jonathan Wilwerding on 12-23-17

    Regular price: $103.29

    • The Rocking Horse Winner

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    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

    • Sons and Lovers

    • By: D.H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Sons and Lovers is widely considered by critics and readers alike as D.H. Lawrence’s masterpiece and a classic interpretation of the Oedipal complex. Surely one of the greatest autobiographical novels ever written, it tells the story of Paul Morel, a sensitive artist with a far stronger attachment to his mother than his working-class, alcoholic father. Searching for love and human connection, Paul is torn between two very different women, but neither of them measures up to his mother.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Masterpiece

    • By Bluebell on 01-05-13

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Women in Love

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    A powerful and engrossing tale of extremes and extremists, D. H. Lawrence's Women in Love follows the passionate relationships of two sisters, Gudrun and Ursula Brangwen, with their respective lovers, the ominous Gerald Crich and the charismatic but fragile Rupert Birkin.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • narrator not so great

    • By Mindy Kirkton on 09-28-16

    Regular price: $27.99

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