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    • Sons and Lovers

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 250
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 213

    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 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 70

    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

    • 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 8
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The reader

    • By Nathalia Felix on 09-27-18

    Regular price: $6.99

    • 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 197
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 177

    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

    • 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 42
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 37

    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 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    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 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    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: Maxine Peake
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 125

    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

    • Sons and Lovers

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Lawrence Skinner
    • Length: 18 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "Sons and Lovers" is a famous novel by D. H. Lawrence. The refined daughter of a "good old burgher family", Gertrude Coppard meets a rough-hewn miner, Walter Morel, at a Christmas dance and falls into a whirlwind romance characterized by physical passion. But soon after her marriage to Walter, she realizes the difficulties of living off his meagre salary in a rented house. The couple fight and drift apart and Walter retreats to the pub after work each day.

    Regular price: $7.35

    • The Rainbow

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Maureen O'Brien
    • Length: 20 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    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

    • 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 181
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 157
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 163

    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

    • Women in Love

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Bob Peck
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Women in Love begins one blossoming spring day in England and ends with a terrible catastrophe in the snow of the Alps. Ursula and Gudrun are very different sisters who become entangled with two friends, Rupert and Gerald, who live in their hometown. The bonds between the couples quickly become intense and passionate, but whether this passion is creative or destructive is unclear.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Women in Love

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Maureen O’Brien
    • Length: 18 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Lawrence explores love, sex, passion, and marriage through the eyes of two sisters, Gudrun and Ursula Brangwen. Intelligent, incisive, and observant, the two very different sisters pursue thrilling, torrid affairs with their lovers, Rupert and Gerald, while searching for more mature emotional relationships. Against a haunting World War I backdrop of coal mines, factories, and a beleaguered working class, Gudrun and Ursula's temperamental differences spark an ongoing debate regarding their society and their inner lives.

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Timeless Short Stories

    • From the Great Storytellers of the World
    • By: Guy de Maupassant, Stacy Aumonier, D. H. Lawrence, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    A timeless collection of classic short stories by some of the master storytellers of the world. Old Iron by Stacy Aumonier, Odour of Chrysanthemums by D. H. Lawrence, The Idiot by Arnold Bennett, Miss Harriet by Guy de Maupassant, Red Hanrahan by W. B. Yeats, The Doll's House by Katherine Mansfield, The Devil's Spectacles by Wilkie Collins, The Model Millionaire by Oscar Wilde, Miss Bracegirdle does her Duty by Stacy Aumonier, The Piece of String by Guy de Maupassant, Glad Ghosts by D. H. Lawrence.

    Regular price: $26.17

    • Fifteen Great Novellas

    • By: Joseph Conrad, Thomas Hardy, Arthur Conan Doyle, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 31 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    A wonderful anthology of fifteen of the great classic Novellas. 1. Immensee by Theodor Storm 2. The Jew's Beech Tree by Annette von Droste-Hülshoff 3. The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad 4. The Withered Arm by Thomas Hardy 5. Mad Monkton by Wilkie Collins 6. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson 7. The Lifted Veil by George Eliot 8. England my England by D. H. Lawrence

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Omg is this real? She must be kidding.

    • By Brian Miers on 07-14-15

    Regular price: $106.60

    • The Virgin and the Gypsy

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Georgina Sutton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In a claustrophobic household, oppressed by her blind, toad-like grandmother and a cowardly, conventional father, Yvette’s exuberance seems doomed to suppression. But meeting a gypsy awakens unfamiliar emotions in her, making her challenge the family’s accepted morality. As she wavers between conformity and rebellion, a flash flood threatens her home, her world, and her life. This short novel deals with all the major themes of sexuality and identity that made Lawrence one of the most original and influential writers of the 20th century; and it is a satirical, atmospheric, moving and surprising masterpiece.

    Regular price: $13.99

    • 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 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    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

    • The Rainbow

    • By: D. H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Paul Slack
    • Length: 20 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    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

    • The Virgin and the Gypsy

    • By: D H Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Peter Joyce
    • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Written in 1926...and published posthumously [without the authors customary revision] in 1930, The Virgin and the Gypsy is a minor masterpiece in short story writing. It provides an excellent introduction to Lawrence’s work, being a succinct distillation of his ideas about sexuality and its ability to transcend class barriers. Yvette and her sister Lucille come back from finishing school in Lausanne with a much broader outlook on life than the inhabitants of the cloistered world to which they return.

    Regular price: $8.25

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