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    • A Room with a View

    • By: E. M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Claire Walsh
    • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    One of E. M. Forster's most celebrated novels, "A Room With a View" is the story of a young English middle-class girl, Lucy Honeychurch. While vacationing in Italy, Lucy meets and is wooed by two gentlemen, George Emerson and Cecil Vyse. After turning down Cecil Vyse's marriage proposals twice Lucy finally accepts. Upon hearing of the engagement George protests and confesses his true love for Lucy. Lucy is torn between the choice of marrying Cecil, who is a more socially acceptable mate, and George who she knows will bring her true happiness. "A Room With a View" is a tale of classic human struggles such as the choice between social acceptance or true love.

    Regular price: $0.94

    • A Passage to India

    • By: E. M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Sam Dastor
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 696
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 554
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 549

    Dr. Aziz is a young Muslim physician in the British Indian town of Chandrapore. One evening he comes across an English woman, Mrs. Moore, in the courtyard of a local mosque; she and her younger travelling companion Adela are disappointed by claustrophobic British colonial culture and wish to see something of the 'real' India. But when Aziz kindly offers to take them on a tour of the Marabar caves with his close friend Cyril Fielding, the trip results in a shocking accusation....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poor sound quality

    • By Rochelle on 01-02-14

    Regular price: $21.31

    • A Room with a View

    • By: E. M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Hall
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    In this rich new audio production, acclaimed British American actress Rebecca Hall brings one of E. M. Forster's most admired works to life in this classic tale of human struggle. A charming young Englishwoman, Lucy Honeychurch, is wooed by both free-spirited George Emerson and wealthy Cecil Vyse while vacationing in Italy. Though attracted to George, Lucy becomes engaged to Cecil despite twice turning down his proposals. On hearing of the news, George confesses his love, leaving Lucy torn between marrying the more socially acceptable Cecil or George, the man she knows would bring her true happiness. Should Lucy choose social acceptance or true love?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Short and Sweet

    • By Adam F on 09-18-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Maurice

    • By: E.M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Peter Firth
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 750
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 651
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 656

    'Ah for darkness...not the darkness of a house which coops up a man among furniture, but the darkness where he can be free!' Maurice Hall knows he must choose between living life in the shadows or denying himself a chance at love and fulfilment. Aware of his attraction to the same sex, in a time where it was considered unlawful and immoral to have homosexual desires, Maurice must decide whether to battle or submit to a prejudiced 20th-century English society.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Finally!!! It's past time!

    • By Christopher P. on 11-18-10

    Regular price: $15.66

    • Howards End

    • By: E. M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    Howards End is a beautifully subtle tale of two very different families brought together by an unusual event. The Schlegels are intellectuals, devotees of art and literature. The Wilcoxes are practical and materialistic, leading lives of "telegrams and anger". When the elder Mrs. Wilcox dies and her family discovers she has left their country home - Howards End - to one of the Schlegel sisters, a crisis between the two families is precipitated that takes years to resolve.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Narration in Delightful Story

    • By Wren on 05-05-18

    Regular price: $23.09

    • The Machine Stops

    • By: E. M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Claire Walsh
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "The Machine Stops" is a science fiction short story by E. M. Forster. The story describes a world in which most of the human population has lost the ability to live on the surface of the Earth. Each individual now lives in isolation below ground in a standard 'cell', with all bodily and spiritual needs met by the omnipotent, global Machine.

    Regular price: $0.94

    • Howards End

    • By: E. M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Emma Thompson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    At the heart of Forester's masterpiece lie two families: the wealthy and business-minded Wilcoxes and the cultured and idealistic Schlegels. When the beautiful and independent Helen Schlegel begins an impetuous affair with the ardent Paul Wilcox, a series of events is sparked: some very funny, some very tragic, that results in a dispute over who will inherit Howards End, the Wilcoxes' charming country home.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Something's Missing in this Abridged Version

    • By Deborah on 09-14-09

    Regular price: $12.60

    • The Machine Stops [Classic Tales Edition]

    • By: E. M. Forster
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    The earth's surface is no longer habitable. All humanity is sequestered beneath the ground, couched in isolation and contentment. The Machine provides the needs of humanity. Mankind becomes subservient drones to the life-supporting Machine. But what happens when the Machine stops? 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A timeless work of art

    • By Anthony Hall on 07-27-18

    Regular price: $2.09

    • Howards End

    • By: E.M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Nadia May
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 150
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    A vibrant portrait of Edwardian England, Howards End examines personal relationships and conflicting values. The Schlegel sisters, Margaret and Helen, and their brother, Tibby, place their values in civilized living, music, literature, and conversation with their friends. The Wilcoxes, Henry and his children Charles, Paul, and Evie, are concerned with the business side of life and distrust emotions and imagination.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gorgeous

    • By Jeff Lacy on 06-27-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • A Room with a View

    • By: E. M. Forster
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 124
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 106

    Lucy Honeychurch and her older cousin, Miss Bartlett, tour Italy in the springtime. However, the pension they are staying at may as well be in London. The proprietress speaks a London cockney, the meat is overdone, and their windows give them a view of dirty alleys. However, when the socially clumsy Mr. Emerson offer to exchange rooms, this does anything but remedy the situation. You see, nobody knows what to make of the Emersons. It's so hard to know how to respond to people who speak the truth.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very good read

    • By Cynthia on 03-11-15

    Regular price: $8.39

    • The Celestial Omnibus

    • By: E.M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Thomas
    • Length: 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    In a London suburb is a dead-end alley where twice a day a horse-drawn omnibus leaves for the Promised Land. Just make sure you get a return ticket before you leave, or you won't be coming back.

    Regular price: $4.99

    • Howards End

    • By: E.M. Forster
    • Narrated by: John Franklyn-Robbins
    • Length: 12 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    E.M. Forster's Howards End is a vivid portrait of London's golden age, before World War I forever changed its values and culture. Forster brings the great city's upper classes to life, detailing their grandiose spending habits, popular fads, Monet and Debussy, the rise of feminism, and the beginnings of urbanization. More than a mere idealization of pre-war London, Howards End provides insightful commentary on the rapid societal changes that occurred at the onset of the 20th century. Masterfully blending the stories of three vastly different groups of people - the independently wealthy, educated Schlegels; the nouveau riche Wilcoxes; and the ambitious but struggling Leonard Bast - Forster weaves a wonderfully rich, unforgettably poignant novel.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Just Connect

    • By Teresa on 07-29-15

    Regular price: $36.93

    • A Passage To India

    • By: E M Forster
    • Narrated by: Meera Syal
    • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Adela Quested travels to India with her chaperone Mrs Moore, on the premise of deciding whether to marry Mrs Moore's son Ronny Heaslop, the city magistrate. Finding her India very disappointingly English, Adela jumps at the chance the two women are given to travel to the distant Marabar caves with Aziz, a charismatic young Indian Doctor. When Adela is subjected to an attempted assault in one of the caves, Dr. Aziz is arrested and tried in court.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good listen!

    • By Amazon Customer on 07-06-17

    Regular price: $14.68

    • Shadow Jumper

    • A Mystery Adventure Book for Children and Teens Aged 10-14
    • By: J M Forster
    • Narrated by: Gary Murrell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Jack Phillips's allergy to sunshine confines him to the shadows, leaving him lonely, and at risk of life-threatening burns every time he steps into the light. Shadow jumping on the rooftops at dusk, makes him feel alive. And free. But Jack's condition is suddenly worse than ever, and only his missing scientist dad can save him. As Jack and his new friend, Beth, begin their frantic search and delve into his dad's past for clues, they have no idea what they are about to uncover.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Well Written Children's Book!

    • By Myztikal on 10-04-17
    • A Mystery Adventure Book for Children and Teens Aged 10-14
    • By: J M Forster
    • Narrated by: Gary Murrell
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Release date: 08-02-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 4 ratings

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Where Angels Fear to Tread

    • By: E. M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    E. M. Forster's first novel is a witty comedy of manners that is tinged with tragedy. It tells the story of Lilia Herriton, who proves to be an embarrassment to her late husband's family as, in the small Tuscan town of Monteriano, she begins a relationship with a much younger Italian man - classless, uncouth, and highly unsuitable. A subtle attack on Edwardian values and a humanely sympathetic portrayal of the clash of two cultures, Where Angels Fear to Tread is also a profound exploration of character and virtue.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stephen Fry + E.M. Forster = Audio Kismet

    • By Megasaurus on 08-20-12

    Regular price: $19.19

    • A Room With a View

    • By: E.M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Wanda McCaddon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 329
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 123

    Set in Italy and England, this is a rich and romantic story of Lucy Honeychurch and the choice she must make between love and convention.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delicious!

    • By Everett on 08-16-04

    Regular price: $19.95

    • A Room with a View

    • By: E. M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Joanna David
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 232
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 202

    The story of a young and affluent middle-class girl, Lucy Honeychurch is wooed by George Emerson and Cecil Vyse whilst vacationing in Italy. Though attracted to George, Lucy becomes engaged to Cecil despite twice turning down his proposals. On hearing of the news, George confesses his love, leaving Lucy torn between marrying the more socially acceptable Cecil, or George, the man she knows would bring her true happiness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Female Narrator is a Must

    • By JGillespieSt on 06-09-16

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Howard's End

    • A BBC Radio 4 Full Cast Dramatisation
    • By: E.M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Alexandra Mathie, Ann Rye, full cast, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Spring 1905, England. When Helen Schlegel goes to stay at Howard's End - the country home of the Wilcox family, her own life, along with that of her sister Margaret, is changed forever. This is the tale of three families at the beginning of the twentieth century: the rich Wilcoxes, the gentle, idealistic Schlegels and the lower-middle class Basts. Frequently cited as E. M. Forster's finest work, Howard's End brilliantly explores class warfare, conflict and the English character. This BBC dramatisation skilfully brings the classic novel to life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fun way to listen!

    • By Doglover on 06-01-18

    Regular price: $10.90

    • A Room with a View

    • By: E. M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    This Edwardian social comedy explores love and prim propriety among an eccentric cast of characters assembled in an Italian pensione and in a corner of Surrey, England. A charming young Englishwoman, Lucy Honeychurch, faints into the arms of a fellow Britisher when she witnesses a murder in a Florentine piazza. Attracted to this man, George Emerson---who is entirely unsuitable and whose father just may be a Socialist - Lucy is soon at war with the snobbery of her class and her own conflicting desires.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Comically Enlightening

    • By Sam on 07-16-12

    Regular price: $19.59

    • Room With a View

    • By: E. M. Forster
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    Lucy Honeychurch, accompanied by her vigilant guardian, Charlotte Bartlett, makes her first foray into the world, touring Italy and discovering a country very different to the English countryside she was brought up in.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • bought abridged by mistake

    • By Carl Smith on 07-12-08

    Regular price: $11.35

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