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    • Emma

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Jane Austen, Anna Lea - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Emma Thompson, Joanne Froggatt, Isabella Inchbald, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,407
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,909
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,865

    This Audible Original production of Jane Austen’s Emma is narrated by Emma Thompson (Academy Award, Golden Globe, Emmy and BAFTA winner, Love Actually, Harry Potter, Sense and Sensibility), with a full supporting cast including Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey, Liar), Morgana Robinson (The Windsors, Walliams & Friend, Morgana Robinson's the Agency), Aisling Loftus (Mr Selfridge, War & Peace), Joseph Millson (Casino Royale, The Sarah Jane Adventures), Alexa Davies (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again) and rising star Isabella Inchbald as our eponymous heroine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well, that was wonderful

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-07-18

    Regular price: $9.95

    • Pride and Prejudice

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Rosamund Pike
    • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10,584
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9,635
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9,594

    One of Jane Austen’s most beloved works, Pride and Prejudice, is vividly brought to life by Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike ( Gone Girl). In her bright and energetic performance of this British classic, she expertly captures Austen’s signature wit and tone. Her attention to detail, her literary background, and her performance in the 2005 feature film version of the novel provide the perfect foundation from which to convey the story of Elizabeth Bennett, her four sisters, and the inimitable Mr. Darcy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A perfect narration of a perfect book

    • By Akela on 12-09-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Sense and Sensibility

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Rosamund Pike
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 514
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 474
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 472

    In this Audible Exclusive production, Academy Award® nominee Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) narrates one of Jane Austen’s most beloved works, Sense and Sensibility. In this timeless tale of misguided romance and heartbreak, two teenage heroines must overcome the pitfalls of Georgian England’s high society in order to achieve the love and happiness they seek. The admiration that Pike has for Austen’s work is shown clearly through this passionate delivery of Austen’s first published novel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A lovely listen, Jane + Rosamund = Perfection

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-21-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • 10 Masterpieces You Have to Listen Before You Die 2

    • By: Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, Kate Chopin, and others
    • Narrated by: Brian Kelly, Sinead Dixon, Claire Walsh, and others
    • Length: 74 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    This Audiobook contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names: "Emma" by Jane Austen, "Jane Eyre" by Charlotte Brontë, "The Awakening" by Kate Chopin, "Heart of Darkness" byJoseph Conrad, "Crime and Punishment" by Fyodor Dostoevsky, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" by F. Scott Fitzgerald, "The Call of the Wild" by Jack London, "The Dunwich Horror" by H.P Lovecraft, "The Art of War" by Sun Tzu, "The Importance of Being Earnest" by Oscar Wilde.

    Regular price: $0.94

    • Emma [Naxos]

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: 16 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,044
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,547
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,539

    One of Jane Austen's most popular novels. Arrogant, self-willed, and egotistical, Emma is her most unusual heroine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Why can't all literature be like this?

    • By Theodore on 10-15-11

    Regular price: $64.39

    • Persuasion

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Mary Sarah
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,415
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,224
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,234

    A moving love story displaying all of Austen's signature wit and ironic narrative style. Persuasion is Jane Austen's last completed novel. She began it soon after she had finished Emma, completing it in August 1816.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Poor narration

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-23-16

    Regular price: $0.69

    • Mansfield Park

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Sinead Dixon
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    "We have all been more or less to blame... every one of us, excepting Fanny." Taken from the poverty of her parents' home, Fanny Price is brought up with her rich cousins at Mansfield Park, acutely aware of her humble rank and with only her cousin Edmund as an ally. When Fanny's uncle is absent in Antigua, Mary Crawford and her brother Henry arrive in the neighbourhood, bringing with them London glamour and a reckless taste for flirtation. As her female cousins vie for Henry's attention, and even Edmund falls for Mary's dazzling charms, only Fanny remains doubtful about the Crawfords' influence and finds herself more isolated than ever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Truly lovely

    • By BookWyrm on 09-16-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • The Complete Novels : Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Alison Larkin
    • Length: 81 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 167
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 166

    Ever since Colin Firth's Mr Darcy emerged from the lake in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, the novels of Jane Austen have become more popular than ever, delighting millions of fans all over the world. Now, Alison Larkin's critically acclaimed narrations of Austen's six completed novels are brought together in this very special 200th anniversary audio edition. "Alison Larkin's narration will captivate listeners from the first sentence" raves AudioFile magazine about the Earphones Award-winning recording of Sense and Sensibility, which starts the collection.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Table of Contents/Navigation Guide!

    • By Jim on 02-23-18

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Northanger Abbey

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Jane Austen, Anna Lea - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Emma Thompson, Douglas Booth, Eleanor Tomlinson, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,769
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,622
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,617

    A coming-of-age tale for the young and naïve 17-year-old Catherine Morland, Northanger Abbey takes a decidedly comical look at themes of class, family, love and literature. Revelling in the sensationalist - and extremely popular - Gothic fiction of her day, the story follows Catherine out of Bath to the lofty manor of the Tilneys, where her overactive imagination gets to work constructing an absurd and melodramatic explanation for the death of Mrs Tilney, which threatens to jeopardise her newly forged friendships.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Treasure

    • By Emily - Audible on 07-21-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • The Jane Austen BBC Radio Drama Collection

    • Six BBC Radio Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: David Tennant, Benedict Cumberbatch, Julie McKenzie
    • Length: 14 hrs and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,475
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,328
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,331

    A collection of BBC radio full-cast dramatisations of Jane Austen's six major novels. Jane Austen is one of the finest writers in the English language, and this volume includes all six of her classic novels. Mansfield Park: on a quest to find a position in society, Fanny Price goes to live with her rich aunt and uncle. Northanger Abbey: young, naïve Catherine Morland receives an invitation to stay at the isolated Gothic mansion Northanger Abbey.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Faulty download

    • By Sian on 04-06-16

    Regular price: $34.10

    • Pride And Prejudice

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Emma Messenger
    • Length: 14 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,497
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,343
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,345

    Austen’s heroine Elizabeth Bennet deals with the issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of early 19th-century England. Austen at her wittiest.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • High pitched mother voice

    • By Michelle W on 07-19-15

    Regular price: $2.79

    • Persuasion

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,757
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,187
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,197

    Anne Elliot has grieved for seven years over the loss of her first love, Captain Frederick Wentworth. But events conspire to unravel the knots of deceit and misunderstanding in this beguiling and gently comic story of love and fidelity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Juliet Stevenson is Simply Amazing

    • By Emily - Audible on 04-15-12

    Regular price: $33.59

    • Pride and Prejudice

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Victoria Mcgee
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 453
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 394
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 400

    Austen’s classic tale of love and values in the class-conscious England of the late 18th century is her most beloved. The story follows Elizabeth Bennet, one of five sisters, as she deals with issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in landed-gentry society. One of the most popular novels of all time. Has been adapted to countless variations for the screen.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • An amazing story with a horrible reader

    • By Rose on 03-09-13

    Regular price: $3.49

    • Northanger Abbey

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Sean Murphy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Jane Austen's first novel - published posthumously in 1818 - tells the story of Catherine Morland and her dangerously sweet nature, innocence, and sometime self-delusion. Though Austen's fallible heroine is repeatedly drawn into scrapes while vacationing at Bath and during her subsequent visit to Northanger Abbey, Catherine eventually triumphs, blossoming into a discerning woman who learns truths about love, life, and the heady power of literature. The satirical novel pokes fun at the gothic novel while earnestly emphasizing caution to the female sex.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • horrible narration

    • By Krista on 09-19-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • Mansfield Park

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Frances Barber
    • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 222
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 224

    When the self-effacing 10-year-old Fanny Price is sent to live with her wealthy relations at Mansfield Park she seems shy and withdrawn beside her witty and vivacious cousins. Growing up in the Bertram household, she is always treated as an inferior, only finding an ally in her cousin Edmund. But Fanny's steadfast and purposeful character eventually makes her an indispensable part of the household. During the absence of Fanny's uncle, the others become entangled in a maze of flirtation and intrigue upon the arrival of Mary Crawford and her brother Henry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL

    • By Wanda S Sauerland on 08-23-08

    Regular price: $24.51

    • Sense and Sensibility

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,811
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,293
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,284

    When Mrs. Dashwood is forced by an avaricious daughter-in-law to leave the family home in Sussex, she takes her three daughters to live in a modest cottage in Devon. For Elinor, the eldest daughter, the move means a painful separation from the man she loves, but her sister Marianne finds in Devon the romance and excitement which she longs for.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • very easy on the ears.

    • By Rachael on 02-27-08

    Regular price: $47.59

    • Sense and Sensibility

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Sinead Dixon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Marianne Dashwood wears her heart on her sleeve, and when she falls in love with the dashing but unsuitable John Willoughby she ignores her sister Elinor's warning that her impulsive behaviour leaves her open to gossip and innuendo. Meanwhile Elinor, always sensitive to social convention, is struggling to conceal her own romantic disappointment, even from those closest to her. Through their parallel experience of love - and its threatened loss - the sisters learn that sense must mix with sensibility if they are to find personal happiness in a society where status and money govern the rules of love.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent performance!

    • By Beth on 09-26-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

    • Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem!
    • By: Seth Grahame-Smith, Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,718
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,605
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,608

    "It is a truth universally acknowledged that a zombie in possession of brains must be in want of more brains." So begins Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, an expanded edition of the beloved Jane Austen novel featuring all-new scenes of bone-crunching zombie mayhem.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Why not just enjoy

    • By Rebecca on 07-24-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Emma

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Nadia May
    • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 537
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 336

    First published in 1816 and generally considered Jane Austen's finest work, Emma is a humorous portrayal of a heroine whose injudicious interferences in the life of a young parlour-boarder in a neighboring village often lead to substantial mortification. Austen brings to life a myriad of engaging characters as she presents a mixture of social classes as she did in Pride and Prejudice.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Kathleen on 07-16-07
    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Nadia May
    • Length: 15 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 05-09-06
    • 4 out of 5 stars 537 ratings

    Regular price: $18.87

    • Northanger Abbey

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,846
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,461
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,457

    When Catherine Morland, a country clergyman's daughter, is invited to spend a season in Bath with the fashionable high society, little does she imagine the delights and perils that await her. Captivated and disconcerted by what she finds, and introduced to the joys of "Gothic novels" by her new friend, Isabella, Catherine longs for mystery and romance. When she is invited to stay with the beguiling Henry Tilney and his family at Northanger Abbey, she expects mystery and intrigue at every turn.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By Johnny on 08-01-09

    Regular price: $35.62

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