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    • Ivanhoe

    • By: Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 17 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
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      4 out of 5 stars 169
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 171

    Ivanhoe is the perfect novel for any listener who loves an action-packed adventure based on the mythology and legends of Medieval times in England. Set in the 12th century, Ivanhoe is the story of a young man who joins up with Richard the Lion Hearted during a dark time where England is split between the Normans and the Saxons, pitting friends and family against each other through the conquering of land and the changing seats of the Royal Family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of Walter Scott’s Best Works!

    • By Cindy on 01-14-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Ivanhoe

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: James Cosmo
    • Length: 19 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57

    This is one of Sir Walter Scott’s greatest adventures, set amongst the roaring battles of the struggle between the Normans and the Saxons for control of medieval England. It deals with the rivalry between King Richard the Lion-Heart and his brother, John. We follow the adventures, skirmishes and romances of the hero, Ivanhoe, a Saxon knight loyal to King Richard, as he attempts to survive the England of King John alongside the disguised Richard and, of course, Robin Hood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A brilliant rendering of a classic

    • By Robert on 08-07-17

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Rob Roy

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 19 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    In 1819, Walter Scott published Rob Roy, a book that would eventually become one of the most-read historical novels of all time. The story unfolds through the eyes of Frank Osbaldistone, the son of an English merchant. Frank first travels to the north of England, eventually ending up in the Scottish Highlands. He is determined to collect on a debt owed to his father, but on his journey he encounters Rob Roy MacGregor, who sets the tone for the story's development.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent history & story telling

    • By ChirpE on 08-24-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Waverley

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 17 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
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      5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Waverley by Sir Walter Scott is an enthralling tale of love, war and divided loyalties. Taking place during the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, the novel tells the story of proud English officer Edward Waverley. After being posted to Dundee, Edward eventually befriends chieftain of the Highland Clan Mac-Ivor and falls in love with his beautiful sister Flora. He then renounces his former loyalties in order actively to support Scotland in open rebellion against the Union with England. The book depicts stunning, romantic panoramas of the Highlands.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Tad Davis on 04-12-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Ivanhoe (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: Michael Page, Rory Barnett
    • Length: 18 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the wake of the Crusades, Wilfred of Ivanhoe vows to return Richard the Lion Heart to the throne. But the Saxon son’s allegiance to the Norman king, and his forbidden love for Lady Rowena, leave Ivanhoe disinherited from his father. To set his mission on course, he returns to England in disguise and quickly finds himself entrenched in an epic battle for power. As destinies entwine, Ivanhoe fights to restore the crown and marry his queen with help from the healer Rebecca; Robin Hood and his Merry Men; and the Black Knight, the Saxon’s mysterious ally.

    Regular price: $4.99

    • Ivanhoe

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 19 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 98

    During the reign of Richard I, Wilfred of Ivanhoe earns his father's disapproval by falling in love with Rowena, his father's ward. His father had planned to wed her himself, and reestablish the Saxon line.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great classic romance/adventure

    • By Tobin on 05-04-05

    Regular price: $39.95

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    • Ivanhoe

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 20 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101

    Prince John has assembled a collection of avaricious nobles to take control of England while Richard the Lionhearted is imprisoned in Austria. This threatens to bring the country to civil war between the Norman nobles and the conquered Saxons. Standing above it all is Wilfred of Ivanhoe, a disinherited Saxon knight who has fought in the Holy Land. Now returned, he wishes to wed the fair Rowena, the highborn Saxon noble, in spite of the seemingly insurmountable obstacles that stand in his way.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exquisite!!!!!!!

    • By Billy Canterberry on 09-21-18

    Regular price: $39.95

    • The Talisman

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    The Talisman revolves around the Third Crusader's camp in the Holy Land whereby there exists a truce between the Christians and the Muslims. The camp, which is led by King Richard I of England (the Lion-heart) who is grievously ill, is being torn apart by tensions between rival leaders.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Kenilworth

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 17 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this exciting tale, the legend of Amy Robsart and her secret marriage to the earl of Leicester comes alive in a blend of historical fact and fanciful fiction.   

    Regular price: $23.79

    • Ivanhoe

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: Michael Page
    • Length: 18 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    Prince John is plotting to seize the throne from his brother, Richard the Lion-Hearted, and Robin Hood and his merry band are making fools out of the Sheriff of Nottingham. Wilfred, knight of Ivanhoe, the son of Cedric the Saxon, is in love with his father’s ward, Rowena. Cedric, however, wishes her to marry Athelstane, a descendant of the royal Saxon line, whom Cedric hopes will restore the Saxon succession.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Game of Thrones of the 1820s

    • By Johanna on 07-03-15

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: Eric Brooks
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Scott's discourses on the psychological, religious, physical, and preternatural explanations for contemporary beliefs in ghosts, witches, warlocks, fairies, elves, diabolism, the occult, and even werewolvesare are essential for acolytes of the dark and macabre. The letters dealing with witch hunts, trials, and torture are morbidly compelling. Scott was neither fully pro-rational modernity nor totally anti-superstitious past.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good period research

    • By Eric on 11-16-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Ivanhoe

    • By: Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 181
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 158

    The epitome of the chivalric novel, Ivanhoe sweeps listeners into Medieval England and the lives of a memorable cast of characters. Ivanhoe, a trusted ally of Richard the Lion Hearted, returns from the Crusades to reclaim his inheritance. Rebecca, a beautiful Jewish woman, is defended by Ivanhoe against a charge of witchcraft - but it is Lady Rowena who is Ivanhoe's true love. The success of this novel lies with Scott's skillful blend of historic reality, chivalric romance, and high adventure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent writing, excellent narration!

    • By Matthew on 08-07-10

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Bride of Lammermoor

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    When Edgar plans to acquire his family's ancient estate from the corrupt lord keeper of the Great Seal of Scotland, he is met with the complexities of the legal and political situations following the 1707 Act of Union. To complicate matters further, Edgar is falling in love with his enemy's beautiful daughter, Lucy. First published in 1819, this enduring romantic tragedy presents insights into emotional and sexual politics and the shrewd way in which Sir Walter Scott presented his work.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Read a plot synopsis before buying

    • By Daniel on 05-13-17

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Poetry of Scotland

    • By: Robert Burns, Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Alan Cumming, Hannah Gordon, Daniela Nardini, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Scottish poetry is a powerful, beautiful expression of Country and Culture. It’s proud history includes such figures as Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson and many other illustrious figures. This volume of poetry is a perfect compendium of the words and works of Scotland.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The Poetry of Scotland

    • By Sandy on 07-30-11

    Regular price: $6.19

    • The Talisman

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: Jim Killavey
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    The Talisman is Sir Walter Scott's tale of the Crusades, a tale of chivalry, of violence, of virtue, romance, and deceit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • You need long stretches of time for this book,

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-12-04

    Regular price: $47.95

    • History's Greatest Conquerors: Napoleon Bonaparte

    • World's Conquerors, Book 2
    • By: Walter J. Scott
    • Narrated by: David Washington
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    This audiobook provides a concise and proper portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte's character and career. Napoleon as he was - not saint, not sinner, but a man dedicated to and ultimately devoured by his vision of himself, his empire, and his world. In the aftermath of the French Revolution, France was in a state of division and anarchy and in desperate need of a leader. 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Little Depth

    • By Anonymous User on 04-22-19

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Ivanhoe

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: David Warner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Ivanhoe, a trusted ally of Richard-the-Lionhearted, returns from the Crusades to reclaim the inheritance his father denied him. Ivanhoe defends Rebecca, a vibrant, beautiful Jewish woman, against a charge of witchcraft - but it is Lady Rowena who is Ivanhoe's true love.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Rob Roy

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
    • Length: 16 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    After rejecting the life his father has laid out for him, Frank Osbaldistone is sent to the North of England to live with his Uncle, where he is to repent his sins. However, when his father's wealth and reputation are threatened, he is drawn to the Scottish Highlands, where he must retrieve a set of stolen documents. It is here that he is pulled into a number of skirmishes relating to the Jacobite uprising of 1715, and where his path frequently crosses with the mysterious maverick outlaw known as Rob Roy....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Scots dialect immersion

    • By David Bogosian on 08-04-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Rob Roy

    • By: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 18 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 50

    Rob Roy follows the adventures of Francis, a businessman's son who falls out of favor with his father and is sent to stay in the Scottish Highlands. At the house of his uncle, he meets Rashleigh, the greedy and malicious youngest son, and Diana Vernon, Rashleigh's beautiful young cousin. Seeing that Diana is attracted to Francis, Rashleigh determines to destroy him. But Francis seeks the help of Rob Roy MacGregor, a powerful and enigmatic outlaw.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Don't buy unless you know the story!

    • By Kristine on 05-17-07

    Regular price: $31.47

    • A Collection of Haunting Tales

    • By: Mary Roberts Rinehart, Sir Walter Scott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and others
    • Narrated by: Flo Gibson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This ghostly, sometimes ghastly, collection includes "The Buckled Bag" by Mary Roberts Rinehart, "The Tapestried Room" or "The Lady in the Saque" by Sir Walter Scott, "The New Catacomb" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and "The Lost Ghost" by Mary Wilkins Freeman.

    Regular price: $16.09

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