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    • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: Tom Mison
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5,053
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,575
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,576

    In the secluded Dutch territory of Sleepy Hollow, nebbish schoolmaster Ichabod Crane competes with the town hero for the hand of Katrina Van Tassel, the 18-year-old daughter and sole child of a wealthy farmer. As Crane leaves a party at the Van Tassel's farm one autumn evening, he is pursued by the Headless Horseman, an apparition said to be the ghost of a Hessian trooper snuffed out by a stray cannonball.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Treasures Of Jolly Autumn

    • By Sara on 10-31-14

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: Curtis Sisco
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 505
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      4 out of 5 stars 463
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      4 out of 5 stars 462

    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is the most famous supernatural wild chase in all of literature. One of the best known American short stories, this tale has been produced countless times for television and film. A halloween classic!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to believe was written almost 200 years ago

    • By Nothing really matters on 06-06-14

    Regular price: $1.39

    • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: Brian Kelly
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a short story by American author Washington Irving, contained in his collection of 34 essays and short stories entitled "The Sketch Book" of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Written while Irving was living abroad in Birmingham, England, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" was first published in 1820. Along with Irving's companion piece "Rip Van Winkle", "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is among the earliest examples of American fiction with enduring popularity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator has a very annoying voice

    • By Christopher on 08-22-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • Rip Van Winkle [Classic Tales Edition]

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Rip Van Winkle lived in a quiet colonial town, and had a habit of attending to everyone else's chores. Henpecked and poor, he goes squirrel hunting in the woods one day, only to exit twenty years later.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Classic

    • By Russell Bernard on 04-25-18

    Regular price: $2.09

    • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: Alan Munro
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 95

    "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is the most famous supernatural wild chase in all of literature. One of the best-known American short stories, this tale has been produced countless times for television and film. A Halloween classic!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Horrible narration

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-22-18

    Regular price: $0.69

    • The Devil and Tom Walker

    • And Hurst of Hurstcote, by E. Nesbit
    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: B.J. Harrison
    • Length: 1 hr and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 112

    Washington Irving paints an effulgent portrait of the New England countryside as Tom Walker walks with the Devil. Would you dare to bargain with the Devil for your soul? This audiobook also includes "Hurst of Hurstcote", by E. Nesbit. Here, a young man is so stricken by the passing of his wife that his sanity begins to stray. And, as madness spreads its paralyzing influence over him, he unearths a shocking conclusion.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Go to the Devil

    • By Russell Bernard on 04-26-18

    Regular price: $0.69

    • Tales of the Alhambra

    • A Series of Tales and Sketches of the Moors and Spaniards
    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
    • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 106
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    Written in 1831, Irving's dreamlike description of the Alhambra, the beautiful Moorish castle that defined the height of Moorish civilization, and the surrounding territory of Granada remains one of the best guidebooks to the region and one of the most entertaining travelogues ever written.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful Stories

    • By William on 06-09-05

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Rip Van Winkle

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: Curtis Sisco
    • Length: 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 203
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 173
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 173

    A man who sleeps for 20 years in the Catskill Mountains wakes to a much-changed world. This is an American classic!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A HEN PECKED HUSBAND

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 01-16-17

    Regular price: $1.39

    • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    • Rabbit Ears: A Classic Tale (Spotlight)
    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: Glenn Close
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Actress Glenn Close reads Washington Irving's eerie tale of romantic rivalry along the Hudson. The story pits the new schoolmaster Ichabod Crane against the local hero and bully, Brom Bones, for the hand of Katrina Van Tassel. This haunting drama climaxes with the appearance of one of the great, legendary ghosts of all time: the headless horseman.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • it's good

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-17-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow [Classic Tales Edition]

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 97

    Here is the complete and unabridged tale of Ichabod Crane and his ill-fated visit to Sleepy Hollow. Half of the charm of the tale is Irving's beautiful prose, as he describes the glorious New England countryside. But of course there are chills galore when the Headless Horseman appears.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • First timer

    • By Anonymous User on 10-22-17

    Regular price: $1.39

    • Washington Irving: The Classic Short Stories Collections

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: J. D. Jackson
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Washington Irving is, arguably, one of America's greatest writers. He spent many years in Europe and kept records of his observations, which formed the basis of such classics as "Old Christmas," "Bracebridge Hall" and "Tales of a Traveler." This volume is the latest entry in a series of collected essays written during these early years. The fragility of the heart forms the basis of many of these short stories. Irving handles the issues of love, heartbreak and death in a caring and compassionate way.

    Regular price: $0.94

    • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    • A Radio Dramatization
    • By: Washington Irving, Jerry Robbins (dramatization)
    • Narrated by: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    Ichabod Crane, a lanky, lean, superstitious school master, arrives to teach the children of Sleepy Hollow. As he vies for the attention of the lovely Katrina Van Tassel, his rival for her attention is the town rowdy, Brom Bones. Brom tries to scare Ichabod away with local superstitions and ghost tales. And soon enough the ill-fated schoolmaster encounters a terrifying legend come to life: the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Return of the Classic!

    • By Troy on 04-19-13

    Regular price: $6.99

    • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: Kevin Theis
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    This is an audio-enhanced version of Washington Irving's classic tale of horror and suspense, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" - complete with sound effects and a musical soundtrack. It relates the story of Ichabod Crane, the lanky Tarrytown schoolmaster who is vying for the hand of the local beauty Katrina Van Tassel, along with local strongman and bully Brom Bones. After attending a party at the Van Tassels' one fall night, Crane learns of the legend of the mysterious and spectral Headless Horseman, who rides by night and terrorizes those who dare to travel Tarrytown by night. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sly, savvy, scary

    • By IndiaC on 09-07-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Best of America

    • Seven Classic Short Stories
    • By: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe, Washington Irving, and others
    • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot, John Chancer, Katherine Fenton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    This anthology of unabridged short stories represents some of the most significant works from the most influential American authors of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Includes the following: "Rip Van Winkle" by Washington Irving, "Young Goodman Brown" by Nathaniel Hawthorne, "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe, "Mermaids" by Louisa May Alcott, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" by Mark Twain, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" by Ambrose Bierce, and "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Listen

    • By Mark Mahar on 03-24-15

    Regular price: $6.96

    • Cuentos de Misterio y Terror [Tales of Mystery and Terror]

    • By: Alejandro Dumas, Washington Irving, Guy de Maupassant, and others
    • Narrated by: Staff Audiolibros Colección
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
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    Magistral recopilación de cinco cuentos de misterio y terror, tan verosímiles que podrían ser reales. Historias de misterio y terror de grandes escritores que han fascinado a niños y a adultos a lo largo de todas las épocas. Cuentos cargados de suspenso que mantendrán al oyente cultivo y expectante minuto a minuo. Incluye: "Historia de un muerto contada por él mismo" (Alejandro Dumas), "El diablo y Tom Walker" (Washington Irving), "El miedo" (Guy de Maupassant), "El Guardavía" (Charles Dickens), y "La casa del juez" (Bram Stoker). 

    Regular price: $14.70

    • Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 16

    Now adapted for a major motion picture directed by Tim Burton, the story of the Headless Horseman is a classic of American folklore. It is paired here with the myth of Rip Van Winkle who wanders into the Catskill Mountains for his legendary snooze.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Both stories are now included!

    • By Evelyn on 10-30-13

    Regular price: $12.95

    • The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    In The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon (1820-21), Irving explores the uneasy relationship of an American writer to English literary traditions. In two sketches, he experiments with tales transplanted from Europe, thereby creating the first classic American short stories: "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow".

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Dramatized)

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: The St. Charles Players
    • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    There's a legend in this valley about a ghostly horseman that rides by night. There are many such legends and for schoolteacher Ichabod Crane the darkness of night holds a special fascination...and fear. For often there is truth in stories, especially ghost stories. And one fated night, Ichabod Crane will discover that the horseman of the legend is indeed... headless!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Halloween Treat

    • By Lee Lambert on 10-27-16

    Regular price: $11.87

    • Rip Van Winkle

    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: Brad Morrison
    • Length: 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    "Rip Van Winkle" is a short story by the American author Washington Irving. It follows a Dutch American villager in colonial America named Rip Van Winkle who falls asleep in the Catskill Mountains and wakes up 20 years later, having missed the American Revolution. 

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    • Bring the Classics to Life
    • By: Washington Irving
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Abridged
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    This audiobook is about Rip Van Winkle, who falls asleep before the Revolutionary War and wakes up 20 years later, when the war is over, and faces an independent country no longer under British rule.

    Regular price: $10.49

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