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    • Fantastic Mr. Fox and Other Animal Stories

    • Includes Esio Trot, The Enormous Crocodile & The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Quentin Blake, Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178

    Someone's been stealing from the three meanest farmers around, and they know the identity of the thief - it's Fantastic Mr. Fox! Working alone they could never catch him; but now fat Boggis, squat Bunce, and skinny Bean have joined forces, and they have Mr. Fox and his family surrounded. What they don't know is that they're not dealing with just any fox - Mr. Fox would rather die than surrender. Only the most fantastic plan can save him now.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Cute Kids Stories

    • By katunka on 07-13-17

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Short Stories: The Vintage Collection

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Saki, Thomas Hardy, and others
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi, Martin Jarvis, Hugh Laurie, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 69

    The fifth volume in CSA Word's massively popular complete and unabridged ‘Short Stories’ collection is bound to please. With something for everyone this collection of classic stories read by only the best-suited and most established readers will delight the ears as a vintage wine excites the gullet; The Vintage Collection is audible gold. Features eye-catching typographical series design.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb Collection and Production

    • By andrew on 07-14-12

    Regular price: $13.42

    • Three Men In A Boat

    • By: Jerome K Jerome
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    Martyrs to hypochondria and general seediness, J. and his friends George and Harris decide that a jaunt up the Thames would suit them to a ‘T’. But when they set off, they can hardly predict the troubles that lie ahead with tow-ropes, unreliable weather-forecasts and tins of pineapple chunks – not to mention the devastation left in the wake of J.’s small fox-terrier Montmorency.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Maybe I missed something.

    • By Paranatural on 05-15-18

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Great Classic Stories

    • 22 Unabridged Classics
    • By: Alphonse Daudet, Saki, Oscar Wilde
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie, Stephen Fry, Barbara Leigh-Hunt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 93
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 93

    A treasure-chest of the written and spoken word, this collection is read by brilliant actors who make this audio anthology a genuine treat for the listener.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • awesome

    • By Kaite McGrew on 05-23-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • George Cragge: In the Red & Other Mysteries

    • By: Mark Tavener
    • Narrated by: Barry Foster, full cast, Hugh Laurie, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    A collection of four blackly humorous crime mysteries featuring the fictional BBC Radio crime correspondent, George Cragge. Adapted from the novel by Mark Tavener, In the Red sees the anarchic George Cragge investigate a spree of bizarre murders in the world of City finance, a small political party contesting a by-election, and a plan to overthrow the Director-General of the BBC. The sequel, In the Balance, features George Cragge kicking off a murder trail during the FIFA World Cup at Wembley Stadium. And with Europe becoming a hot potato, can the Prime Minister hold on to his job? In the Chair follows the maverick hack as he looks into a series of murders of dentists linked to New Labour policy. The final drama, In the End, sees George Cragge investigating a series of murders of journalists.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely series!

    • By Jessie-May Ventour on 10-04-18

    Regular price: $24.00

    • Gulliver's Travels

    • By: Jonathan Swift
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    A savage and hilarious satire, Gulliver's Travels sees Lemuel Gulliver shipwrecked and adrift, subject to bizarre and unnerving encounters with - among others - quarrelling Lilliputians, philosophising horses, and the brutish Yahoo tribe that change his view of humanity - and himself - forever. Swift's classic of 1726 portrays mankind in a distorted hall of mirrors as a diminished, magnified, and finally, bestial species, presenting us with a comical yet uncompromising reflection of ourselves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A characteristically British reading of a classic

    • By Emily on 06-29-13

    Regular price: $19.19

    • Short Stories

    • The Nostalgia Collection
    • By: Jerome K. Jerome, Louisa May Alcott, Saki
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Edward Hardwicke, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 25

    CSA Word continues its ever-popular series of classic short stories, featuring writers such as Jerome K. Jerome, Louisa May Alcott and Saki, read by such respected and revered readers as Derek Jacobi, Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • cracking stories, but no table of contents!

    • By Frances on 03-27-11

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Portuguese Irregular Verbs

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Alexander McCall Smith, best-selling author of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, has turned his hand to humour. The delightful result is a creation of comic genius. For in the unnaturally tall form of Professor Doctor Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, we are invited to meet a memorable character whose sublime insouciance is a blend of the cultivated pomposity of Frasier Crane and of Inspecteur Clouseau's hapless gaucherie.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Listen again and again

    • By Cidem on 02-23-11

    Regular price: $10.44

    • Cyril Bonhamy and the Great Drain Robbery

    • By: Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Visiting France to view some famous medieval bibles (and confusing the natives with his 'fluent' French), Cyril Bonhamy mistakes the most dangerous criminal in France for the director of the Bibliothèque, and is plunged into one of the most terrifying adventures of his life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fun for a drive with kids (ages 6-10)

    • By Elena on 09-05-12

    Regular price: $7.24

    • Saturday Night Fry

    • By: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 71

    This six-part comedy series was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1988. Hosted by Stephen Fry, accompanied each week by Hugh Laurie, Jim Broadbent, Emma Thompson, and a selection of guests including Phyllida Law, Robert Bathurst, Julia Hills, and Alison Steadman, the show takes the form of a roundtable discussion, interspersed with sketches that veer tangentially from the sublime to the ridiculous.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great!!

    • By Avi on 10-31-11

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 11

    The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me, a classic Roald Dahl story, brought to life in an audiobook reading by House star Hugh Laurie. Billy dreams of turning a weird old wooden house into a wonderful sweet-shop. But a giraffe, a pelly, and a monkey already live inside! Soon they are friends, and when they meet the richest man in England, Billy's scrumptious-galumptious dream just might come true....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hugh Laurie is awesome

    • By Rene Steenkamp on 07-20-16

    Regular price: $19.19

    • Great Expectations

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Poor orphan Pip is wandering the marshes of Kent when he encounters the convict Magwitch - and the child's life changes forever. Follow the haunting and humorous epic as Pip receives a mysterious fortune, encounters the strange Miss Havisham and the beautiful, cold Estella, rejects his old friends, and gradually grows to maturity through a painful process filled with gripping drama and piercing satire.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great expectations

    • By Edward Flowers on 01-21-17

    Regular price: $16.80

    • Short Stories

    • The Timeless Collection
    • By: Jerome K. Jerome, Saki, Lewis Carroll
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie, Maimie McCoy, Nigel Hawthorne
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    This collection contains: "Idle Thoughts on Babies"; "The Schartz-Meterklume Method"; "A Photographer's Day Out"; and more.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • What an odd use of excellent materials

    • By GeekyGal on 12-03-11

    Regular price: $13.85

    • At the Villa of Reduced Circumstances

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    The third novel in the Portuguese Irregular Verbs trilogy sees von Igelfeld suffering the slings of academic intrigue as a visiting fellow at Cambridge, and the arrows of outrageous fortune in an eventful Columbian adventure. Between trips, von Igelfeld returns to his beloved Regensburg only that to discover while he has been away his murine colleagues have been at play.

    Regular price: $9.49

    • Fry and Laurie Read Daudet and Jerome

    • Letters from My Windmill & Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow
    • By: A. Daudet, J.K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 48

    Daudet's atmospheric Letters from a Windmill, combined with Jerome K. Jerome's wonderfully idle ramblings. He was indeed the original founder of The Idler and famous for his classic novel Three Men and a Boat.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sweet, idyllic and charming

    • By RG on 10-04-07

    Regular price: $10.90

    • The Finer Points of Sausage Dogs

    • By: Alexander McCall Smith
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    In the sequel to Portuguese Irregular Verbs, our hero, Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, is the unlikely choice to address veterinarians in the Ozark mountains of Arkansas; is dogged by dachshunds; becomes embroiled with that notorious Coptic schismatic, the Duke of Johannesburg (and his victim the Patriarch of Alexandria); and finally ends up being mobbed as the star attraction on a Mediterranean cruise ship.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A treat for Hugh Laurie fans

    • By Needles on 02-29-12

    Regular price: $11.18

    • Friday Night Live, Volume 1

    • By: Lee Evans, Hugh Laurie, Jo Brand, and others
    • Narrated by: Lee Evans, Hugh Laurie, Jo Brand, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Friday Night Live was a late night programme that pushed comedy on TV to new levels. Most TV comedy at that time was a rather safe affair full of middle aged comics and impersonators. Friday Night Live brought in a new generation of comedians; some from the growing club circuit and some along the path from University. On Volume 1, Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie can be heard alongside Lee Evans and Jo Brand. This was her TV debut whilst Lee Evans was also just starting his own phenomenal career.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • Three Men in a Boat

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Three Men in a Boat is one of the most amusing and durable books in the English language. Semi-autobiographical, it recounts the adventures and mishaps of George, Harris, J. (the author), and his remarkable dog Montmorency during a boat trip along the Thames from London to Oxford. Jerome K. Jerome originally intended the book to be a guide to the Thames Valley, but his publisher thought it so entertaining it was published as a comic novel and has endured as a classic of the genre ever since.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Possibly the perfect audiobook

    • By Mr. T. R. Semple on 02-01-18

    Regular price: $10.90