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    • I Capture the Castle

    • By: Dodie Smith
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 928
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 831
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 831

    In this coming of age story, Dodie Smith introduces the visionary and eccentric character of seventeen-year-old Cassandra Mortmain. The youngest daughter in a family of impoverished artists, it is her imagination and writing that takes us away from the ramshackle old English castle where they live, and towards an intriguing tale of husband-hunting and light-hearted sibling rivalry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well, that was a surprise

    • By Matthew on 12-16-13

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Thornyhold

    • By: Mary Stewart
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Gilly Ramsey's lonely childhood was brightened only by visits to her godmother until her death, when the then grown-up Gilly inherited the family cottage, Thornyhold. With its magical and peaceful strength and its sovereign defenses against evil, Thornyhold strikes an end to Gilly's loneliness, despite its revealing her family's history of witchcraft.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-01-18

    Regular price: $11.19

    • A Web of Air

    • By: Philip Reeve
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    Two years ago, Fever Crumb escaped the war-torn city of London. Now she arrives in the extraordinary city of Mayda, where buildings ascend the cliffs on rails, and a mysterious recluse is building a machine that can fly. Fever is the engineer he needs - but ruthless enemies will kill to possess their secrets.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant Cliffhanger

    • By Abigail on 12-19-11

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Emma

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103

    Emma can be enjoyed as a charming love story, a detective story, and a comic and lively picture of English life 200 years ago. Austen's beautiful, clever, wilful but fallible heroine Emma Woodhouse believes she knows best. Perfectly content with her life she sees no need for either love or marriage, yet nothing pleases her more than meddling in the romantic lives of others.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • pure pleasure

    • By Elizabeth on 05-14-10

    Regular price: $24.51

    • Wigs on the Green

    • By: Nancy Mitford
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Eugenia Malmains is one of the richest girls in England and an ardent supporter of Captain Jack and the Union Jack shirts; Noel and Jasper are both in search of an heiress (so much easier than trying to work for the money); Poppy and Marjorie are nursing lovelorn hearts; and the beautiful bourgeois Mrs Lace is on the prowl for someone to lighten the boredom of her life.

    Regular price: $14.38

    • Great Love Poems

    • By: William Blake, Robert Burns, Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter, Bill Paterson, Maxine Peake, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    An anthology of over 60 classic love poems, read by some of our finest actors. Love has always been the supreme inspiration for poets, whether romantic or platonic, reciprocated or unrequited. This collection contains a range of the very best love poems, including Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress", Keats' "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" and Byron's "So We'll Go No More A-Roving" - as well as several sonnets from the master himself, William Shakespeare.

    Regular price: $7.01

    • The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    • By: Anne Brontë
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 16 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 251
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 185

    The story of a woman's struggle for independence from an abusive husband. Helen 'Graham' has returned to Wildfell Hall in flight from a disastrous marriage and to protect her young son from the influence of his father. Exiled to the desolate moorland mansion, she adopts an assumed name and earns her living as a painter. Gilbert Markham, a local man intrigued by the beautiful young 'widow' offers his friendship but becomes distrustful when her reclusive behaviour sparks rumours and speculation.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite Bronte book

    • By Carole T. on 03-04-12

    Regular price: $24.51

    • The Mistletoe Murder

    • And Other Stories
    • By: P. D. James
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter, Daniel Weyman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128

    Four previously uncollected stories from one of the great mystery writers of our time - swift, cunning murder mysteries (two of which feature the young Adam Dalgliesh) that together, to borrow the author's own word, add up to a delightful "entertainment".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I worship at the alter of p d james

    • By Sherrie Lindley on 08-09-17

    Regular price: $17.50

    • The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    • By: Anne Brontë
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 16 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    Fleeing a disastrous marriage, Helen Huntingdon retreats to the desolate mansion, Wildfell Hall, with her son, Arthur. There, she makes her living as a painter. Finding it difficult to avoid her neighbors, she is soon an object of speculation and gossip. Brontë portrays Helen's eloquent struggle for independence at a time when society defined a married woman as her husband's property.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent performances

    • By Karen on 04-12-16

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Swan Lake

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    This is a story from the Ballet Stories collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Secret Garden

    • By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    When orphaned Mary Lennox arrives at Misselthwaite Manor, her uncle's estate, everybody said she was the most disagreeable looking child ever seen. Depressed and withdrawn, Mary stumbles upon an arched doorway into an overgrown garden. She later discovers her pampered invalid cousin, tucked away in a dark room. Soon a charming journey into the magical secret garden begins.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great reflection

    • By Lynda on 03-07-06

    Regular price: $12.95

    • Hons and Rebels

    • By: Jessica Mitford
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The Mitford family is one of the century's most enigmatic, made notorious by Nancy's novels, Diana's marriage to Sir Oswald Mosley, Unity's infatuation with Hitler, Debo's marriage to a duke and Jessica's passionate commitment to communism. Hons and Rebels is an enchanting and deeply absorbing memoir of an isolated and eccentric upbringing which conceals beneath its witty, lighthearted surface much wisdom and depth of feeling.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Max's Christmas

    • By: Rosemary Wells
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 61
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Irrespressible Max wants to stay up late on Christmas so he can see Santa Claus.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good audio, just not original voices ...

    • By carlita99 on 10-02-17

    Regular price: $0.99

    • Music and Silence

    • By: Rose Tremain
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 18 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    In the year 1629, a young English lutenist named Peter Claire arrives at the Danish Court to join King Christian IV's Royal Orchestra. From the moment when he realizes that the musicians perform in a freezing cellar underneath the royal apartments, Peter Clair understands that he's come to a place where the opposing states of light and dark, good and evil, are waging war to the death.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Can Rose Tremain Write a BAD Book?

    • By Cariola on 04-30-09

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Bloodline

    • By: Sidney Sheldon
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Elizabeth Roffe, only child of one of the world's richest men, has it all; beauty, intelligence, innocence and youth. But when her father dies, she discovers that she has inherited not only his vast pharmaceutical company, with offices and factories all over the world, but also an unspeakable terror that threatens to destroy the business. As she struggles to save the company that took her family four generations to build, she realizes that she herself is the target of an unknown assassin.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Savored the Suspense

    • By Leann on 01-10-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • A Dozen Red Roses

    • The Owl and the Pussycat
    • By: Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Edward Lear's much-loved comic poem, featuring the most elegant fowl in literature and his beautiful feline friend, read by Jenny Agutter.

    Regular price: $1.06

    • Memories of Midnight

    • By: Sidney Sheldon
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Shadowed by tragedy and burdened by amnesia, a beautiful woman desperately tries to return to reality. She is Catherine Douglas, destined to once again challenge the cruel, charismatic power of Constantin Demiris, the Greek shipping tycoon who murdered Catherine's husband. Now, in the glittering capitals and carefree playgrounds of post-war Europe, Demiris sets his deadly sights on Catherine - and the single, treacherous secret whose shattering truth is known to her alone.

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Bat Man

    • A BBC Radio 4 dramatisation
    • By: Amelia Bullmore
    • Narrated by: Bill Nighy, Katherine Parkinson, Jenny Agutter, and others
    • Length: 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    A BBC Radio 4 'Afternoon Play' starring Bill Nighy as widower Christopher, originally broadcast on 20 April 2011. When his wife died three years ago, Christopher fled London for a simpler existence in Cornwall, where he has settled on bat protection as his mission. Colette and her noisy daughters rent the holiday cottage next door and disturb the peace - both his and that of his beloved bats. The Bat Man stars Bill Nighy, Katherine Parkinson, Jenny Agutter, Sean Baker, Lauren Mote and Georgia Groome.

    Regular price: $8.53

    • Great Poems

    • By: Audible Studios
    • Narrated by: Maxine Peake, Bill Wallis, Rupert Penry-Jones, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    An anthology of over 50 classic poems, read by some of our finest actors. This collection contains a selection of the very best poems, from verses inspired by love to war poetry, nature poems and children's rhymes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not for Poetry Snobs. Full Listing in Review.

    • By Clare on 06-10-12

    Regular price: $7.01

    • A Dog So Small

    • By: Philippa Pearce
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0

    For months, Ben Blewitt has been thinking about dogs. So he is very disappointed when, for his birthday, he receives not a dog, but a picture of a dog. But Ben's imagination soon gets to work, and then the strange adventures begin.

    Regular price: $9.49

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