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    • I Capture the Castle

    • By: Dodie Smith
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 974
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 873
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 872

    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

    • 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 142
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    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

    • 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 69
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63

    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 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 145
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 113

    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

    • Bloodline

    • By: Sidney Sheldon
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • 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

    • The Story of the Nutcracker (from the Naxos Audiobook 'A Family Christmas')

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Little Clara, her brother Fritz, the giving of presents, the Nutcracker soldier, and toys that come to life all form the basis of the story which Tchaikovsky brought to life in one of his finest scores.

    Regular price: $1.89

    • The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

    • By: Anne Brontë
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 16 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    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

    • Thornyhold

    • By: Mary Stewart
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Terrible Playback Quality

    • By Cynthia Hardy on 06-12-18

    Regular price: $11.19

    • Swan Lake

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    This is a story from the Ballet Stories collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • 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 261
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 194

    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 Railway Children

    • By: E. Nesbit
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When Father is taken away unexpectedly, Roberta, Peter, Phyllis and their mother have to leave their comfortable life in London to go and live in a small cottage in the country. The children seek solace in the nearby railway station and make friends with Perks the Porter and the Station Master himself. Each day, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis run down the field to the railway track and wave at the passing London train, sending their love to Father. Little do they know that the kindly old gentleman passenger who waves back holds the key to their father's disappearance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A beautiful story, beautifully read.

    • By EastVillageBear on 10-23-18

    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

    • The Blessing

    • By: Nancy Mitford
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    It isn’t just Nanny who finds it difficult in France when Grace and her young son Sigi are finally able to join her dashing aristocratic husband Charles-Edouard after the war. For Grace is out of her depth among the fashionably dressed and immaculately coiffured French women, and shocked by their relentless gossiping and bedhopping. When she discovers her husband’s tendency to lust after every pretty girl he sees, it looks like trouble. And things get even more complicated when little Sigi steps in.

    Regular price: $17.76

    • Ballet Stories

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 11

    The magic of ballet is evoked in these enchanting stories presented with many musical excerpts from the works themselves. Jenny Agutter, who before turning to acting was a dancer, presents the stories of two French ballets - Giselle and Coppelia - and the three great ballets by Tchaikovsky, in engaging style. A perfect introduction to the ballet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic!

    • By Megan on 03-11-07

    Regular price: $12.59

    • A Dozen Red Roses

    • From 'Paradise Lost'
    • By: John Milton
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    A short section from Milton's epic poem, expressing how much sweeter the world is when you are with the one you love, read by Jenny Agutter.

    Regular price: $0.86

    • A Dozen Red Roses

    • From 'The Song of Solomon'
    • By: Anon
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    A beautiful extract from the famous biblical hymn to love, read by Jenny Agutter.

    Regular price: $0.86

    • 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 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    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 Railway Children

    • By: E. Nesbitt
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    When Father is taken away unexpectedly, Roberta, Peter, Phyllis and their mother have to leave their comfortable life in London to go and live in a small cottage in the country. The children seek solace in the nearby railway station and make friends with Perks the Porter and the Station Master himself. Each day, Roberta, Peter and Phyllis run down the field to the railway track and wave at the passing London train, sending their love to Father.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Very good book, but abridged edition

    • By Elisabeth on 03-25-11

    Regular price: $15.49

    • 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: $21.81

    • The Minister of Chance

    • By: Dan Freeman
    • Narrated by: Sylvester McCoy, Jenny Agutter, Jed Brophy, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Winner of Best Audio Drama, BBC Audio Drama Awards, 2013. Winner of Speculative Fiction, Parsec Award, 2013. The Minister of Chance is a wildly exciting, picaresque fantasy adventure and a brilliant, Swiftian satire on politics and religion.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Audio needs balancing desperately!

    • By Beth Case on 08-02-16

    Regular price: $9.29

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