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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 958
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 858
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 858

    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

    • Emma

    • By: Jane Austen
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    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

    • 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 64
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 59

    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

    • Bloodline

    • By: Sidney Sheldon
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • 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 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 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111

    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

    • 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 140
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130

    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

    • 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

    • Thornyhold

    • By: Mary Stewart
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    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

    • The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter, Michael Morpurgo
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    It's 1943 and Lily Tregenza lives on a farm in the idyllic seaside village of Slapton. Apart from her father being away, and the 'townie' evacuees at school, her life is scarcely touched by the war. Until one day, when Lily and her family, along with 3000 other villagers, are told to move out of their homes: lock, stock, and barrel.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome story!

    • By graydoc on 07-12-18

    Regular price: $9.29

    • A Family Christmas

    • By: Charles Clement Moore, David Angus, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and others
    • Narrated by: Philip Madoc, Jenny Agutter, Benjamin Zephaniah
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    This is the audio program to play at home over Christmas or during the car journey to see relatives. Dylan Thomas, "The Little Match Girl," and "The Nutcracker" are read by Jenny Agutter with accompanying Tchaikovsky's music - this is a must for Christmas. It contains new recordings as well as some of the finest tracks from the Naxos AudioBooks catalogue.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Okay, but a bit boring.

    • By nevina on 08-12-08

    Regular price: $12.59

    • 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 256
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 190

    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

    • 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

    • 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

    • North & South

    • By: Elizabeth Gaskell
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In this classic Victorian novel, Elizabeth Gaskell explores the themes of love and social justice in an industrial age. Set in the north of England, out-of-towner Margaret Hale finds herself simultaneously attracted to mill owner John Thorton, and repulsed by the way he treats his workers. Full of history, romance, and social commentary, North & South will provoke your mind and tug at your heart. This production is read for you actress Jenny Agutter, most famously known for The Railway Children.

    Regular price: $8.25

    • 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

    • Ballet Stories

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    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

    • 12 Valentines Poems
    • By: various
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis, Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Here are 12 specially selected favourite love poems, read by acclaimed actors Bill Wallis and Jenny Agutter. This literary bouquet of blooms includes Andrew Marvell's classic "To His Coy Mistress"; a beautiful extract from "The Song of Solomon"; Christina Rossetti's joyful "A Birthday"; and Christopher Marlowe's "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love".

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • PLEASE, Poetry, NOT music !

    • By The Whole Truth on 11-02-16

    Regular price: $4.93

    • Joey Runs Away

    • By: Jack Kent
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter, Rex Robbins
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Joey looks for another home when he doesn't feel like cleaning up his messy room.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • A Dozen Red Roses

    • The First Day
    • By: Christina Rossetti
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Christina Rossetti's poignant wish that she could capture the elusive memory of the first time she met her love, read by Jenny Agutter.

    Regular price: $7.75

    • A Dozen Red Roses

    • A Birthday
    • By: Christina Rossetti
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    "A Birthday": Christina Rossetti's joyful celebration that her one true love has arrived, read by Jenny Agutter.

    Regular price: $1.06

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