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    • Mary, Queen of Scotland and the Isles

    • By: Stefan Zweig
    • Narrated by: Katrina Rosati Kross
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Mary Stewart was crowned queen when she was just nine months old. As a young girl, she was sent to Paris to marry the sickly King of France. After his death, she returned to Scotland to fight for her right to be queen. But ill-fated love affairs, political intrigue, and murder led her to a tragic end.

    Regular price: $8.40

    • Anna Karenina

    • By: Leo Tolstoy
    • Narrated by: Katrina Rosati Kross
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
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    Anna, a sensuous and rebellious woman, scraps her marriage for a young officer, Count Vronsky, hoping to find love. Its chilling ending assures the reader that this is a book never to be forgotten.

    Regular price: $8.40

    • The Letters

    • By: Edith Wharton
    • Narrated by: Katrina Rosati Kross
    • Length: 1 hr and 22 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Lizzie West falls in love but her future hangs delicately on a thin string of hope so purposefully constructed in "The Letters".

    Regular price: $4.20

    • The Triumph of Night

    • By: Edith Wharton
    • Narrated by: Katrina Rosati Kross
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    How surprising that a woman of Edith Wharton's literary stature not only believes in, but writes about, ghosts. This short story is a result of her haunting fascination and fear of both spirits and supernatural phenomena, and as Ms. Magazine says, is "flawlessly eerie". In The Triumph of Night, Wharton pushes one to finally decide if ghosts are real or imaginary. That is, if one can....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story, well told

    • By Demonwife on 02-10-10

    Regular price: $4.20

    • Afterward

    • By: Edith Wharton
    • Narrated by: Katrina Rosati Kross
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    When the man of the house disappears, it can't be because of a ghost - or can it? Leave it to Wharton to create the extraordinary out of the ordinary as she laces intrigue with doubt over fear and common sense.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story, Appallingly Inept Abridgment

    • By Diane on 10-15-12

    Regular price: $4.20

    • The Last Asset

    • By: Edith Wharton
    • Narrated by: Katrina Rosati Kross
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Edith Wharton's ironic stories won her numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize. This story of conflict between individual and social fulfillment wins her the admiration of readers and writers of all ages. With tongue in cheek, she mocks the phoniness of the pretentious, while sympathizing with the pitiful and ends up with a story that cries for equity.

    Regular price: $4.20