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    • The Once and Future King

    • By: T. H. White
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 33 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,369
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,976
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,985

    The complete "box set" of T. H. White's epic fantasy novel of the Arthurian legend. The novel is made up of five parts: "The Sword in the Stone", "The Witch in the Wood", "The Ill-Made Knight", "The Candle in the Wind", and "The Book of Merlyn".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • People Who Say They are No Good are Always the

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 05-07-13

    Regular price: $48.99

    • War and Peace, Volume 1

    • By: Leo Tolstoy
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 30 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,676
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,336
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,331

    War and Peace is one of the greatest monuments in world literature. Set against the dramatic backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, it examines the relationship between the individual and the relentless march of history. Here are the universal themes of love and hate, ambition and despair, youth and age, expressed with a swirling vitality which makes the book as accessible today as it was when it was first published in 1869.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Truly Great Book and a Truly Astounding Narrator

    • By A Midwesterner in Jersey on 05-18-09

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Name of the Rose

    • By: Umberto Eco
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, Nicholas Rowe, Neville Jason
    • Length: 21 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,034
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,039

    The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate. But his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths that take place in seven days and nights of apocalyptic terror. Brother William turns detective, and a uniquely deft one at that. His tools are the logic of Aristotle, the theology of Aquinas, the empirical insights of Roger Bacon-- all sharpened to a glistening edge by his wry humor and ferocious curiosity.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The meaning of the mystery & mystery of meaning

    • By Ryan on 02-14-14

    Regular price: $34.01

    • War and Peace, Volume 2

    • By: Leo Tolstoy
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 31 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,329
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,067
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,070

    War and Peace is one of the greatest monuments in world literature. Set against the dramatic backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, it examines the relationship between the individual and the relentless march of history. Here are the universal themes of love and hate, ambition and despair, youth and age, expressed with a swirling vitality which makes the book as accessible today as it was when it was first published in 1869.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A long book, but at least the chapters are short

    • By Tad Davis on 09-11-08

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Swann's Way

    • By: Marcel Proust
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 21 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 370
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 330
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 325

    Swann’s Way is the first of seven volumes in Remembrance of Things Past. It sets the scene with the narrator’s memories being famously provoked by the taste of that little cake, the madeleine, accompanied by a cup of lime-flowered tea. It is an unmatched portrait of fin-de-siècle France.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Stunning

    • By Nancy on 02-19-13

    Regular price: $34.96

    • The Sword in the Stone

    • By: T. H. White
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 423
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 249

    This is one of the most popular re-tellings of the story of King Arthur. Like The Lord of the Rings, this fantasy novel has been equally popular among younger readers and adults. White takes an inventive approach that involves animals who speak and Robin Hood! A true Arthurian classic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I've been waiting for this...

    • By Shelly M. Felton on 07-01-08

    Regular price: $18.85

    • Resurrection

    • By: Leo Tolstoy
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 20 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 138

    When Prince Dmitri Nekhludov is called for jury duty on a murder case, he little knows how the experience will change his life. Faced with the accused, a prostitute, he recognizes Katusha, the young girl he seduced and abandoned many years before, and realizes his responsibility for the life of degradation she has been forced to lead. His determination to make amends leads him into the darkest reaches of the Tsarist prison system, and to the beginning of his spiritual regeneration.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing wisdom and insight

    • By Catherine York on 12-31-16

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Novels of Charles Dickens: An Introduction by David Timson to The Pickwick Papers

    • By: David Timson
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 34

    David Timson talks about Charles Dickens, much loved for his great contribution to classic English Literature. Listen to The Pickwick Papers narrated by Anton Lesser.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not quite an introduction.

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-09-15

    Regular price: $0.00

    • Within a Budding Grove

    • Remembrance of Things Past, Volume 2
    • By: Marcel Proust, C. K. Scott Moncrieff (translator)
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 25 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143

    Remembrance of Things Past is one of the monuments of 20th century literature. Within a Budding Grove is the second of seven volumes. The young narrator, experiencing his youthful sexuality, falls under the spell of a group of adolescent girls, succumbs to the charms of the enchanting Gilberte, and visits a brothel where he meets Rachel. His impressions of life are also stimulated by the painter, Elstir, and his encounter with another girl, Albertine.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • One young nubile girl and then another ...

    • By Darwin8u on 03-28-13

    Regular price: $45.49

    • The History of the Peloponnesian War

    • By: Thucydides
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    Thucydides’s History of the Peloponnesian War is one of the most famous, influential, and moving works of genuine history in our traditions. His brilliant account of the civil war among the Greeks redefined how we should analyze the past, driving a permanent wedge between accounts based on myth and folk traditions and those based on empirical investigation and a rational inquiry into human motives. The work is also a profoundly tragic illumination, not merely of the self-destructive events of the civil war, but also of the future course of human history.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Entire Chapters Are Completely Skipped Over

    • By Daniel Phillips on 09-08-13

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Captive: Remembrance of Things Past - Volume 5

    • By: Marcel Proust
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 19 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Remembrance of Things Past is one of the monuments of 20th-century literature. Neville Jason’s widely praised abridged version has rightly become an audiobook landmark and now, after numerous requests, he is recording the whole work unabridged which, when complete, will run for some 140 hours. The Captive is the fifth of seven volumes. The Narrator’s obsessive love for Albertine makes her virtually a captive in his Paris apartment. He suspects she may be attracted to her own sex.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • By Hans G. Despain on 09-08-12

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Periodic Table

    • By: Primo Levi
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    The Periodic Table by Primo Levi is an impassioned response to the Holocaust: Consisting of 21 short stories, each possessing the name of a chemical element, the collection tells of the author's experiences as a Jewish-Italian chemist before, during, and after Auschwitz in luminous, clear, and unfailingly beautiful prose. It has been named the best science book ever by the Royal Institution of Great Britain and is considered to be Levi's crowning achievement.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Palatable Horror

    • By Shawn on 04-20-16

    Regular price: $38.49

    • The Guermantes Way

    • Remembrance of Things Past, Volume 3
    • By: Marcel Proust
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 28 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    Remembrance of Things Past is one of the monuments of 20th-century literature. The Guermantes Way is the third of seven volumes. The narrator penetrates the inner sanctum of Paris high society and falls in love with the fascinating Duchesse de Guermantes. Proust describes vividly the struggles for political, social, and sexual supremacy played out beneath a veneer of elegant manners. He also finds himself pursued by the predatory Baron de Charlus.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Makes a very big reading project a breeze!

    • By David E. Gregson on 10-01-12

    Regular price: $45.49

    • Evgenii Onegin

    • A New Translation by Mary Hobson
    • By: Alexander Pushkin, Mary Hobson (translator)
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Evgenii Onegin is best known in the West through Tchaikovsky’s opera Eugene Onegin. But the original narrative poem (consisting of 389 stanzas, the form of which has become known as the "Pushkin sonnet") is one of the landmarks of Russian literature. In the poem, the eponymous hero repudiates love, only to later experience the pain of rejection himself. Pushkin’s unique style proves timeless in its exploration of love, life, passion, jealousy, and the consequences of social convention.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 'Breathtakingly brilliant tour de force'

    • By Joseph M. on 11-01-12

    Regular price: $20.29

    • The Novels of Charles Dickens: An Introduction by David Timson to Sketches by Boz

    • By: David Timson
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    David Timson talks about Charles Dickens, much loved for his great contribution to classic English Literature.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Boz in brief: background and excerpts

    • By tru britty on 03-01-16

    Regular price: $0.00

    • Wessex Tales

    • By: Thomas Hardy
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Wessex Tales, a collection of short stories including "The Three Strangers", "The Withered Arm", and "The Distracted Preacher", deals with a number of timeless themes seen so often in Hardy’s work: marriage, class, revenge, and disappointed love. Many of the tales have a supernatural tinge, and all are set around Hardy’s much loved homeland.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Sampler

    • By Tad Davis on 06-08-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Sodom and Gomorrah

    • Remembrance of Things Past - Volume 4
    • By: Marcel Proust
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 26 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 135
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    Accidentally witnessing an encounter between the Baron de Charlus and the tailor Jupien, the narrator’s eyes are opened to a world hidden from him until now; he suspects that Albertine is attracted to her own sex.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator excellent

    • By Peter on 01-14-13

    Regular price: $45.49

    • The Novels of Charles Dickens: An Introduction by David Timson to The Mystery of Edwin Drood

    • By: David Timson
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26

    David Timson talks about Charles Dickens, much loved for his great contribution to classic English Literature.

    Regular price: $0.00

    • War and Peace

    • By: Leo Tolstoy
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    War and Peace is one of the greatest monuments in world literature. Set against the dramatic backdrop of the Napoleonic Wars, it examines the relationship between the individual and the relentless march of history. Here are the universal themes of love and hate, ambition and despair, youth and age, expressed with a swirling vitality which makes the story as accessible today as it was when it was first published in 1869.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • a promising young writer

    • By Craig on 10-06-10

    Regular price: $20.29

    • The Novels of Charles Dickens: An Introduction by David Timson to Dombey and Son

    • By: David Timson
    • Narrated by: Neville Jason
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 16

    David Timson talks about Charles Dickens, much loved for his great contribution to classic English Literature. Listen to Dombey and Son narrated by David Timson.

    Regular price: $0.00

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