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    • The Sun Also Rises

    • By: Ernest Hemingway
    • Narrated by: William Hurt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,224
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,649
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,654

    The Sun Also Rises is one of Ernest Hemingway's masterpieces and a classic example of his spare but powerful style. A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the post-World War I generation, the story introduces two of Hemingway's most unforgettable characters: Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley. Follow the flamboyant Brett and the hapless Jake as they journey from the wild nightlife of the 1920s Paris to the brutal bullfighting rings of Spain with a motley group of expatriates.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointed with narration

    • By Mary Jo Ignoffo on 04-17-15

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Hearts in Atlantis

    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: Stephen King, William Hurt
    • Length: 20 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,448
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,792
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,789

    All the stories in this collection from Stephen King are related to the Vietnam War. King fans will recognize echoes of The Dark Tower series in the collection's first story, "Low Men in Yellow Coats." As the characters develop over the next four stories, King's version of the Vietnam War becomes one of his most frightening tales ever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Touching, Funny - Amazingly well written and read.

    • By Steve A. on 01-15-03

    Regular price: $47.93

    • Consumed

    • A Novel
    • By: David Cronenberg
    • Narrated by: William Hurt
    • Length: 12 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 84
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 80

    Stylish and camera-obsessed, Naomi and Nathan thrive on the yellow journalism of the social-media age. They are lovers and competitors - nomadic freelancers in pursuit of sensation and depravity, encountering each other only in airport hotels and browser windows. Naomi finds herself drawn to the headlines surrounding Célestine and Aristide Arosteguy, Marxist philosophers and sexual libertines. Célestine has been found dead and mutilated in her Paris apartment. Aristide has disappeared.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • reading was great but not my kind of book

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-29-16

    Regular price: $22.67

    • The Boy Who Drew Cats

    • By: David Johnson
    • Narrated by: William Hurt
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Actor William Hurt reads this story of a small Japanese boy whose only interest is drawing pictures of cats, even while everyone else in the village is struggling to defeat a mysterious demon that plagues the countryside. Although first seen as entirely useless, it is the boy's peculiar talent that ultimately restores prosperity to the land. This haunting and enchanting folktale about finding your place in the world resonates with deep respect for and appreciation of the Japanese culture.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Certainly a gold standard for tale-telling...

    • By Darrel on 12-03-17

    Regular price: $3.95

    • Selected Shorts

    • The William Hurt Collection
    • By: Tobias Wolff, Ron Carlson, Richard Ford, and others
    • Narrated by: William Hurt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    A collection of poignant, romantic and funny tales performed by Academy Award -winning actor William Hurt. This collection includes a bonus track of an exclusive interview with William Hurt. Hurt's readings are thoughtful, tender, romantic, and resonant. A treasure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing voice for audio

    • By Parola138 on 09-30-12

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Selected Shorts

    • Falling in Love
    • By: Rick Bass, Padgett Powell, Laurie Colwin, and others
    • Narrated by: Ted Marcoux, Christina Pickles, Hope Davis, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Selected Shorts: Falling in Love presents a collection of stirring tales of love and longing. Selected Shorts is an award-winning series of classic and contemporary short fiction read by acclaimed actors. The Selected Shorts radio series is a co-production of Symphony Space and WNYC, New York Public Radio, and is heard on public radio stations nationwide.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • all of the selected shorts series are the best

    • By D. Littman on 05-31-09

    Regular price: $19.60

    • Hearts in Atlantis

    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: William Hurt
    • Length: 20 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Hearts in Atlantis is composed of five interconnected, sequential narratives, set in the years from 1960 to 1999. Each story is deeply rooted in the sixties, and each is haunted by the Vietnam War.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • read it again

    • By BazzKindle Customer on 02-11-13

    Regular price: $31.97