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    • The Iliad

    • By: Homer, Samuel Butler - translator
    • Narrated by: Matthew Josdal
    • Length: 14 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    The Iliad, together with The Odyssey, is one of two ancient Greek epic poems traditionally attributed to Homer. The work is commonly dated to the 8th or 7th century BC, and many scholars believe it is the oldest extant work of literature in the Greek language, making it the first work of European literature. The story concerns events during the 10th and final year in the siege of the city of Troy by the Greeks.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Roman not Greek

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-27-17

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Story of Miss Moppet

    • By: Beatrix Potter
    • Narrated by: Gale Van Cott
    • Length: 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 380
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 287
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 295

    The Story of Miss Moppet is a children's book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter. The story tells of a cat who captures a mouse, and toys with him until he escapes. This version is published in the Audible Enhanced audiobook format.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Beatrix Potter

    • By Mstv01 on 12-31-10

    Regular price: $0.00

    • New American Standard Bible

    • By: Foundation Publications
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 89 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 328
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 204
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 202

    Since its completion in 1971, the New American Standard Bible has been widely embraced as "the most literally accurate English translation" from the original languages. Millions of people, students, scholars, pastors, missionaries, and laypersons alike, trust the NASB, learning from it and applying it to the challenges of their daily lives. Discover what the original text says, word for word.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Chapters

    • By Marcy on 01-26-10

    Regular price: $29.95

    • The Trial [Alpha DVD]

    • By: Franz Kafka
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 83

    Josef K. is an ordinary man who is arrested on his 30th birthday. He is prosecuted by a remote, inaccessible authority, yet the nature of his crime is never revealed to him. One year after his arrest he is executed. His last words describe his own death: "Like a dog!"

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent reading of a classic book

    • By Pharmacist on 03-07-11

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Velveteen Rabbit

    • By: Margery Williams
    • Narrated by: Gale Van Cott
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 97
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    The Velveteen Rabbit is a children's novel that chronicles the story of a stuffed rabbit and his quest to become real through the love of his owner. The Velveteen Rabbit has been awarded the IRA/CBC Children's Choice award. This version is published in the Audible Enhanced Audiobook format and includes original illustrations by William Nicholson synchronized with the narration.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nighttime Story

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-22-18

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Children's Bible

    • By: Henry A. Sherman
    • Narrated by: Sandra Burr
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    The Children's Bible provides, in simple English, a translation of selections from both the Old and the New Testament. These selections have been made as a result of more than 25 years of observation and study. The text is that of the Bible itself, but in the language of a child, so that it may easily be read to younger children and read by those who are older. The immortal stories and songs of the Old and New Testaments are a child's richest inheritance from the past.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • 5 Minute Mystery: The Missing Ammunition

    • By: Meg A. Write
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Listen to each 5 Minute Mystery carefully, and select which clues either incriminate or exonerate each suspect. Select the guilty suspect from the list once you've found all of the clues. 5 Minute Mysteries Volume 1 includes the following mysteries: (1) The Crusader’s Robe, (2) A Dream of Old Salem, (3) The Great Musket Mystery, (4) The Liberty Gun, (5) The Hidden Messenger, (6) Death at Andersonville, (7) Mr. Patrick’s History Class, and (8) The Battle of The Bulge.

    Regular price: $0.97

    • Gulliver's Travels

    • By: Jonathan Swift
    • Narrated by: Paul Albertson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Gulliver's Travels is a classic satire on human nature and a parody of the "travelers' tales" literary genre. Lemuel Gulliver travels to the remote country of Lilliput where he encounters the six-inch-tall Lilliputians. On his next journey, he is captured by a 60-foot-tall native of Brobdingnag.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Boring

    • By Richard on 02-26-11

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Siddhartha

    • By: Hermann Hesse
    • Narrated by: Harish Bhimani
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121

    Hermann Hesse’s classic novel Siddhartha, takes place in ancient India around the time of the Buddha (6th century BC). Siddhartha and his companion Govinda set out in search of enlightenment. Siddhartha goes through a series of changes and realizations as he attempts to achieve this goal. Siddhartha joins the ascetics, visits Gotama, embraces his earthly desires, and finally communes with nature, all in an attempt to attain Nirvana.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sounds rushed

    • By Viviane on 10-17-11

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Mayor of Casterbridge

    • By: Thomas Hardy
    • Narrated by: Peta Johnson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Michael Henchard, a young hay trusser, overindulges in rum-laced furmity and quarrels with his wife, Susan. Spurred by alcohol, he decides to auction off his wife and baby daughter, Elizabeth-Jane, to a sailor, Mr. Newson, for five guineas. Once sober the next day, he is too late to recover his family. When he realizes that his wife and daughter are gone, probably for good, he swears not to touch liquor again for as many years as he has lived so far (21).

    Regular price: $14.95

    • The Tale of Mr. Tod

    • By: Beatrix Potter
    • Narrated by: Gale Van Cott
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    > The Tale of Mr. Tod is a book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter. Mr. Tod, a fox, and Tommy Brock, a badger, are both troublesome neighbors and "disagreeable people". Mr. Tod owns a number of homes around the wood. Whenever he moves from one house to another, Tommy Brock moves in to the vacated premises, without permission. This version is published in the Audible Enhanced audiobook format.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Phantom of The Opera

    • By: Gaston Leroux
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Eric possessed many truly brilliant and extraordinary abilities including musical genuis. Being outcast from society for his ugliness, Eric was forced to wander from one country to another. When in France, he worked at fairs demonstrating tricks and ventriloquism. Later he became a bricklayer and was engaged in building the Paris Opera House. Upon completion of the construction, Eric decided to hide from the world in the cellars of the Opera and turned this great building into his own empire.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Incomplete audio

    • By Bruce *Kindle Kurmudgeon* on 01-27-14

    Regular price: $7.95

    • Don Quixote

    • By: Miguel de Cervantes
    • Narrated by: Julian Reinoso
    • Length: 34 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    Published in two volumes a decade apart, Don Quixote is the most influential work of literature to emerge from the Spanish Golden Age and perhaps the entire Spanish literary canon. As a founding work of modern Western literature, it regularly appears at the top of lists of the greatest works of fiction ever published.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Narration difficult to understand

    • By Maury Davis on 01-05-09

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Anne of Green Gables

    • By: Lucy Maud Montgomery
    • Narrated by: Laural Merlington
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 286
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 244
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 248

    Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert, middle-aged brother & sister, live together at Green Gables, their farm on Prince Edward Island. They decide to adopt a boy from an orphanage in Nova Scotia to help out on the farm. Through a series of mishaps, the child that arrives at their door is not a boy, but Anne Shirley, a precocious 11 year old girl!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful gem of a story with great naration.

    • By Kim Holahan on 08-07-10

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Bible Stories

    • By: Logan Marshall
    • Narrated by: Michael Stevens
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Bible Stores includes 33 of the best known stories from The Holy Bible.

    Regular price: $12.95

    • Twas the Night Before Christmas

    • By: Clement Clark Moore
    • Narrated by: Paul Albertson
    • Length: 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    On Christmas Eve, while his wife and children sleep, a man awakens to noises outside his house. Looking out the window, he spies landing on his roof St. Nicholas in a sleigh pulled by eight reindeer. The saint enters the house through the chimney. The man watches Nicholas filling the children's stockings hanging by the fire. They share a conspiratorial moment before the saint bounds up the chimney again. As he flies away, Nicholas wishes everyone a happy Christmas.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Classic ruined by Narrater . . .

    • By Captain Skurvy on 12-14-10

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Secret Garden

    • By: Frances Hodgson Burnett
    • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 52

    Mary Lennox is sent to Misselthwaite Manor in Yorkshire England after her parents die from Cholera. Also living in the manor house is her sickly cousin Colin, who is every bit as spoiled as she. Mary and Colin are like two peas in a pod, closed up in a gloomy old manor on the Yorkshire moors, until a secret garden captures their imaginations. As spring brings new life to the Earth, Mary and Colin's sour natures begin to change.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely rendition of a classic

    • By Toertel on 06-23-11

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit

    • By: Beatrix Potter
    • Narrated by: Gale Van Cott
    • Length: 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    The Story of a Fierce Bad Rabbit is a children’s book written and illustrated by Beatrix Potter. The book tells of a bad little rabbit who is fired upon by a hunter and loses his tail and whiskers. This version is published in the Audible Enhanced audiobook format and includes original illustrations synchronized with the narration.

    Regular price: $0.66

    • The Trial and Death of Socrates

    • By: Plato
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    The Trial and Death of Socrates presents the trial and subsequent execution of Socrates in 399 BCE. Socrates was tried on the basis of two ambiguous charges: corrupting the youth and impiety. “Euthyphro”, one of Plato's early dialogues, takes place during the weeks leading up to Socrates' trial. “Apology” is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defends himself against the charges of being a man "who corrupted the young, refused to worship the gods, and created new deities".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An Examined Life!

    • By Darwin8u on 05-12-12

    Regular price: $7.95

    • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer depicts the life of an imaginative, troublesome boy in the American West of the 1840s. The novel is intensely dramatic in its construction, taking the form of a series of comic vignettes based on Tom's exploits. These vignettes are linked together by a darker story that grows in importance throughout the novel - Tom's life-threatening entanglement with the murderer Injun Joe.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, poor narrating

    • By Tonny on 02-01-10

    Regular price: $7.95

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