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- 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
by Jules Verne, John Carlisle (Reader)
- Around the World in 80 Days
by Jules Verne, Harry Burton (Reader)
- Ben Hur
by Lew Wallace, Jeff Harding (Reader)
- Beowulf - Cassette
by Seamus Heaney (Editor), Rosemary Sutcliff
- Beowulf - CD
by Seamus Heaney (Editor), Rosemary Sutcliff
- Billy Budd, Sailor
by Focus on the Family (Editor)
(Radio Theatre) [ABRIDGED]
- Brave New World
by Aldous Huxley, Tony Britton (Reader)
- Brave New World - Cassette
by Aldous Huxley, Michael York (Reader)
- Brave New World - CD
by Aldous Huxley, Peter Firth (Reader)
- Chronicles of Narnia Adult CD Box Set
by C. S. Lewis, Branagh Kenneth (Narrator)
This timeless boxed set includes all seven unabridged recordings: The Magician's nephew; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; The Horse and His Boy; Prince Caspian; The Voyage of the Dawn Treader; The Silver Chair; and The Last Battle. Deceptively simple and direct, The Chronicles of Narnia continue to captivate fans with adventures, characters, and truths that speak to readers of all ages, even fifty years after they were first published.
Enhanced CD: Put this CD in your computer to view a gallery of Pauline Baynes' classic color illustrations, and access Narnia weblinks.
- Chronicles of Narnia, The: Never Has the Magic Been So Real
by C. S. Lewis, Douglas Gresham (Introduction)
An award-winning cast, film-quality sound design, and music highlight this audio drama based on The Chronicles of Narnia books by C.S. Lewis.
- Count of Monte Cristo, The
by Alexandre Dumas, Bill Homewood (Reader
by Jane Austen, Sophie Thompson (Reader)
- Gulliver's Travels
by Jonathan Swift, Neville Jason (Reader)
by Sir Walter Scott, Walter Scott, Jonathon Oliver (Reader)
- Johnny Cash : Reads The Complete New Testament
by Johnny Cash (Reader), Nelson Bibles
The New Testament of the New King James Version is read in its entirety by music legend Johnny Cash. After 20 years of encouragement from his mother to record the Bible, he approached the recording of the New Testament with “fear, respect, awe, and reverence for the subject matter.” Cash said further, “I also did it with a great deal of joy, because I love the Word.” Johnny Cash Reads the Complete New Testament, is 19 hours of hearing the Word of God from one of the most distinctive voices of our time. The legend of country music shows his spiritual greatness.
- Just So Stories (CD-ROM)
by Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories are brought to life to explain how things came to be...How the Leopard got its Spots, The Elephant's Child (or how that elephant trunk got so long), The Sing Song of Old Man Kangaroo, The Beginning of the Armadillos, The Crab who played with the sea and THe Butterfly that Stamped. Narrator David Thorn brings these stories to life.
3 compact disks with 5 hours of playing time
by Robert Louis Stevenson, John Sessions (Narrator)
- Lady Susan (Audio CD)
by Jane Austen
The beautiful widow Lady Susan has an eye toward re-marrying well, and marrying off her teenage daughter. To achieve her objectives, she spins a tale of Victorian humor and manipulation. In the end, she outsmarts even herself.
Unabridged Audiobook. Full Cast Performance. 3 Compact Discs. Approximately 3 hours playing time. Produced by Alcazar AudioWorks of Burlingame California
- Light That Failed (Audio CD)
by Rudyard Kipling (Author), David Thorn (Narrator), Stuart Bennett (Narrator)
Dick Heldar was an artist as well as a war correspondent for the London newspapers whose sketches of battles in the Sudan became popular in London society. He loved his childhood sweetheart, Maisie, but she did not return his love in kind but his friendship with his great friend Turpenhow through wars and peace was legendary in its depth. An old war wound caused Heldar to slowly go blind and the tale of his struggles and challenges is one of Kipling’s best.
Full Cast Performance,
Unabridged…Adapted for cast read
8 ½ Hrs. Playing time
- Listen & Read Emily Dickinson's Selected Poems
by Emily Dickinson
(Dover Audio Thrift Classics Series)
- Listen & Read James Joyce's Dubliners
by James Joyce
(The Dover Audio Thrift Classics Series)
- Listen & Read William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience
by William Blake
- Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott, Sandra Burr (Narrator)
- Lord of the Rings: Trilogy Gift Set - Cassette, The
by J. R. R. Tolkien, Rob Inglis (Reader)
- Lord of the Rings: Trilogy Gift Set - CD, The
by J. R. R. Tolkien, Rob Inglis (Reader)
- Madame Bovary (Audio CD)
by Gustave Flaubert (Author)
Emma Bovary lived in a world of romantic dreams. Her selfish and demanding ways led to a gradual corruption that showed her to be an utterly shallow and quite stupid woman, but her escapades and caprices draw us into her story until the tragic end.
- Making of a Marchioness, The and The Methods of Lady Walderhurst (Audio CD)
by Frances Hodgson Burnett (Author)
In ealy 1901, fifteen years after Little Lord Faunteleroy and ten years before The Secret Garden, Franes Hodgson Burnett wrote The Making of a Marchioness. She followed this short novel in the spring of the same year with the sequel, The Methods of Lady Walderhurst. The satisfying "Cinderella" quality of the first book which ellustrates the harsh realism of Edwardian society, combines with the exciting melodramatic developments in the second book to create an intriguing story that continues to entertain us today.
Unabridged. 8 Compact Discs. 8 Hours and 40 minutes playing time. Full Cast Performance. Produced by Alcazar AudioWorks of Burlingame California
- Mark Twain Collection of Lesser Known Short Stories (Audio CD)
by Mark Twain
The incomparable storyteller amuses and entertains with this collection of short stories.
The Man Who Corrupted Hadleyburg, The Double Barrelled Detective Story, The Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, The Million Dollar Bank Note, Benton and Mills, A Tale, Cannibalism in the Cars, The Stolen White Elephant, The Man Who Put up at Gadsby's, The Good Little Boy, The Bad Little Boy, and Baker's Blue Jay Yarn.
Unabridged Audiobook. Full Cast Performance. 7 Compact Discs, 7 Hours and 30 Minutes playing time. Produced by Alcazar AudioWorks of Burlingame, California
- Odyssey, The
by Homer, Robert Fagles (Translator), Ian McKellen (Narrator), Bernard Knox (Introduction), Ian McKellan (Reader)
Robert Fitzgerald's translation of Homer's Odyssey is the best and best-loved modern translation of the greatest of all epic poems. Since 1961, this Odyssey has sold more than two million copies, and it is the standard translation for three generations of students and poets. The Noonday Press is delighted to publish a new edition of this classic work.Fitzgerald's supple verse is ideally suited to the story of Odysseus' long journey back to his wife and home after the Trojan War. Homer's tale of love, adventure, food and drink, sensual pleasure, and mortal danger reaches the English-language reader in all its glory.
Of the many translations published since World War II, only Fitzgerald's has won admiration as a great poem in English. The noted classicist D. S. Carne-Ross explains the many aspects of its artistry in his Introduction, written especially for this new edition.
- Pride and Prejudice - Cassette
by Jane Austen, Sharon Williams (Reader), Michael Page (Reader)
- Pride and Prejudice - Casstte
(BBC Radio Presents) by Jane Austen, Patricia Hodge (Reader)
- Pride and Prejudice - CD
by Jane Austen, Lindsay Duncan (Reader)
- Pride and Prejudice - CD
by Jane Austen, Jenny Agutter (Reader)
- Pride and Prejudice by DVDBookshelf
First published in 1813 Pride and Prejudice has become Jane Austen's most revered novel. It offers a comedic portrayal of life in rural 18th century England when a woman s role in society is to find a suitable husband and secure the financial future of her family. Elizabeth Bennet strong and stubborn rebels against society and wants nothing to do with the men she finds haughty and proud. This however changes when a certain Mr. Darcy comes into her life. Pride and Prejudice written by Jane Austen includes dramatized narration by award winning narrator Anne Flosnik with on screen displays of the text so your children friends and family can read along or simply listen. Over 50 Illustrations from C. E. Brock enhance the visual presentation.
- Pudd'nhead Wilson (Audio CD)
by Mark Twain (Author)
Another of Mark Twain's best selling yarns of skullduggery and mischief. Set in the deep South, Pudd'nhead Wilson is the central character as an attorney who solves a murder mystery and lays bare the wiched deeds of a larger than life ensemble of personalities in his own wry and peculiar way.
Unabridged audiobook. Full Cast Performance. 6 hours and 45 minutes playing time. 5 Compact discs. Produced by Alcazar AudioWorks of Burlingame California
- Scarlet Letter, The
by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Katinka Wolf (Reader)
- Scarlet Pimpernel
by Baroness Emmuska Orczy, Simon Williams (Narrator)
- Selected Stories of Murder, Mayhem and Malevolence (Audio CD)
by Edgar Allan Poe
Only Edgar Allan Poe could present such a collection of scary, frightening, and dark stories. This collection includes: The Tell Tale Heart, The Facts of M. Valdemar, Hop Frog, Murder in the Rue Morgue, The Masque of the Red Death, THe Pit and the Pendulum, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Black Cat, and the Cask of Amontillado.
Presented as a cast performance by Alcazar AudioWorks of Burlingame CA. 6 compact disks, Unabridged, 6 hours of playing time.
- Sense and Sensibility
by Jane Austen, Kate Winslet (Reader)
(Highbridge Classics) [ABRIDGED]
- Tales of Terror, The (Audio CD)
by Arthur Conan Doyle (Author)
The Horror of Heights
The Leather Funnel
The New Catacomb
The Case of Lady Sannox
The Terror of Blue John Gap
The Brazilian Cat
4 Compact Discs
4 hours Playing Time
Unabridged....Adapted for cast read
- Tanglewood Tales, The (Audio CD)
by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne masterfully grabs the imagination of children with these timeless tales of adventrues based on the incomparable Greek mythological heroes' escapades.
Stories included are: The Wayside, The Minotaurs, The Pygmies, The Dragon's Teeth, Circe's Palace, Pomegranate Seeds and The Golden Fleece.
Unabridged Audiobook. 6 Compact Discs. 7 Hours playing time. Full Cast Performance. Produced by Alcazar AudioWorks of Burlingame, California
- To Kill a Mockingbird - Cassette
- To Kill a Mockingbird - CD
by Harper Lee, Roses Prichard (Reader)
- War and Peace
by Leo Tolstoy, Neville Jason (Narrator), Nicolas Soames (Producer)
(4 audio cassettes)
- Winesburg Ohio (Audio CD)
by Sherwood Anderson (Author)
Sherwood Anderson writes almost as if he were "eavesdropping" on the private domestic lives of a small Ohio town's inhabitants in the early 1900's. The Central figure, George Willard, is a young budding journalist working for the local paper who allows the listener in on the latest gossip being circulated in this casual study of the insular midwest when America was still growing up.
7 Compact Discs
7 1/2 Hrs. hrs. Playing Time
Full Cast Performance