By: Stephen Fry
Narrated by: Stephen Fry
Length: 11 hours
In this brilliant conclusion to his bestselling Mythos trilogy, legendary author and actor Stephen Fry retells the tale of the Trojan War.
Full of tragic heroes, intoxicating love stories, and the unstoppable force of fate, there is no conflict more iconic than the Trojan War. Troy is the story of the epic battle retold by Fry with drama, humor,... Read more »
By: Isaac Asimov
Narrated by: Scott Brick
Length: 9 hours 34 minutes
The second novel in Isaac Asimov’s classic science-fiction masterpiece, the Foundation series
Led by its founding father, the psychohistorian Hari Seldon, and utilizing science and technology, the Foundation survived the greed and barbarism of its neighboring warrior-planets. Now cleverness and courage may not be enough. For the Empire—the... Read more »
By: Maria Dahvana Headley
Narrated by: JD Jackson & Maria Dahvana Headley
Length: 4 hours 8 minutes
"Narrator JD Jackson addresses his listener as "bro" in this decidedly contemporary retelling of the classic saga...His brilliant performance captures all the artistry, wit, and immediacy of this fresh translation, and breathes new life into what for most has been a literary fossil." -- AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award winner
By: Edgar Allan Poe
Narrated by: Vincent Price & Basil Rathbone
Length: 5 hours 18 minutes
Universally acclaimed as the maestro of horror and the morbid, Edgar Allan Poe’s dark gift has for more than a century and a half set the standard for the genre.
Now, Caedmon Audio presents a classic collection of Poe’s most terrifying tales performed by two of the most brilliant interpreters of his work, Vincent Price and Basil Rathbone. Between...Read more » Learn more
By: C. S. Lewis
Narrated by: Kenneth Branagh, Alex Jennings, Michael York, Lynn Redgrave, Derek Jacobi, Jeremy Northam & Patrick Stewart
Length: 33 hours 44 minutes
For over sixty years, readers of all ages have been enchanted by the magical realms, the epic battles between good and evil, and the unforgettable creatures of Narnia.
This box set includes all seven titles in The Chronicles of Narnia—The Magician's Nephew; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe; The Horse and His Boy; Prince Caspian; The Voyage of...Read more » Learn more
By: Shirley Jackson
Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
Length: 5 hours 32 minutes
Shirley Jackson’s deliciously unsettling novel about a perverse, isolated, and possibly murderous family takes readers deep into a labyrinth of dark neurosis, macabre humor, and gothic atmosphere.
Six years after four family members died suspiciously of arsenic poisoning, the three remaining Blackwoods—elder, agoraphobic sister Constance;...Read more » Learn more
By: Betty Smith
Narrated by: Kate Burton
Length: 15 hours 1 minutes
A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick
The beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the twentieth century.
From the moment she entered the world, Francie Nolan needed to be made of stern stuff, for growing up in the Williamsburg slums of Brooklyn, New York demanded fortitude, precocity, and strength of spirit....Read more » Learn more
By: John Steinbeck
Narrated by: Richard Poe
Length: 25 hours 18 minutes
The masterpiece of Steinbeck’s later years, East of Eden is a sprawling epic in which Steinbeck created his most mesmerizing characters and explored his most enduring themes: the mystery of identity, the inexplicability of love, and the murderous consequences of love’s absence. Read more »Learn more
By: Nella Larsen
Narrated by: Robin Miles
Length: 4 hours 5 minutes
First published in 1929, Passing is a remarkable exploration of the shifting racial and sexual boundaries in America. Larsen, a premier writer of the Harlem Renaissance, captures the rewards and dangers faced by two negro women who pass for white in a deeply segregated world. Read more »Learn more
By: Jo Baker
Narrated by: Emma Fielding
Length: 13 hours 30 minutes
• Pride and Prejudice was only half the story •
If Elizabeth Bennet had the washing of her own petticoats, Sarah often thought, she’d most likely be a sight more careful with them.
In this irresistibly imagined belowstairs answer to Pride and Prejudice, the servants take center stage. Sarah, the orphaned housemaid, spends her days scrubbing...
By: Victor Hugo
Narrated by: George Guidall
Length: 60 hours 27 minutes
One of the great classics of world literature and the inspiration for the most beloved stage musical of all time, Les MisErables is legendary author Victor Hugo's masterpiece. This extraordinary English version by renowned translator Julie Rose captures all the majesty and brilliance of Hugo's work. Here is the timeless story of the... Read more »Learn more
By: Leo Tolstoy
Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
Length: 61 hours 3 minutes
Often called the greatest novel ever written, War and Peace is at once a historical war epic, a philosophical study, and a celebration of the Russian spirit. Noted for its mastery of realistic detail and psychological analysis, it follows the metamorphosis of five aristocratic families against the backdrop of the Napoleonic wars. Individual...Read more » Learn more
By: John Steinbeck
Narrated by: Dylan Baker
Length: 21 hours
John Steinbeck's powerful evocation of the suffering and hardship caused by the Great Depression, and a panoramic vision of the struggle for the American Dream, The Grapes of Wrath includes a critical introduction by Robert DeMott in Penguin Modern Classics. 'I've done my damndest to rip a reader's nerves to rags, I don't want him satisfied.'... Read more »Learn more
By: Frank Herbert
Narrated by: Daniel García
Length: 25 hours 39 minutes
La mayor epopeya de todos los tiempos, en formato audiolibro con la traducción corregida en 2019.
Dune será siempre considerada el gran triunfo de la imaginación que convirtió a Frank Herbert en uno de los grandes visionarios de la literatura universal. Hoy este gran clásico vuelve a estar de actualidad porque pronto inspirará una película...Read more » Learn more
By: Kazuo Ishiguro
Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
Length: 9 hours 23 minutes
From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, here is the universally acclaimed novel—winner of the Booker Prize and the basis for an award-winning film.
This is Kazuo Ishiguro's profoundly compelling portrait of Stevens, the perfect butler, and of his fading, insular world in post-World War II England. Stevens, at the end of three... Read more »
By: George Orwell
Narrated by: Simon Prebble
Length: 11 hours 23 minutes
Blackstone Audio presents a new recording of this immensely popular book.
George Orwell depicts a gray, totalitarian world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, including the Thought Police, a world in which news is manufactured according to the authorities’ will and people live tepid lives by rote.
Winston Smith, the hero with...Read more » Learn more
Jane Austen Collection: The Complete Novels (Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Persuasion...)
By: Jane Austen
Narrated by: Karen Savage & Elizabeth Klett
Length: 69 hours 28 minutes
This audiobook contains the complete novels of Jane Austen in the chronological order of their original publication. - Lady Susan (starts at Chapter 1) - Sense and Sensibility (starts at Chapter 44) - Pride and Prejudice (starts at Chapter 96) - Mansfield Park (starts at Chapter 159) - Emma (starts at Chapter 209) - Persuasion (starts at... Read more »Learn more
By: Aldous Huxley
Narrated by: Michael York
Length: 7 hours 59 minutes
Originally published in 1932, this outstanding work of literature is more crucial and relevant today than ever before. Cloning, feel-good drugs, antiaging programs, and total social control through politics, programming, and media—has Aldous Huxley accurately predicted our future? With a storyteller’s genius, he weaves these ethical...Read more » Learn more
By: Arthur Conan Doyle
Narrated by: David Clarke
Length: 67 hours 53 minutes
Sherlock Holmes is a fictional detective of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, who first appeared in publication in 1887. He is the creation of Scottish born author and physician Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. A brilliant London-based detective, Holmes is famous for his intellectual prowess, and is renowned for his skillful use of deductive... Read more »Learn more
By: William Shakespeare
Narrated by: Full Cast
Length: 1 hours 59 minutes
Foretold he will be king, Macbeth embarks on a path of murderous treason, stopping at nothing to seize the throne...
Recorded at Glamis Castle in Scotland with a full cast, Almost Tangible's multi-award winning Macbeth is a gripping, immersive sound experience that puts the listener at the heart of the action in Shakespeare's epic drama about...Read more » Learn more
By: Isaac Asimov
Narrated by: Scott Brick
Length: 8 hours 21 minutes
This classic science fiction masterwork by Isaac Asimov weaves stories about robots, humanity, and the deep questions of existence into a novel of shocking intelligence and heart.
“A must-read for science-fiction buffs and literature enjoyers alike.”—The Guardian
I, Robot, the first and most widely read book in Asimov’s Robot series, forever... Read more »
By: Ralph Ellison
Narrated by: Joe Morton
Length: 18 hours 38 minutes
Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time
Ralph Elllison's Invisible Man is a monumental novel, one that can well be called an epic of modern American Negro life. It is a strange story, in which many extraordinary things happen, some of them shocking and brutal, some of them pitiful and touching--yet always with... Read more »
By: Wallace Stegner
Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
Length: 22 hours 10 minutes
Wallace Stegner’s uniquely American classic centers on Lyman Ward, a noted historian, who relates a fictionalized biography of his pioneer grandparents at a time when he has become estranged from his own family. Through a combination of research, memory, and exaggeration, Ward voices ideas concerning the relationship between history and the...Read more » Learn more
By: Ernest Hemingway
Narrated by: Campbell Scott
Length: 16 hours 23 minutes
Ernest Hemingway's masterpiece on war, love, loyalty, and honor tells the story of Robert Jordan, an antifascist American fighting in the Spanish Civil War.
In 1937 Ernest Hemingway traveled to Spain to cover the civil war there for the North American Newspaper Alliance. Three years later he completed the greatest novel to emerge from “the good... Read more »