In the end, Grahame triumphantly succeeds in conveying his most precious theme: the miracle of loyalty and friendship.
(P)1992 Blackstone Audio Inc.
"Readers young and old exult in The Wind in the Willows. It is a classic according to Ezra Pound's definition, because it possesses 'an eternal and irrepressible freshness'." (Anne Lunden, Constructing the Canon of Children's Literature)
Clearly narrated by ENGLISHMAN
The original. Story is brilliant , spoilt by female narrator
Good English diction by man as the original story was told, you can,t mess around with traditional stories
NONE, how can you even write this????
You cannot improve on the original
"All Time Childhood Favorite"
Yes, and I have, many times. It always brings me back to that first time I read it, as a little girl, imagining myself right there with Mole and Ratty in their adventures.
I saw pictures in my mind, like a movie screen in my head, as she spoke, it was so expressive.
This recording brought a childhood favorite back to life for me. I was sick in bed as an adult, unable to even read my old favorite for myself, so hearing this aloud was a great comfort and delight.
I listened to one cd that I burned and had to give up. I have decided that there are too many good books to listen to boring stuff. I know this is a kid book, but I really can't imagine a kid listening to this for long. With illustration it might be great, but not to just the ear.
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