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Anne of Green Gables Audiobook

Anne of Green Gables

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Publisher's Summary

With all of the pluck and charm of its eponymous young hero, Rachel McAdams (The Notebook, Spotlight, Midnight in Paris) delivers a spectacular reading of Montgomery's beloved bildungsroman. In moments both funny and bittersweet, McAdams' voice is imbued with the spark that has made Anne a much-loved symbol of individualism and cheer for over a century. In this story of "kindred spirits", McAdams' touching and heartfelt narration proves she is just that - bonded on a deep level to this shimmering classic.

When aging brother and sister Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert decide to adopt an orphan boy to help with chores around their farm, Green Gables on Prince Edward Island, neither is prepared for the feisty and imaginative redheaded girl who is mistakenly brought to them instead. Nor are they prepared for the way in which she will change their lives. Through a series of hilarious misadventures, Anne's uncompromising spirit makes her a striking presence in the close-knit village, bringing new friendships, first crushes, and, for her foster parents, a love and openness unimaginable before her arrival.

Public Domain (P)2016 Audible, Inc.

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    Joannerb 08/01/2017
    Joannerb 08/01/2017

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    "Childhood Classic"

    This beautiful story from a forgotten time helps restore ones connection to the beauty in this world through the eyes of Anne. A lovely narration which captures the essence of the book with ease.
    Well worth a trip down memory lane.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    roxanne buckland 08/12/2016 Member Since 2016
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    "Loved it but..."

    Why did it have to stop there? It seemed as though the story had a lot more to it. Would have liked a few more years at least.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • Deb
    Berkeley, California USA
    23/11/16
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    "Salvation for the soul in these terrible times"

    When the country seems so dark and sad, it is a welcome relief to turn to this delightful book, which reminds one that no matter how terrible the times, there is always something to gladden the soul. Great narration.

    32 of 36 people found this review helpful
  • Jessica Harris
    26/11/16
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    "Match made in Heaven"

    If you like this classic you will love this rendition. McAdams does an outstanding job. Hopefully she will narrate more books in the future.

    11 of 12 people found this review helpful
  • Tiffany R.
    25/11/16
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    "So good!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes- absolutely! I love this book so much and Rachel McAdams did a wonderful job narrating it.


    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    01/12/16
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    "Wonderful"

    Having read and enjoyed the book in my youth, I must say it was much more lively hearing the narration. Great listen!

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Elizabeth
    23/11/16
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    "Rachel McAdams great!"
    What made the experience of listening to Anne of Green Gables the most enjoyable?

    I think hearing one of my favourite actresses narrate one of my favourite books! Rachel's voice was soft, smooth, and her love of this book is evident as she reads.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Anne of Green Gables?

    Anne dying her hair green, getting called Carrots.. the heartbreaking death of Matthew


    What about Rachel McAdams’s performance did you like?

    everything!


    15 of 19 people found this review helpful
  • SHANNON
    03/01/17
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    "Delightful!"

    This is my first time reading this wonderful story, I often found myself smiling with delight as Rachel McAdams expertly brought Anne to life.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Keisha
    03/01/17
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    "Great reading"

    I love the intonation and inflections in Rachel's voice. You can tell that the story means a lot to her and now it does to me as well. Thank you, Audible!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Holly
    02/01/17
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    "Gloriously Done"

    McAdams read it so beautifully you feel as if Anne is speaking right to you! I hope she'll do the sequels. My new favorite audio book!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Christina Hernandez
    30/11/16
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    "Absolutely Terrific"

    Loved it, couldn't stop listening! Rachel McAdams did a terrific job of portraying the passionate Anne.

    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • Jennifer
    Parkville, MD, United States
    01/12/16
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    "Amazing. Listen to this book."

    I am sitting on a bench outside my son's school, having just finished listening to Anne of Green Gables, and I am actually crying. The story was lovely, made even lovelier by Rachel McAdams' narration. If she doesn't do the next book in the series, I don't know what I will do with my life.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful

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