Distinguished actor and six-time Academy Award nominee Richard Burton reads a selection of his favourite poetry. Volume 2 in this dramatic audiobook series includes selections from William Shakespeare, John Donne, and Thomas Hardy.
Public Domain (P)2012 Saland Publishing
As in volume one of this collection, Burton is on wonderful form. While many may be familiar with his "Undermilkwood" and "Ancient Mariner", these less well known recordings are a treasure. His measured, lambent tones seem particularly suited to Hardy, but his vocal dexterity is equally able to illuminate Donne's complex and subtle lyrics. Really rather splendid.
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