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    • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Nick Offerman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92

    A natural storyteller and raconteur in his own right - just listen to Paddle Your Own Canoe and Gumption - actor, comedian, carpenter, and all-around manly man Nick Offerman ( Parks and Recreation) brings his distinctive baritone and a fine-tuned comic versatility to Twain's writing. In a knockout performance, he doesn't so much as read Twain's words as he does rejoice in them, delighting in the hijinks of Tom - whom he lovingly refers to as a "great scam artist" and "true American hero".

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a classic for a reason

    • By Ben E on 14-02-17

    Regular price: £18.79

    • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: A Signature Performance by Elijah Wood

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Elijah Wood
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 332
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 256

    A Signature Performance: Elijah Wood becomes the first narrator to bring a youthful voice and energy to the story, perhaps making it the closest interpretation to Twain’s original intent.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A slow, meandering journey

    • By Paul on 06-02-15

    Regular price: £23.49

    • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Alan Munro
    • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 28

    The definitive American novel. A great success since it was first published. Required reading. One of the most enjoyable novels ever written.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Unlistenably poor.

    • By Jam K. on 24-04-16

    Regular price: £0.69

    • A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Nick Offerman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    With his trademark mirth and boundless charisma, actor Nick Offerman brought the loveable shenanigans of Twain's adolescent hero to life in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Now, in yet another virtuosic performance, the actor proves that despite being separated by a span of over a century, his connection to the author and his work is undeniable and that theirs is a timeless collaboration that should not be missed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fantastic voice and word combination

    • By Just sam on 08-02-18

    Regular price: £32.79

    • Short Stories: The Thinking Man's Collection

    • By: Wilkie Collins, Edgar Wallace, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas, Martin Jarvis, Jonathan Firth, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    This carefully compiled collection is the perfect gift for Father’s Day or a special birthday and a rich listening experience for both women and men all year round. This truly eclectic collection of unabridged short stories from the audiobook specialist CSA Word encompasses stories by and about intriguing, inspirational, charismatic and even unusual and extraordinary men.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Edgar Wallace book was the best

    • By T. Piper on 02-04-18

    Regular price: £10.99

    • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: John Greenman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (often shortened to "Huck Finn") is a novel written by Mark Twain and published in 1884. It is commonly regarded as one of the "Great American Novels" and is one of the first major American novels written in the vernacular, characterized by local color regionalism. It is told in the first person by Huckleberry "Huck" Finn, best friend of Tom Sawyer and narrator of two other Twain novels.

    Regular price: £8.69

    • Life on the Mississippi

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 14 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    When Mark Twain was growing up, all he wanted to be was a steamboat man. And so Twain ran away in pursuit of his dream. Life on the mighty river for Twain consisted of paddleboats and history, poker games and gamblers, larger-than-life characters and outlandish festivals like Mardi Gras. Twain recorded it all with his keen eye for detail and biting wit.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Mark Twain at his best

    • By Lord Peridot on 02-12-17

    Regular price: £30.49

    • The Prince and the Pauper

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Steve West
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    They look alike, but they live in very different worlds. Tom Canty, impoverished and abused by his father, is fascinated with royalty. Edward Tudor, heir to the throne of England, is kind and generous but wants to run free and play in the river - just once. How insubstantial their differences truly are becomes clear when a chance encounter leads to an exchange of clothing - and roles. The pauper finds himself caught up in the pomp and folly of the royal court, and the prince wanders horror-stricken through the lower strata of English society.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Innocents Abroad

    • Or, The New Pilgrim’s Progress
    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
    • Length: 18 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    In June 1867, Mark Twain set out for Europe and the Holy Land on the paddle steamer Quaker City. His enduring, no-nonsense guide for the first-time traveler also served as an antidote to the insufferably romantic travel books of the period.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious, but poignant

    • By Anfisa on 15-07-16

    Regular price: £27.09

    • Around the World in 80 Tales

    • 80 Classic Stories from Around the World
    • By: Rudyard Kipling, Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 37 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 8

    A breathtaking collection of 80 classic short stories inspired by different locations, people and customs across the globe...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great Variety but Spoiled by terrible narrator

    • By Ms. E. Morgan on 13-06-17

    Regular price: £89.99

    • Tales of London Life

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson, Stacy Aumonier, W. W. Jacobs, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An absorbing set of stories set in Victorian and Edwardian London. Old Fags by Stacy Aumonier, The One Million Pound Bank Note by Mark Twain, The Omnibus by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch, A Circular Tour by W. W. Jacobs, The Hired Baby by Marie Corelli, Juxtapositions by Stacy Aumonier, Mixed Relations by W. W. Jacobs, The Inconsiderate Waiter by J. M. Barrie, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson, The Talking Horse by F. Anstey Guthrie, London Street Markets by Henry Mayhew,

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Whether he's sneaking doughnuts, mooning over a pretty girl, or snookering the local boys to do his work for him, Tom Sawyer is the consummate schemer - but his charm and easygoing nature keep him from being in anyone's bad graces for long. However, when Tom teams up with his friend Huck Finn, their sleepy Missouri town had better watch out.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Curtis Sisco
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Twain called this story a "hymn to boyhood". Loved by all ages in countless renditions in all media. A classic piece of American literature.

    Regular price: £3.29

    • The Best Short Stories of Mark Twain

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Robin Field
    • Length: 10 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    These stories display Twain's place in American letters as a master writer in the authentic native idiom. He was exuberant and irreverent, but underlying the humor was a vigorous desire for social justice and a pervasive equalitarian attitude.

    Regular price: £20.29

    • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Mark F. Smith
    • Length: 11 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel by Mark Twain. Commonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English, characterized by local color regionalism. Set in a Southern antebellum society that had ceased to exist about 20 years before the work was published, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is an often scathing satire on entrenched attitudes, particularly racism.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Huckleberry Finn [German Edition]

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Oliver Rohrbeck
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dem geschickten Jungen Huck gelingt es, sich von seinem Vater zu lösen und gemeinsam mit dem Sklaven Jim aus dem Haus der Schwestern Douglas und Watson zu fliehen. Ganz auf sich allein gestellt, fahren die beiden auf einem Floß den Mississippi hinunter. Auf ihrer Floßfahrt erleben die beiden Abenteuer, die sie sich niemals hätten träumen lassen.

    Regular price: £4.29

    • Masterpieces of Humour

    • By: Mark Twain, W. W. Jacobs, F. Anstey, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    A delightful collection of humorous classic tales by some of the world's greatest racconteurs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A bumper collection

    • By BJShalts on 15-01-17

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Letters from the Earth

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Carl Reiner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Here we see Twain on a somewhat personal level. Penniless and having just lost his wife and one of his children, Twain turns to writing about God, Christianity, and the many curious natures of man. This collection was so controversial that his daughter prohibited its publication until 52 years after his death.

    Regular price: £13.19

    • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Huckleberry Finn is the original American maverick. He chooses the things that feel the most comfortable for him, regardless of what others may say. But when he is forced to flee his home, and comes into company with Jim, a runaway slave, his sound heart collides with his ill-trained conscience.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brought to life

    • By Claire Kendall-Price on 21-04-13

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Fireside Tales

    • Sixty Short Stories of Ghosts, Mysteries, Crimes and Puzzles
    • By: O. Henry, H. P. Lovecraft, W. F. Harvey, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    An enthralling collection of creepy and mysterious stories. From classic detective stories to spine-tingling horror and scary ghost stories, these tales will make your flesh crawl.... 1. 'A Ghost Story' by Mark Twain. 2. 'The Silver Mask' by Hugh Walpole. 3. 'The Cactus' by O. Henry. 4. 'Dead of Night' by W. F. Harvey. 5. 'The Terrible Old Man' by H. P. Lovecraft. 6. 'Rattle of Bones' by Robert E. Howard. 7. 'The Last Leaf' by O. Henry. 8. 'The Magnet' by Barry Pain. 9. 'Pickman’s Model' by H. P. Lovecraft.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • horrible reading

    • By Andrzej Lengiewicz on 03-10-17

    Regular price: £89.99

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