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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 144
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 131

    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 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 376
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 300
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 294

    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 40
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4 out of 5 stars 31

    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

    • HorrorBabble's Classic Horror: Volume 1

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain, and others
    • Narrated by: Ian Gordon, Jennifer Gill
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Ten extraordinary tales of terror, penned by the prolific horror masters of old, from Lovecraft's relentless "Rats in the Walls" and the view from Saki's "Open Window", to the guilt of Poe's "Tell-Tale Heart" and the ghostly musings on greed of Wharton's "Afterward".

    Regular price: £14.49

    • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Brian Kelly
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" (published 1876) is a very well-known and popular story concerning American youth. Mark Twain's lively tale of the scrapes and adventures of boyhood is set in St. Petersburg, Missouri, where Tom Sawyer and his friend Huckleberry Finn have the kinds of adventures many boys can imagine: racing bugs during class, impressing girls, especially Becky Thatcher, with fights and stunts in the schoolyard, getting lost in a cave, and playing pirates on the Mississippi River.

    Regular price: £0.89

    • The Prince and the Pauper

    • Bring the CLassics to Life
    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 39 mins
    • Abridged
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    This story takes place in London and is about two boys who change places in life. One is a king and the other a poor commoner. They both learn much about each other’s ways of life and learn important lessons about being fair and treating people better than they have.

    Regular price: £10.19

    • 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 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    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
    • No review can do this justice...

    • By James on 23-07-18

    Regular price: £32.79

    • The McWilliamses and the Burglar Alarm

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Abridged
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    Mark Twain's hilarious account of life with a malfunctioning burglar alarm.

    Regular price: £2.99

    • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Brian Kelly
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" (or, in more recent editions, "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn") is a novel by Mark Twain, first published in the United Kingdom in December 1884 and in the United States in February 1885. 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.

    Regular price: £0.89

    • The Diaries of Adam and Eve

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Robin Field
    • Length: 1 hr and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Mark Twain spills his wit and whimsical sense of humor into his novel, The Diaries of Adam and Eve. The story tells of the events that took place in the Garden of Eden prior to the entrance of the deceitful serpent. Adam and Eve are not exactly getting along. Through the struggles listed in their diaries, one can safely assume that these two very different human beings are each other's greatest source of frustration.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Great Classic Stories II

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, James Joyce, Mark Twain, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Kate Fenton, Stephen R. Thorne, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    This wonderful collection of 18 short stories includes work by some of literature's most treasured names, including Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Oscar Wilde, and many more. This superlative treasury includes "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe; "A Piece of String" by Guy Le Maupassant; "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin; "The Mark on the Wall" by Virginia Woolf; "Nuns at Lunch" by Aldous Huxley, and many more!

    Regular price: £14.89

    • 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
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      5 out of 5 stars 11
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      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

    • The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Paul Newman
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    With his uniquely expressive voice, three-time Academy Award winner Paul Newman vividly brings to life the exciting tale of one of America's favorite heroes. Young Tom Sawyer, full of guts and determination, takes us on amazing adventures that are both touching and humorous, and at their most compelling in Newman's warm and charismatic performance.

    Regular price: £13.59

    • 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 4
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    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

    • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Kerry Shale
    • Length: 4 hrs and 56 mins
    • Abridged
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    The original Great American Novel, an incomparable adventure story and a classic of anarchic humour, Twain's masterpiece sees Huckleberry Finn and Jim the slave escape their difficult lives by fleeing down the Mississippi on a raft. There, they find steamships, feuding families, an unlikely Duke and King and vital lessons about the world in which they live. With its unforgettable cast of characters, Hemingway called this 'the best book we've ever had'.

    Regular price: £16.00

    • Following the Equator

    • A Journey around the World
    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Michael Kevin
    • Length: 20 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Bound on a lecture trip around the world, Mark Twain turns his keen satiric eye to foreign lands in Following the Equator. This vivid chronicle of a sea voyage on the Pacific Ocean displays Twain's eye for the unusual, his wide-ranging curiosity, and his delight in embellishing the facts. Following the Equator is an evocative and highly unique American portrait of 19-century travel and customs.

    Regular price: £29.59

    • Heroes and Heroines from Classic Tales

    • By: Mark Twain, Lewis Carroll, Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: Sean Bean, Garrick Hagon
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Abridged
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    Exciting excerpts from some of the best classic stories for younger listeners, presented with classical music and, often, sound effects, to bring the characters vividly to life. Here is Mowgli, Anne of Green Gables, Peter Pan, Pinocchio, Odysseus, the monster wolf Fenrir, and Tom Sawyer getting in and out of scrapes. Before each excerpt is an introduction, setting the scene.

    Regular price: £9.89

    • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: John Greenman
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 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

    • 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
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      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

    • Roughing It

    • A Personal Narrative
    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Norman Dietz
    • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 50
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
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      4 out of 5 stars 25

    "If there is any life that is happier than the life we led on our timber ranch, it must be the sort of life which I have not read of in books or experienced in person," wrote Mark Twain, and now you can share in that experience. The beloved American humorist spent seven years on a "pleasure trip" through the untamed wilderness of Nevada. Twain intended to spend three months touring silver mines, but the lure of rough terrain and comfortable clothes proved irresistible - as will this vibrant travelogue.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Rowan on 03-07-10

    Regular price: £33.89

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