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    • The Sun Also Rises

    • By: Ernest Hemingway
    • Narrated by: William Hurt
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 258
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 209
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 209

    The Sun Also Rises is one of Ernest Hemingway's masterpieces and a classic example of his spare but powerful style. A poignant look at the disillusionment and angst of the post-World War I generation, the story introduces two of Hemingway's most unforgettable characters: Jake Barnes and Lady Brett Ashley. Follow the flamboyant Brett and the hapless Jake as they journey from the wild nightlife of the 1920s Paris to the brutal bullfighting rings of Spain with a motley group of expatriates.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Book.

    • By Daria on 19-01-10

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Hearts in Atlantis

    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: William Hurt
    • Length: 20 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 303
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234

    Hearts in Atlantis is composed of five interconnected, sequential narratives, set in the years from 1960 to 1999. Each story is deeply rooted in the sixties, and each is haunted by the Vietnam War.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent listen! I thoroughly enjoyed the book

    • By A. Gardiner on 19-09-17

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Selected Shorts

    • The William Hurt Collection
    • By: Tobias Wolff, Ron Carlson, Richard Ford, and others
    • Narrated by: William Hurt
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    A collection of poignant, romantic and funny tales performed by Academy Award -winning actor William Hurt. This collection includes a bonus track of an exclusive interview with William Hurt. Hurt's readings are thoughtful, tender, romantic, and resonant. A treasure.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Selected Shorts

    • Falling in Love (Unabridged)
    • By: Rick Bass, Padgett Powell, Laurie Colwin, and others
    • Narrated by: Ted Marcoux, Christina Pickles, Hope Davis, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Selected Shorts: Falling in Love presents a collection of stirring tales of love and longing. Selected Shorts is an award-winning series of classic and contemporary short fiction read by acclaimed actors. The Selected Shorts radio series is a co-production of Symphony Space and WNYC, New York Public Radio, and is heard on public radio stations nationwide.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Boy Who Drew Cats

    • By: David Johnson
    • Narrated by: William Hurt
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Actor William Hurt reads this story of a small Japanese boy whose only interest is drawing pictures of cats, even while everyone else in the village is struggling to defeat a mysterious demon that plagues the countryside. Although first seen as entirely useless, it is the boy's peculiar talent that ultimately restores prosperity to the land. This haunting and enchanting folktale about finding your place in the world resonates with deep respect for and appreciation of the Japanese culture.

    Regular price: £3.89