Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Lewis Carroll imfamous dream-like fantasy, full of puns and ironic comments on adult life. This is the story of the madcap escapades of Alice and her outlandish army of comic characters. A firm favourite with children of all ages.
Meg, Jo, Amy and Beth – four ‘little women’ enduring hardships and enjoying adventures in Civil War New England. The charming story of the March sisters, Little Women has been adored by generations. In this simple and enthralling tale, Louisa May Alcott has created four of American literature’s most beloved women.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court
Hank Morgan, a 19th century American and a Connecticut Yankee, by a stroke of fate is sent back in time to 6th century England, and ends up in Camelot. Although of average intelligence, he finds himself with knowledge beyond any of those in the 6th century, and he uses it to become the king’s right hand man and to challenge Merlin as the court magician.
These audio books represent some of the greatest works of fiction ever written in the English language. Each expertly abridged novel has been selected for its narrative power, range of characters and its place in our literary heritage. Authors span the full spectrum from the brooding romance of the Bronte sisters and George Elliot to the gothic charms of Charles Dickens and Henry James.
Talking Classics is narrated by assembly of well-known and prolific actors, including Martin Shaw, Hannah Gordon, Jenny Agutter, Martin Jarvis, Joanna Lumley and Robert Powell.