Pride and Prejudice (abridged)
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.’ So opens this famous novel which has become Jane Austen’s best loved and best known work. It was in this book that all Jane Austen’s talents combined to create not only the most wonderful love story, but dialogue that sparkles with wit and irony, an ingenious and compelling plot and some of the most unforgettable characters ever created.
Audiobook Details:Author: Jane Austen
Read by: Jenny Agutter
Audiobook Type: abridged
Publisher: Naxos Audiobooks
Running time (hh:mm:ss): 03:40:14
Download size: 54 MB
About the Reader
Jenny Agutter began her performing life as a ballet dancer in the Walt Disney film Ballerina. But she rose to fame in the television production and subsequently the film of The Railway Children. Since then her film credits have included The Eagle Has Landed, Equus and An American Werewolf In London. She has been equally active in the theatre in varied roles for the RSC, Royal National Theatre and on Broadway. Her recent TV credits include The Buccaneers, Heartbeat and the Channel 4 series And The Beat Goes On. She also reads Jane Austen?s Pride and Prejudice and Ballet Stories for Naxos AudioBooks.
Reviews for this Audiobook:
This abridged audio recording of Pride and Prejudice read by English actress Jenny Agutter also includes impressive selection of extras as a great introduction to young students. Publisher's description: Pride and Prejudice is a key title for the new Naxos AudioBooks series Young Adult Classics. An abridged recording with music makes this Regency novel much more accessible to the 21st century young adult keen to get to grips with the classics. Pride and Prejudice is a leading title for Young Adult Classics, being one of the pillars of English Literature, and Jenny Agutter's friendly reading bridges the gap between the films and the book. This edition includes a bonus CD-ROM which contains the abridged and unabridged texts, and Top Teacher's Notes by high profile English teacher Francis Gilbert.