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by | Read by Juliet Stevenson

Classics • 14 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1813

Narrator Juliet Stevenson and Jane Austen are well matched in this fine audiobook edition of the famed classic. Stevenson's flawless performance, sparkling with her distinctive voice and lyrical accent, brings Austen's story to life. In this beloved novel, Mr. and Mrs. Bennet, possessed solely of daughters in the early nineteenth century, embark on finding suitable husbands for their girls. Here, descriptions of the posh British setting are brimming with authenticity in Stevenson's care. Dialogue is lively and easy to follow. The subtle humor of Austen's social commentary runs beneath the action in each chapter. Austen's prose is complex and requires attentive listeners, but so considerable is Stevenson's skill that this performance will be popular with both Austen devotees and those just discovering her work. L.B.F. © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2021]

Trade Ed. • Naxos AudioBooks • 2021

DD ISBN 9781781983751 $37.00

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