AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Richard Armitage

Fiction • 9.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2014

Wow, Richard Armitage brings William Shakespeare’s Hamlet into the modern age with a powerful performance. The authors cut no corners as they bring the story of the Danish prince to life. They turn the play into a novel, which may annoy Shakespeare fans, but the result amplifies, and perhaps simplifies, the original. Armitage is amazing. He's more than a simple reader, showing himself as a gifted actor. He gives distinct life to each of the many characters in the tragedy, making it easy to follow the story. You can actually close your eyes and listen to the work and imagine the scenes unfolding, thanks to Armitage's acting skills. At the risk of shocking English teachers everywhere, this may be a wonderful introduction to the classic. M.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2015 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2015]

Digital Download • Audible, Inc. • 2014

DD ISBN $19.95

Advertisement Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


AudioFile Newsletter

Let us recommend your next great audiobook!

No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.

If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×


Thank you for signing up!

Our group will review and follow up soon.

Back Home ×