”Alison Larkin's narration will captivate listeners from the first sentence...Austen’s nineteenth-century writing style flows off Larkin’s tongue, making the dense passages easy to understand”” raves AudioFile Magazine, presenting Larkin with an Earphones award.
Ever since Colin Firth’s Mr Darcy emerged from the lake in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, the novels of Jane Austen have become more popular than ever, delighting millions of fans all over the world. Now, Alison Larkin’s critically acclaimed narrations of Austen’s six completed novels are brought together in this very special 200th anniversary audio edition.
Hailed by The Times as “marvelously light footed… hugely entertaining”, Alison Larkin's narration of Emma also received a glowing review in The New Yorker. ”She herself is a comic writer and performer and she approaches Austen as a satirist. She has genuine theatrical skilll – sustained comic creations. The voice reveals all.”
Alison Larkin is the bestselling author of The English American, a comedienne and the award-winning narrator of over 150 audiobooks. Other classic narrations include Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, Fairytales of the Fiercer Sex by the Brothers Grimm et al, Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest (with James Warwick), the AudioFile Earphones award-winning Peter Pan and The Inconsiderate Waiter, and Agatha Christie’s The Secret Adversary.
Title and End music ”Ye Banks and Braes” sung by Alison Larkin