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Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd

Overview
Works: 723 works in 1,755 publications in 1 language and 25,098 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Biography  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans 
Roles: Narrator, Publisher
Classifications: PS3511.I9, 822.33
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Most widely held works by Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Recording )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's tragedy of a foolish and self-indulgent king who learns, late in life and after terrible suffering, the value of self-knowledge
Othello by William Shakespeare( Recording )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Iago convinces Othello, the Moor of Venice, that his wife, Desdemona has been unfaithful. Iago is an evil, manipulative character with his own agenda. A plot of jealousy and rage transpires in this classic Shakespearean tale
The story of classical music by Darren Henley( )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This recording introduces classical music to the entire family. It looks at the music through the lives of the great composers and their environment from the churches and cathedrals that produced the familiar sound of Gregorian chant, to Johann Sebastian Bach and right up to the film music for "Gladiator" and "Lord of the Rings."
The cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway( Recording )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarajevo, in the 1990s, is a hellish place. The ongoing war devours human life, tears families apart and transforms even banal routines, such as acquiring water, into life-threatening expeditions. Day after day, a cellist stations himself in the midst of the devastation, defying the ever-present snipers to play tributes to victims of a massacre. A true story of a cellist's resistance helps to form this pivotal event in Steven Galloway's extraordinary novel
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Recording )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twins Sebastian and Viola are separated after a shipwreck and believe each other dead. Viola disguises herself as a page boy, Cesario, to work for Duke Orsino and falls in love with him, but he loves Olivia, who falls in love with Cesario. Seeing Sebastian one day, she mistakes him for Cesario and marries him. The confusion is cleared up when Viola and Sebastian meet again, and the Duke marries Viola. The subplot concerns the efforts of Sir Toby and Andrew to humble the presumptuous Malvolio
Henry V by William Shakespeare( )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's historical drama of the English king who defeated the French at Agincourt
The essential Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe( Recording )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of the Naxos AudioBooks Essential series, this CD combines some of Poe's best-loved ghost stories, plus a selection of poetry including The Raven and an additional biography. This audiobook features The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Masque of the Red Death, The Cask of Amontillado, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Premature Burial and The Facts in the Case of M Valdemar
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald( )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

F. Scott Fitzgerald's modern classic is one of the key novels of the 20th century. Jay Gatsby is one of the most famous residents of Long Island, New York. His sumptuous mansion, lavish parties and glamorous lifestyle are renowned throughout the neighbourhood. And yet, beyond the status symbols, no one seems to know anything about this elusive, ephemeral figure. Gatsby seems to have it all. However, it soon becomes clear that the thing that he craves beyond all else cannot be bought
Classic American short stories by Ambrose Bierce( )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects short late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century works by American writers Ambrose Bierce, Stephen Crane, Mark Twain, Jack London, and O. Henry
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2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Recording )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder
Tender is the night by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Recording )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Tender is the Night", Fitzgerald distilled much of his tempestuous life with his wife Zelda, and the knowledge of the wrecked, fabulous Fitzgeralds adds poignancy and regret to this tender, supple and poetic portrait. To the just-fashionable French Riviera come Dick and Nicole Diver - handsome, rich, glamorous and enormous fun. Their dinners are legend, their atmosphere magnetic, their intelligence fine. But something is wrong. Nicole has a secret and Dick a weakness. Together they head towards the rocks on which their lives crash - and only one of them really survives
King Richard III by William Shakespeare( Recording )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shakespeare's historical drama in which the evil Richard is duly punished
Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson( Recording )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With a unique voice in American poetry, Emily Dickinson is known for her short poems, which are full of acute observations
Classic women's short stories by George Eliot( Recording )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five stories from influential women writers of the 19th century and the first decades of the 20th century. New Zealand-born Katherine Mansfield settled in England where she wrote a series of short stories that are widely recognised as among the finest of the 20th century for their economy, clarity, sensitivity and effect. "The Garden Party" is one of her most famous, while "Daughters of the Late Colonel" shows a wonderful sense of wit
Great speeches in history( Recording )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln-here are [historical figures with speeches associated with them]. Fighting for justice, for freedom of speech, and sometimes even for their own lives, these orators demonstrate the resources of language in the service of the issues of their day
Beowulf( Recording )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beowulf first rescues the royal house of Denmark from two marauding monsters, then returns to rule his people for 50 years, ultimately losing his life in a battle to defend the Geats from a dragon's rampage
The life and works of Beethoven by Jeremy Siepmann( Recording )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This "portrait-in-sound" combines actors' readings with Beethoven's music
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Recording )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fanny's arrival at her wealthy relatives' estate creates a conflict of class and virtue
 
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OthelloThe story of classical musicThe cellist of SarajevoTwelfth NightHenry VThe essential Edgar Allan PoeClassic American short storiesHamlet, Prince of Denmark