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Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd

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Works: 763 works in 1,884 publications in 1 language and 25,213 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  History  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Humorous fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Publisher
Classifications: PS3511.I9, 822.33
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Publications about Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd
Publications by Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd
Most widely held works by Naxos AudioBooks, Ltd
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 519 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( Sound Recording )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
Othello is a play about the perception of one's fellow man, and the trust and judgement we put in him, essential for a society to function, and what happens when that trust breaks down
The story of classical music by Darren Henley( file )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and held by 487 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 CD-ROM features extra information and pictures about the composers, the instruments of the classical orchestra, national anthems and flags, scores, the text of the CDs, musical terms, and more
The cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
"A spare and haunting, wise and intelligent novel, The Cellist of Sarajevo is a testament to the endurance of the spirit and the subtle ways individuals reclaim their humanity in a city ravaged by war." "In a city under siege, four people whose lives have been upended are ultimately reminded of what it is to be human. From his window, a musician sees twenty-two of his friends and neighbors killed by a mortar attack. In an act of defiance, the man picks up his cello and decides to play at the site of the attack for twenty-two days in their memory. Elsewhere, a young man leaves home to collect drinking water for his family and in the face of danger must weigh the value of generosity against selfish survivalism. A third man, older, sets off in search of bread and distraction, and instead runs into a long-ago friend who reminds him of the city he thought he had lost, and the man he once was. As both men are drawn into the orbit of cello music, a fourth character - a young woman, a sniper - holds the fate of the cellist in her hands. While she protects him with her life, her own army prepares to challenge the kind of person she has become." "A novel of great intensity and power. The Cellist of Sarajevo explores how war can change one's definition of humanity, how music affects our emotional endurance, and how a romance with the rituals of daily life can itself be a form of resistance"--Jacket
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 297 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( file )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Selected as one of CD Now's 10 essential comedy/spoken word albums of 2001. This widely-studied play is one of the best seller of the Shakespeare canon. This production is the seventh Shakespeare play in the series undertaken by Naxos Audiobooks in conjunction with Cambridge University Press. Fully dramatized production
The essential Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 274 libraries worldwide
Part of the Naxos AudioBooks Essential series, this CD combines some of Poes 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( file )
6 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Amidst the decadence of wealthy Jazz Age society, an enigmatic millionaire is obsessed with an elusive, spoiled young woman
Naxos Audiobooks sampler by Ltd Naxos AudioBooks( file )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Presents a full-cast reading of Shakespeare's tragedy in which Hamlet, a Danish prince, seeks vengeance for his father's murder after being visited by the dead man's ghost
Classic American short stories by Ambrose Bierce( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 218 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
Tender is the night by F. Scott Fitzgerald( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 205 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
The adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Follow Huck Finn and his friend Jim down the Mississippi on a raft. Enjoy all their adventures in the deep South before the Civil War
King Richard III by William Shakespeare( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 libraries worldwide
Shakespeare's historical drama in which the evil Richard is duly punished
Emily Dickinson by Emily Dickinson( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Born in Massachusetts in 1830, Emily Dickinson composed over 1770 poems; but apart from her closest friends, no-one knew she was writing at all. Only after her death was her astonishing output discovered and published. A reclusive figure for much of her life, few could have imagined the range of her subjects, the intensity of her imagination or the powerful delicacy of her writing. Emily Dickinson is one of America's greatest writers. This selection includes 147 of her best known poems, and is a perfect introduction to her unique voice
Classic women's short stories by George Eliot( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 175 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
The Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
A seemingly typical man wakes up one morning to discover that he has been transformed into a gigantic insect, and must deal with the depression over his new physical alteration, as well as the rejection of his family
Beowulf by Benedict Flynn( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 164 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
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
Fanny's arrival at her wealthy relatives' estate creates a conflict of class and virtue
The life and works of Beethoven by Jeremy Siepmann( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
This "portrait-in-sound" combines actors' readings with Beethoven's music
 
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