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KIPLING, R.: Puck of Pook's Hill (Unabridged)


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KIPLING, R.: Puck of Pook's Hill (Unabridged)

Kipling’s charming Puck of Pook’s Hill takes the listener on a journey through English history with a series of short, fantastical works.

When two children happen across an ancient shrine, they unintentionally summon an impish sprite named Puck—also known as Robin Goodfellow. To their wonderment, the fairy conjures up the past, taking them on ten magical adventures: they visit Roman Britain and the legion guarding Hadrian’s Wall, the thirteenth-century court of King John, and Old England from the time of William the Conqueror. Here are stories of lost treasures, epic battles, mysterious cults and daring piracy. Interspersed with Kipling’s lyrical poetry, Puck of Pook’s Hill is a masterful and magical collection that will stir the imagination.

Disc 1

  Puck of Pook's Hill (Unabridged)
1.   Puck of Pook's Hill 00:01:48
2.   Weland's Sword 00:06:31
3.   He looked at the children, and the children looked at him… 00:07:19
4.   The children shut their eyes, but nothing happened. 00:07:49
5.   'He called me names and rolled his eyes, and I went away…' 00:07:51
6.   'The farmer wouldn't tell him at first, because the priests…' 00:08:05
7.   A Tree Song 00:01:44
8.   Young Men at the Manor 00:09:32
9.   'When we came to his house here we had almost forgotten…' 00:08:14
10.   'That, then, was our first work together…' 00:08:16
11.   'Look, children, what that man had done…' 00:06:55
12.   Sir Richard's Song 00:01:45
13.   The Knights of the Joyous Venture 00:01:36

Disc 2

  Puck of Pook's Hill (Unabridged)
1.   The Knights of the Joyous Venture 00:06:57
2.   'My Lady being dead, I cared nothing for signs and omens…' 00:07:46
3.   Sir Richard looked relieved. 00:08:30
4.   'After many weeks we came on the great Shoal…' 00:08:13
5.   Sir Richard turned the sword again that the children… 00:05:29
6.   '"Now find ye Pevensey yourselves," said Witta.' 00:05:07
7.   Thorkild's Song 00:01:10
8.   Old Men at Pevensey 00:09:03
9.   'One foul night came word that a messenger…' 00:08:49
10.   'At this De Aquila whistled. "A man who can plot …"' 00:08:07
11.   'Then Fulke sat up and looked long and cunningly at De Aquila.' 00:07:18

Disc 3

  Puck of Pook's Hill (Unabridged)
1.   'Of a sudden we heard Jehan at the stairway wake…' 00:06:07
2.   'It was dawn then, and they stirred in the Great Hall below.' 00:03:37
3.   The Runes on Weland's Sword 00:00:52
4.   A Centurion of the Thirtieth 00:07:23
5.   The young man laughed again – a proper understanding laugh. 00:08:03
6.   '"No matter for the clothes," said the Pater.' 00:07:01
7.   'He said nothing for some time, only looked, with his eyes…' 00:06:30
8.   A British–Roman Song 00:01:03
9.   On the Great Wall 00:08:09
10.   Parnesius held up his broad shield with its three X's… 00:07:44
11.   He joined his hands across his knees, and leaned his head… 00:07:51
12.   'Allo passed round the fire with the sizzling deer's meat.' 00:06:01
13.   '"Oh, Roma Dea!" said Maximus, half aloud.' 00:03:03
14.   A Song to Mithras 00:01:21

Disc 4

  Puck of Pook's Hill (Unabridged)
1.   The Winged Hats 00:07:13
2.   'The men took the news well; but when Maximus went away…' 00:08:24
3.   'Said Pertinax: "It is finished with Maximus."' 00:06:48
4.   Parnesius drew from his neck a folded and spotted piece of… 00:05:28
5.   'By the end of the second month…' 00:05:15
6.   A Pict Song 00:01:40
7.   Hal o' the Draft 00:07:39
8.   'Hops. New since your day,' said Puck. 00:07:11
9.   "They'd sure never dare to do it," I said… 00:05:52
10.   '"I fear I have requited him very scurvily," says Sebastian…' 00:06:40
11.   A Smugglers' Song 00:01:49

Disc 5

  Puck of Pook's Hill (Unabridged)
1.   'Dymchurch Flit' 00:08:30
2.   'There you be!' said Hobden, pointing at him. 00:06:28
3.   'My woman used to say that too,' said Hobden… 00:05:47
4.   Tom Shoesmith threw back his head and half shut his eyes. 00:05:42
5.   A Three - Part Song 00:02:48
6.   The Treasure and the Law 00:06:14
7.   Kadmiel understood the look and smiled bitterly. 00:07:26
8.   'A great gathering of Barons (to most of whom we had lent…)' 00:08:29
9.   'A Christian physician, seeing that I was a Jew and a stranger…' 00:07:39
10.   The Children's Song 00:01:36

Total Playing Time: 05:53:17

Kipling, Rudyard

Kenny, Peter

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: NA0202

Barcode: 9781843798989

Physical Release: 2015

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