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2011 has been an exemplary year for Naxos AudioBooks, with critically acclaimed non-fiction titles joining new junior writing and more unabridged classics.

Miguel de CERVANTES Don Quixote (unabridged)
read by Roy McMillan

‘Cervantes’s canonical tale of personal honor lives on in McMillan’s energetic performance.’ – Audiofile

George ELIOT Middlemarch (unabridged)
read by Juliet Stevenson

Middlemarch is British actress Juliet Stevenson’s magnum opus. The very accomplished British reader has a voice capable of magic’ – Sound Commentary

Karl MARX / Friedrich ENGELS The Communist Manifesto (unabridged)
read by Charles Armstrong & Roy McMillan

Maeve GILMORE Titus Awakes (abridged)
read by Rupert Degas

Johann Wolfgang von GOETHE Faust (abridged)
read by Samuel West, Toby Jones, Anna Maxwell Martin, Derek Jacobi and cast

‘John R. Williams’s sparkling English translation is delightful, full of wit and delicious rhymes… The performances are marvelous, and the sound effects clever and often gorgeous… What a great theatrical experience.’ – Audiofile

AE HOUSMAN A Shropshire Lad (unabridged)
read by Samuel West

‘Samuel West’s…voice and reading are true to Housman… West, you feel, reads poetry as it should be read—confidently, with ease and conviction, as if all the world spoke in meter and rhyme.’ – Audiofile

Norman HUNTER The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm (unabridged)
read by Martin Jarvis

DH LAWRENCE Lady Chatterley’s Lover (unabridged)
read by Maxine Peake

‘beautifully read by Maxine Peake… The audio version of perhaps the most controversial novel of the 20th century is a revelation.’ – The Guardian

Jan MORRIS Heaven’s Command: An Imperial Progress (unabridged)
read by Roy McMillan

Jan MORRIS Heaven’s Command: An Imperial Progress (abridged)
read by Roy McMillan

Peter WHITFIELD The Story of the Bible (unabridged)
read by Oliver Ford Davies

‘Recommended for all listeners.’ – Library Journal

Alastair JESSIMAN et al The Clumsy Ghost and Other Spooky Tales (unabridged)
read by Sean Barrett, Anne-Marie Piazza et al.

‘Each casting is sublime, all dialogue is smooth and clear, and the narrators are memorable. The stories, which also touch on bravery and lost opportunity, are ideal for family listening.’ – Audiofile

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