Pride and Prejudice

  • by Jane Austen
  • Narrated by Helen Lisanti
  • 13 hrs and 1 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Charles Bingley, a wealthy young gentleman, has moved into Netherfield Park manor, which causes much excitement in the village of Longbourn, especially among the five unmarried daughters of the Bennet household. Despite many romatic complications, the overall tone of this classic novel is, as Jane Austen described it, “light and bright, and sparkling”.


What the Critics Say

"Helen Lisanti is a rising star in audio narration." (Audiobook News Service)


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Speed reading?

odd that the last book I listened to the narrator read very slowly. This one the narrator is reading so fast there is hardly any emotion or "performance" to the delivery. Reminds me of an excited teenage girl. I wish I had selected another version with another narrator to try and listen to this classic. Perhaps that was why it was on sale? I know I have my favorite narrators (Barbara Caruso is wonderful) but I don't think I'll be able to finish this even as short as it is.
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- Dielle

It's About Time I Read This

I really enjoyed listening to this audio version of the classic novel. It reminded me of a soap opera - much better of course, but I was able to drift in and out of it at times without missing much action, the details of which were soon apparent to me without having to go back and re-listen. That, and I did follow along with the printed book, a totally great way to read!!!

The symbolism in the novel goes much deeper than a soap opera could do. True to its name, it is about the prejudice, the pre-judging that the main characters do which prevents them from understanding one another. It takes the experiences of life to knock off some rough edges, to pull off the masks that these people wear around, to be able to get to the soft middle part that is the true human being hidden within. When that takes place, they realize that they can drop their pride and fall in love. It is a love story, and a philosophical wonder.

I accidentally downloaded two different versions of this book, with two different narrators, Helen Lisanti and Lindsey Duncan. They were both good. I bounced back and forth between the two of them and never did decided which I preferred.
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- Sher from Provo "Tired teacher. That is, REtired teacher."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-27-2010
  • Publisher: Cherry Hill Publishing