The Prince and the Pauper

  • by Mark Twain
  • Narrated by Andrew Timothy
  • 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

One of the great literary classics of Western literature. Set in 1547, this is the tale of a London beggar boy and the English prince who exchange identities.
Mark Twain, real name Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), is one of the Great American Novelists. Friend to presidents, artists, indutrialists and European royalty, Twain is universally renowned for his wit and astute satire.
Please note: This is a vintage recording. The audio quality may not be up to modern day standards.

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don't waste your money on this production

What disappointed you about The Prince and the Pauper?

The story itself was fine, it was the narrator that made this listening experience bad. I love listening to audiobooks, and this was the worst I've heard. The narrator mispronounces/falters through words, sometimes he corrects the mispronounced words, sometimes he doesn't. There are also times where he has very long pauses between words/sentences. If this had been my first experience with an audible book I don't think I would have tried again. Luckily it wasn't.


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- Jessica

Great Buy for the Money

There's no need to say that the book itself is excellent. It is Mark Twain and is rightly included in this "Great Literary Classics" collection. I really enjoyed Andrew Timothy's reading of this novel. It is not the sound quality of other, more expensive, audiobooks. He does stuble through a few words, but I may not have even noticed it if other reviewers hadn't pointed it out. It wasn't annoying or distracting. I thoroughly enjoyed it and will definitely be looking for other books narrated by Timothy.
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- Queen Squared "Queen Squared"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-03-2008
  • Publisher: RNIB