The Wind in the Willows

  • by Kenneth Grahame
  • Narrated by Alan Bennett
  • 3 hrs and 16 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When the Water Rat invites the unassuming Mole to spend his first day ever in a boat on the river, and wise Badger comes along for the ride as well, so begins a marvellous season of adventure for the three friends. Mr Toad (he of Toad Hall) completes a happy foursome, but his tendency to get into hot water leads him into some rather hair-raising scrapes of his own. From an idyllic riverside picnic to a snowy encounter in the Wild Wood, and from poop-pooping in Toad's shiny new motor car to battling the massed ranks of Stoats, Weasels, and Ferrets in a battle for Toad Hall, there's never a dull moment when they are all together! In his own inimitable style, Alan Bennett gives voice to each and every character in Kenneth Grahame's beguiling novel.


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Alan Bennett's narration of this novel is a delightful rendition. He brings the language to life with fantastic characterizations and the irrepressible smile in his voice. I'm addicted!
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- Candice

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-06-2005
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited