This Sceptred Isle Vol 10

  • by Christopher Lee
  • Narrated by Anna Massey
  • 3 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Volume 10 covers the years 1837 to 1901: the Victorian Age. The Queen's 64-year reign encompassed huge social changes, wrought by Palmerston, Gladstone, and Disraeli, as well as Dickens, Trollope, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Gilbert and Sullivan. The era saw the first bicycle and the first electric light bulb.


What the Critics Say

"Wonderful....This Sceptred Isle has provided one of the greatest treats for listeners in recent years." (Sunday Times)


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Very well done history with dramatized vignettes of reading. I'll look for more from this series.
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- David

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-18-2006
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited