Pride and Prejudice: With Songs from Regency England
Publisher: British Classic Audio
Date: October 2016
Duration: 13 hours 28 minutes
Jane Austen's most famous novel, Pride and Prejudice, is brought to sparkling life in this recording from AudioFile Earphones Award-winning narrator Alison Larkin. Always a witty and original voice, Alison Larkin follows Pride and Prejudice with Songs from Regency England, giving the listener a delightful sense of what after dinner family entertainment might have sounded like in Jane Austen's time. Recorded in a drawing room not unlike the Bennets', a young lady who sounds suspiciously like Mary Bennet sings The Lonely Ash Grove, Ye Banks and Braes, and Down by the Salley Gardens. This fresh and hugely entertaining listen from 'the English American' joined with Austen's deft satire results in pure, boundless FUN.