The English Governess at the Siamese Court

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Anna Hariette Leonowens

Narrated By: Nadia May

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: January 2006

Duration: 10 hours 18 minutes


The English Governess at the Siamese Court, written in 1870, recounts the experiences of one Anna Harriette Leonowens as governess for the sixty-plus children of King Mongkut of Siam and as translator and scribe for the king himself. Bright, young, and energetic, Leonowens was well-suited to her role, and her writings convey a heartfelt interest in the lives, legends, and languages of Siam's rich and poor