Eight Cousins (Version 3)


Read by Marina

(4.7 stars; 22 reviews)

Eight Cousins, or The Aunt-Hill was published in 1875 by American novelist Louisa May Alcott. It is the story of Rose Campbell, a lonely and sickly girl who has been recently orphaned and must now reside with her maiden great aunts, who are the matriarchs of her wealthy Boston family. When Rose's guardian, Uncle Alec, returns from abroad, he takes over her care. She is suddenly confronted with a male guardian and seven male cousins, none of whom she knows well. - Summary by Wikipedia (6 hr 59 min)

Chapters

Preface 0:54 Read by Marina
Chapter 1 - Two Girls 13:50 Read by Marina
Chapter 2 - The Clan 16:34 Read by Marina
Chapter 3 - Uncles 20:54 Read by Marina
Chapter 4 - Aunts 15:21 Read by Marina
Chapter 5 - A Belt and a Box 17:39 Read by Marina
Chapter 6 - Uncle Alec's Room 17:00 Read by Marina
Chapter 7 - A Trip to China 16:24 Read by Marina
Chapter 8 - And what came of it 13:58 Read by Marina
Chapter 9 - Phebe's Secret 20:47 Read by Marina
Chapter 10 - Rose's Sacrifice 13:29 Read by Marina
Chapter 11 - Poor Mac 15:19 Read by Marina
Chapter 12 - "The Other Fellows" 16:01 Read by Marina
Chapter 13 - Cosey Corner 12:26 Read by Marina
Chapter 14 - A Happy Birthday 24:29 Read by Marina
Chapter 15 - Ear Rings 20:25 Read by Marina
Chapter 16 - Bread and Button-Holes 17:06 Read by Marina
Chapter 17 - Good Bargains 19:34 Read by Marina
Chapter 18 - Fashion and Physiology 18:52 Read by Marina
Chapter 19 - Brother Bones 15:26 Read by Marina
Chapter 20 - Under the Mistletoe 20:41 Read by Marina
Chapter 21 - A Scare 16:31 Read by Marina
Chapter 22 - Something to do 17:45 Read by Marina
Chapter 23 - Peace-Making 19:13 Read by Marina
Chapter 24 - Which? 19:00 Read by Marina

Reviews

A beautiful Story


(5 stars)

A beautiful story, by LM Alcott. Marina read the tale with such a variety of voices for the many characters and a sublime singing voice. I didn't want the story to end.

amazing narrator


(5 stars)

I love this reading of eight cousins so much. the narrator puts such feeling into the characters and has a singing voice to do Phoebe justice.

Good and amusing story


(5 stars)

Wonderful narrator, clear and giving life to the different characters


(5 stars)

a very well read book. Only a few mispronounced words.