The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (Version 2)

Read by Bob Neufeld

(4.5 stars; 1134 reviews)

"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" is a short story by Washington Irving contained in his collection The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., written while he was living in Birmingham, England, and first published in 1820. It was based on a German folktale set in the Dutch culture of Post-Revolutionary War in New York State. With Irving's companion piece "Rip Van Winkle", it is among the earliest examples of American fiction still read today. (Summary by Wikipedia) (1 hr 21 min)


Part 1 43:25 Read by Bob Neufeld
Part 2 38:25 Read by Bob Neufeld


going with the consensus

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I have to follow popular opinions this time! Bob is awesome! And of course the story is age old and timelessly classic!


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I loved the reader; he brought life to the words as he read. Such a lovely piece of work and read by and exceptional reader

Loved It

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I loved hearing the original story for the first time. The reader was excellent and reminded me of Patrick Stewart.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

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Very well read. I enjoyed listening to this book. Thank you.

Great reading!

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Loved this reader! He brought the story to life.

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Bob N. is by far the best to listen to.


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I loved the narrator, the story is pretty interesting

Wonderful reading!

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A beautiful reading of an absolute classic!