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The Wind in the Willows (version 5)

Gelesen von Cori Samuel

(3,609 Sterne; 23 Bewertungen)

A children's classic, this is the story of Rat and Mole, who have many adventures both on and off their beloved river, with their friends Toad and Badger. This version has been read in a whisper and is perfect for night-time listening in a quiet room. The low volume is intentional! (Summary by Cori Samuel) (7 hr 46 min)

Chapters

The River Bank

36:30

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The Open Road

33:41

Read by Cori Samuel

The Wild Wood

36:06

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Mr. Badger

37:19

Read by Cori Samuel

Dulce Domum

41:24

Read by Cori Samuel

Mr. Toad

35:49

Read by Cori Samuel

The Piper at the Gates of Dawn

32:28

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Toad's Adventures

36:23

Read by Cori Samuel

Wayfarers All

48:35

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The Further Adventures of Toad

44:02

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"Like Summer Tempests Came His Tears"

47:42

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The Return of Ulysses

36:03

Read by Cori Samuel

Bewertungen

well done

(5 Sterne)

I use this for my daughter before bedtime. It helps her little mind slow down and hear a classic. Reading in a whisper can't be easy. It lends to a special parent/child time!

A Librivox marvel

(5 Sterne)

The reader has given us something uniquely satisfying. I listened to this at night and was instantly captivated. Any attempt to describe the experience would seem unduly strident - please try it for yourself.

Hmm ...

(0,5 Sterne)

My first thought was that this was a very creepy recording. Then I thought that perhaps the reader had lost her voice. And then I thought that maybe someone was taking a nap in the same room she was in. And then I thought I would take a look at the reviews. Several of them held hints to read the description so I did. I do not like this version. AT ALL. I will be finding another version. Edit: I was going press zero stars but when I tried to publish my review it said "Please set a rating before submitting your review."

Is this some kind of joke?

(0 Sterne)

A technical malfunction? What? If you play this you just hear *whispering*!!! If you do want to hear a great reading of this great book, go to the Adrian Praetzellis' version. Add: Aug 27, 2013 - Ah so! I did not read the summary, Parsnip! Thanks for the correction. I removed my erroneous one star rating. How very unusual! Does it work well? According to Vox Humana it does. I shall try it out one quiet night. PS My latest reviews seem to be going astray.

Interesting idea

(0 Sterne)

I agree that the whispering won't work for everyone, but that's just a matter of taste. For some folks the intentional whispering will no doubt work. Perhaps alternating between Adrian Praetzellis' reading and this one. . .?

Wind in the Willows

(5 Sterne)

What a brilliant idea! Cori Samuel's whispered version is a cosy and intimate experience. When I say I fell asleep listening to this, it's a compliment. Many thanks. TheBookworm (Manchester, UK)

Cori Samuel is one of a kind, a wonderful reader but

(4 Sterne)

the whispering is for me quite exasperating, nay more irritating. Perhaps I need my hearing tested. 4 stars for effort

Try reading the summary

(0 Sterne)

To the last reviewer: Try reading the summary - it is made perfectly clear.