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    • The Great Gatsby

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Jake Gyllenhaal
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 304
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    F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic American novel of the Roaring Twenties is beloved by generations of readers and stands as his crowning work. This new audio edition, authorized by the Fitzgerald estate, is narrated by Oscar-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal ( Brokeback Mountain). Gyllenhaal's performance is a faithful delivery in the voice of Nick Carraway, the Midwesterner turned New York bond salesman, who rents a small house next door to the mysterious millionaire Jay Gatsby. There, he has a firsthand view of Gatsby’s lavish West Egg parties - and of his undying love....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable & a reminder of a well spoken novel

    • By Adam on 26-04-2015

    Non-member price: $17.56

    • The Beautiful and Damned

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: William Dufris
    • Length: 13 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Published in 1922, Fitzgerald's second novel chronicles the relationship of Anthony Patch, Harvard-educated, aspiring aesthete, and his beautiful wife, Gloria, as they await to inherit his grandfather's fortune. A devastating satire of the nouveaux rich and New York's nightlife, of reckless ambition and squandered talent, it is also a shattering portrait of a marriage fueled by alcohol and wasted by wealth. The Beautiful and Damned, Fitzgerald wrote to Zelda in 1930, "was all true."

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great reading of a great book.

    • By fayna on 26-02-2019

    Non-member price: $41.73

    • The Great Gatsby

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Joe Weintraub, Lily Chu, Madelyn M. P. Grubbs, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Everyone knows "The Great Gatsby", every American reader, and everyone who belonged to the cream of the crop in 1920's New York that F. S. Fitzgerald captured in his famous novel. We have carefully cut the book down to 4 hours, cast more than 30 actors, added real sounds and period jazz music. The illusion is perfect, so simply press PLAY and you will become one of the characters in the story. It's the story of Nick Carraway, a young man form the Midwest and a New York businessman, his neighbor Jay Gatsby - an extravagant millionaire longing for his great love.

    Non-member price: $15.90

    • Short Stories: The Thinking Man's Collection

    • By: Wilkie Collins, Edgar Wallace, Charles Dickens, and others
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas, Martin Jarvis, Jonathan Firth, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 1
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    This fine collection of intelligent, unabridged short stories about intriguing, interesting and sometimes inspirational men is an audio treat for young and old, male or female. A carefully compiled anthology featuring timeless tales from classic authors including Charles Dickens, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Anton Chekhov, read by a cast of acclaimed and respected actors, including Stephen Fry, Martin Jarvis and Kerry Shale; this compilation will be enjoyed by the whole family. 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • enjoyable light read

    • By Blackbishop on 23-04-2018

    Non-member price: $19.75

    • Tender Is the Night

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Set on the French Riviera in the late 1920s, Tender Is the Night is the tragic romance of the young actress Rosemary Hoyt and the stylish American couple Dick and Nicole Diver. A brilliant young psychiatrist at the time of his marriage, Dick is both husband and doctor to Nicole, whose wealth goads him into a lifestyle not his own, and whose growing strength highlights Dick's harrowing demise. A profound study of the romantic concept of character - lyrical, expansive, and hauntingly evocative.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dark and troubling classic of American writing

    • By Amazon Customer on 26-06-2016

    Non-member price: $41.73

    • The Great Gatsby

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Considered one of the all-time great American works of fiction, Fitzgerald’s glorious yet ultimately tragic social satire on the Jazz Age encapsulates the exuberance, energy and decadence of an era. After the Great War, the mysterious Jay Gatsby, a self-made millionaire, pursues wealth, riches and the lady he lost to another man with stoic determination. He buys a mansion across from her house and throws lavish parties to entice her. When Gatsby finally does reunite with Daisy Buchanan, tragic events are set in motion.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The male parts are well read -but not so the female

    • By frlhughes on 02-06-2019

    Non-member price: $35.84

    • The Beautiful and Damned

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 15 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      1 out of 5 stars 1

    F. Scott Fitzgerald's second novel, The Beautiful and Damned, is a savage and haunting satire of the young, rootless postwar generation who lived intent only on the pursuit of wealth and decadent pleasure. Anthony Patch is a 1920s socialite and the presumptive heir to a tycoon's fortune. His marriage to the beautiful but selfish Gloria is idyllic at first, but the union slowly disintegrates as reality sets in and their sole goal becomes Anthony's grandfather's fortune.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Awkward writing, disappointing

    • By Casey on 31-01-2017

    Non-member price: $41.73

    • This Side of Paradise

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Amory Blaine has been brought up by a wealthy, idiosyncratic, and alcoholic mother. Snobbish because he knows no better, he is uncomfortable with others and must learn the proper social etiquette and values embraced by his peers. As he progresses to Princeton University from the Midwest, he flirts with some predatory young women and chances friendship with some intellectual young men. Will he find happiness, or will his life be forever burdened by his ineptitude this side of paradise?

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Masterpieces of Modern Short Fiction

    • By: Ambrose Bierce, Joseph Conrad, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and others
    • Narrated by: David Birney, Michael York
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    An eclectic compendium of the finest short fiction of the last 150 years, featuring works by Paul Theroux, Joseph Conrad, James Ellroy, Ambrose Bierce, Charlotte Perkins Gillman, Aldous Huxley, Philip Roth, and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

    Non-member price: $26.04

    • Great Classic Stories II

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, James Joyce, Mark Twain, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Kate Fenton, Stephen R. Thorne, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    This wonderful collection of 18 short stories includes work by some of literature's most treasured names, including Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Oscar Wilde, and many more. This superlative treasury includes "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe; "A Piece of String" by Guy Le Maupassant; "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin; "The Mark on the Wall" by Virginia Woolf; "Nuns at Lunch" by Aldous Huxley, and many more!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Quirky Collection

    • By Jennifer on 25-08-2018

    Non-member price: $22.28

    • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 1 hr and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 17
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Benjamin Button was literally born an old man. He lived a backwards life, for his body grew younger as the years passed him by. Come and listen to the original, unabridged story by F. Scott Fitzgerald which inspired the movie.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Nothing like the movie

    • By Melissa on 05-01-2017

    Non-member price: $1.00

    • The Great Gatsby (Dramatised)

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Bryan Dick, Andrew Scott
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
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    This is a BBC Radio full-cast dramatisation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel, starring Bryan Dick as Nick and Andrew Scott as Jay Gatsby. The greatest book on the fallibility of the American dream, The Great Gatsby, a portrait of the Jazz Age in all of its decadence and excess, is by far the most popular classic in modern American fiction. Self-made, self-invented millionaire Jay Gatsby embodies some of Fitzgerald's - and his country's - greatest obsessions: money, ambition, greed, and new beginnings.

    Non-member price: $14.99

    • Short Stories: The Vintage Collection

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Saki, Thomas Hardy, and others
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi, Martin Jarvis, Hugh Laurie, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    The fifth volume in CSA Word's massively popular complete and unabridged ‘Short Stories’ collection is bound to please. With something for everyone this collection of classic stories read by only the best-suited and most established readers will delight the ears as a vintage wine excites the gullet; The Vintage Collection is audible gold. Features eye-catching typographical series design.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quite refreshing in this day and age

    • By Lynnette on 08-09-2018

    Non-member price: $19.47

    • The Great Gatsby

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 17

    Elegant, enigmatic Jay Gatsby yearns for his old love, the beautiful Daisy. But she is married to the insensitive if hugely successful Tom Buchanan, who won’t let her go despite having a mistress himself. In their wealthy haven, these beguiling lives are brought together by the innocent and entranced narrator, Nick – until their decadent deceits spill into violence and tragedy. Part morality tale, part fairy tale, The Great Gatsby is the consummate novel of the Jazz Age. Its tenderness and poetry make it one of the great works of the 20th century.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book but...

    • By Jenny on 04-04-2018

    Non-member price: $29.34

    • Il grande Gatsby

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Claudio Santamaria
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Riscrittura del mito americano del successo, storia di passione e tradimento, affresco spietato dei ruggenti anni venti...

    Non-member price: $13.30

    • The Beautiful and Damned (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Adam Verner
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Anthony Patch is the idle heir to a vast fortune. His wife, Gloria, dazzles society with her good looks. Satisfied by privilege and beauty alone, they are beholden only to the "magnificent attitude of not giving a damn." When Anthony’s inheritance is withheld, it causes an irreparable rift in their marriage, threatening their fragile paradise. Oblivious to their future, he and Gloria have little left to define themselves but their ever-receding pasts.

    Non-member price: $41.73

    • The F. Scott Fitzgerald BBC Radio Collection

    • The Great Gatsby and Other BBC Radio Readings
    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Ed Bishop, Finn Den Hertog, Garrick Hagon, and others
    • Length: 13 hrs and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
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    A collection of radio readings of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s fiction - plus two bonus programmes. Over the years the BBC has broadcast readings of many of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novels, novellas and short stories. This collection includes some of his most famous works alongside various lesser-known tales, including three 'lost stories' (first published in 2017 and with an introduction written by editor Anne Margaret Daniel). 

    Non-member price: $48.62

    • The Great Gatsby

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Dan Russell
    • Length: 5 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 4
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    The Great Gatsby, first Published in 1925 and probably F. Scott Fitzgerald's finest novel, is set on Long Island's North shore, where Nick Carraway begins a new life in New York in the "roaring 20's".

    Carraway is invited to join his new neighbour Jay Gatsby's social circle, including the self-made millionaire's legendary parties, and bears witness to Gatsby's rekindled love affair with the unhappily married Daisy, which ends in tragedy. Today the novel is widely regarded as a paragon of the Great American Novel and a literary classic.

    Non-member price: $14.97

    • Winter Dreams

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: B. Jay Kaplan
    • Length: 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Winter Dreams is a story of friendship, love and betrayal by F. Scott Fitzgerald.

    Non-member price: $5.73

    • Wir waren furchtbar gute Schauspieler

    • Psychogramm einer Ehe
    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Zelda Fitzgerald
    • Narrated by: Birgit Minichmayr, Tobias Moretti, Lutz Hachmeister
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Sie waren das wohl glamouröseste Paar ihrer Zeit, Ikonen der Lost Generation, skandalumwittert und skandalträchtig. Er, Scott, berühmter Autor des "Großen Gatsby", aber fest in einer Schaffenskrise und zutiefst verunsichert. Sie, Zelda, mittelmäßige Malerin und Tänzerin, begabte, aber heimlich schreibende Autorin. Beide alkohol- und streitsüchtig. Ihre Ehe mündet nach mehreren Jahren in einer zermürbenden Hassliebe, in der sich heftige Liebesbekundungen mit derben Verbalattacken abwechseln, immer begleitet von schweren gegenseitigen Vorwürfen.

    Non-member price: $18.89

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