George Eliot

More BBC Classics
  • More BBC Classics

  • Unabridged readings of four fictional masterpieces

    Contained in this collection are four more enduring classics, read in full by some of the very best audiobook narrators. With over 32 hours of irresistible storytelling, tracked by chapter for ease of navigation, this is the perfect way to immerse yourself in these iconic works.

    Wuthering Heights
    Emily Brontë's tempestuous tale of passions, betrayal and retribution on the wild Yorkshire moors. Read by Susan Jameson.

    Silas Marner
    George Eliot's heart-warming tour de force about a lonely weaver's search for redemption and hope. Read by Sean Baker.

    Ethan Frome
    Edith Wharton's powerful, affecting novella about a poverty-stricken young man attempting to escape a loveless marriage. Read by Joseph Ayre.

    Orlando
    Virginia Woolf's comic biography of a time-travelling hero whose adventures through the centuries include transforming into a heroine... Read by Clare Corbett.


    Credits:

    Wuthering Heights
    Read by Susan Jameson
    Produced by Ross Burman
    First broadcast on BBC Sounds, 24 August 2019

    Silas Marner
    Read by Sean Baker
    Produced by Martha Littlehailes
    First broadcast on BBC Sounds, 22 August 2019

    Ethan Frome
    Read by Joseph Ayre
    Produced by Julian Wilkinson
    First broadcast on BBC Sounds, 1 November 2019

    Orlando
    Read by Clare Corbett
    Produced by Simon Richardson
    First broadcast on BBC Sounds, 1 November 2019

    (p) 2021 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd
    © 2021 BBC Studios Distribution Ltdribution Ltd © 2021 BBC Studios Distribution Ltd

Emily Bronte (Author) Emily Jane Bronte (30 July 1818 - 19 December 1848) was an English novelist and poet who is best known for her only novel, Wuthering Heights, now considered a classic of English literature. Emily was the third eldest of the four surviving Bronte siblings, between the youngest Anne and her brother Branwell. She wrote under the pen name Ellis Bell. Edith Wharton (Author) Edith Wharton was born on 24 January 1862 in New York. She was educated in both America and Europe. In 1885 she married Edward Robbins Wharton. In 1899 she published her first work, a collection of stories called The Greater Inclination. In 1900 she published her first novel, The Touchstone. She wrote many other works including travel writing, home decoration manuals, short stories and her famous novels The House of Mirth (1905), Ethan Frome (1911), The Custom of the Country (1913) and The Age of Innocence (1920). She lived in France from 1907. She was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor in 1916 for her work helping refugees there during the war. Edith Wharton died on 11 August 1937.

We use cookies on this site to enable certain parts of the site to function and to collect information about your use of the site so that we can improve our visitors’ experience.

For more on our cookies and changing your settings click here


Strictly Necessary


Analytics


Preferences & Features


Targeting / Advertising