100 “Best Audiobooks of All Time” To Listen Before You Die

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Best AudioBooks Of All Time !!!

The habit of reading is developed over time and not overnight.

It needs to be instilled since early childhood, the importance of reading on how it helps in shaping our minds and personality. But as people grew up, they somehow lost touch with books as they got engrossed in the activities and responsibilities of adults plus the time constraint worked as icing on the cake.

But before the essence of books could vanish from lives of both adults as well as growing children, the concept of audiobooks or speaking books has worked wonders for those who want to learn more in less time. 

Beyond the concept of acquiring knowledge, Audiobooks transform people into active listeners as well as confident speakers. 

So whether you are a Reader, Seasonal reader, or even a Non-reader who is finding inspiration to start your reading journey…you’ll feel home as Audiobooks are for everyone! 

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What Are The Best Audiobooks?

Regardless of what stage you are in your life, the best audiobooks will teach you something and allow you to level up in every aspect of your life.

With the influx of audiobooks in the different audio libraries, deciding which ones are the best may be a challenge.

As a rule of thumb, however, the audiobook should attract positive reviews and listeners, way after the audiobook was launched.

Whether you are looking to start a new business, want to grow your existing one, looking to better your marketing strategies, want to be a better family person, above all, you want to be a better human, you may find yourself searching for the best audiobooks.

Truthfully, there are so many options available in the market. And each year, thousands of new audiobooks get published. If you are a big-time audiobook lover then, you can buy an Unlimited Audiobook subscription.

If you have no idea where to start, you may find all the information too overwhelming.

Luckily for you, here’s a comprehensive list of audiobooks to help you get started with the best audiobooks of all time.

100 Best Audiobooks Of All Time:

  1. Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life
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Written By: Héctor García, Francesc Mirales

Narrated By: Naoko Mori 

Length: 3 hours 24 minutes

Category: Self Development, Health and Wellness , Mindfulness and Meditation 

The Japanese secret to a long and happy life- Derived from the word, Iki meaning life, and Kai, meaning realization of hopes and expectation, IKIGAI, is an ancient technique of discovering the purpose of a long and happy life. The audiobook draws its learning from the residents of Okinawa, an island in Japan known as home to the majority of the population with an age above 100 in the world. As you experience different sections of the audiobook, you’ll come across the secrets to keep your mind and body healthy in order to achieve a happier and longer life than others.


  1. Think and Grow Rich

Think and Grow Rich
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Written By: Napoleon Hill 

Narrated By: Russ Williams 

Length: 10 hours 16 minutes 

Category: Self Help, Health and Wellness 

20 million copies sold worldwide, referred to as a ‘bible for success’ by the most successful and influential people across the globe. The audiobook introduces you to the founding principles of success, Napoleon Hill spent 20 plus years traveling the world and documenting the interviews of the most successful millionaires into this project. His hand holding style of writing helps you walk through the process of success in the most prominent and easier ways. Also, his philosophies facilitate in achieving everything your heart desires for not just the monetary area as the title may suggest. This Audiobook if followed well as a solution to every problem, it is indeed a life changer with guaranteed success. 


  1. To kill a mockingbird

To kill a mockingbird
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Written By: Harper Lee 

Narrated By: Sissy Spacek

Length: 12 Hrs 19 mins 

Category: Fiction and Literature

Published in the year 1960, yet it is one of the greatest American audiobooks to be ever narrated in the history of literature.  Won Pulitzer prize, sold plus 30 million copies worldwide, and got translated into 40 different languages, to kill a mockingbird revolves around the story of a black man falsely charged with the rape of a white girl. Praised for its sensitive treatment of a child’s awakening to racism and prejudice in the American South during the times of the great depression it showcases a man’s struggle for justice.


  1. The diary of a young girl

The diary of a young girl
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Written By : Anne Frank 

Narrated By :Helena Bonham Carter 

Length : 10 hrs 10 mins 

Category : Non Fiction, Biography, Memoir 

The Diary Of A Young Girl is the real diary of a teenage girl named Anne Frank, that begins on Anne’s 13th birthday (12 June 1942). It tells us the story of her family who lives in Frankfurt, Germany who suddenly have to go into hiding as a result of Hitler and the Nazi Party’s treatment of Jews in Europe during world war II. They escape to Amsterdam where they go into hiding with other Jews. Anne writes about her everyday experiences, she pens down her thoughts about life and everything like any other teenager would. In the midst of ups and down the diary ends suddenly on 1 August 1944.


  1. The Book Thief

The Book Thief
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Written By: Mark Zusak    

Narrated By: Allan Corduner

Length: 13 hrs 57 minutes  

Category: Fiction and Literature

When death tells a story, everybody got to lend their ears. The story revolves around a young girl,  Liesel Meminger, growing up outside of Munich in Nazi Germany, and Death narrates her story as “an attempt—a flying jump of an attempt—to prove to me that you, and your human existence, are worth it.” When Liesel’s foster father helps her learn to read and she discovers the power of words, Liesel begins stealing books from Nazi book burnings along with her neighbour friend Rudy.

She also befriends mayor’s wife and steals books from her library.  As she becomes a better reader, she becomes a writer, writing a book about her life in such a miserable time. Liesel’s experiences move the narrator to say, “I am haunted by humans.” How could the human race be “so ugly and so glorious” at the same time?. The narration is elegant and moving enough to take you through emotional rides. 


  1. The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner
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Written By: Khaled Hosseini 

Narrated By: Khaled Hosseini 

Length: 12 hrs  00minutes  

Category: Fiction and Literature

Based in the city of Afghanistan, the story is about the friendship between two young boys, Khalid and Hasan who grew up together in the same household, while Amir was from a wealthy family, Khalid belonged to the minority. As Amir along with his father moves to a different country he thinks he has moved from his past too but then from memories, there’s no escape. Amir longs his friend Hasan and how they lived happily in their little world which is now devastated. The novel is about hope, friendship, betrayal, and the power of fathers over sons – their love, their sacrifices, and their lies. Kite Runner is a ray of hope in hopeless times. 


  1. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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Written By: Roald Dahl

Narrated By: Doughlas Hodge

Length: 3 hrs 17 minutes

Category: Fairy tale

The young boy named Charlie belongs to a family stricken with poverty. He desires to have more than just a cabbage soup in his supper, but even more than that he wants to visit Mr.Willy Wonka’s famous chocolate factory. Charlie gets closer to his dream when he wins one of the five golden tickets to the chocolate factory which Mr.Wonka had hidden in the yummy chocolate bars. What happens post charlie’s winning golden ticket is a delightful insight that makes this audiobook Dahl’s most popular family audiobook even after decades.


  1. Man’s Search for meaning
Man’s Search for meaning
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Written by: Viktor E Frankl

Narrated by: Simon Vance

Length: 4 Hours 47 Minutes

Category: Biography & Memoir 

A spine chilling story of Viktor Frankl, a man who has been to four different concentration camps between the years 1942 and 1945. He speaks of his experiences and struggles to hold onto his life with hope while he lost his parents, brother, and pregnant wife to the Nazi Concentration camp. Frankl’s training as a psychiatrist helped him overcome everything bad and ugly life threw at him, and through this very mindset, he developed a revolutionary approach to psychotherapy known as logotherapy. Named one of the ten most influential audiobooks in America in 1991, it is something you have never experienced before.


  1. Hamlet

Hamlet
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Written By: William Shakespeare

Narrated By: Peter Joyce

Length: 4 Hours 14 Minutes

Category: Fiction , Literature

Written between the year 1597-1600 immediately after Shakespeare’s only son Hamnet died, ‘Hamlet’, is most popular yet puzzling play which is built around a simple plot of murder and revenge. The hero, Hamlet, is visited by the ghost of his father, who asks him to seek vengeance against his murderer, Claudius, now the king of Denmark, who not only took his throne but also married his widowed wife Gertrude. During his inspection about Claudius, Hamlet goes mad, or merely pretends to? Once he is sure that Claudius is a murderer, why does he not act? What are the reasons? 


  1. Catch 22

Catch 22
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Written By: Joseph Heller

Narrated By: Matthew Marks

Length: 2 Hours 43 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature, Classics 

Set between 1942 to 1944, during world war II. It tells you a story of a US Army squadron, Yossarian, a bombardier who was based in Italy during this time. Yossarian is perplexed while he tries to understand why everyone is trying to kill him. Not only the strangers who shoot at his plane but even his senior officials put his life at risk by increasing the number of missions he has to fly, he becomes more furious at others as well as fearful of losing his life in the action. Since no sane human would continue to voluntarily fly such dangerous missions, all he had to do is request that he be relieved of duty. He tries his best by faking his health issues, but there’s a catch. That catch is Catch-22


  1. The Christmas Carol

The Christmas Carol
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Written By: Charles Dickens

Narrated By: Tadhg Hynes

Length: 2 Hrs 57 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature 

Published in the early Victorian era Britain, by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843, the book is a much-celebrated one as it has never been out of print since its first launch. Also, it was written during the times where Christmas was celebrated strongly with old traditions put together with the introduction of new customs, such as Christmas trees and greeting cards. The audiobook tells us the story of an old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge, who was visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Future, and it is through them, his transformation begins, where he learns the true spirits of Christmas and love


  1. Wuthering heights

Wuthering heights
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Written By: Emily Bronte

Narrated By: Anna Bentinck

Length: 13 Hours 55 Minutes

Category: Fiction and Literature

Published in the year 1847, Wuthering Heights is the first and the only novel was written by Emily Bronte under pseudonym Ellis Bell. Bronte died in 1849 aged 30. Written between October 1845 and June 1846, the book’s theme is love, jealousy, and vengefulness between the main characters where Wuthering Heights is the name of the farmhouse where the story unfolds. An indulging and moving read, Wuthering Heights is a cult classic that tells us how destructive jealousy and vengefulness could be and what are the consequences of the same on individuals as well as on their communities.


  1. Pride & Prejudice

Pride & Prejudice
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Written By: Jane Austen

Narrated By: Elizabeth Klett

Length: 11 Hours 12 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature 

A romantic Comedy placed in the early years of 1800. Pride & Prejudice is all about the Pride of a man and the Prejudice of a woman. It revolves around the Bennet family, who have no son but five daughters and Mrs. Bennet’s only aim is to get her daughters married to a single man loaded with fortune.  Elizabeth Bennet, a headstrong, intelligent woman is one of the Bennet Daughters who receives a proposal from her neighbor’s close friend Mr. Dracy to whom she says no as she has formed a different and negative image of him but she later regrets her decision. What happens next is a turning point of the audiobook. 


  1. The Lord of the Rings

The Lord of the Rings
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Written By: JRR Tolkien

Narrated By: Ian Holm, Micheal Hordern, Robert Stephens

Length: 04 Hours 00 Minutes 

Category: Science & Fiction, Fantasy

The fellowship of the ring – It is a tale of ancient times when rings of power were crafted by Elven Smith and one of these rings was forged by the dark lord, Sauron. He filled it with his own powers so he could rule others, but the tables turned when this very ring was taken away from him. After many ages, the ring fell, by chance in the hands of Hobbit, who suddenly after the possession disappeared and was taken to an unknown journey across middle earth deep into the shadows of the dark lord who now seeks the possession of this ring. Will the dark lord succeeds in getting the possession of the ring or Hobbit won’t let that happen to him.


  1. The adventure of Sherlock Holmes

The adventure of Sherlock Holmes
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Written By: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Narrated By: Ruth Golding

Length: 13 Hours 26 Minutes

Category: Mystery, Thriller, Detective Stories

A series of short stories, the adventure of Sherlock Holmes was first published in Strand Magazine where it got the ball rolling by gaining immense popularity for its characters Sherlock and Dr. Watson. Full of famous cases at his disposal, Sherlock, a detective known for his highest form of problem-solving skills where he is able to solve the unsolved. Though the narratives are in the first person as it is from the point of view of Watson, this fine work is full of thrill, mysteries, puzzling cases, and much more for the ones who love adventure.


  1. The wind up bird Chronicle

The wind up bird Chronicle
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Written By: Haruki Murakami

Narrated By: Rupert Degas

Length: 26 Hours 13 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature, Fairy Tale, Folklore

Murakami is an impactful storyteller who has created one of the most acclaimed works in the form of The Wind up bird chronicle which is loved worldwide. It is the tour de force of Toru Okada, a resident of Tokyo Suburb, who was going through a tough time in his life. Jobless and Tired of everything, he wasn’t aware there was more to worry when suddenly his cat disappeared and his wife started behaving strangely. While he just started with his search mission for his cat, his wife goes missing, making his life more difficult the search takes him through different and weird characters. The ending will leave you speechless when you find out what exactly happened to his wife and cat.


  1. A tale of Two cities

A tale of Two cities
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Written By: Charles Dickens

Narrated By: Keith Higinbothan

Length: 15 Hours 42 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature

Ranked amongst the most popular books to be written in the history of fiction literary, A tale of two cities has sold over 200 million copies worldwide. A masterpiece by Charles Dickens is set in London and Paris before and after the French Revolution, which revolves around the story of a French doctor name Manette, The author talks about Manette’s 18-year-long imprisonment in the Bastille, Paris, and post his release how he shifted to London to live his daughter Lucie, whom he had never seen or met. The audiobook describes what led to the French Revolution and the Reign of Terror.


  1. The Da Vinci Code

The Da Vinci Code
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Written By: Dan Brown

Narrated By: Jeff Harding

Length: 16 Hours 38 Minutes

Category: Mystery, Thriller Suspense 

An intriguing, suspenseful, and mysterious thriller that leaves a mind-boggling effect on everyone who comes across it. A man named Jacques Saunière is murdered, just a few hours before a scheduled meeting with his symbolist friend Robert Langdon is called to decode the message he left behind. Jacques wasn’t an ordinary man but a member of a secret organization that guarded an ancient historic truth. At the crime, Robert meets Sophie, Jacques’ daughter, and a cryptologist by profession who warns Robert that he is in danger. Both Sophie and Robert come forward to decode the mysterious message Jaques left behind. Will they ever get to know what it means?

Listen this audiobook if you are crime audiobook lover. 


  1. Midnight’s Children

Midnight's Children
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Written By: Salman Rushdie

Narrated By: Meera Syal, Aysha Kala, Nikesh Patel, Anneika Rose, Preeya Kalidas

Length: 4 Hours 54 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature, Folklore

Saleem, a boy born at midnight on 14th-15th August 1947, the day both India and Pakistan got separated and became independent countries and from that very moment, his existence is connected to the history of the country. Being a Midnight’s Child Saleem is blessed with supernatural powers where he can telepathically tune in with other gifted children whose birth coincided with the India- Pakistan division. Winner of the Booker Prize in 1981, the “Booker of Bookers” prize in 1993, and the “Best of Booker” prize in 2008, this multilayered audio

This audiobook deals with politics and societal conflicts. The writing style of Rushdie and the narrative will leave you speechless like always.


  1. Romeo & Juliet

romeo and juliet audiobook
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Written By: William Shakespeare

Narrated By: Becky Miller

Length: 3 Hours 01 Minute

Category: Love & Fiction, Drama 

A tale as old as time, the ultimate story of Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy rather than a love story. It’s the most popular play of legendary writer William Shakespeare based out of Italy. But despite the tragic love story people do refer to lovers like Romeo and Juliet even today. The story surrounds the two sworn enemies who end up falling in love with each other. It is due to the conflict between their families they can never be together. They do know their future and decide upon it by taking away their lives. They choose death over a separation.


  1. How to Win Friends and Influence People

How to Win Friends and Influence People
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Written By: Dale Carnegie

Narrated By: Andrew Macmillian

Length: 7 Hours 16 Minutes

Category : Health & Wellness, Self Development

With modest sales of few thousands in the year 1936 to becoming one of the greatest motivational books of all time as it sold over 45 million copies worldwide, How to Win Friends and Influence People as a fine work of Dale Carnegie, it has helped people reach their highest form of success both personally as well as professionally. This brilliant masterpiece teaches you that to win friends and influence others in order to get them by your side is by looking after their ego. As one deep dive, they shall find the depths of growing human relationships that last longer.


  1. The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby
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Written By:  F Scott Fitzgerald

Narrated By: Michael J Shannon

Length: 2 Hours 51 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature

Taking you back to the 1920s to the ‘jazz age’ of America This one is a true classic of twentieth-century literature, the audiobook is about a wealthy man named Jay Gatsby and his great American Dream. Gatsby is the kind of person who has many rumors surrounding his character but no one really gets to see and know what kind of man he is… The author has created the character of Jay Gatsby to illustrate his own experiences as he puts so much of him into it. What is his American Dream? Will he achieve it? What if he doesn’t? get to know more only in this exquisitely crafted tale.


  1. Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre
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Written By: Charlotte Bronte

Narrated By: Anna Bentinck

Length: 23 Hours 9 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature

An orphan girl, Jane, lost her parents at a very young age that she doesn’t even remember how they looked like. She was raised by her uncle(mother’s brother) who also died not long after, leaving her behind with his wife who promised him that she would treat Jane as of her own but that never happened and she had to face miserable days until she moves to Thornfield as the governess of only one child. Mrs. Fairfax. There she also meets Mr. Rochester, owner of Thornfield, with whom she falls in love, but it is on the eve of their wedding she gets to know his dark secret which tears her apart. What is going to happen next?


  1. To the Lighthouse

To the Lighthouse
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Written By: Virginia Woolf

Narrated By: Phyllida Law

Length: 7 Hours 37 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature

Centered on the lives of Mrs. And Mr. Ramsay, their eight children along with their several guests including Lily Briscoe, to the lighthouse is more than an average classic. It is about love, relationships, pain, grief, and death and how this has brought personal and social changes after the war. The Ramsays visit their summer home in Isle of Skye, Scotland just before World War I, where they are also accompanied by their friends and colleagues. James, one of the 8 children, voices his wish to visit the lighthouse. It is through this incident the story unfolds itself into three different parts which are years and emotions apart leaving a void in the hearts of everyone.


  1. In our time

In our time
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Written By: Ernest Hemingway

Narrated By: Stacy Keach

Length: 4 Hours 00 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature, Short Stories

The year 1945 was quite fruitful for Ernest Hemingway. As he made his debut through a compilation of short stories ‘In our time’, he managed to carve his path to success, and then there was no looking back for this brilliant mind. Known for his ‘Iceberg theory’ of writing, Hemingway won many hearts and praises for himself including that of Ford Madox Ford, John Dos Passos, and F Scott Fitzgerald. The act of using simple words to describe complex situations and emotions placed him next to the big names of writing like Sherwood Anderson and Gertrude Stein in the list of most promising American writers.


  1. The Odyssey

The Odyssey
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Written By: Homer

Narrated By: Ian McKellen

Length: 14 Hours 00 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature, Poetry

Beautiful work of literature, The Odyssey is an exciting piece of work as how else it would be considered as one of the greatest epics of all times. Story of Odysseus, a king who has been away from his home, Ithaca for almost twenty years, Odysseus is a warrior who fought bravely in the Trojan war and but has almost lost all battles of his personal life back home as people want some other man to marry his wife Penelope because of his absence and also his household can’t live a normal life. To make things perfect he asks for help from god. Will they come to his rescue and normalize everything?


  1. The people’s history of the United States

The people’s history of the United States
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Written By: Howard Zinn

Narrated By: Jeff Zinn

Length: 34 Hours 11 Minutes

Category: Non-Fiction, Politics

What has made The United States of America the most powerful country in the world? A country’s history shaped its present and future. Giving an in-depth analysis of the most important events of the United States, The people’s history of the United States was written by historian Howard Zinn to grab the attention of everyone and focus it towards those who have struggled and survived in the harsh conditions. From the arrival of Columbus till Clinton’s first term, the audiobook gives you the point of view of women, working poor, laborers, African Americans as well as native Americans who along with other battles have fought and revolutionized for their rights, equality, fair wage policies against much resistance.


  1. The man without country

The man without country
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Written By: Kurt Vonnegut

Narrated By: Norman Dietz

Length: 2 Hours 25 Minutes

Category: Comedy

A New York Times Bestseller and Booksense notable book, The man without a country was published in the year 2005. A final piece of work by Kurt Vonnegut where he talks about his perspective of the people and the world we live in. With his witty and humanistic style of writing, he explores topics like the importance of everyday humor, problems of modern technology as well his opinions about politics and issues pertaining to modern-day American society. As always his honest and creative writing style will indulge and make you think over his wise words.


  1. Mrs. Dalloway

Mrs. Dalloway
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Written By: Virginia Woolf

Narrated By : Anjli Mohindra

Length: 8 Hours 03 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature 

Mrs. Dalloway, a novel based in the post World War I era, was published in 1925. It examines a day in the life of Clarissa Dalloway, who lives in London and is married to a member of Parliament. As she prepares for a party at her home and insists on buying flowers herself, she visits the markets throughout which she comes across different thoughts of her past and love. On the other hand, there is a veteran named Septimus Warren Smith who stays in the part of the city, is diagnosed with mental illness. The interesting part is these both characters are connected to each other through interwoven stories, seen as foils for each other. The audiobook will disclose how! 


  1. Dead Souls

Dead Souls
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Written By: Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

Narrated By: LibriVox Volunteers

Length: 14 Hours 45 Minutes

Category: Fiction, Literature & Historical Fiction

One of the most prominent works of 19th century Russian literature, Dead Souls became the first Russian sensation to make headlines. This masterpiece is a story of a con man named Chichikov who caused distress to the people of a small town in Russia, where he appears before them abruptly proposing to buy the title from Serfs( Slaves) who have already died but still have the property registered under their names. Highly opposed by the localities, Chichikov’s scheme is about to crash, but his go-getter attitude gets him going. As Chichikov moves forward with his strategy you’ll witness the author portray the bitter truths of corrupt and cynical society unfold through words full of humor, passion, and absurdity.


  1.  A room with a view

 A room with a view
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Written By: E.M Forster

Narrated By: John Franklyn- Robbinsons

Length: 8 Hours 22 Minutes 

Category: Fiction & Literature 

At a very young age of 25 (that will be considered young keeping in mind the era he existed in), English Writer E. M Foster wrote a novel that had a great storyline. Set in Italy and England it is a love story of a man and woman, unavoidable circumstances, and much more. The story kick starts when Ms. Lucy Honeychurch, along with her cousin Charlotte, is touring Italy where she time and again meets Mr.Emerson and these two eventually fall in love as if they were destined to be, But it’s not that simple after all. Lucy will have to clear her list of priorities in order to seek the best out of life, but how?


  1. One hundred years of Solitude

One hundred years of Solitude
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Written By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Narrated By: John Lee

Length: 14 Hours 07 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature

The brilliant, best-selling, landmark audio novel of 1967, One hundred years of solitude is written by a Nobel Laureate. It deals with multiple generations of the Buendia family, founders of a mystical town named Maconda. The storyline has everything from life to death, riches to poverty which is indeed a chronicle surrounding the irreconcilable conflict between a desire for solitude and the need for love. Capturing the rise and fall of Maconda, it is an audiobook that brings out the tragic comedy of humankind which has been there for a while.


  1. Moby Dick

Moby Dick
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Written By: Herman Melville

Narrated By: Stewart Wills

Length: 24Hours 27 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literary Classic

A classic drama, which is an example of both haunting as well as mesmerizing at the same time. The drama kicks in when an eerily compelling woman is planning a war against an unknown giant sea creature. This woman forms an alliance with Ismael, the narrator who further introduces her to a captain and his crew who help her out in achieving this mission. In order to take revenge from the creature, they sail around the world and come across the name of this creature, ‘Moby Dick’. What creature is this Moby dick and will they find it and complete their mission or would be engulfed by this giant.


  1. The handmaid’s tale

The handmaid’s tale audiobook
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Written By: Margaret Atwood

Narrated By: Elisabeth Moss, Amy Landecker, Bradley Whitfort, Anna Dowd

Length: 11 Hours 24 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature

Winner of the Best Audiobook (Fiction) at the New York Radio Festival 2020, the storyline of the Handmaid’s Tale is set up in the future. It describes life in what was once called the United States is now known as the Republic of Gilead, mono theocracy which has decided to address the issue if declining birthrate. Offred, an unfortunate housemaid under the new social system is given only one task to accomplish i.e to breed, and by any course, she fails or deviates, she shall be either hanged on to a wall or sent out to die slowly of radiation sickness. 


  1. An American Tragedy

An American Tragedy
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Written By: Theodore Dreiser

Narrated By: Dan John Miller

Length: 34 Hours 16 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature

First published in 1925, it is a story of Clyde Griffiths, a weak-willed young man, who lived in dire yet desperate pursuit of success. To achieve his American dream he shall go to any extent without balancing the good and ugly. His this desire makes him both the villain and the victim in the story as the society shapes his success but seal his fate, he finds himself stuck in the wrong bush, Modeled on a real-life murder which took place in 1906, The American Tragedy is much more than a simple murder story…it is haunting yet powerful.


  1. Great Expectations

Great Expectations
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Written By: Charles Dickens

Narrated By: Lisa Thompson

Length: 19 Hours 47 Minutes 

Category: Fiction & Literature

Considered to be Dickens’s finest work, The Great expectations is his 2nd book to be narrated in the first person, which depicts the person growth and personal expectations of Philip Pirrip, an orphan nicknamed as Pip. It’s famous dramatic opening On the bleak Kentish marshes, the work is full of extreme imagery- poverty, prison ships and chains, fights to death along with beautiful characters that are in sync to pip’s journey while he was a boy with shallow dreams till he transformed into a man of character.


  1. The golden bowl

The golden bowl
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Written By: Hendry James

Narrated By: Juliet Stevenson

Length: 25 Hours 09 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature

Maggie Verver, daughter of American Tycoon Adam Verver, is on a search for a husband. It then enters prince Amerigo, a man with a title but now impoverished of wealth, Amerigo is a charming man married to Maggie. To reciprocate the gesture of gratitude Maggie decides to find a wife for her widowed father. A twist of fate and Adam gets married to Charlotte- Amerigos’s former lover. Maggie gets suspicious about Amerigo and Charlotte’s present chemistry until one day he buys a golden bowl, it is then she comes across gripping reality of fidelity and politics of love and marriage.


  1. Getting things done

Getting things done
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Written By: David Allen

Narrated By: David Allen

Length: 10 Hours 24 Minutes

Category: Self Help & Self Development

The art of stress-free productivity- It is the all-new edition of a collection of classic audiobooks Getting Things Done(GTD). This piece of work teaches us about managing the work-life balance in the 21st century. GTD trains you to face new challenges on both personal and professional fronts and transform them into opportunities. Considered as one of the most influential business audiobooks of all time it has touched and transformed many lives. In this edition, the author has worked from scratch by rewriting everything as per current scenario for those who are eagerly waiting to change their lives.


  1. Passage to India

Passage to India
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Written By: E. M Forster

Narrated By: Sam Dastor

Length: 12 Hours 03 Minutes

Category: Literature

Set up in Colonial India, Passage to India deals with the clash of cultures and consequences of perception. It happens to be when Adela and her companion are on their visit to India. As these two arrive at Chandrapur, a small town, they immediately feel trapped in an unusual as they also notice clouds of racial discrimination between Indians. Guided by Dr. Aziz, a cultivated Indian Muslim,   Adela, and her companion moved from places to places to explore the real India. During their tour, a mysterious incident happens which leads to a series of events that eventually destroy the life of their guide Dr. Aziz.


  1. A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns
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Written By: Khaled Hosseini

Narrated By: Assoto Leoni

Length: 12 Hours 00 Minutes

Category: Family Life & Literature

Mariam and Laila are born a generation apart, who are somehow brought together by fate. Having different views it is only their individual share of hardships that lead them to a bond that makes them think like sisters yet bond as mother-daughter. It is through this bond that they are able to fight the current scenario in their country Afghanistan which has been wounded since the last 30 years initially by Soviet forces and later by Taliban forces. Hosseini through his words shows you how a woman’s love for her family can move mountains, which makes this piece of work both compelling and heartbreaking.


  1. Ulysses

Ulysses
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Written By: James Joyce

Narrated By: Group

Length: 31 Hours 31 Minutes

Category: Classics, Fiction & Literature

James Joyce borrowed characters, situations, and episodes from Homer’s masterpiece- Odyssey and produced some of it as his own. As a remarkable author, James has successfully taken us on a tour to internal Odyssey, where whatever his characters do feels so real especially in terms of emotions, feelings, and everyday tasks that look so simple yet interesting. Cited in Dublin the story captures an ordinary day in life of Leopold Bloom.


  1. How to stop worrying and start living

How to stop worrying and start living
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Written By: Dale Carnegie 

Narrated By: Andrew Mc Millian

Length: 10 Hours 30 Minutes

Category: Self Development, Management, Psychology  

The present modern lifestyle, work, and the social group got us comparing and worrying about lives. We are either stuck in past mistakes or worrying about our future which is yet to come. Throughout our lives, we have been taught how to live in the present but nobody taught us how except for Dale Carnegie, who has spent the majority of his life researching and writing stuff that has helped people to live a happy and successful life. How to stop worrying and start living is also one of his works where he outlines the principles on how to stop worrying about things which aren’t under your control, instead focus on those which bear the fruits now and near future.


  1. Animal Farm

Animal Farm
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Written By: George Orwell

Narrated By: Tamsin Greig & Nicky Henson

Length: 01 Hours 27 Minutes

Category: Fiction, Social Issues

‘All the animals are equal but some animals are more than equal’ is what this novella of 1945 is all about! Based two weeks prior to the end of World War II, the story kicks in when a farm is taken over by a set of overworking, and mistreated animals who strike a protest for equality. These animals dream of transforming the farm into a paradise of equality, justice, progress, freedom, and respect for one and all. The author through his work sends out a clear message to bring evolution into the present system by eliminating the element of the society that is bringing it down.


  1. Beloved

Beloved
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Written By: Tonni Morris

Narrated By: Tonni Morris

Length: 12 Hours 00 Minutes

Category: Fiction

Story of Sethe, the protagonist is born as a slave who escapes to Ohio post-civil war. As she risks her life to go away from the memories of the living dead, she dreams of a peaceful life over her past where she has already lost her husband and buried a child whose tombstone is engraved with a single word- Beloved. She lives in a small house with her daughter Denver, her mother-in-law, baby Sugg, and a disturbing yet cute intruder who calls herself ‘Beloved’. Even after 18 years of escape is Sethe free of her ‘Slave’ tag as past linger around her. Beloved is an artistic work, brilliant and intelligent yet full of emotions and passion.


  1. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
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Written By: Junot Diaz

Narrated By: Johnathan Davis

Length: 16 Hours 00 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature


Oscar De Leon, an overweight Dominican boy who is nicknamed as Oscar Wao lives with his mother and rebellious sister. For Oscar, having weighty issues isn’t the only issue as life has never been easy for him and his family because of Fuku- the curse that has haunted his family for years dooming them of living their lives to the fullest and completing their desires. Science fiction and fantasy audiobook enthusiast, Oscar has a deep desire to fall in love, but what happens when he actually falls in love, will he sailor fail.

  1. Their eyes were watching god

Their eyes were watching god
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Written By: Zora Neale Hurtson

Narrated By: Ruby Dee

Length: 06 Hours 04 Minutes

Category:  Black Literature, Fiction & Literature

A fine work of Zora Neale Hurtson, it was out of print for almost 30 years before it made a big comeback in the year 1978 to make it one of the most beloved works to be ever written in African- American literature in history. The only reason why the yesteryears people didn’t choose this piece of work to read was because they simply rejected a strong black woman as a protagonist.  The story unfolds the transformation journey of Janie Crowford from a voiceless teenager into a woman of strong character.


  1. A portrait of the Artist as a young man

A portrait of the Artist as a young man
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Written By: James Joyce

Narrated By: Tadhy Hynes

Length: 09 Hours 13 Minutes

Category: Fiction, Autobiography 

Published in the year 1906, it was predicted that this audiobook will remain to be the permanent part of English literature as James Joyce yet again had created a classic work of the highest quality. As the author added a lot of personal touch to the main character, the audiobook is referred to as a semi-autobiography of James Joyce. The initial part deals with traces of early life of Stephen, the protagonist, and how his journey to intellectual awakening kick starts, and how he finds his true self awakened as a poet and writer.


  1. The Heart is a lonely Hunter

The Heart is a lonely Hunter
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Written By: Carson McCullers

Narrated By: Cherry Jones 

Length: 12 Hours 19 Minutes                                         

Category: Fiction & Literature

At a tender age of 23, Carson McCuller, the author of the book became an overnight sensation because of the choice of her words and skills for the novel that tells us the unforgettable tale of moral isolation in a small southern mill town. The storyline surrounds the deaf-mute John Singer who becomes a confidant of various misfits in the town, who plan to quit the place. While everything was fine, one-day mute companion of John goes insane, and in order to avoid all the madness, he shifts to Mick Kelly’s( Heroine of the novel) house where he finds solace.


  1. The Bridge of San Luis Rey

The Bridge of San Luis Rey
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Written By: Thornton Wilder

Narrated By: Thom Rivera

Length: 4 Hours 17 Minutes 

Category: Classic Literature & Fiction

A BestSeller, Winner of Pulitzer Prize, 1928, and a novel which has never been out of print outlines an event which left everyone bewildered. (London)’ On Friday noon, July 20, 1714, the finest bridge in all Peru broke and precipitated five travelers into the gulf below’ mark the opening. This tragic event was witnessed by a monk who wanted to find the answer to his question: why did God allow only those unfortunate people to die. He embarks to prove that there was a divine intervention rather than a chance which killed these people but in the process something unusual happens which will leave your heart heavy. 


  1. Killing Commendatore

Killing Commendatore
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Written By: Haruki Murakami

Narrated By: Kirby Heyborne

Length : 28 Hours 27 Minutes

Category: Fairly Tale, Folklore, Fiction & Literature

Coming from the BestSeller author of 1Q84, it is a story of a man, who after being abandoned by his wife, finds himself stuck in a mountain house of a famous artist where he discovers a strange painting which further opens up a circle of mysterious circumstances. Now in order to make things back to normal and close all the chaos he has created, he must complete a journey of a few tasks through different points in time and space. Like every work of  Murakami, this one is also surreal and different. Also considered an epic tour de force on love, loneliness, war, and peace. Killing Commendatore is a loving tribute to the greatest audiobook of all times- The Great Gatsby. 


  1. The girl on the train

The girl on the train
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Written By: Paula Hawkins

Narrated By: India Fisher, Clare Corbett, Louise Bradley 

Length: 10 Hours 59 Minutes

Category: Mystery, Thriller & Horror, Detective Stories & Suspense

Racheal is a simple girl with a simple life, who catches the same train daily. It is that one particular stop, a signal that allows her to witness a couple, whom she envies, breakfasting on their deck every day. Since it’s a routine she feels she knows them well, Jess and Jessy, she calls them. The couple’s life as far as Racheal sees is perfect until one day she sees something. Just for a minute until the train moves. Something shocking that will change her life forever and she won’t be just a girl on the train.


  1. And then there were none

And then there were none
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Written By: Agatha Christie

Narrated By: Dan Steven

Length: 06 Hours 02 Minutes

Category: Mystery & Murder , Thriller, & Suspense

Coming from the Queen of suspense– Agatha Christie, It is indeed one of the most famous and beloved murder mysteries. Ten People! An Invitation! an isolated island and a murder! Ten people receive an invitation to a mansion situated on an isolated island, the surprising part is none of them has met the host in person before, and neither are they going to meet him now. Everything looks fine and comfortable until they start sharing the stories of their wicked past and then one of them dies. With nobody to trust around, the nine others try to survive while the murderer strikes again and again! Will we get a survivor in the end?


  1. Sapiens: A brief history of humankind

Sapiens: A brief history of humankind
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Written By: Yuval Noah Harari

Narrated By: Derrick Perkins

Length: 15 Hours 20 Minutes

Category: Non- Fiction, History, Social Science 

An audiobook on history of humans from humans, Sapiens is New York Times BestSeller, which successfully made it to the summer reading picks of famous faces like Bill Gates, Barack Obama, and Mark Zuckerburg. Sapiens will expose the facts of history and biology on to how these two fields of study as played a vital role in making us what we are today as it is believed that around one hundred thousand years ago there were six species of humans inhabited Earth but it’s only us- Homo Sapiens who have survived and progressed to our highest potential and shall continue to in the near future.


  1. Atomic Habits

Atomic Habits
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Written By: James Clear

Narrated By: James Clear

Length: 5 hours 35 Minutes

Category: Health & Wellness, Self Help, Self Development 

People want to experience everything Larger than Life’ and they think that doing big things will help them make it big, but in the opinion of the world-renowned habit expert James Clear, you don’t require big changes rather it is those small hundred changes that bring you a larger share of the pie. Stuck in the web of our old and not so profitable habits? Well, the Atomic habits are your way out as it outlines how to form new habits, get rid of bad one and master the tiny everyday behaviours that will lead to remarkable results.


  1. A short history of nearly everything  

A short history of nearly everything
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Written By: Bill Bryson

Narrated By: Bill Bryson

Length: 5 Hours 48 Minutes

Category: Science & Technology, Biology & Chemistry, History, Astronomy & Physics 

We, humans are inquisitive by nature. We wish to know about everything around us, so did our author friend Bill Bryson. Looking for answers in everything around Bill came up with ‘A short history of nearly everything’, where it was his curiosity that gave us explanations on everything that has happened in history from the times when the universe was formed to the big bang to the present-day world. Covering any topic we as humans would like to know about, it a fine piece of work elaborated in simple yet engaging and impactful words


  1. Educated

Educated audiobook
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Written By : Tara Westover

Narrated By : Julia Whelan

Length : 12 Hours 11 Minutes

Category: Memoir, Biography, Health & Wellness

Tara was born in a family of survivalists, who lived on an isolated mountain of Idaho. During summers, Tara stewed herbs for her mother who was a midwife and a healer, and during winters she salvaged in her father’s junkyard. This was all about her life until she decided it to change it forever. As Tara and her family were so isolated from the rest of the world there was no one to ensure that children received proper education, but Tara wasn’t like others and wanted to educate herself and with a long wait set her foot in the classroom for the first time at the age of seventeen. And since then her destiny and hard work took her over oceans and across continents to Harvard and Cambridge University. 


  1. Becoming

Becoming Audiobook
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Written By : Michelle Obama

Narrated By : Michelle Obama

Length : 19 Hours 03 Minutes

Category: Memoir, Biography, Woman, History

Michelle Obama’s  Becoming, apart from winning hearts it has also made it to the list of BestSellers across the globe. As all of us have witnessed the beautiful journey of this iconic personality of our era and beyond, she through this audiobook has invited her listeners into her world. She has shared a lot of experience from her childhood, to her role as a first lady; the first African American to serve in that role and side by side balancing her role as a mother. Her entire life she has made the greatest contributions towards society. It is only through Becoming, as you listen to her, you’ll carry more inspiration to be like her. 


  1. The alchemist

The alchemist audiobook
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Written By: Paulo Coelho

Narrated By: Jeremy Irons

Length: 4 Hours 01 Minute

Category: Health & Wellness, Fiction & Literature, Mindfulness 

Paulo Coelho knows how to create magic through his words, and the alchemist is proof of it. This universally admired novel had already made it big with millions of copies sold worldwide, it has indeed touched so many lives to make it nothing less than a modern classic. It is a story of a simple shepherd boy named Santiago, whose only desire is to find a treasure so extravagant as ever. It is this burning desire which marks his journey from Spain to Egypt. The story teaches us the importance of true wisdom by following or dreams and reading between the lines. 


  1. A good soldier: A tale of passion

A good soldier: A tale of passion
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Written By: Ford Madox Ford

Narrated By: VibriVox Volunteers

Length: 7 Hours & 40 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature

Just Before World War II, two perfect couples meet at a spa in Germany and directly connect to each other post which they share a warm and comfortable friendship for the coming until one day, which turns everything around and results in consequences nobody could ever think of. The entire piece of work is narrated in a flashback in nonchronological order, a technique mastered by Madox Ford, and is also considered to be inspired by the messy personal life of his where he has discussed two incidences of adultery and tragedy.


  1. Shoe dog

Shoe dog audiobook
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Written By: Phil Knight 

Narrated By: Norbert Leo Butz  

Length: 13 Hours 21 Minutes    

Category: Memoir, Health & Wellness, Fitness, Business

A story a young man, aged 24 years old, was on a mission to back his passion for athletics. He believed that he could produce running shoes in a better way with higher quality and a lower price. Just out of business school, Phil Knight instead of working for a big corporate he wanted to start something of his own. He bought fifty dollars from his father to launch a company on the lines of his final year project which is today known as Nike. In the audiobook, he takes you through his roller-coaster ride of ups and downs, his human relationships with everyone at work who made Nike today an iconic brand.


  1. The Trial

The Trial
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Written By: Franz Kafka

Narrated By: Todd McLaren

Length: 9 Hours 0 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature

Indeed one of the greatest works of Kafka, The Trial is a classic of the 20th century. Story of Josef K, who has been arrested for an unknown crime by an unknown authority for an unspecified reason. The story kicks in when he is summoned to appear in court for his trial. Kafka, without pointing any edgy words towards the legal system, has described how Josef, while proving himself innocent had been deprived of his basic human rights. The story somehow was left unfinished due to the death of Kafka in 1924, yet its context on power, justice, freedom, and isolation remains as relevant as ever.


  1. Dark Matters

Dark Matters
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Written By: Blake Crouch

Narrated By: Jon Lindstorm

Length: 10 Hours 09 Minutes

Category : Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Horror

One fine day when Jason was walking back home, he suddenly heard a voice which questioned him “Are you happy in your life?” and before he could answer it he was abducted by a mask man and sent off to a place he has no clue about. On waking up he finds himself surrounded by strangers wearing Hazmat suits, while one of them says” welcome back, my friend” Perplexed and lost, Jason finds it difficult to determine whether all the happening is for real or he is experiencing a bad dream yet reality he has no escape from!


  1. Love in the time of Cholera

Love in the time of Cholera
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Written By: Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Narrated By: Armando Duran

Length: 15 Hours 44 Minutes

Category: Love, Fiction & Literature

Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza, in their youth, were really passionate about each other. While their love for each other was blooming, Fermina took an unfortunate decision and married a wealthy doctor, leaving Florentino devastated, but somehow, he still loved her which with each passing day deepened. Fermina’s husband died and Florentino pays a visit to his funeral. After 50 years, 9 months, and 4 days of confessing his feeling to Fermina for the first time, he does it again. The author here compares lovesickness to Cholera, both showing similar symptoms in a man. Armando Duran did the brilliant narration.


  1. The hunger games

The hunger games
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Written By: Suzanne Collins

Narrated By: Tatiana Maslany

Length: 10 Hours 36 Minutes

Category: Science- Fiction & Fantasy

In the novel, author Suzanne Collins has created a fascinating dystopian world. Once known as North America, on its ruins stands a shining capitol of Panem, which is surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Annually the strict capital demands from its district to send one boy and a girl between the ages of 12-16 to participate in an annual hunger game– a fight to the death on live TV. Katniss, 16, steps up in order to keep her younger sister from being required to participate. She has done it before and survived it but that was a mere chance. Will she be able to survive the fight this time? Listen this audiobook to know more.


  1. The fault in our stars 

The fault in our stars
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Written By: John Green

Narrated By: Kate Rudd

Length: 7 Hours 16 Minutes

Category: Love, Tough Topics 

What will you do when you learned that there’s hardly any time left for you to live. Will you follow your dreams or just let the days past until you land up in the grave. Story of Hazel and Augustus, fault in our stars explores the funny, thrilling, emotional, and tragic moments of being alive and in love. Hazel, a simple girl, who is fighting her battles against cancer detected while on its last stage, enters Augustus at cancer kid support group which rewrites Hazel’s life in his own beautiful ways. Will she survive the deadly disease with all the happiness around? 


  1. A wrinkle in time

A wrinkle in time audiobook
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Written By: Madeleine L’Engle

Narrated By: Hope Davis, Madeleine L’Engle, Charlotte Jone Voiklis,Ava Duverney.

Length: 6 Hours, 27 Minutes

Category: Fairy Tales, Folklore, Mystery & Fantasy, Classics

Meg Murry, her little brother Charles Wallace and their mother were peacefully enjoying their midnight snack before they got a knock on the door. Visited by an earthly creation who told them about “Tesseract” which is what the title is all about. While connecting the dots the family could form a connection between this creation and Meg’s father, who went missing while conducting his research on time travel. Meg, along with her friend starts her journey to find her father is faced by evil creations of space. Will she ever be able to meet her father? Listen to this audiobook.


  1. Brave new world

Brave new world
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Written By: Aldous Huxley

Narrated By: Micheal York

Length: 7 Hours 59 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature Classics

Don’t we all think about what the future world looks like? will it get better or worse than now? So would have to be the thoughts of writer Aldous Huxley when he came up with the book Brave new world which is an impactful yet nightmarish version of the future…Future which is now ‘ the present’ that leaves chills in your spine. In this audiobook you’ll get to know and compare the world Aldous predicted and how it actually looks like! but is he correct about the future we now live in? The brave new world will answer all these perspectives.


  1. The strange case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

The strange case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde
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Written By: Robert Louis Stevenson

Narrated By: Nicolas Soames, John L Sessions

Length: 3 Hours 11Minutes

Category: Psychology, Fiction & Literature, Classics

How can two people reside in one human body, where one is completely parallel from each other, and as we know parallel lines never intersect! But what if they do? A psychological thriller that gave birth to the idea of dual personality, is a story of respected Dr. Jekyll and his alter ego Edward Hyde, who are two different personalities residing in the same human whose constant fight is choosing the good and the bad of his own personalities. The audiobook has left such an impact in the history of language where the phase,” Jekyll and Hyde” is often used to refer to the person with dual personality.


  1. The call of the wild

The call of the wild audiobook
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Written By: Jack London

Narrated By: Roger Dressler

Length: 5 Hours 04 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature Classics 

Even if you have never experience having a dog as a pet you’ll still agree to the fact that dogs are the most loyal and loving god’s creations who can through their actions, reciprocate the feeling of joy and emotions towards humans. The story of the call of the wild revolves around a man’s best friend- a domesticated dog named Buck who is part of St Bernard and Scotch Shepherd dog who shows the strength of both breeds when he gets stolen and is sold off as a sled dog. Throughout his adventure he struggles with his hardships until one fine day, he finally gets a chance to leave everything behind and return to nature. But will he choose to run away or stay in the man’s world?

This is highly recommended audiobook for Dog lover.


  1. Gone Girl

Gone Girl
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Written By: Gillian Flynn

Narrated By: Kirby Heyborne & Julia Whelan

Length: 19 Hours 12 Minutes

Category: Mystery, Thriller Fiction, Suspense

What happens when your life partner goes missing that too on your anniversary and the world instead of understanding your concerns for your partner puts you on the radar. It was a beautiful day as presents were wrapped and reservations were made for Amy and Nick’s fifth wedding anniversary. Everything was perfect until Amy went missing leaving behind all the suspicions on Nick, her husband. As there was a new development in the investigation it was through her diary one could be clear that she may not be an innocent victim. But where is she? Is she alive or the one who never returns!


  1. Invisible Man

Invisible Man
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Written By: Ralph Ellison

Narrated By: Joe Morton

Length: 18 Hours 30 Minutes

Category: Black literature, Fiction, Classics

Featuring both the highs and lows of an American Negro, the book- Invisible Man was published in the year 1952. A powerful story filled with comedy and irony makes you think about the position of Negros in the American society of those times. A nameless narrator takes you on his brief yet important journey from childhood school days to graduation days and finally to New York’s Harlem where all the action takes place. Betrayed, left alone, and befriended he finds himself by himself getting him the name- Invisible man ! will he go visible or choose to stay the society wants him to.


  1. Alice’s adventure in wonderland

Alice’s adventure in wonderland
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Written By: Lewis Carroll

Narrated By:  Peter Yearsly

Length: 2 hours 40 Minutes

Category: Kids classic, Literature

One moment you are sitting comfortably in your own sweet world and the moment you land up in a new place where everything is so confusing. Well, this is what happens with our dearest Alice, who while catching a white rabbit falls through a rabbit hole to enter a  fantasy world way different than reality. This wonderland is full of unpredictable events, mad tea parties, and talking animals. While things look perfect and fine one moment, may start looking depressing the next moment taking Alice on a roller coaster ride of emotions. Alice is indeed one of the greatest characters of all time which is enjoyed and celebrated by audiences of all ages.


  1. Americanah

Americanah Audiobook
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Written By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Narrated By: Adjao Andoh

Length: 17 Hours 32 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature 

Story of love, separation, and race, it revolves around two teens named Ifemelu and Obinze, who fall in love with each other in Nigeria which is under military dictatorship. People have been moving out of Nigeria to live a better life, and it is because of this very reason Ifemelu moves to America while Obinze moves to London to live a dangerous and undocumented life as he won’t be allowed to enter America post 9/11. Ifemelu, in America, faces new changes every day, especially related to her race. Defeated and triumphs are now a part of her life she cannot ignore! Will Ifemelu and Obinze meet again and have a normal life like before?


  1. Little women

Little women
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Written By: Louisa May Alcott

Narrated By: Barbara Caruso 

Length: 19 Hours 40 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature Classics

Louisa May has put in a lot of personal description of her youthful days while writing, little women. It is a story of the Marches sisters. Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy, who were raised in New England during the civil war by their mother, while their father served as a chaplain during the war. The story explores the bond between these sisters and domestic adventures made up of little moments like when they all try to put in their efforts of increasing their family’s income, or have emotions for one another or discuss their love affairs and above all their destinies as women.


  1. The catcher in the Rye

The catcher in the Rye
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Written By: Stanley P. Baldwin

Narrated By: Nick  Podehl

Length: 3 Hours 08 Minutes

Category: Literature

Teenage is confusing years of your life as you consider yourself to be big enough to fit in adult’s shoes with your little feet. Holden, 16, wants to be ‘Catcher in the Rye’ meaning that he wishes to save children from falling off the cliff, where cliff can be interpreted as a metaphor for entering adulthood. What led to this thought in the first place? Well, in the morning Holden was expelled from prep school, furious yet confused, that very day he decided to rail against the ‘Phoniness’ of adulthood. Will he be successful in his little mission?


  1. All the light we cannot see

All the light we cannot see
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Written By: Anthony Doerr

Narrated By: Julie Teal

Length: 17 Hours 01 Minute

Category: Literature

Declared as the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, 2015 in fiction, it is a story of blind French girl Marie Laure and a German boy, Werner, an orphan. While Marie lives in Paris with her father, Werner lives with his younger sister Jutta. When Paris was occupied by Germans, Marie along with her father moved to Saint-Malo on the Brittany Coast where her destiny collided with Werner, who chanced upon to be a part of the military because of his talent and enthusiasm in crude radio. The author here tries to convey that, no matter what the circumstances there is little good in everyone as they try to help others against all odds.


  1. Housekeeping

Housekeeping
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Written By: Marilynne Robinson

Narrated by: Theresa Plummer

Length: 6 Hours 24 Minutes

Category: Family, Fiction & Life

Winner of the Hemingway Award, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and Lucile, who were raised by different women during their course of life. It was their grandmother who took care of them initially, then it was their two aunts and finally Sylvie, remote sister of their dead mother. The family puts up in the beautiful town of Fingerbone on the glacial lake, ironically the same lake which took away Ruth’s and Lucille’s grandfather and mother in different incidents which left a dent on the family’s life and heart. The story describes the beauty of struggle, loss, and survival and how it illuminates your path


  1. The secret garden

The secret garden audiobook
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Written By: Frances Hodgson Burnett

Narrated By: Finola Hughes

Length: 08 Hours 23 Minutes

Category: Kids Classic, Health & Wellness, History, Family

India born, Mary Lennox was always under the watch of her Ayah (Nanny), who assisted her everywhere. She was a sick, sallow kid who wasn’t allowed to leave the house. The little girl already didn’t have a normal childhood. To make things worse she lost her parents to Cholera. Sent to York shine to be with the expectation that at least there she would be taken care of but her uncle who was busy mourning the death of his wife whom he lost 10 years back. To overcome his grief, her uncle traveled to different places, leaving Mary to herself, isolated she felt until one day she chances upon a door to a secret garden. Her story sets a clear message that each child should be nurtured with love and care. It is a great audiobook for kids.


  1. Peter Pan

peter pan audiobook
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Written By: J M Barrie

Narrated By: Samantha Novak

Length: 4 Hours 48Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature

The classic tale of the boy, Peter Pan, initially appeared as a baby living a magical life among birds and fairies only to transform as a free-spirited naughty boy who can fly and relish his childhood forever as he was blessed with a lifelong fulfilled that he would never grow up. Cherishing every moment of his never-ending childhood he is up to ‘N’ number of adventures every day on a mythical island Neverland.


  1. As a man thinketh

As a man thinketh
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Written By: Allen James

Narrated By: Travis Burton

Length: 51 Minutes

Category: Psychology, Self development 

So many times we hear that “You are what you think to be” from people around us. Well, there’s no need to count as it will boil down to “too many times”. Based on a similar concept, As a Man Thinketh was published in the year 1903, with an attempt to enlighten people that it is their thought, whether good or bad, determine their lives. Allen, the author offers a deep understanding of thoughts and their significance in everyday life. This audiobook gives a solid message “A positive channelized thought can do wonders in shaping a happy and successful life of anyone.”


  1. Of mice & men

Of mice & men
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Written By: John Steinbeck 

Narrated By: Gary Sinise

Length: 03 Hours 11 Minutes 

Category: Fiction and Literature

Set Up in the backdrop of the United States during the times of depression in the 1930s, It is a tale of deeply cherished friendship that triumphs overall odds. George and Lennie are two friends crossing the country on foot to get work which will help them fulfill their great American dream of owning land and farm for themselves. George, an irresolute man who takes care of Lennie, a mentally disabled slow learner who gets stuck up in situations he never created. The author takes you on their journey of struggle where dreams look far away unachievable when the reality of society we live in strikes.


  1. Under the net

Under the net
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Written By: Iris Murdoch

Narrated By: Samuel West 

Length: 9 Hours 01 Minute 

Category: Classic Fiction & Literature 

A vintage classic this one was Iris Murdoch’s very first novel which is a blend of philosophy and tragedy. Set in London, it is a tale of Jake Donaghue, a struggling writer. Though clever but Jake is lazy, he gets kicked out of the house he stayed in, and that is where the turning point of the story begins. Homeless, he traces down his ex-girlfriend Anna and her actor sister Sadie. On meeting Anna, Jake feels the love connection to be still present between them. Life’s sorted as Jake loves Anna, Anna loves Jake, Hugo, a firework manufacturer turned movie producer and philosopher loves Sadie, and of course, Sadie loves Jake! Amidst find out Jake’s ticket to success. 


  1. Half of a yellow sun

Half of a yellow sun
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Written By : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 

Narrated By: Zainab Jah 

Length: 18 Hours 11 Minutes 

Category: Fiction & Literature General 

The story of deep love and war dates back to the late 1960s, which offers a heartfelt account of the Biafran War. The story revolves around five characters namely- Ugwa, 13, a houseboy who works for a university professor Odenigbo, then there is Olanna, the professor’s young and beautiful lover who has her life abandoned for her lover’s charm, Kainene, is the twin sister of Olanna and there’s Richard, a young shy boy who is attracted to Kainene. As the war strikes, the lives of these 5 people get entangled in a way they could never imagine. The audiobook on a wider sense is about Africa and how love can complicate simple things.


  1. Turtles all the way down

Turtles all the way down
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Written By: John Green 

Narrated By: Kate Rudd

Length: 7 Hours 12 Minutes 

Category: Teen, Tough topics, General

A brilliant work of love, friendship, and resilience, it is a tale of a sixteen-year-old, Aza Holmes, along with her fearless friend Daisy, is trying to solve the mystery of vanished billionaire Russell Pickett and the only motive behind doing so is the reward of thousand dollar reward. She is trying really hard to be a good friend, a good doctor, and a good human while managing her anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Green, the author who has also minor OCD has tried to bring to light the tough topic of mental health in adults. 


  1. Lean In

Lean In
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Written By: Sheryl Sandberg 

Narrated By: Elisa Donovan 

Length: 6 Hours 27 Minutes 

Category: Non- Fiction, Memoir, Business & Economics, Management & Leadership 

Coming from the COO of Facebook- Sheryl Sandberg, a memoir so celebrated by women and understood by men is about women at work and leadership roles. A lot of successful people do talk about women empowerment and how women should be treated at work but nothing could show and tell it better than Sandberg. Through her very own experiences she has described women how unintentionally hold themselves back in career. As Sheryl shifts the paradigm from what women can do to what women can do at work with all the practical application to back her words, you can say this piece of work is indeed a ‘call to action’ button for every working woman. 


  1. Deep Work

Deep Work
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Written By: Cal R Proby & Thorben Newport

Narrated By: Jesse Gross

Length: 0 Hours 26 Minutes

Category: Business & Economics and Career Development

Whether work or home, do you find yourself checking your phone and other electronic media all the time? You may not realize but this habit of yours is taking you far away from your success? but the good thing is that you aren’t alone. With the increase in technology and social and electronic media, we are losing our ability to focus on one specific task in order to generate the highest potential results. In all, we have lost the essence of deep work. Deep work is the ability to completely focus on one task without getting distracted and that is what this audiobook will teach you because a person with deep work as a skill is unbeatable and irreplaceable.


  1. Elon Musk

Elon Musk
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Written By: Ashlee Vance

Narrated By: Fred Sanders

Length: 13 Hours 25 Minutes

Category: Biography, Memoir, Science & Technology, Business & Economics, Business Development

The man behind Tesla, SpaceX, PayPal, and Solar City, Elon Musk has always dreamt big not just for himself but for the planet as well as for the people he shares this planet with. From the very beginning of his career, he made his intentions crystal clear that all he wants to do is save the Earth, send citizens into space so they can form a colony on Mars and he wants to make money by doing all this. He wants to know about his dreams and through Tech reporter’s Ashlee Vance you’ll get to know a lot about him. With such a high obsession with technology Elon Musk is to Tech what Steve Jobs was to IT.


  1. 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People

7 Habits of highly effective people Audiobook
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Written By: Stephen R. Covey

Narrated By: Stephen R. Covey

Length: 13 Hours 00 Minutes

Category: Health & Wellness, Self Development

The best way to adapt to a change is to learn by taking inspiration from other successful people who have certain and defined habits that made them what they are today. Stephen R. Covey brings to you the list of such highly practiced habits of the famous. An integrated list of seven habits will help to transform your problems into opportunities on both personal and professional levels and help you carve the future you have been waiting for. So wait no more and dive into the wisdom of what can bring you life of your dreams.


  1. Riot

Riot
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Written By: Shashi Tharoor

Narrated By: Vikrant Chaturvedi

Length: 9 Hours 35 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature, Culture

Priscilla Hart, 24, an American student who came to India, with a lot of expectations to volunteer in women’s health program, but unfortunately was stabbed to death in the city brimming with political and communal tensions and is on the edge of riots between Hindu and Muslims. As her murder mystery surfaces, a question arises as to who would kill such a bright, enthusiast, and highly motivated girl. What she killed for a personal reason or became a soft victim of riots the city was facing. Riot will leave you seated on a roller coaster of experiences that will amaze as well as haunt you.


  1. The Age Of Innocence

The age of innocence
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Written By: Edith Wharton

Narrated By: Brenda Dayne

Length: 12 Hours 26 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature Classics

The novel won a Pulitzer Prize and the author Wharton was the first woman to win it. It is a story of how the lives of three people get entangled with twists and turn on the love. Newland Archer, a young attorney is heir to one of the New York city’s first family’s, who is all set to marry Mary, the one who is everything he ever dreamt of until Ellen, her elder cousin enters their life. Ellen left her European husband and appears in New York and refuses to conform to society and her family’s wishes. So despite his fear of failed marriage, Newland goes through with the ceremony yet continues to see Ellen.


  1. Tropic of cancer

Tropic of cancer
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Written By: Henry Miller

Narrated By: Campbell Scott

Length: 10 Hours 05 Minutes

Category: Modern Fiction & Classic

Banned for almost 27 years after its first publication in Paris of 1943 to now considered as a classic masterpiece by Henry Miller, its fate was just changed by a Historic court ruling that changed American Censorship standards. The story is a blend of memoir and fiction of life of a young writer describing his living conditions and lifestyle in Paris during 1930. It explores the emotions and feelings of a man who suffers from hunger, homelessness, loneliness and depression especially after separation from his beloved wife.


  1. Song of Solomon

Song of Solomon
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Written By: Toni Morrison

Narrated By: Toni Morrison

Length: 2 hours 57 minutes

Category: Coming of Age

Toni Morrison’s third opens with the death of Robert Smith, a man who attempted to fly from the mercy hospital which resulted in his death that created a scene of panic and sent a full-term pregnant woman into labor who gave birth to Milkman Dead III, the first African- American to be born in a hospital. Milkman’s home environment was quite stressful because of his strained relationship with his parents. But there was a striking similarity between Milkman and Richard, the man who died on the day milkman was born. They both had an obsession for flying ! were they connected or it’s just a coincidence.


  1. Of human bondage

Of human bondage
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Written by: W Somerset Maugham

Narrated By: Tom Weiss

Length: 25 Hours 49 Minutes

Category: General, Fiction & Literature

Philip Carey, Lost his parents at the tender age of 9. Orphaned he was sent to live with his childless aunt and uncle while his aunt loved him but she didn’t know how to behave and on the other hand, his uncle was cold with him. Unhappy he was almost by himself in his entire childhood even at the boarding school he was sent to. But he did have deep desires for love, art, and experience. After a failed art career he finally moved to London and fell in love with a waitress who changed his life up and down! Was it for the good or he will feel tangled once again?


  1. The portrait of a lady

The portrait of a lady
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Written By: Henry James

Narrated By: Elizabeth McGovern

Length: 05 Hours 14 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature, Classics

Isabel Archer, a high spirited young American woman, who wasn’t just a pretty face but brains too. She arrived in Europe to channelize her intelligence and highest talents as she always believed that the world was a place blooming with opportunities that could get her name and fame. But to her destiny, she lands up in a mess just to realize that all the glitters aren’t gold and she has been living in a delusion all her life. Though she acquired a lot of wealth but lost most of it in a blink of a moment. Like a piece of fine work, you will experience the themes of personal freedom, responsibility, and betrayal.


  1. Nostromo

Nostromo
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Written By:  Joseph Conrad

Narrated By: Various Readers

Length: 17 Hours 43 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature

The author, Joseph Conrad developed high-quality characters of the story which none has seen, heard, or experienced before. Set in fictitious South America, Nostromo is a non-hero kind of a character. The story begins halfway through a revolution where a rich businessman Charles Gould, in order to maintain peace and process his silver mine, supports the current dictator, but suddenly the tables turn and war strikes and in the process, he has to save silver for which he chooses Nostromo with his silver boat. Will Nostromo, as a selfish character, save the silver from reaching the revolutionaries or will he keep it for himself and blame the snatch on them?


  1. The Good Earth

The good Earth
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Written By: Pearl S Buck

Narrated By: Anthony Heald

Length: 10 Hours 40 Minutes

Category: Classic, Fiction & Literature

Pearl S. Buck, bagged a Pulitzer for this one as he wrote a tale on a Chinese farmer named Wang Lung, who along with his family lives in agrarian China. He not only works hard for the soil he lives on but also respects and nurtures it as land nurtures him too. Around him, there are nobles of the house of Hwang who consider themselves above land and workers. Times were lovely until the city met sometimes with flood and sometimes with drought which forced families to look for work outside the city, frustrated the workers broke in houses of the rich and forced them to flee. But there was Wang Lung who did something special that led to his rise even when the house of Hwang was falling.


  1. Crime and punishment

Crime and punishment
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Written By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Narrated By: Expatriate

Length: 19 Hour 52 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature, Psychology, Thriller, Murder Mystery

A terrifying murder mystery and a fascinating detective thriller, this fine piece of work are indeed is one of the best by the author. The story focuses upon the mental anguish and dilemmas of a desperate and impoverished student named Rodion Romanovich Raskolnikov who plans and executes murder for the benefit of the person who is murdered as well as for his own. The kind of logic which is hard to understand. The audiobook takes its listen into the darkest mode of a criminal mind who finds it difficult to differentiate between the good and the ugly.


  1. The road

The road by
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Written By: Cormac McCarthy

Narrated By: Tom Stechschulte

Length: 6 Hours 42 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature

A father and son duo walk through the remains of burned America. They are heading towards the coast without having an understanding of whether they’ll find something worth traveling till there or not yet they are hopeful through bone-chilling cold snowfall, the dark sky, and the ravaged landscapes. And to their survival they have the minimum; a pistol to defend them, the only clothes they are wearing, and a cart of scavenged food but above they have each other by their side and that is what makes them do things even in these worst times. Strength to each other but will they survive the road traveled?


  1. As I lay dying

As I lay dying audiobook
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Written By: William Faulker

Narrated By: Various Readers

Length: 6 Hours 51 Minutes

Category: Fiction & Literature, Classics

A 20thcentury classic, As I Lay dying was selected by the modern library as one of the best 100 novels of all times as it was loved worldwide by an audience of all ages. Originally published in the year 1930, it surrounds the journey and adventures of Addie Burden’s family who travel all the way to Jefferson, Mississippi just to fulfill her last wish i.e to get buried in her native. The story is narrated by each character one by one about their experiences which range from a mood of dark comedy to deepest pathos. The work brings out the best of Faulker’s imagination and leaves an impact on anyone who comes across it.


  1. The story of my life

The story of my life
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Written By: Hellen Keller

Narrated By: Mary Woods

Length: 7 Hours 15 Minutes

Category: Memoir, History & Culture

Hellen Keller’s life was never easy, but her motto “there are no handicaps, only challenges”, indeed helped her overcome all the setbacks and difficulties life threw at her. She was not even nineteen months old when a serious illness left her deaf and blind and to make it worse it was soon enough she turned mute, but through her sheer determination and help of her mentor and friend, Anne Sullivan, whom she met at the age of 9, she learned to speak and prepared herself for preschool at the age of 16 and later joined Radcliffe and graduated with honors. The memoir is about courage and will to do everything no matter what.


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