Margaret Atwood

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Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is a multiple award-winning Canadian novelist and poet, known for The Handmaid's Tale, Cat's Eye, The Blind Assassin, and a host of other celebrated works. Below, a selection of audiobooks curated exclusively for Audible listeners by one of the most internationally renowned names in Canadian literature.
    • Three Day Road

    • Written by: Joseph Boyden
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 108

    Author Joseph Boyden makes his literary debut with this profound and moving Today’s Book Club pick that contemplates the lasting traumas of war....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A must read. Captivating from start to end.

    • By Travelmug on 2018-04-23
    • Written by: Joseph Boyden
    • Narrated by: Ruth Ann Phimister
    • Series: Bird Family Chronicles
    • Length: 15 hrs and 47 mins
    • Release date: 2010-06-02
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 116 ratings
    • Margaret says:
    • A First World War book with a difference, chronicling the role of the Indigenous hunters who became sure-shot snipers, and the many wounds inflicted by and upon them.
    • And Then There Were None

    • Written by: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155

    Ten strangers are lured to an isolated island mansion off the Devon coast by a mysterious "U.N. Owen." At dinner a recorded message accuses each of them in turn of having a guilty secret....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator and story are awesome

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-05-17
    • Written by: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Release date: 2013-09-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 171 ratings
    • Margaret says:
    • When my mother was over 90 and blind, her family read to her — as she read to us when we were small. We discovered that Agatha Christie was very well-suited to being read aloud: succinct sentences, finger-biting plot. Ten corpses on an island, with no way on or off.
    • Treasure Island

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • Written by: Robert Louis Stevenson, Marty Ross - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Philip Glenister, Daniel Mays, Catherine Tate, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89

    Audible Originals takes to the high seas to bring to life this timeless tale of pirates, lost treasure maps and mutiny....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Not the real book

    • By Hannah Dudney on 2019-02-11
    • A Wizard of Earthsea

    • The Earthsea Cycle, Book 1
    • Written by: Ursula K. Le Guin
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    When Sparrowhawk casts a spell that saves his village from destruction, Ogion, the Mage of Re Albi, encourages the boy to apprentice himself in the art of wizardry....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • really super good

    • By Jaelan on 2019-07-24
    • The Earthsea Cycle, Book 1
    • Written by: Ursula K. Le Guin
    • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
    • Series: Earthsea, Book 1
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 2009-04-10
    • 4 out of 5 stars 44 ratings
    • Margaret says:
    • Ursula K. LeGuin’s other-world story about a school for wizards and the lures and dangers of misusing power: a precursor to Harry Potter, and an enchanting set of tales in its own right.
    • Fifth Business

    • The Deptford Trilogy, Book 1
    • Written by: Robertson Davies
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    This first novel in The Deptford Trilogy introduces Ramsay, a man who returns from World War I destined to be caught in a no man's land where memory, history, and myth collide....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant!!!

    • By Raven Mad on 2018-05-09
    • The Deptford Trilogy, Book 1
    • Written by: Robertson Davies
    • Narrated by: Marc Vietor
    • Series: Deptford Trilogy, Book 1
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Release date: 2011-12-02
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 78 ratings
    • Margaret says:
    • The first book of the Deptford Triology: introducing the curmudgeonly Southern Ontario narrator, his eccentric views, and his connections with the world of magic. Davies was trained as an actor, and was well aware of the dramatic uses to which the human voice could be put.
    • The King Must Die

    • Written by: Mary Renault
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The epic of Thesus, the boy king of Eleusis, ritually preordained to die after one year of marriage to the sacred queen but who defies God's decree and claims his inheritance....

    • Written by: Mary Renault
    • Narrated by: Kris Dyer
    • Series: Theseus, Book 1
    • Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 2015-03-12
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1 rating
    • Margaret says:
    • If you like historical fiction, it’s hard to beat this one: the story of Theseus and the Minotaur, as it might have happened in reality: well-reasoned, with a grounding in archeology
    • Beloved

    • Written by: Toni Morrison
    • Narrated by: Toni Morrison
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Staring unflinchingly into the abyss of slavery, this spellbinding novel transforms history into a story as powerful as Exodus and as intimate as a lullaby....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A literary must read.

    • By Travelmug on 2019-01-03
    • Written by: Toni Morrison
    • Narrated by: Toni Morrison
    • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 2006-05-22
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 14 ratings
    • Margaret says:
    • I reviewed this tragic ghost story set in the time of American slavery when it first came out, and continue to find it haunting, dramatic, and expertly told.
    • The Lost World

    • Written by: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Catherine O'Brien
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Lost World is a novel released in 1912 by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle concerning an expedition to a plateau in the Amazon basin of South America....

    • Written by: Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated by: Catherine O'Brien
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Release date: 2017-03-09
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    • Margaret says:
    • I was obsessed with this book when I was 9 or 10. A motley group of adventurers (including two bickering scientists) sets out in search of a plateau in South America where dinosaurs are rumoured to still be alive. Guess what? They are!