Naxos AudioBooks has long been dedicated to creating exemplary audiobook recordings of Jane Austen classics, employing the amazing vocal talents of Juliet Stevenson and Emilia Fox. Now, for the first time, the entire collection of these perennially popular novels is available as an audiobook box set – providing over 80 hours of compelling storytelling. This magnificent collection includes Austen’s major novels and recordings of her unfinished novels – Sanditon and The Watsons. Jane Austen - the Complete Novels offers a supremely enjoyable experience of Austen’s novels and is an essential collector’s item. Jane Austen is the doyenne of classic literature, an icon whose novels have exerted massive influence over popular culture and scholarly discussion alike. Her good-humoured, satirical style has proved to be irresistible, and the characters of her imagination – from the odious Mr Collins to the bumbling chatterbox Miss Bates – are beloved to scores of people across the globe.
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• This complete and unabridged collection of Austen’s novels, encased in a luxury box set, is the perfect Christmas gift • A BBC dramatisation of Emma is scheduled for autumn 2009 • Austen’s novels have been continuously in print since the nineteenth century • Interest in Austen’s novels continues unabated, as demonstrated by the frequent adaptations for television and film • Juliet Stevenson and Emilia Fox have been highly praised for their Austen recordings