The Prince and the Pauper

  • by Mark Twain
  • Narrated by Andrew Timothy
  • 7 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

One of the great literary classics of Western literature. Set in 1547, this is the tale of a London beggar boy and the English prince who exchange identities.
Mark Twain, real name Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910), is one of the Great American Novelists. Friend to presidents, artists, indutrialists and European royalty, Twain is universally renowned for his wit and astute satire.
Please note: This is a vintage recording. The audio quality may not be up to modern day standards.


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Not credible but a good listen anyway

I have to admit that I always thought this was a children?s tale. Although the story is about children, it was clearly not written for them. There are scenes of great cruelty and hideous execution and one gripping episode when the young prince is kidnapped and tied up, expecting at any moment to be murdered by a homicidal priest. It?s a good story, even if very far fetched. Very different from other Mark Twain works,which has lead me to revisit some of his other books.

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- Claire

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-10-2008
  • Publisher: RNIB