The Tao Te Ching

  • by Man Ho Kwok, Jay Ramsay, Martin Palmer
  • Narrated by Nigel Hawthorne
  • 1 hrs and 16 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Sir Nigel Hawthorne's inspiring reading brings to life this new translation of Lao Tzu's 2,500 year old Chinese classic. Probably the most influential spiritual book in human history, the Tao Te Ching translates as The Classic of The Tao and Its Power.In 80 short chapters, it reveals a profound view of the Tao, a unique and satisfying way of life and nature. This revered collection of wise sayings and commentaries is a complete guide to living the sagely life and finding a calm and tranquil center in the midst of the chaos and stress of 21st-century life.

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Sound sound!

Excellent reading by Nigel Hawthorne, well worth getting. An easy to listen to voice giving a fine interpretation of ancient words of wisdom.
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- Al

classic - well narrated

If you could sum up The Tao Te Ching in three words, what would they be?

Very abstract, but have listened to it many time. Shame it is abridged


Who was your favorite character and why?

Those who speak, do not know, Those who know, do not speak.


What does Nigel Hawthorne bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Great actor, gives a very good performance of a classic text


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Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-07-2008
  • Publisher: Mark Forstater