Download Les Misérables: Radio Drama of the Classic Victor Hugo Masterpiece Audiobook

Les Misérables: Radio Drama of the Classic Victor Hugo Masterpiece Audiobook, by Victor Hugo Extended Sample Click for printable size audiobook cover
Author: Victor Hugo Narrator: a full cast, Jim Hodges Publisher: Made for Success Format: Audio Theater Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Old Time Radio Show Collection Release Date: May 2017 ISBN: 9781538400722
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Bring history back to life through Jim Hodges’ historically accurate, exciting and edifying audio recordings.

Victor Hugo wrote in his classic Les Misérables, Book 5, Chapter 4: “God is behind everything, but everything hides God.” I don’t know if you have seen either the stage musical or the movie rendition of Victor Hugo’s immortal classic Les Misérables (an epic story of redemption set in Paris after the French Revolution) but I have never seen a production that more clearly illustrates the saving grace of God and the change that can be had for anyone willing to accept it.

This 1937 Old Time Radio Show dramatization, written, produced, and performed by none other than the incomparable Orson Wells, of “War of the Worlds” fame. The story is faithfully retold (with questionable subjects carefully camouflaged) and is suitable for students aged 10 and older. This live recording, masterfully performed by an incredible professional cast, includes sound effects, music, and an unforgettable story. You will not be disappointed.

Look for the Old Time Radio Show Collection from the 30s, 40s, and 50s! These classic stories will capture your attention as they reenact history in short programs.

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  • “Still manages to grip the reader with its epic narrative sweep and all-embracing humanism.”

    Sunday Times (London)

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About the Author

Victor Hugo (1802–1885) was a poet, novelist, dramatist, and leader of the romantic movement in France. He also played an active part in political life. His literary works best known in English include Les Misérables, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Ninety-Three.

About the Narrators

Scott Brick, an acclaimed voice artist, screenwriter, and actor, has performed on film, television, and radio. He attended UCLA and spent ten years in a traveling Shakespeare company. Passionate about the spoken word, he has narrated a wide variety of audiobooks. winning won more than fifty AudioFile Earphones Awards and several of the prestigious Audie Awards. He was named a Golden Voice by AudioFile magazine and the Voice of Choice for 2016 by Booklist magazine.

Jim Hodges began reading aloud in the second grade with a stirring rendition of Dick and Jane. He continued to volunteer to speak throughout his schooling years, performed as a newscaster while in the Navy, and participated in community theater groups. His wife, Monica, once asked what his dream job would be. He answered, “I’d record books.” And so began Jim Hodges Audio Books, producing unabridged recordings of the G. A. Henty historical novels, children’s books, Overtly Christian titles, and classic literature.