William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time.
Three of the finest novels of the 19th century are brought together in this wide-ranging collection.
From the rumblings of provincial England in Silas Marner and Cranford to a wild and dangerous journey across the Holy Lands in Ivanhoe, these classic novels of the Georgian and Victorian period are as relevant and important today as they ever have been.
These classic stories are read by Fawlty Towers’ Prunella Scales; The Jewel in the Crown’s Tim Pigott-Smith; and Dame Judi Dench.
This collection includes:
- Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell, read by Prunella Scales
- Ivanhoe by Walter Scott, read by Tim Pigott-Smith
- Silas Marner by George Eliot, read by Dame Judi Dench