Argo Classics - Quick Classics Collection: 20th-Century Writers: The Secret Agent, Sons and Lovers, Ghost Stories (Argo Classics): Abridged edition

By Joseph Conrad, D. H. Lawrence and M. R. James, Read by Tim Pigott-Smith, Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Michael Hordern

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.

This collection brings together the best British writing of the 20th century, narrated by a trio of beloved voices from the stage and screen. From the ghost stories of M.R. James to the intensity of D.H. Lawrence’s Sons and Lovers, as well as the intrigue of Joseph Conrad’s spy thriller, The Secret Agent, these enthralling modern classics will delight every listener.

These classic stories are read by The Jewel in the Crown’s Tim Pigott-Smith; legendary Shakespearean actor, Sir Michael Hordern; and Sir Ian McKellen.

This collection includes:
• The Secret Agent by Joseph Conrad, read by Tim Pigott-Smith
• Sons and Lovers by D. H. Lawrence, read by Sir Ian McKellen
• Ghost Stories by M. R. James, read by Sir Michael Hordern

Format: Audio-Book
Release Date: 08 Oct 2020
Pages: None
ISBN: 978-0-00-844121-0
Detailed Edition: Abridged edition
Polish-born Joseph Conrad is regarded as a highly influential author, and his works are seen as a precursor to modernist literature. His often tragic insight into the human condition in novels such as Heart of Darkness and The Secret Agent is unrivalled by his contemporaries.D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930) is regarded as one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. He published many novels and poetry volumes during his lifetime, including Sons and Lovers and Women in Love, but is best known for his infamousLady Chatterley\'s Lover.Montague Rhodes James (1862-1936) was an English author, medievalist scholar, and provost of King\'s College, Cambridge, and Eton College. He was also Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge from 1913–1915.