Redwall by Brian Jacques audiobook

Redwall

By Brian Jacques
Read by Brian Jacques and a full cast

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The Redwall Series: Book 1

10.69 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781400085798

When Redwall was published in 1987 it catipulted author Brian Jacques to international stardom. And small wonder! This enthralling tale is jam-packed with the things we long for in a great adventure: danger, laughter, hairbreath excapes, tragedy, mystery, a touch of wonder, a truly despicable villain, and a hero we can take to heart. That hero is Matthias, a young mouse who must rise above his fears and failures to save his friends at Redwall Abbey. The villain is Cluny the Scourage, one of the most deliciously despicable rats of all time. The unforgettable cast of supporting characters includes the stalwart badger Constance, an irrepressible hare named Basil Stag Hare, and the elderly wisemouse Brother Methuselah. But most of all there is Matthias, seeking his true destiny in a journey that will lead through danger and despair to true wisdom.

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Summary

Summary

Winner of Audie Awards, 1998

When Redwall was published in 1987 it catipulted author Brian Jacques to international stardom. And small wonder! This enthralling tale is jam-packed with the things we long for in a great adventure: danger, laughter, hairbreath excapes, tragedy, mystery, a touch of wonder, a truly despicable villain, and a hero we can take to heart.

That hero is Matthias, a young mouse who must rise above his fears and failures to save his friends at Redwall Abbey. The villain is Cluny the Scourage, one of the most deliciously despicable rats of all time. The unforgettable cast of supporting characters includes the stalwart badger Constance, an irrepressible hare named Basil Stag Hare, and the elderly wisemouse Brother Methuselah.

But most of all there is Matthias, seeking his true destiny in a journey that will lead through danger and despair to true wisdom.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Filled with rousing adventure, strong characters, and vibrant settings. The Boston Sunday Globe
Packed with action and imbued with warmth…richly inventive. Kirkus Reviews
Jacques’s effortless, fast-paced narrative gets its readers quickly hooked. He clearly loves this other world he has created—there’s a genius sense of involvement and care (lots of lovingly descriptive passages), as well as an overflowing, driving imagination. Birmingham Post
A richly imagined world in which bloody battles vie for attention with copious feasting and tender romancing. The Cincinnati Enquirer
The Redwall books...add a touch of chivalry and adventure reminiscent of the King Arthur stories. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Old-fashioned swashbuckling adventure. Locus
Jacques extols the virtues of honor and valor…[The Redwall Novels] are a good read, with enticing maps, plenty of songs, a dose of natural history, and loads of excitement, charm, and humor. The Irish Times
Wonderfully imaginative. The New York Times Book Review
Children are privileged to enter the rich world of Redwall and Mossflower. So are the parents who get to come along. The Boston Phoenix
A grand adventure story. Once the reader is hooked, there is no peace until the final page. Chicago Sun-Times
Brian Jacques has the true fantasy writer’s ability to create a wholly new and believable world. School Library Journal

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Author

Author Bio: Brian Jacques

Author Bio: Brian Jacques

Brian Jacques has had many professions, including longshoreman, truck driver, and folk singer. In addition to the vast readership he has earned with his Redwall novels, Brian has earned a devoted army of listeners with his weekly radio program on BBC Merseyside. For this recording Brian himself leads a full cast of actors in bringing to life the adventures of the inhabitants of Redwall Abbey.

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Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 10.69
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English