Free: Hear Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, Read by Hans Conried (1958)

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Briefly not­ed: Over on Spo­ti­fy you can stream a clas­sic audio book of Robert Louis Steven­son’s Trea­sure Island (iPad/iPhone – Kin­dle + Oth­er For­mats – Read Online). Record­ed in 1958 by char­ac­ter actor Hans Con­ried, this clas­sic pirate’s tale runs 5 hours, 20 minutes–which is short­er than oth­er record­ings avail­able on the mar­ket, sug­gest­ing that it’s abridged. But nonethe­less it’s worth the lis­ten. Con­ried’s read­ing (which can also be pur­chased online) will be added to our col­lec­tion, 1,000 Free Audio Books: Down­load Great Books for Free. Steven­son’s text itself appears in our col­lec­tion of Free eBooks. If you need Spo­ti­fy’s free soft­ware, down­load it here.

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