Historical fiction by G. A. Henty is read by storyteller Jim Weiss on these audio CD sets. You can use these sets to supplement your history curriculum. Jim Weiss has a dramatic reading ability that is sure to entertain your children.
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Henty Books Audio For Ages 7 to Adult
The Cat of Bubastes CD Set
Six hours of adventure in ancient Egypt (1250 BC), written by G. A. Henty and read by storyteller Jim Weiss. Amid chariot battles and court intrigues, Nile crocodiles and desert bandits, a young man finds friendship, love and his own destiny in The Cat of Bubastes.
Abridged. Running Time: 6 hours. Set includes 6 CDs.
The Young Carthaginian CD Set
Nine hours of thrilling adventure as Hannibal of Carthage battles mighty Rome (220 BC, Rome and Carthage), written by G. A. Henty and read by storyteller Jim Weiss. You’ll be there to cross the perilous, snow-choked Alps; battle bloodthirsty beasts; duel cunning traitors in vividly drawn ancient cities; even defy overwhelming Roman armies. Engaging characters and rousing, historically accurate adventure in a thoughtfully abridged recording of the Young Carthaginian.
Abridged. Running Time: 9 hours. Set includes 7 CDs.
Beric the Briton CD Set
Ten hours of intriguing adventure in Ancient Britain and Rome, Beric the Briton was written by G. A. Henty and is read by storyteller Jim Weiss. Beric, a dashing young British chieftain, must fight for liberty, from the forests of his homeland, where he defies legendary Roman legions, to the Roman Coliseum, where he must employ gladiatorial skills to defend a persecuted maiden. G. A. Henty provides fascinating details of life in a Roman villa, in the imperial palace, and in the villages of tribal Britons; and accurately show the strengths that allowed the Romans to conquer their empire and the weaknesses that would end it.
Abridged. Running Time: 10 hours. Set includes 8 CDs.