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No time to read? Listen to five audiobooks on National Read a Book Day

British Council Digital Library offers five audiobooks for readers

My Kolkata Web Desk | Published 06.09.22, 06:47 PM
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This ‘National Read a Book Day’, listen to your favourite book at the British Council Digital Library.

It has a curated collection of audiobooks from classics to new books, fiction or non-fiction that you can enjoy anywhere, anytime if you do not have the time to read. So, build your playlist, put on your headphones and start listening to the works by your favourite writers.

Source: British Council Digital Library

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

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This is an absolute must for the lovers of thrillers filled with suspense. Curious minds are always onto something new and interesting. Thriller novels, when narrated, have their own feel of interesting whims and fancies. This novel by one of the best-selling authors of all time is considered as one of the most mysterious novels. It has a baffling traditional thriller background with cases involving blackmail and murder.

Source: British Council Digital Library

Love After Love by Ingrid Persaud

If you are a true romantic, this is one of the best romance audiobooks for you. There’s a hidden romantic in everyone and when that romanticism is narrated through a love story, it is indeed overwhelming. So, light up some candles and slip into something comfy while you enjoy this beautifully narrated novel where the lonely protagonist offers love and hope to the people he meets.

Source: British Council Digital Library

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey

Do you like books that open up your mind? Then, this is one of the best philosophical audiobooks. When we say all genres, we literally mean all of them. We all read for different reasons and we all have a hidden philosopher in us. It is an intriguing journey to explore the philosophical side in us and this book is the perfect way to start with, if you haven’t already. So, embark on the insightful philosophies through this book at the British Council Digital Library.

Source: British Council Digital Library

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Take a trip into the dystopian world with this sci-fi must-listen. For all the sci-fi freaks out there, there is an enormous collection of books at the Digital Library. It is a beautifully written novel which narrates the struggles of a fireman at an American village. It portrays the stance of literature and critical thinking.

 

Source: British Council Digital Library

The Cat with Seven Names by Tony Johnston

Bring out the child in you with one of the best children audiobooks. Reading a children’s novel takes everyone back to the good old days. Read about a friendly cat who roams in a busy urban neighbourhood and has seven different identities and names. It’s a heart-warming story of someone who wants to be a part of the community. It has a deeper meaning and is insightful apart from its fun setting.

 

Last updated on 06.09.22, 07:08 PM
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