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Talking Books

The best of the spoken word from RNIB's Talking Book Studios.

New episodes every Monday to Friday at 2pm and repeated every night at 10pm.

Enjoy an unabridged audiobook, serialised over a number of days and weeks, only on RNIB Connect Radio or listen again to every episode here. Our current book is Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy read by Robin Holmes.

A tale of doomed love and unfulfilled promise that revolves around Jude Fawley, an ambitious and intelligent young man, his cousin Sue Bridehead and his academic mentor Phillotson.

Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

19 episodes

Green book cover with a drawing of a man in 19th Century clothing with the text, 'Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy'