Listen to the best classic books for adults on Vurbl. In this selection, listen to the first chapter of Mark Twain's classic "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."
Continuing to be at the top of "most-loved books" lists among literary scholars and readers, "Pride and Prejudice" is a romantic novel written by Jane Austen that explores the importance of having good manners and marrying for love, not for social benefit. Listen now!
Learn about the French Revolution in this iconic historical novel written in 1859 by Charles Dickens. The story explores the life of a French doctor and his 18-year-long imprisonment in Paris as the conditions leading up to the French Revolution and Reign of Terror begin to boil over. Listen now!
A delightful children's story written by Laura Lee Hope, "The Story of a Stuffed Elephant" is the perfect audiobook to play for a long drive with your kiddos in the backseat. It follows the life of a stuffed elephant and the boy who owns them, and their adventures growing up together. Listen now.
Written by Louisa May Alcott, "Little Women" beautifully encompasses all of the feelings that come with growing up, from childhood and into womanhood. It follows the lives of four sisters, with themes of true love and identity. Listen now to fall in love with the March sisters!
Listen to the opening chapter of Frank L. Baum's "The Wizard of Oz," where we first meet Dorothy and her canine companion Todo. After a cyclone strikes her Kansas farmhouse, she and Todo spend many frightening hours in the air before descending at who knows where.
This adventure fiction novel was first published in 1812 by Johann David Wyss and follows the story of a Swiss immigrant family that becomes shipwrecked on their voyage to Australia. They must stick together and figure out how to survive, only having each other to rely on. Listen now!
Another classic by Mark Twain, "Roughing It" is actually a semi-autobiographical novel about Twain himself and his adventures through the Wild West during the years of 1861 and 1867. Listen now and become part of Twain's crazy experiences and travels during the Civil War era.
A Study in Scarlet is a detective mystery novel written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle first published in 1887. It is the first story to feature the character of Sherlock Holmes, who would later become one of the most famous literary detective characters.