Cool down this week with two winter-season tales free from AudioSYNC – Scrooge’s Christmas story gender-flipped and Shakespeare’s “which twin is which” masquerade of Twelfth Night.
Be sure you have the Sora app on your phone or tablet, then download your choice(s) before the stated deadline. As long as you set your Sora shelf as directed, you can listen to these professionally produced audiobooks any time.
A Christmas Carol (download free 9-15 July 2020)
by Charles Dickens, Alison Larkin. Read by Alison Larkin. Published by Alison Larkin Presents
If Scrooge were a woman, well-educated and her own boss in the 1840s … how would she react to Tiny Tim’s plight?
Choosing money over the woman she loves, meeting the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future – Miss Scrooge has many life-changing decisions to make!
Twelfth Night (download free 9-15 July 2020)
by William Shakespeare. Read by Stella Gonet, Gerard Murphy, Jonathan Keeble, Daniel Philpott, Nick Fletcher, Peter Yapp, Jane Whittenshaw, Malcolm Sinclair, David Timson, Lucy Whybrow, Christopher Godwin, Brian Parr, Adam Kotz, Benjamin Soames. Published by Naxos AudioBooks
Duke Orsino believes that shipwrecked Viola is a boy and sends her to Olivia with messages of adoration.
Of course, Viola falls in love with the Duke, wonders about the fate of her long-lost twin Sebastian, and encounters courtiers staid and silly during holiday celebrations in this full-cast Shakespeare comedy.
What other familiar stories would you like to gender-switch?