Tales of the Alhambra

Version: Unabridged
Author: Washington Irving
Narrator: Ralph Cosham
Genres: Travel, Europe
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Published In: November 2004
# of Units: 7 CDs
Length: 8 hours, 30 minutes
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The mood is bewitchingly enhanced by Spanish guitar music and beautiful packaging. Tales of the Alhambra is a delightful offering for the romantic on anyone's holiday list. Perhaps the most romantic travel book ever written. . .

Reviews (1)

Slow to start

Written by Anonymous on January 19th, 2012

  • Book Rating: 3/5

Although a bit slow and plodding at the outset, I was glad that I stuck with this book as it really ended up being enjoyable...it just took a really long time for the author to "set the stage."

Author Details

Author Details

Irving, Washington

Washington Irving Was born in New York City in 1783. He lived in the United States, England, and Spain (where he served as an American diplomatic attache). A prolific author, Irving wrote "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent., Diedrich Knickerbocker's History of New York, The Alhambra, " and biographies of George Washington and Christopher Columbus, among other works. He is best remembered, however, for his two most famous stories, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" and "Rip Van Winkle."