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In Which Richard Armitage Reads North and South


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  1. Anonymous12:03 PM

    That is one of my favorite scenes from the book (and movie), but to hear him read it? Just, wow!
    KarenS

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    1. Karen, I know! It struck me speechless.

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  2. It's like you know just what I want, Angie.

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  3. Anonymous2:04 PM

    Gosh. This has made my night! Thank you for showcasing this!

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  4. Love it. I adore the book and the Richard Armitage, er I mean, the TV version with Richard Armitage *cough* ;)

    I wish there was an audio version of the whole book read by him. I could listen to his voice all day...

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    1. I would buy that audiobook so fast. It seems like a no-brainer to me. I can't believe they haven't done it yet.

      His voice . . .

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  5. msaggie2:48 PM

    Thanks so much for posting this, Angie. I love North and South very much (probably more than Pride and Prejudice). It's certainly a lot more passionate. If you loved the BBC mini-series, you should read the book itself as it expands on many of the scenes. Elizabeth Gaskell describes so well how those two fell in love. I feel a re-read coming on!

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    1. I have the book and I'm just sort of saving it for the right time. I know I'll love it.

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  6. God bless you, Angie. If you need me, I'll be in a puddle on the floor.

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  7. Oh my! Is it hot in here or what??? Love that scene, that reading!!!!! Loved him in The Hobbit also!

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    1. It does feel a bit close, now that you mention it. It really was the perfect scene to have him read,

      He greatly enhanced The Hobbit for me as well.

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    1. It's kind of the epitome of swoon-worthy.

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  9. When I found this clip on tumblr, my heart did a happy dance but it's even better as a youtube video with that photo montage. *emits a big, happy sigh* His voice is so lovely.

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    1. It's a perfect voice. The man is in possession of the perfect voice.

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  10. Such a treat, thank-you! This is incredible, that voice is to die for XD

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    1. It is incredible. And incredible treat.

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  11. You just made my evening! Thank you!

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    1. Ha! I'm delighted to have made your evening.

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    1. It's that good. You are welcome!

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  13. Anonymous10:11 AM

    Ahh! I can't wait to get home so I can listen! Love Richard Armitage! And North and South. I really need to read the book, though.

    Thanks for sharing :)

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    1. I need to read it, too! After this passage, I can hardly wait.

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  14. Why thank you. Thank you very much :)

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    1. I knew you were a fellow connoisseur, Mandi. :)

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  15. Richard's voice is mine. Ahem.

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  16. I read this book, and wasn't a huge fan, but the miniseries is one of my favorite things ever. If he narrated an audiobook of this, I bet I'd even love the book. Oh, swoon!

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    1. Oh, that's interesting Christina. I have heard people say this is one instance in which the film outshines the book. And given my love for the film, I can kind of believe it. But him narrating the audiobook? Forgetaboutit...

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  17. For Christmas my sister bought me a Richard Armitage calendar - easily my favourite pressie for this year! Now I can sit here and look at Mr January and listen to this over and over and over. Sounds like a perfect Sunday morning to me!

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    1. You have a lovely sister and that is all there is to it. I think I need to see this calendar . . .

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  18. Anonymous7:10 AM

    Late to the party but just wanted to say that this is awesome! Richard Armitage is love. <3

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    1. I knew you'd enjoy it, Chach. I don't know how he just goes about daily life speaking everything in THAT VOICE. It is distractingly good.

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  19. oh. my. goodness. I need to go rewatch that right now *sigh*

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    1. It's addicting. I could fall asleep to that voice.

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  20. Any idea where I can get a actual copy of this? The link no longer works.

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