Listen Here To An Audio Book Of Darwin’s “Beagle Diary”

BBC Radio 4 ran readings of Beagle’s Diary as its Book of the Week in December 2006.  Here are all five episodes: Episode 1Episode 2Episode 3Episode 4, and Episode 5.

A description of the book from The Complete Works of Charles Darwin Online:

The Beagle Diary is read by Jo Stone-Fewings. Each episode is introduced by historian and director of Darwin OnlineJohn van Wyhe. The audio book was produced by Clive Brill and Pacificus Productions, the Beagle Diary was abridged by Polly Coles (in consultation with van Wyhe). The audio files were kindly provided by Clive Brill. Reproduced with the permission of Clive Brill and Jo Stone-Fewings.

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