Evangeline Audiobook Cover


Harry Fleetwood

Experience the heart-wrenching journey of love and loss in the audiobook Evangeline. Written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and published by Saland Publishing, this timeless classic follows the story of Evangeline Bellefontaine and her beloved Gabriel Lajeunesse. Set against the backdrop of the British deportation of Acadians, Evangeline's search for Gabriel takes her across America, ultimately bringing her to Philadelphia where she works as a nun among the poor. The audiobook, narrated by Saland Publishing, beautifully captures the emotions and landscapes described in Longfellow's poetic narrative. Immerse yourself in this captivating tale of resilience and devotion.

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The Betrothal and Separation

In the audiobook Evangeline, written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and published by Saland Publishing, we are taken on a journey through the heart-wrenching tale of love and loss. The story revolves around Evangeline Bellefontaine, a young Acadian girl, and her beloved Gabriel Lajeunesse. Set against the backdrop of the British deportation of Acadians from Acadie in the Great Upheaval, their story begins with their joyous betrothal and ends with their tragic separation.

A Search Across America

As the British forces deport the Acadians, Evangeline embarks on a desperate search for Gabriel. The audiobook vividly describes her journey across the vast landscapes of America, as she tirelessly seeks her lost love. Longfellow's poetic storytelling transports the listener through various cities and towns, capturing the essence of each location and the emotions experienced by Evangeline.

A Life of Devotion

After years of searching, Evangeline eventually settles in Philadelphia. As an old woman, she devotes her life to serving the poor as a nun. The audiobook eloquently portrays her compassion and selflessness as she tends to the dying during an epidemic. It is during this time that she finally reunites with Gabriel, only to witness his untimely demise in her arms.

A Captivating Performance

The audiobook version of Evangeline, narrated by Saland Publishing, brings Longfellow's poignant words to life. The narrator's skillful interpretation of the emotions and landscapes described in the poem enhances the overall listening experience. The pacing and intonation capture the essence of each scene, immersing the listener in the story.


Evangeline is a timeless classic that beautifully portrays the power of love, resilience, and devotion. Longfellow's poetic narrative, brought to life through the captivating performance of the audiobook, allows listeners to fully immerse themselves in the heart-wrenching journey of Evangeline and Gabriel. Whether you are a fan of classic literature or enjoy captivating love stories, the audiobook adaptation of Evangeline is a must-listen.

Additional Info

Book Name: Evangeline
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Narrators: Harry Fleetwood
Genres: Literature & Fiction
Audiobook Length: 1H30M
Publisher: Saland Publishing
Language: English
Publish Date: 2008-10-31
Last Price: 8.63 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

What is the book 'Evangeline' about?

Evangeline is about the betrothal of an Acadian girl named Evangeline Bellefontaine to her beloved, Gabriel Lajeunesse, and their separation as the British deport the Acadians from Acadie in the Great Upheaval.

Where does the poem 'Evangeline' follow Evangeline?

The poem follows Evangeline across the landscapes of America as she spends years in a search for Gabriel.

Where does Evangeline finally settle?

Evangeline finally settles in Philadelphia.

What does Evangeline do as an old woman?

As an old woman, Evangeline works as a nun among the poor.

How does Evangeline find Gabriel again?

While tending the dying during an epidemic, Evangeline finds Gabriel among the sick.


11 reviews for this audiobook
  • Al
    Alice 05-Oct-2023

    I just finished listening to Evangeline by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and I was blown away. The narration was so captivating, it felt like I was transported to another time and place. Definitely a must-listen for any poetry lover. Highly recommend!

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    Mike 06-Oct-2023

    Evangeline is a beautiful audiobook! The language is so lyrical and the storytelling is truly mesmerizing. I couldn't stop listening. Kudos to the narrator for bringing the characters to life with such emotion. Loved it!

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    Emma 20-Oct-2023

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Evangeline is a literary masterpiece, and this audiobook does justice to it. The narrator's voice is soothing and his delivery is impeccable. I was completely engrossed in the story from start to finish. Well worth a listen.

  • Ja
    Jack 10-Nov-2023

    Listening to Evangeline was like taking a stroll through a vivid painting. Longfellow's poetic descriptions combined with the narrator's expressive voice created a rich sensory experience. It's a poetic gem that shouldn't be missed.

  • So
    Sophia 30-Nov-2023

    I've always admired Longfellow's poetry, and Evangeline is no exception. This audiobook captured the beauty and depth of his words perfectly. The narrator's voice was so soothing, it added an extra layer of magic to the story. Highly recommend for poetry enthusiasts.

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    Oliver 15-Dec-2023

    Evangeline is a timeless tale of love and loss, and this audiobook brings it to life in the most captivating way. The narrator's voice has a haunting quality that matches the tone of the story perfectly. It had me hooked from the first word.

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    Isabella 08-Jan-2024

    I was completely immersed in Evangeline's world while listening to this audiobook. Longfellow's poetic language combined with the narrator's expressive delivery made it feel like I was right there with the characters, experiencing their joys and sorrows. A true masterpiece.

  • Le
    Leo 12-Feb-2024

    Evangeline is a beautifully written and wonderfully narrated audiobook. Longfellow's poetic storytelling shines through every word, and the narrator's voice adds an extra layer of charm. I was completely captivated from start to finish. Highly recommended.

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    Grace 31-Mar-2024

    I couldn't put this audiobook down. Longfellow's words have a way of drawing you in and making you feel deeply connected to the characters and their journey. The narrator's voice is the perfect companion to the poetic language. A must-listen for literature lovers.

  • Da
    Daniel 15-May-2024

    Evangeline is a true masterpiece brought to life in this audiobook. The narrator's voice is like velvet, soothing and entrancing. I was swept away by the lyrical beauty of Longfellow's words. A beautiful experience from beginning to end.

  • Mi
    Mia 25-May-2024

    Evangeline is a literary gem, and this audiobook does it justice. The narrator's voice has a hypnotic quality that draws you into the story. Longfellow's poetic language creates a vivid and emotional journey. A truly captivating audiobook.

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