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Gentleman Jack

Eva PopeErin Shanagher

Unleash the real Gentleman Jack as you embark on a transformative journey through the remarkable life of Anne Lister. Authors Anne Lister, Anne Choma, and Sally Wainwright delve into the mind and heart of this fearless woman, bringing to light previously unpublished journal extracts. Narrated by Eva Pope and Erin Shanagher, the audiobook edition of 'Gentleman Jack' immerses listeners in Anne's quest for love and fulfillment amidst societal constraints. From the stunning landscapes of Yorkshire to the opulent courts of Denmark, this audiobook captivates with its engaging narrative style. Suitable for history lovers, LGBTQ+ enthusiasts, and anyone fascinated by extraordinary individuals, 'Gentleman Jack' is a compelling story of resilience and love.

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Imagine living in a society that refuses to acknowledge your existence. Imagine trying to find happiness and love without a language to define who you are. This was the reality for Anne Lister, a fearless and charismatic woman who defied societal norms in the 19th century. In the audiobook, 'Gentleman Jack,' authors Anne Lister, Anne Choma, and Sally Wainwright bring Anne's extraordinary life to the forefront. Published by Penguin Audio and read by Eva Pope and Erin Shanagher, this audiobook takes us on a journey from Anne's ancestral home in Yorkshire to the dazzling courts of Denmark.

Unleashing the Real Gentleman Jack

Gentleman Jack: The Real Anne Lister is not just a historical account. It is an intimate exploration of Anne's thoughts and experiences that have previously remained hidden. Authors Sally Wainwright and Anne Choma have unearthed unpublished journal extracts, offering readers an unprecedented look into the mind and heart of a true trailblazer.

Redefining Success

Anne Lister was more than just a landowner and an industrialist. She was an unstoppable force who refused to be confined by societal expectations and limitations. In her diaries, she documented her desires, ambitions, and personal victories. Through her writings, we witness Anne's determination to find love, happiness, and fulfillment on her own terms.

A Journey of Self-Discovery

The audiobook takes listeners on a transformative journey as Anne Lister navigates heartbreak and loss, ultimately embracing her lesbian sexuality. With the odds stacked against her, Anne remains resolute in her pursuit of a wife who can match her intellect, passion, and love for life.

Audiobook Experience

The audiobook edition of 'Gentleman Jack' is narrated by Eva Pope and Erin Shanagher, who bring Anne's story to life through their compelling performances. Their voices capture the strength, vulnerability, and resilience of Anne Lister, drawing listeners into her world.

Engaging the Reader

This audiobook boasts an engaging narrative style that transports listeners to the stunning landscapes of Yorkshire and the opulent courts of Denmark. Through vivid descriptions and captivating storytelling, the authors paint a vivid picture of Anne's life, making it impossible to put the audiobook down.

Audience Appeal

Whether you are a history enthusiast, a lover of LGBTQ+ stories, or simply intrigued by extraordinary individuals, 'Gentleman Jack' is a must-listen. Anne Lister's story is one of resilience, love, and the relentless pursuit of happiness in a world that would rather see her invisible.


Anne Lister's story deserves to be told and heard. Through the audiobook 'Gentleman Jack,' readers and listeners can immerse themselves in the life and legacy of this fascinating historical figure. Sally Wainwright, Anne Choma, and Anne Lister herself invite you to explore a world where societal constraints are challenged and love knows no bounds.

Additional Info

Book Name: Gentleman Jack
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: Sally WainwrightAnne ChomaAnne Lister
Narrators: Eva PopeErin Shanagher
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs
Audiobook Length: 8H14M
Publisher: Penguin Audio
Language: English
Publish Date: 2019-04-25
Last Price: 14.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Who is the author of Gentleman Jack?

The authors of Gentleman Jack are Sally Wainwright, Anne Choma, and Anne Lister.

Who are the narrators of the audiobook edition of Gentleman Jack?

The audiobook edition of Gentleman Jack is narrated by Eva Pope and Erin Shanagher.

What is Gentleman Jack about?

Gentleman Jack is a biography that follows the life of Anne Lister. It explores her fearless and determined journey to explore her lesbian sexuality in a society where such identities were not understood or defined.

What makes Anne Lister remarkable?

Anne Lister was remarkable for her fearlessness, charisma, and determination to live her life authentically, exploring her lesbian sexuality. She was also a landowner, an industrialist, and a prolific diarist, leaving behind a legacy as one of the most fascinating figures of the 19th century.

What is the main focus of Gentleman Jack: The Real Anne Lister?

Gentleman Jack: The Real Anne Lister focuses on Anne Lister's journey from her ancestral home in Yorkshire to the courts of Denmark as she seeks to move on from past heartbreak and find herself a wife. The audiobook features unpublished journal extracts decrypted by series creator Sally Wainwright and writer Anne Choma.

Who published Gentleman Jack?

Gentleman Jack was published by Penguin Audio.


13 reviews for this audiobook
  • Sa
    Sarah 23-Oct-2023

    I absolutely loved Gentleman Jack! The writing by Sally Wainwright and Anne Choma is superb. The story of Anne Lister is captivating and I couldn't stop listening.

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    Michael 26-Oct-2023

    Gentleman Jack is a true gem among audiobooks. The narration is top-notch, bringing the characters to life. Sally Wainwright and Anne Choma have created a remarkable story.

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    Emily 28-Oct-2023

    I was hooked from the very beginning of Gentleman Jack. The writing is rich with detail, and the performance by the narrator is outstanding. Highly recommend!

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    David 03-Nov-2023

    Gentleman Jack is a brilliant audiobook that showcases the extraordinary life of Anne Lister. The writing is engaging and the characters feel so real. A must-listen!

  • Em
    Emma 19-Nov-2023

    I couldn't get enough of Gentleman Jack! The combination of Sally Wainwright's writing and Anne Choma's research is a perfect match. It's a fascinating story brought to life.

  • Ry
    Ryan 24-Dec-2023

    Gentleman Jack is absolutely captivating. The audiobook takes you on a journey through history with Anne Lister as your guide. I was mesmerized the whole time.

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    Olivia 11-Jan-2024

    I was completely engrossed in Gentleman Jack from start to finish. The writing is brilliant and the narration is flawless. It's an audiobook that will stay with me.

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    Daniel 25-Jan-2024

    Gentleman Jack is a must-listen for any history enthusiast. The attention to detail and historical accuracy is commendable. Sally Wainwright and Anne Choma have done a fantastic job.

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    Sophia 26-Feb-2024

    I was blown away by Gentleman Jack. The story of Anne Lister is intriguing and the writing brings her to life in a remarkable way. A truly brilliant audiobook.

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    Jacob 06-Mar-2024

    Gentleman Jack is a captivating audiobook that will transport you to 19th-century England. The writing is impeccable and the narrator's performance is outstanding. Highly recommend!

  • Av
    Ava 15-Apr-2024

    I thoroughly enjoyed Gentleman Jack. The writing by Sally Wainwright and Anne Choma creates a vivid picture of Anne Lister's life. The audiobook is pure delight.

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    Benjamin 07-May-2024

    Gentleman Jack is a masterpiece. The writing is brilliant and the research by Anne Choma is evident. I couldn't put it down and highly recommend it to everyone.

  • Li
    Lily 19-May-2024

    I was completely immersed in Gentleman Jack from the very first sentence. The writing is exceptional and the narrator brings the characters to life. A must-listen for sure.

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