Name of audiobook: 红楼梦（有声小说）（hóng lóu mèng（ yǒu shēng xiǎo shuō））
What topics are covered? One of the Four Greatest classic novels in China- A Dream of Red Mansions.
Why is it good to listen to? A masterpiece, encyclopaedia about traditional Chinese society. This is the audio book of A Dream of Red Mansions. A Dream of Red Mansions is one of the Four Greatest classic novels in Chinese literature. The other three are Romance of The Three Kingdoms, Outlaws of the Marsh and Journey to the West. They are known by all Chinese people and very famous in Chinese literature. There are loads of advantages to listening to this kind of podcast, in a nutshell, you can improve your values, character, thoughts and know deeply about Chinese culture and history. Meanwhile, you are able to improve your Chinese to a higher level.
To listen or subscribe to the podcast, you can go to: http://www.lizhi.fm/1786191/
How often is the audiobook updated? It’s updated every two days.
Length of each audiobook episode: It varies from 20 mins to 50 mins.
Description of the Chinese audiobook: The title of this podcast literally means “Dream of The Red Mansion(audio book)”. The broadcaster speaks in a normal speed with a clear accent. The podcast doesn’t have any background noise. Dream of The Red Mansion is written in classical Chinese, which is used in ancient China. For Chinese learners who want to know the essence of Chinese history and culture it is suggested to learn classical Chinese. This audiobook will be very difficult for Chinese learners actually, it is recommended to combine reading the novel and listening to this program together to study.
Summary: A good audiobook for anyone who likes literature and Chinese culture, but not only you should have an advanced level in Chinese, but also you should know a lot about classical Chinese. However, I still recommend it to anyone who wants to know the great Chinese culture and history. For Chinese learners you can try it when you start to learn classical Chinese.