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Have you ever dreamed of Benedict Cumberbatch whispering in your ear? Well now's your chance.

The Sherlock actor will provide his voice for the audio book of William Golding's The Spire, The Guardian reports. It will be the first time the Nobel Laureate's 1964 work will be published as an unabridged audio. It follows Dean Jocelin, a man who believes God has instructed him to build a spire on his cathedral.

"We look forward to enjoying the novel through the medium of (Cumberbatch's) agile and expressive voice, and we are sure that his interpretation will be fascinating," the Golding family said in a statement.

Golding is best known for his high school staple Lord of the Flies -- which was No. 119 on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list just last week. Cumberbatch's audio edition of The Spire will be out on Sept. 7, to mark the 60th anniversary of Flies.

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