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The Hound of the Baskervilles written by Arthur Conan Doyle performed by Derek Jacobi on CD (Unabridged)

The Hound of the Baskervilles written by Arthur Conan Doyle performed by Derek Jacobi on CD (Unabridged)£24.99  -  £39.99

When a country doctor comes to Sherlock Holmes with a far-fetched tale of a sudden death, a devil dog and an ancient curse, Holmes is sceptical. Could the demise of Sir Charles Baskerville really have been caused by the gigantic ghostly hound which is said to have haunted his family for generations?

A History of the World in 10 and a half Chapters written by Julian Barnes performed by Alex Jennings on Audio CD (Unabridged)

A History of the World in 10 and a half Chapters written by Julian Barnes performed by Alex Jennings on Audio CD (Unabridged)
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ISBN:  9789626344750
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Modern
Duration:  654 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Julian Barnes
Narrator 1:  Alex Jennings

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Winner of the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011 Beginning with an unlikely stowaway's account of life on board Noah's Ark, A History of the World in 10½ Chapters presents a surprising and subversive fictional-history of earth told from several kaleidoscopic perspectives. Noah disembarks from his ark but he...

and his Voyage are not forgotten: they are revisited in on other centuries and other climes - by a Victorian spinster mourning her father, by an American astronaut on an obsessive personal mission.

We journey to the Titanic, to the Amazon, to the raft of the Medusa, and to an ecclesiastical court in medieval France where a bizarre case is about to begin... This is no ordinary history, but something stranger; a challenge and a delight for the reader's imagination.

Ambitious yet accessible, witty and playfully serious, this is the work of a brilliant novelist.

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