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Candide written by Voltaire performed by Andrew Sachs on CD (Unabridged)£19.99
A Genius Performance by Andrew Sachs!
Candide and his tutor Pangloss journey the earth, following the philosophy: All is for the best in this, the best of all possible worlds - A point made by Liebnitz and earlier by Aquinas. This adage, however, is disproved at many turns, with the characters encountering opposition to their outlook. The initially naive Candide realises some of the dark truths of the eighteenth-century world, but could there be any light at the end of the tunnel?
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Deep written by James Nestor performed by James Nestor on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£39.99
Covering a diving championship in Greece on a hot and sticky assignment for Outside magazine, James Nestor discovered free diving. He had stumbled on one of the most extreme sports in existence: a quest to extend the frontiers of human experience, in which divers descend without breathing equipment...
It written by Stephen King performed by Steven Weber on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£29.99
To the children, the town was their whole world. To the adults, knowing better, Derry, Maine, was just their hometown: familiar, well ordered for the most part. A good place to live. It was the children who saw - and felt - what made Derry so horribly different. In the storm drains, in the sewers, IT lurked, taking...
The Fictional Woman written by Tara Moss performed by Tara Moss on CD (Unabridged)£29.99
Tara Moss has worn many labels in her time, including author, model, gold-digger, commentator, inspiration, dumb blonde, feminist, and mother, among many others. Now, in her first work of nonfiction, she blends memoir and social analysis to examine the common fictions about women. She traces key...
Robert Donat reads written by Various Famous Poets performed by Robert Donat on Cassette (Abridged)£39.99
This wonderful recording took place in 1959 and 1965 when Donat was still at his very best. The bulk of the work is consituted from the poetry of Wordsworth, Keats, Kipling, Eliot, Wilfred Owen, Browing, Shakespeare, Hardy, Walter de la Mare, Betjeman, Shelley, Houseman, Brooke, Sassoon and many others.