New In August 2018 Part 1
(in alphabetical order)
Brighton Rock written by Graham Greene performed by Samuel West on CD (Unabridged)£24.99 - £34.99
A truely Genius Performance by Samuel West!
His reading of this book makes it come alive in a way none of us have ever heard before - a Must Listen if ever we heard one!
A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Untouched by human feeling, Pinkie is isolated, a figure of pure evil. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold, who is determined to avenge Hale's death.
Fairy Tales written by Terry Jones performed by Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Michael Hordern and Joan Greenwood on CD (Unabridged)£9.99 - £19.99
Terry Jones, Joan Greenwood, Michael Hordern, Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren and Tim Rice read of a collection of original fairy tales for 8 to 11-year-olds, written by master storyteller Terry Jones, introducing such bizarre creatures as the fly-by-night, the rainbow cat, and the wonderful cake-horse.
Mansfield Park written by Jane Austen performed by Frances Barber on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99 - £39.99
Mansfield Park is the story of Fanny Price: the earnest, gentle girl of humble origins sent to live with Sir Thomas Bertram and his family in Mansfield Park. There she discovers a world of flirtation, betrayal, and prejudice - but she also finds love. Fanny is often thought of as Austen's most difficult heroine to warm to, but her quiet, serious nature hides a loyal and loving heart, and her patient devotion is ultimately rewarded.
Nineteen Eighty-Four written by George Orwell performed by Timothy West on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99 - £39.99
Big Brother is watching you...1984 is the year in which it happens.The world is divided into three great powers: Oceania, Eurasia, and Eastasia, each perpetually at war with the other. Throughout Oceania 'The Party' rules by the agency of four ministries whose power is absolute and where every action, word, gesture and thought is monitored. In The Ministry of Truth, which deals in propaganda, Winston Smith's job is to edit the past.
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The Bees written by Laline Paull performed by Orlagh Cassidy on CD (Unabridged)£34.99
The Handmaid's Tale meets The Hunger Games in this brilliantly imagined debut. Born into the lowest class of her society, Flora 717 is a sanitation bee, only fit to clean her orchard hive. Living to accept, obey and serve, she is prepared to sacrifice everything for her beloved holy mother, the Queen. But Flora is not..