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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Mrs Pringle written by Miss Read performed by Gwen Watford on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99
Mrs Pringle, the lugubrious school cleaner, has always been a favourite character in the Fairacre series. Here we trace Maud Pringle's life from childhood visits to the village from her Caxley home, through her working days before her marriage to Fred Pringle, and on to her long association with Fariacre School, and we meet again many old friends as they cross Mrs
1984 written by George Orwell performed by Andrew Wincott on CD (Unabridged)£19.99
BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU . . . 1984 is the year in which it happens. The world is divided into three superstates. In Oceania, the Party's power is absolute. Every action, word, gesture and thought is monitored under the watchful eye of Big Brother and the Thought Police. In the Ministry of Truth...