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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Elmet written by Fiona Mozley performed by Joe Jameson on CD (Unabridged)£24.99
In this atmospheric and profoundly moving debut, Cathy and Daniel live with their father, John, in the remote woods of Yorkshire, in a house the three of them built themselves. John is a gentle brute of a man, a former enforcer who fights for money when he has to, but who otherwise just wants to be left ...
Lifeblood written by N.J. Cooper performed by Julia Franklin on CD (Unabridged)£59.99
Five years ago Randall Gyre was convicted of the brutal rape of a young student, Lizzie Fane, on the Isle of Wight. Handsome, rich, slick-talking, Gyre had avoided prison for years before that, despite a string of accusations. Forensic psychologist Karen Taylor is certain that Gyre will attack again, and this time he..
Quentins written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on CD (Unabridged)£99.99
Every table at Quentins Restaurant has a thousand stories to tell: tales of love, betrayal and revenge. Ella Brady wants to make a documentary about the renowned Dublin restaurant that has captured the spirit of a generation and a city in the years it has been open. In Maeve Binchy's magical Quentins, you...
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Forward written by Abby Wambach performed by Abby Wambach on CD (Unabridged)£29.99
Abby Wambach has always pushed the limits of what is possible. Named by Time magazine as one of the most influential people of 2015, the iconic soccer player captured the nation's heart when she led her team to its recent World Cup championship. Admired for her fearlessness and passion, Abby is a vocal...