New In October 2017 Part 1
(in alphabetical order)
Gilead written by Marilynne Robinson performed by Tim Jerome on CD (Unabridged)£24.99 - £27.99
In 1956, toward the end of Reverend John Ames's life, he begins a letter to his young son, a kind of last testament to his remarkable forebears.
'It is a book of such meditative calm, such spiritual intensity that is seems miraculous that her silence was only for 23 years; such measure of wisdom is the fruit of a lifetime. Robinson's prose, aligned with the sublime simplicity of the language of the bible, is nothing short of a benediction.
The Picture of Dorian Gray written by Oscar Wilde performed by Edward Petherbridge on CD (Unabridged)£19.99 - £24.99
A Genius Performance by Edward Petherbridge!
Dorian Gray is a child of his time. A young man who is only interested in appearances and, as the story continues, not so much about reality. He has a picture painted and makes a deal with the "devil" so that all the sins he commits are visited on the painting and not on him. This tale has something to say to every generation and is performed by the Genius that is Edward Petherbridge!
The Two Destinies written by Wilkie Collins performed by Samuel West on CD (Unabridged)£49.99
A Genius Performance by Samuel West!
George and Mary are childhood sweethearts in Suffolk's Greenwater Broad. Despite a prediction from Mary's grandmother, old Mrs Dermody, that their two destinies are inextricably linked, George's father disapproves. He separates them by taking his family to America where he subsequently dies. Will they meet again?
A wonderful story of intrigue and destiny!
Watch Me written by Anjelica Huston performed by Anjelica Huston on CD (Unabridged)£14.99
Picking up where A Story Lately Toldleaves off, when Anjelica Huston is 22 years old, WatchMe chronicles her glamorous and eventful Hollywood years. She tells the story of falling in love with Jack Nicholson and her adventurous, turbulent, high-profile, spirited 17-year relationship with him and his intoxicating circle of friends.
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The Island written by Victoria Hislop performed by Emilia Fox on CD (Abridged)£19.99
A Genius Performance by Emilia Fox!
On the brink of a life-changing decision, Alexis Fielding longs to find out about her mother's past. But Sofia has never spoken of it. All she admits to is growing up in a small Cretan village before moving to London. When Alexis decides to visit Crete, however, Sofia gives her daughter a letter to take to an old friend, and promises that through her she will learn more.