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.
Mortal Causes written by Ian Rankin performed by James Macpherson on CD (Unabridged)£34.99 - £39.99
It is August in Edinburgh and the Festival is in full swing...
A brutally tortured body is discovered in one of the city's ancient subterranean streets and marks on the corpse cause Rebus to suspect the involvement of sectarian activists. The prospect of a terrorist atrocity in a city heaving with tourists is almost unthinkable.
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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