Martyr written by Rory Clements performed by Peter Wickham on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99
Drake: Shakespeare is ordered to protect him. With Drake on land fitting out his ships, he is frighteningly vulnerable. If he dies, England will be open to invasion. In a London rife with rumour, Shakespeare must decide which leads to follow, which to ignore. When a high-born young woman is found mutilated and murdered at an...
Rome written by Robert Hughes performed by David Timson on Audio CD (Abridged)£59.99 - £69.99
For almost a thousand years, Rome held sway as the spiritual and artistic centre of the world. Hughes vividly recreates the ancient Rome of Julius Caesar, Marcus Aurelius, Nero, Caligula, Cicero, Martial and Virgil. With the artistic blossoming of the Renaissance, he casts his unwavering critical eye over the great works of Raphael...
The Odyssey written by Homer performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Unabridged)£39.99 - £59.99
Odysseus is wandering after the end of the Trojan war. For ten years he endures storms, shipwreck and seduction as he tries to find a way home to Ithaca, contending with the wrath of Poseidon but protected by Pallas Athena. Meanwhile, his wife Penelope is beset by suitors who believe him dead. Naxos
The Talented Mr Ripley written by Patricia Highsmith performed by David Menkin on CD (Unabridged)£19.99 - £34.99
The novel begins with a play on James's The Ambassadors. Tom Ripley is chosen by the wealthy Herbert Greenleaf to retrieve Greenleaf's son, Dickie, from his overlong sojourn in Italy. Dickie, it seems, is held captive both by the Mediterranean climate and the attractions of his female companion, but Mr. Greenleaf needs him back in New York to help with the family business.
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