New In August 2020 Part 1

 

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A Christmas Guest written by Anne Perry performed by Terrence Hardiman on CD (Unabridged)

A Christmas Guest written by Anne Perry performed by Terrence Hardiman on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Cantankerous and vinegar-tongued Grandmama, from Anne Perry's Charlotte and Thomas Pitt series, is the leading character in this Christmas novel, which unfolds in the chilly, windswept Romney Marshes off the English Channel. Grandmama arrives on a holiday visit to the home of Charlotte's parents, where a...

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A Ghost in the Machine written by Caroline Graham performed by Paul Shelley on CD (Unabridged)

A Ghost in the Machine written by Caroline Graham performed by Paul Shelley on CD (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £69.99

If you love Agatha Christie, Ann Granger and James Runcie's The Grantchester Mysteries you'll love the Midsomer Murders mysteries by Caroline Graham. For all its old-fashioned charm, Forbes Abbot is far from the close-knit community that ex-Londoners Mallory and Kate Lawson expected. In this village, everyday..

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A Perfect Husband written by Hilary Boyd performed by Julia Franklin on CD (Unabridged)

A Perfect Husband written by Hilary Boyd performed by Julia Franklin on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Lily and Freddy have always had a have a wonderful relationship, but then Freddy becomes snappy and distracted. Is he having an affair? The truth turns out to be much worse... Freddy is addicted to gambling. He's been helping himself to money from his own company, and worst of all, his wife's money.

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A Period of Adjustment written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Andrew Sachs on Cassette (Unabridged)

A Period of Adjustment written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Andrew Sachs on Cassette (Unabridged)£59.99

Giles, my ten-year-old son whom I really hardly knew, came down to the car with me, wandering, idling, as if there was no hidden urgency, no fear or anxiety... 1 opened the glove-pocket before me. Under some old maps and a packet of fruit-gums lay the key, the ancient key which had thumped on to the doormat...

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A Postillion Struck by Lightning written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Dirk Bogarde on CD (Unabridged)

A Postillion Struck by Lightning written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Dirk Bogarde on CD (Unabridged)£69.99  -  £129.99

First published in 1977, A Postillion Struck by Lightning is volume one of Dirk Bogarde's best-selling memoirs Following Bogarde from childhood through adolescence, to the beginnings of his budding career, A Postillion Struck by Lightning is a heartfelt memoir, offering insight into what created the drive and...

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A Presumption of Death written by Jill Paton Walsh and Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Edward Petherbridge on CD (Unabridged)

A Presumption of Death written by Jill Paton Walsh and Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Edward Petherbridge on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

In A Presumption of Death, Jill Paton Walsh tells how World War II changed the lives of Peter, Harriet and their growing family. The story opens in 1940. Harriet Vane - now Lady Peter Wimsey - has taken her children to safety in the country.

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Alter Ego written by Brian Freeman performed by Joe Barrett on CD (Unabridged)

Alter Ego written by Brian Freeman performed by Joe Barrett on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

When a freak accident kills a driver on the remote roads outside Duluth, Jonathan Stride is disturbed to discover that the victim appears to be a ''ghost,'' with a false identity and no evidence to suggest who he really was. What's worse, the man has a gun locked in the trunk -- and it has recently been fired.

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Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex written by Anne Frank performed by Kathe Mazur on CD (Unabridged)

Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex written by Anne Frank performed by Kathe Mazur on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Anne Frank is known worldwide for her moving and powerful Diary written whilst hiding from the Nazis. Less well known are these stories, fables, personal reminiscences and an unfinished novel - now re-issued after being out of print for many years. Her humour, unflinching honesty and her wisdom - all ...

As It Was written by Fred Trueman performed by Fred Trueman on CD (Abridged)

As It Was written by Fred Trueman performed by Fred Trueman on CD (Abridged)£24.99  -  £29.99

Fred Trueman was a national treasure, a legend not only to cricket fans the world over but also to those who only ever took a passing interest in the game.

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Backcloth written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Dirk Bogarde on Cassette (Unabridged)

Backcloth written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Dirk Bogarde on Cassette (Unabridged)£99.99  -  £149.99

Volume 4 of Dirk Bogarde's autobiography.

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Barbarian Days - A Surfing Life written by William Finnegan performed by William Finnegan on CD (Unabridged)

Barbarian Days - A Surfing Life written by William Finnegan performed by William Finnegan on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

Pulitzer Prize, Biography, 2016 A deeply rendered self-portrait of a lifelong surfer by the acclaimed New Yorker writer. Barbarian Days is William Finnegan's memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment. Surfing only looks like a sport. To initiates it is something else entirely: a beautiful addiction, a demanding...

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Barchester Towers written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on CD (Unabridged)

Barchester Towers written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on CD (Unabridged)£89.99  -  £129.99

Barchester Towers is Anthony Trollope's comic masterpiece. Ranged either side of the unfathomable Victorian divide between the High Anglican clergy and their modern, evangelical brethren we meet the saintly Septimus Harding and the furious Archdeacon Grantly and, opposing, the fearsome ...

Between Heaven and Texas written by Marie Bostwick performed by Natalie Ross on CD (Unabridged)

Between Heaven and Texas written by Marie Bostwick performed by Natalie Ross on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

In this luminous prequel to her beloved Cobbled Court Quilts series, New York Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick takes readers into the heart of a small Texas town and the soul of a woman who discovers her destiny there. . . .

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Brat Farrar written by Josephine Tey performed by Carole Boyd on CD (Unabridged)

Brat Farrar written by Josephine Tey performed by Carole Boyd on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

A stranger enters the inner sanctum of the Ashby family posing as Patrick Ashby, the heir to the family's sizeable fortune. The stranger, Brat Farrar, has been carefully coached on Patrick's mannerisms, appearance and every significant detail of Patrick's early life, up to his 13th year when he disappeared and was...

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Brideshead Revisited written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Ben Miles, Jeremy Bamber, Eleanor Bron and Edward Petherbridge on CD (Abridged)

Brideshead Revisited written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Ben Miles, Jeremy Bamber, Eleanor Bron and Edward Petherbridge on CD (Abridged)£39.99  -  £59.99

This is a full-cast dramatisation of Evelyn Waugh's classic story of a lost golden age. In 1944 Captain Charles Ryder travels with a company of soldiers to Brideshead. He has been there before, and the great house serves as a potent reminder of the decadent, stylish lifestyle now destroyed by the austerity ...

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Brilliance of the Moon written by Lian Hearn performed by Kevin Gray and Aiko Nakasone on CD (Unabridged)

Brilliance of the Moon written by Lian Hearn performed by Kevin Gray and Aiko Nakasone on CD (Unabridged)£49.99

Brilliance of the Moon is the third book in the Tales of the Otori series by Lian Hearn.A beautiful, haunting evocation of the medieval Japan of Lian Hearn's imagination, this thrilling follow-up to Grass for His Pillow and Across the Nightingale Floor delves deeper into the complex loyalties that bind its characters...

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Churchill A Life - Part Two written by Martin Gilbert performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)

Churchill A Life - Part Two written by Martin Gilbert performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Churchill: A Life follows Winston Churchill from his earliest days to his moments of triumph. Here, the drama and excitement of his story are ever-present. Martin Gilbert gives us a vivid portrait, using Churchill's most personal letters and the recollections of his contemporaries, both friends and enemies, to go...

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Closing Ranks written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Michael Kitchen on Cassette (Unabridged)

Closing Ranks written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Michael Kitchen on Cassette (Unabridged)£49.99  -  £59.99

The story of one upper-class family in Sussex, gathered together for the death of their well-loved nanny. Instead of blessing them all from her death bed she curses them. As the family wait for the funeral, underlying stories reaching back into a World War II scandal begin to emerge.

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Clubbed to Death written by Ruth Dudley Edwards performed by Bill Wallis on CD (Unabridged)

Clubbed to Death written by Ruth Dudley Edwards performed by Bill Wallis on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Robert Amiss is persuaded by his friend Detective Sergeant Pooley of the CID to take a job as a waiter in ffeatherstonehaughs (pronounced Fanshaws), a gentlemens' club in St James. The club secretary has allegedly jumped to his death from the gallery of this imposing building. Against most of the evidence...

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Dead Air written by Iain Banks performed by Peter Capaldi on CD (Abridged)

Dead Air written by Iain Banks performed by Peter Capaldi on CD (Abridged)£29.99

A couple of ice cubes, first, then the apple that really started it all. A loft apartment in London’s East End; cool but doomed, demolition and redevelopment slated for the following week. Ken Nott, devoutly contrarian leftish shock-jock attending a mid-week wedding lunch, starts dropping stuff off the roof ...

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Death of a Prankster written by M.C. Beaton performed by Shaun Grindell on CD (Unabridged)

Death of a Prankster written by M.C. Beaton performed by Shaun Grindell on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

When police constable Hamish Macbeth receives the news that there has been a murder at Arrat House, home of the relentless practical joker Arthur Trent, he doesn’t race to the scene of the crime. After all, last time he was called to investigate a death at the isolated Scottish manor, the "victim" turned out to be...

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Diggers written by Terry Pratchett performed by Stephen Briggs on Cassette (Unabridged)

Diggers written by Terry Pratchett performed by Stephen Briggs on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

A Bright New Dawn is just around the corner for thousands of tiny nomes when they begin to move into the ruined buildings of an abandoned quarry. Or is it? Soon strange things start to happen. Like the tops of puddles growing hard and cold, and the water coming down from the sky in frozen bits. Then ...

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Don't Leave Me This Way - Or When I Get Back on My Feet You'll Be Sorry written by Julia Fox Garrison performed by Joyce Bean on CD (Unabridged)

Don't Leave Me This Way - Or When I Get Back on My Feet You'll Be Sorry written by Julia Fox Garrison performed by Joyce Bean on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Julia Fox Garrison refused to listen to the professionals she called Dr. Jerk and Dr. Panic, who - after she suffered a massive, debilitating stroke at age thirty-seven - told her she’d probably die, or to Nurse Doom, who ignored her emergency call button. Instead she heeded the advice of kind, gifted Dr. Neuro, who...

Effortless Success written by Michael Neill performed by Michael Neill on CD (Unabridged)

Effortless Success written by Michael Neill performed by Michael Neill on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Imagine a CD set that could change your life for the better, just by listening to it. Effortless success is it!For the past fifteen years, Michael Neill has been a coach, friend, mentor and creative sparkplug to celebrities, CEO's, royalty and people who want more out of their lives. In this friendly and practical CD set...

Final Curtain written by Ngaio Marsh performed by James Saxon on CD (Unabridged)

Final Curtain written by Ngaio Marsh performed by James Saxon on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A country house murder, artistic insight and the post-war reunion of Alleyn and Troy combine in Ngaio Marsh’s wittiest and most readable novel. Agatha Troy, world famous portrait painter, is inveigled into accepting a commission to paint the 70-year-old Sir Henry Ancred, Bart.,

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First Comes Duty - Book Two of the Hope Island Chronicles written by PJ Strebor performed by Eric Martin on CD (Unabridged)

First Comes Duty - Book Two of the Hope Island Chronicles written by PJ Strebor performed by Eric Martin on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

The hero of Genevieve Incident is assigned to the Monitor Insolent as she escorts a freighter into the northern reaches of league space. Their destination, the distant world of Cimmeria.While the Cimmerians are striving to find their own identity under the yoke of a corrupt regime, far from their world the Pruessen...

Flowers for the Judge written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)

Flowers for the Judge written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)£14.99

The secrets of the respected publishing house of Barnabus Ltd. stretch back many years, but when one of the directors is found dead, locked in the company's strongroom, it's time for Albert Campion to set to work puzzling out the mysteries.

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Goldfinger written by Ian Fleming performed by David Rintoul on CD (Unabridged)

Goldfinger written by Ian Fleming performed by David Rintoul on CD (Unabridged)£69.99  -  £89.99

A game of canasta turns out crooked and a golden girl ends up dead. It seems that Auric Goldfinger is a bad loser when it comes to cards. He's also the world's most ruthless and successful gold smuggler. As James Bond follows his trail, he discovers that Goldfinger's real game is the heist...

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Good Omens written by Terry Pratchett performed by Stephen Briggs on Cassette (Unabridged)

Good Omens written by Terry Pratchett performed by Stephen Briggs on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

The world will end on Saturday. Next Saturday. Just before dinner, according to The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch, the world's only completely accurate book of prophecies, written in 1655. The armies of Good and Evil are amassing, and everything appears to be going according to Divine...

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Great Meadow written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Dirk Bogarde on Cassette (Unabridged)

Great Meadow written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Dirk Bogarde on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £59.99

Part 5 of Bogard's Memoir. From 1927 to 1934 the young Dirk Bogarde lived in a remote cottage in the Sussex Downs with his sister Elizabeth and their strict nanny, Lally. This lost world, visited fleetingly in A Postillion Struck by Lightning, the first volume of Dirk Bogarde's autobiography, is seen here through...

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Hamlet - Prince of Denmark written by William Shakespeare performed by Paul Scofield, Diana Wynyard, Wilfred Lawson and Roland Culver on CD (Unabridged)

Hamlet - Prince of Denmark written by William Shakespeare performed by Paul Scofield, Diana Wynyard, Wilfred Lawson and Roland Culver on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £49.99

A Genius Performance by Paul Scofield!

Hamlet is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1599 and 1601.

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Hard Evidence written by John Lescroart performed by David Colacci on CD (Unabridged)

Hard Evidence written by John Lescroart performed by David Colacci on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

When the bullet-ridden body of a Silicon Valley billionaire washes up on shore, assistant D.A. Dismas Hardy finds himself the prosecutor in San Francisco’s murder trial of the century. The suspect: a Japanese call girl with a long list of prominent clients. But when a bizarre series of events blows the case wide...

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Hide My Eyes written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)

Hide My Eyes written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

A Genius Performance by Philip Franks!

In Hide My Eyes, Campion finds himself hunting down a serial killer. A spate of murders leaves him with only the baffling clues of a left-hand glove and a lizard-skin lettercase.

 

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Hunting the Bismarck written by C.S. Forester performed by Harry Andrews on Cassette (Abridged)

Hunting the Bismarck written by C.S. Forester performed by Harry Andrews on Cassette (Abridged)£59.99  -  £69.99

**** In order to preserve this brilliant recording the price of this item includes the Audio Transfer onto CD ****. C.S. Forester's famous War story about the hunt for the deadly German battleship Bismark, which threatened vital supply convoys in the North Atlantic.

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I'll Be There for You - The One about Friends written by Kelsey Miller performed by Kelsey Miller and Amber Benson on CD (Unabridged)

I'll Be There for You - The One about Friends written by Kelsey Miller performed by Kelsey Miller and Amber Benson on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

This definitive retrospective of Friends incorporates interviews, history and behind-the-scenes anecdotes to offer a critical analysis of how a sitcom about six twentysomethings changed television forever When Friends debuted in 1994, no one expected it to become a mainstay of NBC's "Must See TV" lineup, let...

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Jamaica Inn written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Tony Britton on CD (Unabridged)

Jamaica Inn written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Tony Britton on CD (Unabridged)£69.99  -  £99.99

After the untimely death of her mother, Mary Yellan travels across the untamed and desolate Cornish moors in search of her only living relative. A resolute and inspirational heroine, 23-year-old Mary finds her aunt, Patience Merlyn, in a desolate and irksome Inn on Bodmin Moor. Realising that the stark and...

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Jeeves and Wooster - The Collected Radio Dramas written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Michael Hordern and Richard Briers on CD (Abridged)

Jeeves and Wooster - The Collected Radio Dramas written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Michael Hordern and Richard Briers on CD (Abridged)£59.99  -  £69.99

Six BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations. "The Inimitable Jeeves", "The Code of the Woosters", "Right Ho, Jeeves", "Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves", "Jeeves and the Feudal Spirit" and "Jeeves: Joy in the Morning".

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Kill with Kindness written by Ed James performed by Michael Page on CD (Unabridged)

Kill with Kindness written by Ed James performed by Michael Page on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A sadistic killer. An infamous victim. A crime that gets darker and darker… The body of a young woman is found in a London hotel room, the victim of a suspected poisoning. Called in to investigate, DI Simon Fenchurch soon discovers the case is far more sinister than he could have imagined. He should have...

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Lasting Pride written by Jill Sanders performed by Tanya Eby on CD (Unabridged)

Lasting Pride written by Jill Sanders performed by Tanya Eby on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Roberta Stanton had grown up a thief on the streets of Portland. Breaking into the old building had been easy, and she'd gotten away with it. Or so she thought. It had only cost her the lives of seven close friends. Years later, now Rob found herself on the other side of the law. Tracking down a thief of millions..

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Lord Hornblower written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)

Lord Hornblower written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £69.99

The Admiral's face was grim as he gave Commodore Hornblower his orders. The situation was critical: mutiny was an infection that could spread through the fleet like the plague and, furthermore, the crew were threatening to go over to the French.

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Losing Ground written by Catherine Aird performed by Ric Jerrom on CD (Unabridged)

Losing Ground written by Catherine Aird performed by Ric Jerrom on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Detective Chief Inspector Sloan and his assistant, Detective Constable Crosby, are called in to investigate the theft of a valuable painting from the old manor house of Tolmie Park just before the estate goes up in flames, but their search for a thief is complicated by the discovery of a grisly pile of bones in the...

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Maskerade written by Terry Pratchett performed by Nigel Planer on CD (Unabridged)

Maskerade written by Terry Pratchett performed by Nigel Planer on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

The show must go on, as murder, music and mayhem run riot in the night. The Opera House, Ankh-Morpork, is a huge, rambling building, where innocent young sopranos are lured to their destiny by a strangely familiar evil mastermind in a hideously deformed evening dress. At least, he hopes so. But Granny...

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Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man written by Siegfried Sassoon performed by James Wilby on CD (Abridged)

Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man written by Siegfried Sassoon performed by James Wilby on CD (Abridged)£69.99

George Sherston - the 'I' of the book - is a shy, sensitive, and rather lonely boy living on the Kent/Sussex border in the early years of the 20th century. His great loves are sports, horses and hunting, and the story is told through his gentle and comic adventures at point-to-point races or village cricket matches in...

More Work for The Undertaker written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)

More Work for The Undertaker written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)£19.99

A Genius Performance by Philip Franks!

In a masterpiece of storytelling, Margery Allingham sends her elegant and engaging detective Albert Campion into the eccentric Palinode household, where there have been two suspicious deaths.

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Mr Midshipman Hornblower written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)

Mr Midshipman Hornblower written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

The first episode, initially created as a prequel, of C.S. Forester's Horatio Hornblower series, sees 17-year-old Horatio as he embarks upon a navy career aboard HMS Justinian. Older than most other seamen training to become naval officers, Hornblower is initially ridiculed for his dull...

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Napoleon: Soldier of Destiny written by Michael Broers performed by Simon Vance on CD (Unabridged)

Napoleon: Soldier of Destiny written by Michael Broers performed by Simon Vance on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Written with great energy and authority and using the newly available personal archives of Napoleon himself-the first volume of a majestic two-part biography of the great French emperor and conqueror All previous lives of Napoleon have relied more on the memoirs of others than on his own ...

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Nation written by Terry Pratchett performed by Stephen Briggs on CD (Unabridged)

Nation written by Terry Pratchett performed by Stephen Briggs on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Finding himself alone on a desert island when everything and everyone he knows and loved has been washed away in a huge storm, Mau is the last surviving member of his nation. He's also completely alone - or so he thinks until he finds the ghost girl. She has no toes, wears strange lacy trousers like the...

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Oliver Twist written by Charles Dickens performed by Martin Jarvis on CD (Unabridged)

Oliver Twist written by Charles Dickens performed by Martin Jarvis on CD (Unabridged)£49.99

A workhouse orphan, Oliver experiences the terror and brutality of the criminal underworld. His companions, a thief, a whore, a pickpocket, and a fence, are destined for gruesome ends, but Oliver emerges unscathed from the darkness of the underworld.

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Perfume - The Story of a Murderer written by Patrick Suskind performed by Sean Barrett on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Perfume - The Story of a Murderer written by Patrick Suskind performed by Sean Barrett on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£49.99

In eighteenth-century France there lived a man who was one of the most gifted and abominable personages in an era that knew no lack of gifted and abominable personages.

Police at the Funeral written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)

Police at the Funeral written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)£14.99

A Genius Performance by Philip Franks! Amateur detective Albert Campion is summoned to Cambridge to assist the Faraday family with a mystery. He must untangle a web of family resentments and discover the truth behind the disappearance of one of the Faraday cousins, vanished without a trace one Sunday...

Radio Drama Collection written by Agatha Christie performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation on CD (Unabridged)

Radio Drama Collection written by Agatha Christie performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation on CD (Unabridged)£9.99  -  £19.99

Three classic BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations.

The Mysterious Affair at Styles, Murder at the Vicarage and The Sittaford Mystery

Recipe for Life written by Mary Berry performed by Patricia Hodge on CD (Unabridged)

Recipe for Life written by Mary Berry performed by Patricia Hodge on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

From Queen of Tarts to the nation's heart, Mary Berry shares her Recipe for Life. Read by the actress Patricia Hodge. In the words of my father, my birth caused no end of trouble...' From the moment she came into the world - two weeks early, throwing her parents' lives into disarray - Mary has gracefully but...

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Second Time Around written by Marcia Willett performed by Phyllida Nash on CD (Unabridged)

Second Time Around written by Marcia Willett performed by Phyllida Nash on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Marcia Willett's uplifting novel Second Time Around tells the tale of three cousins who are brought together, each in desperate need of a sense of belonging. The perfect read for fans of Liz Fenwick and Harriet Evans. When Mathilda Rainbird bequeaths her beautiful house in a Devonshire cove to three unknown...

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Sex at Dawn - How We Mate, Why We Stray and What it Means for Modern Relationships written by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha performed by Allyson Johnson, Jonathan Davies and Christopher Ryan on CD (Unabridged)

Sex at Dawn - How We Mate, Why We Stray and What it Means for Modern Relationships written by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jetha performed by Allyson Johnson, Jonathan Davies and Christopher Ryan on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Since Darwin's day, we've been told that sexual monogamy comes naturally to our species. Mainstream science - as well as religious and cultural institutions - has maintained that men and women evolved in families in which a man's possessions and protection were exchanged for a woman's fertility and fidelity.

Shakespeare's Restless World written by Neil MacGregor performed by Neil MacGregor on CD (Unabridged)

Shakespeare's Restless World written by Neil MacGregor performed by Neil MacGregor on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

What was life like for Shakespeare's first audiences? In a time of political and religious unrest and economic expansion, how did Elizabethan play-goers make sense of their changing world? What did the plays mean to the public when they were first performed? In this fascinating series, Neil MacGregor attempts to...

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Sherlock Holmes - The Definitive Collection written by Arthur Conan Doyle performed by Stephen Fry on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Sherlock Holmes - The Definitive Collection written by Arthur Conan Doyle performed by Stephen Fry on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£69.99  -  £99.99

Ever since he made his first appearance in A Study In Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes has enthralled and delighted millions of fans throughout the world. Now Stephen Fry, a lifelong fan of Doyle's detective fiction, has brought to life Arthur Conan Doyle's complete works – four novels and five collections....

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Sisters Under the Skin written by Marcia Willett (writing as Willa Marsh) performed by Rowena Cooper on CD (Unabridged)

Sisters Under the Skin written by Marcia Willett (writing as Willa Marsh) performed by Rowena Cooper on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Stepsisters Olivia and Emily are at daggers drawn until the arrival of their half-sister, Rosie, when they unite in their hatred of the newcomer. Rosie can look after herself, though, and cunningly throws secret spanners in the works for her sisters.

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Snakes and Ladders written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Andrew Sachs on CD (Unabridged)

Snakes and Ladders written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Andrew Sachs on CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £69.99

A Genius Performance by Andrew Sachs!

Part 2 of Dirk Bogarde's autobiography, begun in "A Postillion Struck by Lightning". The book begins with the trials of an army training camp at Catterick and covers his career to the point where he starred in the film "Death in Venice".

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The Carpet People written by Terry Pratchett performed by Richard Mitchley on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Carpet People written by Terry Pratchett performed by Richard Mitchley on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

In the beginning, there was nothing but endless flatness. Then came the Carpet.... That's the old story everyone knows and loves (even if they don't really believe it). But now the Carpet is home to many different tribes and peoples, and there's a new story in the making: the story of Fray, sweeping a trail of...

The Case of the Late Pig written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)

The Case of the Late Pig written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)£14.99

Albert Campion is summoned to the village of Kepesake to investigate a particularly distasteful death. The body turns out to be that of Pig Peters, freshly killed five months after his own funeral. Soon other corpses start to turn up, just as Peters's body goes missing. It takes all Campion's coolly incisive powers...

The Children of Hurin written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Sir Christopher Lee and Christopher Tolkien on CD (Unabridged)

The Children of Hurin written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Sir Christopher Lee and Christopher Tolkien on CD (Unabridged)£34.99

There are tales of Middle-earth from times long before The Lord of the Rings. The story told in this book is set in the great country that lay beyond the Grey Havens in the West: lands where Treebeard once walked, but which were drowned in the great cataclysm that ended the First Age of the World.

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The Colour Purple written by Alice Walker performed by Alice Walker on CD (Unabridged)

The Colour Purple written by Alice Walker performed by Alice Walker on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, this novel about a resilient and courageous woman has become a Broadway show and a cultural phenomenon. A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick Celie has grown up poor in rural Georgia, despised by the society around her and abused by her ...

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The Convenient Marriage written by Georgette Heyer performed by Caroline Hunt on CD (Unabridged)

The Convenient Marriage written by Georgette Heyer performed by Caroline Hunt on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £34.99

When the most eligible Earl of Rule offers for the hand of the beauty of the Winwood family, he has no notion of the distress he causes his intended. For Miss Lizzie Winwood is promised to the excellent, but impoverished, Mr Edward Heron. Disaster can only be averted by the delightful impetuosity of her ...

The Crime at Black Dudley written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)

The Crime at Black Dudley written by Margery Allingham performed by Philip Franks on CD (Abridged)£19.99  -  £24.99

A Genius Performance by Philip Franks!

When George Abbershaw is invited to Black Dudley Manor for the weekend, he has only one thing on his mind - proposing to Meggie Oliphant. Unfortunately for George, things don't quite go according to plan.

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The Cruise of the Arctic Star written by Scott O'Dell performed by Robert Blumenfeld on CD (Unabridged)

The Cruise of the Arctic Star written by Scott O'Dell performed by Robert Blumenfeld on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

In The Cruise of the Arctic Star, Scott O'Dell takes a voyage up the length of the California coast in his cedar-hulled offshore cruiser named Arctic Star. With his wife Elizabeth along as skilled navigator and cook, a friend Del as cohort and deckhand, and an unpredictable hired hand named Rodney Lambert, the crew...

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The Holy Blood and The Holy Grail written by Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln performed by Simon Prebble on CD (Abridged)

The Holy Blood and The Holy Grail written by Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh and Henry Lincoln performed by Simon Prebble on CD (Abridged)£39.99

A nineteenth century French priest discovers something in his mountain village at the foot of the Pyrenees which enable him to amass and spend a fortune of millions of pounds. The tale seems to begin with buried treasure and then turns into an unprecedented historical detective story, a modern Grail quest...

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The Isadora Moon Collection written by Harriet Muncaster performed by Katy Sobey on CD (Unabridged)

The Isadora Moon Collection written by Harriet Muncaster performed by Katy Sobey on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

An exciting collection of the first four Isadora Moon adventures...the ideal choice for listeners who want their magic and sparkle with a bit of bite! Half vampire, half fairy, totally unique! Isadora Moon is special because she is different. Her mum is a fairy and her dad is a vampire and Isadora is a bit of both.

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The Journey of Not Knowing - How 21st Century Leaders Can Chart a Course Where There is None written by Julie Benezet performed by Karen White on CD (Unabridged)

The Journey of Not Knowing - How 21st Century Leaders Can Chart a Course Where There is None written by Julie Benezet performed by Karen White on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

The Journey of Not Knowing is a fast-paced, entertaining book that gets to the heart of a critical state in today's business climate and society overall: the constantly changing, ambiguous 21st century and the uncharted waters ahead. This book will inspire leaders of any size organization to come to grips with...

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The Last Leopard written by Lauren St John performed by Adjoa Andoh on CD (Unabridged)

The Last Leopard written by Lauren St John performed by Adjoa Andoh on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

The third of Lauren St John's heartwarming White Giraffe series, in which Martine and Ben must save the world's rarest leopard. Martine is looking forward to the holidays and riding Jemmy, her white giraffe, until an accident sends her and Ben on a journey to the Matobo Hills wilderness in Zimbabwe. It is a lawless..

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The Lower River written by Paul Theroux performed by Jefferson Mays on CD (Unabridged)

The Lower River written by Paul Theroux performed by Jefferson Mays on CD (Unabridged)£49.99

Award-winning writer Paul Theroux draws upon personal experience of living in Malawi in his eye-opening novel, about one man's return to an Africa he no longer recognises, The Lower River. Decades ago Massachusetts salesman Ellis Hock spent four years in Africa - and the continent has never left him.

The Mill on the Floss written by George Eliot performed by Laura Paton on CD (Unabridged)

The Mill on the Floss written by George Eliot performed by Laura Paton on CD (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £79.99

Maggie Tulliver has two lovers: Philip Wakem, son of her fathers enemy, and Stephen Guest, already promised to her cousin. But the love she wants most in the world is that of her brother Tom. Maggies struggle against her passionate and sensual nature leads her to a deeper understanding and to tragedy.

The Mrs Bradley Mysteries written by Gladys Mitchell performed by Mary Wimbush, Leslie Phillips and Full Cast Drama Team on CD (Abridged)

The Mrs Bradley Mysteries written by Gladys Mitchell performed by Mary Wimbush, Leslie Phillips and Full Cast Drama Team on CD (Abridged)£24.99

Mary Wimbush stars as unconventional psychoanalyst sleuth Mrs Bradley in these two full-cast dramatisations of stories by Gladys Mitchell. Colourful, cynical, intimidating and extremely intelligent, Mrs Bradley is one of the most unorthodox detectives in the history of Golden Age crime fiction. The heroine ...

The Notebook written by Nicholas Sparks performed by Barry Bostwick on CD (Unabridged)

The Notebook written by Nicholas Sparks performed by Barry Bostwick on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

The love story to end all love stories from the internationally best-selling author Nicholas Sparks. Now a major motion picture starring Ryan Gosling (Golden Globe-winning and Oscar-nominated star of La La Land) and Rachel McAdams. How far can love endure? Noah Calhoun has just returned from World War...

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist written by Mohsin Hamid  performed by Satya Bhabha on CD (Unabridged)

The Reluctant Fundamentalist written by Mohsin Hamid performed by Satya Bhabha on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Excuse me, sir, but may I be of assistance? Ah, I see I have alarmed you. Do not be frightened by my beard. I am a lover of America....' So speaks the mysterious stranger at a Lahore cafe as dusk settles. Invited to join him for tea, you learn his name and what led this speaker of immaculate English to seek...

The Return of Sherlock Holmes written by Arthur Conan Doyle performed by David Timson on CD (Unabridged)

The Return of Sherlock Holmes written by Arthur Conan Doyle performed by David Timson on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

The 13 stories in this entertaining set chart the activities of the world's greatest private detective from his sudden re-appearance after his supposed death at the Reichenberg Falls. Faithful Dr Watson recounts the "Adventure of The Empty House", the "Adventure of the Dancing Men" and others...

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The Royal Stuarts - A History of the Family that Shaped Britain written by Allan Massie performed by John Telfer on CD (Unabridged)

The Royal Stuarts - A History of the Family that Shaped Britain written by Allan Massie performed by John Telfer on CD (Unabridged)£89.99

Churchill: A Life follows Winston Churchill from his earliest days to his moments of triumph. Here, the drama and excitement of his story are ever-present. Martin Gilbert gives us a vivid portrait, using Churchill's most personal letters and the recollections of his contemporaries, both friends and enemies, to go...

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The Saint Valentine's Day Murders written by Ruth Dudley Edwards performed by Bill Wallis on CD (Unabridged)

The Saint Valentine's Day Murders written by Ruth Dudley Edwards performed by Bill Wallis on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

Life in a dismal bureaucratic cul - de - sac is not what Robert Amiss expects when the British civil service lends him for a year to the British Conservation Corporation. In fact, he finds himself condemned to a non - job in a backwater, managing disgruntled and demoralized time - servers who deeply resent him.

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The Seashell on the Mountaintop written by Alan Cutler performed by Paul Hecht on CD (Unabridged)

The Seashell on the Mountaintop written by Alan Cutler performed by Paul Hecht on CD (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £69.99

Dubbed ' the founder of modern geology' by Stephen Jay Gould, the 17th century Danish scientist Nicolaus Steno was the first man to to suggest that the existence of fossils demanded a much longer history for the earth than the roughly six thousand years suggested by the Bible.

The Steam Whistle Theatre Company written by Vivian French performed by Peter Kenny on CD (Unabridged)

The Steam Whistle Theatre Company written by Vivian French performed by Peter Kenny on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

The wonderful adventures of a family theatre-troupe, touring Victorian England by train – a high-octane, high-drama romp, with a colourful company of characters. Dark and deadly deeds, piratical plots, lost heiresses and poor little orphans – Vivian French conjures up the very spirit of Victorian theatre in a...

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The Third Man written by Graham Greene performed by James Mason on Cassette (Abridged)

The Third Man written by Graham Greene performed by James Mason on Cassette (Abridged)£29.99  -  £34.99

I have identified this item as Abridged but the abridgment is extremely limited, just a few mins. 'The Third Man' is Graham Greene's brilliant recreation of postwar Vienna, a 'smashed dreary city' occupied by the four Allied powers. Rollo Martins, a second-rate novelist, arrives penniless to visit his friend and ...

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The Truth and Other Lies written by Sascha Arango performed by Corey Brill on CD (Unabridged)

The Truth and Other Lies written by Sascha Arango performed by Corey Brill on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A literary crime thriller with “a clever plot that always surprises, told with dark humor and dry wit” (The New York Times Book Review, Editor’s Choice), this brilliant debut follows a famous author whose wife—the brains behind his success—meets an untimely death, leaving him to deal with the consequences.

The Wench is Dead written by Colin Dexter performed by Samuel West on CD (Unabridged)

The Wench is Dead written by Colin Dexter performed by Samuel West on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

That night he dreamed in Technicolor. He saw the ochre-skinned, scantily clad siren in her black, arrowed stockings. And in Morse's muddled computer of a mind, that siren took the name of one Joanna Franks.... The body of Joanna Franks was found at Duke's Cut on the Oxford Canal at about 5:30 a.m.

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To Serve Them All My Days - Volume 2 The Headmaster written by R.F. Delderfield performed by Christian Rodska on Cassette (Unabridged)

To Serve Them All My Days - Volume 2 The Headmaster written by R.F. Delderfield performed by Christian Rodska on Cassette (Unabridged)£79.99  -  £99.99

Delderfield offers us one of the best stories about life between the wars. David Powlett Jones, miners son and scholarship boy, is invalided out of the trenches and sent to convalesce as a teacher at a minor public school. From this fairly mundane start we are then catapulted into a journey of discovery. The many ...

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To Serve Them All My Days Volume 1 Late Spring written by R.F. Delderfield performed by Christian Rodska on Cassette (Unabridged)

To Serve Them All My Days Volume 1 Late Spring written by R.F. Delderfield performed by Christian Rodska on Cassette (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £69.99

Volume 1 of To Serve Them All My Days has been another popular success from the writer R.F. Delderfield, whose novels also include the trilogies A Horseman Riding By and the Swann Saga (God is an Englishman, Theirs Was the Day and Give Us This Day), Diana and Come Home.

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Tom's Midnight Garden written by Philippa Pearce performed by Jan Francis on CD (Unabridged)

Tom's Midnight Garden written by Philippa Pearce performed by Jan Francis on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

When his brother catches measles, Tom is sent away for the summer to stay with his uncle and aunt and is thoroughly fed up about it. What a boring summer it's going to be. But then, lying in bed one night, he hears the old grandfather clock in the hall strike the very strange hour of 13 o'clock. What can it mean?

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Too Good To Be True written by Benjamin Anastas performed by Tim Lundeen on CD (Unabridged)

Too Good To Be True written by Benjamin Anastas performed by Tim Lundeen on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Recounts the author's efforts to rebuild in the face of a failing literary career and his wife's abandonment for another man, describing how his love for his young son inspired the confrontation of his own painful childhood memories.

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Truckers written by Terry Pratchett performed by Stephen Briggs on Cassette (Unabridged)

Truckers written by Terry Pratchett performed by Stephen Briggs on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

"Outside! What's it like?" Masklin looked blank. "Well," he said. "It's sort of big." To the thousands of tiny nomes who live under the floorboards of a large department store, there is no outside. Things like day and night, sun and rain are just daft old legends. Then a devastating piece of news shatters their...

Truly Everlasting written by Brenda Jackson performed by Pete Ohms on CD (Unabridged)

Truly Everlasting written by Brenda Jackson performed by Pete Ohms on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

As the holidays settle in around Houston, Texas, young Austin has but one wish - for a Christmas Daddy. When his mother, Felicia Madaris, learns of his wish, she turns to childhood-rival-turned-family-friend, Trask Maxwell, to help fulfill her young son’s wish. But soon, Felicia realizes that it's not just Austin’s...

Truly Sweet written by Candis Terry performed by Xe Sands on CD (Unabridged)

Truly Sweet written by Candis Terry performed by Xe Sands on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

When the one you've always wanted... At 16, Annabelle Morgan hoped her crush on Jake Wilder was just a passing phase. Now she's 29 and nothing has changed - except Jake. The once-carefree Marine has come home with a giant chip on his shoulder. He insists a single mom like Annie deserves more than...

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Voices in the Garden written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Andrew Sachs on Cassette (Unabridged)

Voices in the Garden written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Andrew Sachs on Cassette (Unabridged)£59.99

First published 1981, this is Dirk Bogarde's second novel. The fabulous but wavering old Lady “Cuckoo” Peverill, lives with her husband, Napoleon-mad military historian, Archie. Dissatisfied and overcome by sheer boredom, she ventures down to the lake at the edge of their estate, pockets filled with stones...

Wildalone written by Krassi Zourkova performed by Barrie Kreinik on CD (Unabridged)

Wildalone written by Krassi Zourkova performed by Barrie Kreinik on CD (Unabridged)£49.99

In this darkly imaginative debut novel full of myth, magic, romance, and mystery, a Princeton freshman is drawn into a love triangle with two enigmatic brothers and discovers terrifying secrets about her family and herself - a bewitching blend of Twilight, The Secret History, Jane Eyre, and A Discovery of...

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Wings written by Terry Pratchett performed by Stephen Briggs on Cassette (Unabridged)

Wings written by Terry Pratchett performed by Stephen Briggs on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

It wasn't a thing, it was a bit of shaped sky. Somewhere in a place so far up that there is no down, a ship is waiting to take the nomes home, back to wherever they came from. And one nome, Masklin, knows that they've got to try and contact the ship. It means going to Florida (wherever that is), then getting to the...