New In January 2020 Part 2

 

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(All New titles in alphabetical order)

 

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A Fine Romance written by Candice Bergen performed by Candice Bergen on CD (Unabridged)

A Fine Romance written by Candice Bergen performed by Candice Bergen on CD (Unabridged)£34.99  -  £39.99

In the follow-up to Knock Wood—her bestselling “engaging, intelligent, and wittily self-deprecating autobiography” (The New York Times)—Candice Bergen shares the big events: her marriage to a famous French director, the birth of her daughter, Murphy Brown, widowhood, falling in love again, and watching her daughter blossom.

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Absolute Pandemonium written by Brian Blessed performed by Brian Blessed on CD (Unabridged)

Absolute Pandemonium written by Brian Blessed performed by Brian Blessed on CD (Unabridged)£34.99

There is no one quite like Brian Blessed. He's an actor, film star, trained undertaker, unlikely diplomat, secret romantic, martial artist and mountaineer. He's also a brilliant storyteller who will - and you must brace yourself - simply leap out of the pages at you. Ready? Then open Absolute Pandemonium and you'll...

Agnes Grey written by Anne Bronte performed by Rachel Bavidge on CD (Unabridged)

Agnes Grey written by Anne Bronte performed by Rachel Bavidge on CD (Unabridged)£24.99  -  £29.99

For all those captivated by the trials of Jane Eyre, Anne Brontës heroine Agnes Grey is the ideal counterpoint. Agnes Grey is widely considered to be the best record of the precarious position of the governess in Victorian society, and the insolence, neglect and dependence that the gentle ....

An Abundance of Katherines written by John Green performed by Jeff Woodman on CD (Unabridged)

An Abundance of Katherines written by John Green performed by Jeff Woodman on CD (Unabridged)£24.99

Having been dumped for the 19th time by a girl named Katherine, recent high school graduate Colin sets off on a road trip with his best friend to find some new direction in life while also trying to create a mathematical formula to explain his relationship failures.

Bad Blood written by Dana Stabenow performed by Katherine Fenton on CD (Unabridged)

Bad Blood written by Dana Stabenow performed by Katherine Fenton on CD (Unabridged)£24.99

New York Times bestselling author Dana Stabenow's latest, Bad Blood, finds Kate Shugak entangled in a bitter tribal rivalry and murder In Alaska, one hundred years of bad blood between the villages of Kushtaka and Kuskulana come to a boil when the body of a young Kushtaka ne'er-do-well...

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Bill Clinton written by Michael Tomasky performed by Paul Heitsch on CD (Unabridged)

Bill Clinton written by Michael Tomasky performed by Paul Heitsch on CD (Unabridged)£49.99

The president of larger-than-life ambitions and appetites whose term defined America at the close of the twentieth century Bill Clinton: a president of contradictions. He was a Rhodes Scholar and a Yale Law School graduate, but he was also a fatherless child from rural Arkansas. He was one of the most...

Billie Whitelaw...Who He? written by Billie Whitelaw performed by Billie Whitelaw on Cassette (Abridged)

Billie Whitelaw...Who He? written by Billie Whitelaw performed by Billie Whitelaw on Cassette (Abridged)£24.99

This autobiography tells the story of an uneducated girl from wartime Coventry, who, without ever really wanting to become an actress, became one of Laurence Olivier's leading ladies and the muse of Samuel Beckett. She tells of an unlikely journey, working as a child actress, early fame as the first of Britain's

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Black Mischief written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Michael Maloney on Cassette (Unabridged)

Black Mischief written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Michael Maloney on Cassette (Unabridged)£69.99

Black Mischief, Waugh's third novel, helped to establish his reputation as a master satirist. Set on the fictional African island of Azania, the novel chronicles the efforts of Emperor Seth, assisted by the Englishman Basil Seal, to modernize his kingdom. Profound hilarity ensues from the issuance of homemade...

Casting Off - Part Four of the Cazalet Chronicle written by Elizabeth Jane Howard performed by Eleanor Bron on Cassette (Abridged)

Casting Off - Part Four of the Cazalet Chronicle written by Elizabeth Jane Howard performed by Eleanor Bron on Cassette (Abridged)£9.99

The fourth and final volume of the "Cazalet Chronicle" opens in July 1945. At the end of "Confusion", Rupert has finally been found. Now, as the novel progresses through to 1947, we follow Rupert's life as he struggles with normality and the difficulty of finding his position back in the family.

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Childhood's End written by Arthur C. Clarke performed by BBC Radio 4 Drama Team, Steven Pacey, Peter Jeffrey and Yana Weinstein on Cassette (Abridged)

Childhood's End written by Arthur C. Clarke performed by BBC Radio 4 Drama Team, Steven Pacey, Peter Jeffrey and Yana Weinstein on Cassette (Abridged)£39.99  -  £49.99

An all-time Science Fiction classic!
Silent spacecraft take the light from the world. Superintelligent aliens rule with wisdom not force.
A new era of invention and prosperity brings hope and peace. The twilight of the human race has begun.

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Clarissa or The History of a Young Lady - Volume 1 written by Samuel Richardson performed by Samuel West, Lucy Scott, Roger May and Full Cast Drama  on CD (Unabridged)

Clarissa or The History of a Young Lady - Volume 1 written by Samuel Richardson performed by Samuel West, Lucy Scott, Roger May and Full Cast Drama on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A milestone in the history of the novel, Samuel Richardsons epistolary and elaborate Clarissa follows the life of a chaste young woman desperate to protect her virtue. When beautiful Clarissa Harlowe is forced to marry the rich but repulsive Mr Solmes, she refuses, much to her family's chagrin. She escapes their...

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Clarissa or The History of a Young Lady - Volume 2 written by Samuel Richardson performed by Samuel West, Lucy Scott, Roger May and Full Cast Drama  on CD (Unabridged)

Clarissa or The History of a Young Lady - Volume 2 written by Samuel Richardson performed by Samuel West, Lucy Scott, Roger May and Full Cast Drama on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A milestone in the history of the novel, Samuel Richardsons epistolary and elaborate Clarissa follows the life of a chaste young woman desperate to protect her virtue. When beautiful Clarissa Harlowe is forced to marry the rich but repulsive Mr Solmes, she refuses, much to her family's chagrin. She escapes their...

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Clarissa or The History of a Young Lady - Volume 3 written by Samuel Richardson performed by Samuel West, Lucy Scott, Roger May and Full Cast Drama  on CD (Unabridged)

Clarissa or The History of a Young Lady - Volume 3 written by Samuel Richardson performed by Samuel West, Lucy Scott, Roger May and Full Cast Drama on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A milestone in the history of the novel, Samuel Richardsons epistolary and elaborate Clarissa follows the life of a chaste young woman desperate to protect her virtue. When beautiful Clarissa Harlowe is forced to marry the rich but repulsive Mr Solmes, she refuses, much to her family.s chagrin. She escapes their...

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Cold Comfort Farm written by Stella Gibbons performed by Anna Massey on Cassette (Unabridged)

Cold Comfort Farm written by Stella Gibbons performed by Anna Massey on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

In Gibbons's classic tale, a resourceful young heroine finds herself in the gloomy, overwrought world of a Hardy or Bronte novel and proceeds to organize everyone out of their romantic tragedies into the pleasures of normal life. Flora Poste, orphaned at 19, chooses to live with relatives at Cold Comfort Farm in..

Confusion - Part Three of the Cazalet Chronicle written by Elizabeth Jane Howard performed by Eleanor Bron on Cassette (Abridged)

Confusion - Part Three of the Cazalet Chronicle written by Elizabeth Jane Howard performed by Eleanor Bron on Cassette (Abridged)£9.99

This is the third novel in a four-volume saga. The book takes up the story of the Cazalet family in the spring of 1942, and follows them through the war to VE day, 8th May 1945. Polly and Clary have left Home Place for London, Louise has married, and Archie and Polly fall in love.

Cover Her Face written by P.D. James performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation on CD (Abridged)

Cover Her Face written by P.D. James performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation on CD (Abridged)£9.99

A BBC Radio 4 dramatization of an Adam Dalgliesh mystery. Called in to investigate a murder at an Elizabethan manor house, Dalgliesh soon discovers that there is no shortage of motives.

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CyberStorm written by Matthew Mather performed by Tom Taylorson on CD (Unabridged)

CyberStorm written by Matthew Mather performed by Tom Taylorson on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Sometimes the worst storms aren't from Mother Nature, and sometimes the worst nightmares aren't the ones in our heads. Mike Mitchell, an average New Yorker already struggling to keep his family together, suddenly finds himself fighting just to keep them alive when an increasingly bizarre string of disasters...

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Decline and Fall written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Rik Mayall on CD (Abridged)

Decline and Fall written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Rik Mayall on CD (Abridged)£29.99

Decline and Fall is the utterly fabulous and gloriously farcical story of Paul Pennyfeather. Sent down from Oxford in outrageous circumstances, Paul finds himself a position as schoolteacher at Llanabba Castle alongside a hilarious cast of oddballs, rascals and criminals - posturing as educators!

Devil's Cub written by Georgette Heyer performed by Michael Drew on CD (Unabridged)

Devil's Cub written by Georgette Heyer performed by Michael Drew on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

The excesses of the young Marquis of Vidal are even wilder than his father's before him. Not for nothing is the reckless duellist and gamester called "the Devil's Cub". But when he is forced to leave the country, Mary Challoner discovers his fiendish plan to abduct her sister. Any only by daring to impersonate...

Dr No written by Ian Fleming performed by Hugh Quarshie on CD (Unabridged)

Dr No written by Ian Fleming performed by Hugh Quarshie on CD (Unabridged)£6.99  -  £14.99

Dr Julius No is a man with a mysterious past. Nobody knows what secrets are hidden on his Caribbean island, and all those who have attempted to investigate further have disappeared.

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Dracula written by Bram Stoker performed by Greg Wise and Saskia Reeves on Cassette (Unabridged)

Dracula written by Bram Stoker performed by Greg Wise and Saskia Reeves on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. Famous for introducing the character of the vampire Count Dracula, the novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so he may find new blood and spread undead curse, and the battle between Dracula and a...

Elizabeth - Her Life, Our Times written by Alan Titchmarsh performed by Alan Titchmarsh and John Telfer on CD (Unabridged)

Elizabeth - Her Life, Our Times written by Alan Titchmarsh performed by Alan Titchmarsh and John Telfer on CD (Unabridged)£4.99  -  £14.99

On 2 June 1953, 27-year-old Princess Elizabeth of York was crowned Queen, the eyes of the world upon her as she dedicated herself to her country.

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Evelyn Waugh - The Spoken Word written by British Library  performed by Evelyn Waugh on CD (Abridged)

Evelyn Waugh - The Spoken Word written by British Library performed by Evelyn Waugh on CD (Abridged)£29.99

Waugh was widley regarded as the most brilliant satrical novelist of his day. Drawing on previously unpublished BBC broadcasts from a period of over 25 years, this CD presents Waugh in some of his most significant radio appearences. The recordings range from the earliest surviving example of Waugh's ...

Falling written by Elizabeth Jane Howard performed by Robert Lindsay and Janet Suzman on Cassette (Abridged)

Falling written by Elizabeth Jane Howard performed by Robert Lindsay and Janet Suzman on Cassette (Abridged)£14.99

Henry Kent has a knack of knowing when to move on before his past catches up with him, but things go awry when he befriends a well-to-do writer, and her agent and daughter decide to check out the truth of Henry's stories. What they discover is shocking.

Fathers and Sons written by Ivan Turgenev performed by David Horovitch on Cassette (Unabridged)

Fathers and Sons written by Ivan Turgenev performed by David Horovitch on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

In this 1860s Russian classic, Bazarov (the prototypical nihilist) argues with Pavel Kirsanov (the prototypical liberal of the 1840s generation) about the nature of nihilism and its usefulness to Russia, in an episode which personifies the struggle between the fathers (i.e., the liberals of the 1840s)

First Among Equals written by Jeffrey Archer performed by Martin Jarvis on CD (Abridged)

First Among Equals written by Jeffrey Archer performed by Martin Jarvis on CD (Abridged)£9.99

In the 1960s, four ambitious new MPs take their seats at Westminster. Over three decades they share the turbulent passions of the race for power with their wives and families, men and women caught up in a dramatic game for the highest stakes of all. But only one can gain the ultimate goal - Prime Minister . . .

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Forward written by Abby Wambach performed by Abby Wambach on CD (Unabridged)

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...

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Gates of Eden written by Ethan Coen performed by Steve Buscemi, Matt Dillon, John Goodman and Ben Stiller on Cassette (Abridged)

Gates of Eden written by Ethan Coen performed by Steve Buscemi, Matt Dillon, John Goodman and Ben Stiller on Cassette (Abridged)£69.99

Ethan Coen makes his long-awaited fiction debut with a series of stories that mix the same offbeat humour, brutal irony, and razor-sharp wit of his films. Gates of Eden features characters struggling to comprehend their place in the world, and trying to understand the situations fate has placed in front of them.

Great British Trials - Ruth Ellis, Evans and Christie and Dr Crippen written by Mr Punch Audio performed by Ronald Pickup, Andrew Sachs and Jemma Redgrave on Cassette (Abridged)

Great British Trials - Ruth Ellis, Evans and Christie and Dr Crippen written by Mr Punch Audio performed by Ronald Pickup, Andrew Sachs and Jemma Redgrave on Cassette (Abridged)£14.99  -  £29.99

Covering the Trials of Ruth Ellis, Evans and Christie and Dr. Crippen. Adapted from the original trial transcripts, with eyewitness accounts and contemporary mewspaper reports. we witness the actual events that made each trial a cause celebre of its day.

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Haroun and the Sea of Stories written by Salman Rushdie performed by Salman Rushdie on Cassette (Abridged)

Haroun and the Sea of Stories written by Salman Rushdie performed by Salman Rushdie on Cassette (Abridged)£34.99

A fable about a successful storyteller who loses his ability. This is the story of his son's attempt to return the gift of storytelling to his father.

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I, Claudius - BBC Radio 4 Drama written by Robert Graves performed by Tom Goodman-Hill, Derek Jacobi, Harriet Walter and Tim McInnerny on CD (Abridged)

I, Claudius - BBC Radio 4 Drama written by Robert Graves performed by Tom Goodman-Hill, Derek Jacobi, Harriet Walter and Tim McInnerny on CD (Abridged)£39.99  -  £49.99

A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Robert Graves' brilliant account of the madness and debauchery of ancient Rome, starring Tom Goodman Hill as Claudius and Derek Jacobi as Augustus. The wickedly entertaining inside story of the lives and deaths of the Imperial dynasty from Augustus to Caligula...

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Ivanhoe written by Sir Walter Scott performed by Frederick Davidson on Cassette (Unabridged)

Ivanhoe written by Sir Walter Scott performed by Frederick Davidson on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

This is one of Sir Walter Scott's greatest adventures, set amongst the roaring battles of the struggle between the Normans and the Saxons for control of medieval England. It deals with the rivalry between King Richard the Lion-Heart and his brother, John. We follow the adventures, skirmishes and romances of..

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Jeeves in the Offing written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Simon Callow on CD (Abridged)

Jeeves in the Offing written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Simon Callow on CD (Abridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

A Genius Performance by Simon Callow!

Bertie's ingenuity is put to the test when Jeeves goes on holiday. Taking a trip to Brinkley Court should be a joy for Bertie. 

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Jumping the Queue written by Mary Wesley performed by Anna Massey on Cassette (Unabridged)

Jumping the Queue written by Mary Wesley performed by Anna Massey on Cassette (Unabridged)£69.99

Matilda Poliport, recently widowed and largely estranged from her four adult children, has decided to End It All. She has cleaned her cottage, given away her beloved pet goose and burnt any incriminating letters. Now all that remains for her to do is eat her picnic, take her pills and swim out into the ocean.

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Kane and Abel written by Jeffrey Archer performed by Jason Culp on CD (Unabridged)

Kane and Abel written by Jeffrey Archer performed by Jason Culp on CD (Unabridged)£24.99  -  £44.99

They had only one thing in common . . . William Lowell Kane and Abel Rosnovski, one the son of a Boston millionaire, the other a penniless Polish immigrant - two men born on the same day on opposite sides of the world, their paths destined to cross in the ruthless struggle to build a fortune.

Lord of the Rings - Part 2 The Two Towers written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Rob Inglis on CD (Unabridged)

Lord of the Rings - Part 2 The Two Towers written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Rob Inglis on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

The Two Towers is the second part of JRR Tolkien’s epic masterpiece The Lord of the Rings. Frodo and the Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom. They have lost the wizard...

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Man and Superman written by George Bernard Shaw performed by Ralph Fiennes, Juliet Stevenson, Judi Dench and John Wood on Cassette (Unabridged)

Man and Superman written by George Bernard Shaw performed by Ralph Fiennes, Juliet Stevenson, Judi Dench and John Wood on Cassette (Unabridged)£39.99

Man and Superman was the first drama to be broadcast on the BBC's Third Programme on October 1, 1946. To celebrate Radio 3's 50th anniversary, the play was directed by Sir Peter Hall, and preserved for all time in this lush audio dramatization. A comedy and a philosophy', Man and Superman is based on the...

Marking Time - Part Two of The Cazalet Chronicle written by Elizabeth Jane Howard performed by Eleanor Bron on Cassette (Abridged)

Marking Time - Part Two of The Cazalet Chronicle written by Elizabeth Jane Howard performed by Eleanor Bron on Cassette (Abridged)£9.99

At Home Place, the windows are blacked out and food is becoming scarce as a new generation of Cazalets takes up the story. Louise dreams of being a great actress, Clary is an aspiring writer, while Polly, is burdened with knowledge and the need to share it. This is the sequel to "The Light Years".

Mightier Than The Sword - Book 5 of The Clifton Chronicles written by Jeffrey Archer performed by Alex Jennings on CD (Unabridged)

Mightier Than The Sword - Book 5 of The Clifton Chronicles written by Jeffrey Archer performed by Alex Jennings on CD (Unabridged)£24.99

Mightier than the Sword opens with an IRA bomb exploding during the MV Buckingham's maiden voyage across the Atlantic - but how many passengers lose their lives?

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My East End - Memories of Life in Cockney London written by Gilda O'Neill performed by Gilda O'Neill, Nula Conwell, Kate Gayson and David Kennedy on Cassette (Abridged)

My East End - Memories of Life in Cockney London written by Gilda O'Neill performed by Gilda O'Neill, Nula Conwell, Kate Gayson and David Kennedy on Cassette (Abridged)£19.99

The East End of London - cockneys, criminals, street markets, pub singalongs, dog racing, jellied eels ... it is a place at once appealing and unruly, comforting and incomprehensible. Gilda O'Neill, an East Ender herself shows there is more to this fascinating area than a collection of cliched images. Using oral history...

Notes from a Small Island written by Bill Bryson performed by William Roberts on CD (Unabridged)

Notes from a Small Island written by Bill Bryson performed by William Roberts on CD (Unabridged)£9.99  -  £24.99

"Suddenly, in the space of a moment, I realized what it was that I loved about Britain--which is to say, all of it. Every last bit of it, good and bad--old churches, country lanes, people saying 'Mustn't grumble' and 'I'm terribly sorry but,' people apologizing to me when I conk them with a careless elbow, milk in bottles, beans on toast ...

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Octopussy and The Living Daylights and other stories written by Ian Fleming performed by Tom Hiddleston on CD (Unabridged)

Octopussy and The Living Daylights and other stories written by Ian Fleming performed by Tom Hiddleston on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £38.99

Octopussy And The Living Daylights is another excellent addition to the 007 Reloaded audio collection. 

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On Looking - Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes written by Alexandra Horowitz performed by Alexandra Horowitz on CD (Unabridged)

On Looking - Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes written by Alexandra Horowitz performed by Alexandra Horowitz on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

From the author of the #1 New York Times mega-bestseller Inside of a Dog comes an equally smart, delightful, and startling exploration of how we perceive our surroundings. You are missing at least eighty percent of what is happening around you right now. You are missing what is happening in your body, in the..

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Out on a Limb written by Shirley MacLaine performed by Shirley MacLaine on Cassette (Abridged)

Out on a Limb written by Shirley MacLaine performed by Shirley MacLaine on Cassette (Abridged)£59.99

The outspoken thinker takes listeners on an intimate and powerful journey into her personal life and inner self, as an intense, clandestine love affair with a prominent politician sparks her quest for self-discovery.

Paths of Glory written by Jeffrey Archer performed by Roger Allam on CD (Unabridged)

Paths of Glory written by Jeffrey Archer performed by Roger Allam on CD (Unabridged)£24.99  -  £39.99

This is the story of a man who loved two women, and one of them killed him. Some people have dreams that are so outrageous that if they were to achieve them, their place in history would be guaranteed. Francis Drake, Robert Scott, Percy Fawcett, Charles Lindbergh, Amy Johnson, Edmund Hillary and Neil...

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Peter the Great written by Robert K. Massie performed by Frederick Davidson on CD (Unabridged)

Peter the Great written by Robert K. Massie performed by Frederick Davidson on CD (Unabridged)£59.99  -  £79.99

Against the monumental canvas of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe and Russia unfolds the magnificent story of Peter the Great, crowned co-tsar at the age of ten. The acclaimed author of Catherine the Great, Robert K. Massie delves deep into the life of this captivating historical figure...

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Poets for Pleasure - Blake, Keats and Yeats written by William Blake , John Keats , W.B. Yeats performed by Nicol Williamson, Douglas Hodge and T.P. McKenna on Cassette (Abridged)

Poets for Pleasure - Blake, Keats and Yeats written by William Blake , John Keats , W.B. Yeats performed by Nicol Williamson, Douglas Hodge and T.P. McKenna on Cassette (Abridged)£29.99

This collection of three tapes brings together some of Britain's leading contemporary actors reading poems by Blake, Keats and Yeats.

Private L.A. written by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan performed by Jay Snyder on CD (Unabridged)

Private L.A. written by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan performed by Jay Snyder on CD (Unabridged)£4.99  -  £9.99

Jack Morgan investigates the disappearance of the biggest superstar couple in Hollywood. Thom and Jennifer Harlow are the perfect couple, with three perfect children. They may be two of the biggest movie stars in the world, but they're also great parents, philanthropists and just all-round good people.

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Put Out More Flags written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Michael Maloney on Cassette (Unabridged)

Put Out More Flags written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Michael Maloney on Cassette (Unabridged)£59.99

What happened to the characters of Decline and Fall and Vile Bodies when the war broke out? Put Out More Flags shows them adjusting to the changing social pattern of the times. Some of them play valorous parts; others, like the scapegrace Basil Sea, disclose their incorrigible habit of self-preservation in all...

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Richmal Crompton - The Woman Behind Just William written by Mary Cadogan performed by Martin Jarvis on CD (Unabridged)

Richmal Crompton - The Woman Behind Just William written by Mary Cadogan performed by Martin Jarvis on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Hardly a bodice buster but an informative and well researched biography of a Victorian woman who lived a fairly sedate life. True, she had her personal dramas, getting polio and losing complete control of one leg in her early 30s and breaking her legs in her 70s. Richmal Crompton was a spinster and a...

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Rise of the Rocket Girls - The Women Who Propelled Us, From Missiles to The Moon to Mars written by Nathalia Holt performed by Erin Bennett on CD (Unabridged)

Rise of the Rocket Girls - The Women Who Propelled Us, From Missiles to The Moon to Mars written by Nathalia Holt performed by Erin Bennett on CD (Unabridged)£34.99

The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space. In the 1940s and '50s, when the newly minted Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed quick-thinking mathematicians to calculate velocities and plot trajectories, they didn't turn to male graduates. Rather, they recruited an elite group of young...

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Robert Donat reads written by Various Famous Poets performed by Robert Donat on Cassette (Abridged)

Robert Donat reads written by Various Famous Poets performed by Robert Donat on Cassette (Abridged)£39.99

This wonderful recording took place in 1959 and 1965 when Donat was still at his very best. The bulk of the work is consituted from the poetry of Wordsworth, Keats, Kipling, Eliot, Wilfred Owen, Browing, Shakespeare, Hardy, Walter de la Mare, Betjeman, Shelley, Houseman, Brooke, Sassoon and many others.

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Robinson Crusoe written by Daniel Defoe performed by Ron Keith on CD (Unabridged)

Robinson Crusoe written by Daniel Defoe performed by Ron Keith on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Robinson Crusoe is Daniel Defoe's classic novel of shipwreck and survival, now nearly 300 years old. The story is a fictional autobiography of the title character, an English castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical island, encountering Native Americans, captives, and mutineers. This is the tale of...

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Shalimar the Clown written by Salman Rushdie performed by Aasif Mandvi on CD (Unabridged)

Shalimar the Clown written by Salman Rushdie performed by Aasif Mandvi on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Shalimar the Clown was once a figure full of love and laughter. His skill as a tightrope walker was legendary in his native home of Kashmir. But fate has played him cruelly, torn him away from his beloved home and brought him to Los Angeles, where he works as a chauffeur. One morning he gets up, goes to work,...

Shroud for a Nightingale written by P.D. James performed by Michael Jayston on CD (Unabridged)

Shroud for a Nightingale written by P.D. James performed by Michael Jayston on CD (Unabridged)£28.99  -  £39.99

A Genius Performance by Michael Jayston!

The young woman of Nightingale House are there to learn to nurse and comfort the suffering. But when one of the students plays patient in a demonstration of nursing skills, she is horribly, brutally killed.

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Sing Your Heart Out written by Arthur Samuel Joseph performed by Arthur Samuel Joseph on CD (Unabridged)

Sing Your Heart Out written by Arthur Samuel Joseph performed by Arthur Samuel Joseph on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

If you've ever been told you can't even carry a tune - think again. On Sing Your Heart Out, vocal coach and master teacher Arthur Joseph shows you how to discover your authentic singing voice through self-discovery exercises that are simple to practice and profoundly effective. For over 32 years, Joseph's...

Thank You, Jeeves written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Simon Callow on CD (Abridged)

Thank You, Jeeves written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Simon Callow on CD (Abridged)£19.99  -  £24.99

GOLD WINNER at the 2001 SPOKEN WORD AWARDS! Due to the unrepentant playing of his banjolele, Bertie parts company with Jeeves, who finds employment with Bertie's old mate Chuffy. Chuffy and Pauline Stoker (previously engaged to the Wooster chap) have fallen in love, but Chuffy is reluctant...

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The Adventures of The Scarlet Pimpernel written by Baroness Orczy performed by Marius Goring and Full Cast on Cassette (Abridged)

The Adventures of The Scarlet Pimpernel written by Baroness Orczy performed by Marius Goring and Full Cast on Cassette (Abridged)£39.99

Famous film star Marius Goring brings Baroness Orczy's intrepid aristocrat to life in these cloak-and-dagger escapades featuring the Scarlet Pimpernel and his league of Englishmen who attempt to rescue the victims of the Reign of Terror in Paris.

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The Algebraist written by Iain M. Banks performed by Geoffrey Annis on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Algebraist written by Iain M. Banks performed by Geoffrey Annis on Cassette (Unabridged)£69.99

For short-lived 'quick' races like humans, space is dominated by the complicated, grandiose Mercatoria, whose rule is both military and religious. To the Dwellers who may live billions of years, the galaxy consists of their gas-giant planets - the rest is debris. Our human hero, Fassin Taak, is a Slow Seer...

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The Black Guard Book 1 and Book 2 written by A.J. Smith performed by Mark Meadows on CD (Unabridged)

The Black Guard Book 1 and Book 2 written by A.J. Smith performed by Mark Meadows on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

The city of Ro Canarn burns. With their father's blood fresh upon the headsman's sword, Lord Bromvy and Lady Bronwyn, the last scions of the house of Canarn, face fugitive exile or death. In the court of Ro Tiris, men fear to speak their minds. The Army of the Red marches upon the North. Strange accidents...

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The Black Russian written by Vladimir Alexandrov performed by Peter Marinker on CD (Unabridged)

The Black Russian written by Vladimir Alexandrov performed by Peter Marinker on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

THE BLACK RUSSIAN is the most individual of biographies and a meticulously researched tour of the changing political and cultural landscape of the early twentieth century. After the brutal death of his father when he was a teenager, Frederick Thomas fled the stifling racism of the American South and headed...

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The Caedmon Collection written by Dylan Thomas performed by Dylan Thomas on CD (Unabridged)

The Caedmon Collection written by Dylan Thomas performed by Dylan Thomas on CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £49.99

An absolute must for Dylan Thomas Fans!! This collection includes all the Caedmon recordings that are available through this label. Beginning in February 1952, Dylan Thomas made a series of memorable and historic recordings for a new record label called Caedmon. In fact, Dylan Thomas was the first to ....

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The Colour of Magic written by Terry Pratchett performed by Nigel Planer on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Colour of Magic written by Terry Pratchett performed by Nigel Planer on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

The Colour of Magic, the first novel in Terry Pratchett's wildly imaginative Discworld series, takes the listener on a remarkable journey. The magical planet of Discworld is supported by four massive elephants who stand on the back of the Great A'Tuin, a giant turtle swimming slowly through the mysterious...

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The Consul's File written by Paul Theroux performed by Ed Bishop on CD (Unabridged)

The Consul's File written by Paul Theroux performed by Ed Bishop on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

"Award-winning writer Paul Theroux takes us on a journey through small town Malaysia through the eyes of the exuberant Spencer Savage in his breathtaking novel The Consul's File. Spencer Savage, a young American consul, is posted to Ayer Hitam, a small Malaysian town, in the 1970s. Told to close down this...

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The Couple Next Door written by Shari Lapena performed by Kirsten Potter on CD (Unabridged)

The Couple Next Door written by Shari Lapena performed by Kirsten Potter on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

The No. 1 Sunday Times best-seller and WHSmith Book of the Year 2016 People are capable of almost anything. Fast-paced and addictive, The Couple Next Door announces a major new talent in thriller writing. You never know what's happening on the other side of the wall. Your neighbour told you that she ...

The Daughter of Time written by Josephine Tey performed by Derek Jacobi on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Daughter of Time written by Josephine Tey performed by Derek Jacobi on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

Josephine Tey's classic novel about Richard III, the hunchback king, whose skeleton was discovered in a council carpark, and who was buried in March 2015 in state in Leicester Cathedral. The Daughter of Time investigates his role in the death of his nephews, the princes in the Tower, and his own death at the Battle of Bosworth.

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The Daughter of Time written by Josephine Tey performed by Derek Jacobi on CD (Unabridged)

The Daughter of Time written by Josephine Tey performed by Derek Jacobi on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

While recuperating from a broken leg, Inspector Alan Grant of Scotland Yard embarks on a search through history for the truth behind Richard III's alleged murder of his brother's children, in a classic of the mystery genre. Read by Derek Jacobi.

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The Epic of Gilgamesh Trans. N.K. Sanders written by Unknown performed by Richard Pasco on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Epic of Gilgamesh Trans. N.K. Sanders written by Unknown performed by Richard Pasco on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

This poem centres around the character of Gilgamesh, the great king of Uruk, and his futile quest for immortality. It recounts his journey to the Spring of Youth, his encounters with monsters and Gods, and his friendship with Enkidu, the wild man of the hills.

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The Far Pavilions written by M.M. Kaye performed by Vineeta Rishi, Blake Ritson and Ayesha Dharker on CD (Abridged)

The Far Pavilions written by M.M. Kaye performed by Vineeta Rishi, Blake Ritson and Ayesha Dharker on CD (Abridged)£39.99  -  £59.99

This is a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of M.M. Kaye's epic novel of love and war. M.M. Kaye's masterwork is a vast, rich and vibrant tapestry of love and war that spans over twenty years, moving from the foothills of the Himalayas, to the burning plains, to the besieged British Mission in Kabul.

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The Fictional Woman written by Tara Moss performed by Tara Moss on CD (Unabridged)

The Fictional Woman written by Tara Moss performed by Tara Moss on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Tara Moss has worn many labels in her time, including author, model, gold-digger, commentator, inspiration, dumb blonde, feminist, and mother, among many others. Now, in her first work of nonfiction, she blends memoir and social analysis to examine the common fictions about women. She traces key...

The Flame Bearer written by Bernard Cornwell performed by Matt Bates on CD (Unabridged)

The Flame Bearer written by Bernard Cornwell performed by Matt Bates on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

The brand-new novel in Bernard Cornwell's number one best-selling series on the making of England and the fate of his great hero, Uhtred of Bebbanburg. BBC2's major TV show The Last Kingdom is based on the first two novels in the series. From the day it was stolen from me, I had dreamed of recapturing...

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon written by Stephen King performed by Anne Heche on Cassette (Abridged)

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon written by Stephen King performed by Anne Heche on Cassette (Abridged)£9.99

"The world had teeth and it could bite you with them anytime it wanted. Trisha McFarland discovered this when she was nine years old. Trying not to be terrified. Trying not to think that sometimes when people got lost in the woods they got seriously hurt. Sometimes they died. And all because she needed to...

The Good Apprentice written by Iris Murdoch performed by Christopher Cazenove on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Good Apprentice written by Iris Murdoch performed by Christopher Cazenove on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Stuart Cuno has decided to become good. Not believing in God, he invents his own methods, which include celibacy, chastity, and the abandonment of a promising academic career. Interfering friends and relations question his sincerity, his sanity and his motives.

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The Hollow Crown - An Entertainment on the Theme of The Monarchy written by John Barton performed by Dorothy Tutin, Max Adrian, Richard Johnson and Tony Church on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Hollow Crown - An Entertainment on the Theme of The Monarchy written by John Barton performed by Dorothy Tutin, Max Adrian, Richard Johnson and Tony Church on Cassette (Unabridged)£99.99

This is a unique opportunity to listen to this extraordinary piece. The incredible cast, from 1962, are all at the very height of their powers. The recording includes segments from a wide range of literature. The headings are - Prologue, The Monarchs Speak for Themsleves, The Stuarts, The Illustrious House of...

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The Humphrey Bogart Collection written by Various US Radio Drama Authors performed by Humphrey Bogart, Greer Garson, Walter Huston and Ingrid Bergman on Cassette (Abridged)

The Humphrey Bogart Collection written by Various US Radio Drama Authors performed by Humphrey Bogart, Greer Garson, Walter Huston and Ingrid Bergman on Cassette (Abridged)£19.99

Humphrey Bogart Collection: "African Queen", "Casablanca", "Maltese Falcon", "Treasure of Sierra Madre". Starring Humphrey Bogart & Cast (Hollywood Collection)

The Light Years - Part One of The Cazalet Chronicle written by Elizabeth Jane Howard performed by Eleanor Bron on Cassette (Abridged)

The Light Years - Part One of The Cazalet Chronicle written by Elizabeth Jane Howard performed by Eleanor Bron on Cassette (Abridged)£9.99

Three generations of Cazalets spend each summer in their family house - Home Place, Sussex. For two unforgettable summers they are safe from the advancing storm clouds of the Second World War. These are sunlit days of childish games, lavish family meals and picnics on the beach. Elizabeth Jane...

The Little White Horse written by Elizabeth Goudge performed by Juliet Stevenson on CD (Unabridged)

The Little White Horse written by Elizabeth Goudge performed by Juliet Stevenson on CD (Unabridged)£9.99

It is 1842 and Maria Merryweather, a 13-year-old orphan is on her journey to the mysterious Moonacre Manor. There she finds herself in a crumbling house of secrets and mystery in a world caught up in time. Maria discovers that she is the last Moon Princess and she has only until the next full moon to undo the...

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The Lord of the Rings - BBC Dramatisation written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Ian Holm, Michael Hordern and Robert Stephens on CD (Abridged)

The Lord of the Rings - BBC Dramatisation written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation, Ian Holm, Michael Hordern and Robert Stephens on CD (Abridged)£34.99

A Genius Performance by Ian Holm!

A true breakthrough for Tolkien and the BBC!

Brian Sibley's dramatisation of the fantasy epic in 1981 staring Ian Holm, Michael Hordern, Robert Stephens, John Le Mesurier and Peter Woodthorpe is an essential listen for any audiobook listener.

Popularised by the wonderful Peter Jackson films this audio version deserves to be just as widely heard!
The Lord of the Rings - Part 3 The Return of the King written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Rob Inglis on CD (Unabridged)

The Lord of the Rings - Part 3 The Return of the King written by J.R.R. Tolkien performed by Rob Inglis on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £39.99

The climactic volume of the trilogy, wherein the little hobbit and his trusty companions make a terrible journey to the heart of the land of the Shadow in a final reckoning with the power of Sauron. The climactic volume of the trilogy, wherein the little hobbit and his trusty companions make a terrible journey to...

The Picture of Dorian Gray written by Oscar Wilde performed by Ben Barnes on CD (Unabridged)

The Picture of Dorian Gray written by Oscar Wilde performed by Ben Barnes on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

This Penguin Classic is performed by Ben Barnes, star of the film adaptation of Dorian Gray, also known for his roles in Westworld and The Chronicles of Narnia. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Robert Mighall. Enthralled by his own exquisite portrait, Dorian Gray exchanges his soul for...

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The Portrait written by Iain Pears performed by Peter Capaldi on CD (Unabridged)

The Portrait written by Iain Pears performed by Peter Capaldi on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A dark and disturbing novel of suspense brought to vivid life in this CD audiobook. This is a tale set at the turn of the 20th century, by the bestselling author of An Instance of the Fingerpost.

The windswept isle of Houat, off the coast of Brittany, is no picturesque artists' colony.

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The Psychopath Test written by Jon Ronson performed by Jon Ronson on CD (Unabridged)

The Psychopath Test written by Jon Ronson performed by Jon Ronson on CD (Unabridged)£16.99  -  £19.99

This is a story about madness. It all starts when journalist Jon Ronson is contacted by a leading neurologist. She and several colleagues have recently received a cryptically puzzling book in the mail, and Jon is challenged to solve the mystery behind it. As he searches for the answer, Jon soon finds himself...

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The Reluctant Queen written by Jean Plaidy performed by Kate Binchy on CD (Unabridged)

The Reluctant Queen written by Jean Plaidy performed by Kate Binchy on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

In 1470, a reluctant Lady Anne Neville is betrothed by her father, the politically ambitious Earl of Warwick, to Edward, Prince of Wales. A gentle yet fiercely intelligent woman, Anne has already given her heart to the prince's younger brother, Richard, Duke of Gloucester. Unable to oppose her father's will, she...

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The Riddle of the Sands written by Erskin Childers performed by Richard Heffer on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Riddle of the Sands written by Erskin Childers performed by Richard Heffer on Cassette (Unabridged)£59.99

The Riddle of the Sands: A Record of Secret Service by Irish author Erskine Childers is often described as the first modern thirller and was one of the first popular spy novels. Published in 1903 novel it spearheaded a genre and influenced the great espionage writers John Buchan, Ian Fleming, John le Carre and...

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The Screen Director's Playhouse written by Various US Radio Drama Authors performed by Ronald Colman, Bette Davies, Marlene Dietrich and Burt Lancaster on Cassette (Abridged)

The Screen Director's Playhouse written by Various US Radio Drama Authors performed by Ronald Colman, Bette Davies, Marlene Dietrich and Burt Lancaster on Cassette (Abridged)£19.99

This Hollywood extravaganza came to NBC Radio in 1949 as a half-hour Sunday show. The directors of the original films introduce the adaptations and the stories, usually performed by the film's original stars, include "Stagecoach", "Its a Wonderful Life" and "Jezabel".

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The Unmasking of Elvis Presley - Careless Love written by Peter Guralnick performed by J. Charles on Mono-Audio Cassette (Unabridged)

The Unmasking of Elvis Presley - Careless Love written by Peter Guralnick performed by J. Charles on Mono-Audio Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

THIS ITEM IS IN MONO-AUDIO format. This means that you will need to be able to entirely eliminate left and right channels with the controls on your player. If in doubt please email david@brainfoodaudiobooks.co.uk . Careless Love is the full, true, and mesmerizing story of Elvis Presley's last two decades, in the...

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The Voice of Ellen Terry written by Various Dramatist performed by Ellen Terry on CD (Abridged)

The Voice of Ellen Terry written by Various Dramatist performed by Ellen Terry on CD (Abridged)£59.99

This wonderful set of recordings is a portrait of one of the most famous early-school Shakespearian female dramatists. Ellen Terry's era crossed from the 19th to the 20th Century. These recordings are exepts from Merchant of Venice, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet and A Winter's Tale.

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The Weirdstone of Brisingamen written by Alan Garner performed by Robert Powell on Cassette (Abridged)

The Weirdstone of Brisingamen written by Alan Garner performed by Robert Powell on Cassette (Abridged)£29.99

A Genius Performance by Robert Powell!

When Colin and Susan are pursued by eerie creatures across Alderley Edge, they are saved by the Wizard. He takes them into the caves of Fundindelve, where he watches over the enchanted sleep of one hundred and forty knights.

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There is Nothing in this Book That I Meant to Say written by Paula Poundstone performed by Paula Poundstone on CD (Unabridged)

There is Nothing in this Book That I Meant to Say written by Paula Poundstone performed by Paula Poundstone on CD (Unabridged)£24.99

Blending elements of memoir and monologue, the comedian offers a candid, humorous, and touching account of her life, using details from the lives of legendary historical figures to illuminate episodes from her own life and reflecting on her own successes and failures, as well as the incident that nearly...

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This Sporting Life written by David Storey performed by Stephen McGann on Cassette (Abridged)

This Sporting Life written by David Storey performed by Stephen McGann on Cassette (Abridged)£19.99

In post war Britiain a new writing style emerged from the bleak times. It was commonly known as "kitchen sink drama". That sounds a little disrespectful now, perhaps, but these stories brought realism and raw emotion to their readers. David Storey's This Sporting Life, set in the industrial north, brilliantly conveys...

Tips for Living written by Renee Shafransky performed by Susan Bennett on CD (Unabridged)

Tips for Living written by Renee Shafransky performed by Susan Bennett on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

On the day Nora discovered that her husband, Hugh, had gotten another woman pregnant, she made a vow: I will come back to life no matter how long it takes… It’s taken Nora three years. With the help of her best friend, she fled New York City for a small resort town, snagged a job as the advice columnist for...

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To Cut a Long Story Short written by Jeffrey Archer performed by Bill Willis on CD (Unabridged)

To Cut a Long Story Short written by Jeffrey Archer performed by Bill Willis on CD (Unabridged)£24.99

Offers fourteen stories of intrigue and surprising twists, many of which are based on incidents recounted to the author in his travels throughout the world.

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Travels With Charley written by John Steinbeck performed by Gary Sinise on Cassette (Unabridged)

Travels With Charley written by John Steinbeck performed by Gary Sinise on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

In 1960, when he was almost 60 years old, John Steinbeck set out to rediscover his native land. Accompanied only by a distinguished french poodle named Charley, he travelled across the United States in a three-quarter-ton pick-up truck equipped with a miniature ship's cabin and named Rocinante. His course...

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Turlough written by Brian Keenan performed by Gerard McSorley on Cassette (Abridged)

Turlough written by Brian Keenan performed by Gerard McSorley on Cassette (Abridged)£19.99

While held hostage by fundamentalist Shi'ite militiamen in the suburbs of Beirut, Brian Keenan was visited and sustained by the presence of Turlough O'Carolan - the legendary blind Irish harper of the seventeenth century. This novel is thus a re-creation of an extraordinary historical story and a personal...

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Ulysses - Radio 4 Dramatised Reading written by James Joyce performed by Stephen Rea on CD (Abridged)

Ulysses - Radio 4 Dramatised Reading written by James Joyce performed by Stephen Rea on CD (Abridged)£59.99

The young poet Stephen has been recalled from Paris to Dublin to be at his mother's deathbed. But he refuses her dying wishes: to kneel and pray for her. Now, holed up in his Martello tower outside the city walls, he has to suffer the taunts of Buck Mulligan by day and, by night, the vision of `her eyes, shaking...

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Vintage Stuff written by Tom Sharpe performed by Stephen Fry on Cassette (Unabridged)

Vintage Stuff written by Tom Sharpe performed by Stephen Fry on Cassette (Unabridged)£79.99  -  £99.99

Peregrine Roderick Clyde-Brown is a bumbling, naive and savagely dim-witted teenager, who, as his name reveals, cannot possibly be exposed to the evils of a comprehensive school. However, with his penchant for taking even the most innocent command literally, no reputable school will accept the boy...

Walden - Civil Disobedience written by Henry David Thoreau performed by Rupert Degas on CD (Unabridged)

Walden - Civil Disobedience written by Henry David Thoreau performed by Rupert Degas on CD (Unabridged)£34.99

Philosopher, spiritualist, social activist, and free spirit - Henry David Thoreau was one of the most significant thinkers of C19th America. Walden and On Civil Disobedience are two of Thoreau's most influential works and are presented here alongside each other on audiobook. In Walden, Thoreau urges us to...

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Winter Solstice written by Rosamunde Pilcher performed by Hannah Gordon on Cassette (Unabridged)

Winter Solstice written by Rosamunde Pilcher performed by Hannah Gordon on Cassette (Unabridged)£49.99

Elfrida Phipps loves her new life in the pretty Hampshire village, where she lives with her faithful dog Horace, and enjoys the friendship of the neighbouring Blundells - particularly Oscar. But an unforeseen tragedy upsets Elfrida's tranquillity: Oscar's wife and daughter are killed in a terrible car crash and...