New In June 2022 Part 1

 

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(All New titles in alphabetical order)

 

A Short Walk from Harrods written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Dirk Bogarde on Cassette (Abridged)

A Short Walk from Harrods written by Dirk Bogarde performed by Dirk Bogarde on Cassette (Abridged)£14.99

A Short Walk from Harrods is the sixth volume of Dirk Bogarde's autobiography. In it, he pays tribute to the corner of Provence that was his home for over two decades, analyzes his sense of loss at 67 after the death of his life partner, and discusses coming to terms with living alone in London.

A Tale of Seven Elements written by Eric Scerri performed by Barry Campbell on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

A Tale of Seven Elements written by Eric Scerri performed by Barry Campbell on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99

In 1913, English physicist Henry Moseley established an elegant method for "counting" the elements based on atomic number, ranging them from hydrogen (#1) to uranium (#92). It soon became clear, however, that seven elements were mysteriously missing from the line up - seven elements unknown to science.

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A Time of Day written by Francis Durbridge performed by Greg Wise on Audio CD (Unabridged)

A Time of Day written by Francis Durbridge performed by Greg Wise on Audio CD (Unabridged)£49.99  -  £59.99

A novel in which a couple decide that their marriage is falling apart, but their plans for divorce seem suddenly trivial and meaningless when their daughter disappears.

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Act of Love written by Iris Gower performed by Nerys Hughes on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Act of Love written by Iris Gower performed by Nerys Hughes on Audio CD (Unabridged)£59.99

When Ella Burton takes a job as a lowly cleaner at the glamorous Palace theatre in Swansea, she is surprised by how quickly she takes to the job - it's as if she was born for a life in the theatre. Unlike Kathleen, who wants her name in lights, backstage is where Ella's heart lies, running the show under the watchful...

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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn written by Mark Twain performed by Elijah Wood on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn written by Mark Twain performed by Elijah Wood on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Ernest Hemingway said, "All modern American literature comes from one book by Mark Twain called Huckleberry Finn." One hundred years after its author's death, this classic remains remarkably modern and poignantly relevant. In this brand new edition, Elijah Wood reads Huck in a youthful voice that may be...

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Among The Lesser Gods written by Margo Catts performed by Cynthia Farrell on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Among The Lesser Gods written by Margo Catts performed by Cynthia Farrell on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Elena Alvarez is living a cursed life. From the deadly fire she accidentally set as a child to her mother's abandonment and now an unwanted pregnancy, she knows better than most that small actions can have terrible consequences. Yet when her grandmother calls and asks her to watch over the children of a...

An Infamous Army written by Georgette Heyer performed by Claire Higgins on CD (Unabridged)

An Infamous Army written by Georgette Heyer performed by Claire Higgins on CD (Unabridged)£34.99

In 1815, beneath the aegis of the Army of Occupation, Brussels is the gayest town in Europe. And the widow Lady Barbara Childe, renowned for being as outrageous as she is beautiful, is at the centre of all that is fashionable and light-hearted. When she meets Charles Audley, dashing aide-de-camp...

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Annoying - The Science of What Bugs Us written by Joe Palca and Flora Lichtman performed by Joe Palca and Flora Lichtman on CD (Unabridged)

Annoying - The Science of What Bugs Us written by Joe Palca and Flora Lichtman performed by Joe Palca and Flora Lichtman on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £24.99

It happens everywhere: offices, schools, even your own backyard. And, seemingly, anything can trigger it: cell phones, sirens, bad music, constant distractions, your boss, or even your spouse. We all know certain things get under our skin. Can science explain why? NPR's Joe Palca and Flora Lichtman take you on...

April Lady written by Georgette Heyer performed by Eve Matheson on CD (Unabridged)

April Lady written by Georgette Heyer performed by Eve Matheson on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £34.99

When Lord Cardross married 18 year old Lady Helen he also undertook the task of staving off financial disaster for her father, and settled the more pressing gambling debts of her brother. Has Lady Helen only married him for his money?

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Aunt Margaret's Lover written by Mavis Cheek performed by Eve Matheson on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Aunt Margaret's Lover written by Mavis Cheek performed by Eve Matheson on Audio CD (Unabridged)£34.99

Aunt Margaret, surrogate mother to Saskia, has just waved goodbye to her niece as she sets off for a teenage rendezvous with her father for a year. Now, buoyed up by an unexpected legacy, Aunt Margaret decides to kick up her heels and have some fun and places an advert - 'Woman, 39, seeks lover for one...

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Barchester Chronicles Volume Two - BBC Radio 4 Drama written by Anthony Trollope performed by Maggie Steed, Clive Mantel, David Bamber and BBC Radio 4 Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)

Barchester Chronicles Volume Two - BBC Radio 4 Drama written by Anthony Trollope performed by Maggie Steed, Clive Mantel, David Bamber and BBC Radio 4 Drama Team on Audio CD (Abridged)£49.99  -  £59.99

Two lavish BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations of Anthony Trollope's much-loved novels. Anthony Trollope's series of witty and gently satirical stories of provincial life, The Barchester Chronicles, are set in the fictional town of Barchester and the surrounding county of Barsetshire. The Small House at Allington...

Barchester Towers written by Anthony Trollope performed by Stephen Thorne on CD (Unabridged)

Barchester Towers written by Anthony Trollope performed by Stephen Thorne on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

This magnificent novel, sequel to The Warden and second in the Chronicles of Barsetshire, satirizes the struggle for ascendancy among the clergy of a cathedral city. The contest is between the outgoing church authorities led by Archdeacon Grantly and the newcomers led by Mrs. Proudie and her protégé, the ambitious Mr. Obadiah Slope.

Beowulf written by Seamus Heaney performed by Seamus Heaney on Audio CD (Abridged)

Beowulf written by Seamus Heaney performed by Seamus Heaney on Audio CD (Abridged)£14.99

This tale celebrates the hero, Beowulf, who goes to Denmark and slays the monster Grendel and Grendel's mother. He later becomes the king of Geatland, and in old age meets death in combat with a dragon.

Blenheim - Battle for Europe written by Charles Spencer performed by Charles Spencer on Cassette (Abridged)

Blenheim - Battle for Europe written by Charles Spencer performed by Charles Spencer on Cassette (Abridged)£14.99

By the summer of 1704 Louis XIV's vast armies dominated Europe. France defeated every alliance formed against her and Louis was poised to extend his frontier to the Rhine and install a French prince on the throne of Spain. Two men saved Europe from French military domination: the Duke of Marlborough...

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Brave New Arctic - The Untold Story of the Melting North written by Mark C. Serreze performed by Sean Patrick Hopkins on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Brave New Arctic - The Untold Story of the Melting North written by Mark C. Serreze performed by Sean Patrick Hopkins on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99

An insider account of how researchers unraveled the mystery of the thawing Arctic In the 1990s, researchers in the Arctic noticed that floating summer sea ice had begun receding. This was accompanied by shifts in ocean circulation and unexpected changes in weather patterns throughout the world.

Brideshead Revisited written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Jeremy Irons on CD (Unabridged)

Brideshead Revisited written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Jeremy Irons on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

Brideshead Revisited is Evelyn Waugh's stunning novel of duty and desire set amongst the decadent, faded glory of the English aristocracy in the run-up to the Second World War.

Performed brilliantly by Jeremy Irons

Cannery Row written by John Steinbeck performed by Trevor White on CD (Unabridged)

Cannery Row written by John Steinbeck performed by Trevor White on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

In the din and stink that is Cannery Row a colourful blend of misfits - gamblers, whores, drunks, bums and artists - survive side by side in a jumble of adventure and mischief. Lee Chong, the astute owner of the well-stocked grocery store, is also the proprietor of the Palace Flophouse that Mack and his...

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Charity Girl written by Georgette Heyer performed by Daniel Philpott on CD (Unabridged)

Charity Girl written by Georgette Heyer performed by Daniel Philpott on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £34.99

In an 18th-Century England of wit, womanising and powdered wigs, provincial Philip Jettan runs the risk of irreproachability. Cleone Charteris stands in no such danger. The golden-haired, headstrong despair of men, she seeks a husband who can duel and dice with the best of them.

Clouds and Eclipses - The Collected Short Stories written by Gore Vidal performed by Emily Sutton-Smith and Christopher Lane on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Clouds and Eclipses - The Collected Short Stories written by Gore Vidal performed by Emily Sutton-Smith and Christopher Lane on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Celebrated for more than fifty years as a world-renowned novelist, essayist, and political figure and commentator, Gore Vidal is less known for the exquisitely crafted short fiction he wrote as a young man. Like the work of Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams, his stories have been overshadowed by the...

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Clouds of Witness written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on CD (Unabridged)

Clouds of Witness written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on CD (Unabridged)£69.99  -  £89.99

Lord Peter Wimsey, noted detective, scholar and bon vivant, calls upon all his skills when murder strikes close to home. Too close. The victim? His sister's fiancé. The accused? The Duke of Denver, Lord Peter's brother. As the Duke goes on trial for his life in the House of Lords, Lord Peter, together with his...

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Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City - The Police and the Public written by David Churchill performed by Lucy Rayner on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City - The Police and the Public written by David Churchill performed by Lucy Rayner on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£29.99

The history of modern crime control is usually presented as a narrative of how the state wrested control over the governance of crime from the civilian public. Most accounts trace the decline of a participatory, discretionary culture of crime control in the early modern era and its replacement by a centralized...

Daunderlust: Dispatches from Unreported Scotland written by Peter Ross performed by Robbie Coltrane on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Daunderlust: Dispatches from Unreported Scotland written by Peter Ross performed by Robbie Coltrane on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Peter Ross' articles from around Scotland provide a piece-by-piece portrait of a nation as it changes. They show Scotland as she really is, a hopeful country not without problems and pain but a nation made great by the people who live, love, laugh and graft there. From anatomists who find dissection beautiful...

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Death to the French written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on Cassette (Unabridged)

Death to the French written by C.S. Forester performed by Christian Rodska on Cassette (Unabridged)£129.99

Separated from his regiment during a retreat, Rifleman Matthew Dodd of Wellington's army engaged the French single-handedly and eventually causes their retreat. If you liked "The Gun," you will love this book.

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...

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

Dracula written by Bram Stoker performed by Greg Wise and Saskia Reeves on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £49.99

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...

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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)£39.99

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 ...

Fantastic Mr Fox written by Roald Dahl performed by Lionel Jeffries on CD (Unabridged)

Fantastic Mr Fox written by Roald Dahl performed by Lionel Jeffries on CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

Roald Dahl's classic story is performed here by Lionel Jeffries. Boggis, Bunce and Bean are nasty farmers who hate Mr Fox. They lie in wait outside his hole waiting to shoot him, starve him, or dig him out, but clever Mr Fox has other plans!

Follow Me to Ground written by Sue Rainsford performed by Adam Sims, Francine Brody, Kate handford and Crystal Clarke on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Follow Me to Ground written by Sue Rainsford performed by Adam Sims, Francine Brody, Kate handford and Crystal Clarke on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Longlisted for The Desmond Elliot Prize 2019 In house in a wood, Ada and her father live peacefully, tending to their garden and the wildlife in it. They are not human, though. Ada was made by her father from the Ground, a unique patch of earth with birthing and healing properties. Though perhaps he didn’t get...

Friday's Child written by Georgette Heyer performed by Eve Matheson on CD (Unabridged)

Friday's Child written by Georgette Heyer performed by Eve Matheson on CD (Unabridged)£34.99  -  £39.99

This story of mistaken love is a romantic fiction set in the English Regency period. It centers on Lord Sheringham who has been rejected by the woman he loves but the woman who has secretly loved him since childhood is waiting.

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Further Tales of the Unexpected written by Roald Dahl performed by Geoffrey Palmer, Joanna David and Tom Hollander on Audio CD (Abridged)

Further Tales of the Unexpected written by Roald Dahl performed by Geoffrey Palmer, Joanna David and Tom Hollander on Audio CD (Abridged)£24.99

These CDs containing stories from the series "Tales of the Unexpected" have the stories "Galloping Foxley", "The Umbrella Man", "Royal Jelly", "William and Mary", "Skin", "Genesis and Catastrophe" and "The Butler". These are the final tales in the canon.

Gone Girl written by Gillian Flynn performed by Julia Whelan on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Gone Girl written by Gillian Flynn performed by Julia Whelan on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£12.99  -  £14.99

THE ADDICTIVE No.1 BESTSELLER THAT EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT. Who are you? What have we done to each other? These are the questions Nick Dunne finds himself asking on the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, when his wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police suspect Nick. Amy's friends reveal...

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Great Expectations written by Charles Dickens performed by Martin Jarvis on CD (Unabridged)

Great Expectations written by Charles Dickens performed by Martin Jarvis on CD (Unabridged)£24.99  -  £49.99

A Genius Performance by Martin Jarvis!

Great Expectations is Charles Dickens's thirteenth novel. It tracks the story of Pip who from youth through the various stages of his life. It was said to be Dickens favorite novel and has been taught very widely in the classroom. 

Haru - Cada dia es una vida entera written by Flavia Company performed by Chloe Malaise (in Spanish) on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Haru - Cada dia es una vida entera written by Flavia Company performed by Chloe Malaise (in Spanish) on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Después de leer la historia de Haru, leerás tu vida de otra manera."Nunca tires contra nadie; nunca tires para seducir a nadie; nunca tires para ser más que nadie; nunca tires para demostrarte nada a ti misma; el tiro con arco es un estado que se puede compartir."Estas son las palabras que acompañan a Haru...

Heart of Darkness written by Joseph Conrad performed by David Horovitch on CD (Unabridged)

Heart of Darkness written by Joseph Conrad performed by David Horovitch on CD (Unabridged)£34.99

Conrad's famous examination of colonialism is a richly-allusive work of terrible beauty. Newly-employed in an ivory trading company, Marlow travels down-river into the depths of the African jungle.

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Hercule Poirot written by Agatha Christie performed by David Suchet and Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)

Hercule Poirot written by Agatha Christie performed by David Suchet and Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

A Genius Performance by David Suchet and High Fraser!

This collection contains 33 CDs and covers all 51 short stories! A fantastic opportunity for any fan of either the narrators or The Queen of Crime and a wonderful gift!

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In Parenthesis written by David Jones performed by Richard Burton on Cassette (Abridged)

In Parenthesis written by David Jones performed by Richard Burton on Cassette (Abridged)£69.99  -  £99.99

In Parenthesis was first published in London in 1937. I am proud to share the responsibility for that first publication. On reading the book in typescript I was deeply moved. I then regarded it, and still regard it, as a work of genius... Here is a book about the experience of one soldier in the war of 1914-18.

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Into The Planet - My Life as a Cave Diver written by Jill Heinerth performed by Jill Heinerth on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Into The Planet - My Life as a Cave Diver written by Jill Heinerth performed by Jill Heinerth on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99

From one of the world’s most renowned cave divers, a firsthand account of exploring the Earth’s final frontier: the hidden depths of our oceans and the sunken caves inside our planet. More people have died exploring underwater caves than climbing Mount Everest, and we know more about deep space...

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Life After Carbon - The Next Global Transformation of Cities written by Peter Plastrik and John Cleveland performed by Timothy Andres Pabon on CD (Unabridged)

Life After Carbon - The Next Global Transformation of Cities written by Peter Plastrik and John Cleveland performed by Timothy Andres Pabon on CD (Unabridged)£24.99

The future of our cities is not what it used to be. The modern-city model that took hold globally in the twentieth century has outlived its usefulness. It cannot solve the problems it helped to create—especially global warming. Fortunately, a new model for urban development is emerging in cities to aggressively...

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London Labour and the London Poor written by Henry Mayhew performed by David Timson on Audio CD (Unabridged)

London Labour and the London Poor written by Henry Mayhew performed by David Timson on Audio CD (Unabridged)£79.99

London Labour and the London Poor is a rare and fascinating insight into the lives and struggles of the 19th-century poor. Written by journalist and reformer Henry Mayhew, a founder and editor of the satirical magazine Punch, it collects hundreds of testimonials from the lower strata of Victorian society.

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Maigret Sets a Trap written by Georges Simenon performed by Maurice Denham, Michael Gough and Full Cast Radio 4 Drama Team on Cassette (Abridged)

Maigret Sets a Trap written by Georges Simenon performed by Maurice Denham, Michael Gough and Full Cast Radio 4 Drama Team on Cassette (Abridged)£19.99

Four intriguing cases from the files of the famous French detective, Jules Maigret: "Maigret goes Home", "Maigret Sets a Trap", "Maigret at the Crossroads" and "Maigret has doubts". These full-cast dramatizations have been specially adapted for the radio from Simenon's original novels.

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Nemesis written by Lindsey Davis performed by Christian Rodska on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Nemesis written by Lindsey Davis performed by Christian Rodska on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99

In the high summer of 77AD, Marcus Didius Falco is beset by personal problems. Newly bereaved and facing unexpected upheavals, it is a relief for him to consider someone else's misfortunes. A middle-aged couple who supplied statues to his father, Geminus, have disappeared. They had a feud with a bunch...

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Noddy Stories written by Enid Blyton performed by Richard Briers on Cassette (Abridged)

Noddy Stories written by Enid Blyton performed by Richard Briers on Cassette (Abridged)£39.99

Two rather wonderful stories from Enid Blyton - Noddy Goes to The Fair and You're A Good Friend Noddy all performed by Richard Briers. It's only unfortunate that this item is soo incredibly difficult to find.

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Northanger Abbey written by Jane Austen performed by Juliet Stevenson on CD (Unabridged)

Northanger Abbey written by Jane Austen performed by Juliet Stevenson on CD (Unabridged)£34.99  -  £69.99

When Catherine Morland, a country clergyman's daughter, is invited to spend a season in Bath with the fashionable high society, little does she imagine the delights and perils that await her. Captivated and disconcerted by what she finds, and introduced to the joys of 'Gothic novels' by her new friend, Isabella...

Othello written by William Shakespeare performed by Lenny Henry and Full Cast Radio 4 Team on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Othello written by William Shakespeare performed by Lenny Henry and Full Cast Radio 4 Team on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Love, racism, jealousy and desire are at the emotional core of Shakespeare's monumental tragedy, a tender love story shattered by one man's obsessive hatred of another. "Othello" is noble, brave and victorious. Iago, passed over for a position in the army, fuels his diabolical revenge with hatred and snarling...

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Our Mutual Friend written by Charles Dickens performed by David Troughton on CD (Unabridged)

Our Mutual Friend written by Charles Dickens performed by David Troughton on CD (Unabridged)£99.99

Our Mutual Friend, Dickens' last complete novel, gives one of his most comprehensive and penetrating accounts of Victorian society. Read with stunning realism by David Troughton.

P.D. James BBC Radio 4 Collection written by P.D. James performed by Robin Ellis, Richard Derrington, Philip Franks and Judi Bowker on Audio CD (Abridged)

P.D. James BBC Radio 4 Collection written by P.D. James performed by Robin Ellis, Richard Derrington, Philip Franks and Judi Bowker on Audio CD (Abridged)£29.99

Seven BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations of P. D. James' acclaimed mysteries, plus P. D. James in Her Own Words. This collection includes: Cover Her Face P. D. James' debut novel, introducing her famous detective Adam Dalgliesh. Starring Robin Ellis as Dalgliesh. A Taste for Death Dalgliesh investigates when two...

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Phineas Finn written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on CD (Unabridged)

Phineas Finn written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on CD (Unabridged)£149.99  -  £169.99

In Phineas Finn, the second of the Palliser series, Trollope balances the rival demands of public and private life, entangling political ambitions with the experiences of love. Phineas Finn, an irresistible but penniless young Irish barrister enters Parliament and comes to London leaving behind him an Irish...

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Phineas Redux written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Phineas Redux written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on Audio CD (Unabridged)£169.99

In the fourth of the Palliser stories, Trollope follows Phineas Finn's return to the dangerous world of Westminster politics after the death of his wife, Mary. His career takes a turn for the worse when his political rival is murdered. With all the circumstantial evidence pointing at Phineas, he is thrown under suspicion...

Poirot's Early Cases written by Agatha Christie performed by David Suchet and Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)

Poirot's Early Cases written by Agatha Christie performed by David Suchet and Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

For the first time on CD the unabridged audio edition of the cases that made up Hercule Poirot's formative years as a detective. Read by the inimitable Hugh Fraser and David Suchet. Still in the formative years of his career, Hercule Poirot faces a most taxing case: who killed Lord Cronshaw? Was Coco Courtenay’s...

Queen Elizabeth - The Queen Mother - The Official Biography written by William Shawcross performed by William Shawcross on CD (Abridged)

Queen Elizabeth - The Queen Mother - The Official Biography written by William Shawcross performed by William Shawcross on CD (Abridged)£9.99  -  £19.99

Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes Lyon,the youngest daughter of the Earl of Strathmore, was born on 4 August 1900. It might reasonably have been expected that she would lead a life of ease and privilege but few could have imagined the profound effect she would have on Britain and its people. Her life spanned the whole of the twentieth century and this official biography tells not only her story but, through it, that of the country she loved so devotedly.

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Regency Buck written by Georgette Heyer performed by June Barrie on CD (Unabridged)

Regency Buck written by Georgette Heyer performed by June Barrie on CD (Unabridged)£34.99  -  £39.99

It is in regrettable circumstances that beautiful Judith Taverner and her brother Peregrine first meet Julian St John Audley. The man, they both agree, is an insufferably arrogant dandy. But unfortunately for them, he's also the Fifth Earl of Worth, a friend of the Regent and, their legal guardian.

Samuel Pepys - The Unequalled Self written by Claire Tomalin performed by Jill Balcon on CD (Abridged)

Samuel Pepys - The Unequalled Self written by Claire Tomalin performed by Jill Balcon on CD (Abridged)£19.99  -  £24.99

Samuel Pepys kept a diary in which he wrote with astonishing candour about the life he saw around him in London in the 1660s, and about his private desires and ambitions. The diary was kept for fewer than 10 years of his long life: Claire Tomalin tells the whole story of the Fleet Street tailor's....

Scott and Amundsen - Their Race to the South Pole written by Roland Huntford performed by Tim Pigott-Smith on CD (Abridged)

Scott and Amundsen - Their Race to the South Pole written by Roland Huntford performed by Tim Pigott-Smith on CD (Abridged)£12.99

At the beginning of the twentieth century, the South Pole was the most coveted prize in the modern age of exploration. In this brilliant dual biography every detail of the great race to the South Pole during 1911-1912, between Britain's Robert Scott and Norway's Roald Amundsen, is examined and re-assessed.

See All The Stars written by Kit Frick performed by Jess Nahikian on Audio CD (Unabridged)

See All The Stars written by Kit Frick performed by Jess Nahikian on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

We Were Liars meets Goodbye Days in this thrilling debut novel that sweeps listeners away as they try to solve the mystery of what happened then to make Ellory so broken now. It’s hard to find the truth beneath the lies you tell yourself. Then: They were four - Bex, Jenni, Ellory, Ret. (Venus. Earth. Moon. Sun.)

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Shaun the Sheep - The Farmer's Llamas written by Martin Howard performed by Justin Fletcher on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Shaun the Sheep - The Farmer's Llamas written by Martin Howard performed by Justin Fletcher on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Will Shaun turn to the dark side when three llamas arrive at Mossy Bottom Farm? A hilarious retelling of the TV special. When a mix-up at the auction leads to a surprise win, the Farmer brings his prize animals – a trio of llamas – home to the farm. Shaun is thrilled, but are the new residents a baaad influence?

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)£19.99  -  £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. Another student dies equally mysteriously and it is up to Adam...

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Since You Went Away written by Liz Astor performed by Carole Boyd and Sian Thomas on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Since You Went Away written by Liz Astor performed by Carole Boyd and Sian Thomas on Audio CD (Unabridged)£59.99

A poignant story of family relationships and the cycle of life, what makes people the way they are and the tensions this creates. Maisie Wilton, a middle-aged foster mother, writes to her estranged sister Ruth to let her know that their mother has died. Impulsive Ruth, who has never seen quite eye to eye with...

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Something Fresh written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Jonathan Cecil on CD (Unabridged)

Something Fresh written by P.G. Wodehouse performed by Jonathan Cecil on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

As Wodehouse himself once noted, "Blandings has impostors like other houses have mice." On this particular occasion, there are two imposters, both intent on a dangerous enterprise. Lord Emsworth's secretary, the Efficient Baxter, is on the alert and determined to discover what is afoot - despite the distractions..

Still Foolin' 'Em written by Billy Crystal performed by Billy Crystal on CD (Unabridged)

Still Foolin' 'Em written by Billy Crystal performed by Billy Crystal on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Billy Crystal is turning 65, and he's not happy about it. With his trademark wit and heart, he outlines the absurdities and challenges that come with growing old, from insomnia to memory loss to leaving dinners with half your meal on your shirt.

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Summer in the City written by Pauline McLynn performed by Frances Barber on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Summer in the City written by Pauline McLynn performed by Frances Barber on Audio CD (Unabridged)£34.99

Lucy White ends up in Farewell Square after a messy divorce. The other residents are anything but quiet, and they're as intrigued by Lucy as she is by them. As she's drawn into their midst, she realises that life can be kind as well as cruel.

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The Best Man to Die written by Ruth Rendell performed by Robin Bailey on CD (Unabridged)

The Best Man to Die written by Ruth Rendell performed by Robin Bailey on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Who could have suspected that the exciting stag party for the groom would be the prelude to the murder of his close friend Charlie Hatton? And Charlie's death was only the first in a string of puzzling murders involving small-time gangsters, cheating husbands, and loose women.

The Big Sleep written by Raymond Chandler performed by Ray Porter on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

The Big Sleep written by Raymond Chandler performed by Ray Porter on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Los Angeles PI Philip Marlowe is working for the Sternwood family. Old man Sternwood, crippled and wheelchair-bound, is being given the squeeze by a blackmailer and he wants Marlowe to make the problem go away. But with Sternwood's two wild, devil-may-care daughters prowling LA's seedy backstreets...

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The Birth of Tragedy written by Friedrich Nietzsche performed by Duncan Steen on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

The Birth of Tragedy written by Friedrich Nietzsche performed by Duncan Steen on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£24.99

In 1869, at the age of twenty-four, Friedrich Nietzsche was appointed a professor of classical philology at the University of Basel, a remarkable position for one of his age. The Birth of Tragedy, published in 1872, was his first significant publication. It did little, however, to help his reputation as a scholar; his views...

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The Black Moth written by Georgette Heyer performed by Julian Rhind-Tutt on CD (Unabridged)

The Black Moth written by Georgette Heyer performed by Julian Rhind-Tutt on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

The Black Moth was Georgette Heyer's first historical novel, written when she was only 19. It was set in the Georgian period, and although it was with the Regency period that she really made her name, it has many of the characteristics that were to make her so popular during her lifetime ....

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The Captain and the Enemy written by Graham Greene performed by Kenneth Branagh on CD (Unabridged)

The Captain and the Enemy written by Graham Greene performed by Kenneth Branagh on CD (Unabridged)£79.99

A Genius Performance by Kenneth Branagh! A young boy, Victor, is collected from school by a stranger in a bowler hat - the stranger says he has won Victor in a game of backgammon with Victor's father. The stranger, known as the Captain, takes Victor to live with the sweet but withdrawn Lisa, where he serves as...

The Castle of Otranto written by Horace Walpole performed by Neville Jason on CD (Unabridged)

The Castle of Otranto written by Horace Walpole performed by Neville Jason on CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £19.99

The Castle of Otranto is regarded as the first Gothic novel. The son of Manfred, Prince of Otranto, is mysteriously killed on his wedding day by a huge helmet. The event leads to a fast-paced story of jealous passion, intrigue, murder and supernatural phenomena unfolding ...

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The Chronicles of Narnia Gift Set written by C.S. Lewis performed by Sir Michael Hordern on Audio CD (Abridged)

The Chronicles of Narnia Gift Set written by C.S. Lewis performed by Sir Michael Hordern on Audio CD (Abridged)£79.99

The seven volumes of The Chronicles of Narnia are brought wonderfully to life by the unforgettable Sir Michael Hordern, together for the first time on CD in a deluxe slipcase. A 14-CD Gift Set containing all seven of The Chronicles of Narnia, with music. The Magician’s Nephew The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe...

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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 Corinthian written by Georgette Heyer performed by Georgina Sutton on CD (Unabridged)

The Corinthian written by Georgette Heyer performed by Georgina Sutton on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

The accomplished Corinthian Sir Richard Wyndham is wealthy, sophisticated, handsome and supremely bored. Tired of his aristocratic family constantly pressuring him to get married, he determines to run away after meeting the delightful, unconventional heroine Penelope Creed.

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The Duke's Children written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Duke's Children written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on Audio CD (Unabridged)£129.99  -  £149.99

The final volume in the Pallisers novels Plantagenet Palliser, the Duke of Omnium and former Prime Minister of England, is widowed and wracked by grief. Struggling to adapt to life without his beloved Lady Glencora, he works hard to guide and support his three adult children. Palliser soon discovers, however...

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The Emigrants written by W.G. Sebald performed by Mel Foster on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Emigrants written by W.G. Sebald performed by Mel Foster on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Inspired by an old photograph album to investigate the life of a lost relative, a man finds himself on a journey that traverses the 20th century, leading him from an American asylum to the shores of the Dead Sea. Adapted by Edward Kemp from W G Sebald's novel about the experiences of Jewish emigrants.

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The Eustace Diamonds written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on CD (Unabridged)

The Eustace Diamonds written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on CD (Unabridged)£129.99  -  £169.99

Before Sir Florian Eustace dies, he gives his beloved wife Lizzie a beautiful and expensive diamond necklace valued over £10,000. Dispute soon rages between the Eustace family and the manipulative and conniving Lizzie: it's claimed that the diamonds are a precious family heirloom, but Lizzie argues they were a gift.

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The Firework-Maker's Daughter written by Philip Pullman performed by Nigel Lambert on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

The Firework-Maker's Daughter written by Philip Pullman performed by Nigel Lambert on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99

What Lila wants to be more than anything else in the world is…a Firework-Maker! But firework-making is not just about being able to make Crackle-Dragons and Golden Sneezes. There is also one special secret: every Firework-Maker must make a perilous journey to face the terrifying Fire-Fiend! Not knowing that...

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The Five Red Herrings written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Patrick Malahide on CD (Unabridged)

The Five Red Herrings written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Patrick Malahide on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

The fracas in the McClellan Arms was inevitable after a drop too much whisky. When one of the brawlers was found dead next morning many people thought it too was inevitable, for Campbell had a knack of making enemies. Six in particular. And all members of the local artists' colony.

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The Gilda Stories written by Jewelle Gomez performed by Adenrele Ojo on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

The Gilda Stories written by Jewelle Gomez performed by Adenrele Ojo on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£24.99

"The Gilda Stories is groundbreaking not just for the wild lives it portrays, but for how it portrays them - communally, unapologetically, roaming fiercely over space and time." (Emma Donoghue, author of Room) "Jewelle Gomez sees right into the heart. This is a book to give to those you want most to find their...

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The Glass Lake written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Glass Lake written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on Audio CD (Unabridged)£129.99

Kit McMahon lives in the small Irish town of Lough Glass, a place where nothing changes - until the day Kit's mother disappears and Kit is haunted by the memory of her mother, alone at the kitchen table, tears streaming down her face. Now Kit, too, has secrets: of the night she discovered a letter and burned...

The Hound of Death written by Agatha Christie performed by Christopher Lee on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Hound of Death written by Agatha Christie performed by Christopher Lee on Cassette (Unabridged)£9.99

A collection of Agatha Christie’s stories of the macabre and the occult, where a message from beyond the grave unmasks an insane killer, and a nun has the power to cause a landslide… Read by the prince of darkness, Christopher Lee. A collection of Agatha Christie’s stories of the macabre and occult.

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The Isles - A History written by Norman Davies performed by Andrew Sachs on Audio CD (Abridged)

The Isles - A History written by Norman Davies performed by Andrew Sachs on Audio CD (Abridged)£29.99

A history of the British Isles in the light of parallel events in Europe. Challenges the traditional picture of Britain and provides the view of the Isles being constantly buffeted by continental storms and being transformed by them. Culminates with the crisis confronting Britain in the face of the European Union.

The Labyrinth of the Spirits written by Carlos Ruiz Zafon performed by Daniel Weyman on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

The Labyrinth of the Spirits written by Carlos Ruiz Zafon performed by Daniel Weyman on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99

As a child, Daniel Sempere discovered among the passageways of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books an extraordinary novel that would change the course of his life. Now a young man in the Barcelona of the late 1950s, Daniel runs the Sempere & Sons bookshop and enjoys a seemingly fulfilling life with his loving...

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The Last Chronicle of Barset written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on CD (Unabridged)

The Last Chronicle of Barset written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on CD (Unabridged)£99.99  -  £149.99

In the last and most complex of the Barsetshire audiobooks, many of Trollope's best-loved characters appear, but the mood of the recording is darker and more uneasy than in earlier volumes. At the heart of the audiobook is the penniless Reverend Josiah Crawley, first encountered in Framley Parsonage...

The Last Sister written by Kendra Elliot performed by Cassandra Campbell and Mikael Naramore on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Last Sister written by Kendra Elliot performed by Cassandra Campbell and Mikael Naramore on Audio CD (Unabridged)£24.99

An Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestseller. Three sisters’ secrets collide in a shocking novel of suspense by the bestselling author of the Mercy Kilpatrick series. Twenty years ago Emily Mills’s father was murdered, and she found his body hanging in the backyard. Her younger sister, Madison, claims...

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The Masqueraders written by Georgette Heyer performed by Ruth Sillers on CD (Unabridged)

The Masqueraders written by Georgette Heyer performed by Ruth Sillers on CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £59.99

After participating in the Jacobite Rising of 1745, Robin and Prudence, brother and sister, become engaged in a swashbuckling, romantic adventure. Our hero and heroine must cross-dress and switch genders if they are to escape prosecution a humorous move that allows Heyer to explore the manners...

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The Missionary Position written by Christopher Hitchens performed by Simon Prebble on Audio CD (Abridged)

The Missionary Position written by Christopher Hitchens performed by Simon Prebble on Audio CD (Abridged)£19.99

"A religious fundamentalist, a political operative, a primitive sermonizer, and an accomplice of worldly secular powers. Her mission has always been of this kind. The irony is that she has never been able to induce anybody to believe her. It is past time that she was duly honored and taken at her word."

The Monogram Murders written by Sophie Hannah performed by Julian Rhind-Tutt on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Monogram Murders written by Sophie Hannah performed by Julian Rhind-Tutt on Audio CD (Unabridged)£14.99

The new Hercule Poirot novel – another brilliant murder mystery that can only be solved by the eponymous Belgian detective and his ‘little grey cells’. Since the publication of her first book in 1920, Agatha Christie wrote 33 novels, two plays and more than 50 short stories featuring Hercule Poirot. Now, for the...

The Mysterious Affair at Styles written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)

The Mysterious Affair at Styles written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

With impeccable timing Hercule Poirot, the renowned Belgian detective, makes his dramatic entrance on to the English crime stage. Recently, there had been some strange goings on at Styles St Mary. Evelyn, constant companion to old Mrs Inglethorp, had stormed out of the house muttering something about...

The Mystery of Edwin Drood written by Charles Dickens performed by David Timson on CD (Unabridged)

The Mystery of Edwin Drood written by Charles Dickens performed by David Timson on CD (Unabridged)£69.99

Left unfinished after Dickens died in 1870, The Mystery of Edwin Drood centres on Edwin Droods uncle, John Jasper, and his love for Rosa Bud, Edwins fiancée. Set in the dark, fictional cathedral city of Cloisterham, the novel is awash with guilt, disguise and mystery. Naxos

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The Portrait of a Lady written by Henry James performed by Juliet Stevenson on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Portrait of a Lady written by Henry James performed by Juliet Stevenson on Audio CD (Unabridged)£99.99

The Portrait of a Lady tells the compelling and ultimately tragic tale of a beautiful young American woman’s encounter with European sophistication. Set principally in England and Italy, the story follows Isabel Archer's fortunes as a variety of admirers vie for her hand. Her choice will be crucial, and she is not...

The President is Missing written by Bill Clinton and James Patterson performed by Dennis Quaid, January LaVoy, Peter Ganim and Bill Clinton on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The President is Missing written by Bill Clinton and James Patterson performed by Dennis Quaid, January LaVoy, Peter Ganim and Bill Clinton on Audio CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Random House presents the audiobook edition of The President Is Missing by President Bill Clinton and James Patterson, read by Dennis Quaid, January LaVoy, Peter Ganim, Jeremy Davidson, and Mozhan Marno, with an extract read by Bill Clinton. The President is missing. The world is in shock. But the...

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The Prime Minister written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Prime Minister written by Anthony Trollope performed by Timothy West on Audio CD (Unabridged)£169.99

Plantaganet Palliser, Prime Minister of England - a man of power and prestige, with all the breeding and inherited wealth that goes with it - is appalled at the inexorable rise of Ferdinand Lopez. An exotic impostor, seemingly from nowhere, Lopez has society at his feet, while well-connected ladies vie with each...

The Rabbit Girls written by Anna Ellory performed by Gemma Arterton and Simon Callow on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

The Rabbit Girls written by Anna Ellory performed by Gemma Arterton and Simon Callow on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Berlin, 1989. As the wall between East and West falls, Miriam Winter cares for her dying father, Henryk. When he cries out for someone named Frieda - and Miriam discovers an Auschwitz tattoo hidden under his watch strap - Henryk’s secret history begins to unravel. Searching for more clues of her father’s past...

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The Rules of Engagement written by Anita Brookner performed by Joanna David on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Rules of Engagement written by Anita Brookner performed by Joanna David on Audio CD (Unabridged)£34.99

"I have come to believe that there can be no adequate preparation for the sadness that comes at the end, the sheer regret that one's life is finished, that one's failures remain indelible and one's successes illusory." Elizabeth and Betsy are old school friends. Born in 1948 and unready for the sixties, they had...

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The Son and Heir written by Alexander Munninghoff performed by Stefan Rudnicki on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Son and Heir written by Alexander Munninghoff performed by Stefan Rudnicki on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

A prize-winning Dutch journalist's unsparing memoir of growing up amid the excesses, triumphs, and devastation of post-World War II Europe. What can a son say upon discovering that his father wore a Nazi uniform? Reporter Alexander Münninghoff was only 4 when he found this mortifying relic from his...

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The Spanish Bride written by Georgette Heyer performed by David Collins on CD (Unabridged)

The Spanish Bride written by Georgette Heyer performed by David Collins on CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £59.99

When Brigade-Major Harry Smith met the beautiful Juana María, an instant spark formed between the two fiery, energetic souls. The two fell deeply in love with one another from the first moment and the Spanish bride accompanied him throughout all his campaigns, where she rode freely among the troops.

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The Three Musketeers written by Alexandre Dumas performed by Bill Homewood on CD (Unabridged)

The Three Musketeers written by Alexandre Dumas performed by Bill Homewood on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

In The Three Musketeers, one of the greatest adventure stories ever written, we follow the fortunes of the dashing young swordsman D'Artagnan and his daredevil companions Athos, Aramis and Porthos. As the thrilling story unfolds, 'The Four' find themselves embroiled in duels,

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The Unknown Ajax written by Georgette Heyer performed by Daniel Philpott on CD (Unabridged)

The Unknown Ajax written by Georgette Heyer performed by Daniel Philpott on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

Miles from anywhere, Darracott Place is presided over by irascible Lord Darracott. The recent drowning of his eldest son has done nothing to improve his temper. For now he must send for the unknown offspring of the uncle whom the family are never permitted to mention. Yet none of that beleaguered family..

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The Warden written by Anthony Trollope performed by Nigel Hawthorne on Audio CD (Unabridged)

The Warden written by Anthony Trollope performed by Nigel Hawthorne on Audio CD (Unabridged)£99.99

The first of six in Trollope's series of the Chronicles of Barsetshire introducing the fictional cathedral town of Barchester and the characters of Septimus Harding, the Warden, and his son-in-law Archdeacon Grantly. The Warden concerns the moral dilemma of the conscientious Reverend Septimus Harding...

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Trouble No Man written by Brian Hart performed by Christian Baskous on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Trouble No Man written by Brian Hart performed by Christian Baskous on Audio CD (Unabridged)£29.99

American War meets Into the Wild in Brian Hart's epic saga of one man's struggle to survive a hostile world--tracing his path from a self-destructive, skateboarding youth in the 90s to the near future as he journeys across a desolate, militia-controlled American West to find his missing family--perfect for...

Where the Story Starts written by Imogen Clark performed by Elizabeth Knowelden on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Where the Story Starts written by Imogen Clark performed by Elizabeth Knowelden on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

A strange encounter. An unlikely friendship. But will it survive when they both know the truth? As single mother Leah struggles to get her children ready one morning, the doorbell rings. Standing on the doorstep of their terraced house in Whitley Bay is a well-dressed stranger, Clio, who feels an emotional tie to...

Wuthering Heights written by Emily Bronte performed by Juliet Stevenson on Audio CD (Abridged)

Wuthering Heights written by Emily Bronte performed by Juliet Stevenson on Audio CD (Abridged)£9.99

Lockwood, the new tenant of Thrushcross Grange on the bleak Yorkshire moors, is forced to seek shelter one night at Wuthering Heights, the home of his landlord. There he discovers the history of the tempestuous events that took place years before: of the intense passion between the foundling Heathcliff...