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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory written by Roald Dahl performed by Eric Idle on CD (Unabridged)

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory written by Roald Dahl performed by Eric Idle on CD (Unabridged)£4.99

This is a special audio edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, read by Eric Idle, which will be published at the same time as the Warner Bros film.

Charlie Bucket thinks he's the luckiest boy alive when he unwraps one of Willy Wonka's Whipple-Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delights to find the last golden ticket.

Alone on The Ice - The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration written by David Roberts performed by Matthew Brenher on CD (Unabridged)

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ISBN:  9781470836481
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Sport - Exploration
Duration:  690 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  David Roberts
Narrator 1:  Matthew Brenher
Rarity:  Rare

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His two companions were dead, his food and supplies had vanished in a crevasse, and Douglas Mawson was still 100 miles from camp. On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, was hauling a sledge to get back to base camp. The dogs were gone.

Now Mawson himself plunged through a snow bridge, dangling over an abyss by the sledge harness. A line of poetry gave him the will to haul himself back to the surface. Mawson was sometimes reduced to crawling, and one night he discovered that the soles of his feet had completely detached from the flesh beneath.

On February 8, when he staggered back to base, his features unrecognizably skeletal, the first teammate to reach him blurted out, "Which one are you?" This thrilling and almost unbelievable account establishes Mawson in his rightful place as one of the greatest polar explorers and expedition leaders.

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