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The Hound of the Baskervilles written by Arthur Conan Doyle performed by Derek Jacobi on CD (Unabridged)

The Hound of the Baskervilles written by Arthur Conan Doyle performed by Derek Jacobi on CD (Unabridged)£24.99  -  £39.99

When a country doctor comes to Sherlock Holmes with a far-fetched tale of a sudden death, a devil dog and an ancient curse, Holmes is sceptical. Could the demise of Sir Charles Baskerville really have been caused by the gigantic ghostly hound which is said to have haunted his family for generations?

Chance Witness - An Outsider's Life in Politics written by Matthew Parris performed by Matthew Parris on CD (Abridged)

Chance Witness - An Outsider's Life in Politics written by Matthew Parris performed by Matthew Parris on CD (Abridged)
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ISBN:  9780141804736
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Politics
Duration:  240 mins
Length:  Abridged
Author:  Matthew Parris
Narrator 1:  Matthew Parris

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A frank autobiography by "The Times" columnist and ex-politican Matthew Parris. His childhood was spent on a variety of different countries as his engineer father moved jobs: Rhodesia, Cyprus, the Middle East and Jamaica. After Cambridge and Yale, he joined the Conservative central office ...

.... at roughly the same time (aged 26) he discovered he was gay. He worked for Michael Dobbs, Chris Patten and Mrs Thatcher (who famously fired him), before entering parliament himself.

Part participant, part bystander, Matthew Parris describes what it was like to be so close to the centre and remain an outsider.

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