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Gaudy Night written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on CD (Unabridged)

Gaudy Night written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £69.99

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A must-listen for fans of Agatha Christie's Poirot and Margery Allingham's Campion Mysteries, Lord Peter Wimsey is the immortal amateur sleuth created by Dorothy L Sayers.

Cousin Bette written by Honore de Balzac performed by Johanna Ward on CD (Unabridged)

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ISBN:  9781470847845
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Classic World
Duration:  990 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Honore de Balzac
Narrator 1:  Johanna Ward
Rarity:  Rare

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La Cousine Bette is an 1846 novel by French author Honoré de Balzac. Set in mid-19th century Paris, it tells the story of an unmarried middle-aged woman who plots the destruction of her extended family. Bette works with Valérie Marneffe, an unhappily married young lady, to seduce and torment a series...

of men. One of these is Baron Hector Hulot, husband to Bette's cousin Adeline. He sacrifices his family's fortune and good name to please Valérie, who leaves him for a tradesman named Crevel. The book is part of the Scènes de la vie parisienne section of Balzac's novel sequence La Comédie humaine ("The Human Comedy").

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