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The Reluctant Widow written by Georgette Heyer performed by Cornelius Garrett on CD (Unabridged)

The Reluctant Widow written by Georgette Heyer performed by Cornelius Garrett on CD (Unabridged)£44.99

Penniless Elinor is rather surprised at the carriage that meets her from the stage, and more so at the decayed grandeur of the house to which she's transported. Realising that there has been a case of mistaken identity she agrees to an audacious plan.

Douglas Adams at the BBC written by Douglas Adams performed by Douglas Adams and Simon Jones on CD (Abridged)

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Douglas Adams at the BBC written by Douglas Adams performed by Douglas Adams and Simon Jones on CD (Abridged)
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ISBN:  9780563494041
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Autobiography
Duration:  225 mins
Length:  Abridged
Author:  Douglas Adams
Narrator 1:  Douglas Adams
Narrator 2:  Simon Jones
Rarity:  Rare

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Simon Jones, who played Arthur Dent in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, presents a look back at the life and work of a writer who has captivated the imagination of millions When Douglas Adams created The Hitchhiker's Guide for BBC Radio 4, it was the genesis of a science fiction comedy legend.

Yet his career at the BBC had begun in Light Entertainment, with contributions to The Burkiss Way, Week Ending and other sketch shows of the time. He went on to script edit a series of Doctor Who, and to write a series of Hitchhiker and Dirk Gently books. In this triple-CD programme, Simon Jones takes an A-Z look at Douglas Adams s career, taking in extracts from the many radio and TV programmes he contributed to.

These include personal appearances on Wogan, Tomorrow's World and Desert Island Discs, his own radio programmes such as Last Chance to See (about the search for endangered species) and The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Future (a look at impending technology), and even a lost segment of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy which Adams wrote specially for Radio 4 in 1982.

Also included are some of the many tributes paid to Adams following his untimely death in May 2001. This is a fascinating and in-depth audio biography of a man whose brilliant work has inspired, enraptured and entertained millions of people worldwide.

 

**** One of the disks in the the Acceptable copy of this title has been replaced with a backup copy of the disk as the original was destroyed ****

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