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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)£19.99  -  £29.99

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?

Dreaming in Turtle - A Journey Through the Passion, Profit and Peril of Our Most Coveted Prehistoric Creatures written by Peter Laufer PhD performed by Peter Laufer PhD on CD (Unabridged)

Dreaming in Turtle - A Journey Through the Passion, Profit and Peril of Our Most Coveted Prehistoric Creatures written by Peter Laufer PhD performed by Peter Laufer PhD on CD (Unabridged)
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ISBN:  9781684415168
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Nature
Duration:  600 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Peter Laufer PhD
Narrator 1:  Peter Laufer PhD

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Dreaming in Turtle is a compelling story of a stalwart animal prized from prehistory through to today-an animal threatened by human greed, pragmatism, and rationalization. It stars turtles and shady and heroic human characters both, in settings ranging from luxury redoubts to degraded habitats, during a ...

time when the confluence of easy global trade, limited supply, and inexhaustible demand has accelerated the stress on species. The growth of the middle class in high-population regions like China, where the turtle is particularly valued, feeds this perfect storm into which the turtle finds itself lashed.

This is a tale not just of endangered turtles but also one of overall human failings, frailties, and vulnerabilities-all punctuated by optimistic hope for change fueled by dedicated turtle champions.

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