Dickens's story of solitary miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is taught the true meaning of Christmas by the three ghosts of Christmas past, present and future, has been adapted into countless film and stage versions and is today the most famous and loved of all Christmas tales.
A dazzling literary thriller - the story of Sigmund Freud assisting a Manhattan murder investigation. Think SHADOW OF THE WIND meets THE HISTORIAN. THE INTERPRETATION OF MURDER is an inventive tour de force inspired by Sigmund Freud's 1909 visit to America, accompanied by protégé and rival Carl Jung.
Venetia Aldridge QC is a distinguished barrister. When she agrees to defend Garry Ashe, accused of the brutal murder of his aunt, it is one more opportunity to triumph in her career as a criminal lawyer.
A wonderful dramatisation of this classic story. Discover the meanness of Scrooge, a man unable to participate in the joy of Christmas, his cruelty to Bob Cratchit and Tiny Tim, and his eventual redemption after the ghosts of Marley, Christmas Past, Present and Future visit him.
Is falling in love the beginning...or the end? In Ethan Wate's hometown there lies the darkest of secrets. There is a girl. Slowly, she pulled the hood from her head. Green eyes, black hair. Lena Duchannes.
This wonderful book is read by 2 of the very best audiobook readers bar none! Sean Barrett's Chapter 1 is pure genius! Writing of this quality combined with the reading of Mr Barrett and Teresa Gallagher is an absolute must! This one is a life-long keeper!!
Julie Lescaux, the young Englishwoman caught up in one of the most dangerous operations of the French Resistance; Paul Vasson, vicious Paris pimp turned Nazi collaborator; David Freymann, German scientist caught up in unimaginable horror, destined to lose everything except his faith in his own discovery.
Night Sky is Clare Francis' sweeping chronicle of Europe in peace and war.
Our Mutual Friend weaves together many stories uniting them in the bizarre symbolism of the wealth which derives from a rubbish tip.
His last completed novel published in 1864-5. Through it Dickens confirmed his reputation as a story-teller of genius while extending the sphere of his imagination to new worlds. Our Mutual Friend weaves together many stories uniting them in the bizarre symbolism of the wealth which derives from a rubbish tip. Read with fabulous skill by David Timson.
The first novel in Kim Stanley Robinson’s Mars trilogy, brilliantly read by Richard Ferrone.
Mars – the barren, forbidding planet that epitomises mankind’s dreams of space conquest.
From the first pioneers who looked back at Earth and saw a small blue star, to the first colonists – hand-picked scientists with the skills necessary to create life from cold desert – Red Mars is the story of a new genesis.
From welding to folk singing to comedy to writing to acting, Billy Connolly has proved his versatility and sheer determination. Here, his wife Pamela gives the reader an insider's view of this talented musician, singer, TV presenter, comedian and actor.
Birds Without Wings tells of the inhabitants of a small coastal town in south-west Anatolia in the dying days of the Ottoman empire. When jihad is declared against the Allies the young men of the town are sent to war. Karatavuk soon finds himself at Gallipoli where he experiences the intimate brutality...
PERSUASION Anne Elliot is a young woman of perfect breeding and unwavering integrity. Seven years after she is persuaded to reject Captain Wentworth''s offer of marriage, her feelings for him are still strong. By the time she realizes this, Wentworth seems to only have eyes for the attractive...
At the festival of Osiris, loyal subjects of the Pharaoh gather to pay homage to their leader. Only Taita - a wise and formidably gifted enunch slave - sees him as a symbol of the kingdon's fading glory. Danger surounds all those who oppose the ruling elite. But together with his proteges, Lostris ...
‘There’s the scarlet thread of murder running through the colourless skein of life, and our duty is to unravel it, and isolate it, and expose every inch of it’. Arriving in the wilderness of London and in need of lodgings, Dr John Watson finds himself living at 221B Baker Street with one Sherlock Holmes.