A half-starved young Russian man in a long black overcoat is smuggled into Hamburg at dead of night. He has an improbable amount of cash secreted in a purse round his neck. He is a devout Muslim. Or is he? He says his name is Issa.
From the two-term Poet Laureate of the United States Billy Collins comes his first compilation of new and selected poems in twelve years. Aimless Love combines new poems with selections from four previous books—Nine Horses, The Trouble with Poetry, Ballistics, and Horoscopes for the Dead.
Poetry by definition, achieves its effects by rhythm, sound patterns and imagery. One of the most popular areas of audiobooks -- spoken poetic form -- evokes emotions and sensations by bringing the voice of the poet to life in an appropriately intimate way, directly to the ear and mind of the listener.
All these are single stories which last over 24 hours!
It's time to take a few days off and enjoy the experience of these Epic Stories
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 number-one New York Times best-selling author Fern Michaels comes a captivating and heartfelt novel, as a young dancer finds an unexpected partner - and gains the courage to live according to her heart.... In a city built on dreams, Trisha Holiday makes her living moving like one.
Penguin presents the unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of A Legacy of Spies by John le Carré, read by Tom Hollander. This is the first novel in over 25 years to feature George Smiley, le Carré's most beloved character. Peter Guillam, staunch colleague and disciple of George Smiley....
Americans from all walks of life are still feeling the roller-coaster effects of the Great Recession. For many, home values are still too low and unemployment is still too high. Others have prospered despite the ups and downs. In Clark Howard's Living Large for the Long Haul, the renowned broadcaster...
A radio adaptation of Alan Bennett's short autobiographical play, originally directed by Nicholas Hytner for the National Theatre. Alan looks back on his early life with affection and sadness, revisiting some of the themes and conversations of his memoir 'A Life Like other People's'.
Alan Bennett stars in a new production of his own acclaimed satrical comedy, 30 years after its original West End debut. The Headmaster has been at Albion House for 50 years, man and boy. Now he is retiring and takes part in the end-of-year entertainment for the last time.
Here are the real events that inspired Gary Paulsen to write Brian Robeson's story in Hatchet, The River, Brian's Winter, Brian's Return, and Brian's Hunt: a stint as a volunteer emergency worker; the death that became the pilot's death in Hatchet; plane crashes he's seen; and his own near misses.
Coco Barrington was born into a legendary Hollywood family: her mother Florence is a mega-best-selling author, and her sister Jane is one of Hollywood's top producers. Jane has lived with her partner, Liz, for 10 years, in a solid relationship.