A Boy Called Christmas written by Matt Haig performed by Stephen Fry on Audio CD (Unabridged)£9.99
The first magical book in Matt Haig's festive series - now a major new film! You are about to listen to the true story of Father Christmas. If you believe that some things are impossible, you should stop considering listening right away. Because this audiobook is full of impossible things. Are you still there? Good. Then let us begin.... A Boy Called Christmas is a tale of adventure, snow, kidnapping, elves, more snow and an...
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It written by Stephen King performed by Steven Weber on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£29.99
To the children, the town was their whole world. To the adults, knowing better, Derry, Maine, was just their hometown: familiar, well ordered for the most part. A good place to live. It was the children who saw - and felt - what made Derry so horribly different. In the storm drains, in the sewers, IT lurked, taking...
Middlemarch written by George Eliot performed by Maureen O'Brien on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£29.99
George Eliot's most ambitious novel is a masterly evocation of diverse lives and changing fortunes in a provincial community. Set against the cultural and social fluctuations of the nineteenth century, "Middlemarch" features a vivid cast of complex characters. Peopling its landscape are Dorothea Brooke, a young idealist whose search for intellectual fulfillment leads her into a disastrous marriage to the pedantic scholar...
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Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen written by Dyan Sheldon performed by Jo Wyatt on Audio CD (Unabridged)£39.99
There is only room for one drama queen - which one will take centre stage? When Lola moves from New York City to boring Dellwood - Deadwood - Falls she thinks her life is over. But she soon discovers a way to shake things up - and it involves taking on the high school's biggest bully, getting the lead in the school play, not to mention crashing a rock star's party! Set in an American high school, this is a fast and funny account of the rivalry between Carla...
Shake Hands Forever written by Ruth Rendell performed by George Baker on CD (Abridged)£14.99
A Genius Performance by George Baker!
Most people would have screamed. Mrs Hathall made no sound. She had seen death many times before, but she had never before seen a death by violence. Heavily, she plodded across the room and descended the stairs to where her son waited. ‘There’s been an accident’, she said. ‘Your wife’s dead.’
Chief Inspector Wexford could discover no motive, no reason and no suspect – all he had were his intuitive suspicions.
The Rule of Four written by Ian Caldwell and Dustin Thomason performed by Jose Hamilton on CD (Abridged)£9.99
The Hypnerotomachia Poliphili is one of the most complex books ever written. Coded in seven languages, it is a passionate love story, an intricate mathematical labyrinth and a tale of Renaissance tragedy that has baffled scholars since it was first published in 1499. Five hundred years later, Princeton student Tom Sullivan is haunted by the violent death of his father, an academic who devoted his life to unlocking the book's secret. With his roommate Paul, Tom discovers a...
The Spoken Word - Ted Hughes written by Ted Hughes performed by Ted Hughes on Audio CD (Abridged)£29.99
This two CD set is drawn from the BBC Radio broadcasts of Ted Hughes and features live and studio recordings of the poet introducing and reading his own work. The recordings include his earliest surviving poetry broadcast and extensive selections from 'Remains of Elmet' and 'Moortown Diary' plus selections from his 'Crow' poems and two complete short stories, 'The Harvesting' and 'Snow'. Hughes was Poet Laureate from 1984 until his death in 1998 and is widely...