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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.

Francesco Petrarch - The Great Poets written by Francesco Petrarch performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Unabridged)

Francesco Petrarch - The Great Poets written by Francesco Petrarch performed by Anton Lesser on CD (Unabridged)
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ISBN:  9781843793588
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Poetry
Duration:  61 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Francesco Petrarch
Narrator 1:  Anton Lesser

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A Genius Performance by Anton Lesser! This 14th-century Italian poet was a model for many who followed him. His passionate sonnets to Laura became the epitome for love poetry. Over some 40 years he wrote 366 sonnets to Laura, whom he probably never even spoke to, and they remain ...

... immediate and affecting even now. Called Rime Sparse (Scattered Rhymes), they influenced Chaucer and many others. This is an unusual addition to The Great Poets, but part of the intention of the series is to cover the major stepping stones of world poetry.

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