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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  -  £24.99

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?

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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