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The English Patient written by Michael Ondaatje performed by Ralph Fiennes on CD (Abridged)

The English Patient written by Michael Ondaatje performed by Ralph Fiennes on CD (Abridged)£29.99

Read by Ralph Fiennes, this story is set at the end of World War II. It explores the lives of four disparate shell-shocked characters who find themselves holed up together in a ruined villa north of Florence as the war retreats around them.


1st Class Return Postage Charge for 3 Hour Fixed Price Audio Transfer

1st Class Return Postage Charge for 3 Hour Fixed Price Audio Transfer£3.50

This is the fixed price 1st Class Postage Charge to be used by Customers when ordering conversion of their own sub 3 hour Audio Cassette or MP3 CD title.


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3 Hour Fixed Price Audio Transfer£10.00

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3 Hour Fixed Price Audio Transfer for Customers Own Tapes

3 Hour Fixed Price Audio Transfer for Customers Own Tapes£18.50

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A Mind to Murder written by P.D. James performed by Roy Marsden on CD (Unabridged)

A Mind to Murder written by P.D. James performed by Roy Marsden on CD (Unabridged)£28.99  -  £32.99

When a woman is discovered in the basement of a psychotherapy clinic with a chisel through her heart, Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh investigates. What are the secrets hidden by the facade of the Georgian terrace? Is the killer a patient or healer? Dalgliesh uncovers a labyrinth of intrigue.


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Blotto, Twinks and the Rodents of the Riviera written by Simon Brett performed by Simon Brett on CD (Unabridged)

Blotto, Twinks and the Rodents of the Riviera written by Simon Brett performed by Simon Brett on CD (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

Consternation at Tawcester Towers! While giving a guided tour of the house's Long Gallery Blotto is stunned to discover that two of the family portraits - a Gainsborough and a Reynolds - are missing.Tawcester Towers has been the victim of art thieves!

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BBC Radio - Under Milk Wood written by Dylan Thomas performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation on Cassette (Unabridged)

BBC Radio - Under Milk Wood written by Dylan Thomas performed by BBC Full Cast Dramatisation on Cassette (Unabridged)£6.99

A Genius Performance by Richard Burton!

The classic 1963 radio dramatization, with Richard Burton as the narrator, of Dylan Thomas's "play for voices". From their dreamy dreams to their work-day gossip, this drama traces the lives of a group of villagers in a tiny Welsh seaport.


Classic Poems written by Various performed by Sir Ralph Richardson, Dylan Thomas and James Mason on CD (Abridged)

Classic Poems written by Various performed by Sir Ralph Richardson, Dylan Thomas and James Mason on CD (Abridged)£7.99

A Genius Performance by Ralph Richardson and Sir John Gielgud plus many more!

A varied anthology of poets – including Eliot and Auden – reading their own words, and favorite poems by Keats, Browning, Kipling, Tennyson and many more read by the finest voices of the recording age.


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Under Milk Wood written by Dylan Thomas performed by Richard Burton and Various Welsh Cast on Cassette (Unabridged)

Under Milk Wood written by Dylan Thomas performed by Richard Burton and Various Welsh Cast on Cassette (Unabridged)£6.99

A Genius Performance by Richard Burton!

Written as a "play for voices" for the BBC, this work was originally performed in 1954, with Richard Burton as the First Voice, connecting all thirty-three characters--men, women, and small children. 


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Welsh Short Stories written by Alun Richards Selection performed by Various Welsh Actors and Dylan Thomas on Cassette (Abridged)

Welsh Short Stories written by Alun Richards Selection performed by Various Welsh Actors and Dylan Thomas on Cassette (Abridged)£19.99  -  £29.99

Set in the valleys, towns and coastal villages of Wales, this is a collection of 18 short stories giving an intimate glimpse into Welsh life.

The Stamp of Genius

Spot Light on Genius

 

Every day we, at Brainfood Audiobooks, are confronted by a huge variety of audio books both new and old, rare and not so rare.  Every once in a while a book will slowly emerge as an audiobook classic. Some times the quality of a book might be seen in it's constituents. A great author or a great actor might bring the attention to an audiobook production and there are many of these to choose from including 

 

Paul Scofiled's Four Quartets and Robert Stephen's Richard III

 

but some times the DNA of an audiobook can appear quite good, strong but not exceptional, then some strange alchemy occurs. A conjoining of two very good, elements, an excellent author with a wonderful performer, can produce an audiobook of such quality that there a few ways of describing the experience.Once such book is .......

 

Perfume

 

Written by Patrick Suskind , his first novel, touches on the most elusive of our senses in such a manner that you may never consider it such a passive experience again. Then into this book with dark sensual themes comes the voice of Sean Barrett. We must declare now that we, at Brainfood Audiobooks, are all a big fan of Sean Barrett's audio performances.  This performance is truly captivating. For many of us readers/listeners, there have been books that captivate to such an extent that time becomes quite secondary. Another page to finish the chapter and another chapter as the story draws you in. Even sleep can be forestalled as the book appears to become so much more than paper/a tape or CD. This is such a book. If you decide to dip into these waters be prepared for an 8 hour listen......

 

 

 

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Ashes to Ashes written by Barbara Nadel performed by Martyn Read on Cassette (Unabridged)

Ashes to Ashes written by Barbara Nadel performed by Martyn Read on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

As the German Luftwaffe bomb the capital, undertaker Francis Hancock suddenly finds himself caught up in the middle of a terrifying abduction plot. It's 29 December, 1940, the night that Hitler has chosen to destroy London under a barrage of flaming incendiary bombs.

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At The Mercy of the Winds written by David Hempleman-Adams performed by Clive Mantle on Cassette (Unabridged)

At The Mercy of the Winds written by David Hempleman-Adams performed by Clive Mantle on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

This is the story of how David Hempleman-Adams undertook a 1600 mile journey to the North Pole by balloon in an open-air wicker basket. He revisits the trip that inspired himan ill-fated Swedish expedition in 1897 that had a doomed love affair at the heart of its tale."

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Eldest written by Christopher Paolini performed by Gerard Doyle on Cassette (Unabridged)

Eldest written by Christopher Paolini performed by Gerard Doyle on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Darkness falls.... Despair abounds.... Evil reigns.... Eragon and his dragon, Saphira, have just saved the rebel state from destruction by the mighty forces of King Galbatorix, cruel ruler of the Empire. Now Eragon must travel to Ellesméra, land of the elves, for further training in magic and swordsmanship, the vital skills of the Dragon Rider.

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I'm a Stranger Here Myself written by Jean Stubbs performed by Jacqueline Tong on Cassette (Unabridged)

I'm a Stranger Here Myself written by Jean Stubbs performed by Jacqueline Tong on Cassette (Unabridged)£14.99

As a child on her parents' farm, Kate always felt like an outsider. Years later, she is a successful businesswoman with friends in high places, but she is still lonely. She has many battles to fight before she can come to terms with herself and recognize the value of family ties and true friendship.

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Joyce Grenfell written by Jane Hampton performed by Eleanor Bron on Cassette (Unabridged)

Joyce Grenfell written by Jane Hampton performed by Eleanor Bron on Cassette (Unabridged)£24.99

Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979) was a British institution and one of the country's best-loved entertainers, immortalized in roles such as the gym mistress, Miss Gossage (Call me Sausage), in The Happiest Days of Your Life, and Ruby Gates in the St Trinian's films.

Lady Oracle written by Margaret Atwood performed by Lorelei King on Cassette (Unabridged)

Lady Oracle written by Margaret Atwood performed by Lorelei King on Cassette (Unabridged)£14.99

From fat girl to thin, from red hair to mud brown, from London to Toronto, from Polish count to radical husband, from writer of romances to distinguished poet - Joan Foster is utterly confused by her life of multiple identiities. She decides to escape to an Italain hill town to take stock of her life. But first, she must organise her own death...

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Mourning Raga written by Ellis Peters performed by Derek Hutchinson on Cassette (Unabridged)

Mourning Raga written by Ellis Peters performed by Derek Hutchinson on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

No case is too strange or too baffling for the policeman George Felse and his son, Dominic. Over 13 instalments and two decades, the Felse Investigations will take them from their home on the Welsh Borders to the southernmost tip of India. When his girlfriend's beautiful but erratic filmstar mother Chloe calls to ask a favour, ...

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Murder Wears a Cowl written by P.C. Doherty performed by Paul Daintry on Cassette (Unabridged)

Murder Wears a Cowl written by P.C. Doherty performed by Paul Daintry on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

In early 1302 a violent serial killer lurks in the city of London, slitting the throats of prostitutes.And when Lady Somerville, one of the Sisters of St Martha, is murdered in the same barbaric fashion, her death is closely followed by that of Father Benedict in suspicious circumstances.

Never Let Me Go written by Kazuo Ishiguro performed by Emilia Fox on Cassette (Unabridged)

Never Let Me Go written by Kazuo Ishiguro performed by Emilia Fox on Cassette (Unabridged)£9.99

In one of the most acclaimed and strange novels of recent years, Kazuo Ishiguro imagines the lives of a group of students growing up in a darkly skewered version of contemporary England. Narrated by Kathy, now 31, Never Let Me Go hauntingly dramatises her attempts to come to terms with her childhood ...

Of Love and Slaughter written by Angela Huth performed by Gabrielle Kruger and Raymond Sawyer on Cassette (Unabridged)

Of Love and Slaughter written by Angela Huth performed by Gabrielle Kruger and Raymond Sawyer on Cassette (Unabridged)£9.99

George Elkin has loyally trained as a solicitor in order to follow in his father's footsteps and run the family firm. But when his father dies, George resolves to follow his heart instead, taking on the West Country farm he grew up in. With the help of sibling neighbours, his childhood friends Prodge and Nell, George is sure he can adapt ...

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest written by Ken Kesey performed by Peter Marinker on Cassette (Unabridged)

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest written by Ken Kesey performed by Peter Marinker on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Pitching an extraordinary battle between cruel authority and a rebellious free spirit, Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a novel that epitomises the spirit of the sixties. This Penguin Classics edition includes a preface, never-before published illustrations by the author, and an introduction by Robert Faggen.

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Semana Santa written by David Hewson performed by Sean Barrett on Cassette (Unabridged)

Semana Santa written by David Hewson performed by Sean Barrett on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Southern Spain. It is in Semana Santa - Holy Week - and the heat is building up in the city. This is always a difficult time for the police, with thousands of visitors adding to thousands of hooded penitents parading through the medieval streets. In the modern slums and the fine old houses of the rich and influential, some have secrets ....

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Shirley written by Charlotte Bronte performed by Anna Bentinck on Cassette (Unabridged)

Shirley written by Charlotte Bronte performed by Anna Bentinck on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Set in the industrialising England of the Napoleonic wars, a period of bad harvests, Luddite riots, and economic unrest, Shirley is the story of two contrasting heroines and the men they love. One is the shy Caroline Helstone, trapped in the oppressive atmosphere of a Yorkshire rectory, whose life represents the plight of single women ...

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The Altman Code written by Robert Ludlum and Gayle Lynds performed by Jeff Harding on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Altman Code written by Robert Ludlum and Gayle Lynds performed by Jeff Harding on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

On the dark waterside docks of Shanghai, a photographer records cargo being secretly loaded. He's brutally killed and his camera destroyed. Two weeks later on the dangerous high seas, the US Navy covertly tracks a Chinese ship rumoured to carry tons of chemicals to create biological weapons of mass destruction.

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The Colditz Legacy written by Guy Walters performed by Jack Paulin on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Colditz Legacy written by Guy Walters performed by Jack Paulin on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

In January 1944, six British officers tunnelled out of Colditz, the German prison camp that was supposed to be escape proof. Three were captured after a few hours, while the remaining three stayed on the run. Two, Captain Ben Thomas and Pilot Officer Robert Beauchamp made it to safety, while the third, Lt. George Irby, was ...

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The Death of a Mafia Don written by Michele Giuttari performed by Sean Barrett on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Death of a Mafia Don written by Michele Giuttari performed by Sean Barrett on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

A bomb explodes in the centre of Florence, hitting the car of Chief Superintendent Michele Ferrara of the elite Squadra Mobile. The attack rocks the ancient city to its foundations. Ferrara was clearly the target - and he did, after all, just controversially imprison notorious Mafia boss Salvatore Laprua.

The Dogs of Riga written by Henning Mankell performed by Sean Barrett on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Dogs of Riga written by Henning Mankell performed by Sean Barrett on Cassette (Unabridged)£14.99

A few days later what they have been warned of comes to pass: a life raft is washed up on a beach. In it are two men, dressed in expensive suits, shot dead.The dead men were Eastern European criminals, victims of what seems to have been a gangland hit. But what appears in Sweden to be an open-and-shut case soon takes on ...

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The House on the Strand written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Ron Keith on Cassette (Unabridged)

The House on the Strand written by Daphne Du Maurier performed by Ron Keith on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Dick Young stays in his friend Professor Magnus Lane's house in Cornwall, on the understanding he will be a guinea-pig for a new drug that Magnus has developed. As a result of the experiment he is transported back to fourteenth century Cornwall. With each 'trip' he becomes more and more involved with medieval intrigue, ...

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The Piper on the Mountain written by Ellis Peters performed by Simon Prebble on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Piper on the Mountain written by Ellis Peters performed by Simon Prebble on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

When Herbert Terrell falls off a mountain in Czechoslovakia, accidental death seems the inevitable verdict. But his step-daughter, Tossa, does not bow to the inevitable. She was going to Europe anyway, and finds it easy to persuade her companions to make a minor detour to the mountain.

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The Road Back written by Elizabeth Tettmar performed by Elizabeth Proud on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Road Back written by Elizabeth Tettmar performed by Elizabeth Proud on Cassette (Unabridged)£14.99

A story of love and reconciliation set in the Norfolk countryside. In 1947 Milly Stevens walked out of her husband's Norfolk home, vowing never to return. Now, 40 years later, Milly has come back to Thornmere Green, the peaceful hamlet she once loathed, resolved to straighten out the past.

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The Scent of Jasmine written by Maureen Peters performed by Patience Tomlinson on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Scent of Jasmine written by Maureen Peters performed by Patience Tomlinson on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

An orphan, Melody Craven grew up depending on the charity of kindly relatives, so she had to be reconciled to being treated as second best to her cousin, Mary. But when both girls fell in love with the same young officer, it looked as though their friendship might be ruined. Then Melody met Captain Channing.

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The Silent Sleep of the Dying written by Keith McCarthy performed by Sean Barrett on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Silent Sleep of the Dying written by Keith McCarthy performed by Sean Barrett on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

This is the second Eisenmenger forensic mystery. How did Millicent Sweet come to die in such a horrible manner? Her autopsy suggests multiple cancers, but that is unheard of, especially in one so young. Someone doesn't want that finding to be public, so the pathologist who performed the autopsy - Mark Hartman -

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The Song Before It Is Sung written by Justin Cartwright performed by Steven Pacey on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Song Before It Is Sung written by Justin Cartwright performed by Steven Pacey on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

On 20 July 1944, Adolf Hitler narrowly escaped an assassin's bomb. Axel von Gottberg and his conspirators were hunted down and hanged from meat hooks, and the executions were filmed. Sixty years later Conrad Senior is left a legacy of papers by von Gottberg's close friend, the legendary Oxford professor Elya Mendel ....

The Steep Approach to Garbadale written by Iain Banks performed by Peter Kenny on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Steep Approach to Garbadale written by Iain Banks performed by Peter Kenny on Cassette (Unabridged)£9.99

The Wopuld family built their fortune on a board game called Empire, now a wildly successful computer game. So successful, in fact, that the American Spraint Corp wants to buy the Wopulds out. Alban, who has been evading the family tentacles for the last few years, thinks Spraint should be treated with suspicion, but he also ...

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The Widow's Secret written by Brian Thompson performed by Maggie Ollerenshaw on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Widow's Secret written by Brian Thompson performed by Maggie Ollerenshaw on Cassette (Unabridged)£14.99

Bella Wallis discovers the plots for her sensationalist novels in the alleyways, drawing rooms and dirty laundry of Victorian London. Under the pen name Henry Ellis Margam, our indomitable heroine takes revenge upon the scoundrels that litter London Society by destroying them - in print.

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Top Storey Murder written by Anthony Berkeley performed by Michael Kitchen on Cassette (Unabridged)

Top Storey Murder written by Anthony Berkeley performed by Michael Kitchen on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Gentleman sleuth and crime novelist Roger Sheringham is pleased to receive an invitation from Chief Inspector Moresby of Scotland Yard to accompany him to a murder scene. The top-floor flat at Monmouth Mansions has been burgled and the occupant, Miss Barnett, strangled.

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A Sparrow Falls written by Wilbur Smith performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

A Sparrow Falls written by Wilbur Smith performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£69.99

A new Courtney novel for the audio list! 'Mark never heard the mauser shot for the bullet came ahead of the sound. There was only the massive shock in the upper part of his body and then he was hurled backwards with a violence that drove the air from his lungs.

Broken Rainbows written by Catrin Collier performed by Helen Griffin on Cassette (Unabridged)

Broken Rainbows written by Catrin Collier performed by Helen Griffin on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Broken Rainbows is Book Seven of the Hearts of Gold series by Catrin Collier It is 1942 and, in the wake of America's entry into the war, the small community of Pontypridd suffers its own - not entirely welcome - GI invasion. The South Carolina Regiment billeted on the town soon cuts a swathe through its women, living up to GI's ...

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Flash for Freedom! written by George MacDonald Fraser performed by Timothy West on Cassette (Unabridged)

Flash for Freedom! written by George MacDonald Fraser performed by Timothy West on Cassette (Unabridged)£69.99

Coward, scoundrel, lover and cheat, but there is no better man to go into the jungle with. Join Flashman in his adventures as he survives fearful ordeals and outlandish perils across the four corners of the world. When Flashman was inveigled into a game of pontoon with Disraeli and Lord George Bentinck, he was making ....

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Flashman written by George MacDonald Fraser performed by Timothy West on Cassette (Unabridged)

Flashman written by George MacDonald Fraser performed by Timothy West on Cassette (Unabridged)£59.99

Harry Flashman: the unrepentant bully of Tom Brown’s schooldays, now with a Victoria Cross, has three main talents – horsemanship, facility with foreign languages and fornication. A reluctant military hero, Flashman plays a key part in most of the defining military campaigns of the 19th century, despite trying his utmost to escape them all.

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Not A Bird Will Sing written by Audrey Howard performed by Carole Boyd on Cassette (Unabridged)

Not A Bird Will Sing written by Audrey Howard performed by Carole Boyd on Cassette (Unabridged)£49.99

Set on a 19th century farm in rural Lancashire near Liverpool, this heartwarming saga is the story of Poppy Appleton, a girl who grew up in ignorance and poverty but has been adopted by a prosperous farmer's wife. At Long Reach farm, Eliza Goodall teaches Poppy all the skills she would have passed on to her own daughter:

The Loop written by Nicholas Evans performed by Lorelei King on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Loop written by Nicholas Evans performed by Lorelei King on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Helen Ross, a twenty-nine-year-old biologist, is sent to a sleepy Rocky Mountain ranching town to defend a pack of wolves from those who want to destroy them. For in Hope, Montana, a century ago, the wolf was slaughtered to extinction and though now protected by law as an endangered species, the old hatred runs deep.

Wuthering Heights written by Emily Bronte performed by Michael Kitchen on Cassette (Unabridged)

Wuthering Heights written by Emily Bronte performed by Michael Kitchen on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Wuthering Heights is a novel by Emily Brontë, written between October 1845 and June 1846, and published in 1847 under thepseudonym "Ellis Bell." It was her first and only published novel: she died aged 30 the following year. The decision to publish came after the success of her sister Charlotte's novel, Jane Eyre.

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Dead Man's Ransom written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

Dead Man's Ransom written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£34.99

It is 1141. In Shrewsbury, civil war is tearing the country apart as the bitter feud between King Stephen and Maud shows no sign of abating. Cadfael, safe within the peaceful walls of the Abbey, does not expect to be drawn on to the battlefield - but when a Welsh prisoner of war is brought to him for treatment ...

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Evening Class written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on Cassette (Unabridged)

Evening Class written by Maeve Binchy performed by Kate Binchy on Cassette (Unabridged)£49.99

A group of people, all looking for something more in their lives, and all they have in common is their Italian evening class... The Italian evening class at Mountainview School is like hundreds of others starting up all over the city. But this class has its own special quality - as the focus for the varied hopes and dreams ...

Frederica written by Georgette Heyer performed by Clifford Norgate on Cassette (Unabridged)

Frederica written by Georgette Heyer performed by Clifford Norgate on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Rich, handsome, darling of the ton, the hope of ambitious mothers and despair of his sisters -- the Marquis of Alverstoke sees no reason to put himself out for anyone. Until a distant connection, ignorant of his selfishness, applies to him for help.

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Murder Must Advertise written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on Cassette (Unabridged)

Murder Must Advertise written by Dorothy L. Sayers performed by Ian Carmichael on Cassette (Unabridged)£49.99

When copywriter Victor Dean falls to his death on the stairs of Pym's Advertising Agency, everyone assumes it was an unfortunate accident. His replacement doesn't think so and begins asking a lot of questions. The new man is something of a mystery to his colleagues, and he certainly dresses well considering his meagre writer's salary.

Olympiad written by Tom Holt performed by Christopher Kay on Cassette (Unabridged)

Olympiad written by Tom Holt performed by Christopher Kay on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Two thousand, seven hundred and seventy-six years ago a group of men ran between two piles of stones, and invented sport. If, that is, its history can be believed. The first ever Olympic Games in 776BC were apparently so memorable that all Western chronology is based on them.

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Sepulchre written by James Herbert performed by Sean Barrett on Cassette (Unabridged)

Sepulchre written by James Herbert performed by Sean Barrett on Cassette (Unabridged)£69.99

A conflict of evils. There is a house called Neath that holds a dark and terrible secret. In that house there is a psychic called Kline who is part of its secret. The Keeper is guardian of the house, of the psychic, and of the secret. But now an outsider must protect them from a terrible danger.

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The Confession of Brother Haluin written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Confession of Brother Haluin written by Ellis Peters performed by Stephen Thorne on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99  -  £59.99

In the winter of 1142, snow blankets the Bendictine Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul causing damage to the guest hall, and the brothers must repair its roof before the danger worsens. The treacherously icy conditions are to prove nigh fatal for Brother Haulin when he slips from the roof in a terrible fall ...

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The Pursuit of Love written by Nancy Mitford performed by Emilia Fox on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Pursuit of Love written by Nancy Mitford performed by Emilia Fox on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

The Pursuit of Love is one of the funniest and most biting novels about love and growing up ever written, by the author of Love in a Cold Climate. Oh, the boredom of waiting to grow up! Longing for love, obsessed with weddings and sex, Linda and her sisters and cousin Fanny fantasise about the perfect lover.

The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn written by Colin Dexter performed by Terrence Hardiman on Cassette (Unabridged)

The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn written by Colin Dexter performed by Terrence Hardiman on Cassette (Unabridged)£19.99

Nicholas Quinn is deaf, so he considers himself lucky to be appointed to the Foreign Examinations Board at Oxford, which designs tests for students of English around the world. But when someone slips cyanide into Nicholas's sherry, Inspector Morse has a multiple-choice murder.

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The White Lion written by Henning Mankell performed by Sean Barrett on Cassette (Unabridged)

The White Lion written by Henning Mankell performed by Sean Barrett on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

Inspector Kurt Wallander returns this time to investigate a horrific crime in his Scandinavian homeland somehow linked to a troubled apartheid-era South Africa. When the tenacious sleuth's search for the truth behind the execution-style killing of a Swedish housewife uncovers a plot to assassinate Nelson Mandela  ...

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Trouble for Lucia written by E.F. Benson performed by Lisa Daniely on Cassette (Unabridged)

Trouble for Lucia written by E.F. Benson performed by Lisa Daniely on Cassette (Unabridged)£49.99

Taking the position of mayor in the town of Tilling brings much delight to Lucia. However, with her local rival Miss Mapp around, trouble is never far away. Lucia is elevated to her new position with Georgie Pilson as her sidekick, confidant, and escort.

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A Passage to India written by E.M. Forster performed by Ben Kingsley on Cassette (Abridged)

A Passage to India written by E.M. Forster performed by Ben Kingsley on Cassette (Abridged)£29.99

When Adela Quested and her elderly companion Mrs Moore arrive in the Indian town of Chandrapore, they quickly feel trapped by its insular and prejudiced 'Anglo-Indian' community. Determined to escape the parochial English enclave and explore the 'real India', they seek the guidance of the charming and mercurial Dr Aziz ...

A Peaceful Retirement written by Miss Read performed by June Whitfield on Cassette (Abridged)

A Peaceful Retirement written by Miss Read performed by June Whitfield on Cassette (Abridged)£4.99

Miss Read greets retirement from the village school with considerable excitement, and is determined to prove wrong those friends who doubt that she will be able to cope alone. She settles down to what she hopes will be an endless stream of lazy daysbut is, of course, completely thwarted.

Beowulf written by Seamus Heaney performed by Seamus Heaney on Cassette (Abridged)

Beowulf written by Seamus Heaney performed by Seamus Heaney on Cassette (Abridged)£4.99

This tale celebrates the hero, Beowulf, who goes to Denmark and slays the monster Grendel and Grendel's mother. He later becomes the king of Geatland, and in old age meets death in combat with a dragon.

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Blood Relatives written by Ed McBain performed by Garrick Hagon on Cassette (Unabridged)

Blood Relatives written by Ed McBain performed by Garrick Hagon on Cassette (Unabridged)£12.99

Steve Carella does not fit the picture of a big city detective. Well mannered and the consummate professional, he lacks the rough-hewn edges of the men who devote their lives to fighting crime on the streets. But there is one thing that tears him up…one thing that drives him to the edge of his much darker side.

British Comedy Classics written by EMI Comedy Classics performed by Kenneth Williams, Michael Bentine, David Frost and Alan Bennett on Cassette (Abridged)

British Comedy Classics written by EMI Comedy Classics performed by Kenneth Williams, Michael Bentine, David Frost and Alan Bennett on Cassette (Abridged)£4.99

many of the artists in this recording started in radio, but many graduated to it from variety and the Music Halls. Some, like the "Beyond the Fringe" team grew from University origins and the stage being part of a lineage that was later to produce "The Goodies" and "Monty Python's Flying Circus".

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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency written by Douglas Adams performed by Douglas Adams on Cassette (Unabridged)

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency written by Douglas Adams performed by Douglas Adams on Cassette (Unabridged)£29.99

What do a dead cat, a computer whiz-kid, an Electric Monk who believes the world is pink, quantum mechanics, a Chronologist over two hundred years old, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (poet), and pizza have in common? Apparently not much; until Dirk Gently, self-styled private investigator, sets out to prove the ...