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Mustn't Grumble written by Terry Wogan performed by Terry Wogan on CD (Abridged)

Mustn't Grumble written by Terry Wogan performed by Terry Wogan on CD (Abridged)£4.99

Written in a style familiar to his millions of listeners, rich with warmth and irony, MUSTN'T GRUMBLE is Terry's definitive autobiography. Not only does he introduce the reader to post-Emergency Ireland, his chain-smoking maiden aunts, his quick-witted mother and hard-working father


The Complaints written by Ian Rankin performed by James MacPherson on CD (Abridged)

The Complaints written by Ian Rankin performed by James MacPherson on CD (Abridged)£4.99  -  £14.99

Nobody likes The Complaints - they're the cops who investigate other cops. Complaints and Conduct Department, to give them their full title, but known colloquially as 'the Dark Side', or simply'The Complaints'. Malcolm Fox works for The Complaints.


A Detective in Love written by H.R.F. Keating performed by Sheila Mitchell on CD (Unabridged)

A Detective in Love written by H.R.F. Keating performed by Sheila Mitchell on CD (Unabridged)£9.99  -  £29.99

DCI Harriet Martens is nicknamed the Hard Detective. But for Harriet, love proves more dangerous than any of her cases… Britain’s number one tennis star, the beautiful Bubbles Xingara, has been murdered in the grounds of her luxurious house.


April Shroud written by Reginald Hill performed by Warren Clarke on CD (Abridged)

April Shroud written by Reginald Hill performed by Warren Clarke on CD (Abridged)£6.99

Bluff Superintendent Dalziel falls for the recently bereaved Mrs Fielding’s ample charms, and has to be rescued from a litter of fresh corpses by Inspector Pascoe.

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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)£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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The Lady in The Lake written by Raymond Chandler performed by Ray Porter on CD (Unabridged)

The Lady in The Lake written by Raymond Chandler performed by Ray Porter on CD (Unabridged)£39.99  -  £49.99

Derace Kingsley's wife ran away to Mexico to get a quickie divorce and marry a Casanova-wannabe named Chris Lavery. Or so the note she left her husband insisted. Trouble is, when Philip Marlowe asks Lavery about it, he denies everything and sends the private investigator packing with a flea lodged firmly in his ear.

Conversations with Myself written by Nelson Mandela performed by John Kani on CD (Unabridged)

Conversations with Myself written by Nelson Mandela performed by John Kani on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

An unprecedented personal portrait of one of the great leaders of our time, in his own words. Nelson Mandela is one of the most inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Now, after a lifetime of taking pen to paper to record thoughts and events, hardships and victories, he has opened his personal archive, which...

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Eleanor written by Jason Gurley performed by Cassandra Campbell on CD (Unabridged)

Eleanor written by Jason Gurley performed by Cassandra Campbell on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

When a terrible accident claims the life of Eleanor’s twin, her family is left in tatters, and her reality begins to unravel, dropping her in and out of unfamiliar worlds. When she returns to her own time and place, hours and days have flown by without her. One fateful day, Eleanor leaps from a cliff...and vanishes.

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How Proust Can Change Your Life written by Alain de Botton performed by Nicholas Bell on CD (Unabridged)

How Proust Can Change Your Life written by Alain de Botton performed by Nicholas Bell on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

For anyone who ever wondered what Marcel Proust had in mind when he wrote the one-and-a-quarter-million words of In Search of Lost Time (while bedridden no less), Alain de Botton has the answer. For, in this stylish, erudite and frequently hilarious book, de Botton dips deeply into Proust’s life and ...

Jane Eyre written by Charlotte Bronte performed by Susan Ericksen on CD (Unabridged)

Jane Eyre written by Charlotte Bronte performed by Susan Ericksen on CD (Unabridged)£49.99

Stevie Davies describes Jane Eyre as an "influential feminist text" because of its in depth exploration of a strong female character's feelings. Primarily of the bildungsroman genre, Jane Eyre follows the emotions and experiences of eponymous Jane Eyre, her growth to adulthood, and her love for Mr. Rochester...

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Nothing Good Can Come of This - Essays written by Kristi Coulter performed by Kristi Coulter on CD (Unabridged)

Nothing Good Can Come of This - Essays written by Kristi Coulter performed by Kristi Coulter on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Kristi Coulter inspired and incensed the Internet when she wrote about what happened when she stopped drinking. Nothing Good Can Come from This is her debut audiobook - a frank, funny, and feminist essay collection by a keen-eyed observer no longer numbed into complacency. When Kristi stopped drinking...

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Pale Rider - The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World written by Laura Spinney performed by Paul Hodgson on CD (Unabridged)

Pale Rider - The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World written by Laura Spinney performed by Paul Hodgson on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

With a death toll of between 50 and 100 million people and a global reach, the Spanish flu of 1918–1920 was the greatest human disaster, not only of the 20th century, but possibly in all of recorded history. And yet, in our popular conception it exists largely as a footnote to World War I. In Pale Rider, Laura...

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Pastel Orphans written by Gemma Liviero performed by Whitney Dykhouse, Nick Podehl and Amy McFadden on CD (Unabridged)

Pastel Orphans written by Gemma Liviero performed by Whitney Dykhouse, Nick Podehl and Amy McFadden on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

In 1930s Berlin, young Henrik, the son of a Jewish father and Aryan mother, watches the world around him crumbling: people are rioting in the streets, a strange yellow star begins appearing in shop windows, and friends are forced to move - or they simply disappear. After his father becomes gravely ill, Henrik..

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The Spy in Moscow Station written by Eric Haseltine performed by Eric Haseltine on CD (Unabridged)

The Spy in Moscow Station written by Eric Haseltine performed by Eric Haseltine on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

The thrilling, true story of the race to find a leak in the United States Embassy in Moscow--before more American assets are rounded up and killed. Foreword by Gen. Michael V. Hayden (Retd.), Former Director of NSA & CIA In the late 1970s, the National Security Agency still did not officially exist--those in the know...

We Can Save Us All written by Adam Nemett performed by Adam Nemett on CD (Unabridged)

We Can Save Us All written by Adam Nemett performed by Adam Nemett on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Welcome to The Egg, an off-campus geodesic dome where David Fuffman and his crew of alienated Princeton students train for what might be the end of days: America is in a perpetual state of war, climate disasters create a global state of emergency, and scientists believe time itself may be collapsing.

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A Briefer History of Time written by Stephen Hawking with Leonard Mlodinow performed by Erik Davies on CD (Unabridged)

A Briefer History of Time written by Stephen Hawking with Leonard Mlodinow performed by Erik Davies on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

Stephen Hawking's worldwide bestseller, A Brief History of Time, has been a landmark publication in scientific books. A Briefer History of Time expands on the great subjects of the original. Purely technical concepts, such as the mathematics of chaotic boundary conditions, are gone.

Angel Mine written by Sherryl Woods performed by Christina Traister on CD (Unabridged)

Angel Mine written by Sherryl Woods performed by Christina Traister on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Heather Reed thought she was making the right choice when she decided to raise her daughter, Angel, on her own. But three years later, Heather realizes she needs help. Her career as an actress is faltering, and Angel's more than she can handle alone. It's time to track down Angel's father the only problem is...

Beautiful Broken Mess written by Kimberly Lauren performed by Eva Kantor on CD (Unabridged)

Beautiful Broken Mess written by Kimberly Lauren performed by Eva Kantor on CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Jace Riley and Audrey Mills had a tender and irresistibly passionate romance…until Audrey shattered his heart. Years later, she still can't stop thinking about him. They shared kisses that she'll never forget, and one brief, explosive encounter that she wishes she could. But no boy could rescue Audrey from her...

Darkness written by Karen Robards performed by Brittany Pressley on CD (Unabridged)

Darkness written by Karen Robards performed by Brittany Pressley on CD (Unabridged)£14.99

New York Times bestselling author Karen Robards continues her penchant for "fantastic storytelling" (RT Book Reviews) with this next heart-pumping romantic suspense novel, the tale of a brilliant ornithologist trapped on the remote Attu Island in Alaska, fighting for her life - and that of a handsome...

Lure of Oblivion - The Mercury Pack Series written by Suzanne Wright performed by Jill Redfield on CD (Unabridged)

Lure of Oblivion - The Mercury Pack Series written by Suzanne Wright performed by Jill Redfield on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Gwen Miller may be a human, but she has no problem taking a stand against her own kind. She’s going to testify against the teenage boy she saw viciously assault a lone shifter female—and no amount of pressure from the boy’s wealthy family will make her back down. But when the harassment turns violent...

Play Money - Or, How I Quit My Day Job and Made Millions Trading Virtual Loot written by Julian Dibbell performed by Grover Gardner on CD (Unabridged)

Play Money - Or, How I Quit My Day Job and Made Millions Trading Virtual Loot written by Julian Dibbell performed by Grover Gardner on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Play Money explores a remarkable new phenomenon that's just beginning to enter public consciousness: MMPORGs, or Massively MultiPlayer Online Role-Playing Games, in which hundreds of thousands of players operate fantasy characters in virtual environments the size of continents. With city-sized...

Surrender written by Helen Hardt performed by Teri Clark Linden, Alexander Cendese and Aiden Snow on CD (Unabridged)

Surrender written by Helen Hardt performed by Teri Clark Linden, Alexander Cendese and Aiden Snow on CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Jonah Steel has fallen in love with Melanie Carmichael but refuses to make a commitment until he has solved the mystery of his family's past. A new threat has surfaced, and he needs to eliminate it. Melanie loves Jonah but has yet to surrender completely to his needs. Still, she wants a promise that he can't yet...

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Taking it All written by Maya Banks performed by Alix Dale on CD (Unabridged)

Taking it All written by Maya Banks performed by Alix Dale on CD (Unabridged)£24.99

The new blazing hot trilogy by the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon The Breathless Trilogy In her sensational Breathless Trilogy, New York Times bestselling author Maya Banks tested the boundaries of desire. In her new trilogy, there's only one thing left to do: Cross them. And for a ...

The Butterfly Garden written by Dot Hutchison performed by Lauren Ezzo and Mel Foster on CD (Unabridged)

The Butterfly Garden written by Dot Hutchison performed by Lauren Ezzo and Mel Foster on CD (Unabridged)£24.99

Near an isolated mansion lies a beautiful garden. In this garden grow luscious flowers, shady trees…and a collection of precious “butterflies”—young women who have been kidnapped and intricately tattooed to resemble their namesakes. Overseeing it all is the Gardener, a brutal, twisted man obsessed with...

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The Practice House written by Laura McNeal performed by Angela Dawe on CD (Unabridged)

The Practice House written by Laura McNeal performed by Angela Dawe on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Nineteen-year-old Aldine McKenna is stuck at home with her sister and aunt in a Scottish village in 1929 when two Mormon missionaries ring the doorbell. Aldine’s sister converts and moves to America to marry, and Aldine follows, hoping to find the life she’s meant to lead and the person she’s meant to love.

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To The Land of Long Lost Friends written by Alexander McCall Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on CD (Unabridged)

To The Land of Long Lost Friends written by Alexander McCall Smith performed by Adjoa Andoh on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

At a local wedding, Mma Ramotswe bumps into a long-lost friend, Calviniah, who confesses that her only daughter Nametso has inexplicably turned away from her. Not only that, an old acquaintance has simultaneously lost all her money and found solace in a charismatic ex-mechanic turned reverend, who...

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Staring at the Sun - Overcoming the Dread of Death written by Irvin D. Yalom performed by Sean Mangan on CD (Unabridged)

Staring at the Sun - Overcoming the Dread of Death written by Irvin D. Yalom performed by Sean Mangan on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

At the age of 74, bestselling author Irvin Yalom turns his attention to one of the great human questions: our fear of death. He suggests that what he calls the 'awakening experience' can help us acknowledge, accept, and make use of our fear of death in a positive manner. These awakening experiences often follow..

Becoming written by Michelle Obama performed by Michelle Obama on CD (Unabridged)

Becoming written by Michelle Obama performed by Michelle Obama on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Winner of the Grammy's Best Spoken Word Album 2020. Winner of the 2020 Audie Award for Autobiography/Memoir. An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States. In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most...

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Death of a Nurse written by M.C. Beaton performed by Graeme Malcolm on CD (Unabridged)

Death of a Nurse written by M.C. Beaton performed by Graeme Malcolm on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

James Harrison has recently moved to a restored hunting lodge in Sutherland with his gorgeous private nurse, Gloria Dainty. When Hamish visits Mr. Harrison to welcome him to the neighborhood, the old man treats him very rudely. Gloria apologises for her employer's behavior, and Hamish takes the plunge and...

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Death of a Valentine written by M.C. Beaton performed by Graeme Malcolm on CD (Unabridged)

Death of a Valentine written by M.C. Beaton performed by Graeme Malcolm on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Announcing his engagement to associate Josie McSween, police sergeant and once-confirmed bachelor Hamish Macbeth struggles with prenuptial jitters while investigating the murder of a woman whose complicated case introduced him to his fianc‚ee.

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Hey Mom - Stories for My Mother, But You Can Read them Too written by Louie Anderson performed by Louie Anderson on CD (Unabridged)

Hey Mom - Stories for My Mother, But You Can Read them Too written by Louie Anderson performed by Louie Anderson on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

With wry wit and poignant humor, Louie Anderson, New York Times bestselling author and Emmy Award-winning comedian currently starring in Zach Galifianakis's Baskets, shares his journey of turning life's challenges into joy, as well as plenty of wisdom he's still discovering from his late mother.

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My Uncle Silas written by H.E. Bates performed by David Neal on Cassette (Abridged)

My Uncle Silas written by H.E. Bates performed by David Neal on Cassette (Abridged)£39.99

The deeds and misdeeds of Uncle Silas, the rural reprobate, were renowned in the short stories H E Bates published in the 1930s.In this collection the stories are presented in full, accompanied by the original drawings by Edward Ardizzone that perfectly capture the little reed-thatched house atop a violet-banked...

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When the Green Woods Laugh written by H.E. Bates performed by Philip Franks on CD (Unabridged)

When the Green Woods Laugh written by H.E. Bates performed by Philip Franks on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A year has passed and, in this third novel of the Pop Larkin series, Pop Larkin is preparing to build the bungalow he promised Charley and Mariette upon their engagement. He buys a country home slated for demolition, intending to convert it for the two, but it is not long before a London couple persuade him to ...

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Curtain: Poirot's Last Case written by Agatha Christie performed by John Moffat on CD (Unabridged)

Curtain: Poirot's Last Case written by Agatha Christie performed by John Moffat on CD (Unabridged)£34.99

The house guests at Styles seemed perfectly pleasant to Captain Hastings. There was his own daughter, Judith; an inoffensive ornithologist called Norton; dashing Mr Allerton; brittle Miss Cole; Doctor Franklin and his fragile wife, Barbara; Nurse Craven; Colonel Luttrell and his charming wife, Daisy; and the...

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Don't Stop Me Now - 26.2 Tales of A Runner's Obsession written by Vassos Alexander performed by Vassos Alexander on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Don't Stop Me Now - 26.2 Tales of A Runner's Obsession written by Vassos Alexander performed by Vassos Alexander on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Funny, inspiring, honest - the perfect listen for anyone with well-worn trainers by the door (or who's thinking of buying a pair...). Vassos Alexander shares the highs and lows of falling in love with running, from his first paltry efforts to reach the end of his street to completing ultra-marathons and triathlons in the...

Mansfield Park written by Jane Austen performed by Francis Barber on CD (Unabridged)

Mansfield Park written by Jane Austen performed by Francis Barber on CD (Unabridged)£29.99

Adopted into the household of her uncle, Sir Thomas Bertram, Fanny Price grows up a meek outsider among her cousins in the unaccustomed elegance of Mansfield Park. Soon after Sir Thomas absents himself on estate business in Antigua (the family's investment in slavery and sugar is considered in the...

Monsignor Quixote written by Graham Greene performed by Cyril Cusack on CD (Unabridged)

Monsignor Quixote written by Graham Greene performed by Cyril Cusack on CD (Unabridged)£34.99

Promoted to the rank of Monsignor, Quixote and his friend Sancho, the ex-mayor of El Toboso and an avid Communist, set off on their travels in the rusty old car they call Rocinante. Together, they roam through modern-day Spain in a brilliant picaresque fable that, like Cervantes' classic, offers enduring insights ...

Playing The Enemy - Nelson Mandela and the Game that made a Nation written by John Carlin performed by Saul Reichlin on CD (Unabridged)

Playing The Enemy - Nelson Mandela and the Game that made a Nation written by John Carlin performed by Saul Reichlin on CD (Unabridged)£14.99  -  £24.99

24 June 1995. Ellis Park in Johannesburg. The Springboks versus The All Blacks in the Rugby World Cup final. Nelson Mandela steps onto the pitch wearing a Springboks shirt and, before a global audience of millions, a new country is born. This book tells the incredible story of Mandela's journey to that moment.

The Anti-Social Behaviour of Horace Rumpole written by John Mortimer performed by Bill Wallis on CD (Unabridged)

The Anti-Social Behaviour of Horace Rumpole written by John Mortimer performed by Bill Wallis on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

The delightfully unpredictable barrister, Horace Rumpole, returns for another adventure with the legal system. ASBOs may be the pride and joy of New Labour, but they don't cut much ice with Horace Rumpole. He takes the old-fashioned view that if anyone is going to be threatened with a restriction of their...

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The Human Factor written by Graham Greene performed by Tim Pigott-Smith on CD (Unabridged)

The Human Factor written by Graham Greene performed by Tim Pigott-Smith on CD (Unabridged)£39.99

A leak is traced to a small sub-section of SIS, sparking off the inevitable security checks, tensions and suspicions. The sort of atmosphere, perhaps, where mistakes could be made? For Maurice Castle, it is the end of the line anyway, and time for him to retire to live peacefully with his African wife, Sarah.

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The Labours of Hercules written by Agatha Christie performed by John Woodvine on CD (Unabridged)

The Labours of Hercules written by Agatha Christie performed by John Woodvine on CD (Unabridged)£34.99

Poirot sets himself a challenge before he retires – to solve 12 cases which correspond with the labours of his classical Greek namesake… In appearance Hercule Poirot hardly resembled an ancient Greek hero. Yet – reasoned the detective – like Hercules he had been responsible for ridding society of some of...

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The Man Within written by Graham Greene performed by James Wilby on CD (Unabridged)

The Man Within written by Graham Greene performed by James Wilby on CD (Unabridged)£59.99

The Man Within tells the story of Andrews, a young man who has betrayed his fellow smugglers and fears their vengeance. Fleeing from them, with no hope of pity or salvation, he takes refuge in the house of a young woman, also alone in the world. She persuades him to give evidence against his accomplices in...

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The Samuel Pepys Collection - The Diary of Samuel Pepys Volumes 1-3 1660-1669 written by Samuel Pepys performed by Kenneth Branagh on CD (Abridged)

The Samuel Pepys Collection - The Diary of Samuel Pepys Volumes 1-3 1660-1669 written by Samuel Pepys performed by Kenneth Branagh on CD (Abridged)£39.99

Pepys' Diary is one of the most celebrated journals of all time. Such is the wit and style of Pepys' writing that listeners to this selection from the early years of the diary will gain not only a unique view of seventeenth century London life but also a vivid picture of Pepys the man as he strives to establish himself in...

The Second World War: Alone written by Winston Churchill performed by Christian Rodska on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

The Second World War: Alone written by Winston Churchill performed by Christian Rodska on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£19.99

"After the first forty days we were alone," writes Churchill. This edition is part two of Churchill's own abridgement of his original six-volume history of the Second World War. Please note: This book was originally published in six volumes: 1. The Gathering Storm 2. Their Finest Hour 3. The Grand Alliance 4.

Vanity Fair written by William Makepeace Thackeray performed by John Castle on MP3 CD (Unabridged)

Vanity Fair written by William Makepeace Thackeray performed by John Castle on MP3 CD (Unabridged)£24.99

No one is better equipped in the struggle for wealth and worldly success than the alluring and ruthless Becky Sharp, who defies her impoverished background to clamber up the class ladder. Her sentimental companion Amelia, however, longs only for caddish soldier George. As the two heroines make...

Crooked House written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)

Crooked House written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)£24.99

The Leonides are one big happy family living in a sprawling, ramshackle mansion - until the head of the household, Aristide, is murdered with a fatal barbiturate injection. Suspicion naturally falls on the old man's young widow, 50 years his junior. But the murderer hasn't reckoned on the tenacity of ...

Death in the Clouds written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser and  on CD (Unabridged)

Death in the Clouds written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser and on CD (Unabridged)£14.99

Designed to follow the new-look series of Hercule Poirot books for the 21st century. Complete and Unabridged edition read by Hugh Fraser now available on both audio cassette and CD. From seat No.9, Hercule Poirot was ideally placed to observe his fellow air passengers. Over to his right sat a pretty young...

Destination Unknown written by Agatha Christie performed by Emilia Fox on CD (Unabridged)

Destination Unknown written by Agatha Christie performed by Emilia Fox on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

When a number of leading scientists disappear without a trace, concern grows within the international intelligence community. Are they being kidnapped? Blackmailed? Brainwashed? One woman appears to have the key to the mystery. Unfortunately, Olive Betteron now lies in a hospital bed, dying from injuries..

Nemesis written by Agatha Christie performed by Joan Hickson on CD (Unabridged)

Nemesis written by Agatha Christie performed by Joan Hickson on CD (Unabridged)£9.99

In utter disbelief Miss Marple read the letter addressed to her from the recently deceased Mr Rafiel – an acquaintance she had met briefly on her travels. Recognising in Miss Marple a natural flair for justice, Mr Rafiel had left instructions for her to investigate a crime after his death. The only problem was, he...

Paul Temple Intervenes written by Francis Durbridge performed by Carl Bernard and Bernadette Hodgson on CD (Abridged)

Paul Temple Intervenes written by Francis Durbridge performed by Carl Bernard and Bernadette Hodgson on CD (Abridged)£9.99

From 1938 to 1969 the fictional crime novelist and detective Paul Temple, together with his Fleet Street journalist wife Steve, solved case after case in one of BBC radio's most popular series. They inhabited a sophisticated world of chilled cocktails and fast cars, where the women were chic and the men wore...

The Body in the Library written by Agatha Christie performed by Stephanie Cole on CD (Unabridged)

The Body in the Library written by Agatha Christie performed by Stephanie Cole on CD (Unabridged)£14.99

It's seven in the morning. The Bantrys wake to find the body of a young woman in their library. She is wearing evening dress and heavy make-up, which is now smeared across her cheeks. But who is she? How did she get there? And what is the connection with another dead girl, whose charred remains are later..

The Pale Horse written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)

The Pale Horse written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

A dark offering from the Queen of Crime. This represents the world-famous author’s most successful foray into the dark world of murder and black magic. To understand the strange goings on at The Pale Horse Inn, Mark Easterbrook knew he had to begin at the beginning. But where exactly was the beginning?

Towards Zero written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)

Towards Zero written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)£12.99

What is the connection between a failed suicide attempt, a wrongful accusation of theft against a schoolgirl, and the romantic life of a famous tennis player? To the casual observer, apparently nothing. But when a houseparty gathers at Gull's Point, the seaside home of an elderly widow, earlier events come to a...

Cards on the Table written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)

Cards on the Table written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Part of a new look for Hercule Poirot for the 21st Century. Read by Hugh Fraser, who plays Captain Hastings in the popular TV series. Mr Shaitana was famous as a flamboyant party host. Nevertheless, he was a man of whom everybody was a little afraid. So, when he boasted to Poirot that he considered murder an...

Ordeal By Innocence written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)

Ordeal By Innocence written by Agatha Christie performed by Hugh Fraser on CD (Unabridged)£14.99

The Argyle family is far from pleased to discover one of its number has been post-humously pardoned for murder – if Jacko Argyle didn’t kill his mother, who did? The front door of the family home was locked… According to the courts, Jacko Argyle bludgeoned his mother to death with a poker. The sentence was...