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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 .......
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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Scarlet Ribbons written by Emma Blair performed by Eve Karpf on CD (Unabridged)£39.99
Sadie Smith can't believe her luck when she is told that soon she will be like all other children and her mother buys her a pair of scarlet ribbons. For Sadie, born with a degenerative hip, is unable to walk. When she arrives at Babies Castle, a Dr Barnardo's home, she is so excited that she fails to realize ......
Shakespeare's Rebel written by C.C. Humphreys performed by C.C. Humphreys on CD (Unabridged)£34.99
A gripping historical adventure packed with intrigue, deception, rebellion, politics, love and war, that fans of C.J. Sansom will love. London 1599, a city on the brink of revolution... He is Queen Elizabeth's last, perhaps her greatest, love - Robert Deveraux, Earl of Essex. Champion jouster, dashing general..
Is there anything you want? written by Margaret Forster performed by Susan Jameson on CD (Unabridged)£39.99
What do Mrs H., Rachel, Edwina, Ida, Sarah, Dot, Chrissie have in common? They're all women, but they're fat, thin, old, young, married or single - and appear as diverse as human nature can be. But they are all survivors. This enthralling novel follows the ripples that go out into ordinary lives ......
Red Mars written by Kim Stanley Robinson performed by Richard Ferrone on Cassette (Unabridged)£74.99 - £98.99
The first novel in Kim Stanley Robinson’s Mars trilogy, brilliantly read by Richard Ferrone.
Mars – the barren, forbidding planet that epitomises mankind’s dreams of space conquest.
From the first pioneers who looked back at Earth and saw a small blue star, to the first colonists – hand-picked scientists with the skills necessary to create life from cold desert – Red Mars is the story of a new genesis.