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    • Mythos

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,548
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2,348
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,338

    The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb!

    • By Anonymous User on 14-11-2017

    Non-member price: $37.46

    • America Before

    • By: Graham Hancock
    • Narrated by: Graham Hancock
    • Length: 17 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    The concluding volume of the Fingerprints of the Gods trilogy. Could shattering secrets about the deep past of humanity await discovery in North America? Find out....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • another classic

    • By Shane on 23-04-2019

    Non-member price: $37.98

    • Stephen Fry's Victorian Secrets

    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 90

    On the surface, the Victorian age is one of propriety, industry, prudishness and piety. But scratch the surface and you’ll find scandal, sadism, sex, madness, malice and murder....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this!

    • By bridget Huolohan on 28-11-2018

    Non-member price: $30.38

    • Fingerprints of the Gods

    • The Quest Continues
    • By: Graham Hancock
    • Narrated by: Graham Hancock
    • Length: 18 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198

    An intellectual detective story, this history audiobook directs probing questions at orthodox history, presenting disturbing new evidence that historians have tried - but failed - to explain....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Phenomenal!

    • By Thomas on 21-07-2016

    Non-member price: $35.90

    • 21 Lessons for the 21st Century

    • By: Yuval Noah Harari
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,081
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 960
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 954

    Sapiens showed us where we came from. Homo Deus looked to the future. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century explores the present....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • He's done it again

    • By Anonymous User on 06-09-2018

    Non-member price: $33.43

    • Heroes

    • Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures
    • By: Stephen Fry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 15 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 541
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 506
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 503

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Heroes, written and read by Stephen Fry. There are heroes - and then there are Greek heroes....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • amazing from start to end!

    • By Anonymous User on 27-11-2018

    Non-member price: $36.45

    • A Short History of Nearly Everything

    • By: Bill Bryson
    • Narrated by: William Roberts
    • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,680
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,509
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,502

    A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not what I expected but brilliant!

    • By Michael on 27-11-2015

    Non-member price: $32.77

    • The Gulag Archipelago

    • By: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
    • Narrated by: Jordan B. Peterson, Ignat Solzhenitsyn
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    A vast canvas of camps, prisons, transit centres and secret police, of informers and spies and interrogators but also of everyday heroism, The Gulag Archipelago is Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's grand masterwork.... 

    Non-member price: $36.45

    • The Art of War

    • By: Sun Tzu
    • Narrated by: Aidan Gillen
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 252

    The 13 chapters of The Art of War, each devoted to one aspect of warfare, were compiled by the high-ranking Chinese military general, strategist, and philosopher Sun-Tzu....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • And you thought he ran a solid bordello?

    • By Anonymous User on 08-06-2017

    Non-member price: $13.86

    • The Catalpa Rescue

    • The Gripping Story of the Most Dramatic and Successful Prison Break in Australian History
    • By: Peter FitzSimons
    • Narrated by: Michael Carman
    • Length: 16 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The incredible true story of one of the most extraordinary and inspirational prison breaks in history....

    Non-member price: $44.95

    • The Silk Roads

    • A New History of the World
    • By: Peter Frankopan
    • Narrated by: Laurence Kennedy
    • Length: 24 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 353
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 330
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321

    For centuries fame and fortune were to be found in the West - in the New World of the Americas. Today it is the East that calls out to those in search of adventure and riches....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not a history of Asia

    • By Tim on 16-08-2016

    Non-member price: $55.66

    • The Other Side of History: Daily Life in the Ancient World

    • By: Robert Garland, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Robert Garland
    • Length: 24 hrs and 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 119

    The past truly comes alive as you take a series of imaginative leaps into the world of history's anonymous citizens....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent and enjoyable

    • By Jennifer Shoesmith on 21-11-2016

    Non-member price: $77.56

    • The Spy and the Traitor

    • By: Ben MacIntyre
    • Narrated by: Ben Macintyre
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 117

    On a warm July evening in 1985, a middle-aged man stood on the pavement of a busy avenue in the heart of Moscow, holding a plastic carrier bag....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another cracking spy yarn, and this one is true!

    • By Kirsty on 31-12-2018

    Non-member price: $36.45

    • An Economic History of the World since 1400

    • By: Donald J. Harreld, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Donald J. Harreld
    • Length: 24 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 151

    Most of us have a limited understanding of the powerful role economics has played in shaping human civilization. This makes economic history a vital lens through which to think....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I have learnt a lot

    • By Anonymous User on 19-06-2018

    Non-member price: $73.77

    • Girt

    • The Unauthorised History of Australia
    • By: David Hunt
    • Narrated by: David Hunt
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,715
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,602
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,594

    Girt. No word could better capture the essence of Australia.... In this hilarious history, David Hunt reveals the truth of Australia's past....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • True Blue History of Australia - Addicted

    • By Nelson C on 25-05-2015
    • The Unauthorised History of Australia
    • By: David Hunt
    • Narrated by: David Hunt
    • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 19-04-2015
    • 4 out of 5 stars 1,715 ratings

    Non-member price: $29.95

    • SPQR

    • A History of Ancient Rome
    • By: Mary Beard
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 278
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 253

    Ancient Rome matters. Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which we still judge ourselves....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This excellent history of Ancient Rome

    • By David on 07-12-2015
    • A History of Ancient Rome
    • By: Mary Beard
    • Narrated by: Phyllida Nash
    • Length: 18 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 19-10-2015
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 278 ratings

    Non-member price: $23.41

    • Batavia

    • By: Peter FitzSimons
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 17 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 285
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 266

    The story begins in 1629, when the pride of the Dutch East India Company, the Batavia, is on its maiden voyage en route from Amsterdam to the Dutch East Indies, laden down with the greatest treasure to leave Holland....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • incredible story!

    • By Lauren on 17-07-2016

    Non-member price: $41.73

    • Anzac Sniper

    • The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige, One of Australia's Greatest Soldiers
    • By: Roland Perry
    • Narrated by: David Tredinnick
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 76

    The extraordinary story of Stan Savige - from Gallipoli marksman to Pacific War General and the founder of Legacy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not a sniper, but a great leader

    • By Anonymous User on 18-04-2019
    • The Extraordinary Story of Stan Savige, One of Australia's Greatest Soldiers
    • By: Roland Perry
    • Narrated by: David Tredinnick
    • Length: 11 hrs and 1 min
    • Release date: 01-10-2018
    • 5 out of 5 stars 78 ratings

    Non-member price: $53.17

    • Confucius, Buddha, Jesus, and Muhammad

    • By: Mark W. Muesse, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Mark W. Muesse
    • Length: 18 hrs and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    No understanding of human life, individual or collective, could be complete without factoring in the role and contribution of these history-shaping teachers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent course!

    • By Michael on 15-05-2015

    Non-member price: $61.45

    • Diary of a Young Girl

    • By: Anne Frank
    • Narrated by: Helena Bonham Carter
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 270
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236

    In Amsterdam, in the summer of 1942, the Nazis forced teenager Anne Frank and her family into hiding....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Endearing Diary

    • By Anna Spencer on 24-11-2017

    Non-member price: $34.35

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