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    • Ned Kelly

    • The Story of Australia's Most Notorious Legend
    • By: Peter FitzSimons
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 29 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 155
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 138
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 138

    Love him or loathe him, Ned Kelly has been at the heart of Australian culture and identity since he and his gang were tracked down in bushland by the Victorian police and came out fighting, dressed in bulletproof iron armour made from farmers' ploughs. Historians still disagree over virtually every aspect of the eldest Kelly boy's brushes with the law. Did he or did he not shoot Constable Fitzpatrick at their family home?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic!

    • By Sean on 22-01-2017

    Non-member price: $46.09

    • Nancy Wake

    • By: Peter FitzSimons
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Daniel
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    In the early 1930s, Nancy Wake was a young woman enjoying a bohemian life in Paris. By the end of the Second World War, she was the Gestapo's most wanted person. As a naive, young journalist, Nancy Wake witnessed a horrific scene of Nazi violence in a Viennese street. From that moment, she declared that she would do everything in her power to rid Europe of the Nazis. What began as a courier job here and there became a highly successful escape network for Allied soldiers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Extraordinary. 🐭 #TheWhiteMouse

    • By Anonymous User on 12-04-2018

    Non-member price: $34.76

    • Charles Kingsford Smith and Those Magnificent Men

    • By: Peter FitzSimons
    • Narrated by: Richard Aspel
    • Length: 25 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 39

    Known to millions of Australians simply as "Smithy", Sir Charles Kingsford Smith was one of Australia's true twentieth-century legends. In an era in which aviators were superstars, Smithy was among the greatest and, throughout his amazing career his fame in Australia was matched only by that of Don Bradman.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining

    • By Mark A Tolcher on 01-10-2015

    Non-member price: $51.21