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    • Village Vets

    • By: Anthony Bennett, James Carroll
    • Narrated by: Anthony Bennett, James Carroll
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This first book by the much-loved stars of TV's Village Vets is the unforgettable, hilarious, heartwarming and hair-raising adventures of two country vets, the animals they treat and the characters they meet. Best mates since they met on their first day at uni, Anthony Bennett and James Carroll both dreamed of working with animals from the time they were young. Committed to and passionate about caring for creatures great and small, they share a mischievous sense of humour and a wonder for life.

    Non-member price: $53.17

    • Dark Hall Press Cosmic Horror Anthology

    • By: Darin Kennedy, Josh Strnad, Shenoa Carroll-Bradd, and others
    • Narrated by: Zach Brewster-Geisz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
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    In his essay “Supernatural Horror in Literature”, H.P. Lovecraft famously noted, “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown”. Dark Hall Press is proud to present our Cosmic Horror Anthology, 10 tales of nameless terror from some of the most exciting voices in the field. From stories of subtle, invasive menace to tales of full-fledged cyclopean horrors; from alien worlds to the yawning holes in perception where strange forces lurk; where nature takes on a terrifying sentience and one is not safe even in dreams.

    Non-member price: $21.69

    • Christ Actually

    • The Son of God for the Secular Age
    • By: James Carroll
    • Narrated by: James Carroll
    • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Drawing on both a wide range of scholarship as well as his own acute searching as a believer, Carroll takes a fresh look at the most familiar narratives of all - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Not simply another book about the "historical Jesus," he takes the challenges of science and contemporary philosophy seriously, even as he retrieves the power of Jesus' profound ordinariness, as an answer to his own last question - what is the future of Jesus Christ? - as the key to a renewal of faith.

    Non-member price: $45.70

    • The Cloister

    • A Novel
    • By: James Carroll
    • Narrated by: James Carroll
    • Length: 16 hrs and 41 mins
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    Father Michael Kavanagh is shocked when he sees a friend from his seminary days named Runner Malloy at the altar of his humble parish in upper Manhattan - a friend who was forced to leave under scandalous circumstances. Compelled to reconsider the past, Father Kavanagh wanders into the medieval haven of the Cloisters and stumbles into a conversation with a lovely and intriguing docent, Rachel Vedette. 

    Non-member price: $48.76

    • Warburg in Rome

    • By: James Carroll
    • Narrated by: David Doersch
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
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    David Warburg, newly minted director of the U.S. War Refugee Board, arrives in Rome at war's end, determined to bring aid to the destitute European Jews streaming into the city. Marguerite d'Erasmo, a French-Italian Red Cross worker with a shadowed past, is initially Warburg's guide to a complicated Rome; while a charismatic young American Catholic priest, Monsignor Kevin Deane, seems equally committed to aiding Italian Jews. Soon, Warburg discovers one of history's great scandals....

    Non-member price: $50.76

    • House of War

    • The Pentagon and the Disastrous Rise of American Power
    • By: James Carroll
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 26 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This landmark, myth-shattering work chronicles the most powerful institution in America, the people who created it, and the pathologies it has spawned. Carroll proves a controversial thesis: The Pentagon has, since its founding, operated beyond the control of any force in government or society. It is the biggest, loosest cannon in American history, and no institution has changed this country more.

    Non-member price: $64.92

    • House of War

    • The Pentagon and the Disastrous Rise of American Power
    • By: James Carroll
    • Narrated by: James Carroll
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
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    This landmark, myth-shattering work chronicles the most powerful institution in America, the people who created it, and the pathologies it has spawned. Carroll proves a controversial thesis: the Pentagon has, since its founding, operated beyond the control of any force in government or society. It is the biggest, loosest cannon in American history, and no institution has changed this country more.

    • The Pentagon and the Disastrous Rise of American Power
    • By: James Carroll
    • Narrated by: James Carroll
    • Length: 10 hrs and 17 mins
    • Release date: 27-04-2006
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    Non-member price: $40.52

    • Cats

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse, James Thurber, Edgar Allan Poe, and others
    • Narrated by: Liza Goddard, Richard Griffiths
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
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    This wonderful collection, ideal for cat lovers and feline fanatics, brings together the best and worst of catty behaviour. Ranging from the very funny to the profound, this collection has something to please everyone - without running the risk of developing an allergy!

    Non-member price: $15.60

    • Favorite Poems for Children

    • By: Lewis Carroll, James Reeves, Oliver Herford, and others
    • Narrated by: Katinka Wolf
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
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    Dance with a lobster, telephone an elephant or knock on a moonlit door - this collection includes magical, macabre, dramatic, funny, bizarre, absurd, delightful, moving and charming poems by Lewis Carroll, A.A. Milne, Edward Lear, Hilaire Belloc, Kenneth Grahame and many others. Readers such as Anton Lesser, Simon Russell-Beale and Timothy West bring the lines beautifully to life and make this an ideal introduction to some of the best-loved children's poetry.

    Non-member price: $15.22