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    • Homer Box Set: Iliad & Odyssey

    • By: Homer, W. H. D. Rouse - translator
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 25 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey are unquestionably two of the greatest epic masterpieces in Western literature. Though more than 2,700 years old, their stories of brave heroics, capricious gods, and towering human emotions are vividly timeless. The Iliad can justly be called the world’s greatest war epic. The terrible and long-drawn-out siege of Troy remains one of the classic campaigns. The Odyssey chronicles the many trials and adventures Odysseus must pass through on his long journey home from the Trojan wars to his beloved wife.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Epic

    • By Corey on 30-08-2018

    Non-member price: $27.64

    • Moby Dick

    • By: Herman Melville
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 23 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
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      5 out of 5 stars 46
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      4 out of 5 stars 45

    The outcast youth Ishmael, succumbing to wanderlust during a dreary New England autumn, signs up for passage aboard a whaling ship. The Pequod sails under the command of the one-legged Captain Ahab, who has set himself on a monomaniacal quest to capture the cunning white whale that robbed him of his leg: Moby-Dick. Capturing life on the sea with robust realism, Melville details the adventures of the colorful crew aboard the ship as Ahab pursues his crusade of revenge, heedless of all cost.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • superb reading

    • By graham smith on 06-05-2016

    Non-member price: $55.66

    • Beautiful Boy

    • A Father's Journey through His Son's Meth Addiction
    • By: David Sheff
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27

    David Sheff's story is a first: a teenager's addiction from the parent's point of view, a real-time chronicle of the shocking descent into substance abuse and the gradual emergence into hope.

    Before meth, Sheff's son, Nic, was a varsity athlete, honor student, and award-winning journalist. After meth, he was a trembling wraith who stole money from his eight-year-old brother and lived on the streets. With haunting candor, Sheff traces the first warning signs, the attempts at rehabilitation, and, at last, the way past addiction. He shows us that, whatever an addict's fate, the rest of the family must care for one another, too, lest they become addicted to addiction.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful, moving and honest

    • By Amazon Customer on 21-05-2019
    • A Father's Journey through His Son's Meth Addiction
    • By: David Sheff
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
    • Release date: 23-02-2008
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 33 ratings

    Non-member price: $30.42

    • Where the Red Fern Grows

    • By: Wilson Rawls
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Since its publication over forty years ago, this heartwarming tale of a boy and his dogs has touched millions. A tale of adventure, special friendship and coming-of-age, Where the Red Fern Grows makes for delightful listening. This unabridged production, featuring a moving performance by Anthony Heald, brings this enduring classic to life and makes a powerful story even more unforgettable.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Cute emotional dog story.

    • By Jennifer2 on 16-10-2017

    Non-member price: $30.42

    • Crime and Punishment

    • By: Fyodor Dostoevsky, Constance Garnett (translator)
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 20 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    In this intense detective thriller instilled with philosophical, religious, and social commentary, Dostoevsky studies the psychological impact upon a desperate and impoverished student when he murders a despicable pawnbroker, transgressing moral law to ultimately "benefit humanity".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favourite book

    • By Anonymous User on 22-05-2017

    Non-member price: $55.66

    • Ishmael

    • An Adventure of the Mind and Spirit
    • By: Daniel Quinn
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 2 hrs and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 47
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      5 out of 5 stars 45
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      5 out of 5 stars 44

    Ishmael is an utterly unique and captivating spiritual adventure which redefines what it is to be human. We are introduced to Ishmael, a creature of immense wisdom. He has a story to tell, one that no human being has ever heard before. It is the story of man's place in the grand scheme, and it begins at the birth of time. This history of the world has never appeared in any schoolbook. "Does the earth belong to man?" Ishmael asks. "Or does man belong to the earth?"

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This book ruined my life

    • By Anonymous User on 03-12-2018

    Non-member price: $21.39

    • I Will Fear No Evil

    • By: Robert A. Heinlein
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 18 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4 out of 5 stars 10

    As startling and provocative as his famous Stranger in a Strange Land, here is Heinlein’s grand masterpiece about a man supremely talented, immensely old, and obscenely wealthy who discovers that money can buy everything.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Father and Son with Mum

    • By Peter on 15-09-2016

    Non-member price: $45.66

    • Shadow Country

    • A New Rendering of the Watson Legend
    • By: Peter Matthiessen
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 40 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Inspired by a near-mythic event on the wild Florida frontier at the turn of the 20th century, Shadow Country re-imagines the legend of the inspired Everglades sugar planter and notorious outlaw E. J. Watson, who drives himself relentlessly toward his own violent end at the hands of neighbors who mostly admired him, in a killing that obsessed his favorite son.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A masterpiece without doubt

    • By Michael Keane on 27-08-2018

    Non-member price: $50.72

    • Star Wars

    • The Bounty Hunter, Book 3: Hard Merchandise
    • By: K. W. Jeter
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Feared and admired, respected and despised, Boba Fett enjoys a dubious reputation as the galaxy's most successful bounty hunter. Yet even a man like Boba Fett can have one too many enemies. When he stumbles across evidence implicating Prince Xizor in the murder of Luke Skywalker's aunt and uncle, Fett makes himself an enemy even he fears.

    Non-member price: $26.29

    • Star Wars: The Jedi Academy Trilogy, Volume 1: Jedi Search

    • By: Kevin J. Anderson
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      4 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 14

    While Luke Skywalker takes the first step toward setting up an academy to train a new order of Jedi Knights, Han Solo and Chewbacca are taken prisoner on the planet Kessel and forced to work in the fathomless depths of a spice mine. But when Han and Chewie break away, they flee to a secret Imperial research laboratory surrounded by a cluster of black holes - going from one danger to a far greater one.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Just awful

    • By Richard Try on 15-02-2017

    Non-member price: $17.56

    • Odyssey

    • The Story of Odysseus
    • By: Homer, W. H. D. Rouse - translator
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    One of the great masterpieces of Western literature, The Odyssey chronicles the many trials and adventures Odysseus must pass through on his long journey home from the Trojan wars. Though the stormy god of the ocean is determined to keep him off course, Odysseus is clever and has the brilliant goddess Athena on his side.

    Non-member price: $26.36

    • Star Wars: The Bounty Hunter, Book 1: The Mandalorian Armor

    • By: K. W. Jeter
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    He is Boba Fett, the most feared and successful bounty hunter in the galaxy, and even the most hardened criminals tremble at his name. Now he faces the deadliest challenge of his infamous career: an all-out war against his most dangerous enemies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome!

    • By Daniel on 08-09-2015

    Non-member price: $26.29

    • Star Wars: Darksaber

    • By: Kevin J. Anderson
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Luke Skywalker and Han Solo, cloaked by the Force and riding with the hostile Sand People, have returned to the dunes of the desert planet Tatooine in hopes of finding what Luke so desperately seeks: contact with Obi-Wan Kenobi. Luke is hoping the old Jedi Knight's spirit will tell him how to help his love, Callista, regain her lost ability to use the Force.

    Non-member price: $23.11

    • The Pelican Brief

    • By: John Grisham
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 5 hrs and 29 mins
    • Abridged
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    Winner of the British Book Awards, Lifetime Achievement Award, 2007.
    Two supreme court justices are dead. Their murders are connected only in one mind, and in one legal brief conceived by that mind. Brilliant, beautiful, and ambitious, New Orleans legal student Darby Shaw little realises that her speculative brief will penetrate to the highest levels of power in Washington and cause shockwaves there.

    Non-member price: $17.97

    • The Complete Stories of Anton Chekhov, Vol. 2

    • 1886
    • By: Anton Chekhov
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 15 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Anton Chekhov is widely considered one of the best short-story writers of all time. Having influenced such writers as Ernest Hemingway, Raymond Carver, and James Joyce, Chekhov’s stories are often noted for their stream-of-consciousness style and their vast number. Raymond Carver once said, “It is not only the immense number of stories he wrote - for few, if any, writers have ever done more - it is the awesome frequency with which he produced masterpieces, stories that shrive us as well as delight and move us, that lay bare our emotions in ways only true art can accomplish.”

    Non-member price: $35.07

    • Star Wars: The Bounty Hunter, Book 2: Slave Ship

    • By: K. W. Jeter
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    He's both feared and admired, respected and despised. Boba Fett is the galaxy's most successful bounty hunter. Now he finds himself the hunted in the oldest game of all: survival of the fittest. Hoping to fuel rumors of his death, Boba Fett abandons his ship, Slave I, and sets out to claim a prize. Yet his every move leads him closer to a trap set by the cunning Prince Xizor.

    Non-member price: $26.29

    • Star Wars: The Black Fleet Crisis, Book 1: Before the Storm

    • By: Michael Kube-McDowell
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    It is a time of tranquility for the New Republic. But the peace is short-lived. Luke must journey to his mother's homeworld in a desperate and dangerous quest to find her people. An adventurous Lando must seize a mysterious spacecraft that has weapons of enormous destructive power. And Leia, a living symbol of the New Republic's triumph, must face down a ruthless leader of the Duskhan League, an arrogant Yevetha who seems bent on a genocidal war.

    Non-member price: $23.11

    • Star Wars: The X-Wing Series, Volume 3: The Krytos Trap

    • By: Michael A. Stackpole
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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      5 out of 5 stars 5

    The Rebels have taken the Imperial headquarters world of Coruscant, but their problems are far from over. A killer virus called Krytos is spreading among the population and fomenting a counter-revolution at the same time as the treason trial of Rebel hero Tycho Celchu. As the X-wing fighters scramble to save the rebellion, pilot Corran Horn, given up for dead in an "inescapable" prison, discovers an extraordinary power in himself, the power of the Force!

    Non-member price: $22.19

    • Star Wars: Hand of Thrawn, Book 2: Vision of the Future

    • By: Timothy Zahn
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 5
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 4
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    For a beleaguered Empire, desperate times call for desperate measures. Sowing discord among the fragile coalition of the New Republic, remnants of the once powerful Empire make one last play for victory. Having implicated the Bothans in the genocide of the Caamas, they now plan an attack on Han and Leia that is also to be blamed on the Bothans. If they are successful, the New Republic will be torn asunder.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • should be marked as an abridged version.

    • By Anonymous User on 11-01-2019

    Non-member price: $23.11

    • Butcher’s Crossing

    • By: John Williams
    • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
    • Length: 10 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    In the 1870s, Will Andrews, fired up by Emerson to seek "an original relation to nature," drops out of Harvard and heads west. He washes up in Butcher's Crossing, a small Kansas town full of restless men looking for ways to make money and ways to waste it. One of these men regales Will with tales of the immense buffalo herds hidden away in the Colorado Rockies and convinces him to join an expedition to track them down.

    Non-member price: $30.42

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