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    • Burial Rites

    • By: Hannah Kent
    • Narrated by: Morven Christie
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 645
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 613
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 610

    In northern Iceland, 1829, Agnes Magnúsdóttir is condemned to death for her part in the brutal murder of two men. Agnes is sent to wait out the months leading up to her execution on the farm of district officer Jón Jónsson, his wife, and their two daughters. Horrified to have a convicted murderess in their midst, the family avoid contact with Agnes. As the year progresses and the hardships of rural life force everyone to work side by side, the family’s attitude to Agnes starts to change - until one winter night.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Well researched and very believable

    • By Zakgirl on 13-02-2016

    Non-member price: $46.09

    • Code Name Verity

    • By: Elizabeth Wein
    • Narrated by: Morven Christie, Lucy Gaskell
    • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    Code Name Verity is a compelling, emotionally rich story with universal themes of friendship and loyalty, heroism and bravery. Two young women from totally different backgrounds are thrown together during World War II: one a working-class girl from Manchester, the other a Scottish aristocrat, one a pilot, the other a wireless operator. Yet whenever their paths cross, they complement each other perfectly and before long become devoted friends. But then a vital mission goes wrong....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it......

    • By Jody on 08-06-2014

    Non-member price: $25.59

    • An Inspector Calls (Classic Radio Theatre)

    • By: J. B. Priestley
    • Narrated by: Toby Jones, David Calder, Morven Christie
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    The Birling family are spending a happy evening celebrating the engagement of Sheila Birling to Gerald Croft - a marriage that will result in the merging of two successful local businesses. Yet, just when everything seems to be going so well, they receive a surprise visit from an Inspector Goole who is investigating the suicide of a young girl.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Do I know an Eva Smith?

    • By Anonymous User on 02-06-2018

    Non-member price: $15.61

    • Take Me In

    • By: Sabine Durrant
    • Narrated by: Rory Kinnear, Morven Christie
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    It starts with a holiday. A three-year-old boy on a beach, and the hero who saves his life.But nothing is ever that simple.Tessa and Marcus know they owe Dave Jepsom more than they can ever repay.Yet even as he is walking from the sea with their son in his arms, there is something about him that makes them uneasy. He is not like other people that they know. Being with him makes them confront truths about themselves they would rather not see. The shock of that moment will change everything. And it's not how things start that matter. But how they end....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Missing a chapter?

    • By Keri on 22-04-2019

    Non-member price: $30.38