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  • World Without End: Pillars of the Earth, Book 2 | Ken Follett

    World Without End: Pillars of the Earth, Book 2

    • ABRIDGED (14 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Ken Follett
    • Narrated By Richard E. Grant
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    On the day after Halloween, in the year 1327, four children slip away from the cathedral city of Kingsbridge. They are a thief, a bully, a boy genius, and a girl who wants to be a doctor. In the forest they see two men killed. As adults, their lives will be braided together by ambition, love, greed, and revenge. They will see prosperity and famine, plague and war. One boy will travel the world but come home in the end; the other will be a powerful, corrupt nobleman.

  • The Moving Finger | Agatha Christie

    The Moving Finger

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By Agatha Christie
    • Narrated By Richard E Grant
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    Of poison pens and poisoning: a gripping Miss Marple mystery. Lymstock is a town with more than its share of shameful secrets - a town where even a sudden outbreak of anonymous hate-mail causes only a minor stir. But all that changes when one of the recipients, Mrs Symmington, commits suicide. Her final note said ‘I can't go on'. Only Miss Marple questions the coroner's verdict of suicide. Was this the work of a poison-pen? Or of a poisoner?

    Deborah Dunn says: "Loved it!"
  • The Pillars of the Earth: Pillars of the Earth, Book 1 | Ken Follett

    The Pillars of the Earth: Pillars of the Earth, Book 1

    • ABRIDGED (10 hrs and 6 mins)
    • By Ken Follett
    • Narrated By Richard E. Grant
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    Set in the turbulent times of 12th century England where civil war, famine, religious strife, and battles over royal succession tore lives and families apart, The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of the building of a magnificent cathedral. Against this richly imagined backdrop, filled with intrigue and treachery, Ken Follett draws the reader irresistibly into a wonderful epic of family drama, violent conflict, and unswerving ambition.

    Mike says: "Slow going with big gaps"
  • Conqueror | Conn Iggulden

    Conqueror

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated By Richard E Grant
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    The one and only Conn Iggulden takes on the story of the mighty Kublai Khan. An epic tale of a great and heroic mind; his action-packed rule; and how in conquering one-fifth of the world’s inhabited land, he changed the course of history forever.A scholar who conquered an empire larger than those of Alexander or Caesar.A warrior who would rule a fifth of the world with strength and wisdom.A man who betrayed a brother to protect a nation.

    says: "Mind blowing block buster"
  • Trickery | Roald Dahl

    Trickery

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Roald Dahl
    • Narrated By Cillian Murphy, Derek Jacobi, Richard E. Grant, and others
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    There's a whole world of Dahl still to discover in a newly collected audiobook of his deliciously dark tales for adults.... How underhand could you be to get what you want? In these 10 tales of dark and twisted trickery Roald Dahl reveals that we are at our smartest and most cunning when we set out to deceive others - and, sometimes, even ourselves.

  • V Wars: Night Terrors: New Stories of the Vampire Wars | Jonathan Maberry - contributor

    V Wars: Night Terrors: New Stories of the Vampire Wars

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 36 mins)
    • By Jonathan Maberry - contributor
    • Narrated By full cast, Cassandra Campbell, Gabrielle de Cuir, and others
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    The war is tearing our world apart. Instead of big armies with tanks in the field, the Vampire War is fought in the streets, neighbor against neighbor, family against family. Anyone can turn at any time. The blood hunger can suddenly appear in the middle of a kiss. The person who sleeps next to you every night could wake up in the dead of night... hungry. So hungry.

  • V Wars: Blood and Fire: New Stories of the Vampire Wars | Jonathan Maberry

    V Wars: Blood and Fire: New Stories of the Vampire Wars

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Jonathan Maberry
    • Narrated By Gabrielle de Cuir, Jamye Grant, Richard Gilliland, and others
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    It's been one year since a virus triggered junk DNA and people all over the world started changing, becoming something else, craving blood. It's been 10 months since the word vampire stopped being something from old monster stories and Hollywood movies. It's been six months since our world and theirs erupted into war, two since an uneasy peace was signed, and one hour since that peace was shattered. The war is here again - the vampire war.

  • The Penny Dreadfuls: Volume 1: Guy Fawkes; Revolution; Hereward the Wake | David Reed,Humphrey Ker,Thom Tuck

    The Penny Dreadfuls: Volume 1: Guy Fawkes; Revolution; Hereward the Wake

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 23 mins)
    • By David Reed, Humphrey Ker, Thom Tuck
    • Narrated By full cast, Miles Jupp, Richard E Grant, and others
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    The Penny Dreadfuls examine the life of Guy Fawkes, undertake a satirical version of the French Revolution and turn their comic eye towards Hereward the Wake. The Penny Dreadfuls - Humphrey Ker, David Reed and Thom Tuck - are a comedy trio who specialise in retelling historical events in their own, inimitable way. In these riotous revisionist plays, they present alternative takes on three famous tales, ably assisted by guests including Margaret Cabourn-Smith, Marek Larwood, Justin Edwards, Miles Jupp, Richard E Grant, and Sally Hawkins.

  • Keep the Aspidistra Flying | George Orwell

    Keep the Aspidistra Flying

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 1 min)
    • By George Orwell
    • Narrated By Richard E. Grant
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    Gordon Comstock loathes dull, middle-class respectability and worship of money. He gives up a 'good job' in advertising to work part-time in a bookshop, giving him more time to write. But he slides instead into a self-induced poverty that destroys his creativity and his spirit. Only Rosemary, ever-faithful Rosemary, has the strength to challenge his commitment to his chosen way of life.

  • Lust | Roald Dahl

    Lust

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Roald Dahl
    • Narrated By Derek Jacobi, Gillian Anderson, Julian Rhind-Tutt, and others
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    Two husbands secretly agree to a night of passion - with each other's wives; a slighted old man takes an elaborate and chilling revenge on his tormentor; a sculpture comes between a scheming wife and her put-upon husband.... Lust highlights a domestic familiarity always on the edge of something much, much darker.

  • A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush | Eric Newby

    A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Eric Newby
    • Narrated By Richard E. Grant
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    It was 1956, and Eric Newby was earning an improbable living in the chaotic family business of London haute couture. Pining for adventure, Newby sent his friend Hugh Carless the now-famous cable - "Can you travel Nuristan June?" - setting in motion a legendary journey from Mayfair to Afghanistan and the mountains of the Hindu Kush, northeast of Kabul. Inexperienced and ill prepared (their preparations involved nothing more than some tips from a Welsh waitress), the amateurish rogues embark on a month of adventure and hardship.

  • Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book: The Mowgli Stories | Rudyard Kipling

    Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book: The Mowgli Stories

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated By Bill Bailey, Richard E. Grant, Colin Salmon, and others
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    Audie Award, Excellence in Production; Audie Award, Audio Drama, 2016. The magical storytelling and unforgettable characters in Ben Doyle and Richard Kurti's audio adaptation of this children's classic have been brought to life by many well-known voices from British film, TV, radio and comedy.

  • Conversations on Success: 6 Thought Leaders Redefine What It Means to Succeed |  Knowledge @Wharton

    Conversations on Success: 6 Thought Leaders Redefine What It Means to Succeed

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Knowledge @Wharton
    • Narrated By Richard Shell, Debora Spar, Malcolm Gladwell, and others
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    What if you could sit down with some of today's most successful thought leaders? Now you can. Knowledge@Wharton has interviewed some of today's leading thinkers about what success means to them.

  • Cruelty | Roald Dahl

    Cruelty

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Roald Dahl
    • Narrated By Adrian Scarborough, Andrew Scott, Jessica Hynes, and others
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    From Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail, a newly collected audiobook of his darkest stories, read by Will Self, Adrian Scarborough, Stephanie Beacham, Andrew Scott, Richard E Grant, Tamsin Greig, Mark Heap, Juliet Stevenson and Jessica Hynes. Even when we mean to be kind we can sometimes be cruel. We all have streaks of nastiness inside us. In these ten tales of cruelty, master storyteller Roald Dahl explores how and why it is we make others suffer.

    Joeline says: "Dark"
  • Dracula | Bram Stoker

    Dracula

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Bram Stoker
    • Narrated By Richard E Grant
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    A masterpiece of the horror genre, Dracula also illuminated dark corners of Victorian sexuality. When Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to advise Count Dracula on a London home, he makes a horrifying discovery. Soon afterwards, a number of disturbing incidents unfold in England: an unmanned ship is wrecked at Whitby; strange puncture marks appear on a young woman's neck; and the inmate of an asylum raves about the arrival of his 'Master', while a group of adversaries prepares to face the terrifying Count.

  • Up and Down | Oliver Jeffers

    Up and Down

    • UNABRIDGED (4 mins)
    • By Oliver Jeffers
    • Narrated By Richard E Grant
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    In this much-anticipated sequel to the internationally best-selling picture book Lost and Found, we re-visit the boy and the penguin after their trip to the South Pole… The boy and the penguin still enjoy spending all their time together… That is, until the penguin starts to dream of flying, ignoring the boys advice that it is impossible. Running away, the penguin visits place after place, searching for a chance to get his feet off the ground. But will flying be everything he had hoped? And is the boy missing him, as much as he is missing the boy?

  • Bitch: A Roald Dahl Short Story | Roald Dahl

    Bitch: A Roald Dahl Short Story

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 12 mins)
    • By Roald Dahl
    • Narrated By Derek Jacobi, Richard E Grant
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    The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of “Bitch”, a short, sharp, saucy story from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale. Read by the actors Derek Jacobi and Richard E. Grant. In “Bitch”, Roald Dahl, one of the world’s favourite authors, tells a funny, fruity story about one of his favourite characters, adventurer and seducer Oswald Hendryks Cornelius.

  • The Visitor: A Roald Dahl Short Story | Roald Dahl

    The Visitor: A Roald Dahl Short Story

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 56 mins)
    • By Roald Dahl
    • Narrated By Derek Jacobi, Richard E. Grant
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    The unabridged, digital audiobook edition of "The Visitor", an amusing and chilling story from Roald Dahl, the master of the twist in the tale, read by actors Derek Jacobi and Richard E. Grant. In 'The Visitor', Roald Dahl, one of the world’s favourite authors, tells a funny, fruity story about one of his favourite characters, adventurer and seducer Oswald Hendryks Cornelius. Here, Uncle Oswald gets more than he bargained for in Arabia.... 'The Visitor' is taken from the short story collection Switch Bitch.

  • The Complete Short Stories | Muriel Spark

    The Complete Short Stories

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 24 mins)
    • By Muriel Spark
    • Narrated By Juliet Stevenson, Emilia Fox, Richard E. Grant
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    The Complete Short Stories is a collection to be loved and cherished, from one of the finest short-story writers of the twentieth century. From the cruel irony of A member of the Family to the fateful echoes of The Go-Away Bird and the unexpectedly sinister The Girl I Left Behind Me, in settings that range from South Africa to the Portobello Road, Muriel Spark coolly probes the idiosyncrasies that lurk beneath the veneer of human respectability, displaying the acerbic wit and wisdom that are the hallmarks of her unique talent.

  • Dracula | Bram Stoker

    Dracula

    • ABRIDGED (2 hrs and 57 mins)
    • By Bram Stoker
    • Narrated By Richard E. Grant
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    In Bram Stoker's masterpiece of the horror genre, Jonathan Harker visits Transylvania to help Count Dracula purchase a London house, but makes horrifying discoveries about his client and his castle. Soon afterwards, a number of disturbing incidents unfold in England: an unmanned ship is wrecked at Whitby; strange puncture marks appear on a young woman's neck; and a lunatic asylum inmate raves about the imminent arrival of his 'Master'.

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