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    • H.G. Wells: The Science Fiction Collection

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Hugh Bonneville, Jason Isaacs, Sophie Okonedo, and others
    • Length: 27 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Known as ‘The Father of Science Fiction’, Herbert George Wells’ writing career spanned over 60 years. He was a writer of novels, short stories, nonfiction books and articles. As a young man, Wells won a scholarship to the Normal School of Science in London, sparking his infamous vocation as a science fiction writer. Introduced by film director and H. G. Wells fanboy Eli Roth, this collection features unabridged recordings of the novels performed by Hugh Bonneville, Jason Isaacs, Sophie Okonedo, David Tennant and Alexander Vlahos.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good getting back to the source

    • By Graham Herbert on 02-05-2019

    Non-member price: $75.97

    • Neverwhere

    • A BBC Radio Full-Cast Dramatisation
    • By: Neil Gaiman
    • Narrated by: Christopher Lee, James McAvoy, Natalie Dormer, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 181
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 172
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 172

    A BBC Radio six-part adaptation of Neil Gaiman's best-selling novel, starring James McAvoy as Richard and Natalie Dormer as Door. Beneath the streets of London there is another London. A subterranean labyrinth of sewers and abandoned tube stations. A somewhere that is Neverwhere....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing cast.

    • By Ben on 13-10-2015

    Non-member price: $21.86

    • Murder on the Orient Express

    • An Audible Original Drama
    • By: Agatha Christie
    • Narrated by: Tom Conti, Jane Asher, Ruta Gedmintas, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 66

    What begins as a routine journey on the luxurious Orient Express soon unfurls into Agatha Christie's most famous murder mystery. This all-star production features lead performances from Tom Conti ( The Dark Knight Rises, Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence) as Hercule Poirot, Sophie Okonedo ( After Earth, Hotel Rwanda and Ace Ventura) and Eddie Marsan ( Sherlock Holmes, V for Vendetta and Hancock) plus a full supporting cast.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Mick Fleay on 10-03-2019

    Non-member price: $35.27

    • War

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens, Sophie Okonedo, Juliet Stevenson, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    There's a whole world of Dahl still to discover in a newly collected audiobook of his deliciously dark tales for adults. In war, are we at our heroic best or our cowardly worst? Featuring the autobiographical stories from Roald Dahl's time as a fighter pilot in the Second World War as well as seven other tales of conflict and strife, Dahl reveals the human side of our most inhumane activity.

    Non-member price: $29.96

    • The Hare and the Tree Spirit

    • A Story from Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales
    • By: Nelson Mandela (editor)
    • Narrated by: Sophie Okonedo
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Nelson Mandela's Favorite African Folktales is an audiobook benefiting children orphaned and impacted by HIV/AIDS in South Africa.

    Non-member price: $3.29

    • Only This (A Roald Dahl Short Story)

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Sophie Okonedo
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Only This, a short, gripping story of life in wartime from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale. Read by the actress Sophie Okonedo. In Only This, Roald Dahl, one of the world’s favourite authors, tells of a mother restlessly waiting for her bomber crewman son to return form a raid.

    Non-member price: $17.97