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  • Kings and Queens of England | Nigel Cawthorne

    Kings and Queens of England

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Nigel Cawthorne
    • Narrated By Laura Kirman
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    Kings and Queens of England is an entertaining account of the larger-than-life characters that have ruled England through the ages. It follows the fascinating history of monarchs from the first Saxon kings to the Windsors of the present day. Author Nigel Cawthorne paints vivid portraits of a mixed bunch of rulers ranging from the drunken and debauched merry monarch Charles II to the idealized domesticity and colonial ambition of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

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  • Alan Turing: The Enigma Man | Nigel Cawthorne

    Alan Turing: The Enigma Man

    • UNABRIDGED (3 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Nigel Cawthorne
    • Narrated By Jot Davies
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    According to Winston Churchill, Alan Turing made the single biggest contribution to the Allied victory over Nazi Germany with his code-breaking machine. The world is also indebted to Turing's genius for the modern computer. It was clear that Turing had a remarkable mind from an early age. He taught himself to read in just three weeks. At his first school, the headmistress said, "I have had clever and hardworking boys, but Alan has genius."

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  • History's Greatest Battles: Masterstrokes of War | Nigel Cawthorne

    History's Greatest Battles: Masterstrokes of War

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Nigel Cawthorne
    • Narrated By Steven Crossley
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    Great battles mark history's turning points, occurring as they do where cultures and ideologies clash. While some battles have been won by the superior force, others have been won by a sheer dogged refusal to surrender in the face of overwhelming odds. All the great battles in this book are pivotal in history: if any one of them had gone the other way, the world would have been a very different place.

  • Barbara Windsor: The Biography of the Irrepressible Babs | Nigel Cawthorne, Go Entertain

    Barbara Windsor: The Biography of the Irrepressible Babs

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 27 mins)
    • By Nigel Cawthorne, Go Entertain
    • Narrated By Mark Tilyard
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    Barbara Windsor's life has been anything but ordinary. From her humble East End roots to her role as the fearsome EastEnders matriarch Peggy Mitchell, via Carry On, and her association with the infamous Kray twins in London's swinging 60s, hers is one of British entertainment's most intriguing stories. This exclusive publication pulls no punches as it delves deep into the colorful life of this unique national treasure.

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