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  • The Quiet Girl | Peter Hoeg

    The Quiet Girl

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Peter Hoeg
    • Narrated By James Gale
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Set in Denmark in the here and now, The Quiet Girl centers around Kaspar Krone, a world-renowned circus clown with a deep love for the music of Johan Sebastian Bach, and an even deeper gambling debt. Wanted for tax evasion and on the verge of extradition, Krone is drafted into the service of a mysterious order of nuns who promise him reprieve from the international authorities in return for his help safeguarding a group of children with mystical abilities - abilities that Krone also shares.

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  • The Elephant Keepers' Children | Peter Høeg,Martin Aitken (translator)

    The Elephant Keepers' Children

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Peter Høeg, Martin Aitken (translator)
    • Narrated By Kirby Heyborne
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Told from the perspective of precocious 14-year-old Peter, The Elephant Keepers’ Children is about three siblings and how they deal with life alongside their eccentric parents. Peter’s father is a vicar, his mother an artisan, and both are equally and profoundly devout. The family lives on the fictional island of Finø, where people of all faiths coexist peacefully. Yet nothing is at it seems. When Peter’s parents suddenly go missing, Peter and his siblings fear the worst - has their parents’ relentless quest to boost church attendance finally put them in danger?

  • The Woman and the Ape | Peter Høeg

    The Woman and the Ape

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Peter Høeg
    • Narrated By Jenny Sterlin
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    Award-winning author Peter Høeg has captured a worldwide audience with his novels of compelling, solitary heroes and powerful landscapes. Smilla’s Sense of Snow received international praise for its subtle emotional nuances and startling visions of the frozen northlands. Now, Høeg turns his attention to England and a wanderer from an even stranger world. Madeline Burden, beautiful wife of a renowned British zoologist, is not surprised when she learns that her husband is holding a stray ape in his laboratory.

  • Der Susan-Effekt | Peter Høeg

    Der Susan-Effekt

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Peter Høeg
    • Narrated By Sandra Schwittau
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    Neues vom Autor von "Fräulein Smilla". Sie waren eine dänische Vorzeigefamilie, doch jetzt werden sie von der Polizei gesucht: Susan, die Physikerin, Laban, der Komponist, und die beiden 16-jährigen Zwillinge Harald und Thit. Ein hochrangiger Justizbeamter schlägt Susan einen Deal vor. Er wird ihre Familie retten, wenn sie ihm das geheime Protokoll eines wissenschaftlichen Gremiums beschafft, das die Gefahren der Zukunft erforscht. Doch plötzlich kommt ein Gremiummitglied nach dem anderen auf grausame Weise um.

  • Effekten af Susan [The Susan Effect] | Peter Høeg

    Effekten af Susan [The Susan Effect]

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Peter Høeg
    • Narrated By Martin Greis-Rosenthal
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    Mennesker betror sig spontant til Susan. Hun har en forbløffende evne til at fremkalde oprigtighed. Det er effekten af Susan Svendsen, 43 år, lektor i eksperimentalfysik, veltrimmet vinterbader, mor til teenage-tvillingerne Harald og Thit, gift med Laban Svendsen. Susan Svendsen som helst så, at livet var ligeså velordnet som det periodiske system, men selv er et særtilfælde. Året er 2016. Susan har slået en Bollywoodskuespiller ned i et kasino i Indien og står til en lang fængselsstraf.

  • Fräulein Smillas Gespür für Schnee | Peter Høeg

    Fräulein Smillas Gespür für Schnee

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 46 mins)
    • By Peter Høeg
    • Narrated By Krista Posch, Matthias Habich, Rosemarie Fendel
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    Im Kopenhagener Hafen wird ein neunjähriger Junge aufgefunden. Tot. Spuren im Schnee auf dem Dach. Für die Polizei steht die Todesursache fest: Unfall...

  • Der Plan von der Abschaffung des Dunkels | Peter Høeg

    Der Plan von der Abschaffung des Dunkels

    • UNABRIDGED (2 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Peter Høeg
    • Narrated By Peter Fricke, Sebastian Rudolph, Walter Renneisen
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    Als er an Biehls Privatschule kommt, hat Peter schon sieben Waisenhäuser und Kinderheime hinter sich. Eigentlich gilt er als minderbegabt und unfähig...

  • Das stille Mädchen | Peter Høeg

    Das stille Mädchen

    • ABRIDGED (8 hrs)
    • By Peter Høeg
    • Narrated By Max Volkert Martens
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    In Kopenhagen wird ein kleines Mädchen entführt. Kasper Krone, Zirkusclown, Musiktherapeut und - notorischer Spieler, wird zurate gezogen...

  • Die Kinder der Elefantenhüter | Peter Høeg

    Die Kinder der Elefantenhüter

    • ABRIDGED (7 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By Peter Høeg
    • Narrated By Matthias Koeberlin
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    Temporeich und spannend erzählt der 14-jährige Peter die abenteuerliche Geschichte seiner Familie...

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