It's London, 1879, and the hapless members of the Explorers Club must confront their most lethal threat yet: the admission of a woman into their hermetically-sealed ranks. But the intrepid Phyllida Spotte-Hume turns out to be the least of their troubles, in this hilarious farce starring members of the original Broadway cast.
This is a collection of stories drawn from many different tribes of Native Americans. Although the different lifestyles of these varied peoples dictate widely different types of story, they are united by a common belief in the spiritual power of the natural world and the magic that inhabits all living things. Stars and animals speak, wizards and giants cast wicked spells and young heroes and heroines brave all dangers to come home safe in the end.
In this astounding book, David Eagleman entertains forty fictional possibilities of life beyond death. With wit and humanity he asks the key questions about existence, hope, technology and love. These stories are full of big ideas and bold imagination.This audiobook assembles a stellar cast of readers who bring the scenarios of SUM brilliantly alive.
"Astonishing fiction from a brilliant scientist"
From the author of Copenhagen and Noises Off. A comedy-drama about a door manufacturing company and a fateful convention in Frankfurt. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Rosalind Ayres, Allan Corduner, David Ellenstein, Julian Holloway, Peter A. Jacobs, Martin Jarvis, Robin Goodrin Nordli, James Warwick and Michael York.
From the destruction of the ancient city of Troy; we are taken on a fabulous journey, filled with adventure and romance, to the birth of a new, greater city, and at last to the days of glory in imperial Rome.
"great intro to Roman Mythology and the Aeneid"
The stories of the Old Testament have the great virtue of being both simple and challenging at the same time. The stories themselves are easy to follow but the moral questions that they raise remain central to our lives, whether we are five years old or seventy-five. Adapted for this recording by popular children's author Nigel Forde, and narrated by Philip Bird with a strong supporting cast this is a thrilling and evocative account of the central tales of the Old Testament.
Here is a collection of some of the best-loved Christmas stories from around the world, accompanied by the magical singing of the Cardigan Choir school.
Adapted by popular children's writer David Angus, here are eight of the best-loved stories from the Grimm brothers wonderful collection of traditional fairy tales.
This is not so much a talking book as a dramatised reading of Andersen's best-loved stories. Performed by outstanding children's entertainers Kate Gielgud, Sorel Johnson and David Jarvis they are supported by wonderfully atmospheric sound effects and music by Rory Macfarlane.