Ghost Empire is a rare treasure - an utterly captivating blend of the historical and the contemporary, realised by a master storyteller. In 2014, Richard Fidler and his son Joe made a journey to Istanbul. Fired by Richard's passion for the rich history of the dazzling Byzantine Empire - centred around the legendary Constantinople - we are swept into some of the most extraordinary tales in history. The clash of civilisations, the fall of empires, the rise of Christianity, revenge, lust, murder.
This audiobook features a selection of six of the best from the program including: 1. Jennifer Saunders. Comedian, writer, and actor Jennifer Saunders admits to being one of the world's great procrastinators. 2. Murray Arkadieff. In his life as a bee keeper, Murray Arkadieff has been stung thousands of times. 3. Wendy James. Wendy James has twice survived the destruction of Darwin: when it was bombed during WWII, and then, when Cyclone Tracy hit.