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    • Paradise in Chains

    • The Bounty Mutiny and the Founding of Australia
    • By: Diana Preston
    • Narrated by: Davina Porter
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Celebrated historian Diana Preston presents betrayals, escapes, and survival at sea in her account of the mutiny of the Bounty and the flight of convicts from the Australian penal colony....

    Regular price: $31.49

    • A Higher Form of Killing

    • Six Weeks in World War I That Forever Changed the Nature of Warfare
    • By: Diana Preston
    • Narrated by: Christine Williams
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    In six weeks during April and May 1915, as World War I escalated, Germany forever altered the way war would be fought....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Battlefield 1 - How it really was.

    • By RealUltimateGeeks on 08-16-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Taj Mahal

    • Passion and Genius at the Heart of the Moghul Empire
    • By: Diana Preston, Michael Preston
    • Narrated by: James Adams
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Built by the Moghul emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his beloved wife, the Taj Mahal's flawless symmetry and gleaming presence have for centuries dazzled all who have seen it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A broad perspective

    • By Neil on 11-01-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Wilful Murder

    • The Sinking of the Lusitania
    • By: Diana Preston
    • Narrated by: Michael Tudor Barnes
    • Length: 17 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    On May 7th, 1915 a passenger ship crossing the Atlantic sank with the loss of 1200 lives....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Diane Preston writes a real winner.

    • By Lowell on 03-30-15

    Regular price: $24.78

    • Lusitania

    • An Epic Tragedy
    • By: Diana Preston
    • Narrated by: Anne Twomey
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    On May 7, 1915, toward the end of a routine crossing from New York to Liverpool, England, RMS Lusitania...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent 'read'

    • By Anonymous User on 01-26-03

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Cleopatra and Antony: Power, Love, and Politics in the Ancient World

    • By: Diana Preston
    • Narrated by: Suzanne Toren
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    The story of the worlds best-remembered celebrity couple, set against the political backdrop of their time....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator's tone was way over emphasized

    • By lauren on 10-24-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Dark Defile

    • Britain's Catastrophic Invasion of Afghanistan, 1838-1842
    • By: Diana Preston
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Convinced in 1838 that Britain's invaluable empire in India was threatened by Russia, Persia, and Afghan tribes, the British government ordered its Army of the Indus into Afghanistan to oust from power the independent-minded king....

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Cleopatra and Antony

    • By: Diana Preston
    • Narrated by: Nicolette McKenzie
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      1 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    Civil war broke out in Rome, and Mark Antony was given control over the East. Cleopatra made her entry at dusk on a scented, candle-lit barge: and so began one of the greatest love stories of all time....

    Regular price: $29.20

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