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Jane Gardam

Jane Gardam has been awarded the Heywood Hill Literary Prize for a lifetime's contribution to the enjoyment of literature; has twice won a Whitbread Award and has been shortlisted for the Booker Prize. She was awarded an OBE in January 2009.

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    • Old Filth

    • By: Jane Gardam
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcom
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 841
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 707
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 703

    FILTH is a lawyer with a practice in the Far East. A few remember that his nickname stands for Failed In London Try Hong Kong....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Great Read, matched by a Great Reader

    • By Michele Kellett on 05-08-11

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Last Friends

    • Old Filth Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Jane Gardam
    • Narrated by: Roger Watson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 162
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 146

    Last Friends depicts the marriage of Edward Feathers and Betty as seen through the eyes of Edward’s friend and Betty's lover Terry Veneering....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Bring back Graeme Malcolm!

    • By Marion on 10-03-14

    Regular price: $17.95

    • The Man in the Wooden Hat

    • By: Jane Gardam
    • Narrated by: Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 410
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 344
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 342

    As a portrait of a marriage, with all the bittersweet secrets and surprising fulfillment of the 50-year union of two remarkable people, this novel is a triumph....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great read

    • By RBL on 05-07-12

    Regular price: $17.95

    • The Queen of the Tambourine

    • By: Jane Gardam
    • Narrated by: Hollis McCarthy
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21

    In prose vibrant and witty, The Queen of the Tambourine traces the emotional breakdown - and eventual restoration - of Eliza Peabody....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The story kept dragging me down into depression

    • By fancygoldfish on 07-25-14

    Regular price: $17.95

    • God on the Rocks

    • By: Jane Gardam
    • Narrated by: Carmela Corbett
    • Length: 6 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    During one glorious summer between the wars, the realities of life and the sexual ritual dance of the adult world creep into the life of young Margaret Marsh....

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Bilgewater

    • By: Jane Gardam
    • Narrated by: Samantha Beart
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Marigold Green calls herself “hideous, quaint and barmy”. Other people call her Bilgewater, a corruption of Bill's daughter. Growing up in a boys' school where her father is housemaster, she is convinced of her own plainness and peculiarity....

    Regular price: $17.95

    • The People on Privilege Hill

    • By: Jane Gardam
    • Narrated by: Jane Gardam
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    It is a wet day in Dorset, and walking to a luncheon party is Sir Edward Feathers QC, followed by two elderly friends....

    Regular price: $13.93

    • The Flight of the Maidens

    • By: Jane Gardam
    • Narrated by: June Barrie
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    This delightful novel describes the post-war summer of 1946 - and follows the growing-up of three young women in the months between leaving school and taking up their scholarships at university....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Easy Listening

    • By Kat on 06-04-13

    Regular price: $20.03

    • A Long Way from Verona

    • By: Jane Gardam
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Wilson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    A young girl aspiring to be a writer recounts her experiences growing up in England during the Second World War. An English schoolgirl has problems, many of them funny, in her attempts to grow up socially....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Can't Understand Strong British Accent!

    • By PatSChi on 04-12-16

    Regular price: $17.95

    • Faith Fox

    • By: Jane Gardam
    • Narrated by: Piers Gibbon
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Faith Fox has led a life full of heartbreak and abandonment, lacking in simplicity and love - and she's not even one week old....

    Regular price: $21.95

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