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Melvyn Bragg

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    • The Adventure of English

    • The Biography of a Language
    • By: Melvyn Bragg
    • Narrated by: Robert Powell
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,765
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,498
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,505

    This is the remarkable story of the English language; from its beginnings as a minor guttural Germanic dialect to its position today as a truly established global language....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Many Of Course monments

    • By Leigh A on 10-21-05

    Regular price: $21.48

    • Love Without End

    • A Story of Heloise and Abelard
    • By: Melvyn Bragg
    • Narrated by: Beth Eyre, Mark Hadfield
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Paris in 1117. Heloise, a brilliant young scholar, is astonished when the famous radical philosopher Peter Abelard consents to be her tutor.... 

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Voices of the Powerless: Boils and Buboes

    • Salisbury and the Great Plague
    • By: Melvyn Bragg
    • Narrated by: Melvyn Bragg
    • Length: 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Melvyn Bragg follows his long historical exploration of the Routes of English with ‘Voices of the Powerless’....

    Regular price: $8.77

    • Now Is the Time

    • By: Melvyn Bragg
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    At the end of May 1381, the 14-year-old King of England had reason to be fearful....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Extraordinary Period in History Brought to Life

    • By Susan on 11-24-15

    Regular price: $20.72

    • Voices of the Powerless: Castles and Cruelty

    • York, William the Conqueror and the Harrying of the North
    • By: Melvyn Bragg
    • Narrated by: Melvyn Bragg
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 2

    Melvyn Bragg follows his long historical exploration of the Routes of English with ‘Voices of the Powerless'....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • 3

    • By Donna on 03-12-19

    Regular price: $8.77

    • Twelve Books That Changed the World

    • By: Melvyn Bragg
    • Narrated by: Patricia Hodge, Hugh Ross, Robert Powell, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 24 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Melvyn Bragg presents a vivid reminder of the book as agent of social, political, and personal revolution....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Learn a few new things

    • By Hjane on 04-15-07

    Regular price: $10.84

    • In Our Time: The Written World

    • By: Melvyn Bragg
    • Narrated by: Melvyn Bragg
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Melvyn Bragg fronts The Written World, a BBC Radio 4 series following the origins of writing from its first appearance 6,000 years ago and exploring how it has shaped the world's intellectual history....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable and informative audio book

    • By Daryl on 01-30-15

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Voices of the Powerless: The Complete Series

    • By: Melvyn Bragg
    • Narrated by: Melvyn Bragg
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    The Norman Conquest is his starting point, a time when William the Conqueror’s ‘harrying of the North’ affected the poor apprentice, the lowly ploughman and the humble shepherd....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Melvyn Bragg,need I say more ?

    • By David on 10-20-11

    Regular price: $21.86

    • The Soldier's Return

    • By: Melvyn Bragg
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In the spring of 1946, ex-corporal Sam Richardson returns home from the "forgotten war" in Burma to his hometown of Wigton in Cumbria, England....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Book of Books: The Radical Impact of the King James Bible, 1611-2011

    • By: Melvyn Bragg
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    The King James Bible has often been called ‘the Book of Books’ both in itself and in what it stands for....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The Influence of the Bble on English Literature

    • By Lois on 01-30-12

    Regular price: $21.59

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