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  • The Ruby in Her Navel

  • By: Barry Unsworth
  • Narrated by: Andrew Sachs
  • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
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Thurstan, a young Norman and would-be Knight at the Court of King Roger in Palermo, has been in love since boyhood with Lady Alicia, now returned a widow from the Holy Land. Thurstan soon finds himself caught in a tangle of plots.

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  • A Well-Earned Five Stars for this Gem

  • By Ilana on 12-11-14

Superb

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Reviewed: 02-26-19

I have read almost all of Barry Unsworth’s and love them all. This was my first experience of listening to one on Audible, and was sucked in immediately. I hope all of his books will eventually be available on Audible.

  • Darwin Comes to Town

  • How the Urban Jungle Drives Evolution
  • By: Menno Schilthuizen
  • Narrated by: Chris Nayak
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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Menno Schilthuizen is one of a growing number of “urban ecologists” studying how our man-made environments are accelerating and changing the evolution of the animals and plants around us. In Darwin Comes to Town, he takes us around the world for an up-close look at just how stunningly flexible and swift-moving natural selection can be.    

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  • if you don't pay full attention you'll miss out

  • By Mohammed shamsuddeen on 02-18-19

A Hope For Nature

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Reviewed: 01-04-19

A superbly written and researched book. If you fear for what is happening to our planet, as you should, this will give you some hope for the future of nature.