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    • Histories

    • By: Herodotus
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 27 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 193
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 180
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 178

    In this, the first prose history in European civilization, Herodotus describes the growth of the Persian Empire with force, authority, and style. Perhaps most famously, the book tells the heroic tale of the Greeks' resistance to the vast invading force assembled by Xerxes, king of Persia. Here are not only the great battles - Marathon, Thermopylae, and Salamis - but also penetrating human insight and a powerful sense of epic destiny at work.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best of Audible's "The Histories" by Herodotus

    • By Emily on 07-19-16

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Fulgrim

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 5
    • By: Graham McNeill
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 361
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 342

    Under the command of the newly appointed Warmaster Horus, the Great Crusade continues. Fulgrim, Primarch of the Emperor's Children, leads his warriors into battle against a vile alien foe, unaware of the darker forces that have already set their sights upon the Imperium of Man. Loyalties are tested and every murderous whim indulged as the Emperor's Children take their first steps down the road to true corruption - a road that will ultimately lead them to the killing fields of Isstvan V....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rough beginning for narrator

    • By Aaron Dobmeier on 02-09-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Legion

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 7
    • By: Dan Abnett
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
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      5 out of 5 stars 269
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    A Great War is coming, and it will engulf the Imperium of Man. The Space Marines of the Alpha Legion, the last and most secretive of all the Astartes brotherhoods, arrive on a heathen world to support the Imperial Army in a pacification campaign against strange and uncanny forces. But what drives the Alpha Legion?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply awesome

    • By Anonymous User on 05-26-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume I

    • By: Edward Gibbon
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 148
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    Some 250 years after its first publication, Gibbon's Decline and Fall is still regarded as one of the greatest histories in Western literature. He reports on more than 1,000 years of an empire which extended from the most northern and western parts of Europe to deep into Asia and Africa and covers not only events but also the cultural and religious developments that effected change during that time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • DAVID TIMSON IS AMAZING!

    • By Allen L. Harris on 04-23-14

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Wuthering Heights

    • By: Emily Bronte
    • Narrated by: Janet McTeer, David Timson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,201
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 800
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 810

    When Mr. Earnshaw brings a black-haired foundling child into his home on the Yorkshire moors, he little imagines the dramatic events which will follow. The passionate relationship between Cathy Earnshaw and the foundling, Heathcliff, is a story of love, hate, pity, and retribution, the effects of which reverberate throughout the succeeding generations.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Classic

    • By Stephanie on 12-05-07

    Regular price: $47.59

    • Our Mutual Friend

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 36 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 812
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 533
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 527

    A mysterious boatman on the Thames, a drowned heir, a dustman and his wife, and a host of other Dickens characters populate this novel of relationships between the classes, money, greed, and love. The 58 characters are presented with remarkable clarity by David Timson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Masterpiece

    • By A. Millard on 11-13-07

    Regular price: $107.09

    • The Primarchs

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 20
    • By: Graham McNeill, Gav Thorpe, Nick Kyme, and others
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, Sean Barrett, Jonathan Keeble, and others
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    Created in the Emperor's own image, the primarchs had long thought themselves to be princes of the universe and masters of their own destiny - they led the Space Marine Legions in glorious conquest of the galaxy, and no enemy of the Imperium could stand against them. However, even amongst this legendary brotherhood, the seeds of dissent had been sown long before the treacherous Warmaster Horus declared his grand heresy.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Last Story Was Good

    • By Shecky on 03-26-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Dombey and Son

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 39 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 348
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      5 out of 5 stars 325
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 322

    Dombey and Son is vintage Dickens and explores the classic themes of betrayal, cruelty and deceit. Dombey's dysfunctional relationships are painted against a backdrop of social unrest in industrialized London, which is populated by a host of fascinating and memorable secondary characters. The complete and unabridged novel is brought spectacularly to life by veteran reader David Timson.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Utterly incredible!

    • By Dave on 03-12-12

    Regular price: $48.99

    • The Socratic Dialogues: Late Period, Volume 1

    • Timaeus, Critias, Sophist, Statesman, Philebus
    • By: Plato, Benjamin Jowett - translator
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul, David Timson, Peter Kenny, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8

    These five very different Socratic Dialogues date from Plato's later period, when he was revisiting his early thoughts and conclusions and showing a willingness for revision. In Timaeus (mainly a monologue read by David Timson in the title role), Plato considers cosmology in terms of the nature and structure of the universe, the ever-changing physical world and the unchanging eternal world. And he proposes a demiurge as a benevolent creator God.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Perfectly performed and antidote for what ails us

    • By Gary on 02-23-18

    Regular price: $23.76

    • Science Set Free

    • 10 Paths to New Discovery
    • By: Rupert Sheldrake
    • Narrated by: Rupert Sheldrake, Jane Collingwood, David Timson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 298
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 263

    Dr. Rupert Sheldrake, one of the world's most innovative scientists, here shows the ways in which science is being constricted by assumptions that have, over the years, hardened into dogmas. Such dogmas are not only limiting, but dangerous for the future of humanity. According to these principles, all of reality is material or physical; the world is a machine, made up of inanimate matter; nature is purposeless; consciousness is nothing but the physical activity of the brain; free will is an illusion; and God exists only as an idea in human minds.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting, convincing, very dry.

    • By Lander on 12-13-12

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Shadows of Treachery

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 22
    • By: John French, Graham McNeill, Dan Abnett, and others
    • Narrated by: John Banks, Jonathan Keeble, David Timson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 25
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      5 out of 5 stars 25
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      5 out of 5 stars 25

    From the battlefields of Phall and Isstvan, to the haunted shadows of Terra itself - the greatest war in the history of mankind rages on. While the traitor Legions continue their campaign of terror across the galaxy, preparations are made for the defence of the Imperial Palace and the final, inevitable reckoning that must yet come between Horus and the Emperor....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Doesn't Add Much

    • By Shecky on 05-08-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • A History of the World

    • By: Andrew Marr
    • Narrated by: Andrew Marr, David Timson
    • Length: 26 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 283
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 256

    From the earliest civilizations to the 21st century: a global journey through human history, published alongside a landmark BBC One television series. Our understanding of world history is changing, as new discoveries are made on all the continents and old prejudices are being challenged. In this truly global journey, Andrew Marr revisits some of the traditional epic stories, from classical Greece and Rome to the rise of Napoleon, but surrounds them with less familiar material, from Peru to the Ukraine, China to the Caribbean.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 25 hours of enjoyment

    • By Mark on 04-26-13

    Regular price: $31.97

    • The Floating Admiral

    • By: Agatha Christie, Simon Brett - preface, Dorothy L. Sayers - introduction, and others
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 75
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      4 out of 5 stars 65
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Inspector Rudge does not encounter many cases of murder in the sleepy seaside town of Whynmouth. But when an old sailor lands a rowing boat containing a fresh corpse with a stab wound to the chest, the Inspector's investigation immediately comes up against several obstacles. The vicar, whose boat the body was found in, is clearly withholding information, and the victim's niece has disappeared. There is clearly more to this case than meets the eye - even the identity of the victim is called into doubt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great concept. great puzzle mystery

    • By Mariana on 07-27-17

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Unremembered Empire

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 27
    • By: Dan Abnett
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 49
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      5 out of 5 stars 45
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      5 out of 5 stars 44

    Far out on the Eastern Fringe, the realm of Ultramar stands alone. Having weathered the Word Bearers' attack on Calth and the subsequent Shadow Crusade against the Five Hundred Worlds, the Ultramarines primarch Roboute Guilliman now draws all loyalist forces to Macragge as he contemplates a new future for mankind.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • awesome story and performance.

    • By Brett Casey on 02-26-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • The Life of Samuel Johnson

    • By: James Boswell
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 51 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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      5 out of 5 stars 8

    Charming, vibrant, witty and edifying, The Life of Samuel Johnson is a work of great obsession and boundless reverence. The literary critic Samuel Johnson was 54 when he first encountered Boswell; the friendship that developed spawned one of the greatest biographies in the history of world literature. The book is full of humorous anecdote and rich characterization, and paints a vivid picture of 18th-century London, peopled by prominent personalities of the time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Tad Davis on 02-02-18

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Mark of Calth

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 25
    • By: Guy Haley, Graham McNeill, Anthony Reynolds, and others
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, Jonathan Keeble, David Timson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
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      5 out of 5 stars 21
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    The Heresy came to Calth without warning. In just a few hours of betrayal and bloodshed, the proud warriors of the XIIIth Legion - Guilliman's own Ultramarines - were laid low by the treachery of their erstwhile brothers of the XVIIth. Now, as the planet is scoured by solar flares from the wounded Veridian star, the survivors must take the fight to the remaining Word Bearers and their foul allies, or face damnation in the gloomy arcology shelters beneath the planet's surface.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator matters

    • By Noah on 12-11-17

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Angel Exterminatus

    • The Horus Heresy, Book 23
    • By: Graham McNeill
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    Perturabo - master of siegecraft and the executioner of Olympia. Long has he lived in the shadow of his more favoured primarch brothers, frustrated by the mundane and ignominious duties which regularly fall to his Legion. When Fulgrim offers him the chance to lead an expedition in search of ancient and destructive xenos weaponry, the Iron Warriors and the Emperor's Children unite and venture deep into the heart of the great star maelstrom that haunts Perturabo's dreams.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Purturabo Novel

    • By charles craft on 04-21-18

    Regular price: $31.97

    • The Faerie Queene

    • By: Edmund Spenser
    • Narrated by: David Timson
    • Length: 33 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    This remarkable poem, dedicated to Queen Elizabeth I, was Spenser's finest achievement. The first epic poem in modern English, The Faerie Queene combines dramatic narratives of chivalrous adventure with exquisite and picturesque episodes of pageantry. At the same time, Spenser is expounding a deeply-felt allegory of the eternal struggle between Truth and Error....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Epic Fantasy from Shakespeare's Time

    • By Jabba on 10-03-15

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Mortarion's Heart

    • Warhammer 40,000
    • By: L J Goulding
    • Narrated by: Sean Barrett, Tim Bentinck, Martyn Ellis, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    The daemon prince Mortarion has emerged from the Eye of Terror at the head of a vast plague-horde, intent upon the corruption of the Imperium he once served. Under Supreme Grand Master Geronitan, the Grey Knights finally meet the daemon army in battle on the plains of Kornovin - a mobilisation of the Chapter the likes of which few have ever seen. Kaldor Draigo and his fellow brotherhood masters lead from the front, trusting to their lord's secretive plan...until Geronitan is unexpectedly struck down by the Death Lord.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • we need more books about morty and the death guard

    • By Operations Supply on 12-28-17

    Regular price: $10.65

    • The Science Delusion

    • By: Rupert Sheldrake
    • Narrated by: Rupert Sheldrake, David Timson, Jane Collingwood
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    The science delusion is the belief that science already understands the nature of reality. The fundamental questions are answered, leaving only the details to be filled in. In this book, Dr Rupert Sheldrake, one of the world's most innovative scientists, shows that science is being constructed by assumptions that have hardened into dogmas. The sciences would be better off without them: freer, more interesting, and more fun.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A real eye opener

    • By DanielSmith on 01-30-13

    Regular price: $21.31

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