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    • The Beatrix Potter Collection

    • By: Beatrix Potter
    • Narrated by: Andrew Scott
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    The Beatrix Potter Collection is perfect for introducing a new generation to the magic of her adored classic stories. Featuring her much-loved children’s tales and showcasing some of the most recognisable characters in English literature, it will enthral and entertain young listeners whilst providing warm nostalgia for those already acquainted.

    Regular price: $12.10

    • Charlotte's Web

    • By: E. B. White, Melissa Sweet
    • Narrated by: Meryl Streep, full cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Some Pig. Humble. Radiant. These are the words in Charlotte's Web, high up in Zuckerman's barn. Charlotte's spiderweb tells of her feelings for a little pig named Wilbur, who simply wants a friend. They also express the love of a girl named Fern, who saved Wilbur's life when he was born the runt of his litter. E. B. White's Newbery Honor Book is a tender novel of friendship, love, life, and death that will continue to be enjoyed by generations to come.

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Tale of Genji

    • By: Murasaki Shikibu, Dennis Washburn - translator
    • Length: 45 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Murasaki Shikibu, born into the middle ranks of the aristocracy during the Heian period (794-1185 CE), wrote The Tale of Genji - widely considered the world’s first novel - during the early years of the 11th century. Expansive, compelling, and sophisticated in its representation of ethical concerns and aesthetic ideals, this tale came to occupy a central place in Japan’s remarkable history of artistic achievement and is now recognized as a masterpiece of world literature. The Tale of Genji is presented here in a flowing new translation for contemporary listeners.

    Regular price: $52.47

    • DH Lawrence: A BBC Radio Collection

    • By: D.H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Andy Hockley, Benedict Sandiford, Cathy Sara, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Crowned ‘the greatest imaginative novelist of our generation’ by EM Forster, DH Lawrence has an undisputed place in England's canon of great authors. In this wide-ranging collection, dramatisations and readings of some of his major works are brought together, exploring themes such as romantic love and sexual desire, individual freedom, class division, war, the beauty of nature and the ugliness of industrialisation.

    Regular price: $28.35

    • And Quiet Flows the Don

    • By: Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov
    • Length: 19 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Mikhail Sholokhov’s groundbreaking epic novel gives a sweeping depiction of Russian life and culture in the early 20th century. In the same vein as War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy, And Quiet Flows the Don gives listeners a glimpse into many aspects of Russian culture, and the choices a country makes when faced with war and destruction.  

    Regular price: $31.47

    • On the Black Hill

    • A Novel
    • By: Bruce Chatwin
    • Narrated by: Simon Mattacks
    • Length: 8 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
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    For forty-two years, identical twins Lewis and Benjamin Jones have shared a bed, a farm, and a life. But the world has scarred and warped them each in different ways. Lewis is sturdy, still strong enough at eighty to wield an ax all day, and though he's hardly ever ventured outside his little village on the English border, he dreams of far-off lands. Benjamin is gentler, a cook whose favorite task is delivering baby lambs, and even in his old age, he remains devoted to the memory of his mother. 

    Regular price: $24.99

    • Blood, Sex and Money

    • A BBC Radio 4 Serialisation of Zola's Epic Saga
    • By: Emile Zola
    • Narrated by: Paul McGann, Alison Steadman, Samuel West, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 30 mins
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    First published between 1870 and 1893, Émile Zola’s 20-book cycle chronicling four generations of the Rougon-Macquarts was a shocking exposé of the decadence, degradation and moral decay of 19th-century France. It included some of his greatest novels, among them his masterpiece, Germinal. These innovative, ambitious dramas, first broadcast on Radio 4 over 24 hours in 2015-16, are a radical reimagining of Zola’s classic series, introducing us to 104-year-old matriarch, Dide, imprisoned in an asylum in southern France. 

    Regular price: $34.90

    • Men Like Gods

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the summer of 1921, a disenchanted journalist escapes the rat race for a drive in the country. But Mr. Barnstaple’s trip exceeds his expectations when he and other motorists are swept 3,000 years into the future. The inadvertent time travelers arrive in a world that corresponds exactly to Barnstaple’s ideals: a utopian state, free of crime, poverty, war, disease, and bigotry. Unfettered by the constraints of government and organized religion, the citizens lead rich, meaningful lives, passed in pursuit of their creative fancies.

    Regular price: $23.07

    • E. M. Forster

    • A Collection of Twelve Readings and Dramatisations
    • By: E.M. Forster
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 16 hrs
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    Dramatisations and readings of EM Forster’s finest works, plus Stephen Wakelam’s radio play A Dose of Fame and the documentary feature Forster in India: Sex, Books and Empire. One of the greatest English novelists of the 20th century, EM Forster was also an accomplished short story writer. This collection includes stunning adaptations of his classic novels A Passage to India, Where Angels Fear to Tread, A Room with a View and Howards End. Among the star casts are Penelope Wilton, Ellie Kendrick, Sian Thomas, Emilia Fox, Sheila Hancock and John Hurt.

    Regular price: $28.35

    • Kahlil Gibran's Little Book of Wisdom

    • By: Kahlil Gibran, Neil Douglas-Klotz - edited by
    • Narrated by: Kevin Kenerly
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    This book is a collection of Gibran's words on how to live. Here are his thoughts on what it means to live in community and solitude and what gives life meaning, along with his often prescient views on government, organized religion, wealth, and commerce. Gibran's sensibility feels contemporary. He did not recognize any ultimate authority outside of the human soul: "It were wiser to speak less of God, whom we cannot understand and more of each other, whom we may understand." 

    Regular price: $15.43

    • Collected Stories

    • By: Saul Bellow, Janis Bellow - editor and preface, James Wood - introduction
    • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner, Richard Poe, Kate Reading, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Here, collected in one volume and chosen by the author himself, are favorites such as "What Kind of Day Did You Have?", "Leaving the Yellow House", and a previously uncollected piece, "By the St. Lawrence". With his larger-than-life characters, irony, wisdom, and unique humor, Bellow presents a sharp, rich, and funny world that is infinitely surprising. With a preface by Janice Bellow and an introduction by James Wood, this is a collection to treasure for longtime Saul Bellow fans and an excellent introduction for new listeners.

    Regular price: $27.26

    • Treasure Island

    • By: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: Kevin McNally, Roy McMillan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson. Following the demise of bloodthirsty buccaneer Captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins finds himself with the key to a fortune. For he has discovered a map that will lead him to the fabled Treasure Island. But a host of villains, wild beasts and deadly savages stand between him and the stash of gold. Not to mention the most infamous pirate ever to sail the high seas....

    Regular price: $13.08

    • A Classic Christmas

    • A Collection of Timeless Stories and Poems
    • By: Louisa May Alcott, Charles Dickens, Hans Christian Andersen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Perhaps no Christmas novel is more beloved than Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, and no holiday poem more well-known than Clement Clarke Moore’s “’Twas the Night Before Christmas”. Together, these classic literary masterpieces warm our hearts and remind us of the joy and love to be discovered anew each Christmas morning. A Classic Christmas features both of these traditional works, as well as other vintage poems and stories that celebrate the timeless truths of the holiday season. 

    Regular price: $28.51

    • The Enormous Room

    • By: E. E. Cummings
    • Length: 10 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    E.E. Cummings' military career culminated in a comedy of errors leading to his arrest and imprisonment for treason, as he memorably recounts in The Enormous Room. Cummings transforms a tale of unjust incarceration into a high-energy romp and a celebration of the indomitable human spirit that ranks with the best of its contemporaries, including the works of Hemingway and Dos Passos. This edition restores a significant amount of material deleted from the book’s initial publication in 1922.

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Man in the Iron Mask (AmazonClassics Edition)

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Guy Mott
    • Length: 21 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After thirty-five years, the Three Musketeers - Athos, Aramis, and Porthos - join forces again. This time, it’s to rid France of corrupt King Louis XIV. True to their ingenuity, they plan to replace him with the mysterious prisoner in the barbaric iron mask now languishing in the Bastille. But their old comrade D’Artagnan, still in loyal service to the court, stands in their way. As the daring coup unfolds, literature’s legendary brotherhood is put to the test.

    Regular price: $29.99

    • Doctor Dolittle: The Complete Collection, Vol. 1

    • The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle; The Story of Doctor Dolittle; Doctor Dolittle's Post Office
    • By: Hugh Lofting
    • Length: 18 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Discover the world of Doctor Dolittle with the first three books of this beloved children’s series! In the first book in the series, The Story of Doctor Dolittle, Doctor Dolittle discovers that he can talk to the animals including Jip the dog, Dab Dab the duck, and Polynesia the parrot! In The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle, Doctor Dolittle takes to the seas for a series of adventures leading him to Spidermonkey Island. And in Doctor Dolittle’s Post Office, John Dolittle sets up a world-wide mail service for animals....

    Regular price: $28.34

    • 1984

    • By: George Orwell
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    Hidden away in the Record Department of the sprawling Ministry of Truth, Winston Smith skilfully rewrites the past to suit the needs of the Party. Yet he inwardly rebels against the totalitarian world he lives in, which demands absolute obedience and controls him through the all-seeing telescreens and the watchful eye of Big Brother, symbolic head of the Party. In his longing for truth and liberty, Smith begins a secret love affair with a fellow-worker Julia, but soon discovers the true price of freedom is betrayal.

    Regular price: $28.35

    • Maggie, a Girl of the Streets

    • By: Stephen Crane
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    In 1892 Stephen Crane (1871-1900) published Maggie, Girl of the Streets at his own expense. Considered at the time to be immature, it was a failure. Since that time it has come to be considered one of the earliest American realistic novels. Maggie is the story of a pretty child of the Bowery, which is written with the same intensity and vivid scenes of his masterpiece - The Red Badge of Courage. In her short life, Maggie “blossomed in a mud puddle,” was driven to prostitution, and died by her own hand while still a teenager. 

    Regular price: $13.97

    • Animal Farm

    • By: George Orwell, Malcolm Bradbury
    • Length: Not Yet Known
    • Unabridged
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    When the downtrodden animals of Manor Farm overthrow their master Mr Jones and take over the farm themselves, they imagine it is the beginning of a life of freedom and equality. But gradually a cunning, ruthless élite among them, masterminded by the pigs Napoleon and Snowball, starts to take control. Soon the other animals discover that they are not all as equal as they thought, and find themselves hopelessly ensnared as one form of tyranny is replaced with another.

    Regular price: $28.35

    • A Hero Born

    • By: Jin Yong, Anna Holmwood
    • Length: 10 hrs
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    The Song Empire has been invaded by its warlike Jurchen neighbours from the north. Half its territory and its historic capital lie in enemy hands; the peasants toil under the burden of the annual tribute demanded by the victors. Meanwhile, on the Mongolian steppe, a disparate nation of great warriors is about to be united by a warlord whose name will endure for eternity: Genghis Khan. Guo Jing, son of a murdered Song patriot, grew up with Genghis Khan's army.

    Regular price: $21.81

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