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    • The Ministry of Truth

    • The Biography of George Orwell's 1984
    • By: Dorian Lynskey
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    1984 isn't just a novel; it's a key to understanding the modern world. George Orwell's final work is a treasure chest of ideas and memes - Big Brother, the Thought Police, Doublethink, Newspeak, 2+2=5 - that gain potency with every year. Particularly in 2016, when the election of Donald Trump made it a best seller ("Ministry of Alternative Facts", anyone?).

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    • Definitely will listen again!

    • By deb on 06-08-19

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Ministry of Truth

    • The Biography of George Orwell's 1984
    • By: Dorian Lynskey
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 13 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Ministry of Truth by Dorian Lynskey is the first audiobook that fully examines the epochal and cultural event that is 1984 in all its aspects: its roots in the utopian and dystopian literature that preceded it; the personal experiences in wartime Britain that Orwell drew on as he struggled to finish his masterpiece in his dying days; and the political and cultural phenomena that the novel ignited at once upon publication and that, far from subsiding, have only grown over the decades. It explains how fiction history informs fiction and how fiction explains history.

    Regular price: $10.90

    • Inside the Kingdom

    • By: Robert Lacey
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 15 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Saudi Arabia is a country defined by paradox: it sits atop some of the richest oil deposits in the world, and yet the country's roiling disaffection produced 16 of the 19 hijackers on 9/11. It is a modern state, driven by contemporary technology, and yet its powerful religious establishment would have its customs and practices rolled back to match those of the Prophet Muhammad over a thousand years ago.

    Regular price: $27.27

    • Love from Boy

    • Roald Dahl's Letters to his Mother
    • By: Donald Sturrock
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott, Thomas Judd
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    'Dear Mama, I am having a lovely time here. We play football every day here. The beds have no springs....' So begins the first letter that nine-year-old Roald Dahl penned to his mother, Sofie Magdalene, under the watchful eye of his boarding school headmaster. For most of his life, Roald Dahl would continue to write weekly letters to his mother, chronicling his adventures, frustrations and opinions, from the delights of childhood to the excitements of flying as a World War II fighter pilot....

    Regular price: $26.64