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    • The Citadel

    • By: A J Cronin
    • Narrated by: Franklin Engelmann
    • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    New doctor Andrew Manson looks forward to his post in a Welsh mining community, but he finds practicing medicine in such primitive conditions very different from his training. He makes friends, but also enemies. First published in 1937, this book was groundbreaking in its treatment of the contentious theme of medical ethics. It is credited with laying the foundation in Great Britain for the introduction of the Nation Health Service a decade later.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Incredibly bad recording

    • By Achlasaba on 10-24-10

    Regular price: $25.08

    • Dr Finlay: Adventures of a Black Bag

    • By: A.J. Cronin
    • Narrated by: David Ashton, Phyllis Logan, David Tennant, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    John Gordon Sinclair stars as Scotland's most celebrated doctor in six BBC Radio full-cast dramatisations. When Dr Cameron gets called in to see a patient, he doesn't expect it to be his new partner Dr Finlay. But the new doctor is full of surprises: caring, stubborn, idealistic and clever, Finlay might have been welcomed to the practice with a black eye but he proves to be more than a match for the local residents.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • The Judas Tree

    • By: A J Cronin
    • Narrated by: Stephen Jack
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    David Moray, a Scottish doctor living in retirement in Switzerland, is haunted by the memory of a woman he once loved but wronged. He returns home to find her, but she has died. Instead, he meets her daughter, Kathy, and their friendship evolves into something more. Not believing he can have a life with Kathy, however, David decides to marry another woman, a countess. The betrayal has terrible consequences.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Snobbery, Weakness, Betrayal

    • By S. Lev-Ami on 10-14-10

    Regular price: $20.72

    • The Stars Look Down

    • By: A. J. Cronin
    • Narrated by: Arthur Blake
    • Length: 27 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Set in the north of England at the turn of the century, this novel focuses on the lives and times of the people who lived there, describing the suffering of the miners and the advent of World War I.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A True Epic Novel

    • By S. Lev-Ami on 10-14-10

    Regular price: $15.59

    • Dr Finlay: Further Adventures of a Black Bag

    • By: A. J. Cronin
    • Narrated by: David Ashton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    John Gordon Sinclair stars as Scotland's most celebrated doctor in six more BBC Radio dramatisations. Dr Finlay is back with his black bag, ready to remedy all manner of ailments suffered by his patients in the Scottish Highland town of Levenford. In "The Catch", Finlay moons over Nurse Angus while Dr Cameron gets two arch enemies to look after each other. Scarlet fever hits Levenford in "The Fever" and Finlay decides to do a little investigative work - with disastrous results.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Dr Finlay's Casebook

    • By: A. J. Cronin
    • Narrated by: Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    The original stories featuring A. J. Cronin's much-loved Scottish country doctor. Dr Finlay's Casebook brings together Adventures of a Black Bag and Dr Finlay of Tannochbrae, A. J. Cronin's two hugely popular collections. Set in and around the fictional Scottish town of Levenford and village of Tannochbrae during the interwar years, the stories found here are heartwarming, funny and touching, full of fascinating characters and unforgettable encounters.

    Regular price: $28.91