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    • To Capture What We Cannot Keep

    • A Novel
    • By: Beatrice Colin
    • Narrated by: Polly Stone
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 141

    In February 1887, Caitriona Wallace and Émile Nouguier meet in a hot air balloon, floating high above Paris--a moment of pure possibility. But back on firm ground, their vastly different social strata become clear. Cait is a widow who because of her precarious financial situation is forced to chaperone two wealthy Scottish charges. Émile is expected to take on the bourgeois stability of his family's business and choose a suitable wife.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it!

    • By Suzanne Kelman on 05-25-17

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Glimmer Palace

    • By: Beatrice Colin
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
    • Length: 14 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    In the tradition of Michel Faber and Sarah Waters, a literary historical novel about an orphan girl's journey from poverty to film stardom, set against the grand backdrop of World War I Berlin, the cabaret era, the run-up to World War II, and the innovations in art and industry that accompanied it all.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Depressing

    • By Jill on 06-12-09

    Regular price: $28.00

    • To Capture What We Cannot Keep

    • By: Beatrice Colin
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Strevens
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In February 1887, Caitriona Wallace and Emile Nouguier meet in a hot air balloon, floating high above Paris. But back on firm ground, their vastly different social strata becomes clear. Cait is a widow, forced to chaperone two wealthy Scottish charges. Emile is expected to take on the bourgeois stability of his family's business and choose a suitable wife. As the Eiffel Tower rises, a marvel of steel and air and light, Cait and Emile must decide what their love is worth.

    Regular price: $21.37

    • The Luminous Life of Lilly Aphodite

    • By: Beatrice Colin
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The debauched celebration of the cabaret era. The magical ascent of cinema. The deprivations of World War I and the build up to World War II. Set against the rise and fall of Berlin and the innovations in art that accompanied it, The Luminous Life of Lilly Aphrodite brilliantly weaves together the story of orphan girl Lilly Nelly Aphrodite's remarkable journey from poverty to film stardom.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Angela's Ashes of between wars Berlin

    • By Lesley on 04-18-10

    Regular price: $36.97