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    • Winter

    • By: Christopher Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Julia Franklin, Judith Boyd, Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    A poignant imagining of Thomas Hardy’s relationship with his last muse. A celebrated author, in the winter of his life, awaits a visit from a beautiful young actress – the leading lady in a staging of his most famous tragedy. But his wife is troubled. An anxious and sickly woman, she watches the growing intimacy between her husband and the young woman, and becomes tormented by the idea that they will betray her.

    Regular price: $20.50

    • The Elephant Keeper

    • By: Christopher Nicholson
    • Narrated by: Roger May
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    In the middle of the 18th century, a ship docks at Bristol with an extraordinary cargo: two young elephants. Bought by a wealthy landowner, they are taken to his estate in the English countryside. A stable boy, Tom Page, is given the task of caring for them. The Elephant Keeper is Tom's account of his life with the elephants.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Loving portrayal of devoted UK elephant & keeper

    • By Leslie Grey McCawley on 12-10-10

    Regular price: $21.81