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    • Bitter Orange

    • By: Claire Fuller
    • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 88

    From the attic of Lyntons, a dilapidated English country mansion, Frances Jellico sees them - Cara first - dark and beautiful - then Peter - striking and serious. The couple is spending the summer of 1969 in the rooms below hers while Frances is researching the architecture in the surrounding gardens. But she's distracted. Beneath a floorboard in her bathroom, she finds a peephole that gives her access to her neighbors’ private lives. 

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • an odd book to review.....perfect title

    • By j phillips on 11-21-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Swimming Lessons

    • By: Claire Fuller
    • Narrated by: Rachel Atkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 276
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 254
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 253

    Ingrid Coleman writes letters to her husband, Gil, about the truth of their marriage, but instead of giving them to him, she hides each in the thousands of books he has collected over the years. When Ingrid has written her final letter, she disappears from a Dorset beach, leaving behind her beautiful but dilapidated house by the sea, her husband, and her two daughters, Flora and Nan. Twelve years after her disappearance, Gil thinks he sees Ingrid from a bookshop window.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A penetrating examination of identity and marriage

    • By S. Yates on 02-28-18

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Our Endless Numbered Days

    • By: Claire Fuller
    • Narrated by: Eilidh L. Beaton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 134
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 111
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 111

    1976: Peggy Hillcoat is eight. She spends her summer camping with her father, playing her beloved record of The Railway Children, and listening to her mother's grand piano, but her pretty life is about to change. Her survivalist father, who has been stockpiling provisions for the end, which is surely coming soon, takes her from London to a cabin in a remote European forest. There he tells Peggy the rest of the world has disappeared.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Disturbing and compelling

    • By RueRue on 07-18-15

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Bitter Orange

    • By: Claire Fuller
    • Narrated by: Rachel Bavidge
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    From the attic of a dilapidated English country house, she sees them - Cara first: dark and beautiful, clinging to a marble fountain of Cupid, and Peter, an Apollo. It is 1969, and they are spending the summer in the rooms below hers while Frances writes a report on the follies in the garden for the absent American owner. But she is distracted. Beneath a floorboard in her bathroom, she discovers a peephole which gives her access to her neighbours' private lives. 

    Regular price: $21.81

    • Eine englische Ehe

    • By: Claire Fuller
    • Narrated by: Heikko Deutschmann, Leslie Malton
    • Length: 9 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Eigentlich hatte sie andere Pläne. Ein selbstbestimmtes Leben, Reisen, vielleicht eine Karriere als Schriftstellerin. Doch Ingrid wirft alles über Bord, als sie sich in ihren Literaturprofessor Gil Coleman verliebt und von ihm schwanger wird. Gil liebt seine junge Frau, und dennoch betrügt er sie, lässt sie viel zu oft mit den Kindern in dem kleinen Ort an der englischen Küste allein. In ihren schlaflosen Nächten beginnt Ingrid, Gil heimlich Briefe zu schreiben.

    Regular price: $11.80