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    • Imperium

    • A Fiction of the South Seas
    • By: Christian Kracht, Daniel Bowles - translator
    • Narrated by: Fajer Al-Kaisi
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1902, a radical vegetarian and nudist from Nuremberg named August Engelhardt set sail for what was then called the Bismarck Archipelago. His destination: the island Kabakon. His goal: to found a colony based on worship of the sun and coconuts. His malnourished body was found on the beach on Kabakon in 1919; he was 43 years old. Christian Kracht's Imperium uses the outlandish details of Engelhardt's life to craft a fable about the allure of extremism and its fundamental foolishness.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Dead

    • A Novel
    • By: Christian Kracht, Daniel Bowles - translator
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 3 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In Berlin, Germany, in the early 1930s, the acclaimed Swiss film director Emil Nägeli receives the assignment of a lifetime: travel to Japan and make a film to establish the dominance of Adolf Hitler's Nazi empire once and for all. But his handlers are unaware Nägeli has colluded with the Jewish film critics to pursue an alternative objective - to create a monumental, modernist, allegorical spectacle to warn the world of the horror to come. 

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Tomboy

    • By: Thomas Meinecke, Daniel Bowles (translator)
    • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
    • Length: 8 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    To have, to be, and to appear: that is the topic of 24-year-old Vivian’s master’s thesis, an ambitious work that explores the role of gender in social, artistic, and intellectual pursuits. To gather her research, Vivian peppers her friends and classmates with a series of increasingly provocative questions guaranteed to spark the curiosity of anyone who has ever questioned why things are the way they are, particularly regarding the perception of gender between individuals and in society. Adventurous listeners are subsequently led through the same questions by a diverse quintet of characters....

    Regular price: $10.49