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    • Ferdinand Magellan

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Frances Jeater
    • Length: 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    This is a story from the Great Explorers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Lewis & Clark

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Frances Jeater, Sam Dastor, Kerry Shale
    • Length: 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This is a story from the Great Explorers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Captain Cook

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Frances Jeater, Sam Dastor, Kerry Shale
    • Length: 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    This is a story from the Great Explorers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Livingstone & Stanley

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Frances Jeater, Sam Dastor, Kerry Shale
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    This is a story from the Great Explorers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Adventures of Robin Hood

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Clive Swift
    • Length: 1 hr and 41 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    The shadowy figure of Robin Hood has been central to English folklore for centuries. Through time he has become the legendary English hero - living a life of splendid ease in the green wood, stealing from the rich to give to the poor, and vanquishing injustice in the shape of Prince John and the evil Sheriff of Nottingham. And this is how we present him in a collection of the best known stories.

    Regular price: $9.22

    • Samson & Delilah

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Kerry Shale
    • Length: 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    This is a story from the Moses and Other Stories from the Old Testament collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Vasco da Gama

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Frances Jeater
    • Length: 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    This is a story from the Great Explorers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • English Fairy Tales

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Johnny Morris
    • Length: 1 hr and 51 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    The English writer and scholar Joseph Jacobs travelled the land collecting and recording every traditional English story he could find. Many of these stories are similar to well-known European stories but the English tales have a distinctive wit and humour of their very own.

    Regular price: $9.22

    • Great Scientists and Their Discoveries

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames, Clare Corbett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    Nine remarkable men produced inventions that changed the world. The printing press, the telephone, powered flight, recording and others have made the modern world what it is. But who were the men who had these ideas and made reality of them? As David Angus shows, they were very different - quiet, boisterous, confident, withdrawn - but all had a moment of vision allied to single-minded determination to battle through numerous prototypes and produced something that really worked. This is a fascinating account for younger listeners.

    Regular price: $12.59

    • The Vikings

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Joe Marsh
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Between the 8th and 11th centuries, Vikings stormed out of their Scandinavian homelands to raid and loot along the coasts of Europe. In old Norse, to "go viking" meant to take to sea in a long ship for an adventure. Sometimes this was a trading trip, sometimes a piratical raid. Often it was both. Explorers and traders, warriors and poets, they ranged between Byzantium in the south and ventured as far as Iceland and even North America. Their fame lives on.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding!

    • By Elizabeth Kraatz on 02-09-15

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Great Men and Women in the History of Medicine

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 2 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    With the growth of civilization came more scientific methods, generally discovered by significant individuals. This informative and entertaining audiobook presents the major figures in the history of medicine, from Hippocrates in Ancient Greece to the Roman doctor Galen and the medieval abbess Hildegard of Bingen. It also explores the Arabs Ibn Sina and Al-Razi and the start of major anatomical investigations during the Renaissance by Andreas Vesalius.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Quick overview

    • By C. Parks, Los Angeles on 12-17-14

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Swan Lake

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    This is a story from the Ballet Stories collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Ibn Battuta

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Frances Jeater, Sam Dastor, Kerry Shale
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    This is a story from the Great Explorers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Aboriginal Tales

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Stan Pretty
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The world of the Australian Aborigines is so full of extraordinary force and beauty that the idea of natural miracles, or what we might call magic, can seem quite normal. So natural magic figures very strongly in their stories, and in their lives. However as people are part of nature too, selfishness, greed, jealousy; also love, courage and a sense of humour are readily described in nature just as in men and women.

    Regular price: $7.45

    • The Story of the Nutcracker (from the Naxos Audiobook 'A Family Christmas')

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Little Clara, her brother Fritz, the giving of presents, the Nutcracker soldier, and toys that come to life all form the basis of the story which Tchaikovsky brought to life in one of his finest scores.

    Regular price: $1.89

    • Ballet Stories

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    The magic of ballet is evoked in these enchanting stories presented with many musical excerpts from the works themselves. Jenny Agutter, who before turning to acting was a dancer, presents the stories of two French ballets - Giselle and Coppelia - and the three great ballets by Tchaikovsky, in engaging style. A perfect introduction to the ballet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic!

    • By Megan on 03-11-07

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Great Inventors and Their Inventions

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    Nine remarkable men produced inventions that changed the world. The printing press, the telephone, powered flight, recording, and other innovations have made the modern world what it is. But who had these ideas and made realities of them? As David Angus explains, they were very different: quiet, boisterous, confident, or withdrawn. But all had a moment of vision that they combined with single-minded determination to battle through numerous obstacles and produce something that really worked.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring!

    • By Patty on 02-26-07

    Regular price: $13.95

    • The Apollo Mission to the Moon

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Kerry Shale
    • Length: 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This is a story from the Great Explorers collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Cain & Abel

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Kerry Shale
    • Length: 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This is a story from the Moses and Other Stories from the Old Testament collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Stories from Ancient Egypt

    • By: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Janet Suzman
    • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    These are stories of massive struggles between good and evil, but they are enacted by gods whom the Egyptians thought of as very like themselves, prone to mistakes and a prey to common human failings.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I really enjoyed this audiobook.

    • By Michael L Shepherd on 04-28-17

    Regular price: $7.22

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