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    • Cloud Atlas

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Scott Brick, Cassandra Campbell, Kim Mai Guest, and others
    • Length: 19 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5,157
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,150
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4,169

    A reluctant voyager crossing the Pacific in 1850; a disinherited composer blagging a precarious livelihood in between-the-wars Belgium; a high-minded journalist in Governor Reagan's California; a vanity publisher fleeing his gangland creditors; a genetically modified "dinery server" on death-row; and Zachry, a young Pacific Islander witnessing the nightfall of science and civilisation: the narrators of Cloud Atlas hear each other's echoes down the corridor of history.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I laughed often with the kindly Mr. Cavendish

    • By Aaron on 08-23-12

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Bone Clocks

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Jessica Ball, Leon Williams, Colin Mace, and others
    • Length: 24 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,227
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,894
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2,906

    Following a scalding row with her mother, 15-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on her old life. But Holly is no typical teenage runaway: A sensitive child once contacted by voices she knew only as "the radio people," Holly is a lightning rod for psychic phenomena. Now, as she wanders deeper into the English countryside, visions and coincidences reorder her reality until they assume the aura of a nightmare brought to life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a masterful writer, an uneven narration

    • By S. Weaver on 11-13-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Slade House

    • A Novel
    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Thomas Judd, Tania Rodrigues
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 925
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 857
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 853

    Down the road from a working-class British pub, along the brick wall of a narrow alley, if the conditions are exactly right, you'll find the entrance to Slade House. A stranger will greet you by name and invite you inside. At first, you won't want to leave. Later, you'll find that you can't. Every nine years, the house's residents - an odd brother and sister - extend a unique invitation to someone who's different or lonely: a precocious teenager, a recently divorced policeman, a shy college student. But what really goes on inside Slade House? For those who find out, it's already too late....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gotta love David Mitchell

    • By S. Weaver on 12-06-15

    Regular price: $24.50

    • David Mitchell: Back Story

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: David Mitchell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 907
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 845
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 835

    David Mitchell, who you may know for his inappropriate anger on every TV panel show except Never Mind the Buzzcocks, his look of permanent discomfort on C4 sex comedy Peep Show, his online commenter-baiting in The Observer or just for wearing a stick-on moustache in That Mitchell and Webb Look, has written a book about his life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the Funniest, Clever Brits around

    • By Delia on 08-30-13

    Regular price: $16.77

    • Black Swan Green

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 607
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 372
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 374

    From award-winning writer David Mitchell comes a sinewy, meditative novel of boyhood on the cusp of adulthood and the old on the cusp of the new. Black Swan Green tracks a single year in what is, for 13-year-old Jason Taylor, the sleepiest village in muddiest Worcestershire in dying Cold War England, 1982. But the 13 chapters, each a short story in its own right, create an exquisitely observed world that is anything but sleepy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great intro to Mitchell's world: Black Swan Green

    • By Leslie on 11-09-14

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Aris, Paula Wilcox
    • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,999
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,179
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,180

    In 1799, the artificial island of Dejima lies in Nagasaki Harbor as Japan’s outpost for the Dutch East Indies Company. There, Jacob de Zoet has come to make a fortune large enough to return to Holland and marry the woman he loves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Less about the arrival more about the ride

    • By Kindle Customer on 10-26-12

    Regular price: $38.49

    • Cloud Atlas

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Garrick Hagon, Jeff Harding, Steve Hodson, and others
    • Length: 21 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    Cloud Atlas features six characters in interlocking stories, each interrupting the one before it: a reluctant voyager crossing the Pacific in 1850; a disinherited composer blagging a precarious livelihood in between-the-wars Belgium; a high-minded journalist in Governor Reagan's California; a vanity publisher fleeing his gangland creditors; a genetically modified dinery server on death row; and Zachry, a young Pacific islander witnessing the nightfall of science and civilisation.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic Story, Brilliantly Narrated

    • By Judy Engela on 08-19-18

    Regular price: $21.31

    • How to Cope with Mitchell and Webb

    • By: David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Narrated by: David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 162
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129

    David Mitchell and Robert Webb tackle various subject matters in a How to Cope with... guide, talking you through every day scenarios and situations. The subject matters discussed are How to Cope with... Being Normal; Pubs; Being Dumped, Parts 1 and 2; Coffee; Malmaison Hotels; Nudists; The Smoking Ban; Actors; Servants; and Getting Older.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dazzlingly Funny!

    • By Gwynne O'Reagan on 11-06-09

    Regular price: $2.06

    • That Mitchell and Webb Sound: Radio Series 1

    • By: David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Narrated by: David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 174
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173

    More sketches from the inside-out world of David Mitchell and Robert Webb, including what James Bond is really like as a party guest, and the rather too exciting world of Rabbit Newsnight. Their distinctive and lopsided view of the world includes the worst possible name for a dry cleaning shop; the brave and dangerous work of Hairdressers Sans Frontiers; and the tragic consequences when a stray piece of ham goes unchecked.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I love this duo

    • By Christopher Murphy on 03-28-12

    Regular price: $15.49

    • That Mitchell and Webb Sound: Radio Series 5

    • By: David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Narrated by: David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    Comedy from the lopsided world of David Mitchell and Robert Webb, with Olivia Colman and James Bachman. The radio sketch series which spawned BBC TV’s That Mitchell and Webb Look returns with five brand new episodes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Never leaves my devices

    • By Scott Erickson on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Ghostwritten

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: William Rycroft
    • Length: 15 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 416
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 372
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 371

    Oblivious to the bizarre ways in which their lives intersect, nine characters - a terrorist in Okinawa, a record-shop clerk in Tokyo, a money-laundering British financier in Hong Kong, an old woman running a tea shack in China, a transmigrating "noncorpum" entity seeking a human host in Mongolia, a gallery-attendant-cum-art-thief in Petersburg, a drummer in London, a female physicist in Ireland, and a radio deejay in New York - hurtle toward a shared destiny of astonishing impact.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Journeys of connectedness

    • By Ryan on 07-27-13

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8

    • A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism
    • By: Naoki Higashida, KA Yoshida - translator, David Mitchell - translator
    • Narrated by: David Mitchell, Thomas Judd
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    The author of the best-selling phenomenon The Reason I Jump returns with a unique memoir about life as a young adult with severe autism. With an introduction by David Mitchell, who translated this book with his wife, KA Yoshida, this extraordinary new work explores education, identity, family, society, and personal growth, opening a window into the mind of its nonverbal author and providing remarkable insights into autism in general.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Gracefully written with insightful observations

    • By Diana on 12-19-17

    Regular price: $12.60

    • The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Aris, Paula Wilcox
    • Length: 18 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    Imagine a nation banishing the outside world for two centuries, forbidding its subjects to leave its shores on pain of death, and harbouring a deep mistrust of European ideas.

    Set in Japan in 1799, a young Dutch clerk, Jacob de Zoet, is about to embark on a strange adventure of duplicity, love, and murder - and all the while the axis of global power is turning.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyed this immensely

    • By Rattle on 05-31-17

    Regular price: $26.64

    • Number9Dream

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: William Rycroft
    • Length: 16 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 221
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 208

    In outward form, Number9Dream is a Dickensian coming-of-age journey: Young dreamer Eiji Miyake, from remote rural Japan, thrust out on his own by his sister's death and his mother's breakdown, comes to Tokyo in pursuit of the father who abandoned him. Stumbling around this strange, awesome city, he trips over and crosses - through a hidden destiny or just monstrously bad luck - a number of its secret power centers. Suddenly, the riddle of his father's identity becomes just one of the increasingly urgent questions Eiji must answer.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Ah! böwakawa poussé, poussé

    • By Darwin8u on 06-03-13

    Regular price: $34.99

    • That Mitchell and Webb Sound: Radio Series 2

    • By: David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Narrated by: David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 110

    Starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb, from Channel 4's "Peep Show", That Mitchell and Webb Sound is a hilarious mix of satirical sketches and surreal characters that provides a fantastically skewed perspective on everyday life. Meet soporific late-night DJ Adrian Locket; Peter and Ted, commentators who reveal the murky underside of the snooker world; crime fighter Angel Summoner and his redundant sidekick BMX Bandit; and the obnoxious, incredibly posh person who is still unaccountably a waiter.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • That Mitchell and Webb Sound It is very good

    • By Cooper & Carter Levine on 11-16-16

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Cloud Atlas

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith, Charles Collingwood, Jane Collingwood
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31

    A reluctant voyager crossing the Pacific in 1850; a disinherited composer blagging a precarious livelihood in between-the-wars Belgium; a high-minded journalist in Governor Reagan's California; a vanity publisher fleeing his gangland creditors; a genetically modified 'dinery server' on death-row; and Zachry, a young Pacific Islander witnessing the nightfall of science and civilisation....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Many stories all join together

    • By Gail on 11-17-11

    Regular price: $10.84

    • The Service of the Sword

    • Worlds of Honor #4
    • By: David Weber, Jane Lindskold, Timothy Zahn, and others
    • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins, Khristine Hvam, Allyson Johnson, and others
    • Length: 22 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 289
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 292

    Readers and listeners can't get enough of Honor Harrington and her world, and here David Weber is again, accompanied by some of the top science fiction writers in the field - including John Ringo, Eric Flint, Timothy Zahn and Weber himself - with new adventures of the best starship commander in the galaxy, and explorations of previously uncharted corners of her universe. It's a party - and you're invited!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another great Honorverse book

    • By Jean on 04-13-13

    Regular price: $34.95

    • That Mitchell and Webb Sound: Radio Series 3

    • By: David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Narrated by: David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    Mitchell and Webb return to their radio roots, and this third fantastic series finds them in their finest-ever sketch-show form.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Comedy

    • By Cooper & Carter Levine on 08-17-18

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Mock the Week: Too Hot for TV 3

    • By: Dara O'Briain, Hugh Dennis, Ed Byrne, and others
    • Narrated by: Dara O'Briain, Hugh Dennis, Ed Byrne, and others
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Without the TV censors knife, here is more comedy from the irascible team that put the smut back into TV. With the addition of Ed Byrne, Rhod Gilbert, and David Mitchell.

    Regular price: $7.22

    • That Mitchell and Webb Sound: Radio Series 4

    • By: David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Narrated by: David Mitchell, Robert Webb
    • Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124

    The fourth BBC 4 radio series starring David Mitchell and Robert Webb. The pair have also starred in Channel 4's Peep Show and won numerous BAFTAS, national comedy awards and Chortle awards. Sketches and biting satire are featured, with a cast of four, including David and Robert, performing in front of a live audience. Topics covered in previous series have included 'Numberwang', 'Big Talk', 'Dinner Guests' and the snooker commentators.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic

    • By Geoff in London on 03-13-15

    Regular price: $15.49

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