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    • The Girl Who Couldn't Read

    • By: John Harding
    • Narrated by: William Roberts
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    New England, 1890. Doctor John Shepherd arrives at a women's mental hospital to begin work as assistant to the owner. As Shepherd struggles to conceal his secrets, he finds the asylum has plenty of its own. Intrigued by a girl who is fascinated by books but cannot read, Shepherd embarks upon an experiment to help her. In this chilling literary thriller everyone has something to hide and no one is what they seem.

    Regular price: $20.03

    • Florence and Giles

    • By: John Harding
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 8 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24

    A gripping gothic page-turner told in a startlingly different and wonderfully captivating voice. In a remote and crumbling New England mansion, 12-year-old orphan Florence is neglected by her guardian uncle and banned from reading. Left to her own devices she devours books in secret and talks to herself in a unique language of her own invention. By night, she sleepwalks the corridors and is troubled by a recurrent dream in which a mysterious woman appears to threaten her younger brother Giles.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • "Turn of the Screw" meets "The Bad Seed"

    • By John S. on 04-28-13

    Regular price: $19.18

    • One Big Damn Puzzler

    • By: John Harding
    • Narrated by: Peter Brooke
    • Length: 18 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    On a remote South Pacific island, the struggles of an elderly tribesman to translate Hamlet into local pidgin English are interrupted by the arrival of an unexpected visitor. William Hardt is an obsessive young American lawyer who has come to help. From that moment on, nothing will ever be the same - for what (and who) William finds on the island will challenge both his and our notions about love, life, and even death.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Is be or is be not?

    • By Joshua Kring on 08-16-14

    Regular price: $32.42