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    • Frankenstein (Dramatized)

    • By: Mary Shelley, Jonathan Barnes
    • Narrated by: Arthur Darvill, Nicholas Briggs, Geoffrey Beevers, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    When the crew of the Oceanus rescued a man close to death, its captain could barely have guessed at the incredible story that man would come to share. This is the story of Victor Frankenstein: a man obsessed with discovering the secret of life and cheating death; a man who brings to life to a body built from corpses; and a man who rejects this would-be child.... Soon Victor and his creature are entangled in a dangerous game of cat and mouse across Europe. But who is truly the monster?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • should not be considered unabridged

    • By Geoffrey on 08-09-16

    Regular price: $41.32

    • The Somnambulist

    • By: Jonathan Barnes
    • Narrated by: John Curless
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 77
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 37

    Once the toast of good society in Victoria's England, the extraordinary conjurer Edward Moon no longer commands the respect that he did in earlier times. Still, each night he returns to the stage of his theater to amaze his devoted, albeit dwindling, audience, aided by his partner, the Somnambulist - a silent, hairless, hulking giant who, when stabbed, does not bleed. But these are strange, strange times in England, with the oddest of sorts prowling London's dank underbelly.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disturbing ending

    • By Tanya Bumstead on 04-15-15

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Dracula

    • By: Bram Stoker, Jonathan Barnes
    • Narrated by: Mark Gatiss, Joseph Kloska, Deirdre Mullins, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    When a young solicitor, Jonathan Harker, visits the heart of Transylvania - ostensibly to meet reclusive nobleman Count Dracula - he cannot begin to imagine what horrors might lie in store for him there...or the chain of events he will set in motion at Castle Dracula. Soon, Dracula's bloodlust spreads to England's shores, and Harker's fiancée, Mina Murray, becomes embroiled in his affairs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's lovely

    • By theamazingcatherine on 01-27-18

    Regular price: $42.63

    • Aristotle

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Jonathan Barnes
    • Narrated by: Phil Holland
    • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    The influence of Aristotle, the prince of philosophers, on the intellectual history of the West is second to none. In this audiobook, Jonathan Barnes examines Aristotle's scientific researches, his discoveries in logic and his metaphysical theories, his work in psychology and in ethics and politics, and his ideas about art and poetry, placing his teachings in their historical context.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • For The Love of Knowledge

    • By Marcus on 06-14-15

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Jago & Litefoot Series 1

    • By: Alan Barnes, Jonathan Morris, Andy Lane, and others
    • Narrated by: Christopher Benjamin, Trevor Baxter, Conrad Asquith, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    The continuing adventures of Henry Gordon Jago and George Litefoot, characters first introduced on television in Doctor Who: The Talons of Weng-Chiang (1977), who have become Infernal Investigators, solving mysteries involving paranormal or alien phenomena in 1880s London.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous Fiction Never Fared So Well

    • By Eli Simmons on 07-20-18

    Regular price: $61.97

    • Sherlock Holmes - The Ordeals of Sherlock Holmes

    • By: Jonathan Barnes
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Briggs, Richard Earl
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 31

    Four decades. Four cases. One solution. From the plains of Afghanistan to the alleyways of Victorian London, from the dark heart of the English countryside to the ruin of Europe after the Great War, join Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson in a quartet of astonishing new investigations which span their lifelong friendship and beyond....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • WE ARE SO ACCUSTOMED TO HIS SUCCESSES, HOWEVER…..

    • By Lanna S. Seuret on 01-22-16

    Regular price: $42.63

    • Sherlock Holmes - The Adventure of the Perfidious Mariner

    • By: Jonathan Barnes
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Briggs, Richard Earl, Michael Maloney, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 8

    It is the long, oppressive summer of 1912. Four months ago the RMS Titanic was lost to the Atlantic. In Europe the drumbeats of war grow louder. These things have yet to touch Mr. Sherlock Holmes who, estranged from Dr. Watson, lives in reclusive retirement on the South Downs. The world’s foremost criminal investigator has turned his back on the past, hiding from the world and thinking himself immune to its excesses.

    Regular price: $18.58

    • Charlotte Pollard Series 01

    • By: Jonathan Barnes, Matt Fitton
    • Narrated by: India Fisher, Michael Maloney, Anneke Wills, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    Charlotte Pollard's adventures are over. She escaped death aboard the R101 and travelled in time and space - but now in the service of the monolithic, unknowable Viyrans, their unending mission is stifling her. An encounter with would-be adventurer Robert Buchan near the mysterious Ever-and-Ever-Prolixity provides the opportunity Charley needs for escape.... So the adventuress is abroad once more, meeting a lost expedition in uncharted forests, solving enigmas and hoping beyond hope to see the people she misses most: her family.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thank you, Big Finish, for bringing back Charley!

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-24-17

    Regular price: $42.63

    • The Domino Men

    • By: Jonathan Barnes
    • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Jonathan Barnes, a shining new talent in the UK, intrigues listeners with his "wonderfully original concoction[s] of grotesque humour and sparkling prose" ( Guardian) - providing a literary "cabinet stuffed with curiosities" ( Observer). In The Domino Men, an ordinary office-working Brit discovers that he may be destined to wipe out the wicked House of Windsor.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • excellent creepy modern fantasy.

    • By Andrew on 01-02-13

    Regular price: $25.86