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  • The Heart of Midlothian (Adaptation) | Walter Scott,Margaret Elphinstone

    The Heart of Midlothian (Adaptation)

    • ABRIDGED (40 mins)
    • By Walter Scott, Margaret Elphinstone
    • Narrated By Gavin Wilson
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    Edinburgh, 1736. In the town’s grim prison, the Heart of Midlothian, two prisoners await execution. Captain Porteous of the Town Guard has been sentenced to death for ordering his soldiers to open fire on Edinburgh citizens. He hopes for reprieve. The people want revenge. Effie Deans, wrongly accused of killing her newborn baby, will die unless her sister, Jeanie, tells a lie. Jeanie, determined to save her sister, makes a terrifying journey as Effie’s life hangs in the balance.

  • Robinson Crusoe | Daniel Defoe,Margaret Elphinstone

    Robinson Crusoe

    • ABRIDGED (42 mins)
    • By Daniel Defoe, Margaret Elphinstone
    • Narrated By Jonathan Vickers
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    Running away to sea brings adventure and wealth, but then come shipwreck and a desperate struggle for survival. Defying his parents, Robinson Crusoe goes to sea. He is captured by pirates but escapes to Brazil. He makes a fortune using slave labour to grow tobacco and sugar. He sails to Africa to bring back more slaves but is shipwrecked on an uninhabited island. Everyone else is drowned. For more than twenty years, he lives alone. He learns to hunt and fish and make shelter.

  • Gato | Margaret Elphinstone

    Gato

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 22 mins)
    • By Margaret Elphinstone
    • Narrated By Joolz Denby
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    An unusual love story set in the Middle Ages, Gato is the story of a young child brought up in a mill. The quiet hardworking lives of the people at the mill are disturbed by the arrival of a wandering Spanish friar. What is going on between the miller and his wife, and the friar? The child at the centre of the story tries to understand.The only creatures the child is close to are the mill cats. After the friar's stay, there is always one called Gato, Spanish for "cat".

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