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    • The House at Tyneford

    • By: Natasha Solomons
    • Narrated by: Justine Eyre
    • Length: 14 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 769
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 696
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 700

    It’s the spring of 1938 and no longer safe to be a Jew in Vienna. Nineteen-year-old Elise Landau is forced to leave her glittering life of parties and champagne to become a parlor maid in England. She arrives at Tyneford, the great house on the bay, where servants polish silver and serve drinks on the lawn. But war is coming, and the world is changing. When Kit, the son of Tyneford’s master, returns home, he and Elise strike up an unlikely friendship that will transform Tyneford - and Elise - forever. An irresistible World War II story of a forbidden romance in a great English country house.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Highly Recommend This Book

    • By Martha on 09-15-13

    Regular price: $22.65

    • Mr. Rosenblum Dreams in English

    • By: Natasha Solomons
    • Narrated by: James Adams
    • Length: 10 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 52

    At the start of World War II, Jack and Sadie Rosenblum flee Berlin for London with their baby daughter, Elizabeth. Upon arrival, Jack receives a pamphlet from the German Jewish Aid Committee on how to act like a proper Englishman. He follows it to the letter -Saville Row suits, the BBC, trips to Covent Garden, a Jaguar - and it works like a charm. The Rosenblums settle into a prosperous new life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Endearing

    • By Emily on 09-09-11

    Regular price: $22.02

    • House of Gold

    • By: Natasha Solomons
    • Narrated by: Marisa Calin
    • Length: 15 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Vienna, 1911. Greta Goldbaum, 21, moves to England to wed Albert, a distant cousin. The marriage is not a success. Yet, when Albert's mother gives Greta a garden, things at Temple Court begin to change. First, Greta falls in love with her garden, then with England, and finally with her husband. But when World War I sends both Albert and Greta's beloved brother, Otto, to the front lines - one to fight for the Allies, one to fight for the Central Powers - Greta must choose: the family she's created or the one she was forced to leave behind.

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Song of Hartgrove Hall

    • A Novel
    • By: Natasha Solomons
    • Narrated by: James Langton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 54

    New Year's Eve, 1946. Candles flicker, and a gramophone scratches out a tune as guests dance and sip champagne. For one night only, Hartgrove Hall relives better days. Harry Fox-Talbot and his brothers have returned from the war determined to save their once grand home from ruin. But the arrival of beautiful wartime singer Edie Rose tangles the threads of love and duty and leads to a devastating betrayal.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Very disappointing

    • By RueRue on 11-10-16

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Gallery of Vanished Husbands

    • By: Natasha Solomons
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Benjamin
    • Length: 12 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    London, 1958: It’s the eve of the sexual revolution, but in Juliet Montague’s conservative Jewish community where only men can divorce women, she finds herself a living widow, invisible. Ever since her husband disappeared seven years ago, Juliet has been a hardworking single mother of two and unnaturally practical. But on her 30th birthday, that’s all about to change. A wealthy young artist asks to paint her portrait, and Juliet, moved by the powerful desire to be seen, enters into the burgeoning art world of 1960s London, which will bring her fame, fortune, and a lifelong love affair.

    Regular price: $20.76

    • The Novel in the Viola

    • By: Natasha Solomons
    • Narrated by: Clare Corbett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the spring of 1938 Elise Landau arrives at Tyneford, the great house on the bay. A bright young thing from Vienna forced to become a parlourmaid, she knows nothing about England except that she won't like it. As servants polish silver and serve drinks on the lawn, Elise wears her mother's pearls beneath her uniform and causes outrage by dancing with a boy called Kit. But war is coming, and the world is changing. And Elise must change with it. At Tyneford she learns that you can be more than one person. And that you can love more than once.

    Regular price: $21.81

    • The Gallery of Vanished Husbands

    • By: Natasha Solomon
    • Narrated by: Karen Cass
    • Length: 11 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14

    When Juliet Montague's husband disappears, so does she. As far as the conservative Jewish community in which she lives is concerned, she is invisible. She does her best to conform to their rules, but then on her thirtieth birthday she does something unexpected. Instead of the fridge she has scrimped for, she impulsively spends her savings on a portrait of herself.It is the first in a series of portraits that punctuate Juliet's adult life as she joins London's lively post-war art scene and proves to be an astute spotter of talent.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Wondering What It Was About

    • By Martha on 10-10-13

    Regular price: $17.55

    • Mr. Rosenblums liste (Danish Edition)

    • By: Natasha Solomons
    • Narrated by: Louise Herbert
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Kort før Anden Verdenskrig flygter Jack og Sadie Rosenblum med deres lille datter fra Berlin til London. Da de går i land i Harwich, får de udleveret en pamflet fra den Tysk-jødiske hjælpekomite. Den fortæller, hvordan man bliver en rigtig englænder, og Jack følger listen slavisk. Han går i Covent Garden, køber ind i Harrods og taler aldrig tysk, med mindre han en sjælden gang bander. Men trods sin gode vilje møder han et utal af forhindringer.

    Regular price: $23.23