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    • The History of English Literature

    • By: Perry Keenlyside
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 62
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      4 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 17

    English literature may very well be the greatest body of imaginative writing the world has yet seen. The human experience has been understood, interpreted, and conveyed by writers of genius in a tradition stretching through six or more centuries, from Chaucer to Philip Larking, from Defoe to William Golding.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Avoid

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-16-11

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    • A Musical Biography
    • By: Perry Keenlyside
    • Narrated by: Nigel Anthony, Paul Rhys
    • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
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      4 out of 5 stars 26

    This is the poignant and compelling story of perhaps the most naturally gifted musical genius of all time. Copiously illustrated with examples of his music, it tells of Mozart's extraordinary childhood travelling the courts of Europe, and of how, after a brief period of fame in Vienna, his fortunes declined until his early death and last resting place in a pauper's grave.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Beautiful but much too short

    • By Maurizio on 03-08-06

    Regular price: $16.09