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    • The Quiet Girl

    • By: Peter Hoeg
    • Narrated by: James Gale
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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      3 out of 5 stars 76
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      4 out of 5 stars 30
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      3 out of 5 stars 31

    Set in Denmark in the here and now, The Quiet Girl centers around Kaspar Krone, a world-renowned circus clown with a deep love for the music of Johan Sebastian Bach, and an even deeper gambling debt. Wanted for tax evasion and on the verge of extradition, Krone is drafted into the service of a mysterious order of nuns who promise him reprieve from the international authorities in return for his help safeguarding a group of children with mystical abilities - abilities that Krone also shares.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not Up To Usual Standards

    • By Linda Robertson on 11-18-07

    Regular price: $31.93

    • The Woman and the Ape

    • By: Peter Høeg
    • Narrated by: Jenny Sterlin
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Award-winning author Peter Høeg has captured a worldwide audience with his novels of compelling, solitary heroes and powerful landscapes. Smilla’s Sense of Snow received international praise for its subtle emotional nuances and startling visions of the frozen northlands. Now, Høeg turns his attention to England and a wanderer from an even stranger world. Madeline Burden, beautiful wife of a renowned British zoologist, is not surprised when she learns that her husband is holding a stray ape in his laboratory.

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Elephant Keepers' Children

    • By: Peter Høeg, Martin Aitken (translator)
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 13 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
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      4 out of 5 stars 19
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    Told from the perspective of precocious 14-year-old Peter, The Elephant Keepers’ Children is about three siblings and how they deal with life alongside their eccentric parents. Peter’s father is a vicar, his mother an artisan, and both are equally and profoundly devout. The family lives on the fictional island of Finø, where people of all faiths coexist peacefully. Yet nothing is at it seems. When Peter’s parents suddenly go missing, Peter and his siblings fear the worst - has their parents’ relentless quest to boost church attendance finally put them in danger?

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Fräulein Smillas Gespür für Schnee

    • By: Peter Høeg
    • Narrated by: Krista Posch, Matthias Habich, Rosemarie Fendel
    • Length: 1 hr and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Im Kopenhagener Hafen wird ein neunjähriger Junge aufgefunden. Tot. Spuren im Schnee auf dem Dach. Für die Polizei steht die Todesursache fest: Unfall...

    Regular price: $12.49

    • Der Susan-Effekt

    • By: Peter Høeg
    • Narrated by: Sandra Schwittau
    • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      3 out of 5 stars 3

    Neues vom Autor von "Fräulein Smilla". Sie waren eine dänische Vorzeigefamilie, doch jetzt werden sie von der Polizei gesucht: Susan, die Physikerin, Laban, der Komponist, und die beiden 16-jährigen Zwillinge Harald und Thit. Ein hochrangiger Justizbeamter schlägt Susan einen Deal vor. Er wird ihre Familie retten, wenn sie ihm das geheime Protokoll eines wissenschaftlichen Gremiums beschafft, das die Gefahren der Zukunft erforscht. Doch plötzlich kommt ein Gremiummitglied nach dem anderen auf grausame Weise um.

    Regular price: $13.82

    • Das stille Mädchen

    • By: Peter Høeg
    • Narrated by: Max Volkert Martens
    • Length: 8 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In Kopenhagen wird ein kleines Mädchen entführt. Kasper Krone, Zirkusclown, Musiktherapeut und - notorischer Spieler, wird zurate gezogen...

    Regular price: $18.75

    • Der Plan von der Abschaffung des Dunkels

    • By: Peter Høeg
    • Narrated by: Peter Fricke, Sebastian Rudolph, Walter Renneisen
    • Length: 2 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Als er an Biehls Privatschule kommt, hat Peter schon sieben Waisenhäuser und Kinderheime hinter sich. Eigentlich gilt er als minderbegabt und unfähig...

    Regular price: $12.49

    • Die Kinder der Elefantenhüter

    • By: Peter Høeg
    • Narrated by: Matthias Koeberlin
    • Length: 7 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
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    Temporeich und spannend erzählt der 14-jährige Peter die abenteuerliche Geschichte seiner Familie...

    Regular price: $16.07