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    • The Last Wild

    • By: Piers Torday
    • Narrated by: Oliver Hembrough
    • Length: 7 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In a world where animals no longer exist, twelve-year-old Kester Jaynes sometimes feels like he hardly exists either. Locked away in a home for troubled children, he's told there's something wrong with him. So when he meets a flock of talking pigeons and a bossy cockroach, Kester thinks he's finally gone crazy. But the animals have something to say. And they need him. The pigeons fly Kester to a wild place where the last creatures in the land have survived.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Wild Beyond

    • By: Piers Torday
    • Narrated by: Oliver Hembrough
    • Length: 10 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    From the winner of The Guardian Children's Fiction Prize comes the final heart-stopping installment of the Dark Wild Trilogy. This is the story of a boy named Kester. He has rescued the last wild animals in the world and saved his capital city from destruction. But now he must face his greatest challenge yet because: 1. The only blue whale on the planet has brought news from across the ocean. 2. A mysterious steel dome has risen from the Four Towers. 3. Out there, somewhere, a brave mouse holds the key to the future....

    Regular price: $13.42

    • The Dark Wild

    • By: Piers Torday
    • Narrated by: Oliver Hembrugh
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Twelve-year-old Kester Jaynes thought he had discovered the last wild animals in the land. He thought his adventure was over. He was wrong. Below the sparkling city of Premium, deep underground, a dark wild remains: animals who believe the time is right to rise up against their human enemies. And soon Kester realizes: he is the only one who can stop them. Kester Jaynes saved the animals. Can he save the humans too?

    Regular price: $32.20

    • The Dark Wild

    • By: Piers Torday
    • Narrated by: Oliver Hembrough
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Twelve-year-old Kester thought he had discovered the last wild animals in the land. He thought his adventure was over. He was wrong. Below the sparkling city of Premium, deep underground, a dark wild remains: Animals who believe the time is right to rise up against their human enemies. And soon Kester realises: He is the only one who can stop them. Kester Jaynes saved the animals. Can he save the humans too?

    Regular price: $13.85

    • The Last Wild

    • By: Piers Torday
    • Narrated by: Oliver Hembrough
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In a world where animals no longer exist, 12-year-old Kester Jaynes sometimes feels like he hardly exists, either. Locked away in a home for troubled children, he's told there's something wrong with him. So when he meets a flock of talking pigeons and a bossy cockroach, Kester thinks he's finally gone a bit mad. But the animals have something to say.... The pigeons fly Kester to a wild place where the last creatures in the land have survived. A wise stag needs Kester's help, and together they must embark on a great journey, joined along the way by an over-enthusiastic wolf cub, a spoilt show cat, a dancing harvest mouse, and a stubborn girl named Polly.

    Regular price: $16.78

    • Death of an Owl

    • By: Paul Torday, Piers Torday
    • Narrated by: Leighton Pugh
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Brought up in Switzerland, the only son of well-to-do parents, Charles Fryerne is somewhat unprepared for the world he meets when he goes up to Oxford University in the early 1980s. There he meets a fascinating social set, including a stellar young playwright, a student dubbed 'the future leader of the Conservative party' and a mercurial figure with ambitions to become the youngest prime minister since Pitt. When they leave university, the characters go their separate ways.

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Aufstand der Tiere (Kester und die Tiere 2)

    • By: Piers Torday
    • Narrated by: Jona Mues
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Abridged
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    Kester lebte in einer Welt, in der fast alle Tiere ausgerottet waren. Bis er die letzten ihrer Art kennenlernte und feststellte, dass er mit ihnen sprechen kann. Und dass es seine Mission ist, sie zu retten. Doch unter den überlebenden Tieren gibt es einige, die sich tödlich an den Menschen rächen wollen. Kann Kester die drohende Verschwörung stoppen?

    Regular price: $12.54

    • Die Große Wildnis (Kester und die Tiere 1)

    • By: Piers Torday
    • Narrated by: Jona Mues
    • Length: 5 hrs and 5 mins
    • Abridged
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    Zauberhaft, herzzerreißend und wunderbar humorvoll. In einer Welt, in der keine Tiere mehr existieren, kommt sich auch der 12-jährige Kester manchmal vor wie der Letzte seiner Art. Zumindest in dem Mentorium für Problemkinder, in dem er lebt und wo alle so tun, als sei mit ihm etwas nicht in Ordnung. Als er dann auf einen Schwarm sprechender Tauben trifft, denkt Kester, jetzt werde er völlig verrückt. Aber diese Tiere haben ihm etwas mitzuteilen...

    Regular price: $12.54