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    • Lord of the World

    • By: Robert Hugh Benson
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 83

    Secular humanism has triumphed. Everything the late Victorians and Edwardians believed would bring human happiness has been achieved: Technology has made it so no one needs to work for a living, the social sciences ensure a smooth-running social order, and, in the name of tolerance, religious beliefs have been uprooted and eliminated except for a single holdout - a largely discredited and rapidly shrinking Catholic Church. Yet people are unhappy.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • worth a look

    • By A. Moran on 05-07-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • The Great Ghost Story Collection

    • Over 40 Spooky Tales
    • By: Richard Middleton, Hugh Walpole, E. F. Benson, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    A spectacular collection of classic ghost stories from some of the masters of spooky fiction. 'On the Brighton Road' by Richard Middleton; 'A Ghost Story' by Mark Twain; 'The Everlasting Club' by Arthur Gray; 'The Snow' by Hugh Walpole; 'Rose Rose' by Barry Pain; 'The Ghost Ship' by Richard Middleton; 'The Bus Conductor' by E. F. Benson; 'The Tarn' by Hugh Walpole; 'The Diary of Mr. Poynter' by M. R. James.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sound Quality is Too Soft

    • By ME2018 on 03-17-17

    Regular price: $95.94

    • The Watcher

    • By: Robert Hugh Benson
    • Narrated by: Glenn Hascall
    • Length: 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
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      3 out of 5 stars 2
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    When a priest confesses to a friend you have to believe it means something. The act of taking a life is no small matter, and the priest understands this in a very vivid way. Hear this confession narrated by Glenn Hascall.

    Regular price: $4.87

    • Il Baronetto vagabondo

    • By: Robert Hugh Benson
    • Narrated by: Silvia Cecchini
    • Length: 9 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Il titolo originale di questo libro "None Other Gods" indica già che il romanzo è la storia di una conversione. Nel libro si tratta della conversione di un rampollo della nobiltà inglese a una vita in povertà (con un rosario in mano); nella vita dell'autore si tratta della sua conversione dal protestantesimo (fu arcivescovo di Canterbury) al Cattolicesimo.

    Regular price: $4.18

    • Il signore del mondo

    • By: Robert Hugh Benson
    • Narrated by: Silvia Cecchini
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Il signore del mondo", pubblicato nel 1907 e scritto dal vescovo cattolico inglese Robert Hugh Benson è effettivamente, come da lui stesso affermato nella sua prefazione, per vari aspetti, un libro sconcertante. Anche se il tessuto narrativo non ha lo spessore del capolavoro letterario, è innegabile che quest'opera colpisce perché sembra scritta da qualcuno che (dettagli tecnologici a parte) abbia potuto gettare uno sguardo sul nostro mondo globalizzato, e vedere il progressivo arrendersi dell'umanità al disumano progetto totalitarista e materialista che lo sta fagocitando.

    Regular price: $6.09

    • The Watcher

    • By: Robert Hugh Benson
    • Narrated by: Mike Vendetti
    • Length: 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Robert Hugh Benson, a Catholic priest wrote this short story of the taking the life of a songbird, and the vision that accompanied it.

    Regular price: $4.87