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    • Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    • By: Simon Armitage
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 174

    The famous Middle English poem by an anonymous Northern England poet is beautifully translated by fellow poet Simon Armitage in this edition. "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" narrates in crystalline verse the strange tale of a green knight who rudely interrupts the Round Table festivities one Yuletide, casting a pall of unease over the company and challenging one of their number to a wager.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great original, translation, and reader

    • By Mary on 04-30-08

    Regular price: $45.47

    • Tumtum and Nutmeg

    • By: Emily Bearn
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 128

    Tumtum and Nutmeg is the first of a series of children's books by author Emily Bearn. The book is about Mr and Mrs Nutmouse who live in Nutmouse Hall, situated within the broom cupboard of Rose Cottage. Tumtum and Nutmeg have a wonderful life but the children who live in Rose Cottage, Arthur and Lucy, are miserable. So, one day Tumtum and Nutmeg decide to cheer them up.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable!

    • By Y. Pavlenko on 08-23-17

    Regular price: $9.80

    • Father Brown

    • By: G. K. Chesterton
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    These four stories test Father Brown in many ways, creating headaches a plenty. However, Father Brown is nothing if not redoubtable and whilst Chesterton's stories are, in his own words, "very slight and improbable", his method is all his own. Bill Wallis captures perfectly the mood and tone of Father Brown in this collection.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Short

    • By chambs on 09-22-17

    Regular price: $5.96

    • Tumtum and Nutmeg

    • A Christmas Adventure
    • By: Emily Bearn
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    'Dear Father Christmas, I'm very sorry that you couldn't come last year because the chimney was bricked up. We asked Pa to unblock it, so you could get down this time, but he said he couldn't because the wind would come in and we'd all be very cold.' Christmas is nearing, and for two little mice called Tumtum and Nutmeg it is a very busy time of year. There are cakes to bake and hams to glaze and ants to sugar.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Holiday Magic

    • By Jessica - KaleidoscopesAndPolkaDots.Co on 02-13-18

    Regular price: $7.01

    • Tumtum and Nutmeg: Trouble at Rose Cottage

    • By: Emily Bearn
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 58

    There are some new residents in Rose Cottage. Bits of cake have been eaten, homework has been sabotaged and the doll's house has been trashed. But who are these mysterious intruders? Tumtum and Nutmeg make it their mission to get to the bottom of these unwanted house guests and when they finally uncover the truth the Nutmouses are horrified by what they find...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great performance and a fun story

    • By Joseph Norton on 02-01-18

    Regular price: $9.49

    • Tumtum and Nutmeg

    • A Circus Adventure
    • By: Emily Bearn
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Hidden in the broom cupboard of Rose Cottage is the most delightful little house. Shh, it’s a secret. No one knows it’s there... This is the home of Tumtum and Nutmeg... When General Marchmouse takes Arthur’s toy bus for an adventure he gets a big surprise. A circus has come to town! But there’s more to this travelling troupe than meets the eye...The sixth fantastic 'Tumtum and Nutmeg' story from bestselling author Emily Bearn.

    Regular price: $9.49

    • Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 86
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Horace Rumpole - cigar-smoking, claret-drinking, Wordsworth-spouting defender of some unlikely clients - often speaks of the great murder trial which revealed his talents as an advocate and made his reputation down at the Bailey when he was still a young man. Now, for the first time, the sensational story of the Penge Bungalow Murders case is told in full: how, shortly after the war, Rumpole took on the seemingly impossible task of defending young Simon Jerold.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Finally, the infamous Penge Bungalow Murder!!

    • By Septimus MacGhilleglas on 12-27-10

    Regular price: $14.38

    • The Dark Vineyard

    • By: Martin Walker
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Just before dawn one late-summer morning, Captain Bruno Courrèges is roused from sleep by the wail of the town siren atop the Mairie, summoning the volunteer firemen of St Denis. Bruno, the only policeman in the small Périgord town, follows the fire engines towards the site of a large barn, now engulfed in flames, the surrounding fields ablaze. Everything points to arson. A Californian wine maker is planning to buy up half the valley to create a huge wine-producing operation.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Trials of Rumpole

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 7 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    The irrepressible, audacious defence barrister Horace Rumpole whose court scenes are proverbial, and whose home is ruled by Mrs Rumpole, is back in these short stories by John Mortimer. The much loved stories were adapted from his scripts for the hugely popular TV series of the same name.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I love Rumpole

    • By Angus on 12-30-11

    Regular price: $16.52

    • The Untouchable

    • By: John Banville
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 15 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    Victor Maskell has been betrayed. After the announcement in the Commons, the hasty revelation of his double life of wartime espionage, his photograph is all over the papers. His disgrace is public, his position as curator of the Queen’s pictures terminated… Maskell writes his own testament, in an act not unlike the restoration of one of his beloved pictures, in order for the process of verification and attribution to begin.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant writer writes the most boring spy story

    • By David on 05-15-12

    Regular price: $22.38

    • Tumtum and Nutmeg: A Seaside Adventure

    • By: Emily Bearn
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    Hidden in the broom cupboard of Rose Cottage is the most delightful little house. Shh, it’s a secret. No one knows it’s there... This is the home of Tumtum and Nutmeg... When Arthur and Lucy are sent to stay with their Uncle Jeremy at the seaside, Tumtum and Nutmeg decide to go along and keep an eye on them. But then the mice stumble upon an abandoned doll’s house and a mysterious treasure map - and all sorts of adventures unfold!

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A Wholesome and Happy Good Time for Little Kids

    • By Morro Schreiber on 02-23-13

    Regular price: $9.49

    • Rumpole and the Angel of Death

    • By: Sir John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    In this collection of Rumpole stories the comic, courageous, and corpulent 'great defender of muddled and sinful humanity' is joined by a winning cast of villains and victims in tales whose wry humour and sparkling wit deftly send up the legal system. In Rumpole and the Angel of Death our hero achieves resounding triumphs over the forces of prejudice and mean-mindedness. Rumpole and the Way through the Woods involves Rumpole in the world of hunters and the hunted, animal rights and human wrongs.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rumpole at his best

    • By Mary on 10-05-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Beneath These Stones

    • By: Ann Granger
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20

    Tammy Franklin has learned too much about death, too quickly. Two years ago she lost her mother to a long, lingering illness and now the body of the woman her father married in an attempt to replace his wife has been found on a railway embankment close to the Franklin farm. And this time the death is murder.As Superintendent Markby knows only too well, Tammy also stands to have her father taken from her. For Hugh Franklin is suspect number one...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Standard Granger

    • By Bergljot on 07-22-12

    Regular price: $19.10

    • Tumtum and Nutmeg

    • The Priates' Treasure
    • By: Emily Bearn
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    Hidden in the broom cupboard of Rose Cottage is the most delightful house. Shh, it's a secret. No one knows it's there... This is the home of Tumtum and Nutmeg. When General Marchmouse unexpectedly joins the Nutmouses on a camping trip things soon begin to go horribly wrong. Before they know it, the mice are whisked downstream on Arthur's toy boat Bluebottle...The magical third story in the Tumtum & Nutmeg series, from bestselling author Emily Bearn.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Tim on 04-07-15

    Regular price: $9.49

    • Shadow of the Titanic

    • The Extraordinary Stories of those Who Survived
    • By: Andrew Wilson
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 13 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 246
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 216
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 215

    Although we think we know the story of the Titanic - the famously unsinkable ship that hit an iceberg on its maiden voyage from Britain to America in April 1912 - little has been written about what happened to the survivors after the tragedy. How did the loss of the ship shape the lives of the people who survived? How did those who were saved feel about those who perished? And how did they remember that terrible night?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Tad Davis on 01-14-12

    Regular price: $20.34

    • Rumpole and the Reign of Terror

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    In the dark days of the war on terror, only one man can be counted on to fight injustice, defend the innocent, and insist on a fair and decent trial for all, contrary to New Labour's new anti-terrorism laws. Rumpole's wig may be yellowing at the roots, his gown might be in tatters, but the oldest inhabitant of 4 Equity Court has no use for the word 'retirement'.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Reign of Terror

    • By David Share on 12-17-10

    Regular price: $16.41

    • Lustrum

    • By: Robert Harris
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 15 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Rome, 63 BC. In a city on the brink of acquiring a vast empire, seven men are struggling for power. Cicero is consul, Caesar his ruthless young rival, Pompey the republic's greatest general, Crassus its richest man, Cato a political fanatic, Catilina a psychopath, Clodius an ambitious playboy. The stories of these real historical figures - their alliances and betrayals, their cruelties and seductions, their brilliance and their crimes - are all interleaved to form this epic novel.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting for History Lovers

    • By D. Landau on 12-17-15

    Regular price: $25.58

    • Rumpole's Last Case

    • By: John Mortimer
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    The irrepressible, audacious defence barrister Horace Rumpole is back with seven marvelous stories by John Mortimer. The much loved stories were adapted from his scripts for the hugely popular TV series of the same name.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not My Glass of Sherry

    • By Judy on 06-08-17

    Regular price: $18.33

    • Tales of Terror from the Black Ship

    • By: Chris Priestley
    • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    The Old Inn clings precariously to a cliff top above a storm-lashed ocean. Ethan and Cathy are sick. Their father has left them to fetch a doctor... but they are not alone for long. A visitor comes begging for shelter, and so the children, who have an unnatural appetite for stories of a macabre persuasion, sit out the throes of the storm in the company of a sailor with more than enough grisly tales to satisfy them.

    Regular price: $13.93

    • Great Love Poems

    • By: William Blake, Robert Burns, Edward Lear
    • Narrated by: Jenny Agutter, Bill Paterson, Maxine Peake, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    An anthology of over 60 classic love poems, read by some of our finest actors. Love has always been the supreme inspiration for poets, whether romantic or platonic, reciprocated or unrequited. This collection contains a range of the very best love poems, including Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress", Keats' "La Belle Dame Sans Merci" and Byron's "So We'll Go No More A-Roving" - as well as several sonnets from the master himself, William Shakespeare.

    Regular price: $7.01

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