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    • Memories, Dreams, Reflections

    • By: C. G. Jung
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 554
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 497
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 496

    In 1957, four years before his death, Carl Gustav Jung, psychiatrist and psychologist, began writing his life story. But what started as an exercise in autobiography soon morphed into an altogether more profound undertaking.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dr. Jung's Life Would Make A Good Movie

    • By M. Clarke on 05-17-16

    Regular price: $34.42

    • The Inheritance of Rome

    • Illuminating the Dark Ages 400-1000
    • By: Chris Wickham
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 32 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Prizewinning historian Chris Wickham defies the conventional view of the Dark Ages in European history with a work of remarkable scope and rigorous yet accessible scholarship. Drawing on a wealth of new material and featuring a thoughtful synthesis of historical and archaeological approaches, Wickham argues that these centuries were critical in the formulation of European identity. Far from being a middle period between more significant epochs, this age has much to tell us in its own right about the progress of culture and the development of political thought.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Intro to An Obscure Period

    • By Earth Lover on 07-30-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Murder at Half Moon Gate

    • By: Andrea Penrose
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    When Lord Wrexford discovers the body of a gifted inventor in a dark London alley, he promptly alerts the watchman and lets the authorities handle the matter. But Wrexford soon finds himself drawn into the murder investigation when the inventor's widow begs for his assistance, claiming the crime was not a random robbery. It seems her husband's designs for a revolutionary steam-powered engine went missing the night of his death. The plans could be worth a fortune and very dangerous in the wrong hands.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable story, narrarator with odd rhythm

    • By Jennifer on 08-15-18

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Murder on Black Swan Lane

    • By: Andrea Penrose
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 11 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 905
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 814
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 810

    The Earl of Wrexford possesses a brilliant scientific mind, but boredom and pride lead him to reckless behavior. He does not suffer fools gladly. So when pompous, pious Reverend Josiah Holworthy publicly condemns him for debauchery, Wrexford unsheathes his rapier-sharp wit and strikes back. As their war of words escalates, London's most popular satirical cartoonist, A. J. Quill, skewers them both.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great new series!

    • By Mystery Maven on 10-22-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Killer Elite: Completely Revised and Updated

    • The Inside Story of America's Most Secret Special Operations Team
    • By: Michael Smith
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 216
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 197

    A top-secret US Army Special Operations unit has been running covert missions all over the world, from leading death squads to the hideout of drug baron Pablo Escobar to capturing Saddam Hussein and, in one of the greatest special operations missions of all time, helping to track down al-Qa'eda leader Osama bin Laden. "The Activity," as it became known to insiders, has achieved near-mythical status, even among the world's Special Operations elite.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator is awful

    • By Vinny on 09-20-17

    Regular price: $30.09

    • Metaphysics

    • By: Aristotle
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 14 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Aristotle's Metaphysics was the first major study of the subject of metaphysics - in other words, an inquiry into 'first philosophy', or 'wisdom'. It differs from Physics which is concerned with the natural world: things which are subject to the laws of nature, things that move and change, are measurable. In Metaphysics, the study falls on 'being qua being' - being insofar as it is being; the causes and principles of being, the causes and principles of substances.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very challenging indeed ...

    • By mohadcheridi on 01-20-18

    Regular price: $30.26

    • Henry V

    • The Warrior King of 1415
    • By: Ian Mortimer
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 25 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    This insightful look at the life of Henry V and the Battle of Agincourt casts new light on a period in history often held up as legend. A great English hero, Henry V was lionized by Shakespeare and revered by his countrymen for his religious commitment, his sense of justice, and his military victories. Here, noted historian and biographer Ian Mortimer takes a look at the man behind the legend and offers a clear, historically accurate, and realistic representation of a ruler who was all too human.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Accessible, grounded, enjoyable

    • By Brent Weeks on 04-10-18

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Charlemagne

    • By: Johannes Fried, Peter Lewis
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 30 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 80

    When the legendary Frankish king and emperor Charlemagne died in 814 he left behind a dominion and a legacy unlike anything seen in Western Europe since the fall of Rome. Johannes Fried paints a compelling portrait of a devout ruler, a violent time, and a unified kingdom that deepens our understanding of the man often called the father of Europe.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • I really wanted to enjoy this -

    • By Doris on 01-19-18

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Danubia

    • A Personal History of Habsburg Europe
    • By: Simon Winder
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 22 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    From the end of the Middle Ages to the First World War, Europe was dominated by one family: the Habsburgs. Their unprecedented rule is the focus of Simon Winder's vivid third book, Danubia. This is a narrative that, while erudite and well researched, prefers to be discursive and anecdotal. In his survey of the centuries of often incompetent Habsburg rule which have continued to shape the fate of Central Europe, Winder does not shy away from the horrors, railing against the effects of nationalism, recounting the violence that was often part of life. 

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Warmaster

    • Gaunts Ghosts
    • By: Dan Abnett
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    After the success of their desperate mission to Salvation's Reach, Colonel Commissar Gaunt and the Tanith First race to the strategically vital forge world of Urdesh, besieged by the brutal armies of Anarch Sek. However, there may be more at stake than just a planet. The Imperial forces have made an attempt to divide and conquer their enemy, but with Warmaster Macaroth himself commanding the Urdesh campaign, it is possible that the Archenemy assault has a different purpose....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • By Berserk on 12-30-17

    Regular price: $31.97

    • The Complete Jack the Ripper

    • By: Donald Rumbelow
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Laying out all the evidence in the most comprehensive summary ever written about the Ripper, this book, by a London police officer and crime authority, has subjected every theory - including those that have emerged in recent years-to the same deep scrutiny. The author also examines the mythology surrounding the case and provides some fascinating insights into the portrayal of the Ripper on stage and screen and on the printed page. More seriously, he also examines the horrifying parallel crimes of the Düsseldorf Ripper and the Yorkshire Ripper.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Korean War

    • By: Max Hastings
    • Narrated by: Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 19 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 250

    On 25 June, 1950, the invasion of South Korea by the Communist North launched one of the bloodiest conflicts of the last century. The seemingly limitless power of the Chinese-backed North was thrown against the ferocious firepower of the UN-backed South in a war that can be seen today as the stark prelude to Vietnam.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brings a true history to a war that is often over looked

    • By rstone23 on 03-30-16

    Regular price: $24.51

    • Battle for the Falklands

    • By: Max Hastings
    • Narrated by: Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195

    The Falklands War was one of the strangest in British history - 28,000 men sent to fight for a tiny relic of empire 8,000 miles from home. At the time, many Britons saw it as a tragic absurdity, but the British victory confirmed the quality of British arms and boosted the political fortunes of the Conservative government.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb in every regard.

    • By Charlie Hovenas on 02-14-15

    Regular price: $24.51

    • Rhetoric and Poetics

    • By: Aristotle
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Poetics and Rhetoric are the two major works by Aristotle which, after more than 2,000 years, remain key behavioural handbooks for anyone interested in story, performance, presentation and indeed psychology. The continuing influence of Poetics, for example, is readily discernible even among the scriptwriters of Hollywood!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful!

    • By Chris Campbell on 07-18-17

    Regular price: $22.70

    • The Moral Epistles

    • 124 Letters to Lucilius
    • By: Seneca the Younger
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 23 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 114
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 112

    Towards the end of his life, Seneca the Younger (c4 BCE-65 CE) began a correspondence with a friend in Sicily, later collected under the title The Moral Epistles. In these 124 letters, Seneca expresses, in a wise, steady and calm manner, the philosophy by which he lived - derived essentially from the Stoics. The letters deal with a variety of specific topics - often eminently practical - such as 'On Saving Time', 'On the Terrors of Death', 'On True and False Friendships', 'On Brawn and Brains' and 'On Old Age and Death'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding!

    • By zen cowboy on 01-31-16

    Regular price: $43.68

    • On the Shortness of Life, On the Happy Life, and Other Essays

    • Essays, Volume 1
    • By: Seneca
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 76

    As former tutor and adviser to Emperor Nero, philosopher and statesman Seneca was acutely aware of how short life can be - his own life was cut short when the emperor ordered him to commit suicide (for alleged involvement in a conspiracy). And Seneca proved true to his words - his lifelong avowal to Stoicism enabled him to conduct himself with dignity to the end. During his rich and busy life, Seneca wrote a series of essays that have advised and enriched the lives of generations down to the present day.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Stoic Has Spoken!

    • By Andreea Marin on 03-05-17

    Regular price: $16.30

    • A Brief History of Misogyny: the World's Oldest Prejudice

    • Brief Histories
    • By: Jack Holland
    • Narrated by: Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 9 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 703
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 625
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 626

    In this compelling, powerful book, highly respected writer and commentator Jack Holland sets out to answer a daunting question: How do you explain the oppression and brutalization of half the world's population by the other half, throughout history? The result takes the listener on an eye-opening journey through centuries, continents, and civilizations as it looks at both historical and contemporary attitudes to women.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Unique Take on History

    • By Adaya Adler on 08-06-16

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Gangster Warlords

    • By: Ioan Grillo
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 14 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123

    In a ranch south of Texas, the man known as The Executioner dumps 500 body parts in metal barrels. In Brazil's biggest city, a mysterious prisoner orders hit men to gun down 41 police officers and prison guards in two days. In Southern Mexico a meth maker is venerated as a saint while enforcing Old Testament justice on his enemies. A new kind of criminal kingpin has arisen: part CEO, part terrorist, and part rock star, unleashing guerrilla attacks, strong-arming governments, and taking over much of the world's trade in narcotics, guns, and humans.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The worst narrator for the book

    • By Sharon on 08-05-16

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Henry IV

    • The Righteous King
    • By: Ian Mortimer
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 22 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    The talented, confident, and intelligent son of John of Gaunt, Henry IV started his reign as a popular and charismatic king after he dethroned the tyrannical and wildly unpopular Richard II. But six years into his reign, Henry had survived eight assassination and overthrow attempts. Having broken God's law of primogeniture by overthrowing the man many people saw as the chosen king, Henry IV left himself vulnerable to challenges from powerful enemies about the validity of his reign. Even so, Henry managed to establish the new Lancastrian dynasty and a new rule of law.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Detailed and compelling

    • By kayakman on 12-15-17

    Regular price: $38.49

    • D-Day

    • The Battle for Normandy
    • By: Antony Beevor
    • Narrated by: Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 19 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 325
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194

    From critically acclaimed world historian Antony Beevor, this is the first major account in more than 20 years to cover the whole invasion, from June 6, 1944, right up to the liberation of Paris on August 25. It is the first book to describe not only the experiences of the American, British, Canadian, and German soldiers, but also the terrible suffering of the French caught up in the fighting. More French civilians were killed by Allied bombing and shelling than British civilians were by the Luftwaffe.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A commendable book

    • By Michael on 01-19-10

    Regular price: $38.50

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