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    • A Long Way from Verona

    • By: Jane Gardam
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Wilson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A young girl aspiring to be a writer recounts her experiences growing up in England during the Second World War. An English schoolgirl has problems, many of them funny, in her attempts to grow up socially. A reissue. Literature of Delight. Headstrong, independent Jessica, at 13, already knows she will be a writer. This early work from a fine British novelist is one of her wittiest. A treasure for sophisticated readers, who won't be shy about seeking out Gardam's adult novels as well, such as Robinson Crusoe's Daughter.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Can't Understand Strong British Accent!

    • By PatSChi on 04-12-16

    Regular price: $17.95

    • The Summer After the Funeral

    • By: Jane Gardam
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Wilson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    A rather mysterious old clergyman is dead, and his most adoring child, 16-year-old Athene is desolate. A statuesque beauty, greatly admired, she is also lonely, untouchable and living a secret life of fairly dangerous fantasy. Athene's mother, at once highly organized and monumentally vague, dispatches her children to spend the holidays with assorted friends and relatives. For Athene, victim of plans gone awry, that golden summer after the funeral becomes deliciously puzzling fodder for her fantasy.

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Big Girls Don't Cry

    • A Novel
    • By: Fay Weldon
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Wilson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This latest offering from critically acclaimed author Fay Weldon is a darkly comic romp through the minefields of friendship and feminism. On a balmy evening in 1971, five women meet in a cramped living room in the suburbs of London. Tired of their husbands and their own unsatisfying lives, they form the aptly named Medusa, a book-publishing house founded on the principle of "getting even". With wry and savvy humor, Weldon weaves us through 20 years of these women's lives, as good intentions fall by the wayside and the hazards of their new politics, sex, and infidelity take their toll.

    Regular price: $18.89