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    • The Communist Manifesto

    • By: Karl Marx
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 428
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    ‘It was a sweet finish after the bitter pills of floggings and bullets with which these same governments, just at that time, dosed the German working-class risings’. The Communist Manifesto is, perhaps surprisingly, a most engaging and accessible work, containing even the odd shaft of humour in this translation by Samuel Moore for the 1888 English edition.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My advice, set speed to 1.5

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-05-17

    Regular price: $9.60

    • Warrior of the Light

    • A Manual
    • By: Paulo Coelho
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 547
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 471

    In his inimitable style, Paulo Coelho shows listeners how to embark upon the way of the Warrior: the one who appreciates the miracle of being alive, the one who accepts failure, and the one whose quest leads him to become the person he wants to be.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • awsome book really help me clear my head loved it

    • By Havik on 04-02-16

    Regular price: $15.96

    • Last Christmas in Paris

    • A Novel of World War I
    • By: Hazel Gaynor, Heather Webb
    • Narrated by: Alex Wyndham, Billie Fulford-Brown, Morag Sims, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 250

    Evie and Thomas experience a very different war. Frustrated by life as a privileged young lady, Evie longs to play a greater part in the conflict - but how? - and as Thomas struggles with the unimaginable realities of war, he also faces personal battles back home, where War Office regulations on press reporting cause trouble at his father's newspaper business. Through their letters Evie and Thomas share their greatest hopes and fears - and grow ever fonder from afar. Can love flourish amid the horror of the First World War, or will fate intervene?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A romance told through letters

    • By RueRue on 03-29-18

    Regular price: $25.09

    • Bad to the Bone

    • DI Bliss, Book 1
    • By: Tony J. Forder
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4 out of 5 stars 24

    A skeletal body is unearthed in a wooded area of Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. DI James Bliss, together with DC Penny Chandler, investigates the case and discovers that the young female victim had been relocated from her original burial site. A witness is convinced that a young female was struck by a vehicle back in the summer of 1990 and that police attended the scene. However, no record exists of either the accident or the reported victim. As the case develops, two retired police officers are murdered. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Listen

    • By Cindy Birkner on 09-28-18

    Regular price: $24.00

    • Apologia Pro Vita Sua [A Defense of One's Life]

    • By: Cardinal John Henry Newman
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    Apologia Pro Vita Sua (A Defence Of His Life) by Cardinal Newman offers a marvellous insight into the mind of a devout Christian, a colossal figure of the nineteenth century. It is, moreover, one of the greatest spiritual autobiographies ever written in the English language, laying out the development of John Henry Newman's religious opinions up to the year 1845 when he finally converted to Roman Catholicism.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • newman's intellectual and spiritual journey

    • By Ashton Wilkins on 12-20-13

    Regular price: $19.71

    • If Fear Wins

    • DI Bliss, Book 3
    • By: Tony J. Forder
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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    When a torched body is found in a country lane, DI Bliss and Chandler are called in to investigate. The detectives are drawn towards recent missing person reports and believe their victim will prove to be one of them. Bliss thinks he knows which and fears the outcome if he is proven right. Soon the body is identified, and Bliss and Chandler discover evidence suggesting this murder might be a terrorist attack. Meanwhile, someone from Bliss’ past needs his help, and soon he is juggling his personal life with the demanding case. 

    Regular price: $24.00

    • The End of Alchemy

    • Money, Banking, and the Future of the Global Economy
    • By: Mervyn King
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299
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    Something is wrong with our banking system. We all sense that, but Mervyn King knows it firsthand; his 10 years at the helm of the Bank of England, including at the height of the financial crisis, revealed profound truths about the mechanisms of our capitalist society. In The End of Alchemy, he offers us an essential work about the history and future of money and banking, the keys to modern finance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Two books in one, both very fine

    • By Philo on 07-13-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Scent of Guilt

    • DI Bliss, Book 2
    • By: Tony J. Forder
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 11 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 16

     Twelve years after he left Peterborough under a cloud, DI Bliss returns to the city and the major crimes team. Having spent years policing organised crime, Bliss is plunged straight into the heart of a serial murder investigation. Meanwhile, Penny Chandler has been promoted to DS and has been working in London on the Met’s sexual crimes team. But when two rapes are reported on her old patch in Peterborough, Chandler volunteers to interview the victims. Chandler joins the hunt for the attacker and soon notices a possible link between the rapes and Bliss’ murder investigation. Could the same man be responsible? 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Keeps you interested right to the end

    • By Linda Rogers on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $18.54

    • Six Short Stories

    • By: Joseph Conrad
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
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    This wide-ranging collection comprises the following six short stories by Joseph Conrad: Youth: A Narrative (1902); Karain: A Memory (1898); An Outpost of Progress (1898); The Lagoon (1898); Amy Foster (1909); The Anarchist - A Desperate Tale (1903). 'Youth: A Narrative' is an epic tale of a perilous voyage under sail to Bangkok, with a cargo of coal, narrated by Charles Marlow.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Charting the geography of the soul

    • By Zaubermond on 12-20-13

    Regular price: $6.08

    • H. G. Wells Sci-Fi Omnibus: Four Great Novels

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 23 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 84
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    H. G. Wells is rightly regarded as one of the founding fathers of the science fiction genre. This compilation of nearly 20 hours' duration comprises four of his finest sci-fi works, and they really need little introduction. They are, in order: The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, The First Men in the Moon and The Island of Doctor Moreau. They are complete and unabridged and narrated by Greg Wagland.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating perspective on the future

    • By Brent J. Maxwell on 02-14-16

    Regular price: $27.71

    • Death in the Woods

    • By: Bernie Steadman
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 6
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    Meet Detective Inspector Dan Hellier, a man who needs to redeem his career and catch a killer. Soon after DI Hellier returns home to Exeter under a cloud, the body of a talented young singer is found in the woods. When her death reveals links to the boss of a recording studio, a predatory gang and a school music teacher, Hellier knows he has his work cut out. Before more innocent people are put in danger, Hellier will need to untangle the web of lies and work out which of many suspects are guilty of murder. 

    Regular price: $18.54

    • Heart of Darkness

    • By: Joseph Conrad
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
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      4 out of 5 stars 15
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    In fading light on the Thames Estuary near London, as Charles Marlow and his companions relax on deck, waiting for the turn of the tide, he tells of the time he turned ‘freshwater sailor’ on the River Congo. His perilous journey upriver in a little steamboat with a band of white colonialists and a group of cannibals takes him closer to the coveted ivory, closer to Kurtz the rogue agent, closer to certain unspeakable rites and the heart of darkness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great reading

    • By Flea on 01-09-15

    Regular price: $8.15

    • Scream Blue Murder

    • By: Tony J. Forder
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 4
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    Mike Lynch is going through hard times. But things get much worse when he witnesses a murder in a lay-by. Snatching the victim’s car in order to get away, Mike soon makes a shocking discovery - the victim’s young daughter and her nanny are hiding in the rear footwell. This is when the real trouble begins. Mike wants to go to the police, but the nanny, Melissa, wants to delay until the daughter, Charlie, is somewhere safe. Who exactly was the man he saw murdered? And who is the man he saw pulling the trigger? 

    Regular price: $18.54

    • The Autobiography of Charles Darwin

    • By: Charles Darwin
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 49
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      4 out of 5 stars 43

    This work, unsurprisingly, offers invaluable insights into the life and times of Charles Darwin, his personality and the formative influences that made him what he was, for here we have his own words and ‘voice’ at the close of a prodigiously productive career. He tells of his childhood, his student days at Edinburgh and Cambridge, his love of beetles, shooting and geology and of his grandfather, Josiah Wedgwood. He talks at some length about his meetings with the great scientific men of the age, his attitudes to his critics, to religion and of his theories of evolution.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent and important for understanding the man.

    • By Chris Grooms on 10-01-12

    Regular price: $11.18

    • A Collection of Ghost Stories

    • By: E. F. Benson
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 20
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    E. F. Benson's (1867-1940) ghost and supernatural stories are marvellous jewels, that combine elegant writing with moments of blood-curdling horror. This collection comprises thirteen of his finest stories: The Man Who Went Too Far; The Horror Horn; The Other Bed; Gavon's Eve; The Room in the Tower; Ali Abdul's Grave; How Fear departed from the Long Gallery; The Shootings of Achnaleish; The Dust-Cloud; The Confession of Charles Linkworth; Caterpillars; At the Farmhouse; The Bus-Conductor.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A baker's dozen from Benson

    • By Zaubermond on 12-26-13

    Regular price: $18.07

    • The First Men in the Moon

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 7 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    The First Men in the Moon, published in 1901, is the gripping tale of man's first journey to the moon, undertaken by one Mr. Bedford, a bankrupt businessman; and the eccentric scientist Mr. Cavor. Here they discover a sophisticated civilization, dominated by an insectlike race they call the Selenites. It is exciting, funny, profound and tragic by turns: a beautifully written scientific romance, in fact. It is read by Greg Wagland.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unusual

    • By Tad Davis on 04-05-16

    Regular price: $16.52

    • The Life and Teaching of Karl Marx

    • By: Max Beer
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 4 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 15
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    Written to commemorate the centenary of Karl Marx’s birth, Max Beer, an Austrian historian of the socialist and Marxist movements, presents a clear, detailed and highly accessible work: the first half comprises a biography, full of fascinating quotations and insightful observations whilst the second analyses many aspects of Marx’s historical and economic teachings, with useful exemplars.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a way of time that's more than time, in the time

    • By Carlyle on 11-22-16

    Regular price: $9.18

    • Old Peter's Russian Tales

    • By: Arthur Ransome
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Arthur Ransome (1884-1967) wrote Old Peter's Russian Tales while he was in Russia during the First World War, prior to becoming a war correspondent for The Manchester Guardian. There are 22 stories in all and are told by Old Peter at the behest of his grandchildren, Ivan and Maroosia, in a cozy log cabin in the middle of the forest. These are delightful re-tellings in Ransome's own words of Russian folk tales, and include stories such as "The Little Snow Girl", "Baba Yaga", "Frost", and "Salt".

    Regular price: $17.13

    • A Christmas Carol

    • A Ghost Story of Christmas
    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    A Christmas Carol is a work of power and beauty. It has delighted and enthralled readers since it was first published in 1843. Perhaps Charles Dickens’ best-loved work, the story follows the trials and tribulations of Ebenezer Scrooge, man of business and notorious skinflint even by the City’s stringent standards, who is taken on a journey of self-discovery by his late business partner, the spirit Jacob Marley, with the help of three supernatural apparitions: the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Yet to Come.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Touching Christmas Classic

    • By Jem Jem on 12-12-11

    Regular price: $8.61

    • Tales of Troy and Greece: The Iliad & The Odyssey Plainly Told

    • By: Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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    Tales of Troy and Greece by classicist and gifted storyteller Andrew Lang is an ideal introduction to the The Iliad and The Odyssey, recounting the Homeric legend of the wars between the Greeks and the Trojans. Paris, Achilles, the lovely Helen of Troy, Penelope, Hector, Ulysses, the Amazons, and the Wooden Horse all feature in this evocative introduction to one of the greatest legends ever told.

    Regular price: $19.99

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