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    • Memories, Dreams, Reflections

    • By: C. G. Jung
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 16 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 474
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 424
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 425

    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

    • 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 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 190
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 178

    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

    • 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 38
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    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

    • 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 824
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 740
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      4 out of 5 stars 737

    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

    • Charlemagne

    • By: Johannes Fried, Peter Lewis
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 30 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 69
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      4 out of 5 stars 62
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 61

    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
    • Charlemagne

    • By D. Gilmore on 02-10-18

    Regular price: $41.99

    • 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 113
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 106

    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

    • Metaphysics

    • By: Aristotle
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 14 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4 out of 5 stars 14

    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
    • More relevant and needed than ever before!!!

    • By Dino Valente on 05-31-17

    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 36
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    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

    • Gangster Warlords

    • By: Ioan Grillo
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 15 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 114
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 114

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Infamous facts

    • By alex on 02-16-18

    Regular price: $19.62

    • Making the Arab World

    • Nasser, Qutb, and the Clash That Shaped the Middle East
    • By: Fawaz A. Gerges
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 18 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In 2013, just two years after the popular overthrow of Hosni Mubarak, the Egyptian military ousted the country's first democratically elected president - Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood - and subsequently led a brutal repression of the Islamist group. These bloody events echoed an older political rift: the splitting of nationalists and Islamists during the rule of Egyptian president and Arab nationalist leader Gamal Abdel Nasser. Fawaz Gerges, one of the world's leading authorities on the Middle East, tells how the clash between pan-Arab nationalism and pan-Islamism has shaped the history of the region.

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Germania

    • In Wayward Pursuit of the Germans and Their History
    • By: Simon Winder
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 18 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Propelled by a wish to reclaim the brilliant, chaotic, endlessly varied German civilization that the Nazis buried and ruined, and that so many Germans have worked to rebuild, Germania was recorded to enlighten us on serious topics, curiosities, and on the limits of language, the meaning of culture, and the pleasure of townscape.

    Regular price: $20.99

    • 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 117
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      5 out of 5 stars 104
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 102

    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

    • The Outcasts of Time

    • By: Ian Mortimer
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 12 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    With the country in the grip of the Black Death, brothers John and William fear that they will shortly die and suffer in the afterlife. But as the end draws near, they are given an unexpected choice: either to go home and spend their last six days in their familiar world, or to search for salvation across the forthcoming centuries - living each one of their remaining days 99 years after the last. John and William choose the future and find themselves in 1447, ignorant of almost everything going on. The year 1546 brings no more comfort, and 1645 challenges them further....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • OUTSTANDING!

    • By discerning consumer on 02-27-18

    Regular price: $30.09

    • 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 78
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
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      5 out of 5 stars 71

    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

    • On Anger, on Leisure, on Clemency

    • Essays, Volume 2
    • By: Seneca
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 39
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      5 out of 5 stars 33
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      5 out of 5 stars 32

    'On Anger' is one of Seneca's most important essays. At some length he investigates the nature of anger: how and why it emerges, the effect it has on the individual and those to whom it is directed, and how to manage it and prevent it even from arising. For, Seneca considers, anger simply serves no purpose - it does not bring courage in war, prevent others misbehaving or punish miscreants. In short it has a negative effect on all. In 'On Leisure' he takes a short look at what is really meant by the term.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Stewart's narrations are very good

    • By Ron Peters on 01-05-18

    Regular price: $15.79

    • Rhetoric and Poetics

    • By: Aristotle
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 6

    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

    • On the Soul & Parva Naturalia

    • By: Aristotle
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Two contrasting reflections by Aristotle which cover very particular ground. In 'On the Soul', Aristotle presents his view of the 'life essence' which, he argues, is possessed by living things whether plants, animals or humans. Not a 'soul' in the generally accepted Western use of the term, this 'soul', he says, is a life force that is indivisible from the organism that possesses it.

    Regular price: $24.30

    • The Secret History

    • By: Procopius
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The Secret History, written by the sixth-century Byzantine historian Procopius, is one of the most extraordinary and scandalous documents to have survived from the early Byzantine period. Procopius, the leading official historian of his time, lived during the testing and indulgent time of Emperor Justinian the Great and wrote the official records of the successful wars and the grand building projects of his ruler. These were words of aggrandisement. But covertly, Procopius kept a very different record....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Ringing Condemnation of the Emperor Justinian and Empress Theodora

    • By Charles Grey on 02-28-18

    Regular price: $13.64

    • Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest

    • By: Matthew Restall
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Using a wide array of sources, historian Matthew Restall highlights seven key myths, uncovering the source of the inaccuracies and exploding the fallacies and misconceptions behind each myth. This vividly written and authoritative book shows, for instance, that native Americans did not take the conquistadors for gods and that small numbers of vastly outnumbered Spaniards did not bring down great empires with stunning rapidity. We discover that Columbus was correctly seen in his lifetime - and for decades after - as a briefly fortunate but unexceptional participant in efforts.

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Schooldays of Jesus

    • By: J. M. Coetzee
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    David is the small boy who is always asking questions. Simon and Ines take care of him in their new town, Estrella. He is learning the language; he has begun to make friends. He has the big dog, Bolivar, to watch over him. But he'll be seven soon, and he should be at school. And so, with the guidance of the three sisters who own the farm where Simon and Ines work, David is enrolled in the Academy of Dance. It's here, in his new golden dancing slippers, that he learns how to call down the numbers from the sky.

    Regular price: $24.49

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