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    • Stalin

    • The Court of the Red Tsar
    • By: Simon Sebag Montefiore
    • Narrated by: John Nettles
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34

    There have been many biographies of Stalin, but the court that surrounded him is untravelled ground. Simon Sebag Montefiore, acclaimed biographer of Catherine the Great's lover, prime minister, and general, Potemkin, has unearthed the vast underpinning that sustained Stalin. Not only ministers such as Molotov or secret service chiefs such as Beria, but men and women whose loyalty he trusted only until the next purge.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Must know

    • By MR RH LEONARD on 05-30-11

    Regular price: $14.91

    • 84 Charing Cross Road

    • By: Helene Hanff
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson, John Nettles
    • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 26

    Told in a series of letters, this true story of the correspondence between a New York writer and a London bookseller has touched the hearts of thousands.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoy This Book As Much As I Did

    • By Anonymous User on 08-02-18

    Regular price: $15.98

    • The Mayor of Casterbridge (Dramatised)

    • By: Thomas Hardy
    • Narrated by: John Nettles, David Calder, Janet Dale
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Drunk on rum at a country fair, Henchard sells his wife to a sailor for five guineas. Unable to find them and overcome with guilt and remorse he vows to be teetotal for 21 years. Many years later his wife seeks him out in Casterbridge, where he has gained both wealth and the well respected position of mayor.

    Regular price: $14.93

    • The Nation's Favourite Poems

    • By: BBC Audiobooks
    • Narrated by: John Nettles, Siobhan Redmond, Greg Wise, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    In a nationwide poll conducted by BBC Television's Bookworm to find the nation's favourite poem, Rudyard Kipling's "If" was voted number one. This compilation brings together over 40 poems from the poll, including the top 10, all stirringly read by John Nettles, Siobhàn Redmond, Greg Wise, and Emma Fielding.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love the poems from my school days and beyond!

    • By Niamh on 05-12-12

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Will Smith Presents 'The Tao of Bergerac'

    • By: Will Smith, Roger Dew
    • Narrated by: John Nettles
    • Length: 2 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Bergerac-obsessed Will Smith has one guiding force in his life - an audiobook of John Nettles reading the ancient Chinese text of the Tao. He has always used this audio to illuminate problems in his life, to find a way through when the road seems blocked. Now, Will brings the Tao of Bergerac to his audience, as each week he navigates the minefield of love, justice, individuality, and machismo with the help of some special guests from his favourite TV show.

    Regular price: $15.49

    • Lie Down with Lions

    • By: Ken Follett
    • Narrated by: John Nettles
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Jane, a brave and sensual Englishwoman, is caught in a deadly romantic triangle between rival spies Ellis and Jean-Pierre. Love, hatred, and deception sweep them from terrorist conspiracies in Paris to full-tilt guerrilla warfare in Afghanistan.

    Regular price: $7.22