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  • The Portrait of a Lady | Henry James

    The Portrait of a Lady

    • UNABRIDGED (23 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Henry James
    • Narrated By John Wood
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American, is brought to Europe by her wealthy aunt Touchett, it is expected that she will soon marry. But Isabel, resolved to enjoy the freedom that her fortune has opened up and to determine her own fate, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors, declaring that she will never marry. It is only when she finds herself irresistibly drawn to the cultivated but worthless Gilbert Osmond that she discovers that wealth is a two-edged sword.

    Neil Chisholm says: "An American Jane Austen"
  • Richard II: Arkangel Shakespeare | William Shakespeare

    Richard II: Arkangel Shakespeare

    • ORIGINAL (2 hrs and 52 mins)
    • By William Shakespeare
    • Narrated By Rupert Graves, Julian Glover, John Wood
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    The sensitive and poetic Richard II is undoubtedly the rightful king of England but he is unscrupulous and weak. When his cousin Henry Bolingbroke returns from banishment and mounts a challenge to his authority, Richard's right to the throne proves of little help to him. Richard is forced to abdicate, but as his power is stripped away, he gains dignity and self-awareness, and he meets his death heroically.

    Darwin8u says: "I wasted time, and now doth time waste me."
  • Man and Superman | George Bernard Shaw

    Man and Superman

    • ORIGINAL (4 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By George Bernard Shaw
    • Narrated By Judi Dench, Ralph Fiennes, Juliet Stevenson, and others
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    Man and Superman was the first drama to be broadcast on the BBC's Third Programme on October 1, 1946. To celebrate Radio 3's 50th anniversary, the play was directed by Sir Peter Hall, and preserved for all time in this lush audio dramatization. 'A comedy and a philosophy', Man and Superman is based on the Don Juan theme, and using all the elements from Mozart's Don Giovanni, Shaw reordered them so that Don Juan becomes the quarry instead of the huntsman.

    Paul H Aube says: "Very entertaining and intelligent"
  • The Emigrants: Ambros Adelwarth (Dramatized) | W. G. Sebald,Edward Kemp (adaptation)

    The Emigrants: Ambros Adelwarth (Dramatized)

    • ORIGINAL (1 hr and 29 mins)
    • By W. G. Sebald, Edward Kemp (adaptation)
    • Narrated By John Wood, Henry Bron, Eleanor Bron
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    Inspired by an old photograph album to investigate the life of a lost relative, a man finds himself on a journey that traverses the 20th century, leading him from an American asylum to the shores of the Dead Sea. Adapted by Edward Kemp from W G Sebald's acclaimed novel about the experiences of Jewish emigrants.

    Thomas says: "special performance of a special story"
  • First Comes Love, Then Comes Money | Bethany Palmer,Scott Palmer

    First Comes Love, Then Comes Money

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Bethany Palmer, Scott Palmer
    • Narrated By John Bedford Lloyd, Tory Wood
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Happy Couples Know How to Talk About Money - The number one cause for divorce is financial infidelity. Now "The Money Couple" reveals the missing ingredient needed before any financial program or plan can work: healthy financial communication. This book tells you how to diagnose your level of financial infidelity; identify your individual Money Personality; master the Money Huddle and the Money Dump; and achieve financial goals once and for all.

  • A Medley of Murders | Edgar Allan Poe,Arthur Conan Doyle,Charlotte Riddell,Mary Braddon

    A Medley of Murders

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Conan Doyle, Charlotte Riddell, and others
    • Narrated By Grover Gardner, Richard Brown, Flo Gibson, and others
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    These eerie tales include "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allan Poe, "The Adventure of Silver Blaze" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, "The Old House On Vauxhall Walk" by Charlotte Riddle, "Levison's Victim" by Mary Braddon, and "The Woman With the Yellow Hair" by Anonymous.

  • The Immortal Flaw | Don Holbrook

    The Immortal Flaw

    • UNABRIDGED (19 mins)
    • By Don Holbrook
    • Narrated By John V. Wood
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    The short story of discovering the secret to eternal life. What if someone discovered the very secret to avoiding death? Wouldn't that be the ultimate source of knowledge? But with any new discovery many times we rush to the conclusion without thinking about the consequences of our actions. The paradox of eternal life may be something better left to God to decide and control.

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