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    • Midnight's Children

    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 24 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,244
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 973
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 960

    Salman Rushdie holds the literary world in awe with a jaw-dropping catalog of critically acclaimed novels that have made him one of the world's most celebrated authors. Winner of the prestigious Booker of Bookers, Midnight's Children tells the story of Saleem Sinai, born on the stroke of India's independence.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding book, superb narration

    • By MarcS on 06-09-09

    Regular price: $41.99

    • Six Suspects

    • By: Vikas Swarup
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 17 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Seven years ago, Vivek Rai murdered Ruby Gill in a restaurant in New Delhi because she refused to serve him a drink. Now Vivek Rai is dead, killed at a party he had thrown to celebrate his acquittal. Six of the guests are discovered with guns in their possession and are taken in for questioning. Who are these six, and what were they doing that night?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fresh and engaging, but ya gotta be in the mood

    • By Janet on 02-17-10

    Regular price: $20.97

    • River of Smoke

    • By: Amitav Ghosh
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 22 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    In September 1838 a storm blows up on the Indian Ocean and the Ibis, a ship carrying a consignment of convicts and indentured laborers from Calcutta to Mauritius, is caught up in the whirlwind. When the seas settle, five men have disappeared - two lascars, two convicts and one of the passengers. Did the same storm upend the fortunes of those aboard the Anahita, an opium carrier heading towards Canton?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent narrator/ wonderful novel/

    • By Alan on 09-29-11

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Luka and the Fire of Life

    • By: Salman Rushdie
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 89

    Honored with almost every conceivable award for literary merit, Salman Rushdie penned this richly imagined fable for his son—and for book lovers the world over. From Rashid’s fertile intellect spring bedazzling tales his son Luka devours with a child’s earnestness. But when Rashid succumbs to an unending sleep, Luka must enter a magical world ruled by video-game logic.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An artful fantasy/mythology/video game mashup

    • By David on 05-10-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Sea of Poppies

    • By: Amitav Ghosh
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    On an old slaving-ship named the Ibis, fate has thrown together a truly diverse cast of Indians and Westerners. The motley crew of sailors, coolies and convicts includes a bankrupt Raja, a Chinese Opium addict, a lissom French runaway and a mulatto freedman from Baltimore.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Abridged or Full length?

    • By Rupam on 06-17-18

    Regular price: $14.94

    • From Fatwa to Jihad

    • The Rushdie Affair and Its Legacy
    • By: Kenan Malik
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Twenty years ago, the image of burning copies of Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses" held aloft by thousand-strong mobs of protestors became an internationally familiar symbol of anger and offence. Kenan Malik examines how the Rushdie affair transformed the debate worldwide on multiculturalism, tolerance and free speech, helped fuel the rise of radical Islam and pointed the way to the horrors of 9/11 and 7/7.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, annoying narration

    • By Thomas on 05-20-13

    Regular price: $15.48

    • Six Suspects

    • By: Vikas Swarup
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 17 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 20

    Vicky Rai, the son of a high-profile minister, has been shot dead by one of the guests at his own party. They are a glitzy bunch, but among them the police find six strange, displaced characters with a gun in their possession, each of them steaming with a secret motive. India's wiliest investigative journalist, Arun Advani, makes it his mission to nail the murderer. In doing so, the amazing, tender and touching lives of six eccentric characters unravel before our eyes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Is unputdownable a word?

    • By Steven on 11-25-10

    Regular price: $22.38

    • The Last Gift

    • By: Abdulrazak Gurnah
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    One day long ago, Abbas slipped away without saying a word and never went back. And then another day, 43 years later, he collapsed by the front door of his house in a small English town. He has never told anyone about his past, and now Abbas is incapable of speech. His illness brings home his children Jamal and Hanna; and amidst the dark silence, the truth seeps out. Moving from Africa to Britain and across the seas between, Gurnah explores how our lives are shaped by the places and secrets of our past.

    Regular price: $16.16

    • Origins of Love

    • By: Kishwar Desai
    • Narrated by: Vayu Naidu, Penelope Rawlins, Lyndam Gregory, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    In Delhi a small baby lies alone and abandoned. The product of IVF and surrogacy, she had been so coveted - until she was born with a fatal illness. Thousands of miles away in London, Kate and Ben are desperate for a baby. As Kate suffers another miscarriage, she knows something has to change. But will her desire for a baby stop at nothing...?

    Regular price: $28.19