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    • Reality Is Not What It Seems

    • The Journey to Quantum Gravity
    • By: Carlo Rovelli, Simon Carnell - translator, Erica Segre - translator
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 634
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      5 out of 5 stars 581
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 578

    What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? Theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life exploring these questions and pushing the boundaries of what we know. Here he explains how our image of the world has changed over the last few dozen centuries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Most compelling physics book in at least 10 years!

    • By Kyle on 02-03-17

    Regular price: $22.40

    • Beyond Good and Evil

    • By: Friedrich Nietzsche
    • Narrated by: Alex Jennings, Roy McMillan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 374
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 291
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 287

    Continuing where Thus Spoke Zarathustra left off, Nietzsche's controversial work Beyond Good and Evil is one of the most influential philosophical texts of the 19th century and one of the most controversial works of ideology ever written. Attacking the notion of morality as nothing more than institutionalised weakness, Nietzsche criticises past philosophers for their unquestioning acceptance of moral precepts. Nietzsche tried to formulate what he called "the philosophy of the future".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Book, great Audio Narration

    • By Mozart on 01-07-11

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Don Quixote

    • By: Miguel de Cervantes, John Ormsby (translated by)
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 36 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 659
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 569
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 566

    The most influential work of the entire Spanish literary canon and a founding work of modern Western literature, Don Quixote is also one of the greatest works ever written. Hugely entertaining but also moving at times, this episodic novel is built on the fantasy life of one Alonso Quixano, who lives with his niece and housekeeper in La Mancha. Quixano, obsessed by tales of knight errantry, renames himself ‘Don Quixote’ and with his faithful servant Sancho Panza, goes on a series of quests.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • More than funny

    • By Colin on 08-21-11

    Regular price: $48.99

    • Seven Pillars of Wisdom

    • By: T. E. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 25 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 429
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 382
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 386

    Although T. E. Lawrence, commonly known as "Lawrence of Arabia’, died in 1935, the story of his life has captured the imagination of succeeding generations. Seven Pillars of Wisdom is a monumental work in which he chronicles his role in leading the Arab Revolt against the Turks during the First World War. A reluctant leader, and wracked by guilt at the duplicity of the British, Lawrence nevertheless threw himself into his role, suffering the blistering desert conditions and masterminding military campaigns which culminated in the triumphant march of the Arabs into Damascus.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the greatest stories ever told.

    • By Stevie on 01-11-13

    Regular price: $45.49

    • The Plant Messiah

    • By: Carlos Magdalena
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Carlos Magdalena is not your average horticulturist. He's a man on a mission to save the world's most endangered plants. First captivated by the flora of his native Spain, he has traveled to the remotest parts of the globe in search of exotic species. Renowned for his pioneering work, he has committed his life to protecting plants from man-made ecological destruction and thieves hunting for wealthy collectors. 

    Regular price: $24.50

    • Conclave

    • A Novel
    • By: Robert Harris
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 474
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 428
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 430

    The pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, 118 cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world's most secretive election. They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they have rivals. Over the next 72 hours, one of them will become the most powerful spiritual figure on earth.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An unusual mystery

    • By Steve on 04-23-17

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Landmarks

    • By: Robert Macfarlane
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Landmarks, a fascinating exploration of the relationship between language and landscapes by Robert Macfarlane, read by Roy McMillan. Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Buy the book

    • By Kindle Customer on 08-08-17

    Regular price: $20.66

    • The Tractor Who Wants to Fall Asleep: UK English (A New Way of Getting Children to Sleep 3)

    • By: Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Do you struggle to get your child to sleep? Discover the miracle book and reclaim bedtime! Join millions of parents all over the world and embrace a bedtime routine that will help your child to relax and fall fast asleep. Let your child be lulled to sleep with Tractor Alex in a sleep-inducing ride around the farm. Along the way they meet Yawning Carrot, Half-Asleep Leon, Sleeping Apples and other friends, who tell them what they do to fall asleep at night. Your child will have a soothing and relaxing experience and can fall asleep quickly - at naptime and bedtime.

    Regular price: $2.73

    • Micromastery

    • Learn Small, Learn Fast, and Unlock Your Potential to Achieve Anything
    • By: Robert Twigger
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Forget spending 10,000 hours in the pursuit of perfecting just one thing. The true path to success and achievement lies in the pursuit of perfecting lots and lots of small things - for a big payoff. Combining positive psychology, neuroscience, self-help and more, this delightfully illuminating book encourages us to circumvent all the reasons we "can't" learn and grow (we're too busy, it's too complicated, we're not experts, we didn't start when we were young) - by tackling small, satisfying skills.

    • Learn Small, Learn Fast, and Unlock Your Potential to Achieve Anything
    • By: Robert Twigger
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Release date: 03-06-18
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    Regular price: $28.00

    • Somme

    • Into the Breach
    • By: Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 19 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 107

    No conflict better encapsulates all that went wrong on the Western Front than the Battle of the Somme in 1916. The tragic loss of life and stoic endurance by troops who walked towards their death is an iconic image which will be hard to ignore during the centennial year. Despite this, this book shows the extent to which the Allied armies were in fact able repeatedly to break through the German front lines.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent historical research

    • By Brad Hamor on 03-06-17

    Regular price: $23.44

    • Kissinger

    • 1923-1968: The Idealist
    • By: Niall Ferguson
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 33 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Kissinger: The Idealist by Niall Ferguson, read by Roy McMillan. No American statesman has been as revered and as reviled as Henry Kissinger. Hailed by some as the 'indispensable man' whose advice has been sought by every president from John F. Kennedy to George W. Bush, Kissinger has also attracted immense hostility from critics who have cast him as an amoral Machiavellian - the ultimate cold-blooded 'realist'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent narrative & narrator

    • By William Tutt on 10-10-17

    Regular price: $31.97

    • Bulgakov: A Dog's Heart

    • By: Mikhail Bulgakov
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 489
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      4 out of 5 stars 445
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 450

    When a respected surgeon decides to transplant human body parts into a stray dog, he creates a monster - drunken, profligate, aggressive and selfish. It seems the worst aspects of the donor have been transplanted as well. As his previously well-regulated home descends into riotous chaos, the doctor realises he will have to try to reverse the operation; but the dog isn't so keen....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fine piece of art!

    • By Mike McGuire on 11-29-11

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Conclave

    • By: Robert Harris
    • Narrated by: Roy Mcmillan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    The Pope is dead. Behind the locked doors of the Sistine Chapel, 118 cardinals from all over the globe will cast their votes in the world's most secretive election. They are holy men. But they have ambition. And they have rivals. Over the next 72 hours, one of them will become the most powerful spiritual figure on earth.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Dirty doings at the Vatican

    • By Peter on 10-11-17

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Unravelling Oliver

    • By: Liz Nugent
    • Narrated by: Sam O'Mahony, Roy McMillan, Kevin Hely, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Oliver Ryan is a handsome and charismatic success story. He lives in the suburbs with his wife, Alice, who illustrates his award-winning children's books and gives him her unstinting devotion. Their life together is one of enviable privilege and ease - enviable until, one evening after supper, Oliver attacks Alice and beats her into a coma. In the aftermath, as everyone tries to make sense of his astonishing act of savagery, Oliver tells his story. So do those whose paths he has crossed over five decades. What unfolds is a story of shame, envy, breathtaking deception and masterful manipulation.

    Regular price: $19.18

    • Pax Britannica

    • The Climax of an Empire - Pax Britannica, Volume 2
    • By: Jan Morris
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 17 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 100

    The Pax Britannica trilogy is Jan Morris’s magnificent history of the British Empire from 1837 to 1965. Huge in scope and ambition, it is always personal and immediate, bringing the story vividly to life. Pax Britannica, the second volume, is a snapshot of the Empire at the Diamond Jubilee of 1897. It looks at what made up the Empire —from adventurers and politicians to communications and infrastructure, as well as anomalies and eccentricities.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The British Empire at it's Peak

    • By Bryan on 05-16-12

    Regular price: $57.39

    • Reality Is Not What It Seems

    • The Journey to Quantum Gravity
    • By: Carlo Rovelli
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 55

    From the best-selling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics comes a new audiobook about the mind-bending nature of the universe. What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? Scientist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life exploring these questions and pushing the boundaries of what we know. Here he explains how our image of the world has changed throughout centuries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rovelli is a master

    • By Robert A. Shapiro on 10-21-16

    Regular price: $21.31

    • George and the Unbreakable Code

    • By: Stephen Hawking, Lucy Hawking
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan, Sophie Aldred
    • Length: 6 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
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      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    George and his best friend, Annie, haven't had any space adventures for a while, and they're missing the excitement. But not for long, because seriously strange things have started happening. Banks are handing out free money; supermarkets aren't able to charge for their produce, so people are getting free food; and aircraft are refusing to fly. It looks like the world's biggest and best computers have all been hacked. And no one knows why.

    Regular price: $17.00

    • The Communist Manifesto

    • By: Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels
    • Narrated by: Charles Armstrong, Roy McMillan
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 64
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      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 55

    Without question one of the most significant books in modern history, The Communist Manifesto is a brief, populist pamphlet that distils the core ideas of communism into accessible prose. Published just months before violent uprisings threatened to destabilise much of the European establishment, it outlines a view of history as a constant battle between the classes that will inevitably result in revolution.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Taken in the context of it's time...

    • By Brian on 09-24-17

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Conundrum

    • By: Jan Morris
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    This remarkable memoir is the classic account of the transgender journey. It is all the more extraordinary because it is the life story of a figure who, it seemed, seamlessly and publicly charted a course through the English establishment - James Morris, outstanding journalist, historian and travel writer, famed for a peerless writing style. But all the while he was concealing a very different inner world: from the age of four he felt that, despite his body, he was really a girl.

    Regular price: $14.55

    • Ravenspur

    • Rise of the Tudors
    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    Penguin presents the unabridged downloadable audiobook edition of Ravenspur by Conn Iggulden, read by Roy McMillan. The fourth and final novel in Conn Iggulden's epic Wars of the Roses series. The season of vengeance has begun.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must Read for War of Roses buffs

    • By Brett on 06-25-17

    Regular price: $25.58

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