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    • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

    • A Novel
    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 26 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,193
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,997
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,999

    In a Tokyo suburb a young man named Toru Okada searches for his wife's missing cat.... Soon he finds himself looking for his wife as well in a netherworld that lies beneath the placid surface of Tokyo. As these searches intersect, Okada encounters a bizarre group of allies and antagonists: a psychic prostitute; a malevolent yet mediagenic politician; a cheerfully morbid 16-year-old-girl; and an aging war veteran who has been permanently changed by the hideous things he witnessed during Japan's forgotten campaign in Manchuria.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great story. Make narrators "female voice" incredibly distracting

    • By Benjamin E. Flashman on 03-19-17

    Regular price: $45.50

    • Metro 2033

    • By: Dmitry Glukhovsky
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 20 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,385
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,164
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,168

    The year is 2033. The world has been reduced to rubble. Humanity is nearly extinct and the half-destroyed cities have become uninhabitable through radiation. Beyond their boundaries, they say, lie endless burned-out deserts and the remains of splintered forests. Survivors still remember the past greatness of humankind, but the last remains of civilisation have already become a distant memory. Man has handed over stewardship of the earth to new life-forms. A few score thousand survivors live on, not knowing whether they are the only ones left on Earth....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Almost gave up, glad I finished

    • By Amazon shopper on 05-04-17

    Regular price: $34.94

    • Metro 2035

    • By: Dmitry Glukhovsky
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 19 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 550
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 518
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 520

    World War Three wiped out the humankind. The planet is empty now. Huge cities became dust and ashes. Railroads are being eaten by rust. Abandoned satellites hang lonely in their orbits. Radio is mute on all frequencies. The only survivors of the last war were those who made it into the gates of the Metro, the subway system of Moscow city. It's there, hundreds of feet below the ground, in the vaults of what was constructed as the world's largest air-raid shelter, where now people try to outlive the end of days.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Really great stories.

    • By Adam S. on 04-02-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Thoreau: Walden / Civil Disobedience

    • By: Henry David Thoreau
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 517
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 426
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 423

    In 1845 Henry David Thoreau, one of the principal New England Transcendentalists, left the small town of Concord for the country. Beside the lake of Walden he built himself a log cabin and returned to nature, to observe and reflect – while surviving on eight dollars a year. From this experience emerged Walden, one of the great classics of American literature.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By Tommy on 08-17-12

    Regular price: $44.09

    • The Wise Man's Fear

    • The Kingkiller Chronicle: Book 2
    • By: Patrick Rothfuss
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 42 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,719
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,614
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,611

    Sequel to the extraordinary The Name of The Wind, The Wise Man’s Fear is the second instalment of this superb fantasy trilogy from Patrick Rothfuss. This is the most exciting fantasy series since George R. R. Martin's A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE, and a must for all fans of HBO's GAME OF THRONES.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • 2nd in Series, still Excellent

    • By Vira on 10-04-13

    Regular price: $26.64

    • Private London

    • By: James Patterson, Mark Pearson
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,273
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,139
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,137

    For Hannah Shapiro, a beautiful young American student, this particular nightmare began eight years ago in Los Angeles, when Jack Morgan, owner of Private--the world's most exclusive detective agency--saved her from a horrific death. She has fled her country, but can't flee her past. The terror has followed her to London, and now it is down to former Royal Military Police Sergeant Dan Carter, head of Private London, to save her all over again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I fell in love with the character.

    • By Wendy on 01-02-13

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Name of the Wind

    • The Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 1
    • By: Patrick Rothfuss
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 28 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 827
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 781
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 782

    I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep. My name is Kvothe.You may have heard of me.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best books I have ever listened to

    • By Niall on 04-10-13

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Metro 2034

    • By: Dmitry Glukhovsky
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 921
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 859
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 861

    The Metro books have put Dmitry Glukhovsky in the vanguard of Russian speculative fiction alongside the creator of Night Watch, Sergei Lukyanenko. A year after the events of Metro 2033, the last few survivors of the apocalypse, surrounded by mutants and monsters, face a terrifying new danger as they hang on for survival in the tunnels of the Moscow Metro. Featuring blistering action, vivid and tough characters, claustrophobic tension and dark satire, the Metro books have become bestsellers across Europe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nothing to do with first book or games.

    • By J.HANDBANANA on 10-04-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Wild Sheep Chase

    • A Novel
    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 9 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 484
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 444
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 445

    A marvelous hybrid of mythology and mystery, A Wild Sheep Chase is the extraordinary literary thriller that launched Haruki Murakami's international reputation.

    It begins simply enough: A 20-something advertising executive receives a postcard from a friend, and casually appropriates the image for an insurance company's advertisement. What he doesn't realize is that included in the pastoral scene is a mutant sheep with a star on its back, and in using this photo he has unwittingly captured the attention of a man in black who offers a menacing ultimatum: Find the sheep or face dire consequences.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • ...narration like Frank Muller and David Lynch...

    • By Frank on 05-25-14

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Jupiter's Travels

    • By: Ted Simon
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas, Ted Simon
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 356
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 337
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 337

    On October 6, 1973, Ted Simon knew there was no going back. He loaded up his 500cc Triumph Tiger in the pouring rain and said good-bye to London. Over four years he rode 64,000 miles round the world. Breakdowns, revolutions, war, a spell in prison, and a Californian commune were all part of his experience, which was colored variously by utter despair and unimaginable joy. He was treated as a spy, a god, a welcome stranger and a curiosity

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Eloquently Written ~ Exquisitely Told

    • By Joseph on 10-13-15

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Skulduggery Pleasant

    • Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 1
    • By: Derek Landy
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    She's 12. He's dead. But together they're going to save the world. Hopefully. The iconic first book in the best-selling Skulduggery Pleasant series. Stephanie's uncle Gordon is a writer of horror fiction. But when he dies and leaves her his estate, Stephanie learns that while he may have written horror it certainly wasn't fiction. Pursued by evil forces, Stephanie finds help from an unusual source - the wisecracking skeleton of a dead sorcerer....

    Regular price: $13.85

    • Playing with Fire

    • Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 2
    • By: Derek Landy
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    She's 12. He's dead. But together they're going to save the world. Hopefully. The second book in the best-selling Skulduggery Pleasant series. Vengeous. Dusk. Sanguine. Three of the deadliest killers alive are in town to resurrect an unstoppable creature of horrifying power. And only Skulduggery and Valkyrie stand in their way.

    Regular price: $9.05

    • The Elephant Vanishes

    • Stories
    • By: Haruki Murakami, Alfred Birnbaum (translator), Jay Rubin (translator)
    • Narrated by: Teresa Gallagher, John Chancer, Walter Lewis, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 68

    With the same deadpan mania and genius for dislocation that he brought to his internationally acclaimed novels A Wild Sheep Chase and Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruki Murakami makes this collection of stories a determined assault on the normal. A man sees his favorite elephant vanish into thin air; a newlywed couple suffers attacks of hunger that drive them to hold up a McDonald's in the middle of the night; and a young woman discovers that she has become irresistible to a little green monster who burrows up through her backyard.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Faceless Ones

    • Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 3
    • By: Derek Landy
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    She's 12. He's dead. But together they're going to save the world. Hopefully. The third book in the best-selling Skulduggery Pleasant series. You've seen it all before: some bad guy wants to bring about the end of the world. A few people get hurt, sure, but everything's all right in the end. Well...not this time.

    Regular price: $12.78

    • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 26 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,612
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 947
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 945

    Toru Okada is going through a difficult time. He is without a job, his cat has disappeared, and his wife is behaving strangely. Into this unbalanced world comes a variety of curious characters, a young girl sunbathing in a nearby garden; sisters who are very peculiar indeed; an old war veteran with a violent, disturbing story. Okada retreats to a deep well in a nearby house. And the story unfolds.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Bizarre

    • By Shelley on 08-14-07

    Regular price: $81.17

    • Short Stories: The Vintage Collection

    • By: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Saki, Thomas Hardy, and others
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi, Martin Jarvis, Hugh Laurie, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65

    The fifth volume in CSA Word's massively popular complete and unabridged ‘Short Stories’ collection is bound to please. With something for everyone this collection of classic stories read by only the best-suited and most established readers will delight the ears as a vintage wine excites the gullet; The Vintage Collection is audible gold. Features eye-catching typographical series design.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Superb Collection and Production

    • By andrew on 07-14-12

    Regular price: $13.42

    • Metro 2033

    • By: Dmitry Glukhovsky
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 20 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 226
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212

    The year is 2033. The world has been reduced to rubble. Humanity is nearly extinct and the half-destroyed cities have become uninhabitable through radiation. Beyond their boundaries, they say, lie endless burned-out deserts and the remains of splintered forests. Survivors still remember the past greatness of humankind, but the last remains of civilisation have already become a distant memory. Man has handed over stewardship of the earth to new life-forms.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Read it while playing the game!

    • By Morad on 07-20-14

    Regular price: $26.64

    • Skulduggery Pleasant

    • Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 1
    • By: Derek Landy
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81

    Stephanie's uncle Gordon is a writer of horror fiction. But when he dies and leaves her his estate, Stephanie learns that, while he may have written horror, it certainly wasn't fiction. Pursued by evil forces intent on recovering a mysterious key, Stephanie finds help from an unusual source, the wisecracking skeleton of a dead wizard.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dark Magic & a talking skeleton

    • By Sumit G. on 08-25-07

    Regular price: $9.05

    • After the Quake

    • Stories
    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas, Teresa Gallagher, Adam Sims
    • Length: 4 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 74

    The six stories in Haruki Murakami’s mesmerizing collection are set at the time of the catastrophic 1995 Kobe earthquake, when Japan became brutally aware of the fragility of its daily existence. But the upheavals that afflict Murakami’s characters are even deeper and more mysterious, emanating from a place where the human meets the inhuman.

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Retribution Falls

    • By: Chris Wooding
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 13 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 156

    Frey is the captain of the Ketty Jay, leader of a small and highly dysfunctional band of layabouts. An inveterate womaniser and rogue, he and his gang make a living on the wrong side of the law, avoiding the heavily armed flying frigates of the Coalition Navy. With their trio of ragged fighter craft, they run contraband, rob airships, and generally make a nuisance of themselves. So a hot tip on a cargo freighter loaded with valuables seems like a great prospect for an easy heist and a fast buck. Until the heist goes wrong, and the freighter explodes.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing book and great narrator voice

    • By Pernille on 02-02-16

    Regular price: $25.81

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