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    • Jung

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Anthony Stevens
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 449
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 233

    Anthony Stevens argues that Jung's visionary powers and profound spirituality have helped many to find an alternative set of values to the arid materialism prevailing Western society.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very nice - will not be disappointed

    • By Edgar on 12-15-05

    Regular price: $16.09

    • Nineteen Eighty-Four

    • By: George Orwell
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 154
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 138

    Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in London, chief city of Airstrip One. Big Brother stares out from every poster and the Thought Police uncover each act of betrayal. When Winston finds love with Julia, he discovers that life does not have to be dull and deadening and awakens to new possibilities. Despite the police helicopters that hover and circle overhead, Winston and Julia begin to question the Party.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • it is not the audio book I was surprised by that

    • By Kindle Customer on 04-17-18

    Regular price: $10.66

    • Classic BBC Radio Shakespeare: Romances

    • The Winter's Tale, Pericles, The Tempest
    • By: William Shakespeare
    • Narrated by: Hannah Gordon, Paul Scofield, Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    These three legendary plays, performed by some of the best-known theatrical actors of the 20th century, are the perfect way to commemorate England's greatest dramatist. The Winter's Tale: one man's consuming jealousy threatens to destroy both himself and those around him, but his actions arouse a passionate sense of honour, love, justice and self-sacrifice in members of his Court and family. First broadcast in 1982, starring Ronald Pickup as Leontes, with Hannah Gordon as Hermione and John Gielgud as Time.

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Endurance

    • Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
    • By: Alfred Lansing
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    You'll be awe-inspired by the heroic efforts of the crew of the Endurance, a ship that battled its way for six weeks through thousands of miles of pack ice while ironically only a day's sail from its destination.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Best You'll Find

    • By Todd on 05-01-03

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Monsoon

    • Courtney 3, Book 2
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 17

    It is the dawn of the 18th century. At the farthest edges of the known world, the mighty Honourable East India Company suffers near-catastrophic losses from pirates on the high seas. After four years away from service, master mariner Sir Henry Courtney prepares for his latest and most dangerous voyage: a death or glory mission in the name of Empire and the Crown.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Abridged versions fall short

    • By Mikey on 01-01-17

    Regular price: $11.72

    • The Count of Monte Cristo [Abridged]

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 2 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    An epic literary adventure considered a classic around the world. The story centers around Edmond Dantes, a young sailor who finds himself arrested, accused of treason, and relegated to the bowls of the island fortress of Chateau d'If, all on his wedding day. The ensuing drama of his escape, revenge, and quest for the treasure of Monte Cristo is one reread by thousands every year.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • It good but..

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-24-18

    Regular price: $8.25

    • The Human Factor

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 215
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 149

    When a leak is traced back to a small sub-section of SIS, it sparks off security checks, tensions and suspicions - the sort of atmosphere where mistakes could be made. This novel opens up the lonely, isolated, neurotic world of the Secret Service.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Non-traditional Espionage Novel that Subverts ALL

    • By Darwin8u on 06-25-12

    Regular price: $19.71

    • The Diamond Hunters

    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 3 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The Van Der Byl Diamond Company, willed by its founder to his son Benedict, turns out to be a bequest of hatred. For it is couched in such terms as to offer him the instrument of destruction of his bitterest rival. "Destroy Johnny" is the old man's implacable message. And so, consumed with envy for his own foster-brother, Benedict sets out in ruthless pursuit of this goal - and Johnny is plunged into a maelstrom of greed, vengeance, and murder.

    Regular price: $11.72

    • Treason's Harbour

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 9
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    While Captain Aubrey worries about repairs to his ship, Stephen Maturin assumes the center stage; for the dockyards and salons of Malta are alive with Napoleon's agents, and the admiralty's intelligence network is compromised. Maturin's cunning is the sole bulwark against sabotage of Aubrey's daring mission.

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    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Wrong book

    • By Phil on 07-10-05

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The Reverse of the Medal

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 11
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Captain Jack Aubrey, Royal Navy, ashore after a successful cruise, is persuaded by a casual acquaintance to make certain investments in the city. This innocent decision ensnares him in the London criminal underground and in government espionage - the province of his friend Stephen Maturin. Is Aubrey's humiliation and the threatened ruin of his career a deliberate plot?

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Cloud Atlas

    • By: David Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith, Charles Collingwood, Jane Collingwood
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31

    A reluctant voyager crossing the Pacific in 1850; a disinherited composer blagging a precarious livelihood in between-the-wars Belgium; a high-minded journalist in Governor Reagan's California; a vanity publisher fleeing his gangland creditors; a genetically modified 'dinery server' on death-row; and Zachry, a young Pacific Islander witnessing the nightfall of science and civilisation....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Many stories all join together

    • By Gail on 11-17-11

    Regular price: $10.84

    • Desolation Island

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 5
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 16 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Commissioned to rescue Governor Bligh of Bounty fame, Captain Jack Aubrey and his friend and surgeon Stephen Maturin sail the Leopard to Australia with a hold full of convicts. Among them is a beautiful and dangerous spy - and a treacherous disease that decimates the crew.

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    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • good book

    • By George on 06-27-03

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Power of the Sword

    • Courtney 2, Book 2
    • By: Wilbur Smith
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Manfred De La Ray and Shasa Courtney, sons of Centaine de Thiry, were blood enemies from their very first boyhood encounter. Caught up in the tumult of South Africa's history through two decades, they found themselves adversaries in an age-old war of savagery to seize the sword of power in their land.

    Regular price: $11.72

    • A Good Year

    • By: Peter Mayle
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    Max Skinner is a man at the heart of London's financial universe until his employers embark on a little asset-stripping of their own. Himself. Amid the grey London drizzle, there is one potential ray of sunshine: Max's Uncle Harry has left him his estate in his will, an eighteenth-century chateau and vineyard an hour's drive from Avignon.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Escapism for a Francophile

    • By Simon on 02-01-14

    Regular price: $11.18

    • The Canterbury Tales: The Friar's Tale (Modern Verse Translation)

    • By: Geoffrey Chaucer
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This is a story from the Canterbury Tales III: Modern Verse Translation collection.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • Doctor Who and the Masque of Mandragora

    • By: Phillip Hinchcliffe
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Forced off course by the Mandragora Helix, the TARDIS lands in the province of San Martino in fifteenth-century Italy. Here, the court astrologer, Hieronymous, has been taken over by the Mandragora energy-form - Hieronymous and the other members of his star-worshipping black magic cult will be used as a bridgehead, enabling the Mandragora Helix to conquer the Earth and rule it through their chosen servants.

    Regular price: $14.46

    • Seven Years in Tibet

    • By: Heinrich Harrer
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 2 hrs and 58 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    In 1943, Austrian adventurer Heinrich Harrer escaped from a British internment camp in India and traveled through the rugged Himalayas seeking refuge from the war. He ended up in the Forbidden City of Lhasa in Tibet, with no money or permission to be in the country. His intelligence and his European ways intrigued the curious young Dalai Lama, and Harrer became his tutor and trusted confidant.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Where's the rest???

    • By Jim on 08-19-11

    Regular price: $14.60

    • Borgen

    • Outside the Castle: A BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Drama
    • By: Joan Rang Christensen, Tommy Bredsted, Rum Malmros
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith, Full Cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    A thrilling BBC Radio full-cast spin-off from the Danish TV series, starring Tim Pigott-Smith. Hans Gammelgaard, Private Secretary in the Danish Ministry of the Environment, is seeking approval for the controlled use of genetically modified crops by Danish farmers. However, unseen enemies seem prepared to go to any lengths in pursuit of their own agenda.

    Regular price: $14.46

    • The Siege of Krishnapur

    • By: J. G. Farrell
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26

    India, 1857 - the year of the Great Mutiny, when Muslim soldiers turned in bloody rebellion on their British overlords. This time of convulsion is the subject of The Siege of Krishnapur, widely considered to the one of the finest British novels of the last 50 years. A witty and individual take on the many traditions and follies of Empire, it is also a gripping account of survival under siege, illuminating how extreme conditions can influence and affect people's behaviour and the human spirit.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • This is an Abridgement

    • By Ilana on 09-28-14

    Regular price: $9.80

    • Excalibur

    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    A story of love, war, loyalty and betrayal, Excalibur begins with the failure of Lancelot's rebellion and the ruin of Arthur's marriage to Guinevere. The Saxons, sensing the disunity of the Britons, seize the chance to destroy Arthur. The climax of the war comes with the legendary triumph at Mount Badon, and Arthur`s great victory. But the promises he made then come back to haunt him after the years of peace and glory.

    Regular price: $5.45

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