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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 464
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 245

    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 165
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 146
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 147

    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

    • 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 243
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 134
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    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

    • The Count of Monte Cristo [Abridged]

    • By: Alexandre Dumas
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 2 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    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

    • 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 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    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

    • The Human Factor

    • By: Graham Greene
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 218
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 152

    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

    • Treason's Harbour

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 9
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    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

    • 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 60
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    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

    • Alone on a Wide Wide Sea

    • By: Michael Morpurgo
    • Narrated by: Emilia Fox, Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    There were dozens of us on the ship, all ages, boys and girls, and we were all up on deck for the leaving of Liverpool, gulls wheeling and crying over our heads, calling good-bye, I thought they were waving good-bye. None of us spoke. It was a grey day with drizzle in the air, the great sad cranes bowing to the ship from the docks as we steamed past. That is all I remember of England…

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • AMAZING Read!

    • By Jeanette Walker on 08-12-17

    Regular price: $10.96

    • They Saw It Happen

    • Eyewitness Accounts from Ancient Greece to Hiroshima
    • By: Compiled by Matthew Lewin
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith, Teresa Gallagher, Tom George
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    Here are more than 60 eyewitness accounts of notable historical events beginning with the Spartans at Thermopylae in 480 BC through to and including the Bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. Hear of the Black Death of the 1340s, the 1666 Great Fire of London, the Boston Tea Party in 1773, the 1793 Execution of Louis XVI, the Death of Vice Admiral Nelson during the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805, and the American Civil War (1861-1865).

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A Bit Slow

    • By Operator22 on 05-19-12

    Regular price: $18.89

    • The Barchester Chronicles

    • Six BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations
    • By: Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated by: Clive Mantle, David Bamber, Iain Glen, and others
    • Length: 15 hrs and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Six lavish BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations of Anthony Trollope's much-loved novels. Anthony Trollope's series of witty and gently satirical stories of provincial life are set in the fictional town of Barchester and its surrounding county of Barsetshire. The canvas is broad and colourful, with a set of iconic characters in whose lives we become intimately involved as they grow up, grow old, and fall in or out of love and friendship across the years.

    Regular price: $24.78

    • The Truelove

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 15
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 12 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    A British whaler has been captured in the Friendly Isles, and Captain Jack Aubrey is dispatched with the Surprise to restore order. But a female convict who escaped from the penal colony in New South Wales has stowed away in the cable-tier. To the officers, Clarissa Harvill is an object of awkward courtliness and dangerous jealousies...

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Should not be sold as is

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-06-09

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The Far Side of the World

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 10
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15

    The War of 1812 continues, and Jack Aubrey sets course for Cape Horn on a mission after his own heart: intercepting a powerful American frigate outward bound to play havoc with the British whaling trade. Stephen Maturin has fish of his own to fry in the world of secret intelligence. Disaster in various guises awaits them... Browse more Patrick O'Brian.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator should be in another line of work

    • By Bill on 09-20-17

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The Winter King

    • By: Bernard Cornwell
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Uther, the High King of Britain, has died, leaving the infant Mordred as his only heir. His uncle, the loyal and gifted warlord Arthur, now rules as caretaker for a country that has fallen into chaos - threats emerge from within the British kingdoms while vicious Saxon armies stand ready to invade. As he struggles to unite Britain and hold back the Saxon enemy, Arthur is embroiled in a doomed romance with beautiful Guinevere.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Winter King - Arthur Trilogy

    • By David on 10-08-12

    Regular price: $5.45

    • The Surgeon's Mate

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 7
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin are ordered home by dispatch vessel to bring the news of their latest victory to the government. But Maturin is a marked man for the havoc he has wrought in the French intelligence network in the New World, and the attention of two privateers soon becomes menacing.

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    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The best so far!

    • By A P on 01-29-04

    Regular price: $21.27

    • The Fortune of War

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 6
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    Captain Jack Aubrey, Royal Navy, arrives in the Dutch East Indies to find himself appointed to the command of the fastest and best-armed frigate in the Navy. He and his friend, Stephen Maturin, take passage for England in a dispatch vessel. But the War of 1812 breaks out while they are en route...

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    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Why this book

    • By thomas rahaim on 09-06-16

    Regular price: $17.50

    • The Ionian Mission

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 8
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 15 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin, veterans now of many battles, return to the seas where they first sailed as shipmates. But, this is a longer, harder, colder war than the dashing frigate actions of their early days. When a sudden turn of events takes them off on a hazardous mission, they must depend on all of their seamanship skills and Jack's proverbial luck.

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    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another great Aubrey-Maturin story

    • By Marilee on 06-19-03

    Regular price: $21.27

    • 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
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

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

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Mauritius Command

    • Aubrey/Maturin Series, Book 4
    • By: Patrick O'Brian
    • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
    • Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 18

    Captain Jack Aubrey is ashore on half pay without a command - until Stephen Maturin arrives with secret orders for Aubrey to take a frigate to the Cape of Good Hope under a commodore's pennant, there to mount an expedition against two French-held islands. The difficulties of carrying out his orders are compounded by two of his own captains...

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    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Theme Begins to Mature

    • By Christopher on 04-06-03

    Regular price: $21.27

    • 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 31
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    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

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