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Audiobooks by Michel Faber

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  1. Little Secrets Audiobook Little Secrets
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  2. Winning the War in Your Mind: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life Audiobook Winning the War in Your Mind: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life
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  3. Shelter in Place Audiobook Shelter in Place
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  4. People Like Us Audiobook People Like Us
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  5. The Secret Keeper of Jaipur Audiobook The Secret Keeper of Jaipur
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  6. What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing Audiobook What Happened to You?: Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing
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  7. The Squiggly Career: Ditch the Ladder, Discover Opportunity, Design Your Career Audiobook The Squiggly Career: Ditch the Ladder, Discover Opportunity, Design Your Career
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  8. Virgin River Audiobook Virgin River
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  9. Life's Too Short Audiobook Life's Too Short
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  10. False Witness Audiobook False Witness
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D (A Tale of Two Worlds): A modern-day Dickensian fable Audiobook

D (A Tale of Two Worlds): A modern-day Dickensian fable

Author: Michel Faber Narrator: Isabel Adomakoh-Young Release Date: September 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. A modern-day Dickensian fable and a celebration of friendship and humanity, by the acclaimed author of The Crimson Petal and the White. It all starts on the morning the letter D disappears from the language. First, it vanishes from her parents' conversation at breakfast, then from the road signs outside. Soon the local dentist and the neighbour's Dalmatian are missing, and even the Donkey Derby has been called off. Though she doesn't know why, Dhikilo is summoned to the home of her old history teacher Professor Dodderfield and his faithful Labrador, Nelly Robinson. And this is where our story begins. Set between England and the wintry land of Liminus, a world enslaved by the monstrous Gamp and populated by fearsome, enchanting creatures, D (Tale of Two Worlds) is a mesmerising tale of friendship and bravery in an uncertain world. Told with simple beauty and warmth, its celebration of moral courage and freethinking is a powerful reminder of our human capacity for strength, hope and justice. 'Faber's writing is so dizzyingly accomplished that he is able to convince you that, just sometimes, the old stories are the best ones' GUARDIAN 'Glorious. A story that will be found and enjoyed and dreamed about for years to come' NEIL GAIMAN 'If ever a book like this was needed, it is now. Dhikilo is a splendid heroine for our time: She stands for kindness, honesty and humanity. Her triumph will have readers rejoicing' DIANE SETTERFIELD © Michel Faber 2020 (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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The Book of Strange New Things: A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation Audiobook

The Book of Strange New Things: A BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation

Author: Michel Faber Narrator: Dougray Scott, Hayley Atwell, Joe Armstrong Release Date: July 2020

A BBC Radio adaptation of Michel Faber’s science fiction masterpiece, starring Dougray Scott, Joe Armstrong and Hayley Atwell Peter is a devoted husband and man of faith who is called to the mission of a lifetime – one that takes him galaxies away from his wife, Beatrice. Hired as a preacher by an enigmatic corporation called USIC, he must leave behind everything he loves to travel to the far distant planet of Oasis, where the company has its base. The native inhabitants – a gentle, peaceable community – welcome Peter to their settlement, and are eager to hear the teachings of the Bible, which they call ‘The Book of Strange New Things’. As he becomes acquainted with his new flock, he tells them about where he has come from, and shows them photos of life on Earth. But in his absence, climate change has wreaked devastation on Peter’s home planet. Letters from his wife tell of food shortages, natural disasters and societal breakdown – and as survival on Earth becomes more and more difficult, the distance between Peter and Beatrice grows ever vaster. As their relationship is put under increasing strain, can they find a way to reconnect with each other? Winner of the Saltire Book of the Year Award 2015, The Book of Strange New Things is an extraordinary, unforgettable tale of love, faith and what happens when both are tested to breaking point. This mesmerising dramatisation stars Dougray Scott as the Narrator, Joe Armstrong as Peter and Hayley Atwell as Beatrice. Cast and credits Narrator – Dougray Scott Peter – Joe Armstrong Beatrice – Hayley Atwell Grainger – Kelly Burke Oasan/Tuska – Mark Edel-Hunt Jesus Lover Number One/Severin – Michael Bertenshaw Jesus Lover Number Five/BG – Damian Lynch Jesus Lover Number Four – David Acton USIC Psychologist – Jane Slavin USIC Doctor – Elaine Claxton Other parts played by members of the company Written by Michel Faber Adapted by Miranda Emmerson Directed by Emma Harding First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 6-17 October 2014

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The Book of Strange New Things Audiobook

The Book of Strange New Things

Author: Michel Faber Narrator: Josh Cohen Release Date: October 2014

A monumental, genre-defying novel that David Mitchell calls "Michel Faber’s second masterpiece," The Book of Strange New Things is a masterwork from a writer in full command of his many talents. It begins with Peter, a devoted man of faith, as he is called to the mission of a lifetime, one that takes him galaxies away from his wife, Bea. Peter becomes immersed in the mysteries of an astonishing new environment, overseen by an enigmatic corporation known only as USIC. His work introduces him to a seemingly friendly native population struggling with a dangerous illness and hungry for Peter’s teachings—his Bible is their “book of strange new things.” But Peter is rattled when Bea’s letters from home become increasingly desperate: typhoons and earthquakes are devastating whole countries, and governments are crumbling. Bea’s faith, once the guiding light of their lives, begins to falter. Suddenly, a separation measured by an otherworldly distance, and defined both by one newly discovered world and another in a state of collapse, is threatened by an ever-widening gulf that is much less quantifiable. While Peter is reconciling the needs of his congregation with the desires of his strange employer, Bea is struggling for survival. Their trials lay bare a profound meditation on faith, love tested beyond endurance, and our responsibility to those closest to us. Marked by the same bravura storytelling and precise language that made The Crimson Petal and the White such an international success, The Book of Strange New Things is extraordinary, mesmerizing, and replete with emotional complexity and genuine pathos.

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The Book of Strange New Things Audiobook

The Book of Strange New Things

Author: Michel Faber Narrator: Josh Cohen Release Date: October 2014

'I am with you always, even unto the end of the world . . .' Peter Leigh is a missionary called to go on the journey of a lifetime. Leaving behind his beloved wife, Bea, he boards a flight for a remote and unfamiliar land, a place where the locals are hungry for the teachings of the Bible - his 'book of strange new things'. It is a quest that will challenge Peter's beliefs, his understanding of the limits of the human body and, most of all, his love for Bea. The Book of Strange New Things is a wildly original tale of adventure, faith and the ties that might hold two people together when they are worlds apart. This momentous novel, Faber's first since The Crimson Petal and the White, sees him at his expectation-defying best.

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Under the Skin Audiobook

Under the Skin

Author: Michel Faber Narrator: Fiona Hardingham Release Date: August 2012

Hailed as "original and unsettling, an Animal Farm for the new century" (Wall Street Journal), this debut novel lingers long after the last page has been turned. A "fascinating psychological thriller" (Baltimore Sun), this entrancing novel introduces Isserley, a female driver who scouts the Scottish Highlands for male hitchhikers with big muscles. She herself is tiny-like a kid peering up over the steering wheel. Scarred and awkward, yet strangely erotic and threatening, Isserley listens to her passengers as they open up to her, revealing clues about who might miss them should they disappear-and then she strikes. What happens to her victims next is only part of a terrifying reality. At once humane and horrifying, Under the Skin takes us on a heart-thumping ride through dangerous territory: our own moral instincts and the boundaries of compassion. A grotesque and comical allegory and a surreal representation of contemporary society run amok, Under the Skin was internationally received as the arrival of an exciting talent, rich and assured. "A fascinating book...The fantastic is so nicely played against the day-to-day that one feels the strangeness of both...Remarkable."-New York Times Book Review

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Under The Skin Audiobook

Under The Skin

Author: Michel Faber Narrator: Gerri Halligan Release Date: July 2012

An incredibly powerful and unsettling thriller, audio edition of Michel Faber's debut novel read by Gerri Halligan.

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The Crimson Petal And The White Audiobook

The Crimson Petal And The White

Author: Michel Faber Narrator: Jill Tanner Release Date: April 2011

NOW A MAJOR BBC DRAMA STARRING Romola Garai, Chris O'Dowd, Gillian Anderson, Richard E. Grant, Shirley Henderson and Mark Gatiss. The audio reader is Jill Tanner. 'Watch your step. Keep your wits about you; you will need them . . .' So begins this irresistible voyage into the dark side of Victorian London. Amongst an unforgettable cast of low-lifes, physicians, businessmen and prostitutes, meet our heroine Sugar, a young woman trying to drag herself up from the gutter any way she can. Be prepared for a mesmerising tale of passion, intrigue, ambition and revenge.

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