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  1. Everything You Really Need to Know About Politics: My Life as an MP Audiobook Everything You Really Need to Know About Politics: My Life as an MP
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  2. The Night She Disappeared Audiobook The Night She Disappeared
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  3. A Different Kind of Happy: The powerful fiction debut from the Sunday Times bestselling author Audiobook A Different Kind of Happy: The powerful fiction debut from the Sunday Times bestselling author
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  4. Relentless: Secrets of the Sporting Elite Audiobook Relentless: Secrets of the Sporting Elite
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  5. The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream Audiobook The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream
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  6. Healing Is the New High: A Guide to Overcoming Emotional Turmoil and Finding Freedom Audiobook Healing Is the New High: A Guide to Overcoming Emotional Turmoil and Finding Freedom
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  7. Yours Cheerfully Audiobook Yours Cheerfully
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  8. She Who Became the Sun Audiobook She Who Became the Sun
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  9. Nine Lives Audiobook Nine Lives
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  10. Erotica For Women: Exciting Erotic Sexy Stories of Pure pleasure, forbidden lust, Dirty Talk and Muc Audiobook Erotica For Women: Exciting Erotic Sexy Stories of Pure pleasure, forbidden lust, Dirty Talk and Muc
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El silbido del arquero Audiobook

El silbido del arquero

Author: Irene Vallejo Narrator: Aida De La Cruz Release Date: July 2021

Novela de aventuras, novela de guerra, de exilio y de amor, 'El silbido del arquero' es un viaje a los mitos de un pasado que aún ilumina nuestro presente. Cuando Eneas, huido del saqueo de Troya con su hijo y algunos hombres, naufraga en la costa africana, ante las playas de la ciudad de Cartago, su suerte queda en manos de la reina Elisa. A este héroe, vagabundo y derrotado, una misteriosa profecía le señala como fundador de la venidera civilización romana. Siglos después, en un tiempo circular y envolvente, el poeta Virgilio tendrá que recrear, por encargo del emperador Augusto, esa aventura inicial y las glorias pasadas del Imperio ya victorioso, que oculta abismos de miseria y codicia tras sus fastuosos mármoles. En un singular juego entre la Historia y la leyenda, 'El silbido del arquero' atrapa el reflejo de nuestros conflictos contemporáneos y la semilla de temas que nunca dejarán de fascinarnos: la sombra del poder sobre la libertad individual; el dilema de un hombre que, al derrumbarse su mundo, se debate entre reconstruir las ruinas o arriesgarse a levantar algo nuevo; las dificultades de una mujer poderosa en un universo de hombres y sus deseos de ser madre cuando su tiempo se acaba; la mirada de una adolescente sobre la convulsa vida adulta; la violencia, la piedad, el hado o la suerte... Tejida con las voces de unos personajes legendarios y, a la vez, intensamente vivos, la novela es un homenaje al arte de contar historias y al valor eterno del mito. Irene Vallejo, filóloga y escritora española, ha recibido en 2020 el Premio Nacional de Ensayo.

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Templarios, griales, vírgenes negras y otros enigmas de la Historia Audiobook

Templarios, griales, vírgenes negras y otros enigmas de la Historia

Author: Juan Eslava Galán Narrator: Leopoldo Ballesteros Release Date: July 2021

Juan Eslava Galán nos ayuda a resolver diversos enigmas de la Historia aportando veracidad en algunos casos o desmitificando, en otros. En este audiolibro encontrarás una buena herramienta para satisfacer tu curiosidad sobre algunos de los más populares episodios relacionados con vírgenes negras, Santos Griales, Tablas Redondas...

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Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction, 2nd Edition Audiobook

Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction, 2nd Edition

Author: Ian Shaw Narrator: Mike Cooper Release Date: July 2021

The ancient Egyptians are an enduring source of fascination-mummies and pyramids, curses, and rituals have captured the imagination of generations. We all have a mental picture of ancient Egypt, but is it the right one? How much do we really know about this great civilization? This second edition of Ancient Egypt: A Very Short Introduction explores the history and culture of pharaonic Egypt, including ideas about Egyptian kingship, ancient Egyptian writing systems, and the history of Egyptology. Ian Shaw introduces the listener to issues relating to ethnicity, race, gender, and sexual relations; the latest ideas about death, funerary rites, and mummification; and thoughts on religion and ethics in ancient Egypt. He also looks at the phenomenon of Egyptomania, whereby certain books and films have sensationalized aspects of Egyptian culture. Finally, Shaw takes the story to the present day by illustrating the impact of the Arab Spring on approaches to Egyptian museums and cultural heritage.

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Men Without Country: The true story of exploration and rebellion in the South Seas Audiobook

Men Without Country: The true story of exploration and rebellion in the South Seas

Author: Harrison Christian Narrator: David Tredinnick Release Date: July 2021

Full of misadventure and mystery, Men Without Country is a sweeping history of exploration and rebellion in the South Seas - told by a direct descendant of Fletcher Christian, the man who led the infamous mutiny on the Bounty A mission to collect breadfruit from Tahiti becomes the most famous mutiny in history when the crew rise up against Captain William Bligh, with accusations of food restrictions and unfair punishments. Bligh's remarkable journey back to safety is well documented, but the fates of the mutinous men remain shrouded in mystery. Some settled in Tahiti only to face capture and court martial, others sailed on to form a secret colony on Pitcairn Island, the most remote inhabited island on earth, avoiding detection for twenty years. When an American captain stumbled across the island in 1808, only one of the Bounty mutineers was left alive. Told by a direct descendant of Fletcher Christian, Men Without Country details the journey of the Bounty, and the lives of the men aboard. Lives dominated by a punishing regime of hard work and scarce rations, and deeply divided by the hierarchy of class. It is a tale of adventure and exploration punctuated by moments of extreme violence - towards each other and the people of the South Pacific. For the first time, Christian provides a comprehensive and compelling account of the whole story - from the history of trade and exploration in the South Seas to Pitcairn Island, which provided the mutineers' salvation, and then became their grave. Praise for Men Without Country 'Men Without Country shows what a writer can produce when he has real skin in the game ... Harrison Christian sets the record straight on the Bounty mutiny with forensic fervour, including the before, the during - and the after.' - Adam Courtenay, author of The Ship that Never Was

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Age Of Pandemics (1817-1920): How they shaped India and the World Audiobook

Age Of Pandemics (1817-1920): How they shaped India and the World

Author: Chinmay Tumbe Narrator: Abhishek Ajay Sharma Release Date: July 2021

From lockdowns to lockups, viruses to vaccination, the movement of people to the movement of bowels, from rats to cats, and more, The Age of Pandemics chronicles the many facets of the cholera, plague and influenza pandemics, which claimed over 70 million lives between 1817 and 1920, with India being the epicentre in all these episodes. A time otherwise known for the worldwide spread of the industrial revolution, imperialism and globalization, the period between the early nineteenth century and the early twentieth century was also the 'age of pandemics'. This book documents the scale of devastation, the likely causes and consequences, and the resilience with which people faced those uncertain times. It also provides the first comprehensive coverage of the world's greatest demographic disaster ever to descend upon a country in a short period of time - the influenza pandemic in India in 1918 - which claimed more lives than all the battle casualties of World War I, and demonstrates the continuing relevance of learning from those times to tackle contemporary challenges, such as COVID-19.

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The Founders' Speech to a Nation in Crisis: What The Founders Would Say To America Today Audiobook

The Founders' Speech to a Nation in Crisis: What The Founders Would Say To America Today

Author: Steven Rabb Narrator: Steven Rabb Release Date: July 2021

In a work described as “the ethos of our democratic Republic through the consolidation of the thoughts and words of our founders' and reviews such as “I couldn’t put this book down!” and 'A fantastic read. It can be read in one day and reread the next.' author Steven Rabb has created a powerful read through the synergized writings of America’s Founding Fathers. Through the words of the Founders, Mr. Rabb has demonstrated with amazing clarity the relevance of America’s founding ideals and their resonance for our nation today. Framing the work as a reunion between the Founders in contemporary America, Mr. Rabb gives voice to their views on modern-day issues covering everything from religious liberty and the rule of law to freedom of speech and the threat tyranny poses still today. The Founders' Speech to a Nation in Crisis is a tapestry of the Founders’ own words written in ten chapters and woven into a single, powerful speech to America. In the first few chapters, we are reminded of the God-given rights of man along with the virtues and duties required in a people who seek to retain them. The final chapter is a powerful charge from the Founders for every American to heed the call and stand to defend our threatened liberties. The continuing relevance of our Founders’ words, revealed in this meticulously crafted work like no other, is a clarion call to defend our natural rights that will stun readers and leave them celebrating America's founding ethos and principles. As one reviewer stated: “I purchased this book based on the good reviews and, wow, it did not disappoint! Never has there been a better time to be reminded of the principles this country was built on. This book nearly made me stand up and cheer. Highly recommend!”

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El buque del diablo (Devil's Ship) Audiobook

El buque del diablo (Devil's Ship)

Author: Ildefonso Arenas Narrator: Gabriela Garcia, Martin Untrojb Release Date: July 2021

El Imperio Otomano se alió con Alemania y Austria-Hungría en la Primera Guerra Mundial. Esto resultó, entre otras consecuencias catastróficas, en la guerra que duró dos años más de lo que debería, las dos revoluciones rusas de 1917 y la dictadura bolchevique, el genocidio del pueblo armenio, quince millones de muertos y el desmembramiento del Imperio Otomano, con el nacimiento de una miríada de nuevos Estados en Oriente Medio cuya inestabilidad social, económica y política sigue sin resolverse un siglo después. Si en los albores de la Primera Guerra Mundial el crucero de batalla alemán SMS Goeben,aislado en medio del Mediterráneo, no hubiera esquivado con su audacia y astucia a las marinas francesa y británica, para buscar refugio más allá de los Dardanelos, nada de todo esto habría sucedido. Esta es la historia no sólo de Goeben,sino también del hombre que la comandó; la historia de un hombre que, actuando por su cuenta, bajo sus propios criterios, cambió el destino del mundo.

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A sangre y fuego (To Blood and Fire): Heroes, Bestias y martires (Heroes and Beasts of Spain) Audiobook

A sangre y fuego (To Blood and Fire): Heroes, Bestias y martires (Heroes and Beasts of Spain)

Author: Manuel Chaves Nogales Narrator: Carlos Alsina Release Date: July 2021

Escritas entre 1936 y 1937, las nueve historias que componen este apasionante y perspicaz libro retratan diferentes acontecimientos de la Guerra Civil española. Con solidaridad y compasión por aquellos que sufren los horrores de la guerra de primera mano, el autor observa estas escenas de guerra con impresionante lucidez e imparcialidad, llevando a ambas partes a la tarea por las atrocidades que han cometido. Redactados entre 1936 y 1937, los nueve relatos que componen este libro cautivante y perspicaz retratan distintos sucesos de la Guerra Civil Española. Chaves Nogales, director del periódico Ahora durante los primeros meses de la guerra, basa cada uno de los episodios en hechos y personas reales. Con solidaridad y compasión por quienes sufren en carne propia los horrores de la guerra, el autor observa los acontecimientos de la contienda con una asombrosa lucidez e imparcialidad, denunciando las atrocidades cometidas por ambos bandos.

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Sacred Animals in Ancient Egypt: The History of the Egyptians’ Different Concepts of Animal Diviniti Audiobook

Sacred Animals in Ancient Egypt: The History of the Egyptians’ Different Concepts of Animal Diviniti

Author: Charles River Editors Narrator: Daniel Houle Release Date: July 2021

To the ancient Egyptians, the gods and goddesses were all around them and could be seen daily in nature. Nearly every animal found in ancient Egypt, both domestic and wild, were associated with a god or goddess, which can be seen in Egyptian art where deities are often depicted with human bodies and animal heads. Or sometimes the deities are portrayed as complete animals. Since deities were associated with certain animals, all animals of a specific species were given divine and protected status. The reverence that ancient Egyptians had for certain animals evolved during the long duration of Pharaonic history until by the Late Period animals of specific species were mummified by the thousands as offerings for their associated deities. For instance, ibises were mummified for the god Thoth, while cats were mummified for the goddess Bastet. Modern archaeologists have uncovered most of the Late Period animal mummies in the region near the modern village of Saqqara, which has become known as the “Sacred Animal Necropolis.” Although most of the animal mummies discovered in the Sacred Animal Necropolis of Saqqara are the thousands of nameless ibises, falcons, crocodiles, and cats, the region was also home to another, more important animal cult. The Serapeum, which housed the mummified remains of the dead Apis bulls, was a much grander burial location than the other sacred animals enjoyed in Saqqara and for good reason – the Apis cult was much more important and enduring than the Late Period animal cults. The Apis cult began early in Egyptian history and gradually rose to prominence until, like the other animal cults, it became the object of popular veneration for all Egyptians. Despite gaining popularity with Egyptians of the lower classes, the Apis cult was also patronized by all of Egypt’s kings, which included foreign kings who wanted to legitimize their rule in the eyes of the Egyptian people.

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GuíaBurros: Episodios que cambiaron la Historia de España: 30 acontecimientos clave de nuestra histo Audiobook

GuíaBurros: Episodios que cambiaron la Historia de España: 30 acontecimientos clave de nuestra histo

Author: Eduardo Montagut Narrator: María José Bosch Release Date: July 2021

En este libro se presentan 30 hechos que marcaron la Historia de España en las épocas moderna y contemporánea, desde la Batalla de Lepanto pasando por las Cortes de Cádiz y la Constitución de 1812 hasta la muerte de Franco.

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THE HARLEM PLUG: The Richard 'Fritz' Simmons Story Audiobook

THE HARLEM PLUG: The Richard 'Fritz' Simmons Story

Author: Harlem Holiday Narrator: Jeremy Michael Drum Release Date: July 2021

'To have once been a criminal is no disgrace. To remain a criminal is the disgrace.' ~ MALCOLM X   In Harlem's tumultuous history, there are many tragedies. For those growing up in this part of New York City, a young man known simply as Fritz from West 112th Street became an urban legend in Harlem.   In the 1970s, Richard 'Fritz' Simmons is introduced to the drug trade, by an associate of the Lucchese crime family, one of the five families of La Cosa Nostra (the Mafia). After negotiating a deal with the Medellín Cartel, Fritz becomes New York's Cocaine Consignment King. The lucrative deal unlocks a lavish lifestyle with more money than Fritz's family and Harlem could've imagined. Now, distributing kilos of cocaine on a kingpin level to many well-known Harlem heavyweights, Fritz employs hundreds throughout the five boroughs of New York City and neighboring states. Fritz further extends his generosity in ways few from the community had ever seen. Fritz reigns supreme for over a decade in the drug game, making millions under the radar of the NYPD and he never got busted. Some look at Fritz as the Keyser Soze of the 80s. The most enigmatic drug dealer of that time.   HARLEM HOLIDAY brings her readers the inside scoop after almost three decades of silence, speculation, and secrecy. This biography is the in-depth story of Fritz never before told; the tale of how a lowly street hustler rises to orchestrate a one-man syndicate. As told by Fritz's family and closest friends, it's an account of events and details gathered from newspaper clippings, magazine articles, court transcripts, and social media. Fritz's truth, joy, and despair are fully disclosed, while circumstances surrounding his death remain a mystery.

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The Zodiac Revisited, Volume 2: Analysis and Fact-Based Speculation Audiobook

The Zodiac Revisited, Volume 2: Analysis and Fact-Based Speculation

Author: Michael F Cole Narrator: Derek Shetterly Release Date: July 2021

Understand History's Most Enigmatic Serial Killer In December of 1968, a serial killer began orchestrating a campaign of terror in the San Francisco Bay Area. Not satisfied with the simple act of murder, he taunted law enforcement and the public by writing letters to local newspapers. Through often cryptic and bizarre content—including four ciphers, three of which have never been solved—the psychopath played a twisted game. Reporters dubbed the man the 'Cipher Killer,' but the murderer chose a different name for himself: the Zodiac. Eventually, he would claim to have murdered thirty-seven. Law enforcement, however, could only account for five. In 1971, authenticated communications with the Zodiac ceased. The elusive fugitive resurfaced briefly three years later, sending a small number of communiqués, before disappearing for good. What started out with shocking abruptness slowly dissolved into mysterious uncertainty. To this day, the Zodiac's true identity remains one of the twentieth century's greatest mysteries... Having established an analytical foundation in Volume 1, Michael uses Volume 2 to look across the entirety of the case and identify meaningful threads of commonality, exploring subjects such as the killer's methodology, persona, and ciphers.

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