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  1. Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man Audiobook Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man
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  2. The Sin Eater Audiobook The Sin Eater
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  3. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
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  4. Near Dark: A Thriller Audiobook Near Dark: A Thriller
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  5. Coming Home to Island House Audiobook Coming Home to Island House
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  6. Outsider: A Novel of Suspense Audiobook Outsider: A Novel of Suspense
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  7. What You Wish For: A Novel Audiobook What You Wish For: A Novel
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  8. The Alchemist Audiobook The Alchemist
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  9. Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex Audiobook Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex
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  10. Tempt Me Audiobook Tempt Me
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The 39 Steps and Other Richard Hannay Adventures: A BBC Radio collection of full-cast dramatisations Audiobook

The 39 Steps and Other Richard Hannay Adventures: A BBC Radio collection of full-cast dramatisations

Five BBC Radio 4 dramatisations of John Buchan’s espionage thrillers featuring gentleman spy Richard Hannay The forerunner to James Bond, secret agent Richard Hannay is a thoroughly British action hero, pursuing ruthless villains, foiling deadly plans and risking life and limb for his country. This gripping collection encompasses all five of Hannay’s adventures, adapted for radio with superb casts including Tom Baker, Clive Merrison, Stuart Milligan, Jasmine Hyde and Patrick Malahide. The 39 Steps When a man is murdered in Richard Hannay's London flat, he goes on the run pursued by the police – and a gang of German spies intent on recovering a secret notebook which could destroy the British naval fleet. Starring David Robb as Hannay. Greenmantle 1915. Summoned to the War Office, Hannay is told of an impending Holy War in the East. Greenmantle – once a mythical figure, now made flesh – is preparing to lead a great Islamic army against the infidel English. Hannay's mission: to identify Greenmantle and destroy him. Starring David Robb as Hannay. Mr Standfast Recalled from the Western Front, Hannay is ordered to pose as a pacifist and sent to Glasgow. Along the way, he meets a teenage Secret Service agent who will change the course of his life. Starring David Robb as Hannay. The Three Hostages When a gang of international criminals kidnaps a trio of hostages, the Secret Service brings Hannay out of retirement to track them down. But the mission will pit him against an adversary who can control men’s minds… Starring David Robb as Hannay. The Island of Sheep A chance meeting in a train and a villainous vendetta shake Richard Hannay out of a complacent middle age, as dangerous men go in pursuit of treasure. Starring Nigel Anthony as Hannay.

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Land of Wondrous Cold: The Race to Discover Antarctica and Unlock the Secrets of Its Ice Audiobook

Land of Wondrous Cold: The Race to Discover Antarctica and Unlock the Secrets of Its Ice

Author: Gillen D’arcy Wood Narrator: Nigel Anthony Release Date: March 2020

A gripping history of the polar continent, from the great discoveries of the nineteenth century to modern scientific breakthroughs Antarctica, the ice kingdom hosting the South Pole, looms large in the human imagination. The secrets of this vast frozen desert have long tempted explorers, but its brutal climate and glacial shores notoriously resist human intrusion. Land of Wondrous Cold tells a gripping story of the pioneering nineteenth-century voyages, when British, French, and American commanders raced to penetrate Antarctica’s glacial rim for unknown lands beyond. These intrepid Victorian explorers—James Ross, Dumont D’Urville, and Charles Wilkes—laid the foundation for our current understanding of Terra Australis Incognita. Today, the white continent poses new challenges, as scientists race to uncover Earth’s climate history, which is recorded in the south polar ice and ocean floor, and to monitor the increasing instability of the Antarctic ice cap, which threatens to inundate coastal cities worldwide. Interweaving the breakthrough research of the modern Ocean Drilling Program with the dramatic discovery tales of their Victorian forerunners, Gillen D’Arcy Wood describes Antarctica’s role in a planetary drama of plate tectonics, climate change, and species evolution stretching back more than thirty million years. An original, multifaceted portrait of the polar continent emerges, illuminating our profound connection to Antarctica in its past, present, and future incarnations. A deep-time history of monumental scale, Land of Wondrous Cold brings the remotest of worlds within close reach—an Antarctica vital to both planetary history and human fortunes.

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Crimes against History Audiobook

Crimes against History

Author: Antoon De Baets Narrator: Nigel Anthony Release Date: December 2019

'Crimes against History takes a global approach to the extreme forms of censorship to which history and historians have been subjected through the ages. The book opens by considering the varieties of censorship, from suppression, dismissal, and defamation to persecution and murder. Part I, ''Kill switch,'' tells the tragic story of how the censorship of history has sometimes turned into deadly crimes against history, with chapters looking at topics such as historians and archivists being killed for political reasons, attacks by political leaders on historians, iconoclastic breaks with the past, and fake news. Part II, ''Fragile freedom,'' reverses the perspective and examines how the censorship of history has backfired. Chapters consider the subversive power of historical analogies and resistance to the censorship of history. The book also contains a ''Provisional memorial for history producers killed for political reasons (from ancient times until 2017)''. It is a double tribute: to the history producers who were killed and to those who mustered the courage to resist the blows of censorship. '

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Rumpole: The Way Through the Woods & other stories: Three BBC Radio 4 dramatisations Audiobook

Rumpole: The Way Through the Woods & other stories: Three BBC Radio 4 dramatisations

Author: John Clifford Mortimer, John Mortimer Narrator: Jasmine Hyde, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Nigel Anthony Release Date: April 2019

A sixth collection of captivating courtroom dramas, starring Julian Rhind-Tutt as Horace Rumpole Rumpole and the Way Through the Woods Rumpole makes friends with a dog named Sir Lancelot, and finds himself defending a hunt saboteur who claims to be guilty of murder. But Horace is convinced that the true culprit is among the hunting fraternity. Rumpole for the Prosecution Rumpole's personal commandment is 'Thou Shalt Not Prosecute' - but he breaks this rule to take on a private prosecution brought by a dead girl's father. However, an obscure literary reference and a piece of evidence that doesn't fit bring his defender's instincts to the fore... Rumpole and the Quacks Temporarily indisposed, Rumpole consults a charming Indian doctor who later asks for Horace's help when he is accused of molesting a patient. Meanwhile, Rumpole's friendship with Phillida Erskine-Brown deepens as both their marriages hit a tricky patch. Julian Rhind-Tutt stars as Rumpole, with Jasmine Hyde as Hilda, Nigel Anthony as Claude Erskine-Brown and Cathy Sara as Phillida.

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Rumpole: On Trial & other stories: Four BBC Radio 4 dramatisations Audiobook

Rumpole: On Trial & other stories: Four BBC Radio 4 dramatisations

Author: John Clifford Mortimer, John Mortimer Narrator: , Jasmine Hyde, Julian Rhind-Tutt, Nigel Anthony Release Date: January 2019

Julian Rhind-Tutt takes on the role of Rumpole in this fifth collection of cracking court cases. Rumpole on Trial Suffering from toothache, Rumpole is in no mood for his client's boring testimony or Justice Gwent-Evans' impatience. But when he argues with the judge, he is warned in no uncertain terms about his future conduct. Soon, Rumpole finds himself on trial and facing the end of his career... Rumpole and Hilda Rumpole's long-suffering wife Hilda ('She Who Must Be Obeyed') narrates a fascinating tale of murder and romance that Horace would prefer to remain untold, and gives Rumpole - and us - a glimpse of her true, passionate nature. Rumpole and Memories of Christmas Past Rumpole spends an unexpectedly rewarding Christmas in Norfolk; discusses the spirit of Christmas with the Mad Monk; and learns that the season of goodwill is shared by barristers and criminals alike. Rumpole and the New Year's Resolutions Rumpole has an interesting encounter with Santa Claus at a Chambers Christmas party, finds himself on babysitting duty after a blackmail trial, and attends a traditional British panto - where he recognises a familiar face. Starring Julian Rhind-Tutt as Rumpole, Jasmine Hyde as Hilda and Nigel Anthony as Claude Erskine-Brown. A Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio 4.

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Rumpole: The Age of Miracles & other stories: Three BBC Radio 4 dramatisations Audiobook

Rumpole: The Age of Miracles & other stories: Three BBC Radio 4 dramatisations

Author: John Clifford Mortimer, John Mortimer Narrator: , Benedict Cumberbatch, Jasmine Hyde, Nigel Anthony Release Date: October 2018

Benedict Cumberbatch plays Horace Rumpole in this fourth collection of dramatic court cases Rumpole and the Bubble Reputation Erskine-Brown is working on a sordid ABH and affray case which allegedly occurred in a Soho night club. When he and Rumpole visit the disreputable scene of the crime, they meet Maurice Machin, the editor of the Daily Beacon, whose paper is being sued for libel. Rumpole and the Age of Miracles Hilda's distant relation, The Reverend Timothy Donkin, looks set to be defrocked as Canon of Lawnchester Cathedral unless Rumpole can convince an Ecclesiastical Court that adultery did not take place in the nearby Saint Edithna Hotel. Rumpole and the Tap End Tony Timson finds himself in hot water when charged with the attempted drowning of his wife April, while sharing a bath with her. Rumpole not only defends Tony, but also finds he must protect Judge Guthrie Featherstone QC, who upsets women everywhere with sexist pronouncements about their proper place in the tub.

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Crime & Punishment Audiobook

Crime & Punishment

Author: Fyodor Dosteyevsky Narrator: Nigel Anthony Release Date: May 2017

Crime and Punishment is set in the claustrophobic slums of St Petersburg in the heat of the summer. The novel's setting mirrors the inner life of the main characters as they struggle with their problems of grinding poverty. Central to the plot are the thoughts and actions of Rodion Raskolnikoff, an embittered yet idealistic student who is disastrously influenced by new ideas on morality. He is finally redeemed through the love of Sonia, a prostitute who is also a devout Christian, and the cool wisdom of Porphyrius, a magistrate. 1. On the Brink - A visit to a pawnbroker - A wretched drunk. Rodion Raskolnikoff, an impoverished law student, leaves the slums of St Petersburg to visit Alena Ivanovna, an elderly pawnbroker. She is not impressed by the watch he wishes to pawn and reminds him of debts outstanding. Leaving her, Raskolnikoff is troubled by whether or not he should carry out his plan to murder Alena. He visits a bar where he meets Marmeladoff, a drunken former civil servant. He tells Raskolnikoff that his alcoholism has ruined his family and forced his daughter Sonia into prostitution. Raskolnikoff escorts Marmeladoff home to a tirade from his wife. 2. Murder Is Done - A sudden opportunity. Raskolnikoff is woken by Nastasia, the cleaner, who gives him a letter from his mother. It tells him she and his sister Dounia are coming to St Petersburg. After reading the news, Raskolnikoff wanders the streets in a state of anxiety. Whilst walking in the market, he overhears Elizaveta Ivanovna, the pawnbroker's sister, telling a neighbour that she will be out at seven o'clock the following evening. Raskolnikoff now has his opportunity to find Alena alone. Next day, Raskolnikoff goes to Alena's lodgings. He waits until she is busy untying the parcel he has given her and then strikes her with an axe. Grabbing her keys, he rifles her bedroom and is stealing her possessions when a noise in the next room makes him freeze. 3. Frantic Escape - Death of an innocent - Unexpected callers. Elizaveta has returned home unexpectedly and finds her sister dead. Raskolnikoff murders her, too. Fearful at finding the front door open, and hearing footsteps, Raskolnikoff closes it. Two young men soon arrive and, suspicious of the locked door, go to find the porter. Raskolnikoff slips downstairs, hiding in an empty room when the young men return. At home, he hides his booty and falls into a feverish sleep. 4. Guilty Actions - At the police station - Revisiting the scene. Raskolnikoff is woken by a summons to the police station. He arrives there determined to confess his crime, but he is merely asked to sign some forms. However, when he overhears a discussion about the murders, he faints. On coming to, he is questioned, but allowed to go home. Raskolnikoff becomes feverish again, and later, on waking, realizes that several people, including his friend Razoumikhin, are in the room. When they go, he revisits Alena's flat which is being redecorated. He points out to the workmen that there is no sign of blood and is thrown out by the porter. 5. Mixed Feelings - Death of a drunkard - A family reunion. Marmeladoff is run over by a carriage and Raskolnikoff takes him home. A doctor is called but he can do nothing. When Sonia arrives, Marmeladoff dies in her arms. To calm Marmeladoff's wife, Katerina, Raskolnikoff gives her money sent to him by his mother and leaves, filled with elation at meeting Sonia. Returning home happy, he is so shocked to find his mother and sister waiting for him that he faints. When he recovers, he abruptly tells them to leave. The next day, Raskolnikoff decides to visit Porphyrius Petrovitch, the magistrate. 6. Under Suspicion - A theory examined - Promise of a revelation. At Porphyrius's home, Raskolnikoff pretends to have come to talk about his pawned possessions found at the murder scene. Porphyrius says he was expecting him and discusses Raskolnikoff s theory on crime, which he has read in an article, that superior men need not obey the same laws as others. Porphyrius suggests that Raskolnikoff considers himself to be one of the superior men. He then asks him to return the next day to discuss the murders further. Later, Raskolnikoff visits Sonia, whom he upsets by saying they are both outcasts, and by his questions concerning her future. On leaving, he promises to tell her the name of Alena Ivanovna's murderer. 7. The Net Closes - Confused confessions - The truth is told to a loved one. In his office, Porphyrius begins by speculating about what sort of man might have committed the murders. He tells Raskolnikoff that he knows about his visit to the scene of the crime. Distraught, Raskolnikoff demands to be either charged or cleared. A man suddenly bursts in and confesses to the murders. Confused, Porphyrius has to let Raskolnikoff go. At Sonia's house, Raskolnikoff reveals to her that he is the murderer. She recoils but then vows never to leave him and tells him to confess his crime publicly. News is then brought that Sonia's mother is going mad. 8. Admission of Guilt - Final confession - Love in Siberia. Raskolnikoff and Sonia find Katerina dementedly scolding her children in the street. She collapses from consumption and later dies at home. Some time later, Porphyrius unexpectedly calls on Raskolnikoff and tells him that he knows he is the murderer and that he should confess. Raskolnikoff rebuffs him. Soon after, Raskolnikoff sets out intending to confess in public, but instead, does so at the police station. Eighteen months later in Siberia, Raskolnikoff and Sonia are reconciled in love.

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No Man's Nightingale: An Inspector Wexford Novel Audiobook

No Man's Nightingale: An Inspector Wexford Novel

Author: Ruth Rendell Narrator: Nigel Anthony Release Date: November 2013

A female Vicar named Sarah Hussein is discovered strangled in her Kingsmarkham Vicarage. The gossipy cleaning woman who discovers her body, Maxine, happens to also be in the employ of retired Chief Inspector Wexford and his wife. When detective inspector Mike Burden calls him, Wexford, intrigued by the unusual circumstances of the murder, leaps at the chance to tag along with the investigators. A single-mother to a teenage girl, Hussein was a woman working in a male-dominated profession. Moreover, she was of mixed race and working to modernize the church. Could racism or sexism played a factor in her murder? As he searches the Vicar’s house with Buren, Wexford sees a book on her bedside table. Inside the book is a letter serving as a bookmark. Without thinking much, Wexford puts it into his pocket, Wexford soon realizes he has made a grave error – the former policeman has taken away a piece of valuable evidence without telling anybody. What he finds inside begins to illuminate the murky past of Hussein. Is there more to her than meets the eye? No Man’s Nightingale is the captivating twenty-fourth installment in Rendell’s masterful Wexford series, which has been delighting readers for almost half a century.

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Wounded: From Battlefield to Blighty, 1914-1918 Audiobook

Wounded: From Battlefield to Blighty, 1914-1918

Author: Emily Mayhew Narrator: Nigel Anthony Release Date: September 2013

Wounded traces the journey made by a casualty from the battlefield to a hospital in Britain. It is a story told through the testimony of those who cared for him - stretcher bearers and medical officers, surgeons and chaplains, orderlies and nurses - from the aid post in the trenches to the casualty clearing station and the ambulance train back to Blighty. We feel the calloused hands of the stretcher-bearers; we see the bloody dressings and bandages; we smell the nauseating gangrene and, at London's stations, the gas clinging to the uniforms of the men arriving home. There are the unspeakable injuries: the officer with a hole in his torso so big the doctor can see the sky beyond him; a man with no legs holding a hymnbook for a man with no arms. Together, the experiences in Wounded encapsulate what it was to fight, live and die for four long years at the Western Front. The first comprehensive account of medical care at the Western Front, Wounded is a homage to the courageous and determined men and women who saved hundreds of thousands of lives.

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Not for Turning: The Life of Margaret Thatcher Audiobook

Not for Turning: The Life of Margaret Thatcher

Author: Robin Harris Narrator: Nigel Anthony Release Date: May 2013

Margaret Thatcher is one of the most iconic politicians of the twentieth century. With the possible exception of Winston Churchill, no other Prime Minister has had such an impact on modern British history. Like it or not, her radical social and economic policies have made Britain the country it is today. Without Margaret Thatcher there could have been no New Labour, no Tony Blair and no David Cameron. Now Robin Harris, for many years Thatcher's speechwriter, trusted adviser and the draftsman of two volumes of her autobiography, has written the defining book about this indomitable woman. He tells her extraordinary life story, from humble beginnings above her father's grocer's shop in Grantham, her early days as one of the first women in Westminster who became known as 'Thatcher milk-snatcher' during her days in the Ministry for Education and then as Prime Minister. We follow her through the 'Winter of Discontent', the tribulations of the miners' strike and the Falklands War. And Harris writes a stunning account of her exit from power and tells of her life after number 10.

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Expedition Of Humphrey Clinker Audiobook

Expedition Of Humphrey Clinker

Tobias Smollet's uproarious satire of 18th-century life, dramatised by Yvonne Antrobus. Squire Bramble and family embark on their whistle-stop tour of Great Britain. They encounter adventure, mayhem and the enigmatic Humphry Clinker. Episode 2: The family is stranded. Bramble is keen to continue their grand tour, but how can they leave London when Humphry is in gaol?Episode 3: The Bramble family's adventures continue as they begin the long trip home, a journey full of surprises and unexpected revelations.Starring Nigel Anthony and full cast. Directed by Marc Beeby.

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Conclave Audiobook

Conclave

A BBC Radio 4 drama by Hugh Costello, about some gripping events at the Vatican. After the short reign and mysterious death of Pope John Paul I, the election of a new Pope takes place in an atmosphere of high tension between opposing factions. Including those who want to elect the first non-Italian Pope for over four hundred years! First broadcast on 25 February 2011. Starring David Calder, Alison Reid, Nicholas Le Prevost, Andrew Hilton, Nigel Anthony, Paul Humpoletz, Paul Nicholson, Christian Rodska, Jonathan Nibbs, Bill Wallis, David Collins, Paul Dodgson, John Sandeman and Kristian Phillips.

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