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  1. The Final Twist Audiobook The Final Twist
  2. The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War Audiobook The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War
  3. Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking Audiobook Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking
  4. Win at Work and Succeed at Life: 5 Principles to Free Yourself from the Cult of Overwork Audiobook Win at Work and Succeed at Life: 5 Principles to Free Yourself from the Cult of Overwork
  5. Left You Dead Audiobook Left You Dead
  6. Protector: The epic new adventure through the battlefields of ancient Greece Audiobook Protector: The epic new adventure through the battlefields of ancient Greece
  7. Because of You: The instant Sunday Times bestseller 2020 Audiobook Because of You: The instant Sunday Times bestseller 2020
  8. The Wife Who Got a Life Audiobook The Wife Who Got a Life
  9. Covet Audiobook Covet
  10. The Power of Geography: Ten Maps That Reveal the Future of Our World Audiobook The Power of Geography: Ten Maps That Reveal the Future of Our World
Walter Ralegh: Architect of Empire Audiobook

Walter Ralegh: Architect of Empire

Author: Alan Gallay Narrator: Paul Hodgson Release Date: November 2019

From a Bancroft Prize-winning historian, a biography of the famed poet, courtier, and colonizer, showing how he laid the foundations of the English Empire Sir Walter Ralegh was a favorite of Queen Elizabeth. She showered him with estates and political appointments. He envisioned her becoming empress of a universal empire. She gave him the opportunity to lead the way. In Walter Ralegh, Alan Gallay shows that, while Ralegh may be best known for founding the failed Roanoke colony, his historical importance vastly exceeds that enterprise. Inspired by the mystical religious philosophy of hermeticism, Ralegh led English attempts to colonize in North America, South America, and Ireland. He believed that the answer to English fears of national decline resided overseas -- and that colonialism could be achieved without conquest. Gallay reveals how Ralegh launched the English Empire and an era of colonization that shaped Western history for centuries after his death.

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Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor, the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy Audiobook

Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor, the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy

Author: Andrew Morton Narrator: Molly Parker Myers Release Date: February 2018

For fans of the Netflix series The Crown and from the author of the New York Times bestseller 17 Carnations comes a captivating biography of Wallis Simpson, the notorious woman for whom Edward VIII gave up the throne. "You have no idea how hard it is to live out a great romance." -Wallis Simpson Everyone has heard of Wallis Simpson, the woman for whom Edward VIII so infamously abdicated his throne and birthright. But although her life has constantly been the subject of much fascination, gossip, and speculation, her whole story has yet to be told. Now historical biographer Andrew Morton uses diary entries, letters, and other never-before-seen records to offer a fresh portrait of Wallis Simpson in all her vibrancy and brazenness as she climbed the social ladder, transforming from a hard-nosed gold digger to charming chatelaine. Morton takes us through the cacophonous Jazz Age, a period of casual sex, cocaine, and screeching trombones; Wallis's romantic adventures in Washington and friendship with Eleanor Roosevelt; her exploits in China and beyond; to her entrance into the strange wonderland that is London Society. During her journey, we meet an extraordinary array of characters, many of whom smoothed the way for her dalliance with the king of England, Edward VIII, and we gain insights into the personality and motivations of a complex, domineering woman striving to determine her own fate in a harsh, turbulent world. **Please Contact Customer Service For Additional Documents**

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Wake Up: Why the world has gone nuts Audiobook

Wake Up: Why the world has gone nuts

Author: Piers Morgan Narrator: Piers Morgan Release Date: October 2020

It’s time we get back to common sense. It’s time to cancel the cancel culture. It’s time to Wake Up. If, like me, you’re sick and tired of being told how to think, speak, eat and behave, then this book is for you. If, like me, you think the world’s going absolutely nuts, then this book is for you. If, like me, you think NHS heroes and Captain Tom are the real stars of our society, not self-obsessed tone-deaf celebrities (and royal renegades!), then this book is for you. If, like me, you’re sickened by the cancel culture bullies destroying people’s careers and lives, then this book is for you. From feminism to masculinity, racism to gender, body image to veganism, mental health to competitiveness at school, the right to free speech and expressing an honestly held opinion is being crushed at the altar of ‘woke’ political correctness. In 2020, the world faced its biggest crisis in a generation: a global pandemic. In the UK, it exposed deep divisions within society and laid bare a toxic culture war that had been raging beneath the surface. From the outset, Piers Morgan urged the nation to come to its senses, once and for all, and held the Government to often ferocious account over its handling of the crisis. COVID-19 shed shocking light on the problems that plague our country. Stockpilers and lockdown-cheats revealed our grotesque levels of self-interest and the virtue-signalling woke brigade continued their furious assault on free speech, shutting down debate on important issues like gender, racism and feminism. Yet just as coronavirus exposed our flaws, it also showcased our strengths. We saw selfless bravery in the heroic efforts of our healthcare staff. A greater appreciation of migrant workers. A return of local community spirit. And inspiring, noble acts from members of the public such as Captain Sir Tom Moore.   Wake Up is Piers’ rallying cry for a united future in which we reconsider what really matters in life. It is a plea for the return of true liberalism, where freedom of speech is king. Most of all, it is a powerful account of how the world finally started to wake up, and why it mustn’t go back to sleep again.

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Von Ratlosen und Löwenherzen - Eine kurzweilige, aber nützliche Geschichte des englischen Mittelalte Audiobook

Von Ratlosen und Löwenherzen - Eine kurzweilige, aber nützliche Geschichte des englischen Mittelalte

Author: Rebecca Gablè Narrator: Andreas Fröhlich Release Date: August 2008

Eine kurzweilige, aber nützliche Geschichte des englischen Mittelalters In ihrem ersten Sachbuch erzählt uns die Bestsellerautorin Rebecca Gablé die Geschichte des englischen Mittelalters neu: kompetent und informativ, mitreißend wie ein Roman. Lesen Sie, wie die Wikinger in Ermangelung anderer Freizeitaktivitäten England eroberten. Erleben Sie wie Eleanor von Aquitanien die Bühne betritt, eine der 'unterhaltsamsten und wunderbarsten Skandalnudeln, die je auf Englands Thron gesessen haben'.

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Voices of Guinness: An Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery Audiobook

Voices of Guinness: An Oral History of the Park Royal Brewery

Author: Tim Strangleman Narrator: Roger Clark Release Date: December 2019

Imagine a workplace where workers enjoyed a well-paid job for life, one where they could start their day with a pint of stout and a smoke, and enjoy free meals in silver service canteens and restaurants. During their breaks they could explore acres of parkland planted with hundreds of trees and thousands of shrubs. Imagine after work a place where employees could play more than thirty sports, or join one of the theater groups or dozens of other clubs. Imagine a place where at the end of a working life you could enjoy a company pension from a scheme to which you had never contributed a penny. Imagine working in buildings designed by an internationally renowned architect whose brief was to create a building that 'would last a century or two.' This is no fantasy or utopian vision of work but a description of the working conditions enjoyed by employees at the Guinness brewery established at Park Royal in West London in the mid-1930s. In this book, Tim Strangleman tells the story of the Guinness brewery at Park Royal, showing how the history of one plant tells us a much wider story about changing attitudes and understandings about work in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.

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Vikings: une histoire concise des Vikings (French Edition) Audiobook

Vikings: une histoire concise des Vikings (French Edition)

Author: Gorm Alfson Narrator: Sylvie Racine Release Date: May 2020

Ce livre est un regard en profondeur sur l'âge des Vikings, et les actes et la vie quotidienne de ces personnes anciennes, parfois mystérieuses. Les Vikings de Scandinavie étaient héroïques, aventureux et souvent barbares, mais il ne fait aucun doute qu'ils étaient aussi un peuple aux grandes aspirations. La culture viking est toujours un sujet d'intérêt aujourd'hui, et cela offre un aperçu de la durabilité de leur héritage. Ce livre abordera: La vie quotidienne au cours de l'ère viking Les normes culturelles et sociales des Vikings raids Conquérir, les explorations et les actions vikings qui ont enjambé le monde pendant leur âge d' or La conversion du paganisme au christianisme du peuple de Scandinavie Les Vikings héritage durable à l'époque moderne, les Vikings étaient un peuple de pouvoir, de force brute et d'industrie. Leur impression durable ne peut être ignorée et mérite notre appréciation. Profitez de découvrir qui étaient vraiment ces gens et comment ils nous touchent encore des siècles plus tard. 

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Vikings: Uma história concisa dos vikings (Portuguese Edition) Audiobook

Vikings: Uma história concisa dos vikings (Portuguese Edition)

Author: Gorm Alfson Narrator: Adrel Maurice Release Date: May 2020

Este livro é uma visão aprofundada da era viking e das ações e da vida cotidiana dessas pessoas antigas, às vezes misteriosas. Os vikings da Escandinávia eram heróicos, aventureiros e muitas vezes bárbaros, mas não se pode discutir que eles também eram um povo com grandes aspirações. A cultura viking ainda é um tópico de interesse hoje, e isso oferece uma visão de quão duradoura é o seu legado. Este livro vai discutir: A vida diária durante a Era Viking As normas culturais e sociais dos Vikings incursões conquista, explorações e ações Viking que se estendeu pelo mundo durante a sua época de ouro A conversão do paganismo ao cristianismo do povo da Escandinávia Os Vikings legado duradouro nos tempos modernos Os vikings eram um povo de poder, força bruta e indústria. Sua impressão duradoura não pode ser ignorada e merece nossa apreciação. Desfrute de descobrir quem realmente eram essas pessoas e como elas ainda nos impactam, séculos depois.

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Vikingos: una historia concisa de los vikingos (Spanish Edition) Audiobook

Vikingos: una historia concisa de los vikingos (Spanish Edition)

Author: Gorm Alfson Narrator: Nico Farradi Release Date: May 2020

Este libro es una mirada profunda a la era vikinga, y los hechos y la vida cotidiana de estas personas antiguas, a veces misteriosas. Los vikingos de Escandinavia fueron heroicos, aventureros y, a menudo, bárbaros, pero no se puede debatir que también eran personas con grandes aspiraciones. La cultura vikinga sigue siendo un tema de interés hoy, y esto ofrece una idea de cuán duradero es su legado. Este libro discutirá: La vida diaria durante la era vikinga. Las normas culturales y sociales de los vikingos. Concurrir incursiones, exploraciones y acciones vikingas que abarcaron el mundo durante su época dorada. La conversión del paganismo al cristianismo de la gente de Escandinavia. El legado perdurable de los vikingos. en los tiempos modernos Los vikingos eran un pueblo de poder, fuerza bruta e industria. Su impresión duradera no puede ser ignorada y merece nuestro agradecimiento. Disfrute descubriendo quiénes eran realmente estas personas y cómo nos impactan aún, siglos después. 

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Viking London Audiobook

Viking London

Author: Thomas Williams Narrator: Marston York Release Date: June 2019

Viking Britain author Thomas Williams returns with a brief history of the interaction between the Vikings and the British to tell the story of the occupation of London. The Vikings remoulded the world, changed the language, and upended the dynamics of power and trade. Monasteries and settlements burned, ancient dynasties were extinguished. And nowhere in these islands saw more aggression than London. Between 842 and 1016, the city was subjected repeatedly to serious assault. In this short history, bestselling historian Thomas Williams recounts the profound impact Viking raiders from the North had on London. Delving into London's darkest age, he charts how the city was transformed in this period by immigrants and natives, kings and commoners, into the fulcrum of national power and identity. London emerged as a hub of trade, production and international exchange, a financial centre, a political prize, a fiercely independent and often intractable cauldron of spirited and rowdy townsfolk: a place that, a thousand years ago, already embodied much of what London was to become and still remains. This remarkable book takes the reader into a city of spectres, to its ancient past, to timeworn street names hidden beneath concrete underpasses, to the crypts of old churches, to a stretch of the old river bank, or the depths of museum collections. Nothing is lost in the city. And memories of the Vikings hover like a miasma in these places, blowing across the mud and shingle on the Thames foreshore - ghosts of Viking London.

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Viking Britain: A History Audiobook

Viking Britain: A History

Author: Thomas Williams Narrator: Richard Trinder Release Date: September 2017

A new narrative history of the Viking Age, interwoven with exploration of the physical remains and landscapes that the Vikings fashioned and walked: their rune-stones and ship burials, settlements and battlefields. To many, the word 'Viking' brings to mind red scenes of rape and pillage, of marauders from beyond the sea rampaging around the British coastline in the last gloomy centuries before the Norman Conquest. It is true that Britain in the Viking Age was a turbulent, violent place. The kings and warlords who have impressed their memories on the period revel in names that fire the blood and stir the imagination: Svein Forkbeard and Edmund Ironside, Ivar the Boneless and Alfred the Great, Erik Bloodaxe and Edgar the Pacifier amongst many others. Evidence for their brutality, their dominance, their avarice and their pride is still unearthed from British soil with stunning regularity. But this is not the whole story. In Viking Britain, Thomas Williams has drawn on his experience as project curator of the British Museum exhibition of Vikings: Life and Legend to show how the people we call Vikings came not just to raid and plunder, but to settle, to colonize and to rule. The impact on these islands was profound and enduring, shaping British social, cultural and political development for hundreds of years. Indeed, in language, literature, place-names and folklore, the presence of Scandinavian settlers can still be felt, and their memory - filtered and refashioned through the writings of people like J.R.R. Tolkien, William Morris and G.K.Chesterton - has transformed the western imagination. This remarkable book makes use of new academic research and first-hand experience, drawing deeply from the relics and landscapes that the Vikings and their contemporaries fashioned and walked: their runestones and ship burials, settlements and battlefields, poems and chronicles. The book offers a vital evocation of a forgotten world, its echoes in later history and its implications for the present.

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Vienna 1814: How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made Love, War, and Peace at the Congress of Vienna Audiobook

Vienna 1814: How the Conquerors of Napoleon Made Love, War, and Peace at the Congress of Vienna

Author: David King Narrator: Mel Foster Release Date: March 2008

Vienna 1814 is a rich, impeccably researched history of the intrigue and frivolity that would forever mark the Congress of Vienna---convened to negotiate peace following the Napoleonic Wars---as the greatest Vanity Fair of all time.

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Victoria & Abdul (Movie Tie-in): The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant Audiobook

Victoria & Abdul (Movie Tie-in): The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant

Author: Shrabani Basu Narrator: Elizabeth Jasicki Release Date: August 2017

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture starring Dame Judi Dench from director Stephen Frears, releasing September 22, 2017. Tall and handsome Abdul was just twenty-four years old when he arrived in England from Agra to wait at tables for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. Within a year, Abdul had grown to become a powerful figure at court, the Queen's teacher, or Munshi, her counsel on Urdu and Indian affairs, and a friend close to the Queen's heart. "I am so very fond of him.," Queen Victoria would write in 1888, "He is so good and gentle and understanding....a real comfort to me." This marked the beginning of the most scandalous decade in Queen Victoria's long reign. Devastated first by the death of Prince Albert in 1861 and then her personal servant John Brown in 1883, Queen Victoria quickly found joy in an intense and controversial relationship with her Munshi, who traveled everywhere with her, cooked her curries and cultivated her understanding of the Indian sub-continent-a region, as Empress of India, she was long intrigued by but could never visit. The royal household roiled with resentment, but their devotion grew in defiance of all expectation and the societal pressures of their time and class and lasted until the Queen's death on January 22, 1901. Drawn from never-before-seen first-hand documents that had been closely guarded secrets for a century, Shrabani Basu's Victoria & Abdul is a remarkable history of the last years of the 19th century in English court, an unforgettable view onto the passions of an aging Queen, and a fascinating portrayal of how a young Indian Muslim came to play a central role at the heart of the British Empire.

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