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Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, Benedict Flynn

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

by Benedict Flynn

Rent: $6.99

A mysterious knight all in green arrives at King Arthur’s court and issues a bizarre challenge. Gawain answers the knight – ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 14 min
Narrator: Jasper Britton
Published: 11/26/2007
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Voices of Black America, Booker T. Washington, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes and others

Voices of Black America

by Booker T. Washingt...

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This unique collection, compiled especially for Naxos AudioBooks, features original recordings from 1908–1946 of Booker T. Washing...

Unabridged: 1 hr 46 min
Narrator: Herbert Beerbohm T...
Published: 02/01/2002
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Under Milk Wood and other plays, Dylan Thomas

Under Milk Wood and other plays

by Dylan Thomas

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Under Milk Wood is Dylan Thomas’s undisputed and unforgettable masterpiece – an affectionate, but hilarious portrait of a sm...

Unabridged: 2 hr 12 min
Narrator: Richard Burton, Hu...
Published: 09/01/2008
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The Vikings, David Angus

The Vikings

by David Angus

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Between the eighth and eleventh centuries Vikings stormed out of their Scandinavian homelands to raid and loot along the coasts of Europe. In...

Unabridged: 2 hr 25 min
Narrator: Joe Marsh
Published: 04/26/2011
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Kings and Queens of England, Jen Green

Kings and Queens of England

by Jen Green

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Which king liked to bathe while the band played Rule Britannia? Which queen was so fat she needed a hoist to get on the throne? Which prince ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 37 min
Narrator: Benjamin Soames
Published: 01/28/2013
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Samson Agonistes, John Milton

Samson Agonistes

by John Milton

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Samson Agonistes, the 'dramatic poem' by John Milton, was published in 1671, three years before the poet's death. Written in the form of a Gr...

Unabridged: 1 hr 51 min
Narrator: Iain Glen, and cas...
Published: 01/06/2014
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Great Scientists and their Discoveries, David Angus

Great Scientists and their Discov...

by David Angus

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How did the great scientists make their remarkable discoveries? And what kind of men were they? This companion volume to Great Inventors and ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 25 min
Narrator: Benjamin Soames, a...
Published: 02/26/2007
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The Tempest, William Shakespeare

The Tempest

by William Shakespeare

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Sir Ian McKellen, fresh from his performance as Gandalf in Lord of the Rings is Prospero, and heads a strong cast in Shakespeare’s last...

Unabridged: 2 hr 7 min
Narrator: Sir Ian McKellen, ...
Published: 09/01/2004
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Ancient Egypt – The Glory of the Pharaohs, David Angus

Ancient Egypt – The Glory o...

by David Angus

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Ancient Egypt – The Glory of the Pharaohs tells us about civilisation under the pharaohs, of mysterious statues and tombs, incredible o...

Unabridged: 2 hr 25 min
Narrator: Nicholas Boulton
Published: 03/26/2012
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Twelfth Night, William Shakespeare

Twelfth Night

by William Shakespeare

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Twelfth Night, first performed around 1600, probably at the court of Queen Elizabeth I, is the tale of separated brother and sister twins&nbs...

Unabridged: 2 hr 15 min
Narrator: Stella Gonet, Gera...
Published: 02/01/2000
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John Keats, John Keats

John Keats

by John Keats

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Naxos AudioBooks continues its new series of Great Poets – represented by a collection of their most popular poems on one CD ...

Unabridged: 1 hr 6 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Samuel West, and M...
Published: 11/26/2007
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Famous People in History – Volume 1, Nicolas Soames

Famous People in History – ...

by Nicolas Soames

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Here are the stories of nine people whose energy, imagination, courage and determination changed the world. From Christopher Columbus, who se...

Unabridged: 2 hr 31 min
Narrator: Trevor Nichols, an...
Published: 03/01/2000
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Classic Women's Short Stories, Katherine Mansfield; Kate Chopin; Virginia Woolf

Classic Women's Short Stories

by Katherine Mansfield; Ka...

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Five stories from influential women writers of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth century. New Zealand-born Kather...

Unabridged: 2 hr 41 min
Narrator: Carole Boyd, Liza ...
Published: 09/01/2001
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Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka

Metamorphosis

by Franz Kafka

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Gregor Samsa wakes up one morning to find he has been transformed into a gigantic insect. This extraordinary tale of imagination was written ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 12 min
Narrator: Martin Jarvis
Published: 05/01/2003
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Moses, David Angus

Moses

by David Angus

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Here are the main stories from The Old Testament: Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah’s Ark, Abraham and Isaac, Moses, The Ten Commandmen...

Unabridged: 2 hr 13 min
Narrator: Kerry Shale
Published: 10/01/2005
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Great Inventors and their Inventions, David Angus

Great Inventors and their Inventi...

by David Angus

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Nine remarkable men produced inventions that changed the world. The printing press, the telephone, powered flight, recording and others have ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 33 min
Narrator: Benjamin Soames
Published: 10/01/2006
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More Classic American Short Stories, Ambrose Bierce; Kate Chopin; James Fenimore Cooper; Stephen Crane; O. Henry

More Classic American Short Stori...

by Ambrose Bierce; Kate Ch...

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Here are eight stories from master American writers of the nineteenth century. They vary from sinister tales by Ambrose Bierce – w...

Unabridged: 2 hr 33 min
Narrator: Garrick Hagon, and...
Published: 04/02/2007
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Lewis Carroll

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Fiona Shaw gives a wonderfully fresh reading of Carroll’s classic tale, making his fantastical characters thoroughly believable through...

Abridged: 2 hr 22 min
Narrator: Fiona Shaw
Published: 08/01/2005
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What Katy Did, Susan Coolidge

What Katy Did

by Susan Coolidge

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Meet Katy Carr. She’s Impulsive, gangly, adventurous, awkward and brave; she loves clambering over fences, sitting on roofs, making up ...

Abridged: 2 hr 24 min
Narrator: Laurel Lefkow
Published: 03/03/2008
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The Turn of the Screw, Henry James

The Turn of the Screw

by Henry James

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Released in our new ‘Young Adult Classics’ format, Henry James’s classic ghost story is a masterpiece of the supernatural. ...

Abridged: 2 hr 32 min
Young Adult Classics
Narrator: Emma Fielding, wit...
Published: 07/27/2009
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Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice

by Jane Austen

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Pride and Prejudice is a key title for the new Naxos AudioBooks series ‘Young Adult Classics’. An abridged recording with music m...

Abridged: 3 hr 40 min
Young Adult Classics
Narrator: Jenny Agutter
Published: 03/30/2009
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Afghanistan – In a Nutshell, Tim Albone; Mark Hudson

Afghanistan – In a Nutshell...

by Tim Albone; Mark Hudson...

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‘In a Nutshell’, the new 1-CD audiobook series from Naxos AudioBooks, continues with a fascinating history of Afghanistan. For ce...

Unabridged: 1 hr 19 min
Narrator: Benjamin Soames
Published: 06/01/2009
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Great Speeches in History, Socrates, Demosthenes, Cicero, William of Normandy, John Ball, Martin Luther, Sir Thomas More, Queen Elizabeth I, King Charles I, Oliver Cromwell, William Pitt the Elder, Edmund Burke, Patrick Henry, Samuel Adams, William Pitt the Younger, Thomas Erskine,

Great Speeches in History

by Socrates, Demosthenes, ...

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From Socrates to Charles I, Danton to Lincoln – here are some of history’s most significant figures with their most imp...

Unabridged: 2 hr 38 min
Narrator: Norman Rodway, Sam...
Published: 01/01/2000
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Classic American Short Stories, O. Henry; Jack London; Ambrose Bierce; Mark Twain; Stephen Crane

Classic American Short Stories

by O. Henry; Jack London; ...

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Five great American short story writers, dating from the turn of the nineteenth/twentieth centuries are represented here. Different in atmosp...

Unabridged: 2 hr 35 min
Narrator: William Roberts
Published: 12/01/2000
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Lady Susan, Jane Austen

Lady Susan

by Jane Austen

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Lady Susan was the first of Jane Austen’s novels to be completed. An epistolary novel in eighteenth-century style, it tells the story o...

Unabridged: 2 hr 30 min
Narrator: Harriet Walter, Ki...
Published: 07/01/2001
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Grimms’ Fairy Tales – Volume 2, The Brothers Grimm

Grimms’ Fairy Tales –...

by The Brothers Grimm

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Jacob and Wilhelm’s first book of fairy tales, Children’s and Household Tales, published in 1812, included eighty-six folktales, ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 6 min
Narrator: Laura Paton
Published: 02/01/2004
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The Knyghte’s Tale, Geoffrey Chaucer

The Knyghte’s Tale

by Geoffrey Chaucer

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The Knight’s Tale of medieval wars and chivalry is the first tale told to the pilgrims as they set out to Canterbury. It concerns These...

Unabridged: 2 hr 35 min
Narrator: Richard Bebb
Published: 08/01/2006
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More Famous Composers, Darren Henley

More Famous Composers

by Darren Henley

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The first volume of Famous Composers written by Darren Henley and read by Marin Alsop, the American conductor, won a prestigious Audie in the...

Unabridged: 3 hr
Narrator: Marin Alsop
Published: 02/26/2007
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Poetry for the Winter Season, Christina Hardyment

Poetry for the Winter Season

by Christina Hardyment

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In November 2005, hundreds of people submitted recordings of Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Roger McGough in an attempt to win a prize &nda...

Unabridged: 2 hr 21 min
Narrator: Read by winners of...
Published: 10/01/2006
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Victor Hugo

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

by Victor Hugo

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In the grotesque bell-ringer Quasimodo, Victor Hugo created one of the most vivid characters in classic fiction. Quasimodo’s doomed lov...

Abridged: 2 hr 37 min
Narrator: Bill Homewood
Published: 07/01/2006
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Tales from the Norse Legends, Edward Ferrie

Tales from the Norse Legends

by Edward Ferrie

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The tales of the Norse gods, of the giants, demons, trolls and dwarves, still have the power to fascinate more than a thousand years after th...

Unabridged: 2 hr 38 min
Narrator: Benjamin Soames
Published: 04/01/2000
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Tales of Irish Myths, Benedict Flynn

Tales of Irish Myths

by Benedict Flynn

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Three key stories from the mists of Irish legend retold by Benedict Flynn, with atmospheric music and sound effects. Enter a mysterious world...

Unabridged: 2 hr 32 min
Narrator: Dermot Kerrigan, a...
Published: 08/01/2000
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Northanger Abbey, Jane Austen

Northanger Abbey

by Jane Austen

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When Catherine Morland, a country clergyman’s daughter, is invited to spend a season in Bath with the fashionable high society, little ...

Abridged: 2 hr 32 min
Narrator: Juliet Stevenson
Published: 01/01/2000
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Treasure Island, Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Treasure Island must be the most enthralling adventure book ever written for children. As we listen to the voice of Jim Hawkins telling his e...

Abridged: 2 hr 32 min
Narrator: Jasper Britton
Published: 10/01/2005
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Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen

Hedda Gabler

by Henrik Ibsen

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Hedda Gabler, a deceased General’s daughter, marries dull George Tesman and foresees a life of middleclass tedium stretching ahead when...

Unabridged: 2 hr 11 min
Narrator: Juliet Stevenson, ...
Published: 05/01/2002
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The Merchant of Venice, William Shakespeare

The Merchant of Venice

by William Shakespeare

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Shylock, a Jewish moneylender, agrees to lend Antonio, a Venetian merchant, three thousand ducats so that his friend Bassanio can afford to c...

Unabridged: 2 hr 29 min
Narrator: Antony Sher, Roger...
Published: 09/29/2008
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To the Lighthouse, Virginia Woolf

To the Lighthouse

by Virginia Woolf

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To The Lighthouse is Virginia Woolf’s most accomplished novel, and her most autobiographical. It tells of one summer spent by the Ramsa...

Abridged: 2 hr 37 min
Narrator: Juliet Stevenson
Published: 10/01/2004
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Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow & The Pride of the Village, Washington Irving

Rip Van Winkle, The Legend of Sle...

by Washington Irving

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Kindly Rip Van Winkle, loved by all, lives a quiet existence in a small village at the foot of the Catskill Mountains. One day, travelling in...

Unabridged: 3 hr 6 min
Narrator: Adam Sims
Published: 01/02/2015
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Composers’ Letters, Jan Fielden

Composers’ Letters

by Jan Fielden

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In Composers’ Letters, the voices of the great figures of classical music come alive through their correspondence. Set against the musi...

Unabridged: 2 hr 28 min
Narrator: Jeremy Nicholas, D...
Published: 02/01/2000
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Lady Windermere's Fan, Oscar Wilde

Lady Windermere's Fan

by Oscar Wilde

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Oscar Wilde’s first play confronts the hypocrisy of public ‘morality’ compared with genuine, private kindness. When it open...

Unabridged: 1 hr 39 min
Narrator: Juliet Stevenson, ...
Published: 01/01/2000
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Classic American Poetry, Emily Dickinson; Robert Lowell; Robert Frost; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Walt Whitman

Classic American Poetry

by Emily Dickinson; Robert...

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The United States themselves are, essentially, the greatest poem' said Walt Whitman. Here are the much-loved examples of the free spirit of A...

Unabridged: 2 hr 31 min
Narrator: Garrick Hagon, Liz...
Published: 10/01/2004
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Silas Marner, George Eliot

Silas Marner

by George Eliot

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Here is a tale straight from the fireside. We are compelled to follow the humble and mysterious figure of the linen weaver Silas Marner, on h...

Abridged: 2 hr 38 min
Narrator: Freda Dowie
Published: 10/01/2000
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

by Mark Twain

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is the story of a boy’s adventures growing up in a small town on the banks of the Mississippi river over a...

Abridged: 2 hr 38 min
Narrator: Garrick Hagon
Published: 08/01/2004
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The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Hound of the Baskervilles

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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The 'Young Adult Classics' series continues with The Hound of the Baskervilles, the most popular Sherlock Holmes story. It is a chilling tale...

Abridged: 3 hr 34 min
Young Adult Classics
Narrator: David Timson
Published: 02/02/2009
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Waiting for Godot, Samuel Beckett

Waiting for Godot

by Samuel Beckett

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Samuel Beckett, one of the great avant-garde Irish dramatists and writers of the second half of the twentieth century, was born on 13 April 1...

Unabridged: 2 hr 2 min
Narrator: Sean Barrett, Davi...
Published: 02/01/2006
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Symposium, Plato

Symposium

by Plato

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In Symposium, a group of Athenian aristocrats attend a party held by Agathon to celebrate his victory in the drama festival of the Dionysia. ...

Unabridged: 2 hr 31 min
Narrator: David Shaw Parker,...
Published: 01/01/2006
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The Clumsy Ghost and Other Spooky Tales, Alastair Jessiman; Anna Britten; David Blake; Roy McMillan; Edward Ferrie, Margaret Ferrie; David Angus

The Clumsy Ghost and Other Spooky...

by Alastair Jessiman; Anna...

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In this entertaining anthology of seven new ghost stories, written especially for Naxos AudioBooks, we meet all kinds of phantoms in differen...

Unabridged: 2 hr 31 min
Narrator: Sean Barrett, Harr...
Published: 09/26/2011
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Emily Dickinson, Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson

by Emily Dickinson

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Born in Massachusetts in 1830, Emily Dickinson composed over 1770 poems; but apart from her closest friends, no-one knew she was writing at a...

Unabridged: 1 hr 40 min
The Great Poets
Narrator: Teresa Gallagher
Published: 02/25/2008
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The Great Poets: The War Poetry of Wilfred Owen, Wilfred Owen

The Great Poets: The War Poetry o...

by Wilfred Owen

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No poet is more closely identified with the First World War than Wilfred Owen. His striking body of work, grim to the point of brutality yet,...

Unabridged: 1 hr 19 min
Narrator: Anton Lesser
Published: 11/04/2013
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Napoleon – In a Nutshell, Neil Wenborn

Napoleon – In a Nutshe...

by Neil Wenborn

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Napoleon is one of the giants of modern history. From the last days of the French Revolution to the epochal battle of Waterloo he bestrode th...

Unabridged: 1 hr 19 min
Narrator: Rupert Degas
Published: 04/26/2011
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