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20th Century Audiobooks

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    Vietnam: An Epic History of a Divisive War 1945-1975

    by Max Hastings ...
    Narrated by Max Hastings, Peter Noble ...

    Unabridged

    33 hours 33 min

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ‘His masterpiece’ Antony Beevor, Spectator ‘A masterful performance’ Sunday Times ‘By far the best book on the Vietnam War’ Gerald Degroot, The Times, Book of the YearVietnam became the Western world’s most divisive modern conflict, precipitating a battlefield humiliation for France in 1954, then a vastly greater one for the United States in 1975. Max Hastings has spent ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD

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    The War of the World

    History's Age of Hatred

    Narrated by Saul Reichlin ...

    Unabridged

    34 hours 27 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged edition of The War of the World by Niall Ferguson, read by Saul Reichlin.The world at the beginning of the 20th century seemed for most of its inhabitants stable and relatively benign. Globalizing, booming economies married to technological breakthroughs seemed to promise a better world for most people. Instead, the 20th century proved to be overwhelmingly the most ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    The Gulag Archipelago

    Unabridged

    23 hours 29 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The audiobook edition of The Gulag Archipelago by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, read by the author's son, Ignat Solzhenitsyn.With a new foreword written and read by Jordan B. Peterson, and an exclusive Q&A between Jordan B. Peterson and Ignat Solzhenitsyn.The officially approved abridgement of The Gulag Archipelago Volumes I, II & III.A vast canvas of camps, prisons, tra... ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Churchill

    Walking with Destiny

    Narrated by Stephen Thorne ...

    Unabridged

    50 hours 28 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.Winston Churchill towers over every other figure in 20th-century British history. By the time of his death at the age of 90 in 1965, many thought him to be the greatest man in the world.There have been over a thousand previous biographies of Churchill. Andrew Roberts now draws on over 40 new sources, including the private diaries of King George VI, used in no previous ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    The End is Always Near: Apocalyptic Moments from the Bronze Age Collapse to Nuclear Near Misses

    by Dan Carlin ...
    Narrated by Dan Carlin ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 55 min

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERDo tough times create tougher people? Can humanity handle the power of its weapons without destroying itself? Will human technology ever peak or regress? And why, since the dawn of time, has it always seemed as though death and destruction are waiting just around the corner?Combining his trademark thrilling, expansive storytelling with rigorous history and thought ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

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    The Palace Papers

    The Sunday Times bestseller

    by Tina Brown ...
    Narrated by Tina Brown ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 53 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.From the Queen's stoic resolve to the crisis of Meghan and Harry. From the ascendance of Camilla and Kate to the downfall of Andrew.Full of remarkable inside access, The Palace Papers by Sunday Times bestselling author Tina Brown will change how you understand the Royal Family.'A brilliant book. Tina Brown has inside knowledge and writes so well' L... ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    Erebus: The Story of a Ship

    by Michael Palin ...
    Narrated by Michael Palin ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 5 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Erebus, written and read by Michael Palin.N**_______________**THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERIn the early years of Queen Victoria's reign, HMS Erebus undertook two of the most ambitious naval expeditions of all time.On the first, she ventured further south than any human had ever been. On the second, she va... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    Life After Life

    The global bestseller, now a major BBC series

    by Kate Atkinson ...
    Narrated by Fenella Woolgar ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 16 min

    What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right?During a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath.During a snowstorm in England in 1910, the same baby is born and lives to tell the tale.What if there were second chances? And third chances? In fact an infinite number of chances to live your life? Would ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    Agatha Christie

    The Sunday Times Bestseller

    by Lucy Worsley ...
    Narrated by Lucy Worsley ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 47 min

    'A smart and highly entertaining portrait of a literary powerhouse'BOOKS OF THE YEAR, THE TIMES***'Paint(s) an intriguing picture of Christie.' - Guardian'Ms Worsley herself writes engagingly... She combines an almost militant support for her subject with a considered analysis of her books and plays.' - Economist'Admirably scrupulous' - N... ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    Midnight in Chernobyl

    The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster

    Narrated by Jacques Roy ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 55 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The dramatic untold story of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, based on original reporting and new archival research.Early in the morning of April 26, 1986, Reactor Number Four of the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station exploded, triggering history’s worst nuclear disaster. In the thirty years since then, Chernobyl has become lodged in the collective nightmares of ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    Agent Sonya

    Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy

    by Ben Macintyre ...
    Narrated by Ben Macintyre ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 14 min

    Brought to you by PenguinA TOP TEN SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'His best book yet' The Times'Macintyre's page-turner is a dazzling portrait of a flawed yet driven individual who risked everything (including her children) for the cause' Sunday TimesDISCOVER THE INCREDIBLE TRUE STORY OF THE SPY WHO ALMOST KILLED HITLER - FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE SPY AND THE T... ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    Say Nothing: A True Story Of Murder and Memory In Northern Ireland

    Narrated by Matt Blaney ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 43 min

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITINGONE OF DUA LIPA'S BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR‘The best book I’ve read for a while, it’s fantastic’ John Oliver‘A must read’ Gillian FlynnOne night in December 1972, Jean McConville, a mother of ten, was abducted from her home in Belfast and never seen alive again. Her disappearance would haunt her... ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

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    Catastrophe: Europe Goes to War 1914

    by Max Hastings ...
    Narrated by Max Hastings, Nigel Carrington ...

    Unabridged

    28 hours 58 min

    The Amazon History Book of the Year 2013 is a magisterial chronicle of the calamity that befell Europe in 1914 as the continent shifted from the glamour of the Edwardian era to the tragedy of total war.1914: a year of unparalleled change. The year that diplomacy failed, Imperial Europe was thrown into its first modernised warfare and white-gloved soldiers rode in their masses across pastoral ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD

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    The Wake

    The Deadly Legacy of a Newfoundland Tsunami

    Narrated by Linden MacIntyre ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 50 min

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER“Fascinating, infuriating, eloquent and cautionary.” **—**PostmediaA Globe and Mail, CBC Books and Maclean’s Book of the YearIn the vein of Erik Larson’s Isaac’s Storm and Dead Wake comes an incredible true story of destruction and survival in Newfoundland by one of Canada’s best-known writersOn November 18, 1929, a tsunami struck Newfoundland’s Burin Peninsula. Giant waves up ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    A Woman of No Importance

    The Untold Story of Virginia Hall, WWII's Most Dangerous Spy

    by Sonia Purnell ...
    Narrated by Juliet Stevenson ...
    Series series Dilly's Story

    Unabridged

    13 hours 55 min

    'A METICULOUS HISTORY THAT READS LIKE A THRILLER' BEN MACINTYRE, TEN BEST BOOKS TO READ ABOUT WORLD WAR IIAn astounding story of heroism, spycraft, resistance and personal triumph over shocking adversity.'A rousing tale of derring-do' THE TIMES * 'Riveting' MICK HERRON * 'Superb' IRISH TIMESTHE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn September ... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    The Secret War: Spies, Codes and Guerrillas 1939–1945

    by Max Hastings ...
    Narrated by Steven Crossley ...

    Unabridged

    30 hours 39 min

    ‘As gripping as any spy thriller, Hastings’s achievement is especially impressive, for he has produced the best single volume yet written on the subject’ Sunday Times‘Authoritative, exciting and notably well written’ Daily Telegraph‘A serious work of rigourous and comprehensive history … royally entertaining and readable’ Mail on SundayIn ‘The Secret War’, Max Hastings examines the espionage and ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Last Boat Out of Shanghai

    The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution

    by Helen Zia ...
    Narrated by Nancy Wu ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 13 min

    The dramatic real life stories of four young people caught up in the mass exodus of Shanghai in the wake of China's 1949 Communist revolution. Shanghai has historically been China's jewel, its richest, most modern, and westernized city. The bustling metropolis was home to sophisticated intellectuals, entrepreneurs, and a thriving middle class when Mao's proletarian revolution emerged victorious ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    In Plain Sight

    A fascinating investigation into UFOs and alien encounters from an award-winning journalist, fully updated and revised for 2023

    Narrated by Ross Coulthart ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 15 min

    An award-winning journalist investigates a story largely ignored by mainstream media but right there, in front of our eyes ...Are we not alone? The moment we have an answer might have arrived.Award-winning investigative journalist Ross Coulthart has been intrigued by UFOs since mysterious glowing lights were reported near New Zealand's Kaikoura mountains when he was a teenager. The 1978 sighting ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD

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    The Looming Tower

    Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11

    Narrated by Lawrence Wright ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 31 min

    A sweeping narrative history of the events leading to 9/11, a groundbreaking look at the people and ideas, the terrorist plans and the Western intelligence failures that culminated in the assault on America. Lawrence Wright’s remarkable book is based on five years of research and hundreds of interviews that he conducted in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sudan, England, France, Germany ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Elizabeth

    An intimate portrait from the writer who knew her and her family for over fifty years

    Narrated by Gyles Brandreth ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 53 min

    **Brought to you by Penguin.THE NO 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER NOW FEATURING EXCLUSIVE MATERIAL ABOUT CHARLES III's CORONATION WITH ADDED PHOTOGRAPHSA personal account of the life and character of Britain's longest-reigning monarch, from the writer who knew her family best**'Compelling . . . Fascinating' DAILY MAIL'The writer who got closest to the human truth about our long-serving senior royals' ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    Appeasing Hitler

    Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to War

    by Tim Bouverie ...
    Narrated by John Sessions ...

    Unabridged

    22 hours 4 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Appeasing Hitler by Tim Bouverie, read by John Sessions.'Appeasing Hitler is an astonishingly accomplished debut. Bouverie writes with a wonderful clarity and we will no doubt hear a lot more of his voice in future'ANTONY BEEVOROn a wet afternoon in September 1938, Neville Chamberlain stepped off an aeroplane and announced that his visit to Hitler had ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Sheilas

    Badass Women of Australian History

    by Eliza Reilly ...
    Narrated by Eliza Reilly ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 49 min

    An entertaining romp through Australian history that celebrates the badass sheroes we were never taught about in school and who deserve to be printed on our money, goddamn it!It's been said that 'well-behaved women seldom make history', but the handful of white boys who wrote our history books conveniently left most of them out. Whoops! To rectify this situation, Eliza Reilly is setting out to ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Legacy of Violence

    A History of the British Empire

    Narrated by Adam Barr ...

    Unabridged

    31 hours 36 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.From the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian: a searing study of the British Empire that interrogates the pervasive use of violence throughout the twentieth century and traces how these practices were exported, modified, and institutionalized in colonies around the globe.Sprawling across a quarter of the world's land mass and claiming nearly 500 colonial subjects, Britain's ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    Traitor King

    The Scandalous Exile of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor: AS FEATURED ON CHANNEL 4 TV DOCUMENTARY

    by Andrew Lownie ...
    Narrated by Andrew Lownie ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 35 min

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA Daily Mail Royal Book of the Year, 2021'Darkly compelling...hundreds of eye-popping details...Gripping ... damning portrait of the Windsors' Daily Mail 'Book of the Week''Briskly written and compulsively readable...' - A.N. Wilson, TLS'Meticulously researched' - Spectator<stron... ... Read more

    $83.99 AUD