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    Wives and Daughters

    Penguin Classics

    Narrated by Ms Laura Aikman ...

    Unabridged

    26 hours 56 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.This Penguin Classic is performed by Laura Aikman. This definitive recording includes an introduction by Pam Norris.Set in English society before the 1832 Reform Bill, Wives and Daughters centres on the story of youthful Molly Gibson, brought up from childhood by her father. When he remarries a new stepsister, Cynthia, enters Molly's quiet life. Loveable but worldly and ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

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    Women and C.S. Lewis

    What His Life and Literature Reveal for Today's Culture

    Narrated by Anne Flosnik ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 39 min

    Sexism in Narnia? Or Screwtape? Or amongst the Inklings? Many critics have labelled C.S. Lewis a sexist, even a misogynist. Did the life and writing of the hugely popular author and professor betray attitudes that today are unacceptable, even deplorable? The younger Lewis was criticized for a mysterious living arrangement with a woman, but his later marriage to an American poet, Joy Davidman, ... Read more

    $48.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Shakespeare

    Ten Great Comedies

    Narrated by Raphael Shargel ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 21 min

    Professor Raphael Shargel channels his passion for teaching and expertise as a Shakespearean scholar into this illuminative study of the Immortal Bard's eight great comedies. Shakespeare's genius is as readily apparent in these comedies as in his timeless tragedies. Often marked by internal and external conflicts, young lovers struggling for union, mistaken identities, and intertwining plots, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Round Ireland With A Fridge

    by Tony Hawks ...
    Narrated by Tony Hawks ...

    Abridged

    9 hours 45 min

    Whilst in Ireland for an International Song Competition, Tony Hawks was amazed to see a hitch-hiker, trying to thumb a lift, but with a fridge. This seemed amazingly optimistic - his Irish friends, however thought nothing of it at all. 'I had clearly arrived in a country', writes Tony, 'where the qualifications for 'eccentric' involved a great deal more than that to which I had become used'.Two ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

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    Shakespeare’s Book: The Intertwined Lives Behind the First Folio

    Narrated by Philip Pope ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 44 min

    ‘A lively picture of multiple operators scrambling to steal a march on the competition . . . Lavishly detailed’FINANCIAL TIMES‘This is Shakespearean scholarship at its best, brilliantly researched yet compulsively readable. It's a book for our times, enduringly fascinating and appealing to both enthusiasts and the general reader. Highly recommended!’ ALISON WEIRFINANCIAL TIMES BOOK OF THE SUMMER ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

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    W. B. Yeats

    Selected Poems

    Narrated by William Sutherland ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 59 min

    William Butler Yeats, the first Irishman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, is not only one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century but one of the most widely read. The landscape, myths, legends, and folklore of his homeland lie at the heart of his poetic imagination, and the unique musicality of Ireland adds to the richness of his verse. But the themes of his poetry are universal and ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Story of Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, The

    Narrated by Ghizela Rowe ...

    Abridged

    11 min

    The Merchant Of Venice though featuring its title character heavily, is most memorable for the Jewish merchant Shylock who insists on a pound of flesh when a debt cannot be repaid in time. Inevitably love features as the money borrowed by Antonio, the Merchant of Venice, is for his friend Bassiano who wishes to woo the beautiful and talented Portia who ultimately provides a clever solution and ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Macbeth (Argo Classics)

    Series series Argo Classics

    Unabridged

    2 hours 11 min

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic prose and verse read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly remastered stories are now available to download for the first time.‘By the pricking of my thumbs,Something wicked this way comes.’Shakespeare’s darkest psychological ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    Romeo and Juliet

    Narrated by Kemal Cross ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 14 min

    In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare creates a world of violence and generational conflict in which two young people fall in love and die because of that love. The story is rather extraordinary in that the normal problems faced by young lovers are here so very large. It is not simply that the families of Romeo and Juliet disapprove of the lover's affection for each other; rather, the Montagues and the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Giants of Irish Literature

    Wilde, Yeats, Joyce, and Beckett

    Narrated by George O'Brien ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 18 min

    Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, and Samuel Beckett: These four masters of Irish literature created works of startling innovation and unparalleled literary merit. They defied popular expectations and confounded critics with unique masterpieces that one might think of as puzzles, the solution of which lies at the heart of the modern age. Understanding the works of these greats, all associated ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Shakespeare and the Resistance

    The Earl of Southampton, the Essex Rebellion, and the Poems that Challenged Tudor Tyranny

    by Clare Asquith ...
    Narrated by Allan Corduner ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 27 min

    Shakespeare's largely misunderstood narrative poems contain within them an explosive commentary on the political storms convulsing his countryThe 1590s were bleak years for England. The queen was old, the succession unclear, and the treasury empty after decades of war. Amid the rising tension, William Shakespeare published a pair of poems dedicated to the young Earl of Southampton: Venus and ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    A Piece of Work

    Playing Shakespeare and Other Stories

    Narrated by Simon Russell Beale ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours

    Simon Russell Beale is one of Britain's most recognisable and well-loved actors. He has played many roles on stage, film, television and radio - ranging from Winston Churchill to Stalin, George Smiley to King Arthur. But ever since his appearance at school as a glamorous Desdemona, complete with false eyelashes that rendered him half-blind, he has been captivated by Shakespeare.In A Piece of Work, ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

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    The Heart of It

    Hamlet and Macbeth

    Narrated by Elizabeth McNamer ...
    Series series The Heart of It

    Unabridged

    55 min

    Hamlet and Macbeth are two dramas by William Shakespeare that have been thrilling audiences for centuries. Both have been adapted to radio and film and continue to be taught in high schools and universities. But as with most of Shakespeare' s works, modern audiences sometimes need some help absorbing elements of both plays. In a series of lectures, literary scholar Elizabeth McNamer provides ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Charles Dickens: A BBC Biography

    Unabridged

    8 hours 14 min

    A BBC radio collection celebrating Charles Dickens' life, work and influenceCharles Dickens was a literary giant, second only to Shakespeare in the ranks of England's greatest writers. This extensive biographical collection looks at the man, his novels and his legacy to provide an all-round portrait of the much-loved author.Michael Eaton's five-play cycle Dickens in London, starring Samuel Barnett ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    The Politically Incorrect Guide to English and American Literature

    Narrated by James Adams ...
    Series series The Politically Incorrect Guides

    Unabridged

    8 hours 4 min

    These days, English professors prefer to teach anything and everything but classic English literature. They indoctrinate their students in Marxism and radical feminism, show them Michael Moore’s movie Fahrenheit 9/11, and teach them the “post-colonial literature” of South Asia. When they do teach a genuine work of English or American literature, they use it to propagandize against our “oppressive” ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Shakespeare for Grown-ups

    Everything you Need to Know about the Bard

    Narrated by Daniel Weyman ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 9 min

    Need to swot up on your Shakespeare? If you’ve always felt a bit embarrassed at your precarious grasp on the plot of Othello, or you haven’t a clue what a petard - as in ‘hoist with his own petard’ - actually is, then fear not, because this, at last, is the perfect guide to bring you up to speed.From the authors of the number-one bestselling Homework for Grown-ups, Shakespeare for Grown-ups is the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    Tales for an Unknown City

    Unabridged

    10 hours 20 min

    Tales for an Unknown City is a vibrant selection of almost fifty stories from among the many told at One Thousand and One Friday Nights of Storytelling, a weekly open gathering in Toronto begun by Dan Yashinsky in 1978 and still going strong. There are tales from Canada and many other parts of the world; each followed by a brief word from the teller, giving us the flavour of the “Friday Nights.” ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Planet Narnia

    The Seven Heavens in the Imagination of C. S. Lewis

    by Michael Ward ...
    Narrated by Nigel Patterson ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 3 min

    For over half a century, scholars have labored to show that C. S. Lewis's famed but apparently disorganized Chronicles of Narnia have an underlying symbolic coherence, pointing to such possible unifying themes as the seven sacraments, the seven deadly sins, and the seven books of Spenser's Faerie Queene. None of these explanations has won general acceptance and the structure of Narnia's symbolism ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    The Taming Of The Shrew (Argo Classics)

    Series series Argo Classics

    Unabridged

    2 hours 7 min

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic prose and verse read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly remastered stories are now available to download for the first time.‘My tongue will tell the anger of my heart, or else my heart concealing it will break.’Bianca is ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    Collins – The Ultimate Children’s Shakespeare Collection: For ages 7–11

    Series series Collins

    Unabridged

    15 hours 45 min

    Seventeen of the bard’s most notable plays, from A Midsummer’s Night Dream to Romeo and Juliet, abridged and novelised for young listeners. This collection also includes the biography The Life and Times of William Shakespeare. Hours of audio fun to keep children entertained while on the move!Introduce your children to the world of Shakespearean with these abridged stories, written especially for ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

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    William Blake & The Sea Monsters of Love: How one visionary inspired two hundred years of art, poetry & protest

    by Philip Hoare ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 6 min

    'A great artist of whom almost nobody had heard'A new strange and alluring book on the reverberating influence of William Blake, from the award-winning author of Leviathan and Albert and the WhaleWeaving together fragments of artists’ stories across time and place, Philip Hoare embarks on a Sebaldian exploration of the enduring legacy of William Blake. A poet, painter and printmaker who was ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD

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    The Adventures of Miss Barbara Pym: A Times Book of the Year 2021

    by Paula Byrne ...
    Narrated by Antonia Beamish ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 6 min

    ‘Captures both Barbara and her writing so miraculously’ JILLY COOPERPicked as a Book to Look Forward to in 2021 by the Guardian, The Times and the ObserverA Radio 4 Book of the Week, April 2021Barbara Pym became beloved as one of the wittiest novelists of the late twentieth century, revealing the inner workings of domestic life so brilliantly that her friend Philip Larkin announced her the era’s ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

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    El Naufragio del Titán

    Narrated by Jorge Ramírez ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 32 min

    Audiolibro producido con sonido 3D el mismo esta diseñado para ser escuchado con auriculares.El naufragio del Titanic es una novela escrita por Morgan Robertson y publicada en 1898, más de una década antes del desastre real del Titanic en 1912. La obra es conocida por su asombrosa similitud con el verdadero hundimiento del famoso transatlántico RMS Titanic.La historia se centra en el buque de lujo ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Tempest (Unabridged)

    Narrated by AI Marcus ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 18 min

    Please note: This audiobook has been created using AI voice. The Tempest, thought to be one of the last plays that Shakespeare wrote alone, begins with a storm which shipwrecks the king of Naples and his crew. We quickly learn that the tempest was not a natural occurence; it was created by Prospero, the usurped duke of Milan who is stranded on a nearby island, with the help of Ariel, a spirit in ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD