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British & Irish Audiobooks

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    Paradise Lost

    Penguin Classics

    by John Milton ...
    Narrated by Adrian Schiller ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 39 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.This Penguin Classic is performed by Adrian Schiller.In Paradise Lost Milton produced poem of epic scale, conjuring up a vast, awe-inspiring cosmos and ranging across huge tracts of space and time. And yet, in putting a charismatic Satan and naked Adam and Eve at the centre of this story, he also created an intensely human tragedy on the Fall of Man. Written when Milton ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

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    T. S. Eliot Reads The Waste Land, Four Quartets and Other Poems

    by T. S. Eliot ...
    Narrated by T. S. Eliot ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 44 min

    The most famous, beautiful and spiritually moving poems of the twentieth-century, read by the most famous poet. Historic recordings of the cream of Eliot’s poetry.It is always something of a revelation to listen to a poet reading his own words, and these recordings are no exception. Eliot clearly and evenly characterises and reveals the voices of some of his most important works in this excellent ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    Poems and Songs of Lancashire

    by Edwin Waugh ...
    Narrated by Titus Lynch ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 45 min

    A selection of poems in the Lancashire dialect by the foremost exponent of the form. A printer by training, Edwin Waugh left his trade for secretarial work and began his literary career in 1852. His first dialect poem, 'Come whoam to thi' childer and me', was written at the Clarence Hotel, Manchester, on 10 June 1856 and published in the Manchester Examiner the following day.Edwin Waugh is perhaps ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The King of Christmas

    Unabridged

    8 min

    On a frosty winter evening, the Baron watches the snow fall. He is bored and worried. It will soon be Christmas and everything is too quiet. What can he do to bring excitement to the Manor?His wife, the Baroness, has an idea: he can appoint a King of Christmas, a peasant to take his place. And so begin twelve days of chaos, anarchy and merriment . . .Inspired by the medieval tradition of ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

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    Beowulf

    Unabridged

    4 hours 40 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.This Penguin Classic is performed by Royce Pierreson, star of Line of Duty, Our Girl and The Witcher. This definitive recording includes an introduction by Michael Alexander.Beowulf is the greatest surviving work of literature in Old English, unparalleled in its epic grandeur and scope. It tells the story of the heroic Beowulf and of his battles, first with the monster ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

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    Poetry of Edward Thomas, The

    Unabridged

    1 hour 3 min

    Philip Edward Thomas was born on 3rd March, 1878 at 14 Lansdowne Gardens in Stockwell, Lambeth, which was then a part of Surrey. His family had a rich Welsh heritage.Thomas was educated at Battersea Grammar School before proceeding to St Paul's School in London and then becoming a history scholar, between 1898-1900, at Lincoln College, Oxford.Whilst still studying for his degree he married Helen ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    The Utter Nonsense of Edward Lear

    by Edward Lear ...
    Narrated by Colin Jones, Recording Tales ...

    Unabridged

    46 min

    A fine selection of hand-picked classics from the master of nonsense, enthusiastically narrated by Colin Jones.This collection contains some of Mr Lear’s finest works:How Pleasant to Know Mr LearThe JumbliesThe Owl and the Pussy-CatThe Pobble Who Has No ToesThe Broom, the Shovel, the Poker and the TongsMr and Mrs DiscobbolosThe Dong With a Luminous NoseThe Duck and the KangarooThe Daddy Long-legs ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Shoulder Tap

    Narrated by Maurice Riordan ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 16 min

    Throughout these poems, with their roaming sense of first-person, the speakers' minds are cavernous and echoic, primal and sophisticated, observant and raw, in and out of control of themselves. The effect is unpredictable and thrilling, at once a dark art and an illumination of unease and loss and wishfulness. The collection features disquieting songs of a mutable self alongside poignant elegies, ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD $25.99 AUD

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    Three Poems From Rudyard Kipling

    Unabridged

    11 min

    Joseph Rudyard Kipling (December 30, 1865 - January 18, 1936) was an English novelist, writer, and journalist. He was born in British India, which inspired much of his work. Kipling's works of fiction include the The Jungle Book, 1894; The Second Jungle Book, 1895, Kim, 1901, as well as, many well-known short stories and poems. The three poems include "Sussex," read by Stanley Morrison; "If," by ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Nonsense Songs and Laughable Lyrics

    by Edward Lear ...
    Narrated by Roy Macready ...

    Unabridged

    50 min

    There was a verse writer named LearWho said “in the future I fearThat the verses I write be recorded (they might)for all who desire so to HEAR”(R.M. with apologies to E. L.)Edward Lear is justly renowned as a writer of humorous verse. His “Nonsense Songs”were published in 1871 and includes probably his best known and most loved poem “The Owl and the Pussycat”. “Laughable Lyrics “ (1877) contains ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Poems From The Book of My Enemy

    Collected Verse: 1958-2003

    by Clive James ...
    Narrated by Clive James ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 2 min

    Taking the very best from his acclaimed collection The Book of My Enemy, this audio edition is read by the poet himself, Clive James.'He rejoices in language, and he shows enormous skill in using it' – Sunday TelegraphThe poetry of Clive James achieved immediate notoriety on the publication of this volume's title poem: 'The Book of My Enemy Has Been Remaindered'. Hilarious and self-satirizing, it ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

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    Search Party for Liberation

    A Grimy Poetry Anthology

    Series Audiobook 1 - Grime e-Tales

    Unabridged

    37 min

    Numbers don't lie, all of mankind collectively as individuals, eternally search for freedom6 poets from across the UK innovatively use UK Grime music as inspiration to reflect upon the concept of liberation in its various manifestations. Whether freedom from social expectations, religious indoctrination and self-hatred, to the ubiquity of iniquity via discrimination.This fusion has the option of ... Read more

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    Rhyme A Dozen ― Mothers, A

    12 Poets, 12 Poems, 1 Topic

    Unabridged

    16 min

    ‘A dime a dozen’ as known in America, is perhaps equal to the English ‘cheap as chips’ but whatever the lingua franca of your choice in this series we hereby submit ‘A Rhyme a Dozen’ as 12 poems on many given subjects that are a well-rounded gathering, maybe even an essential guide, from the knowing pens of classic poets and their beautifully spoken verse to the comfort of your ears.1 - A Rhyme A ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

    Penguin Classics

    Narrated by Frank Turner ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 13 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.This Penguin Classic is narrated by Singer/Songwriter and folk-punk icon Frank Turner. Frank Turner has released eight solo studio albums, the most recent of which was No Man's Land, which contained songs celebrating some of the most important women throughout history. This definitive edition is translated by Bernard O'Donoghue.Composed during the fourteenth century in ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

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    The Pied Piper of Hamelin

    Narrated by Roy Macready ...

    Unabridged

    14 min

    Robert Browning (1812-1889) playright and poet is known and admired for his dramatic monologues in blank verse of which he is a recognized master. He also wrote many lighter poems with a humorous touch. Here is one of his best known: “The Pied Piper of Hamelin.” ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    W.B. Yeats: The Voice of Ireland

    Unabridged

    44 min

    As Shakespeare is to England and Burns is to Scotland, then W. B. Yeats is to the Emerald Isle. In this audiobook we not only bring you some of his greatest works read by Cyril Cusack and Siobhán McKenna, but also some by the great man himself. He speaks as he would want his work to be heard. ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Poetry of Wilfred Owen, The

    Unabridged

    1 hour 5 min

    Wilfred Owen was born on 18th March 1893 at Plas Wilmot, near Oswestry in Shropshire, the eldest of four childrenWilfred’s education was initially at the Birkenhead Institute and then later at Shrewsbury Technical school.His mothers strong Anglican views passed through to Wilfred and the bible along with books on the Romantic Poets, particularly John Keats were particular favourites and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Female Poets of the Nineteenth Century, The - Volume 1

    Beautiful collection of poems from women who struggled to get the credit they deserved at the time

    Unabridged

    1 hour 35 min

    For much of history women have been seen rather than heard. Their thoughts, their views have lain too long in the shadows of our culture. Whilst this traditional view has some merit it is not entirely accurate.Here, gathered together in these volumes, we can, through their words, experience their lives; we can hear their voices, their thoughts, joys, loves and losses.For the Female Poet there was ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Don Juan

    by Byron ...
    Narrated by Frederick Davidson ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 1 min

    Byron's exuberant masterpiece narrates the exploits of Don Juan, a handsome and charming young man naturally gifted with the ladies. After his first illicit love affair at the age of sixteen in his native Spain, Don Juan is exiled to Italy and catapulted into a string of adventures that send him into dire peril and luxurious boudoirs around the world. Following a dramatic shipwreck and an affair ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Poetry of Christina Rossetti, The

    Narrated by Emma Topping ...

    Unabridged

    49 min

    A collection of Christina Rossetti's finest poetry including Goblin Market. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Poetry of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, The

    Renowned poet and painter who founded the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and influenced the Aesthetic movement

    Unabridged

    1 hour 5 min

    Dante Gabriel Rossetti was born on May 12th 1828 in London, England.As a youth he was "self-possessed, articulate, passionate and charismatic" but also "ardent, poetic and feckless". Like his siblings, including famed poet Christina Georgina Rossetti, he most wished to be a poet but had a keen eye as a painter, having shown a great interest in Medieval Italian art.Together with William Holman Hunt ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Poetry of Francis Ledwidge, The

    Unabridged

    1 hour

    Francis Edward Ledwidge was born on 19th August, 1887 in the small village of Janeville in Slane, County Meath in Ireland to parents that believed strongly in education.At the age of 5 his father died and the entire family, already desperately poor, were forced into work and by 13 the young Ledwidge took whatever job was to hand—from farm hand to road labourer. Throughout this time he applied ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Idylls of the King

    Narrated by Bill Homewood ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 27 min

    Lovers of legends know that this is the finest retelling of the story of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table; lovers of literature know that this is the greatest of all 19th- century narrative poems. In Tennyson’s gloriously written tale of swashbuckling feats on and off the jousting field, the honour of maidens, knights, queens and kings is won or lost. Above all, the Quest for the ... Read more

    $45.99 AUD

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    Poetry of Wanderlust, The

    The world is your oyster

    Unabridged

    2 hours 3 min

    What’s in a word? Apart from its value as a unit of information is there something more? Of course. Many words sound and express themselves, when rolled around the soul and mouth, as something both desirable, tangible and complete. We submit that ‘Wanderlust’ has just such a feeling.Most of us have an urge to journey, to take the body and mind on a journey that will sate our curiosity, build our ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus