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    Still Life

    by Sarah Winman ...
    Narrated by Sarah Winnman ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 55 min

    THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERA BBC BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICKA BBC RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIMEWINNER OF THE INWORDS LITERARY AWARD‘Sheer joy' Graham Norton‘Utterly beautiful … filled with hope’ Joanna Cannon, author of Three Things About Elsie‘A bear-hug of a book’ Rachel Joyce, author of Miss Benson’s Beetle</... ... Read more

    $34.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Da Vinci Women

    The Untold Feminist Power of Leonardo's Art

    by Kia Vahland ...
    Narrated by Ana Clements ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 36 min

    This new biographical look at Leonardo da Vinci explores the Renaissance master's groundbreaking portrayal of women which forever changed the way the female form is depicted.Leonardo da Vinci was a revolutionary thinker, artist, and inventor who has been written about and celebrated for centuries. Lesser known, however, is his revolutionary and empowering portrayal of the modern female centuries ... Read more

    $38.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    La Passione

    How Italy Seduced the World

    by Dianne Hales ...
    Narrated by Cassandra Campbell ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 21 min

    A jubilant celebration of Italy’s outsize impact on culture, from literature to art, music to movies, that “masterfully examines the multitude of reasons why so many people fall in love with Italy and the Italian lifestyle” (Forbes)Can you imagine painting without Leonardo, opera without Verdi, fashion without Armani, food without the signature tastes of pasta, gelato, and pizza? The first ... Read more

    $29.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Needle in the Right Hand of God

    The Norman Conquest of 1066 and the Making and Meaning of the Bayeux Tapestry

    Narrated by Stephen Hoye ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 11 min

    The Bayeux Tapestry is the world's most famous textile-an exquisite 230-foot-long embroidered panorama depicting the events surrounding the Norman Conquest of 1066. It is also one of history's most mysterious and compelling works of art. This haunting stitched account of the battle that redrew the map of medieval Europe has inspired dreams of theft, waves of nationalism, visions of limitless power ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Feud That Sparked the Renaissance

    How Brunelleschi and Ghiberti Changed the Art World

    Narrated by Simon Vance ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 31 min

    Joining the bestsellers Longitude and Galileo’s Daughter, a lively and intriguing tale of two artists whose competitive spirit brought to life one of the world’s most magnificent structures and ignited the RenaissanceThe dome of the Santa Maria del Fiore, the great cathedral of Florence, is among the most enduring symbols of the Renaissance, an equal to the works of Leonardo and Michelangelo. Its ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    All the Time in the World

    A Book of Hours

    Narrated by Tavia Gilbert ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 56 min

    Entertaining,unexpected, and full of charm, the follow-up to Jessica Kerwin Jenkins’ Encyclopediaof the Exquisite presents a miscellany of engaging stories, detailing theintriguing customs, traditions, and guilty pleasures pursued throughout theages.All the Time in the World takes its cue from aniconic component of medieval life, the book of hours, which prescribed certainreadings and ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Brief History of the Mediterranean

    Indispensable for Travellers

    by Jeremy Black ...
    Narrated by Roger Davis ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 4 min

    A wonderfully concise and readable, yet comprehensive, history of the Mediterranean Sea, the perfect companion for any visitor -- or indeed, anyone compelled to stay at home.**'**The grand object of travelling is to see the shores of the Mediterranean.'Samuel Johnson, 1776The Mediterranean has always been a leading stage for world history; it is also visited each year by tens of millions of ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Das Leben des Raffael

    Narrated by Frank Thomas ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 50 min

    Für Giorgio Vasari, dem einzigartigen Chronisten der italienischen Malerei gab es die Götter: Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci und Raffael, danach kam erst der Herrgott. Raffael war unter den Dreien der jugendliche Tragiker, der an einem Karfreitag geboren wurden und mit noch jungen Jahren von 37 ebenfalls an einem Karfreitag starb. Vasari schildert das gleichwohl illustre wie arbeitsreiche Leben ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    This Long Pursuit: Reflections of a Romantic Biographer

    Narrated by Steven Crossley ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 3 min

    ‘A masterly performance by the greatest literary biographer of his generation’ OldieIn this kaleidoscope of stories spanning art, science and poetry, award-winning writer Richard Holmes travels across three centuries, through much of Europe and into the lively company of many earlier biographers.Central to this pursuit is a powerful evocation of the lives of women both scientific and literary, ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Kenneth Clark: Life, Art and Civilisation

    Narrated by Jot Davies ...

    Unabridged

    21 hours 25 min

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BERGER PRIZE FOR BRITISH ART HISTORY 2017SHORTLISTED FOR THE SLIGHTLY FOXED BEST FIRST BIOGRAPHY PRIZE 2017A SUNDAY TIMES ART BOOK OF THE YEARA SPECTATOR BOOK OF THE YEARAN ECONOMIST BOOK OF THE YEARA NEW YORK TIMES ART BOOK OF THE YEARFrom his time as Bernard Berenson’s protégé to being... ... Read more

    $58.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Eye

    An Insider’s Memoir of Masterpieces, Money, and the Magnetism of Art

    Narrated by Robertson Dean ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 1 min

    It’s a rare and secret profession, comprising a few dozen people around the world equipped with a mysterious mixture of knowledge and innate sensibility. Summoned to Swiss bank vaults, Fifth Avenue apartments, and Tokyo storerooms, they are entrusted by collectors, dealers, and museums to decide if a coveted picture is real or fake and to determine if it was painted by Leonardo da Vinci or Raphael ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    MADE IN VENICE

    by Laura Morelli ...
    Narrated by Laura Morelli ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 50 min

    Going to Venice, Italy? Don't buy anything in Venice until you read this book! If you're traveling to Venice, Italy, you want to go home with a special souvenir: a piece of Murano glass, a work of Burano lace, a carnival mask, or one of the city's famous luxury fabrics. But selecting which mask or which goblet to buy can be an intimidating experience. How do you know if you're buying something ... Read more

    $14.90 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Picture Of Britain

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    Narrated by David Dimbleby ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 13 min

    Accompanying a major BBC1 series presented by David Dimbleby, and an exhibition at Tate Britain, A Picture of Britain is a celebration of the British landscape and the art that it has inspired, from Constable to Lowry, from Turner to Nash. From the slopes of Snowdonia to the industrial Black Country, from the grandeur of the Scottish Highlands to the meadows of Suffolk, the British landscape has ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Göring’s Man in Paris

    The Story of a Nazi Art Plunderer and His World

    Narrated by Paul Heitsch ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 57 min

    A charged biography of a notorious Nazi art plunderer and his career in the postwar art world Bruno Lohse (1911-2007) was one of the most notorious art plunderers in history. Appointed by Hermann Göring to Hitler's special art looting agency, he went on to supervise the systematic theft and distribution of over 22,000 artworks, largely from French Jews; helped Göring develop an enormous private ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Michelangelo, God's Architect

    The Story of His Final Years and Greatest Masterpiece

    Narrated by Simon Callow ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 44 min

    In this audiobook, acclaimed actor Simon Callow narrates the gripping untold story of Michelangelo's final decades—and his transformation into one of the greatest architects of the Italian RenaissanceAs he entered his seventies, the great Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo despaired that his productive years were past. Anguished by the death of friends and discouraged by the loss of ... Read more

    $44.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    What the Ermine Saw

    The Extraordinary Journey of Leonardo da Vinci's Most Mysterious Portrait

    Unabridged

    7 hours

    In the tradition of The Lady in Gold and The Hare with the Amber Eyes, the remarkable story behind one of history’s most enigmatic portraits.Five hundred and thirty years ago, a young woman sat before a Grecian-nosed artist known as Leonardo da Vinci. Her name was Cecilia Gallerani, and she was the young mistress of Ludovico Sforza, duke of Milan. Sforza was a brutal and clever man who was mindful ... Read more

    $26.21 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Twelve Caesars

    Images of Power from the Ancient World to the Modern

    by Mary Beard ...
    Narrated by Mary Beard ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 11 min

    This audiobook narrated by bestselling author Mary Beard explores how images of Roman autocrats have influenced art, culture, and the representation of powerWhat does the face of power look like? Who gets commemorated in art and why? And how do we react to statues of politicians we deplore? In this book—against a background of today’s “sculpture wars”—Mary Beard tells the story of how for more ... Read more

    $52.42 AUD or free with audiobook trial