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    James Cook

    The story behind the man who mapped the world

    Narrated by Michael Carman ...

    Unabridged

    21 hours 23 min

    The name Captain James Cook is one of the most recognisable in Australian history - an almost mythic figure who is often discussed, celebrated, reviled and debated.But who was the real James Cook?This Yorkshire farm boy would go on to become the foremost mariner, scientist, navigator and cartographer of his era, and to personally map a third of the globe. His great voyages of discovery were ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Catalpa Rescue

    The gripping story of the most dramatic and successful prison break in Australian history

    Narrated by Michael Carman ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 20 min

    The incredible true story of one of the most extraordinary and inspirational prison breaks in Australian history.New York, 1874. Members of the Clan-na-Gael - agitators for Irish freedom from the English yoke - hatch a daring plan to free six Irish political prisoners from the most remote prison in the British Empire, Fremantle Prison in Western Australia. Under the guise of a whale hunt, Captain ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Guns of August

    Narrated by Wanda McCaddon ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 10 min

    In this Pulitzer Prize–winning classic, historian Barbara Tuchman brings to life the people and events that led up to World War I. This was the last gasp of the Gilded Age, of kings and kaisers and czars, of pointed or plumed hats, colored uniforms, and all the pomp and romance that went along with war. How quickly it all changed—and how horrible it became.Tuchman masterfully portrays this ... Read more

    $47.85 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Quest for Queen Mary

    Unabridged

    9 hours 24 min

    'A scary portrait of put-upon servants and potty aristos ... this is arguably the most riotously funny volume published this year'Max Hastings, Sunday Times'One of the funniest, most eccentric books of the year'Craig Brown, Mail on SundayThe highly acclaimed unexpurgated notes taken by James Pope-Hennessy for his official biography of Queen Mary, the present Queen's grandmother. Published in full ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Ardennes 1944

    Hitler's Last Gamble

    by Antony Beevor ...
    Narrated by Sean Barrett ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 40 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Ardennes 1994 by Antony Beever, read by Sean Barrett.On 16 December 1944, Hitler launched his 'last gamble' in the snow-covered forests and gorges of the Ardennes on the Belgian/German border. Although Hitler's generals were doubtful of success, younger officers and NCOs were desperate to believe that their homes and families ... Read more

    $22.72 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Checkmate in Berlin

    The First Battle of the Cold War

    by Giles Milton ...
    Narrated by Giles Milton ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 44 min

    A compulsive listen about the battle for Berlin and control of the Western world in the aftermath of the Second World War from 'the master of narrative history'.Berlin was in ruins when Soviet forces fought their way towards the Reichstag in the spring of 1945. Streets were choked with rubble, power supplies severed and the population close to starvation. The arrival of the Soviet army heralded ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Millennium

    The End of the World and the Forging of Christendom

    by Tom Holland ...
    Narrated by Tom Holland, Mark Meadows ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 32 min

    Of all the civilisations existing in the year 1000, that of Western Europe seemed the unlikeliest candidate for future greatness. Compared to the glittering empires of Byzantium or Islam, the splintered kingdoms on the edge of the Atlantic appeared impoverished, fearful and backward. But the anarchy of these years proved to be, not the portents of the end of the world, as many Christians had ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Istanbul

    A Tale of Three Cities

    Narrated by Bettany Hughes ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 35 min

    Istanbul has always been a place where stories and histories collide and crackle, where the idea is as potent as the historical fact. From the Qu'ran to Shakespeare, this city with three names - Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul - resonates as an idea and a place, and overspills its boundaries - real and imagined. Standing as the gateway between the East and West, it has served as the capital of ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Battle of the Atlantic

    How the Allies Won the War

    Narrated by Jonathan Dimbleby ...

    Unabridged

    20 hours 43 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Battle of the Atlantic, written and read by Jonathan Dimbleby.The Battle of the Atlantic was - though often overlooked - crucial to victory in the Second World War. If the German U-boats had prevailed, the maritime artery across the Atlantic would have been severed. Mass hunger would have consumed Britain, and the Allied ... Read more

    $28.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    On a Knife’s Edge

    The Ukraine, November 1942-March 1943

    by Prit Buttar ...
    Narrated by Roger Clark ...

    Unabridged

    22 hours 7 min

    The battle of Stalingrad was the turning point of World War II. The German capture of the city, their encirclement by Soviet forces shortly afterwards, and the hard-fought but futile attempts to relieve them, saw bitter attritional fighting and extremes of human misery inflicted on both sides. The surrender of General Friedrich von Paulus's army left Germany's eastern armies severely weakened, but ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Vol. 3

    by Edward Gibbon ...
    Narrated by Bernard Mayes ...

    Unabridged

    39 hours 5 min

    Considered one of the finest historical works in the English language, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is lauded for its graceful, elegant prose style as much as for its grand scope and considerable accuracy. It is a remarkable survey of what the author calls "the greatest and, perhaps, most awful scene in the history of mankind."This third volume of Gibbon's masterpiece covers the years ... Read more

    $59.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The War in the West - A New History

    Volume 1: Germany Ascendant 1939-1941

    by James Holland ...
    Narrated by Leighton Pugh ...

    Unabridged

    26 hours 42 min

    Are you ready for the truth about World War Two?In the first of an extraordinary three-volume account of the war on land, in the air and at sea, James Holland reveals not only the truth behind the familiar legends of the Second World War but he also unveils those lesser known events which were to have the greatest significance.The first book to consider the economic, political and social as well ... Read more

    $26.51 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Normandy ‘44

    D-Day and the Battle for France

    by James Holland ...
    Narrated by John Sackville ...

    Unabridged

    24 hours 20 min

    Random House presents the audiobook edition of Normandy '44 by James Holland, read by John Sackville.________________Renowned World War Two historian James Holland presents an entirely new perspective on one of the most important moments in recent history. Unflinchingly examining the brutality and violence that characterised the campaign, it's time to draw some radically different conclusion... ... Read more

    $30.29 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Red Road From Stalingrad

    Recollections of a Soviet Infantryman

    Narrated by Alex Hyde-White ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 51 min

    Mansur Abdulin fought in the front ranks of the Soviet infantry against the German invaders at Stalingrad, Kursk and on the banks of the Dnieper. This is his extraordinary story. His vivid inside view of a ruthless war on the Eastern Front gives a rare insight into the reality of the fighting and into the tactics and mentality of the Red Army's soldiers.In his own words, and with a remarkable ... Read more

    $36.36 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    In Deadly Combat

    A German Soldier's Memoir of the Eastern Front

    Narrated by Paul Woodson ...

    Unabridged

    13 hours 59 min

    Wounded five times and awarded numerous decorations for valor, Gottlob Herbert Bidermann saw action in the Crimea and siege of Sebastopol, participated in the vicious battles in the forests south of Leningrad, and ended the war in the Courland Pocket. In his memoir, he shares his impressions of countless Russian POWs seen at the outset of his service, of peasants struggling to survive the ... Read more

    $30.69 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Chernobyl 01:23:40

    The Incredible True Story of the World's Worst Nuclear Disaster

    Narrated by Michael Page ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 24 min

    At 01:23:40 on April 26th 1986, Alexander Akimov pressed the emergency shutdown button at Chernobyl's fourth nuclear reactor. It was an act that forced the permanent evacuation of a city, killed thousands, and crippled the Soviet Union. The event spawned decades of conflicting, exaggerated, and inaccurate stories. This book, the result of five years of research, presents an accessible but ... Read more

    $20.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    They Thought They Were Free

    The Germans, 1933-45

    by Milton Mayer ...
    Narrated by Michael Page ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 22 min

    First published in 1955, They Thought They Were Free is an eloquent and provocative examination of the development of fascism in Germany. Milton Mayer's book is a study of ten Germans and their lives from 1933-45, based on interviews he conducted after the war when he lived in Germany. Mayer had a position as a research professor at the University of Frankfurt and lived in a nearby small Hessian ... Read more

    $30.69 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Balkan Ghosts

    A Journey Through History

    Narrated by Nigel Patterson ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 56 min

    From the assassination that triggered World War I to the ethnic warfare in Serbia, Bosnia, and Croatia, the Balkans have been the crucible of the twentieth century, the place where terrorism and genocide first became tools of policy. Chosen as one of the Best Books of the Year by the New York Times, and greeted with critical acclaim as "the most insightful and timely work on the Balkans to date" ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Light Ages

    A Medieval Journey of Discovery

    by Seb Falk ...
    Narrated by Seb Falk ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 3 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.The Middle Ages were a time of wonder. They gave us the first universities, the first eyeglasses and the first mechanical clocks as medieval thinkers sought to understand the world around them, from the passing of the seasons to the stars in the sky.In this book, we walk the path of medieval science with a real-life guide, a fourteenth-century monk named John of Westwyk - ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Anatomy of Fascism

    Narrated by Arthur Morey ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 2 min

    What is fascism? By focusing on the concrete: what the fascists did rather than what they said, the esteemed historian Robert O. Paxton answers this question for the first time. From the first violent uniformed bands beating up “enemies of the state,” through Mussolini’s rise to power, to Germany’s fascist radicalization in World War II, Paxton shows clearly why fascists came to power in some ... Read more

    $34.37 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Imperial Germany and War, 1871-1918

    Unabridged

    21 hours 6 min

    An in-depth, finely detailed portrait of the German Army from its greatest victory in 1871 to its final collapse in 1918, this volume offers the most comprehensive account ever given of one of the critical pillars of the German Empire-and a chief architect of the military and political realities of late nineteenth-century Europe. Written by two of the world's leading authorities on the subject, ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Slave Empire

    How Slavery Built Modern Britain

    Unabridged

    'Engrossing and powerful . . . rich and thought-provoking'Fara Dabhoiwala, Guardian'Path-breaking . . . a major rewriting of history'Mihir Bose, Irish Times'Slave Empire is lucid, elegant and forensic. It deals with appalling horrors in cool and convincing prose.'The Economist'A sweeping and devastating history of how slavery made modern Britain, and d... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Sort kaviar og rød optimisme: en rejse i Rusland

    Unabridged

    4 hours 50 min

    Karl Eskelund havde allerede skrevet 14 rejsebøger, da han i starten af 1960'erne endelig fik tilladelse til at rejse ind i det lukkede og mytiske Sovjetunionen. Så da han sammen med sin faste rejsemakker og hustru, Chi-Yun, endelig landede i Leningrad, skulle hver en sten vendes. Fra Leningrad gik turen videre til Moskva, Odessa og over Sortehavet, til Georgien og Centralasien. Der kom en ... Read more

    $10.49 AUD

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    Træl er du...

    Narrated by Tascha Elung ...
    series Vikingedrengen Torkel #3

    Unabridged

    2 hours 54 min

    Torkel og Ulf er endelig blevet gamle nok til at komme med de voksne mænd i vikingelandsbyen ud at sejle. Turen går til Hedeby, og drengene er spændte, men det går ikke helt som planlagt. For i Hedeby bliver Torkel taget til fange og ført til Skåne, hvor han bliver solgt som træl til en velhavende gårdejer. Under den årlige sommerfest på gården, lykkes det for Torkel og en af gæsternes trælle, ... Read more

    $10.49 AUD