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    The Chanel Sisters

    Narrated by Daphne Kouma ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 34 min

    'Delicious and utterly absorbing... This is a book to be relished and savoured. I can't recommend it enough' GILL THOMPSON, author of THE CHILD ON PLATFORM ONE'Historical fiction at its finest. Antoinette Chanel will capture your heart' ANN WEISGARBER, author of THE PERSONAL HISTORY OF RACHEL DUPREE---The unforgettable story of the sisters who changed fashion forever. For readers who fell in love ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Short History of Europe

    From Pericles to Putin

    by Simon Jenkins ...
    Narrated by Simon Jenkins ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 14 min

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of A Short History of Europe written and read by Simon Jenkins.Europe is an astonishingly successful place. In this dazzling new history, bestselling author Simon Jenkins grippingly tells the story of its evolution from warring peoples to peace, wealth and freedom - a story that twists and turns from Greece and Rome, through the Dark Ages, the Reformation and ... Read more

    $20.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Hundred Years War

    A People's History

    by David Green ...
    Narrated by Michael Page ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 39 min

    The Hundred Years War (1337-1453) dominated life in England and France for well over a century. It became the defining feature of existence for generations. This sweeping book is the first to tell the human story of the longest military conflict in history. Historian David Green focuses on the ways the war affected different groups, among them knights, clerics, women, peasants, soldiers, ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles

    Unabridged

    8 hours 55 min

    The Sunday Times Number 1 Bestseller‘A fabulous story, superbly told … cannot be bettered’ Max Hastings‘Some battles change nothing. Waterloo changed almost everything.’On the 18th June 1815 the armies of France, Britain and Prussia descended upon a quiet valley south of Brussels. In the previous three days the French army had beaten the British at Quatre-Bras and the Prussians at Ligny. The ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Eugeine Empress of the French

    Narrated by Cole Bolchoz ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 37 min

    If one is a fan of the Dowager of Downton Abbey, then this book is one not to miss. Princess Eugenie of France was the original Lady Diana of Parisian-Revolutionary-Victorian Society. Her life was full of turmoil and triumphs, enduring anyone who has suffered to embrace her strength of character and compassion. This work was originally translated from Germany in 1910, ten years before her death. ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Den sorte greve - Napoleons rival og den virkelige greve af Monte Cristo

    by Tom Reiss ...
    Narrated by Martin Johs. Møller ...

    Unabridged

    16 hours 30 min

    Den utrolige, sande historie om den virkelige greve af Monte Cristo. Et betagende stykke historisk detektivarbejde, der bringer den mand til live, der har inspireret heltefigurerne i de litterære klassikere Greven af Monte Cristo og De tre musketerer.Hovedpersonen i DEN SORTE GREVE, general Alex Dumas, er en mand, der er næsten ukendt i dag. Hans historie er derimod verdenskendt, for hans søn, den ... Read more

    $21.40 AUD

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    Saint-Germain-des-Pres

    Paris's Rebel Quarter

    by John Baxter ...
    Narrated by Graham Halstead ...
    series Great Parisian Neighborhoods #1

    Unabridged

    4 hours 11 min

    For many years, Saint-Germain-des-Pres has been a stronghold of sans culottes, a refuge to artists, a paradise for bohemians. It's where Marat printed L'Ami du Peuple and Thomas Paine wrote The Rights of Man. Napoleon, Hemingway, and Sartre have all called it home. Descartes is buried there. Now bestselling author and Paris expert John Baxter takes listeners on a narrative tour of Saint-Germain ... Read more

    $25.44 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    I, Napoleon (Autobiographical One-Man-Play of Napoleon Bonaparte)

    by David Serero ...
    Narrated by David Serero ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 28 min

    "I, NAPOLEON" is a One Man Theater Play, written by David Serero, about Napoleon Bonaparte's life. Under the form of an autobiography, one of the greatest historical figures of all time, Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) tells his story from his birth to his death, to the audience of 2020. Starring French actor David Serero as Napoleon Bonaparte. Performed in English language. ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Adolfo Kaminsky

    A Forger's Life

    Narrated by Simon Vance ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 50 min

    At the age of seventeen Adolfo Kaminsky had narrowly escaped deportation to Auschwitz and was living in Nazi occupied Paris, using forged documents to hide in plain sight. Due to his expert knowledge of dyes and his ability to masterfully reproduce official documents with an artistic eye, he was recruited to join the Jewish underground. He soon became the primary forger for the Resistance in Paris ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Marie-Antoinette

    The Making of a French Queen

    by John Hardman ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Cowley ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 47 min

    A new look which fundamentally overturns our understanding of this famously "out of touch" queen Who was the real Marie-Antoinette? She was mistrusted and reviled in her own time, and today she is portrayed as a lightweight incapable of understanding the events that engulfed her. In this new account, John Hardman redresses the balance and sheds fresh light on Marie-Antoinette's story. Hardman ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Years

    by Annie Ernaux ...
    Narrated by Anna Bentinck ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 11 min

    This award-winning, intimate memoir from an iconic French author depicts the period of 1941 to 2006 as told by entire generations through cultural artifacts and personal accounts. ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Madame de Pompadour: The Life and Legacy of French King Louis XV’s Chief Mistress

    Narrated by Bill Hare ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 22 min

    Jean Antoinette Poussin, the woman who would become known as Madame de Pompadour, was a middle-class girl of uncertain parenthood who became one of many in a long line of King Louis XV’s mistresses before she died at the age of 42. While none of that stands out on its own when it comes to French history and royalty, historians have labeled her “no ordinary king’s mistress…She made and unmade ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Girl's Story

    by Annie Ernaux ...
    Narrated by Tavia Gilbert ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 6 min

    In A Girl's Story, Annie Ernaux revisits a night fifty years earlier when she found herself submerged and controlled by another person’s desire and willpower. It was the summer of 1958, the year she turned eighteen, and the man she had given herself to had moved on. She’d submitted her will to his and then found that she was a slave without a master. Now, fifty years later, she realizes she can ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    European Union, The: The History of the Political and Economic Union of Europe’s Nations after World War II

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 48 min

    After two world wars that had decimated the continent of Europe in little more than thirty years, leading politicians believed that a supranational body needed to be created to bring a permanent form of peace to Europe. After the First World War, there was a failed attempt led by US President Woodrow Wilson to create a global League of Nations. After the Second World War, in 1945, the ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lettres d'amour de Napoléon Bonaparte à Joséphine de Beauharnais

    Interprété en Francais par David Serero

    Narrated by David Serero ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 14 min

    Lettres d'amour de Napoléon Bonaparte à Joséphine de Beauharnais. Interprété en Francais par David Serero. Enregistré en 2014. ... Read more

    $14.83 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Coming of the Terror in the French Revolution

    Narrated by Michael Page ...

    Unabridged

    15 hours 16 min

    Between 1793 and 1794, thousands of French citizens were imprisoned and hundreds sent to the guillotine by a powerful dictatorship that claimed to be acting in the public interest. Only a few years earlier, revolutionaries had proclaimed a new era of tolerance, equal justice, and human rights. How and why did the French Revolution's lofty ideals of liberty, equality, and fraternity descend into ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Napoleonic Wars, The

    A Captivating Guide to the Conflicts That Began Between the United Kingdom and France During the Rule of Napoleon Bonaparte and How They Stemmed from the French Revolution

    Narrated by Jason Zenobia ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 26 min

    If you want to discover the captivating history of the Napoleonic Wars, then pay attention...The Napoleonic Wars, which took place between 1803 and 1815, were spearheaded by probably France’s best tactician and military strategist to date, General Napoleon Bonaparte. His tactics and strategies were so grounded that it has served as the basis for many major warfare campaigns and maneuvers, both ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon, The: The History and Legacy of France’s Administration of the Levant after World War I

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 29 min

    Although the League of Nations was short-lived and clearly failed in its primary mission, it did essentially spawn the United Nations at the end of World War II, and many of the UN’s structures and organizations came straight from its predecessor, with the concepts of an International Court and a General Assembly coming straight from the League. More importantly, the failures of the League ensured ... Read more

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    Voltaire et Mme du Chatelet

    Narrated by Daphné Victor ...

    Abridged

    1 hour 6 min

    12 ans plus âgé qu'Emilie lorsqu'il se rencontre en 1733, ils s'apprécient beaucoup, ce qui n'exclut pas des disputes; Les amoureux ne se cachent pas mais cela ne plaît pas à tout le monde. Voltaire et Émilie partageaient les mêmes valeurs et poursuivaient les mêmes buts. ... Read more

    $19.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Haitian Revolution, The: The History and Legacy of the Slave Uprising that Led to Haiti’s Independence

    Narrated by Daniel Houle ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 4 min

    Hispaniola entered the European record in 1492 when Christopher Columbus made landfall on its southern shore during his first trans-Atlantic voyage, and he named his discovery in honor of the Spanish Crown that had funded and sponsored the voyage. Leaving the crew of the wrecked Santa Maria on the island, he returned to Europe, leaving his men to establish the foundations of the settlement of La ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Tree of Liberty

    A BBC Radio 4 crime drama

    Unabridged

    3 hours 47 min

    Four thrilling detective dramas set in Amiens during the French Revolution'Stylish detective series' The IndependentSeptember 1791. Newly promoted Lieutenant General Jacques Lacroix is transferred from Paris to Amiens, tasked to solve crimes and arrest criminals. But in these days of revolution, it's increasingly tricky for him to identify the criminals amongst all the agitators, rabble-rousers ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Battle of Tours, The: The History and Legacy of the Decisive Battle Between the Moors and Franks in France

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 34 min

    While the Moors have always been associated with Spain due to their lengthy stay on the Iberian Peninsula, the most famous battle they were involved in was actually fought in modern France. While the Franks were consolidating a kingdom there, Muslim forces were pushing out of North Africa and into the Iberian Peninsula in the early 8th century, and by the dawn of the 730s, the Umayyad dynasty had ... Read more

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    A Concise History of France

    by Roger Price ...
    Narrated by Mark Meadows ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 25 min

    Ranging from the early Middle Ages to the present, this is one of the broadest and most up-to-date studies of French history available in English. Amongst its central themes are the relationships between state and society, the impact of war, competition for power, and the ways in which power has been used. Whilst taking full account of major figures such as Philip Augustus, Henri IV, Louis XIV, ... Read more

    $73.38 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Basque Country: The Turbulent History and Legacy of the Basque Autonomous Community in Spain

    Narrated by Colin Fluxman ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 19 min

    It would not be a stretch to say that for a very tiny geographical territory (just 20,747 square kilometers), the Basque Country has inspired a plethora of intense stereotypes. Some of these stereotypes have been cast upon its people from the outside while others have been strategically propagated by the people themselves. For such a small area of land that is home to only 3,000,000 people, the ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial