The second novel by Donna Tartt, best-selling author of The Goldfinch (winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize), The Little Friend is a grandly ambitious and utterly riveting novel of childhood, innocence and evil. The setting is Alexandria, Mississippi, where one Mother's Day a little boy named Robin Cleve Dufresnes was found hanging from a tree in his parents' yard. Twelve years later Robin's murder is still unsolved and his family remains devastated.
"The unresolved American South."
Audible will donate 25p from every download to help ZSL build a future for wildlife. The partnership between Audible.co.uk and ZSL will help highlight the plight of many animals who feature in this classical story and live under threat, such as the Bengal tiger (Shere Khan). The magical story-telling and unforgettable characters in Bev Doyle and Richard Kurti's audio adaptation of this children's classic have been brought to life by many well known voices from film, TV, radio and comedy.
Scout (Jean Louise Finch) has returned to Maycomb from New York to visit her father, Atticus. She is forced to grapple with issues both personal and political as she tries to understand both her father's attitude toward society and her own feelings about the place where she was born and spent her childhood.
'Piercing the shadows of the naked stage was a single shaft of rosy limelight, and in the centre of this was a girl: the most marvellous girl - I knew it at once! - that I had ever seen.' A saucy, sensuous and multi-layered historical romance, Tipping the Velvet follows the glittering career of Nan King - oyster girl turned music-hall star turned rent boy turned East End 'tom'.
"Victorian London brought to exuberant life"
Margaret Atwood puts the human heart to the ultimate test in an utterly brilliant new novel that is as visionary as The Handmaid's Tale and as richly imagined as The Blind Assassin. Stan and Charmaine are a married couple trying to stay afloat in the midst of an economic and social collapse. Job loss has forced them to live in their car, leaving them vulnerable to roving gangs. They desperately need to turn their situation around - and fast.
"Are you up for a Dystopian romp?"
Toru Okada is going through a difficult time. He is without a job, his cat has disappeared, and his wife is behaving strangely. Into this unbalanced world comes a variety of curious characters, a young girl sunbathing in a nearby garden; sisters who are very peculiar indeed; an old war veteran with a violent, disturbing story. Okada retreats to a deep well in a nearby house. And the story unfolds.
"You don't live the life I have without making some enemies." Having accepted a strange but intriguing invitation to a French island, psychiatrist Robert Hendricks meets the man who has commissioned him to write a biography. But his subject seems more interested in finding out about Robert's past than he does in revealing his own.
"Living the wrong life"
Shortlisted for the British Book Awards, Author of the Year, 2007.The discovery of a dead infant in an Amish barn shakes Lancaster County to its core. But the police investigation leads to a more shocking disclosure: circumstantial evidence suggests that 18-year-old Katie Fisher, an unmarried Amish woman believed to be the newborn's mother, took the child's life.
"Plain truth - I was hooked from the start."
It is Amory's photographer uncle, Greville, who gives her a camera and some rudimentary lessons in photography and unleashes a passion that will irrevocably shape her future. Her search for life, love and artistic expression will take her to the demimonde of Berlin of the late 20s, to New York of the 30s, to the Blackshirt riots in London and to France in the Second World War, where she becomes one of the first women war photographers.
"Oranges will never taste quite the same again"
Lucy Cardwell has recently lost her troubled father, Tom. While sifting through his papers, she finds he'd been researching an uncle she never knew he'd had. Intrigued, she visits her father's childhood home, the once beautiful Carlyon Manor. She meets an old woman named Beatrice who has an extraordinary story to tell. As Lucy listens to the tales of the past, she learns a secret that will change everything she has ever known... As Lucy listens to the tales of the past, she learns a secret that will change everything she has ever known....
"Didn't want it to end!"
Pi Patel has been raised in a zoo in India. When his father decides to move the family to Canada and sell the animals to American zoos, everyone boards a Japanese cargo ship. The ship sinks, and 16-year-old Pi finds himself alone on a lifeboat with a hyena, an orangutan, a zebra with a broken leg, and a 450-pound Bengal tiger.
"Nice as Pi"
Pepys Road: an ordinary street in the Capital. Each house has seen its fair share of first steps and last breaths, and plenty of laughter in between. Today, through each letterbox along this ordinary street drops a card with a simple message: We Want What You Have.
"Teems with London life"
"You girls are my vocation... I am dedicated to you in my prime." So says Miss Jean Brodie, a teacher unlike any other. She is proud and cultured. A romantic, with progressive, sometimes shocking ideas and aspirations for the girls in her charge. When she decides to transform a select group of pupils into the 'crème de la crème' at the Marcia Blaine School they become the Brodie set. In exchange for their undivided loyalty the girls earn a special place of honour and privilege within the school. Yet they are also introduced to a startling new world of adult games....
Austen's heroine Elizabeth Bennet deals with the issues of manners, upbringing, morality, education, and marriage in the society of the landed gentry of early 19th-century England. Austen at her wittiest.
When the bohemian, sophisticated Innes Kent turns up by chance on her doorstep, Lexie Sinclair realises she cannot wait any longer for her life to begin, and leaves for London. There, at the heart of the 1950s Soho art scene, she carves out a new life for herself, with Innes at her side. In the present day, Elina and Ted are reeling from the difficult birth of their first child.
Pirriwee Public is a beautiful little beachside primary school where children are taught that 'sharing is caring.' So how has the annual School Trivia Night ended in full-blown riot? Sirens are wailing. People are screaming. The principal is mortified. And one parent is dead. Was it a murder, a tragic accident or just good parents gone bad? As the parents at Pirriwee Public are about to discover, sometimes it's the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal.
"Should be 4.5 Stars - Fantastic Surprise"
Streetwise George and his big, childlike friend Lennie are drifters, searching for work in the fields and valleys of California. They have nothing except the clothes on their back, and a hope that one day they'll find a place of their own and live the American dream. But dreams come at a price. Gentle giant Lennie doesn't know his own strength, and when they find work at a ranch he gets into trouble with the boss's daughter-in-law. Trouble so bad that even his protector George may not be able to save him....
Kate Atkinson's dazzling Life After Life, one of the top-selling adult books of 2014, explored the possibility of infinite chances, as Ursula Todd lived through the turbulent events of the last century again and again. In A God in Ruins, Atkinson turns her focus on Ursula's beloved younger brother, Teddy - would-be poet, RAF bomber pilot, husband, and father - as he navigates the perils and progress of the 20th century. For all Teddy endures in battle, his greatest challenge will be to face living in a future he never expected to have.
"Remarkable Companion to "Life After Life""
A novel of high adventure, great storytelling and moral purpose, based on an extraordinary true story of eight years in the Bombay underworld. In the early 80s, Gregory David Roberts, an armed robber and heroin addict, escaped from an Australian prison to India, where he lived in a Bombay slum. There, he established a free health clinic and also joined the mafia, working as a money launderer, forger and street soldier. He found time to learn Hindi and Marathi, fall in love, and spend time being worked over in an Indian jail.
"Great for a rookie!"
One summer's day in 1984, teenage runaway Holly Sykes encounters a strange woman who offers a small kindness in exchange for 'asylum'. Decades will pass before Holly understands what sort of asylum the woman was seeking.... The Bone Clocks follows Holly's life: not so far out of the ordinary, yet punctuated by flashes of precognition, visits from people who emerge from thin air, and brief lapses in the laws of reality.
Beasts Royal is the second book written by Patrick O'Brian - made available, at last, for the first time since the 1930s. Published when Patrick O'Brian was just 19, this is the enchanting, often bloodthirsty collection of 12 tales of animal adventure that would be published in 1934 as the author's second book. His first, Caesar, had been published in 1930 and was an instant success, seeing O'Brian hailed as the 'boy-Thoreau'.
Scyzoryk - pochodzacy z malej miejscowosci w Górach Swietokrzyskich chlopak w koncu wyrywa sie ze swojej groteskowej malej ojczyzny do wielkiego miasta. O ile w Niech zyje wolnosc nie zostaje swiatowej slawy pilkarzem ani poeta, a w Chmurolapie zmaga sie z demonami przeszlosci - w Scyzoryku próbuje swoich sil na studiach polonistycznych i w branzy filmowej. Oczywiscie latwo nie jest. Wroclaw zdaje sie byc otwarty na przyjezdnych i przyjazny wszelkim inicjatywom.
Realistyczna powiesc o dojrzewaniu w klimacie lat 90. Akcja ksiazki toczy sie w fikcyjnym miasteczku na pólnocy Polski. Glówni bohaterowie to czwórka nastolatków, którzy spedzaja wakacje w typowy dla tamtych czasów sposób: wlócza sie po okolicy, graja w pilke na podwórku, przesiaduja na osiedlowych lawkach, sporadycznie graja w gry komputerowe. Nie naleza do najgrzeczniejszych "w klasie", w zwiazku z tym pewnego dnia wpadaja na pomysl, by zrobic cos zlego.
Marta Wenta jest ambitna, mloda bizneswoman z bagazem dosc ciezkich doswiadczen. Niespodziewanie otwieraja sie przed nia wrota kariery. Przenosi sie z rodzinnego Gdanska do tetniacej zyciem stolicy, gdzie daje sie poznac jako swietna specjalistka. Angazujac sie w swoja prace az do utraty tchu nie zauwaza, ze staje sie pionkiem w jakiejs politycznej grze. I z dnia na dzien bezzasadnie traci swoja posade. Czy uczciwosc, której nauczono ja w domu jest dla niej teraz zbednym balastem?
Tym razem Kasia z mama i swiezo poslubionym mezem Teofilem po wielu przeciwnosciach docieraja w koncu do Polski. Nie oznacza to jednak konca klopotów. W Warszawie zastaja ruiny dawnego domu, wobec czego decyduja sie wiec osiedlic w Zamosciu - rodzinnych stronach Teofila. Zyciowe perypetie opisywane sa z perspektywy matki - Zofii. W tle pokazano absurdy komunistycznej rzeczywistosci i sposoby radzenia sobie z nia. Przyjemna lektura pokazujaca, ze nawet w najgorszym polozeniu mozna zachowac pogode ducha.
February 1958. The Worley's, a family of four, are on the way down to Florida. They're moving there in a last-ditch effort to try to save the dysfunctional parents' all-but-shattered marriage. But the two small sons in the back seat have their doubts. They've seen Walter and Wanda fight too many times. They know all too well that when they really got going, they could make Stanley and Stella Kowalski look like June and Ward Cleaver. And being true to form, they start fighting again shortly after leaving their New York apartment.
Kontynuacja cyklu powiesciowego "Ksiestwo. Trylogia mlodziencza". Para Polaków wyrusza do Francji za chlebem, przezywajac tam male wzloty i upadki oraz powielajac niechlubne przyzwyczajenia rodaków. Powoli zaczyna kielkowac w nich mysl, by osiedlic sie we Francji na stale. Jest to ironiczny, niezaklamany obraz zycia na emigracji, ubogacony pieknymi opisami nadsekwanskich pejzazy i elementami powiesci lotrzykowskiej. Na podstawie autobiograficznej powiesci Zbigniewa Masternaka powstaje film w rezyserii Krzysztofa Zanussiego.
Zyciowa, nieprzeklamana, lecz w gruncie rzeczy ciepla opowiesc o tym, jak niewiele potrzeba, by dlugoletnia przyjazn trzech kobiet zatrzesla sie w posadach. Aldona, Miska i Weronika, pomimo róznic charakterów i zupelnie innych priorytetów zyciowych, przyjaznia sie od dawna. Jedna z nich wlada piórem - jest dziennikarka gdanskiej gazety, a dwie - pedzlem i sztaluga. Kazda z para sie z innymi problemami, lecz zawsze bezblednie zapewniaja sobie wsparcie w alarmowych sytuacjach.
Napisana ujmujacym, cieplym jezykiem saga rodzinna, opowiadajaca historie matki i córki wobec burzliwych dziejów Polski XX wieku. Wbrew pulapkom losu tworza kochajaca rodzine, patrza na swiat z radoscia zycia. Od pierwszych stron ksiazki wciagaja nas w swój swiat. Polska przelomu lat 50. i 60., pierwsze lata PRL- u wraz z jego absurdami, ingerencja swiata polityki w zycie zwyklych ludzi, start Kasi w dorosle zycie, podróze glównej bohaterki z zespolem Mazowsze.
Przeplatajace sie historie trzech kolezanek, z których kazda zmaga sie z jakims uzaleznieniem. Jedna z nich jest uwiklana w toksyczny zwiazek z mezczyzna, który leczy sie psychiatrycznie. Wszelkie próby uwolnienia sie od niego sa nieskuteczne i wreszcie koncza sie pobiciem. Druga z kolezanek nie widzi szans na znalezienie dobrej pracy w naszym kraju. Wpada w depresje, która leczy chorobliwa masturbacja. Trzecia jest dziennikarka, która maniakalnie stara sie byc idealna. Zapada na nowoczesna odmiane anoreksji, która charakteryzuje sie obsesyjnym zdrowym odzywianiem i niewielka iloscia przyjmowanego pokarmu.
Cathy Bloom, introwertyczna tlumaczka, córka niezyjacej znakomitej pianistki, zmaga sie ze swoim samotnym zyciem i wspomnieniami z dziecinstwa. Przytulne mieszkanie w Reykjaviku, laptop, szklaneczka whisky i teksty, które tlumaczy z kilku jezyków, to caly jej swiat. Po powrocie ze sluzbowego pobytu na Grenlandii, spotyka w miescie przemarznietego nastolatka i decyduje sie go podwiezc pod wskazany adres. Rankiem, po nocy spedzonej poza domem stwierdza, ze ktos sie wlamal do jej samochodu i mieszkania. Swoim zwyczajem próbuje zagluszyc problemy alkoholem, ale niepokój o dziwnego pasazera jej nie opuszcza.
Considered one of China's great classical novels, Wu Ch'êng-ên's Journey to the West was translated by Arthur Waley in abridged form as Monkey in 1942 and has delighted English readers ever since. It is a riveting adventure story about a priest's quest to obtain holy Buddhist scriptures for the Tang emperor; joining him on this rollicking journey: Sandy, Pigsy, and the mischievous monkey king, Sun Wukong, whose flying cloud and magic cudgel are never far from his infamous deeds.
Poruszajaca opowiesc o zawilych losach polskiej nauczycielki i niemieckiego oficera SS oraz ich potomków. Pelna dramatycznych momentów historia rozgrywa sie na przestrzeni niemal osiemdziesieciu lat, przenoszac czytelnika z przedwojennego Wolnego Miasta Gdanska i pruskiej arystokratycznej posiadlosci w Szlezwiku-Holsztynie, do okupowanego Krakowa i Olkusza, powojennego Berlina Wschodniego i Warszawy, nastepnie do prowansalskiej wsi i Paryza lat szescdziesiatych, by znalezc final w Polsce w czasach obecnych.
As he approaches his 60th birthday, the certainties of Max Paul's life begin to dissolve. He hasn't produced any work of note for decades. His wife no longer loves him. His grown-up daughters - one in London, one in Helsinki - have problems of their own. So when a former student turned journalist shows up and offers him a seductive lifeline, Max starts down a dangerous path from which he may never find a way back.
Piec mlodych kobiet - piec przeplatajacych sie ze soba, emocjonalnych historii. Sara, opuszczona w dziecinstwie przez matke, znana malarke, po jej smierci wraca do domu by rozliczyc sie z przeszloscia. Maria - studentka Akademii Sztuk Pieknych, ucieka od przeszlosci do Paryza. Dorota, nie majac ukonczonej szkoly plastycznej, zdobywa rozglos w swiecie sztuki. Maja po latach spotyka kolezanke, która wzbudza wspomnienia, o których wolalaby zapomniec. Ania - zakochana w chlopaku swojej przyjaciólki, pragnie wreszcie odzyskac kontrole nad swoim zyciem. Wszystkie te kobiety laczy wspólna przeszlosc, sztuka, ale tez tajemnica smierci Julii.
It's the day before Mike Frame's 50th birthday, and his quiet, provincial life is suddenly falling apart. But perhaps it doesn't matter because it's not his life in the first place. He has a past that his partner, Miranda, and stepdaughter, Sam, know nothing about. Now Mike is seeing ghosts - a dead ex-lover, and an old friend who wants to reminisce. Mike can no longer ignore the contradiction between who he is and who he once was.
Late October, 1962. Wes Avery, a one-time air force tail-gunner, is living his version of the American Dream as loving husband to Sarah, doting father to 17-year-old Charlotte, and owner of a successful Texaco station along central Florida's busiest highway. But after President Kennedy announces that the Soviets have nuclear missiles in Cuba, army convoys clog the highways and the sky fills with fighter planes. Within days, Wes' carefully constructed life begins to unravel.
Can't get enough of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird? Wondering if you missed something important in one of the chapters? Dive a little deeper into her world, discover hidden treasures, and hang out with Jem and Scout just a little longer with this sidekick.
Fascynujaca opowiesc o losach mlodego japonskiego lotnika. Napisana na podstawie pamietnika jednego z pilotów Kamikadze - samobójców, którzy zmieniali swoje samoloty w zywe bomby. Taro jako jednemu z nielicznych "nie udalo sie zginac" i opowiedzial swoje losy, piec tysiecy innych pilotów nie mialo tej szansy.
Podczas II Wojny Swiatowej bohaterki wywiezione zostaja z Kresów wschodnich na Syberie. Czas wielkiej próby udaje im sie przetrwac dzieki niezwyklemu hartowi ducha matki. Pierwsza czesc wielkiej Sagi Barbary Rybaltowskiej.Odkryj karty historii polski poprzez niezwykla opowiesc o pewnej rodzinie. Napisana ujmujacym, cieplym jezykiem saga rodzinna, opowiadajaca historie matki i córki wobec burzliwych dziejów Polski XX wieku.
Day one: The Georgia Flu explodes over the surface of the Earth like a neutron bomb. News reports put the mortality rate at over 99%. Week Two: Civilization has crumbled. Year Twenty: A band of actors and musicians called the Travelling Symphony move through their territories performing concerts and Shakespeare to the settlements that have grown up there. Twenty years after the pandemic, life feels relatively safe. But now a new danger looms, and it threatens the hopeful world every survivor has tried to rebuild.
"Evocatively Portrayed End of the World..."
It is 1866 and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of 12 local men, who have met in secret to discuss a series of unsolved crimes. A wealthy man has vanished, a whore has tried to end her life, and an enormous fortune has been discovered in the home of a luckless drunk. Moody is soon drawn into the mystery: a network of fates and fortunes that is as complex and exquisitely patterned as the night sky.
"Beautifully written, but slower than a snail"
The year is 1984 and the city is Tokyo.
A young woman named Aomame follows a taxi driver's enigmatic suggestion and begins to notice puzzling discrepancies in the world around her. She has entered, she realizes, a parallel existence, which she calls 1Q84 - "Q" is for "question mark". A world that bears a question....
"Murakami sparkles as ever"
To the Lighthouse is Virginia Woolf's arresting analysis of domestic family life, centering on the Ramseys and their visits to the Isle of Skye in Scotland in the early 1900s. Nicole Kidman (Moulin Rouge, Eyes Wide Shut), who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Woolf in the film adaptation of Michael Cunningham's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Hours, brings the impressionistic prose of this classic to vibrant life.
Golden Globe-winning actor Michael C. Hall (Dexter, Six Feet Under) performs Truman Capote's masterstroke about a young writer's charmed fascination with his unorthodox neighbor, the "American geisha" Holly Golightly. Holly - a World War II-era society girl in her late teens - survives via socialization, attending parties and restaurants with men from the wealthy upper class who also provide her with money and expensive gifts. Over the course of the novella, the seemingly shallow Holly slowly opens up to the curious protagonist.
"I have no idea why this is a classic..."
Including many of the greatest stories ever told - the labours of Hercules, the voyage of the Argonauts, Theseus and the minotaur, Midas and his golden touch, the Trojan War and Odysseus's journey home - Robert Graves's superb and comprehensive retelling of the Greek myths for a modern audience has been regarded for over fifty years as the definitive version. With a novelist's skill and a poet's eye, Graves draws on the entire canon of ancient literature, bringing together all the elements of every myth into one epic and unforgettable story.
Anthony Powell's universally acclaimed epic encompasses a four-volume panorama of twentieth century London. Hailed by Time as "brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times," A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first chill of the 1930s, Nick Jenkins and his friends confront sex, society, business, and art.
"The best way to enjoy this true classic"
Of all of John Irving's books, this is the one that lends itself best to audio. In print, Owen Meany's dialogue is set in capital letters; for this production, Irving himself selected Joe Barrett to deliver Meany's difficult voice as intended. In the summer of 1953, two 11-year-old boys - best friends - are playing in a Little League baseball game in Gravesend, New Hampshire. One of the boys hits a foul ball that kills the other boy's mother. The boy who hits the ball doesn't believe in accidents; Owen Meany believes he is God's instrument. What happens to Owen after that 1953 foul ball is extraordinary and terrifying.
"An amazing and memorable book"
In the summer of 1914 a young Englishwoman, Vivian Rose Spencer, finds herself fulfilling a dream by joining an archeological dig in Turkey. Working alongside Germans and Turks, she falls in love with archaeologist, Tahsin Bey, and joins him in his quest to find an ancient silver circlet. The outbreak of war in Europe brings her idyllic summer to a sudden end, and her friends become her nation's enemies.
"Ambitious and challenging!"
Kenneth Toomey is an eminent novelist of dubious talent; Don Carlo Campanati is a man of God, a shrewd manipulator who rises through the Vatican to become the architect of church revolution and a candidate for sainthood. These two men are linked not only by family ties but by a common understanding of mankind's frailties. In this epic masterpiece, Anthony Burgess plumbs the depths of the essence of power and the lengths men will go for it.
A 999 line poem in heroic couplets, divided into 4 cantos, was composed--according to Nabokov's fiction--by John Francis Shade, an obsessively methodical man, during the last 20 days of his life.
When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel", "Hansel and Gretel", and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the majority of tales from the two early volumes, since in the next four decades the Grimms would publish six other editions, each extensively revised in content and style.
When Pembe leaves the Kurdish village of her birth, and her twin sister with it, it is for love. She follows her husband, Adem, to London with the hope of making a new life, but the family soon faces a stark choice: to stay loyal to the old traditions or try their best to fit in. When Adem abandons his family, it is Iskender, Pembe's eldest son, who must step in and prevent shame from falling on the family name. And when Pembe begins a chaste affair with a man named Elias, Iskender will discover that you could love someone with all your heart and yet be ready to hurt them.
"Honour - a clash of culture,murder, family honour"
Born just 15 months apart, Subhash and Udayan Mitra are inseparable brothers, one often mistaken for the other in the Calcutta neighborhood where they grow up. But they are also opposites, with gravely different futures ahead. It is the 1960s, and Udayan - charismatic and impulsive - finds himself drawn to the Naxalite movement, a rebellion waged to eradicate inequity and poverty; he will give everything, risk all, for what he believes. Subhash, the dutiful son, does not share his brother's political passion; he leaves home to pursue a life of scientific research in a quiet, coastal corner of America.
The Lighthouse begins on a North Sea ferry, on the blustery outer deck of which stands Futh: a middle-aged, recently-separated man heading to Germany for a restorative walking holiday. After an encounter with an inexplicably hostile barman at a family-run hotel in Hellhaus, Futh sets out on his week-long circular walk along the Rhine. As he travels, he contemplates his childhood, a complicated friendship with the son of a lonely neighbour, his parents' broken marriage and his own.
"Good for insomniacs!"
For almost a decade, Rachel Caine has turned her back on home, kept distant by family disputes and her work monitoring wolves on an Idaho reservation. But now, summoned by the eccentric earl of Annerdale and his controversial scheme to reintroduce the grey wolf to the English countryside, she is back in the peat and wet light of the Lake District. The earl's project harks back to an ancient idyll of untamed British wilderness.
Through a series of mishaps, Henry Warren, a recently divorced City financier, ends up in hospital in a Northern town ruined by the closure of its shipyard. Moved by the fate of the town's inhabitants, Warren risks his fortune and reputation to save the shipyard and restore the town to its former prosperity. In seeking to change the fate of the town, he radically changes his own.
"Fascinating, throroughly engaging and enjoyable"
Set in the 19th century, Isabel Miller's classic lesbian novel traces the relationship between Patience White and Sarah Dowling, whose romantic bond does not sit well with their puritanical New England community. In addition to being an inspiring love story, the audiobook for Patience and Sarah is an ideal listen for young-adult audiences. It is a story that shows how irrelevant race, religion, and gender are to love, and that loving, and being loved, are what keep us human and sane.
Hailed by The New York Times as "a marvel of storytelling", The Things They Carried's portrayal of the boots-on-the-ground experience of soldiers in the Vietnam War is a landmark in war writing. Now, three-time Emmy Award winner-Bryan Cranston, star of the hit TV series Breaking Bad, delivers an electrifying performance that walks the book's hallucinatory line between reality and fiction and highlights the emotional power of the spoken word.
"What is a true war story?"