Thomas Keneally
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Thomas Keneally

Thomas Keneally began his writing career in 1964 and has published thirty novels since. They include SCHINDLER'S ARK, which won the Booker Prize in 1982 and was subsequently made into the film Schindler's List, and THE CHANT OF JIMMIE BLACKSMITH, CONFEDERATES and GOSSIP FROM THE FOREST, each of which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. His most recent novels are THE DAUGHTERS OF MARS, which was shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize in 2013, SHAME AND THE CAPTIVES and NAPOLEON'S LAST ISLAND. He has also written several works of non-fiction, including his memoir HOMEBUSH BOY, SEARCHING FOR SCHINDLER and AUSTRALIANS. He is married with two daughters and lives in Sydney.

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    • Schindler's List

    • By: Thomas Keneally
    • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
    • Length: 16 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 137
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 137

    The acclaimed best-selling classic of Holocaust literature, winner of the Booker Prize and the inspiration for the classic film Schindler's List....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great story

    • By Mr. B. McLaren on 15-04-19

    Regular price: £34.99

    • Shame and the Captives

    • By: Thomas Keneally
    • Narrated by: Paul English, Heather Bolton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    On the edge of a small town in New South Wales, far from the battlefields of the Second World War, lies a prisoner-of-war camp housing Italian, Korean and Japanese soldiers....

    Regular price: £18.99

    • The Book of Science and Antiquities

    • By: Thomas Keneally
    • Narrated by: Paul Haley
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    In a novel of breathtaking reach and inspired imagination, the Booker Prize-winning author of Schindler's Ark tells the stories of two men who have much in common. What separates them is 42,000 years....

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Schindler's List

    • By: Thomas Keneally
    • Narrated by: Ben Kingsley
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 57
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 48

    Winner of the Booker Prize, 1982.
    During the Holocaust at the German concentration camp near Plaszow, thousands of Jews lost their lives at the hands of the Nazis. More than a thousand others were spared...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Schindlers List

    • By Maureen Horseman on 29-10-15

    Regular price: £16.89

    • Searching for Schindler

    • By: Thomas Keneally
    • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    In 1980 Thomas Keneally walked into a shop in Beverley Hills to buy a briefcase, an impulse that was to change his life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • As moving as it was informative

    • By Schmick 23 on 01-10-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Great Shame

    • And the Triumph of the Irish in the English-Speaking World
    • By: Thomas Keneally
    • Narrated by: John McDonough
    • Length: 35 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Thomas Keneally, the Booker Prize-winning author of Schindler’s List, is universally praised for crafting smooth narratives from authentic historical events...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • gook

    • By Arend Goodheir on 27-05-19

    Regular price: £36.69

    • Crimes of the Father

    • By: Thomas Keneally
    • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 2

    Thomas Keneally pulls no punches in this powerful novel about the Catholic Church's attempts to cover up cases of child abuse and a priest who decides to help its innocent victims...

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Napoleon's Last Island

    • By: Thomas Keneally
    • Narrated by: Edwina Wren, David Tredinnick
    • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    On the island of St Helena in the south Atlantic ocean, Napoleon spends his last years in exile....

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Crimes of the Father

    • By: Thomas Keneally
    • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    A courageous and powerful novel about faith, the church, conscience and celibacy....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Topical and well constructed

    • By William on 27-08-17

    Regular price: £34.99

    • Bettany's Book

    • By: Thomas Keneally
    • Narrated by: Ulli Birvé
    • Length: 30 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    An enthralling novel from Thomas Keneally, set in Australia and the Sudan and spanning the 19th and 20th centuries....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Boring

    • By Val M. on 14-03-19

    Regular price: £34.99

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