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    • The Crimson Petal and the White

    • By: Michel Faber
    • Narrated by: Jill Tanner
    • Length: 41 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 629
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 338

    NOW A MAJOR BBC DRAMA starring Romola Garai, Chris O'Dowd, Gillian Anderson, Richard E. Grant, Shirley Henderson and Mark Gatiss. 'Watch your step. Keep your wits about you; you will need them....' So begins this irresistible voyage into the dark side of Victorian London. Amongst an unforgettable cast of low-lifes, physicians, businessmen, and prostitutes, meet our heroine Sugar, a young woman trying to drag herself up from the gutter any way she can.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I loved it!

    • By knittyboot on 26-05-11

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Book of Strange New Things

    • By: Michel Faber
    • Narrated by: Josh Cohen
    • Length: 19 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 211
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 212

    'I am with you always, even unto the end of the world . . .' Peter Leigh is a missionary called to go on the journey of a lifetime. Leaving behind his beloved wife, Bea, he boards a flight for a remote and unfamiliar land, a place where the locals are hungry for the teachings of the Bible - his 'book of strange new things'. It is a quest that will challenge Peter's beliefs, his understanding of the limits of the human body and, most of all, his love for Bea.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not just for sci-fi fans, a compelling human story

    • By Anne on 26-10-14

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Under the Skin

    • By: Michel Faber
    • Narrated by: Gerri Halligan
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 292
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 270
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 268

    Isserley spends most of her time driving. But why is she so interested in picking up hitchhikers? And why are they always male, well-built, and alone? An utterly unpredictable and macabre mystery, Michel Faber's debut is an outstanding piece of fiction that will stay with you long after you have finished listening.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A haunting and heartbreaking story

    • By Kaggy on 03-05-14

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Das Buch der seltsamen neuen Dinge

    • By: Michel Faber
    • Narrated by: Heikko Deutschmann
    • Length: 20 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ich bin bei dir alle Tage bis ans Ende der Welt. Der junge Pastor Peter Leigh wird auf die Reise seines Lebens geschickt - nur darf seine Frau Bea ihn nicht begleiten. Um in Kontakt zu bleiben, schicken sie sich Briefe. Doch nie zuvor in der Geschichte der Menschheit musste eine Liebe eine derart große Distanz überbrücken. Ein monumentales, jedem Genre trotzendes Meisterwerk eines Weltautors auf dem Höhepunkt seines Schaffens. Michel Faber ist eine unvergessliche Liebesgeschichte gelungen, mit einem einzigartigen Setting und einer emotionalen Präzision, die direkt ins Herz fährt.

    Regular price: £15.39