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    • Unmasked

    • By: Andrew Lloyd Webber
    • Narrated by: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Derek Perkins
    • Length: 16 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    One of the most successful and distinguished artists of our time, Andrew Lloyd Webber has reigned over the musical theatre world for nearly five decades. The winner of numerous awards, including multiple Tonys and an Oscar, Lloyd Webber has enchanted millions worldwide with his music and numerous hit shows, including Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Cats, The Phantom of the Opera - Broadway's longest running show - and, most recently, School of Rock.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting but nothing fascinating

    • By Colin McIntosh on 26-03-18

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Philip Larkin

    • Life, Art and Love
    • By: James Booth
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 19 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Philip Larkin (1922-1985) is one of the most beloved poets in English. Yet after his death a largely negative image of the man himself took hold; he has been portrayed as a racist, a misogynist and a narcissist. Now Larkin scholar James Booth, for seventeen years a colleague of the poet's at the University of Hull, offers a very different portrait. Drawn from years of research and a wide variety of Larkin's friends and correspondents, this is the most comprehensive portrait of the poet yet published.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good literary analysis embedded in a grating hagiography

    • By Aravis on 26-06-15

    Regular price: £28.99

    • The Autobiography of George Müller

    • By: George Müller
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 15 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Through faith in the Lord Jesus alone can we obtain forgiveness of our sins and be at peace with God; but, believing in Jesus, we become, through this very faith, the children of God; have God as our Father; and may come to him for all the temporal and spiritual blessings we need. When he trusted in an extraordinary God, George Müller discovered endless possibilities and helped thousands of people throughout his lifetime.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A man of faith

    • By AJC on 27-03-18

    Regular price: £26.29

    • The Journal of John Wesley

    • By: John Wesley
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    John Wesley was an 18th-century preacher, theologian, and cleric who helped found the Methodist movement with his brother, Charles. Arguably one of the most important Christian voices of his day, Wesley wrote in his journal on a daily basis, capturing his views, thoughts, feelings, and prayers on paper to share with the world. The journal contains 50 years' worth of this great man's reflections and experiences and is widely considered one of the great spiritual classics.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Inspiring and interesting

    • By Valentin on 25-11-18

    Regular price: £27.09

    • Hatters, Railwaymen and Knitters

    • Travels through England’s Football Provinces
    • By: Daniel Gray
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 28

    Daniel Gray is about to turn thirty. Like any sane person, his response is to travel to Luton, Crewe, and Hinckley. After a decade's exile in Scotland, he sets out to reacquaint himself with England via what he considers its greatest asset: football. Watching teams from the Championship (or Division Two as any right-minded person calls it) to the South West Peninsula Premier, and aimlessly walking around towns from Carlisle to Newquay, Gray paints a curious landscape forgotten by many.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Not just a football book!

    • By Mr. David J. Deane on 20-10-14

    Regular price: £18.29

    • Unmasked

    • A Memoir
    • By: Andrew Lloyd Webber
    • Narrated by: Andrew Lloyd Webber, Derek Perkins
    • Length: 16 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    One of the most successful and distinguished artists of our time, Andrew Lloyd Webber has reigned over the musical theatre world for nearly five decades. The winner of numerous awards, including multiple Tonys and an Oscar, Lloyd Webber has enchanted millions worldwide with his music and numerous hit shows, including Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, and School of Rock. In Unmasked, written in his own inimitable, quirky voice, the revered, award-winning composer takes stock of his achievements.

    Regular price: £39.59

    • The Orpheus Clock

    • The Search for My Family's Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis
    • By: Simon Goodman
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 11 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    The Gutmanns, as they were known, rose from a small Bohemian hamlet to become one of Germany's most powerful banking families. They also amassed a magnificent, world-class art collection that included works by Degas, Renoir, Botticelli, Guardi, and many, many others. But the Nazi regime snatched from them everything they had worked to build: their remarkable art, their immense wealth, their prominent social standing, and their very lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Spellbinding and at times Haunting

    • By Unforgettable on 27-09-17

    Regular price: £33.89

    • The Letters of Samuel Rutherford

    • By: Samuel Rutherford
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 33 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      2 out of 5 stars 1

    The 17th-century devotional letters of Samuel Rutherford, most of which were written during imprisonment for the sake of the gospel, are presented for the edification of a new generation of listeners. Published more than 350 years ago, The Letters of Samuel Rutherford has been a source of encouragement and inspiration for Christians throughout the world.

    Regular price: £42.69

    • Lucy in the Mind of Lennon

    • By: Tim Kasser
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Since John Lennon composed "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" in early 1967, fans and music critics alike have argued over the meaning of the song. Is it about drugs? Is it just a lyrical response to a drawing given Lennon by his 4-year-old son Julian? Is there some deeper meaning? Professor Tim Kasser goes beyond speculative explanations by applying innovative psychological methods to the song's lyrics and music. He deeply analyzes the song's linguistic structure, its basic theme, and the way its words and music had been used by Lennon in earlier songs.

    Regular price: £11.29

    • Escape from Stalag Luft III

    • The Memoir of Jens Muller
    • By: Jens Muller, Asgeir Ueland - introduction, Jon Muller - foreword
    • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
    • Length: 3 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jens Müller was one of only three men who successfully escaped from Stalag Luft III in March 1944 - the break that later became the basis for the famous film The Great Escape. In this vivid, informative memoir, Müller details what life in the camp was like, how the escapes were planned and executed, and the story of his personal breakout and success reaching the RAF Leuchars base in Scotland. 

    Regular price: £16.09