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    • The Prince

    • By: Niccolo Machiavelli
    • Narrated by: Bill DeWees
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
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      4 out of 5 stars 12
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    The Prince is considered the all-time best book on political strategy. It has of late become a much-referred-to book for all competitive situations. Machiavelli's name is associated closely with his philosophy, as he well deserves. His other works are worth reading or hearing, as well, especially his Art of War and Belfagor: The Devil Who Took a Wife.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • masterpiece read too fast

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-10-17

    Regular price: £9.19

    • The Death of Ivan Ilyich

    • A Leo Tolstoy Short Story
    • By: Leo Tolstoy
    • Narrated by: Bill DeWees
    • Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      3 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The brilliance of this story is in how a normal bureaucrat, a judge in this case, has a small accident that winds up gradually taking his life. As he deals with this incident, with hope at first and then despair, he comes to terms with his family, his life, and the mediocrities that we all suffer with, except for the exceptional few. This story rings a particularly poignant note for those in early middle age facing the next part of their lives. This story is considered Tolstoy's best.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Read with an American accent

    • By Silja on 22-03-14

    Regular price: £9.19

    • On the Origin of Species

    • By: Charles Darwin
    • Narrated by: Bill DeWees
    • Length: 15 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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      3 out of 5 stars 5

    This scientific writing, which was considered to be the groundwork of evolutionary biology, presented the theory that species developed over a line of originations through a method of natural selection. It imparted evidence that the variety of life resulted from a common descent via a branching model of evolution.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • A Christmas Carol

    • A Charles Dickens Christmas Story
    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Bill DeWees
    • Length: 1 hr and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    Charles Dickens beloved Christmas story is here narrated by Bill DeWees, with his special inflection to make the story English but easily understood by Americans. This is particularly nice to hear in relistenings during the holiday season - and year round.

    Regular price: £9.19

    • Four Mark Twain Stories

    • Featuring the Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County
    • By: Mark Twain
    • Narrated by: Bill DeWees
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Mark Twain, America's acknowledged greatest writer of fiction, was a master of writing short stories as well as novels. Twain influence almost every subsequent American writer from Hemingway and Fitzgerald, to Cather and Robert Frost. These are four of his best short stories, starting with his most famous, "The Notorious Frog", and including three of his other favorites.

    Regular price: £2.79