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    • H.G. Wells: The Science Fiction Collection

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Hugh Bonneville, Jason Isaacs, Sophie Okonedo, and others
    • Length: 27 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 215
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 214

    Known as ‘The Father of Science Fiction’, Herbert George Wells’ writing career spanned over 60 years. He was a writer of novels, short stories, nonfiction books and articles. As a young man, Wells won a scholarship to the Normal School of Science in London, sparking his infamous vocation as a science fiction writer. Introduced by film director and H. G. Wells fanboy Eli Roth, this collection features unabridged recordings of the novels performed by Hugh Bonneville, Jason Isaacs, Sophie Okonedo, David Tennant and Alexander Vlahos.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great stuff.

    • By Toadjuggler on 14-04-19

    Regular price: £49.99

    • Small Island

    • By: Andrea Levy
    • Narrated by: Hugh Bonneville, Sandra Duncan, Sandra James-Young, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Queenie Bligh's neighbours do not approve when she agrees to take in Jamaican lodgers, but Queenie doesn't know when, or if, her husband, posted to India during the war, will return....Gilbert Joseph was one of the several thousand Jamaican men who joined the RAF to fight against Hitler. Returning to England as a civilian, he finds himself treated very differently. Through the stories of these characters, Small Island explores a point in England's past when the country began to change.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brings a wonderful story to life!

    • By Ms C on 01-12-09

    Regular price: £11.19

    • Meltdown

    • By: Ben Elton
    • Narrated by: Hugh Bonneville
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    For amiable City trader Jimmy Corby money was the new Rock n' Roll. His whole life was a party, adrenalin charged and cocaine fuelled. If he hadn't met Monica he would probably have ended up either dead or in rehab. But Jimmy was as lucky in love as he was at betting on dodgy derivatives, so instead of burning out, his star just burned brighter than ever. But then it all came crashing down....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome

    • By Ruby Gloom on 02-10-15

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Birds Without Wings

    • By: Louis De Bernieres
    • Narrated by: Hugh Bonneville
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    Set against the backdrop of the collapsing Ottoman Empire, the Gallipoli campaign and the subsequent bitter struggle between Greeks and Turks, Birds Without Wings traces the fortunes of one small community in south-west Anatolia - a town in which Christian and Muslim lives and traditions have co-existed peacefully for centuries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A perfect accompaniment to a holiday in Turkey

    • By jolly_shinigami on 09-06-16

    Regular price: £17.99