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    • The First Elizabeth

    • By: Carolly Erickson
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 18 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    In this remarkable biography, Carolly Erickson brings Elizabeth I to life and allows us to see her as a living, breathing, elegant, flirtatious, diplomatic, violent, arrogant, and outrageous woman who commands our attention, fascination, and awe. With the special skill for which she is acclaimed, Carolly Erickson electrifies the senses as she evokes with total fidelity the brilliant colors of Elizabethan clothing and jewelry, the texture of tapestries, and even the close, perfumed air of castle rooms. Erickson demonstrates her extraordinary ability to discern and bring to life psychological and physical reality.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Elizabeth. Her life and court.

    • By Teresa Cooper on 12-01-16

    Regular price: £27.49

    • When Money Dies

    • The Nightmare of Deficit Spending, Devaluation, and Hyperinflation in Weimar, Germany
    • By: Adam Fergusson
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    When Money Dies is the classic history of what happens when a nations currency depreciates beyond recovery. In 1923, with its currency effectively worthless (the exchange rate in December of that year was one dollar to 4,200,000,000,000 marks), the German republic was all but reduced to a barter economy. Expensive cigars, artworks, and jewels were routinely exchanged for staples such as bread; a cinema ticket could be bought for a lump of coal; and a bottle of paraffin for a silk shirt....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Entertaining and sometimes scarey real-life story

    • By Dave on 13-06-11

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Pacific War Uncensored

    • A War Correspondent’s Unvarnished Account of the Fight Against Japan
    • By: Harold Guard, John Tring
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Harold Guard became a war correspondent quite by chance, after he had been invalided out of the navy following a submarine accident. Thereafter, working for United Press, he gained a front row seat to many of the most dramatic battles and events of the century. In March 1942 Guard arrived in Australia, having narrowly escaped from Japanese forces invading Singapore and Java. His dispatches from that disastrous front prompted one observer to comment on “the crisis days when everybody except Harold Guard was trying to hush up the real situation.”

    Regular price: £18.29

    • The Ultimate Family

    • By: John Pearson
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    In recent times the British monarchy has become an 'ultimate family' of international superstars, their adventures and personalities transmitted round the globe like episodes in the world's most popular soap opera. The process began with Queen Mary's transformation of the family into symbols of middle-class morality, but accelerated greatly with the televising of Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation and the euphoric sense of a 'new Elizabethan age' about to begin in gloomy postwar Britain.

    Regular price: £18.99