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    • Treasure Islands

    • Tax Havens and the Men Who Stole the World
    • By: Nicholas Shaxson
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 12 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 94

    Most people regard tax havens as being relevant only to celebrities, crooks and spivs, and mistakenly believe that the main offshore problems are money laundering and terrorist financing. These are only small parts of the whole picture. The offshore system has been (discreetly) responsible for the greatest ever shift of wealth from poor to rich. It also undermines our democracies by offering the wealthiest members of society escape routes from normal democratic controls.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • To pay, or not to pay tax ...?

    • By M on 25-05-14

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Hatton Garden: The Inside Story

    • The Gang Finally Talks from Behind Bars
    • By: Jonathan Levi
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    For this team of old-school career criminals, The Hatton Garden Heist was supposed to be one last job, the fortune that would sort their retirement for good. The plan was to smash in and grab tens of millions of pounds from beneath the world-famous gold-and-jewellery district, and get away to live in luxury. But somewhere it all went wrong.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Michael on 04-08-18

    Regular price: £34.99

    • An Intelligent Person's Guide to Education

    • By: Tony Little
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Tony Little is the headmaster of Eton. One of the most progressive and imaginative people in British education today, he has hitherto kept a low profile. This title, published to coincide with his retirement, sets out his educational fundamentals. There is a crisis in the British education system. Year on year, GCSE and A Level pupils post better exam results, with more students achieving top grades. Yet business leaders and employers complain bitterly that our schools are not producing people fit for purpose.

    Regular price: £14.99