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  • Stalingrad | Antony Beevor

    Stalingrad

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 39 mins)
    • By Antony Beevor
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    The battle for Stalingrad became the focus of Hitler and Stalin's determination to win the gruesome, vicious war on the eastern front. The citizens of Stalingrad endured unimaginable hardship; the battle, with fierce hand-to-hand fighting in each room of each building, was brutally destructive to both armies. But the eventual victory of the Red Army, and the failure of Hitler's Operation Barbarossa, was the first defeat of Hitler's territorial ambitions in Europe and the start of his decline.

    Dave says: "Simply the best"
  • Berlin: The Downfall: 1945 | Antony Beevor

    Berlin: The Downfall: 1945

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 8 mins)
    • By Antony Beevor
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    The Red Army had much to avenge when it finally reached the frontiers of the Reich in January 1945. Political instructors rammed home the message of Wehrmacht and SS brutality. The result was the most terrifying example of fire and sword ever known, with tanks crushing refugee columns under their tracks, mass rape, pillage and destruction. Over seven million fled westwards from the terror of the Red Army. Antony Beevor reconstructs the experiences of those millions caught up in the nightmare of the Third Reich's final collapse.

    C. Hamilton-welsh says: "very very good."
  • Total Competition: Lessons in Strategy from Formula One | Ross Brawn,Adam Parr

    Total Competition: Lessons in Strategy from Formula One

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 11 mins)
    • By Ross Brawn, Adam Parr
    • Narrated By Adam Parr, Peter Noble
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    Total Competition is the most compelling, comprehensive and revealing insight into what it takes to get to the top in Formula One that has ever been published. Across four decades, Ross Brawn was one of the most innovative and successful technical directors and then team principals in Formula One. Leading Benetton, Ferrari, Honda, Brawn and Mercedes, he worked with drivers such as Michael Schumacher, Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton to make them world champions.

    Amazon Customer says: "Compelling"
  • Utopia for Realists | Rutger Bregman

    Utopia for Realists

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 33 mins)
    • By Rutger Bregman
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    We live in a time of unprecedented upheaval, when technology and so-called progress have made us richer but more uncertain than ever before. We have questions about the future, society, work, happiness, family and money, and yet no political party of the right or left is providing us with answers. So, too, does the time seem to be coming to an end when we looked to economists to help us define the qualities necessary to create a successful society. We need a new movement.

    HRWT says: "Very left wing"
  • Kolymsky Heights | Lionel Davidson

    Kolymsky Heights

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Lionel Davidson
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    Kolymsky Heights: a frozen Siberian hell lost in endless night and the perfect location for an underground Russian research station. It's a place so secret, it doesn't officially exist.... Once there, the scientists are forbidden to leave. But one scientist is desperate to get a message to the outside world. So desperate he sends a plea across the wilderness to the west in order to summon the one man alive who can achieve the impossible....

    Nike says: "Here here!!"
  • Dark Intelligence: Transformation, Book 1 | Neal Asher

    Dark Intelligence: Transformation, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Neal Asher
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    Thorvald Spear wakes in hospital, where he finds he's been brought back from the dead. What's more, he died in a human vs. alien war which ended a whole century ago. But when he relives his traumatic final moments, he finds the spark to keep on living. That spark is vengeance. Trapped and desperate on a world surrounded by alien Prador forces, Spear had seen a rescue ship arriving. But instead of providing backup, Penny Royal, the AI within the destroyer, turned rogue. It annihilated friendly forces in a frenzy of destruction, and years later it's still free.

    HUGH SHARKEY says: "Never fulfilled a promising start"
  • Other Minds: The Octopus and The Evolution of Intelligent Life | Peter Godfrey-Smith

    Other Minds: The Octopus and The Evolution of Intelligent Life

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Peter Godfrey-Smith
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    A philosopher dons a wet suit and journeys into the depths of consciousness. Peter Godfrey-Smith is a leading philosopher of science. He is also a scuba diver whose underwater videos of warring octopuses have attracted wide notice. In this audiobook he brings his parallel careers together to tell a bold new story of how nature became aware of itself.

    ben says: "Fascinating"
  • The Explorer | Katherine Rundell

    The Explorer

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Katherine Rundell
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    Fred awoke to find that a snake was watching him and that there was an aeroplane in the trees. It was on fire. Being on fire was a quality it shared with much of the surrounding jungle. After crashing hundreds of miles from civilisation in the Amazon rainforest, Fred, Con, Lila and Max are utterly alone and in grave danger. They have no food, no water and no chance of being rescued. But they are alive, and they have hope. As they negotiate the wild jungle, they begin to find signs that something - someone - has been there before them.

    zrh2 says: "An excellent story"
  • Infinity Engine: Transformation, Book 3 | Neal Asher

    Infinity Engine: Transformation, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Neal Asher
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    A man battles for his life, two AIs vie for supremacy and a civilization hangs in the balance.... Several forces now pursue rogue artificial intelligence Penny Royal, hungry for revenge or redemption. And the Brockle is the most dangerous of all. This criminal swarm-robot AI has escaped confinement and is upgrading itself, becoming ever more powerful in anticipation of a showdown. Events also escalate aboard the war factory.

    Ross McCorkindale says: "Spotty edits"
  • War Factory: Transformation, Book 2 | Neal Asher

    War Factory: Transformation, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Neal Asher
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    One seeks judgment, another faces damnation and one man will have his revenge.... Thorvald Spear is losing his mind as he drowns in dark memories that aren't his own. Penny Royal, rogue artificial intelligence, has linked Spear with the stored personalities of those it's murdered. And whether the AI seeks redemption or has some more sinister motive, Spear needs to destroy it. He feels the anger of the dead and shares their pain.

    Ron says: "another great read marred by very low sound"
  • Night School: Wake Up to the Power of Sleep | Richard Wiseman

    Night School: Wake Up to the Power of Sleep

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    Almost a third of your whole life is spent asleep. Night School uncovers the scientific truth about the sleeping brain - and gives powerful tips on how those hours of apparently ‘dead’ time in the dark can transform your waking life.

    Laura says: "Informative with a quirky sense of humour"
  • I Am Behind You | John Ajvide Lindqvist,Marlaine Delargy - translation

    I Am Behind You

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By John Ajvide Lindqvist, Marlaine Delargy - translation
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    Molly wakes her mother to go to the toilet. The campsite is strangely blank. The toilet block has gone. Everything else has gone, too. This is a place with no sun. No god. Just four families remain. Each has done something to bring them here - each denies they deserve it. Until they see what's coming over the horizon, moving irrevocably towards them. Their worst mistake. Their darkest fear. And, for just one of them, their homecoming.

  • Quirkology: The Curious Science of Everyday Lives | Richard Wiseman

    Quirkology: The Curious Science of Everyday Lives

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    For over 20 years, psychologist Professor Richard Wiseman has examined the quirky science of everyday life. In Quirkology, he navigates the backwaters of human behavior, discovering the telltale signs that give away a liar, the secret science behind speed dating and personal ads, and what a person's sense of humour reveals about the innermost workings of their mind - all along paying tribute to others who have carried out similarly weird and wonderful work.

    Craig says: "Utterly brilliant!"
  • Username: Evie | Joe Sugg

    Username: Evie

    • UNABRIDGED (1 hr and 16 mins)
    • By Joe Sugg
    • Narrated By Joe Sugg, Jane Collingwood, Peter Noble, and others
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    Featuring an exclusive interview with Joe, plus a sneak preview of Username: Regenerated. Like anyone who feels as though they just don't fit in, Evie dreams of a place of safety. When times are tough, all she wants is a chance to escape from reality and be herself. Despite his failing health, Evie's father comes close to creating such a virtual idyll.

    Zainab says: "I AM ON THE FLOOR!"
  • The Departure: Owner Trilogy, Book 1 | Neal Asher

    The Departure: Owner Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Neal Asher
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    The Argus Space Station looks down on a nightmarish Earth. And from this safe distance, the Committee enforces its despotic rule. There are too many people and too few resources, and they need 12 billion to die before Earth can be stabilized. So corruption is rife, people starve, and the poor are policed by mechanized overseers and identity-reader guns. Citizens already fear the brutal Inspectorate with its pain inducers. But to reach its goals, the Committee will unleash satellite laser weaponry, taking carnage to a new level.

  • The Technician | Neal Asher

    The Technician

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Neal Asher
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    The Technician, the Theocracy has been dead for 20 years, and the Polity rules on Masada - but it is an order that the rebels of the Tidy Squad cannot accept, and the iconic Jeremiah Tombs is top of their hit list. Tombs, meanwhile, has escaped his sanatorium. His insanity must be cured, because the near-mythical hooder, called 'the Technician', that attacked him all those years ago did something to his mind even the AIs fail to understand.

  • 59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot | Richard Wiseman

    59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    Most people would like to be more creative, more persuasive and more attractive. For years gurus and life coaches have urged people to improve their lives by changing the way they think and behave, but scientific research has revealed that many of their techniques, from group brainstorming to visualization, are ineffective. Fortunately, in 59 Seconds, psychologist Richard Wiseman is on hand to provide fast-acting, myth-busting scientific answers to a huge range of everyday problems.

    Vic says: "Content brilliant ..... but not for Audio."
  • The Secret Life of the Mind: How Our Brain Thinks, Feels and Decides | Mariano Sigman

    The Secret Life of the Mind: How Our Brain Thinks, Feels and Decides

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Mariano Sigman
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    A vast yet compact view of cognitive neuroscience, a groundbreaking, personal and comprehensive guide into understanding our thoughts. In the last 20 years, Mariano Sigman has journeyed to the core of the brain, an organ formed by nearly an infinity of neurons that manufacture how we perceive, reason, feel, dream and communicate. After more than two decades of research, he has zoomed out from a thorough excursion to the neurons to seeing the brain from afar, where thoughts begin to take shape.

  • Fever | Deon Meyer

    Fever

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Deon Meyer
    • Narrated By Jennifer Woodburn, Peter Noble
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    Nico Storm and his father drive across a desolate South Africa, constantly alert for feral dogs, motorcycle gangs, nuclear contamination. They are among the few survivors of a virus that has killed most of the world's population. Young as he is, Nico realises that his superb marksmanship and cool head mean he is destined to be his father's protector. But Willem Storm, though not a fighter, is a man with a vision. He is searching for a place that can become a refuge, a beacon of light and hope in a dark and hopeless world.

    Juliet says: "great read"
  • The Luck Factor: The Scientific Study of the Lucky Mind | Richard Wiseman

    The Luck Factor: The Scientific Study of the Lucky Mind

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Richard Wiseman
    • Narrated By Peter Noble
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    Why do some people lead happy, successful lives whilst others face repeated failure and sadness? Why do some find their perfect partners whilst others stagger from one broken relationship to the next? What enables some people to have successful careers whilst others find themselves trapped in jobs they detest? And can unlucky people do anything to improve their luck - and lives?

    Amazon Customer says: "A short paragraph of common sense padded out ."
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