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    • Churchill

    • Walking with Destiny
    • By: Andrew Roberts
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 50 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Churchill by Andrew Roberts, read by Stephen Thorne. Winston Churchill towers over every other figure in 20th-century British history. By the time of his death at the age of 90 in 1965, many thought him to be the greatest man in the world. There have been over a thousand previous biographies of Churchill. Andrew Roberts now draws on over 40 new sources, including the private diaries of King George VI, used in no previous Churchill biography, to depict him more intimately and persuasively than any of its predecessors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GLORIOUS! ROBERT'S SPECTACULAR LIFE OF CHURCHILL

    • By Leonie F on 16-11-18

    Regular price: £31.99

    • Napoleon the Great

    • By: Andrew Roberts
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 37 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Napoleon Bonaparte lived one of the most extraordinary of all human lives. In the space of just 20 years, from October 1795, when as a young artillery captain he cleared the streets of Paris of insurrectionists, to his final defeat at the (horribly mismanaged) battle of Waterloo in June 1815, Napoleon transformed France and Europe. After seizing power in a coup d'état, he ended the corruption and incompetence into which the revolution had descended.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A brilliant history

    • By Simon on 20-08-15

    Regular price: £29.99

    • The Storm of War

    • By: Andrew Roberts
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 28 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 438
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    One of the best selling History titles of 2009. Examining the Second World War on every front, Andrew Roberts asks whether, with a different decision-making process and a different strategy, Hitler’s Axis might even have won. Were those German generals who blamed everything on Hitler after the war correct, or were they merely scapegoating their former Führer once he was safely beyond defending himself?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Outstanding Piece of Work

    • By Colin on 26-04-10

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Masters and Commanders

    • By: Andrew Roberts
    • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
    • Length: 27 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
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      4 out of 5 stars 23

    In Masters and Commanders Andrew Roberts describes how four titanic figures shaped the grand strategy of the West during the Second World War. The book attempts to give answers to key questions regarding allied strategy based on the personalities and relationships between two political masters - Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt - and the military commanders of their armed forces - the Chief of the Imperial General Staff, General Sir Alan Brooke, and the US Army Chief of Staff, General George C. Marshall.

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Elegy

    • The First Day on the Somme
    • By: Andrew Roberts
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    On 1 July 1916, after a five-day bombardment, 11 British and 5 French divisions launched their long-awaited 'Big Push' on German positions on high ground above the Rivers Ancre and Somme on the Western Front. Some ground was gained but at a terrible cost. In killing grounds whose names are indelibly imprinted on 20th-century memory, German machine guns - manned by troops who had sat out the storm of shellfire in deep dugouts - inflicted terrible losses on the British infantry.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another Haig Apologist?

    • By Jack Harrison on 17-11-18

    Regular price: £15.69

    • Waking Up: Volume 5

    • Over 30 Perspectives on Spiritual Awakening - What Does It Really Mean? Volume 5
    • By: Robert Thurman, John Prendergast, Chris Grosso, and others
    • Narrated by: Robert Thurman, John Prendergast, Chris Grosso, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
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    In Waking Up, Volume 5, Sounds True publisher and founder Tami Simon speaks with six teachers about their personal understandings of spiritual awakening - how it takes place, what changes (and what doesn't), and how their experiences can inspire and inform our own realizations.

    Regular price: £32.19

    • The Lowdown: Dodging the Bullet - Effective Risk Communication Skills

    • By: Andrew Powell, Andrew Roberts
    • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    The Lowdown: Dodging the Bullet - Effective Risk Communication Skills summarises some of the science behind risk communications, chronicles the four main theories of risk communications and gives you practical advice that will help turn you into a great communicator, both at work and at home - no matter how stressful the situation!

    Regular price: £8.99

    • This Love Is Not for Cowards

    • Salvation and Soccer in Ciudad Juárez
    • By: Robert Andrew Powell
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    As Mexico has descended into a feudal narco-state - one where cartels, death squads, the army, and local police all fight over billions of dollars in profits from drug and human trafficking - the border city of Jurez has been hit hardest of all. And yet, more than a million people still live there. They even love their impoverished city, proudly repeating its mantra: "Amor por Jurez." Nothing exemplifies the spirit and hope of Juarenses more than the Indios, the city's beloved but hard-luck soccer team.

    Regular price: £22.89

    • Running Away

    • By: Robert Andrew Powell
    • Narrated by: Robert Andrew Powell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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    When journalist Robert Andrew Powell finished his first marathon, he cried, cradled in his father’s arms. Long distance runners understand where those tears come from, even if there are others who will never understand what drives someone to run 26.2 consecutive miles in a grueling mental and physical test. Powell’s emotional reaction to completing the race wasn’t just about the run, though. It was also about the joy and relief of coming back up after hitting rock bottom.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Middle aged crisis cure.

    • By LakesClaire on 26-10-17

    Regular price: £10.19

    • Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Special Edition

    • By: Robert Southey, John Batten, Joseph Cundall, and others
    • Narrated by: Kat Marlowe
    • Length: 46 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Every version of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears".

    Regular price: £3.69

    • L. Rob Hubbard Presents: Writers of the Future, Volume 33

    • By: Dustin Steinacker, Sean Hazlett, Anton Rose, and others
    • Narrated by: Corey Allen, Morgan Hallett, Brian Hutchison, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Explore diverse new universes of possibility through a variety of creative and fresh new ideas - all in one anthology. From dragons to mythical death dealers, from murder on the moon to deep space mystery, these stories bring you the hot new talent in science fiction, fantasy, and horror.

    Regular price: £25.69

    • The Moon Man, Book 1

    • By: Gary Lovisi, Ken Janssens, Erwin K Roberts, and others
    • Narrated by: Matt Waldron
    • Length: 6 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Detective sergeant Stephen Thatcher is the son of police chief Peter Thatcher. Sickened by the effects of the Great Depression on Great City, the young lawman cannot reconcile the rich society elite living the good life while across town the poor of Great City go hungry. Unable to correct this injustice through the system he represents, Thatcher assumes the role of the vigilante thief the Moon Man by disguising himself behind a one-way Argus glass globe.

    Regular price: £18.29

    • CatoAudio, April 2006

    • By: Glenn Reynolds, Robert Levy, Andrew Sullivan, and others
    • Narrated by: Bill McGregor
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
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    In this edition: "Instapundit" Glenn Reynolds on the decentralization of information and power; Robert Levy on the dubious legality of warrant-less wiretaps; Andrew Sullivan on the Bush administration's troubling ideology; Jerry Taylor on using technology to prevent an oil crisis; Michael Barone on making American elections more competitive; and featured contributor Stephen Davies on the history of liberty in Eurasia.

    Regular price: £6.99

    • Jim Anthony: Super-Detective

    • By: Erwin K. Roberts, Andrew Salmon, B.C. Bell
    • Narrated by: Bob Kern
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    He's back! One of pulpdom's all-time favorite heroes, Jim Anthony, Super Detective, in three fast-paced action adventures. From the dense, hot jungles of Guatemala to the dark alleys of New York City, Jim Anthony and his associates battle the forces of evil and injustice.

    Regular price: £18.29