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    • Girl, Woman, Other

    • By: Bernardine Evaristo
    • Narrated by: Anna-Maria Nabirye
    • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Girl, Woman, Other, written by Bernardine Evaristo, read by Anna-Maria Nabirye. Teeming with life and crackling with energy, told through many distinctive voices, this novel follows the lives of 12 very different characters. Mostly women, black and British, they tell the stories of their families, friends and lovers, across the country and through the years.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Utterly terrible audio version of a good book

    • By EEL on 03-08-19

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Mr Loverman

    • By: Bernardine Evaristo
    • Narrated by: James Goode
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
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      5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    Barrington Jedidiah Walker is seventy-four and leads a double life. Born and bred in Antigua, he's lived in Hackney since the sixties. A flamboyant, wise-cracking local character, Barrington is a husband, father and grandfather - but he is also secretly lovers with his great childhood friend, Morris. When his marriage goes into meltdown, Barrington wants to divorce Carmel and live with Morris, but after a lifetime of fear and deception, will he manage to break away?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It will take you by surprise

    • By Pj on 07-08-14

    Regular price: £18.79

    • One for the Trouble

    • Book Slam, Volume One
    • By: Irvine Welsh, Jon Ronson, William Boyd, and others
    • Narrated by: Richard Milward, Hari Kunzru, Simon Armitage, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 17

    One for the Trouble: Book Slam, Volume One is the first release from the UK’s premier literary event. Eighteen Book Slam alumni, from household names like Irvine Welsh and William Boyd to newcomers like Kate Tempest and Sophie Woolley, were approached to take a song title for inspiration for a new short story or poem. Some took this literally (Jon McGregor’s moving reimagining of A House’s 'Endless Art', for example); others suggestively....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How could someone rate this as one star?

    • By Brian on 08-06-12

    Regular price: £7.99

    • How Much the Heart Can Hold

    • Seven Stories on Love
    • By: Carys Bray, Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Bernardine Evaristo, and others
    • Narrated by: Grainne Gillis, Jane Collingwood, Jeff Harding, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Love is not a singular concept. In this collection, seven award-winning authors explore seven concepts of love: from philautia (self-love) to agape (love for humanity) and from storge (a natural affection for family) to mania (a frenzied, obsessive love).

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A good idea not successfully developed

    • By Ilaria Bellantuono on 12-03-17

    Regular price: £21.99