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    • London

    • By: Edward Rutherfurd
    • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
    • Length: 49 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 216

    A wonderful, epic story that tells the history of the greatest city in the world, from Roman times to the present day. From the author of Paris, Sarum and New York. London has perhaps the most remarkable history of any city in the world. Now its story has a unique voice. In this epic novel, Edward Rutherfurd takes the listener on a magnificent journey across 16 centuries.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By ms on 13-03-18

    Regular price: £29.99

    • The Forest

    • By: Edward Rutherfurd
    • Narrated by: Roger Davis
    • Length: 33 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 28

    Few places lie closer to the heart of the nation's heritage than the New Forest. Now, Edward Rutherfurd weaves its history and legends into compelling fiction. From the mysterious killing of King William Rufus, treachery and witchcraft, smuggling and poaching run through this epic tale of well-born ladies, lowly woodsmen, sailors, merchants and Cistercian monks. The feuds, wars, loyalties and passions of generations reach their climax in a crime that shatters the decorous society of Jane Austen's Bath.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • History with emotions.

    • By Jody on 19-01-19

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Paris

    • By: Edward Rutherfurd
    • Narrated by: Jane Wymark, Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 31 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 225
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 207

    Inspired by the haunting, passionate story of the city of lights, this epic novel weaves a gripping tale of four families across the centuries: from the lies that spawn the noble line of de Cygne to the revolutionary Le Sourds who seek their destruction; from the Blanchards whose bourgeois respectability offers scant protection against scandal to the hard-working Gascons and their soaring ambitions. Over hundreds of years, these four families are bound by forbidden loves and marriages of convenience; dogged by vengeance and murderous secrets , and brought together by the tumultuous history of their city.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A great book - hard to follow in Audible format

    • By Penny on 29-11-13

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Ireland Awakening

    • By: Edward Rutherfurd
    • Narrated by: Patrick Moy
    • Length: 31 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    Following the critically acclaimed success of Dublin, this riveting sequel takes the story of Ireland from the 17th century onwards, picking up at the Reformation, and with it the devastating arrival of Oliver Cromwell. Cromwell heralds the inauguration of 200 years of Protestant dominance, throughout which many of the Irish people were impoverished and dispossessed. Dublin is made a Protestant capital, and Catholics become an underclass. Set against the dramatic backdrop of Irish political history, this powerful saga is brought to its conclusion.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By joyful on 03-11-18

    Regular price: £29.99

    • Dublin: Foundation

    • By: Edward Rutherfurd
    • Narrated by: Patrick Moy
    • Length: 28 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 17

    Edward Rutherfurd's great Irish epic reveals the story of the people of Ireland through the focal point of the island's capital city. The epic begins in pre-Christian Ireland during the reign of the fierce and powerful High Kings at Tara, with the tale of two lovers, the princely Conall and the ravishing Deirdre, whose travails echo the ancient Celtic legend of Cuchulainn. From this stirring beginning, Rutherfurd takes the reader on a graphically realised journey through the centuries. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thoroughly enjoyable

    • By Daisy on 11-09-18

    Regular price: £29.99

    • China

    • By: Edward Rutherfurd
    • Length: 35 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    An epic novel of a country steeped in rich history and ancient tradition. Edward Rutherfurd, the internationally best-selling author of Sarum, London, New York and Paris, turns his pen to the bustling modern behemoth that is China - a country full to the brim with a deep, beautiful and sometimes violent heritage. Set from the 1800s onwards, Rutherfurd's beautiful novel explores the modern history of China with all the signature authenticity and interlacing personal stories that make him one of the most beloved authors of our time.

    Regular price: £29.99