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    • James May's 20th Century

    • By: James May, Phil Dolling
    • Narrated by: James May
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 148
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    Longlisted for the Audiobook Download of the Year, 2007.
    How much should you pay for a return trip to the moon? How are Winnie the Pooh and the artificial heart related? Did teenagers exist before 1950? If not, who invented them? James May's 20th Century answers all these questions and more.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Enjoyable & Informative Listen

    • By Anabella on 20-03-09

    Regular price: £10.49

    • The Reassembler

    • By: James May
    • Narrated by: James May
    • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    From the humble garden lawnmower to the ear-splitting electric guitar, James May returns with a typically wacky account of what makes these great machines work, one piece at a time. Reassembly is merely a form of therapy; something that stimulates a part of my brain that is left wanting in my daily life. When I rebuild a bicycle, I reorder my head. So might you....

    Regular price: £19.99

    • How to Win an Argument

    • An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion
    • By: Marcus Tullius Cicero, James May
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    All of us are faced countless times with the challenge of persuading others, whether we're trying to win a trivial argument with a friend or convince our coworkers about an important decision. Instead of relying on untrained instinct - and often failing as a result - we'd win more arguments if we learned the timeless art of verbal persuasion, or rhetoric.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Engaging, informative, and relevant

    • By Callum MORRISON on 23-08-18

    Regular price: £13.79

    • How to Land an A330 Airbus

    • And Other Vital Skills for the Modern Man
    • By: James May
    • Narrated by: James May
    • Length: 2 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 53

    Being given yet another pointless 'man manual' that told him 50 ways to tie a bow tie in under 30 seconds made James May certain there was a need for another kind of book. This book, in fact. He reckons there are nine vital things that a chap should be able to do.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Captain Slow teaching us all we need to know.

    • By james on 31-03-11

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Car Fever

    • The Car Bore's Essential Companion
    • By: James May
    • Narrated by: James May
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 45

    As well as writing about his first love, cars, James has a go at political correctness, the endless rules and regulations of daily life, the internal combustion engine and traffic wardens. He discusses gastropubs, Jeremy Clarkson, and other trials of modern life. His highly entertaining observations from behind the wheel will have you laughing out loud, whether you share his opinions or not.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Always interesting

    • By michael d porteous on 29-05-16
    • The Car Bore's Essential Companion
    • By: James May
    • Narrated by: James May
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Release date: 13-10-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 62 ratings

    Regular price: £12.99

    • Endless Worlds Volume 1

    • By: Ken Mann, K. C. May, James Peters, and others
    • Narrated by: David Swanson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    A fantasy, science fiction, and horror anthology featuring seven short stories by well-received authors. They may scare you, thrill you, and capture your imagination. If you enjoy high-quality short stories that will excite you, then this is for you! E. R. Robin Dover’s “The Trees” (horror): In a remote desert region of southwestern New Mexico, centered along the Rio Grande, is an ancient grove of trees permeated with an evil that has always existed.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A well read mixed bag of stories

    • By Tim Dearing on 26-04-18

    Regular price: £18.29