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    • Harvest

    • By: Jim Crace
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 8 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 75

    As late summer steals in and the final pearls of barley are gleaned, a village comes under threat. Over the course of seven days, Walter Thirsk sees his hamlet unmade: the manor house set on fire, the harvest blackened, three new arrivals punished, and his neighbours accused of witchcraft. But something even darker is at the heart of his story, and he will be the only man left to tell it…

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A good (maybe great) book poorly read

    • By Peter Hope-Jones on 15-12-13

    Regular price: £18.79

    • The Melody

    • By: Jim Crace
    • Narrated by: Tim Bentinck
    • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Alfred Busi, famed and beloved in his town for his music and songs, is now in his 60s, mourning the recent death of his wife and quietly living out his days alone in the large villa he has always called home. The night before he is due to attend a ceremony at the town's avenue of fame, Busi is attacked by a creature he disturbs as it raids the contents of his larder.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very very dull

    • By Corsaire on 17-04-18

    Regular price: £18.99

    • All that Follows

    • By: Jim Crace
    • Narrated by: William Hope
    • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Lennie Lessing is a jazzman taking a break. His glory days seem to be behind him, his body is letting him down, and rather than continue to take on the world, he relives old gigs and feeds his media addiction during solitary days at home. Increasingly estranged from his busy wife, Francine, who is herself mourning the sudden absence of her only daughter, Leonard has found his own groove: suburban and safe from surprises.

    Regular price: £17.19