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    • Trinity

    • By: Leon Uris
    • Narrated by: John Keating
    • Length: 34 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    From the acclaimed author who enthralled the world with Exodus, Battle Cry, QB VII, Topaz, and other beloved classics of twentieth-century fiction comes a sweeping and powerful epic adventure that captures the "terrible beauty" of Ireland during its long and bloody struggle for freedom. It is the electrifying story of an idealistic young Catholic rebel and the valiant and beautiful Protestant girl who defied her heritage to join his cause. It is a tale of love and danger, of triumph at an unthinkable cost.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • First class

    • By Kevin barlow on 15-11-18

    Regular price: £27.49

    • The Angry Hills

    • By: Leon Uris
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 7 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Just as World War II threatens to break out, Mike Morrison arrives in Greece to collect his late wife’s inheritance. Hoping to quickly finish his business and leave before German troops invade, Morrison’s plans are derailed when he receives a letter listing the names of Greek patriots pretending to be German collaborators, a list Nazi strategists desperately need. With the outcome of the war hinging on Morrison’s ability to protect the letter, he embarks on an adventure across Greece in an effort to evade Nazi troops and keep the letter from falling into enemy hands.

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Armageddon

    • A Novel of Berlin
    • By: Leon Uris
    • Narrated by: Graham Rowat
    • Length: 24 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    At the end of World War II, American army officer Captain Sean O’Sullivan is commissioned with rebuilding Berlin. Reeling from the death of his brothers at German hands and faced with the direct horrors of the Holocaust, O’Sullivan struggles against his animosity towards the nation he is helping restore. Meanwhile, Soviet forces blockade Germany in a bid for power, and the Western Allies must unite to prevent a communist takeover. When the airlift begins, the Allies find their deepest convictions tested as they fight against a threat even more dangerous than Hitler. 

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Topaz

    • By: Leon Uris
    • Narrated by: David de Vries
    • Length: 11 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    On the eve of the Cuban Missile Crisis in Paris, 1962, Devereaux and Nordstrom uncover Soviet plans to ship nuclear arms. But when nobody acts after sharing his findings, Devereaux becomes the target of an assassination attempt and soon realizes the plot extends far beyond Cuba - and himself. A thrilling and well-paced novel filled with Cold War intrigue, Topaz features two agents on a journey around the world to save NATO and themselves.

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Mila 18

    • By: Leon Uris
    • Narrated by: David deVries
    • Length: 21 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    It was a time of crisis, a time of tragedy - and a time of transcendent courage and determination. Leon Uris’s blazing novel is set in the midst of the ghetto uprising that defied Nazi tyranny, as the Jews of Warsaw boldly met Wehrmacht tanks with homemade weapons and bare fists. Here, painted on a canvas as broad as its subject matter, is the compelling story of one of the most heroic struggles of modern times.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Powerful and Moving

    • By D F SAUNDERS on 13-06-19

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Mitla Pass

    • By: Leon Uris
    • Narrated by: Angela Dawe, David de Vries
    • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Gideon Zadok arrives in Israel with every intention to research a new book, mend a broken marriage, and improve his dysfunctional family. But as political tensions escalate and his family is evacuated, Zadok asks to follow Israeli paratroopers to secure Mitla Pass and finds himself in the midst of one of the largest global crises of the twentieth century. A sweeping novel of love, passion, and freedom, Mitla Pass stands as an epic look at modern Middle Eastern history and is quite possibly Uris’s most autobiographical work.

    Regular price: £27.49

    • Battle Cry

    • By: Leon Uris
    • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
    • Length: 21 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Originally published in 1953, Leon Uris’s Battle Cry is the raw and exciting story of men at war from a legendary American author. This is the story of enlisted men - Marines at the beginning of World War II. They are a rough-and-ready tangle of guys from America’s cities and farms and reservations. Led by a tough veteran sergeant, these soldiers band together to emerge as part of one of the most elite fighting forces in the world. With staggering realism and detail we follow them into intense battles - Guadalcanal and Tarawa.

    Regular price: £27.49

    • O'Hara's Choice

    • A Novel
    • By: Leon Uris
    • Narrated by: Jack Garrett
    • Length: 14 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Two decades after the Civil War, first-generation Irish-American Zachary O'Hara, son of a legendary Marine and a force of a man in his own right, finds himself playing a critical role as the very existence of the Marine Corps is being decided. If he can help persuade the Secretary of the Navy that the Marines will be crucial to America's security in years to come, all the while hefting a heavy, secret weight in his heart, he'll save the Corps and make his career.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Storytelling

    • By Kevin on 08-07-06

    Regular price: £30.99

    • Redemption

    • By: Leon Uris
    • Narrated by: Charles Keating
    • Length: 6 hrs and 24 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    A dramatic saga set against the backdrop of growing unrest in Ireland and a world on the brink of the First World War, Redemption weaves together a cast of unforgettable characters that form the heart and soul of three extraordinary Irish families. They love freedom more than life, and they will fight to the death to win it.

    Regular price: £17.79

    • A God in Ruins

    • By: Leon Uris
    • Narrated by: Stephen Lang
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
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    Master storyteller and international best-selling author of Redemption, Trinity, and Exodus, Leon Uris once again brilliantly interweaves historical fact with gripping fiction in this powerful novel of politics, family, intrigue, love, and the passions that rule human lives.

    Regular price: £16.59

    • O'Hara's Choice

    • A Novel
    • By: Leon Uris
    • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd
    • Length: 6 hrs and 8 mins
    • Abridged
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    Two decades after the Civil War, first-generation Irish-American Zachary O'Hara, son of a legendary Marine and a force of a man in his own right, finds himself playing a critical role as the very existence of the Marine Corps is being decided. If he can help persuade the Secretary of the Navy that the Marines will be crucial to America's security in years to come, all the while hefting a heavy, secret weight in his heart, he'll save the Corps and make his career.

    Regular price: £20.99