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    • Life of Pi

    • By: Yann Martel
    • Narrated by: Sanjeev Bhaskar
    • Length: 11 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 339
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 312
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316

    One boy, one boat, one tiger.... British comedian, actor and broadcaster Sanjeev Bhaskar, OBE performs this brilliant edition of a work of fiction that is loved by fans around the world. After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a 16 year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a female orangutan - and a 450-pound Royal Bengal tiger. The scene is set for an extraordinary adventure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved it

    • By Georgina Gyetvai on 20-03-18

    Regular price: £20.99

    • The High Mountains of Portugal

    • By: Yann Martel
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 86

    From the author of the international publishing sensation Life of Pi comes the story of a quest for a lost relic. The journey takes us from Africa in the 1600s through Portugal at the turn of the last century to contemporary North America. Showcasing Martel's trademark delight in the fundamental stories that unite us, The High Mountains of Portugal unfolds with a dazzling lightness of touch.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a fascinating book

    • By Rajinder Kaur Atwal on 05-01-17

    Regular price: £13.39

    • Beatrice and Virgil

    • By: Yann Martel
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    When Henry receives a letter from an elderly taxidermist; it poses a puzzle that he cannot resist. As he is pulled into the world of this strange and calculating man, Henry becomes increasingly involved with the lives of a donkey and a howler monkey - named Beatrice and Virgil - and the epic journey they undertake together.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thought Provoking

    • By Lucy on 03-07-10

    Regular price: £15.99

    • The Facts Behind the Helsinki Roccamatios

    • By: Yann Martel
    • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman, Johnny Stange, John Randolph Jones
    • Length: 4 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Here are four unforgettable stories by Yann Martel, the New York Times best-selling author of Life of Pi. In the exquisite title novella, a very young man dying of AIDS joins his friend in fashioning a story of the Roccamatio family of Helsinki, set against the yearly march of the 20th century.

    Regular price: £17.39

    • Die Hohen Berge Portugals

    • By: Yann Martel
    • Narrated by: Stephan Schad
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Lissabon, 1904: In einem Automobil begibt sich der junge Tomás auf eine abenteuerliche Expedition in die Hohen Berge Portugals. Ein tragikomischer Roadtrip beginnt, der ein unvermutetes Ende nimmt. Doch das ist erst der Anfang einer fantastischen Geschichte, die die einsame Gegend noch Jahrzehnte später umweht wie ein unauslöschlicher Zauber.

    Regular price: £20.79

    • The High Mountains of Portugal

    • By: Yann Martel
    • Narrated by: Mark Bramhall
    • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    With this highly anticipated new audiobook, the author of the best-selling Life of Pi returns to the storytelling power and luminous wisdom of his master novel. The High Mountains of Portugal is a suspenseful, mesmerising story of a great quest for meaning, told in three intersecting narratives that touch the lives of three different people and their families, and taking us on an extraordinary journey through the last century.

    Regular price: £34.99