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    • The Darkness

    • By: Ragnar Jónasson
    • Narrated by: Amanda Redman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Darkness by Ragnar Jonasson. A young woman, an asylum seeker from Russia, is found murdered on the seaweed-covered rocks of the Vatnsleysuströnd in Iceland. Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdottir of the Reykjavik Police is called to investigate this - the final case in her career before she is forced into retirement. When Hulda starts to ask questions, it isn't long before she realises that no-one can be trusted and that no-one is telling the whole truth.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Icy Cool Refreshment

    • By Simon on 15-03-18

    Regular price: £17.99

    • The Island

    • Hidden Iceland Series, Book 2
    • By: Ragnar Jónasson
    • Narrated by: Amanda Redman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir is sent to the isolated island of Elliðaey to investigate and soon finds haunting similarities with a previous case - a young woman found murdered 10 years ago in the equally desolate Westfjords. Is there a patient killer stalking these barren outposts? As Hulda navigates a sinister game constructed of smoke and mirrors she is convinced that no one is telling the truth, including those closest to her.   

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Icy Cool Cleverness!

    • By Simon on 05-04-19

    Regular price: £21.99

    • The Odyssey (Dramatised)

    • By: Homer, Simon Armitage - dramatisation
    • Narrated by: Tim McInnerny, Amanda Redman, full cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 38

    "My fame is written in the heavens, and my fate too..." So speaks Odysseus as he starts to recount his struggles to sail home to Ithaca, in one of the greatest pieces of storytelling in Western literature. The Odyssey is his incredible traveller's tale, and also the story of his faithful wife Penelope who waits for him, besieged by suitors, and their son Telemachus who has a quest of his own.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good fun

    • By Judy Corstjens on 06-09-15

    Regular price: £14.00

    • The Forsyte Saga (Dramatised)

    • By: John Galsworthy
    • Narrated by: Dirk Bogarde, Sir Michael Hordern, Diana Quick, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 73

    The blockbuster BBC Radio 4 adaptation of John Galsworthy’s classic family drama, featuring a star cast including Dirk Bogarde, Sir Michael Hordern, Diana Quick, Michael Williams and Amanda Redman. Galsworthy’s epic story chronicles the decline and fall of the Forsytes through almost 50 years of material triumph, emotional disaster, and a terrible feud that splits them asunder.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • British Drama at it's best

    • By The Driver on 02-05-16

    Regular price: £20.00

    • Classic Radio Theatre: Time and the Conways

    • By: J. B. Priestley
    • Narrated by: Marcia Warren, Stella Gonet, Belinda Sinclair, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    Marcia Warren and Stella Gonet star in J. B. Priestley’s classic family drama about the nature of time. Time and the Conways follows the fortunes of one family over a period of years, and offers a moving perspective on the abstract nature of the past, present and future. It is 1919, the War is over and the Conway family are celebrating their daughter Kay’s 21st birthday. But her sudden premonition of their lives in 1937 casts a shadow over their dreams and expectations.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An enjoyable couple of hours

    • By Tad on 31-03-17

    Regular price: £12.00

    • The Island

    • A Thriller
    • By: Ragnar Jonasson
    • Narrated by: Amanda Redman
    • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Autumn of 1987 takes a young couple on a romantic trip in the Westfjords holiday - a trip that gets an unexpected ending and has catastrophic consequences. Ten years later a small group of friends go for a weekend in an old hunting lodge in Elliðaey. A place completely cut off from the outside world, to reconnect. But one of them isn't going to make it out alive. And Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir is determined to find the truth in the darkness.  

    Regular price: £21.19

    • The Forsyte Chronicles: Part Two: A Modern Comedy (Dramatised)

    • By: John Galsworthy
    • Narrated by: Amanda Redman, Gary Bond, Belinda Lang
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    A Radio 4 dramatisation of John Galsworthy’s second absorbing trilogy about the lives and loves of the Forsytes, with a star cast including Amanda Redman, Gary Bond and Belinda Lang.A Modern Comedy is a gripping dramatisation of Galsworthy’s three classic books following the fortunes of the Forsytes throughout the Roaring Twenties.

    Regular price: £20.00

    • Great Expectations

    • By: Charles Dickens
    • Narrated by: Douglas Hodge, Geraldine McEwan, Amanda Redman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 37 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 20

    When orphan Pip meets the escaped convict Magwitch in an overgrown churchyard on the Kent marshes, little does he know that the incident will change his life forever. Some years later, now apprenticed to his blacksmith brother-in-law, Pip falls in love with the beautiful Estella. Her half-crazed and bitter guardian Miss Havisham, however, exerts a malign influence over the girl and forces a wedge between the two.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent book

    • By Alev Haddadieh on 09-12-16

    Regular price: £18.00

    • The Darkness: A Thriller

    • Hidden Iceland Series, Book 1
    • By: Ragnar Jonasson, Victoria Cribb - translator
    • Narrated by: Amanda Redman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    The body of a young Russian woman washes up on an Icelandic shore. After a cursory investigation, the death is declared a suicide and the case is quietly closed. Over a year later Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir of the Reykjavík police is forced into early retirement at 64. She dreads the loneliness, and the memories of her dark past that threaten to come back to haunt her. But before she leaves she is given two weeks to solve a single cold case of her choice. She knows which one: the Russian woman whose hope for asylum ended on the dark shore of an unfamiliar country. 

    Regular price: £21.19