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    • A Brief History of Seven Killings

    • By: Marlon James
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean, Cherise Boothe, Dwight Bacquie, and others
    • Length: 26 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 644
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 610
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 610

    On 3 December 1976, just weeks before Bob Marley was to play the Smile Jamaica Concert to ease political tensions, seven gunmen from West Kingston stormed his house. Marley survived and went on to perform at the free concert. Not a lot was recorded about the fate of the seven gunmen, but much has been said, whispered and sung about in the streets of West Kingston.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hope it wins Booker.

    • By Musicista on 30-09-15

    Regular price: £31.29

    • The Essential Rumi, New Expanded Edition

    • By: Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, Coleman Barks - translator, John Moyne - translator, and others
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 9 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    This revised and expanded edition of The Essential Rumi includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks and more than 80 never-before-published poems. Through his lyrical translations, Coleman Barks has been instrumental in bringing this exquisite literature to a remarkably wide range of listeners, making the ecstatic, spiritual poetry of 13th-century Sufi mystic Rumi more popular than ever. 

    Regular price: £22.49

    • The Poisonwood Bible

    • By: Barbara Kingsolver
    • Narrated by: Dean Robertson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 560
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 420
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 422

    The Poisonwood Bible is a story told by the wife and four daughters of Nathan Price, a fierce evangelical Baptist who takes his family and mission to the Belgian Congo in 1959. They carry with them all they believe they will need from home, but soon find that all of it - from garden seeds to Scripture - is calamitously transformed on African soil.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • excellent read

    • By metalwork on 22-09-10

    Regular price: £29.59

    • 9 from the Nine Worlds

    • Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard
    • By: Rick Riordan
    • Narrated by: Stephen Graybill, Devon Sorvari, Nick Chamian, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Travel the Nine Worlds with your favourite characters from the world of Magnus Chase in a brand-new series of adventures. Find out why Amir Fadlan hates clothes shopping in Midgard, see how Mallory Keen learns in icy Niflheim that insulting a dragon can be a good idea, and join Alex Fierro as they play with fire (and a disco sword) in the home of the fire giants, Muspellheim. But watch out for Thor, who is jogging through all Nine Worlds so he can log his million steps - and is raising quite a stink....

    Regular price: £13.99

    • I Am Legend

    • By: Richard Matheson
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 5 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,242
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 997
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,004

    In I Am Legend, a plague has decimated the world, and those unfortunate enough to survive are transformed into blood-thirsty creatures of the night. Robert Neville is the last living man on earth. Everyone else has become a vampire, and they are all hungry for Neville's blood. By day, he stalks the sleeping undead, by night, he barricades himself in his home and prays for the dawn.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic brilliance.

    • By mollymoon1 on 08-03-11

    Regular price: £13.19

    • Discrimination and Disparities

    • By: Thomas Sowell
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55

    Discrimination and Disparities challenges believers in such one-factor explanations of economic outcome differences as discrimination, exploitation, or genetics. It is listenable enough for people with no prior knowledge of economics. Yet the empirical evidence with which it backs up its analysis spans the globe and challenges beliefs across the ideological spectrum.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Too late I found Thomas Sowell

    • By Jas Singh on 16-06-18

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Quest for Cosmic Justice

    • By: Thomas Sowell
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    This book is about the great moral issues underlying many of the headline-making political controversies of our times. It is not a comforting book but a book about disturbing and dangerous trends. The Quest for Cosmic Justice shows how confused conceptions of justice end up promoting injustice, how confused conceptions of equality end up promoting inequality, and how the tyranny of social visions prevents many people from confronting the actual consequences of their own beliefs and policies.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By Mark on 07-06-18

    Regular price: £20.29

    • Neptune's Inferno

    • The U.S. Navy at Guadalcanal
    • By: James D. Hornfischer
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 18 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 23

    With The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors and Ship of Ghosts, James D. Hornfischer created essential and enduring narratives about America’s World War II Navy, works of unique immediacy distinguished by rich portraits of ordinary men in extremis and exclusive new information. Now he does the same for the deadliest, most pivotal naval campaign of the Pacific war: Guadalcanal.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How the US Navy fought for Guadalcanal

    • By Andy on 06-06-14

    Regular price: £29.59

    • The House of Morgan

    • An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance
    • By: Ron Chernow
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 34 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    A gripping history of banking and the booms and busts that shaped the world on both sides of the Atlantic, The House of Morgan traces the trajectory of the J. P.Morgan empire from its obscure beginnings in Victorian London to the crash of 1987. Ron Chernow paints a fascinating portrait of the private saga of the Morgans and the rarefied world of the American and British elite in which they moved. Based on extensive interviews and access to the family and business archives, The House of Morgan is an investigative masterpiece.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • monotonous read

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-09-17

    Regular price: £36.69

    • A Higher Call

    • The Incredible True Story of Heroism and Chivalry During World War Two
    • By: Adam Makos, Larry Alexander
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 136

    Four days before Christmas 1943, a badly damaged American bomber struggled to fly over wartime Germany. At its controls was a 21-year-old pilot. Suddenly, a German Messerschmitt fighter pulled up on his tail. Worse, the German pilot was an ace, a man able to destroy the American bomber in the squeeze of a trigger. What happened next would later be called 'the most incredible encounter between enemies in World War II.'

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • George's review

    • By George on 04-11-16

    Regular price: £19.69

    • Spook Country

    • By: William Gibson
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 60

    What happens when old spies come out to play one last game? In New York, a young Cuban called Tito is passing iPods to a mysterious old man. Across the city, an ex-military man named Brown is tracking Tito's movements. Meanwhile in LA, journalist Hollis Henry is on the trail of Bobby Chombo, who appears to know too much about military systems for his own good. With Bobby missing and the trail cold, Hollis digs deeper and is drawn into the final moves of a chilling game played out by men with old scores to settle....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great audiobook

    • By an italian in london on 19-12-13

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Future Crimes

    • A Journey to the Dark Side of Technology - and How to Survive It
    • By: Marc Goodman
    • Narrated by: Marc Goodman, Robertson Dean
    • Length: 20 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 198
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 178
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175

    The New York Times best seller. Technological advances have benefited our world in immeasurable ways, but there is an ominous flipside. Criminals are often the earliest and most innovative adopters of technology, and modern times have led to modern crimes. Today's criminals are stealing identities, draining online bank accounts, and wiping out computer servers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thought provoking

    • By John Thurman on 24-08-15

    Regular price: £29.99

    • As I Lay Dying

    • By: William Faulkner
    • Narrated by: Marc Cashman, Robertson Dean, Lina Patel, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    At the heart of this 1930 novel is the Bundren family's bizarre journey to Jefferson to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Faulkner lets each family member, including Addie, and others along the way tell their private responses to Addie's life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A stream of voices in the dry wilderness?.

    • By Welsh Mafia on 13-09-08

    Regular price: £23.49

    • A Bright Shining Lie

    • John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
    • By: Neil Sheehan
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 35 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56

    Sheehan's tragic biography of John Paul Vann is also a sweeping history of America's seduction, entrapment and disillusionment in Vietnam.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very interesting.

    • By Roger on 07-05-13

    Regular price: £47.69

    • Knowledge and Decisions

    • By: Thomas Sowell
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 20 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    This reissue of Thomas Sowell’s classic study of decision making, which includes a preface by the author, updates his seminal work in the context of The Vision of the Anointed. Sowell, one of America’s most celebrated public intellectuals, describes in concrete detail how knowledge is shared and disseminated throughout modern society. He warns that society suffers from an ever-widening gap between firsthand knowledge and decision making—a gap that threatens not only our economic and political efficiency but our very freedom.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exceptional

    • By ejaik on 17-03-19

    Regular price: £29.59

    • 1493

    • Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
    • By: Charles C. Mann
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 17 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed totally different suites of plants and animals. Columbus’s voyages brought them back together - and marked the beginning of an extraordinary exchange of flora and fauna between Eurasia and the Americas. As Charles Mann shows, this global ecological tumult - the “Columbian Exchange” - underlies much of subsequent human history. Presenting the latest generation of research by scientists, Mann shows the creation a worldwide trade network....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A startling new view of world history

    • By Andrew on 23-02-15
    • Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
    • By: Charles C. Mann
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 17 hrs and 46 mins
    • Release date: 09-08-11
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 18 ratings

    Regular price: £32.09

    • What the Qur'an Meant

    • And Why It Matters
    • By: Garry Wills
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 6 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    Garry Wills has spent a lifetime thinking and writing about Christianity. In What the Qur'an Meant, Wills invites listeners to join him as he embarks on a timely and necessary reconsideration of the Qur'an, leading us through perplexing passages with insight and erudition. What does the Qur'an actually say about veiling women? Does it justify religious war? There was a time when ordinary Americans did not have to know much about Islam. That is no longer the case.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Doesn't come close

    • By duncan on 06-06-18

    Regular price: £19.79

    • The Faithful Spy

    • John Wells, Book 1
    • By: Alex Berenson
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 12 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46

    John Wells is the only American CIA agent ever to penetrate al Qaeda. Since before the attacks in 2001, Wells has been hiding in the mountains of Pakistan, biding his time, building his cover.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GRIPPING.........

    • By Shaun on 10-01-07

    Regular price: £29.59

    • I Am Legend and Other Stories

    • By: Richard Matheson
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean, Yuri Rasovsky
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    In Matheson's vampire classic I Am Legend, a plague has decimated the world and transformed the unfortunate survivors into bloodthirsty creatures of the night. Robert Neville is the last living man on Earth. Every other man, woman, and child has become a vampire hungry for Neville's blood. By day he is the hunter, stalking the sleeping undead through the abandoned ruins of civilization. By night he barricades himself in his home and prays for the dawn. How long can one man survive in a world of vampires?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A good story, audio book performance (or Audible app) had some strange pauses

    • By C on 30-07-18

    Regular price: £21.69

    • The Greatest Game Ever Played

    • Harry Vardon, Francis Ouimet, and the Birth of Modern Golf
    • By: Mark Frost
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 17 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 15

    Francis Ouimet and Harry Vardon came from different worlds and different generations, but their passion for golf set them on parallel paths that would collide in the greatest match their sport had ever known.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book on Golf

    • By Peter Campbell on 08-11-18

    Regular price: £29.59

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