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    • Six Suspects

    • By: Vikas Swarup
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 17 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Vicky Rai, the son of a high-profile minister, has been shot dead by one of the guests at his own party. They are a glitzy bunch, but among them the police find six strange, displaced characters with a gun in their possession, each of them steaming with a secret motive. India's wiliest investigative journalist, Arun Advani, makes it his mission to nail the murderer. In doing so, the amazing, tender and touching lives of six eccentric characters unravel before our eyes.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing....

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-01-10

    Regular price: £20.99

    • River of Smoke

    • By: Amitav Ghosh
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 22 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    In September 1838 a storm blows up on the Indian Ocean and the Ibis, a ship carrying a consignment of convicts and indentured laborers from Calcutta to Mauritius, is caught up in the whirlwind. When the seas settle, five men have disappeared - two lascars, two convicts and one of the passengers. Did the same storm upend the fortunes of those aboard the Anahita, an opium carrier heading towards Canton?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • What were they thinking?

    • By 72trails of smoke on 17-10-16

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Last Gift

    • By: Abdulrazak Gurnah
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 9 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    One day long ago, Abbas slipped away without saying a word and never went back. And then another day, 43 years later, he collapsed by the front door of his house in a small English town. He has never told anyone about his past, and now Abbas is incapable of speech. His illness brings home his children Jamal and Hanna; and amidst the dark silence, the truth seeps out. Moving from Africa to Britain and across the seas between, Gurnah explores how our lives are shaped by the places and secrets of our past.

    Regular price: £15.64

    • From Fatwa to Jihad

    • The Rushdie Affair and Its Legacy
    • By: Kenan Malik
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 9 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 8

    Twenty years ago, the image of burning copies of Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses" held aloft by thousand-strong mobs of protestors became an internationally familiar symbol of anger and offence. Kenan Malik examines how the Rushdie affair transformed the debate worldwide on multiculturalism, tolerance and free speech, helped fuel the rise of radical Islam and pointed the way to the horrors of 9/11 and 7/7.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Be careful what you campaign for

    • By Stephanie Jane on 25-08-10

    Regular price: £14.99

    • Sea of Poppies

    • By: Amitav Ghosh
    • Narrated by: Lyndam Gregory
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    On an old slaving-ship named the Ibis, fate has thrown together a truly diverse cast of Indians and Westerners. The motley crew of sailors, coolies and convicts includes a bankrupt Raja, a Chinese Opium addict, a lissom French runaway and a mulatto freedman from Baltimore.

    Regular price: £11.19

    • Origins of Love

    • By: Kishwar Desai
    • Narrated by: Vayu Naidu, Penelope Rawlins, Lyndam Gregory, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 4

    In Delhi a small baby lies alone and abandoned. The product of IVF and surrogacy, she had been so coveted - until she was born with a fatal illness. Thousands of miles away in London, Kate and Ben are desperate for a baby. As Kate suffers another miscarriage, she knows something has to change. But will her desire for a baby stop at nothing...?

    Regular price: £20.89