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    • The Iliad

    • By: Homer, Robert Fagles - translator
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi, Maria Tucci
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1

    In this brilliant translation, Robert Fagles brings the vigor of contemporary language to Homer's 2,700-year-old tale. The result, the winner of the 1991 Academy of American Poets Landon Translation Award, is a wonderfully accessible Iliad that preserves every nuance of Homer's genius. The story begins when Paris, son of Priam, King of Troy, carries off the beautiful Helen, thereby precipitating the bitter Trojan War. The Achaean princes attack Troy in order to recover Helen. This great epic poem, attributed to Homer, deals also with the anger of the hero, Achilles....

    Regular price: £21.29

    • Welcome to the Monkey House

    • By: Kurt Vonnegut
    • Narrated by: David Strathairn, Maria Tucci, Bill Irwin, and others
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 40
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      4 out of 5 stars 23
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Welcome to the Monkey House is a collection of Kurt Vonnegut's shorter works. Originally printed in publications as diverse as The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and The Atlantic Monthly, what these superb stories share is Vonnegut's audacious sense of humor and extraordinary range of creative vision.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Varied and engaging - so much more then sci fi

    • By Amazon Customer on 22-06-07

    Regular price: £28.89

    • Wonderful Town

    • New York Stories from The New Yorker
    • By: Woody Allen, John Cheever, E. B. White, and others
    • Narrated by: Tyne Daly, Timothy Jerome, Joe Morton, and others
    • Length: 9 hrs and 23 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 14
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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      3 out of 5 stars 7

    New York City is not only The New Yorker magazine's place of origin and its sensibility's life blood, it is the heart of American literary culture. Wonderful Town, an anthology of superb short fiction by many of the magazine's most accomplished contributors, celebrates the 75-year marriage between a preeminent publication and its preeminent context with this collection of 20 of its best stories from (so to speak) home.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing selection

    • By RONAN O'CALLAGHAN on 01-11-15

    Regular price: £20.29

    • Venicewalks

    • By: Chas Carner, Alessandro Giannatasio
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Venice, with its mesmerizing system of narrow streets, bridges and canals, offers one of the most perfect walking environments in the world. Nearly 100,000 foreigners flock to the city each day, yet most never get beyond the bustling Piazza San Marco. Now, with Venicewalks Audio Guide, you can put on your earphones, keep your eyes on some of the most extraordinary art and architecture in existence, and hear the history.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great intro to Venice

    • By Kindle Customer on 06-03-18

    Regular price: £12.19

    • Walk and Talk Florence

    • By: Anne Holler
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Get ready for a one-of-a-kind audio experience: discover Florence through intimate, guided audio walking tours of the city's most historic and enchanting quarters. There are four guided tours for you to listen to as you walk through Florence, plus essential Italian words and phrases that every traveler wants to know.

    Regular price: £13.59

    • Selected Shorts

    • Edith Wharton (Unabridged)
    • By: Edith Wharton
    • Narrated by: Kathleen Chalfant, Maria Tucci, Brenda Wehle, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Selected Shorts: A Celebration of the Short Story has toured to the Mount, the stately and elegant home of the great American writer Edith Wharton, for the last several summers, presenting Broadway and Hollywood actors reading stories by Wharton and other writers. Selected Shorts now presents a collection of four of Edith Wharton's short stories, recorded live at the Mount, and featuring acclaimed actresses Kathleen Chalfant, Christina Pickles, Maria Tucci, and Brenda Wehle.

    Regular price: £13.59

    • Selected Shorts: A Touch of Magic

    • By: Andrew Lam, Ray Bradbury, Haruki Murakami, and others
    • Narrated by: James Naughton, Stephen Colbert, John Lithgow, and others
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    By turns funny, moving, romantic and surreal, and filled with unexpected twists and turns, each of the tales on this lineup has a magical element.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A brilliant final story

    • By Diana on 01-04-16

    Regular price: £18.39

    • Walk and Talk Venice

    • By: Allessandro Giannatasio, Chas Carner
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci
    • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Get ready for a one-of-a-kind audio experience: discover Venice through intimate, guided audio walking tours of the city's most historic and enchanting quarters. There are four guided tours for you to listen to as you walk through Venice, plus essential Italian words and phrases that every traveler wants to know.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best thing we took on holiday

    • By Katy on 03-11-14

    Regular price: £12.89

    • Thalia Book Club

    • Lisey's Story by Stephen King
    • By: Stephen King
    • Narrated by: John Connolly, Maria Tucci
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Lisey's Story, Stephen King's most personal and powerful novel, explores wellsprings of creativity, the temptations of madness, and the secret language of love. In this special event, recorded live at Symphony Space in New York City, King is interviewed by Irish novelist John Connolly. Maria Tucci reads a selection from Lisey's Story.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Walk and Talk Rome

    • By: Anya Shetterly
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci
    • Length: 4 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
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    Get ready for a one-of-a-kind audio experience: discover Rome through intimate, guided audio walking tours of the city's most historic and enchanting quarters. There are four guided tours for you to listen to as you walk through Rome, plus essential Italian words and phrases that every traveler wants to know.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • much more fun than a guidebook

    • By Kindle Customer on 10-03-09

    Regular price: £13.59

    • The Wrong Hostage

    • By: Elizabeth Lowell
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci
    • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Orphaned at 13, Grace Silva clawed her way out of poverty and violence to become one of the most respected judges on the federal bench. Grace believes in the rule of law, lives it, breathes it. She has always been buttoned up and buttoned down. Except once.

    Regular price: £30.99

    • Selected Shorts

    • Timeless Classics
    • By: James Thurber, Edith Wharton, Jack London, and others
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci, Charles Keating, James Naughton
    • Length: 3 hrs and 13 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Selected Shorts is an award-winning series of classic and contemporary short fiction read by acclaimed actors. The readings are recorded live at Peter Norton Symphony Space in New York City. The Selected Shorts radio series is a co-production of Symphony Space and WNYC, New York Public Radio, and is heard on public radio stations nationwide.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • Florencewalks

    • By: Anne Holler
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci
    • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    Florencewalks Audio Guide proves to listeners that much of Florence's art is found not only in her world famous museums but on her streets as well. Florencewalks takes visitors on four intimate walking tours, revealing the treasures that can only be fully appreciated by those on foot. The neighborhoods include Dante's Florence; The Streets of the Renaissance Princes; Markets, Bazaars, and Antiques; and the Artisans' Quarter.

    Regular price: £12.19

    • Running Scared

    • By: Elizabeth Lowell
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    In the scorching heat of the Southwestern desert, a frightened old man knows his time is quickly running out, as the bad karma of his own good fortune is finally closing in on him after 50 years.

    Regular price: £9.99

    • The Color of Death

    • By: Elizabeth Lowell
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci
    • Length: 5 hrs and 33 mins
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    The phenomenal New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth Lowell brilliantly displays her incomparable talents in a story of treachery, greed, conspiracy, and murder that will hold the reader spellbound until the final word.

    Regular price: £20.39

    • Romewalks

    • By: Anya Shetterly
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci
    • Length: 3 hrs and 20 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Rome's two and a half millennia of history are reflected not only in her fascinating architecture but also in her intricate, winding streets. Now you can put on your earphones and let Romewalks Audio Guide unveil the immense cultural treasures that lie within the walls of this Mediterranean city. Romewalks will charm you with anecdotes from Roman history and gossip about the people, art, religion, archeology, architecture, and cuisine of Rome.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A really enjoyable two hours?.

    • By Welsh Mafia on 13-09-08

    Regular price: £12.19

    • Always Time to Die

    • By: Elizabeth Lowell
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    The powerful Quintrell family of New Mexico has spent decades in the public eye. Now the recent death of the clan's patriarch has placed his son, Governor Josh Quintrell, squarely in the spotlight as he prepares his run for the highest political office in the land. It is not a good time to be rattling skeletons in the family's closets.

    Regular price: £16.09

    • Die in Plain Sight

    • By: Elizabeth Lowell
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci
    • Length: 5 hrs and 34 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    When Lacey Quinn inherits the striking landscapes done by her late, much-loved grandfather, she believes they are as good as anything hanging in museums. But the paintings now in her possession are more than the works of a talented master. They are anguished voices from the grave...crying murder!

    Regular price: £17.69

    • Moving Target

    • By: Elizabeth Lowell
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci
    • Length: 5 hrs and 36 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    When you read this, I'll be dead... These are the troubling words Serena Charter's grandmother has written on a note accompanying four pages of a centuries-old illuminated manuscript delivered after the old woman's passing.

    Regular price: £9.69

    • Violin

    • By: Anne Rice
    • Narrated by: Maria Tucci
    • Length: 4 hrs
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    In the grand manner of Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice's Violin moves across time and the continents, from 19th-century Vienna to a St. Charles Greek Revival mansion in present-day New Orleans to the dazzling capitals of the modern world, telling a story of two charismatic figures bound to each other by a passionate commitment to music as a means of rapture, seduction, and liberation.

    Regular price: £9.24