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    • DH Lawrence: A BBC Radio Collection

    • By: D.H. Lawrence
    • Narrated by: Andy Hockley, Benedict Sandiford, Cathy Sara, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 34 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Crowned ‘the greatest imaginative novelist of our generation’ by EM Forster, DH Lawrence has an undisputed place in England's canon of great authors. In this wide-ranging collection, dramatisations and readings of some of his major works are brought together, exploring themes such as romantic love and sexual desire, individual freedom, class division, war, the beauty of nature and the ugliness of industrialisation.

    Regular price: £23.99

    • A Castle in Spain

    • A Mountain Ruin and an Impossible Dream
    • By: Matthew Parris
    • Narrated by: Matthew Parris
    • Length: 3 hrs and 29 mins
    • Abridged
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    Walking in the Pyrenees, twenty years ago, Matthew Parris and his sister came upon a magnificent medieval house. It had crests and a date, 1559, chiselled into the stone: its walls and foundations were intact but the ancient oak ridge timber supporting the roof had split and was ready to collapse into the rotten floors beneath. Renovation would be an epic undertaking, a massive investment of time, money and emotion. And, the locals warned, nobody ever left L'Avenc with any money.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • more of an ad for his holiday rentals

    • By John on 10-06-06

    Regular price: £11.99