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    • Climb

    • Stories of Survival from Rock, Snow and Ice (Unabridged Selections)
    • By: Edited by Clint Willis
    • Narrated by: Terence Aselford, Graeme Malcolm, Nick Sampson, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Year after year, climbers return to the world's most difficult mountains. At these places, even the most cautious climber is vulnerable to mistakes, bad weather and bad luck, which often leads to death. This collection offers harrowing accounts of extreme mountaineering and its potentially fatal consequences.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Survive

    • Stories of Castaways and Cannibals (Unabridged Selections)
    • By: Edited by Nate Hardcastle, Clint Willis
    • Narrated by: Colleen Delany, Nick Sampson, Erik Synnestvedt, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      1 out of 5 stars 1

    These stories exude suffering at its worst - from the desperate cannibalism of the Donner Party to the brutal starvation and bitter cold endured by Ernest Shackleton's team. Tales of such suffering may be distressing to their listeners, but at the same time, they engage us, offering glimpses of our most fundamental needs.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Deep Blue

    • Stories of Shipwreck, Sunken Treasure and Survival (Unabridged Selections)
    • By: Patrick O'Brian, Farley Mowat, more
    • Narrated by: Terence Aselford, Richard Rohan, Nick Sampson, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    For those who dare, things often go wrong on the sea. Deep Blue offers some of literature's greatest stories about the ocean and the people who risk its wrath. Castaways, pirates, and victims of shipwreck all fight to survive in far-flung places and under harrowing circumstances. Together, these works offer a convincing reminder of the sea's dangers and mysteries.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Willows

    • By: Algernon Blackwood
    • Narrated by: Nick Sampson
    • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 9

    Perhaps Blackwood's most celebrated story, The Willows was influenced heavily by his own trips down the Danube River. It tells the story of two campers who pick the wrong place to sleep for the night, a place where another dimension impinges on our own. H.P. Lovecraft considered this the finest supernatural tale in English literature.

    Regular price: £6.59

    • Rescue

    • Stories of Survival from Land and Sea (Unabridged Selections)
    • By: Edited by Dorcas S. Miller, Clint Willis
    • Narrated by: Terence Aselford, Colleen Delany, David Elias, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Rescue offers riveting stories about what happens when things go terribly wrong in some of the world's most perilous places: Himalayan peaks, African plains, vast oceans, remote Arctic wilderness. The result is a collection of first-rate prose read by masterful narrators that makes for compulsive listening.

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Classic Horror Stories to Chill Your Bones

    • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Edgar Allan Poe, W. W. Jacobs, and others
    • Narrated by: Nick Sampson, Colleen Delany, Patrick Girard Lawlor, and others
    • Length: 4 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    An eclectic collection of many of the spookiest classic tales of horror, including Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "The New Catacomb"; Edgar Allan Poe's "Masque of the Red Death", "Hop-Frog", and "The Cask of Amontillado"; W. W. Jacobs's "The Monkey's Paw"; Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "The Yellow Wallpaper"; and Algernon Backwood's "The Willows".

    Regular price: £16.99