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    • The Name of the Wind

    • The Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 1
    • By: Patrick Rothfuss
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 28 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8,283
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7,184
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7,175

    I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the university at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep. My name is Kvothe. You may have heard of me.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent!

    • By Robyn on 31-01-13

    Regular price: £19.99

    • The Wise Man's Fear

    • The Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 2
    • By: Patrick Rothfuss
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 42 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6,821
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6,015
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6,008

    Sequel to the extraordinary The Name of the Wind, The Wise Man’s Fear is the second instalment of this superb fantasy trilogy from Patrick Rothfuss. This is the most exciting fantasy series since George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire and a must for all fans of HBO's Game of Thrones.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The problem with a trilogy....

    • By Robyn on 09-01-14

    Regular price: £24.99

    • The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle

    • By: Haruki Murakami
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 26 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 900
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 629
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 625

    Toru Okada is going through a difficult time. He is without a job, his cat has disappeared, and his wife is behaving strangely. Into this unbalanced world comes a variety of curious characters, a young girl sunbathing in a nearby garden; sisters who are very peculiar indeed; an old war veteran with a violent, disturbing story. Okada retreats to a deep well in a nearby house. And the story unfolds.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A very different listen

    • By Martin on 04-05-09

    Regular price: £76.19

    • Skulduggery Pleasant

    • Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 1
    • By: Derek Landy
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 715
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 549
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 553

    Stephanie's uncle Gordon is a writer of horror fiction. But when he dies and leaves her his estate, Stephanie learns that, while he may have written horror, it certainly wasn't fiction. Pursued by evil forces intent on recovering a mysterious key, Stephanie finds help from an unusual source, the wisecracking skeleton of a dead wizard.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • From an impluse buy to a firm favourite

    • By Jonathan on 23-11-10

    Regular price: £8.49

    • Metro 2033

    • By: Dmitry Glukhovsky
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 20 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 870
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 791
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 793

    The year is 2033. The world has been reduced to rubble. Humanity is nearly extinct and the half-destroyed cities have become uninhabitable through radiation. Beyond their boundaries, they say, lie endless burned-out deserts and the remains of splintered forests. Survivors still remember the past greatness of humankind, but the last remains of civilisation have already become a distant memory. Man has handed over stewardship of the earth to new life-forms.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Thrilling and Engaging

    • By Katherine on 11-04-13

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Never Say Die

    • Alex Rider, Book 11
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 160
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 144
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 142

    The number one New York Times best-selling series is back with a vengeance! The world's greatest teen spy is back in action in a thrilling new mission: destroy once and for all the terrorist organisation SCORPIA. Following the events of Scorpia Rising, Alex relocates to San Francisco as he slowly recovers from the tragic death of his best friend and caregiver, Jack Starbright, at the hands of terrorists working for SCORPIA.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • back on track.

    • By Mike on 13-06-17

    Regular price: £27.99

    • Playing with Fire

    • Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 2
    • By: Derek Landy
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 6 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 426
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 329
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 331

    With Serpine dead, the world is safe once more. At least, that's what Valkyrie and Skulduggery think, until the notorious Baron Vengeous makes a bloody escape from prison, and dead bodies and vampires start showing up all over Ireland.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good journey fodder

    • By Jas on 07-04-13

    Regular price: £8.49

    • Jupiter's Travels

    • By: Ted Simon
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas, Ted Simon
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 285
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 282

    On October 6, 1973, Ted Simon knew there was no going back. He loaded up his 500cc Triumph Tiger in the pouring rain and said good-bye to London. Over four years he rode 64,000 miles round the world. Breakdowns, revolutions, war, a spell in prison, and a Californian commune were all part of his experience, which was colored variously by utter despair and unimaginable joy. He was treated as a spy, a god, a welcome stranger and a curiosity

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent listen

    • By michael newton on 29-11-15

    Regular price: £32.89

    • The Hunt

    • By: Bear Grylls
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 89

    The hunt is on for Jaeger. Ruth - his wife - has been kidnapped, and after a secret Nazi cache of uranium goes missing, it seems the enemy is on the move once more. That much uranium in enemy hands could devastate the world. It's up to Jaeger and his team to stop them before their worst fears are realised. But they are always one step ahead, pushing Jaeger to the limit of his endurance. The danger is real, and the people who hold Ruth have a score to settle. It's a race against time. And the clock is ticking....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointment.

    • By Scott hazel on 21-06-18

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Dark Days: Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 4

    • By: Derek Landy
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 8 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 314
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 227
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 226

    What can we say, without giving too much away? Not much, is the answer. But what we CAN say is that this book is hilarious, it’s tense, and it’s packed with all the eye-popping action, crackling one liners and imaginative set pieces you’ve come to expect. There’s a new threat to our plucky heroine, of course. But that’s not all. There’s also the little fact of the Big Bad, the uber-baddy who’s going to come along and really, really destroy the world. (Really.)

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very enjoyable

    • By Sandra on 14-12-14

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Metro 2034

    • By: Dmitry Glukhovsky
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 275
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 259
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 257

    The Metro books have put Dmitry Glukhovsky in the vanguard of Russian speculative fiction alongside the creator of Night Watch, Sergei Lukyanenko. A year after the events of Metro 2033, the last few survivors of the apocalypse, surrounded by mutants and monsters, face a terrifying new danger as they hang on for survival in the tunnels of the Moscow Metro. Featuring blistering action, vivid and tough characters, claustrophobic tension and dark satire, the Metro books have become bestsellers across Europe.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not as good as the first

    • By wookiewacker on 04-10-17

    Regular price: £23.49

    • The Faceless Ones

    • Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 3
    • By: Derek Landy
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 371
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 279
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 280

    The third book in Landy's fantastically imaginative and illustrious series about our favourite dead detective, Skulduggery Pleasant and his wonderfully cheeky and inquisitive side kick Valkyrie take us through another journey which promises to be filled with adventure, dark mysterious meetings, and classically funny moments. With all the characters read once again by Rupert Degas 'The Faceless Ones' will enchant, enthral and keep you gripped as they take you through another adventure in this brilliant series.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing!!!😖

    • By My Review On Running Wild on 04-08-15

    Regular price: £11.99

    • Metro 2035

    • By: Dmitry Glukhovsky
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 19 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 204
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 192
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192

    World War Three wiped out the humankind. The planet is empty now. Huge cities became dust and ashes. Railroads are being eaten by rust. Abandoned satellites hang lonely in their orbits. Radio is mute on all frequencies. The only survivors of the last war were those who made it into the gates of the Metro, the subway system of Moscow city. It's there, hundreds of feet below the ground, in the vaults of what was constructed as the world's largest air-raid shelter, where now people try to outlive the end of days.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • disappointed

    • By Miss J M Beckett on 14-05-18

    Regular price: £28.09

    • Russian Roulette

    • The Story of an Assassin (Alex Rider)
    • By: Anthony Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 9 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 154
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136

    Alex Rider's life changed forever with the silent pull of a trigger. When Ian Rider died at the hands of the assassin Yassen Gregorovich, Alex, ready or not, was thrust into the world of international espionage he world's only teenage spy. Alex vowed revenge against Yassen and the two have battled ever since. Yet, years ago, it was none other than Alex's own father who trained and mentored Yassen, turning him into the killer he would eventually become. What makes us choose evil? Why did one boy choose to kill while another chose to risk his life to save others?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous !

    • By Lucille on 08-07-14

    Regular price: £22.99

    • Dreaming of Jupiter

    • By: Ted Simon
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 16 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    When Ted Simon rode 64,000 miles round the world on his 500c Triumph Tiger, he inspired thousands of motorcyclists to begin their own adventures, including Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, who chronicled their travels in Long Way Round. Nearly 30 years later, Ted Simon took to the road again to retrace the epic journey he made in his 40s. He meets up with old friends and acquaintances, revisits old landmarks and locations, and rediscovers himself, as well as the world, along the way.

    Regular price: £32.09

    • Long Way Round

    • Chasing Shadows Across the World
    • By: Ewan McGregor, Charley Boorman
    • Narrated by: Mark Bonnar, Rupert Degas
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62

    From London to New York, Ewan and Charley chased their shadows through Europe, the Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Russia, across the Pacific to Alaska, then down through Canada and America. But as the miles slipped beneath the tyres of their big BMWs, their troubles started. Exhaustion, injury and accidents tested their strength. Treacherous roads, unpredictable weather and turbulent politics challenged their stamina. They were chased by paparazzi in Kazakhstan, courted by men with very large guns in the Ukraine, hassled by the police, and given bulls' testicles for supper by Mongolian nomads.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The long way round

    • By mark R steel on 17-07-18

    Regular price: £11.19

    • Thoreau: Walden / Civil Disobedience (Unabridged)

    • By: Henry David Thoreau
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    In 1845 Henry David Thoreau, one of the principal New England Transcendentalists, left the small town of Concord for the country. Beside the lake of Walden he built himself a log cabin and returned to nature, to observe and reflect – while surviving on eight dollars a year. From this experience emerged Walden, one of the great classics of American literature.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Skip Walden, go straight to Civil Disobedience

    • By Paul Parkins on 18-01-17

    Regular price: £41.39

    • Zero Hour

    • By: Andy McNab
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 35
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    When the beautiful twenty-year-old daughter of a Moldovan business man goes missing from her university, BritishIntelligence will do anything in its power to track her down. Onlyone man is skilled and ruthless enough for the job – but for thefirst time in his life Nick Stone doesn’t want to play ball.... FACT: On 5 September 2007, Israeli jets bombed a suspected nuclearinstallation in north-eastern Syria. Syrian radar – supposedlystate-of-the-art – had failed to warn of the incoming assault.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great listening

    • By Amazon Customer on 24-03-18

    Regular price: £11.99

    • The Trial [Naxos AudioBooks]

    • By: Franz Kafka, David Whiting (translator)
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 126
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 79

    The Trial is one of the great works of the 20th century - an extraordinary vision of one man put on trial by an anonymous authority on an unspecified charge. Kafka evokes all the terrifying reality of his ordeal.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a dull life brought to insanity

    • By GenKaan on 27-03-15

    Regular price: £31.59

    • Mythago Wood

    • By: Robert Holdstock
    • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
    • Length: 10 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 141
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 130

    Winner of the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. Mythago Wood is regarded as one of the finest fantasy novels of the 20th century. Deep within the wildwood lies a place of myth and mystery, from which few return, and of those few, none remain unchanged. Ryhope Wood may look like a three-mile-square fenced-in wood in rural Herefordshire on the outside, but inside, it is a primeval, intricate labyrinth of trees, impossibly huge, unforgettable... and stronger than time itself.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • ok

    • By Robyn on 23-02-17

    Regular price: £18.99

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