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DARREN HENLEY
Famous Composers
Aled Jones (narrator)
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 2 CD - released 3/Oct/2005 ]
Following on the success of The Story of Classical Music, Darren Henley and Aled Jones combine forces again to tell, in more detail, the lives of six key composers Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Beethoven, Dvoƙák and Shostakovich. Their colourful lives and...
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HEATHCOTE WILLIAMS
Sacred Elephant (Unabridged)
Heathcote Williams
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 2 CD - released 29/Jan/2007 ]
Sacred Elephant is a moving portrayal of the world's largest land-living mammal. The poem explores the life of elephants in their natural habitat and in captivity, and details their relentless destruction at the hands of man. Evocatively read by...
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LEW WALLCE
Ben Hur
Read by Jeff Harding
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 2 CD - released 1/Jan/1994 ]
Ben Hur could be said to be the first blockbuster. When it was published in 1880, it sold over two million copies and was translated into numerous languages. It combines all the best elements of popular classic, epic and action story against a...
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W. H. PRESCOTT
History of the Conquest of Mexico (abridged) (Read by David Timson)
Read by Kerry Shale
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 4 CD Box Set - released 20/Mar/2007 ]
Chronicles the 1519 arrival of Hernando CortTs in Mexico, his discovery of an advanced civilization replete with gold and headed by the emperor Montezuma, and his victory over Montezuma and the Aztec empire, effectively annexing the territory for Spain.
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LEWIS CARROLL
Selected Poetry by Lewis Carroll
Read by Roger May
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 30/Aug/2016 ]
This production shows Lewis Carroll's wild imagination, affinity for satire, and skill as a writer as it explores some of his most famous poems, including "The Hunting of the Snark," and "Jabberwocky," as well as less-known works like "My Fairy," and...
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RUDYARD KIPLING
The Jungle Books
Read by Madhav Sharma
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 3 CD - released 10/Mar/2000 ]
Kipling's tales of Mowgli and his exciting life in the Indian jungle have been loved by children and adults alike ever since their publication in 1895. Mowgli the 'man-cub' must learn to fend for himself against terrible foes like Shere Khan the...
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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Stories from Shakespeare (Unabridged)
Juliet Stevenson (narrator)
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 3 CD - released 29/Aug/2005 ]
Here are the stories of thirteen key Shakespeare plays: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, King Lear, Richard III, Othello, Macbeth, The Tempest, Henry V, Julius Caesar, The Merchant of Venice, The Taming of the Shrew, and A Midsummer...
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DARREN HENLEY
The Story Of Classical Music (Unabridged)
Aled Jones (narrator)
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 4 CD Box Set - released 26/Jul/2010 ]
The lives and music of the great composers of classical music unfold in this entertaining account, introduced by singer and presenter Aled Jones.
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PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY
The Great Poets: Percy Bysshe Shelley
Bertie Carvel (narrator)
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 20/Apr/2008 ]
Idealist, atheist, outcast, political radical and, of course, poet-Percy Bysshe Shelley was, in many ways, the epitome of the Romantic artist. His poetry was an outlet for his passionately-held and highly unpopular beliefs; beliefs which resulted...
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THOMAS HARDY
Winter Words
Bruce Alexander & Janet Maw
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 2 CD - released 1/Apr/2001 ]
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VARIOUS POETS
Classic Poems For Boys
Anton Lesser, Roy McMillan, Benjamin Soames
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 2/Jul/2012 ]
Classic Poems for Boys comprises a delightfully varied set of poems for 5-10-year olds. From rousing favourites like Felicia Dorothea Hemans's Casabianca and John Keats's A Song About Myself, to dreamy, thoughtful poems by Rudyard Kipling and Henry...
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VARIOUS POETS
Classic Poems For Girls
Roy McMillan, Laura Paton, Anne-Marie Piazza
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 2/Jul/2012 ]
Classic Poems for Girls is a collection of over 25 funny, whimsical and moving poems for 5-10-year olds, designed to fuel the imagination. From the adventures of the Jumblies, who sail away in a sieve, to the sticky end of a girl named Matilda, to...
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HORACE WALPOLE
The Castle of Otranto (Abridged)
Neville Jason (narrator)
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 2 CD - released 29/May/2006 ]
The Castle of Otranto is regarded as the first Gothic novel. The son of Manfred, Prince of Otranto, is mysteriously killed on his wedding day by a huge helmet. The event leads to a fast-paced story of jealous passion, intrigue, murder and...
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Bates: A Little What You Fancy (unabridged) cover
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HERBERT ERNEST BATES
Bates: A Little What You Fancy (unabridged)
Philip Franks (narrator)
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 6 CD Box Set - released 10/Dec/2016 ]
In the third sequel to The Darling Buds of May, Charley and Mariette decide to get baby Blenheim christened, leading to a wholesale christening of all seven of the Larkin children. Chaos abounds as the vicar Mr Candy is run ragged by the naughty...
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MATTHEW ARNOLD
The Great Poets: Matthew Arnold
Read by Jonathan Keeble
[ Naxos Audiobooks / CD - released 18/Aug/2017 ]
Considered the bridge between romanticism and modernism, Matthew Arnold wrote verse that is simple, unadorned and straightforward. From the hypnotic and beautiful lines of Dover Beach to the pastoral narrative of The Scholar Gipsy, Arnold cast a gaze...
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LOUISA MAY ALCOTT
Good Wives (Abridged)
Read by Liza Ross
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 3 CD - released 10/Aug/2017 ]
The March sisters are among the most beloved characters in children's literature, and Good Wives - the second volume of Little Women - picks up where its predecessor left off. As Meg marries John, Jo is faced with a romantic dilemma of her own, Amy...
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RICHARD FAWKES
Fawkes: The History Of Classical Music (Unabridged)
Read by Robert Powell
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 4 CD Box Set - released 28/Jun/2004 ]
From Gregorian Chant to Henryk Gorecki, the first living classical composer to get into the pop album charts, here is the fascinating story of over a thousand years of Western classical music.
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RICHARD FAWKES
Fawkes: The History Of Opera (Unabridged)
Read by Robert Powell
[ Naxos Audiobooks / 4 CD Box Set - released 1/Aug/2005 ]
Since its origins in the sixteenth century, opera has been an extravagant, costly affair, arousing great passions. It has also produced some of the most sublime works of art, from Monteverdi to Wagner. ..