In 1995, the Japanese city of Kobe suffered a massive earthquake. Nearly 6,000 people died. after the quake was the imaginative response from Japan's leading novelist, Haruki Murakami: six stories, each dealing not directly with the catastrophe but the wider seismic effect it had on the emotional lives of people many miles aw... read more
High on the cliffs of the west coast of Ireland, overlooking the windswept Atlantic ocean, is Stone House. Once falling into disrepair, it is now a beautiful hotel specialising in winter holidays. With a big, warm kitchen, log fires and understated, elegant bedrooms, it provides a welcome few can resist, whatever their reason... read more
The funny, exciting and warm story of a special friendship between the BIG FRIENDLY GIANT and the little girl, Sophie. Luckily for Sophie, who has been snatched from her bed by the BFG, she discovers that the BFG is far more jumbly than his disgusting neighbours. They guzzle and swallow nice little children across the world. ... read more
|Author:||W. B. Yeats|
Naxos AudioBooks continues its new series of "Great Poets" - represented by a collection of their most popular poems on one CD - with W. B. Yeats, one of the most loved poets of the 20th century. He left a large legacy of outstanding poems, and the finest are collected here: "Down by the Salley Gardens", "The Lake Isle of Ini... read more
|Author:||John le Carre|
A counter-terror operation, codenamed Wildlife, is being mounted in Britain's most precious colony, Gibraltar. Its purpose: to capture and abduct a high-value jihadist arms-buyer. Its authors: an ambitious Foreign Office Minister, and a private defence contractor who is also his close friend. So delicate is the operation that... read more
|Author:||Anne De Courcy|
From the late 19th century, when the Raj was at its height, many of Britain's best and brightest young men went out to India to work as administrators, soldiers and businessmen. With the advent of steam travel and the opening of the Suez Canal, countless young women, suffering at the lack of eligible men in Britain, followed ... read more
|Series:||NAXOS Audio Junior Classics|
These magical, touching stories will be treasured by children and bring tears to adult eyes reliving their most beloved childhood memories. This charming collection includes Jack and the Beanstalk, Puss in Boots, The Three Bears, Beauty and the Beast, The Three Little Pigs and others.
Alice's adventures, funny, inventive and disturbing, have fascinated children and adults alike since their publication. This is a new unabridged recording, using many voices to take the parts of The White Rabbit, the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts and the Cheshire Cat - and, of course, Alice herself. It makes for a roller-co... read more
11 complete stories at a great price! Featuring: "The Cat in the Hat" read by Kelsey Grammer"Horton Hears a Who" read by Dustin Hoffman"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" read by Walter Matthau"Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?" read by John Cleese"The Lorax" read by Ted Danson"Yertle the Turtle," "Gertrude McFuzz," and "Th... read more
As the Victorian team battle it out against the other states for a chance to play on the hallowed MCG turf, Specky has a fight on his hands just to be allowed to play with his beloved Booyong Lions. And when his long-lost grandpa comes to visit, it's all-out war at home as well. Will he have to choose between representing his... read more
In these fairy stories, the Brothers Grimm conjure up a world of fantasy, hope and good fortune where the princess meets and marries the right prince (even if he was once a frog), and the cruel witch, the arrogant wife and the greedy wolf get their come-uppance. Running Time 2 hours 20 minutes.
This is a complete, unabridged recording of this famous story of Danny and his father who outwit their greedy, rich neighbour, Mr Victor Hazell. Read by Will Young.
Ten-year-old Jamie Matthews has just moved to the Lake District with his Dad and his teenage sister, Jasmine for a 'Fresh New Start'. Five years ago his sister's twin, Rose, was blown up by a terrorist bomb. His parents are wrecked by their grief, Jasmine turns to piercing, pink hair and stops eating. The family falls apart... read more
Prentisstown isn't like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else's thoughts in an overwhelming, never-ending stream of Noise. Just a month away from the birthday that will make him a man, Todd and his dog, Manchee - whose thoughts Todd can hear, too, whether he wants to or not - stumble upon an area of complete silence. T... read more
Set along the River Bank and Wild Wood of England's picturesque countryside, follow the delightful adventures of the good-natured Water Rat, the society-hating Badger, the cautious, agreeable Mole and a host of other good-hearted characters as they display more-than-human caring, kindness and patience toward their new friend,... read more
STORIES WITH THE LOT! Save ten lives with a paperclip, discover how a big banana can ruin your sister's holiday, make a new friend with a garbage bin, develop a taste for sheep's spleen and chips, bounce on a vampire's bed, rescue your dad from a dog and a spider, use a toilet roll to get justice, upset the neighbours with a ... read more
From the author of the internationally bestselling, award-winning "The Devotion of Suspect X" comes the latest novel featuring "Detective Galileo."In 2011, "The Devotion of Suspect X" was a hit with critics and readers alike. The first major English language publication from the most popular bestselling writer in Japan, it wa... read more
FROM ONE OF THE MOST BRILLIANT MINDS OF OUR TIME COMES A BOOK THAT CLARIFIES HIS MOST IMPORTANT IDEAS Stephen Hawking's worldwide bestseller "A Brief History of Time" remains a landmark volume in scientific writing. But for readers who have asked for a more accessible formulation of its key concepts--the nature of space and ... read more