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Product Description: Dombey and Son is vintage Dickens and explores the classic themes of betrayal, cruelty and deceit. The novel follows the fortunes of Dombey, a businessman par excellence, who craves a son to inherit his enterprises. His family, and especially his daughter, the sweet and good-natured Florence, bear the brunt of his frustrations...read more
By David Timson (narrator)

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9781522633440 | Mp3 una edition (Naxos Audiobooks Ltd, June 14, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Dombey and Son is vintage Dickens and explores the classic themes of betrayal, cruelty and deceit.
9789626349892 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, October 5, 2009), cover price $133.98 | About this edition: Dombey and Son is vintage Dickens and explores the classic themes of betrayal, cruelty and deceit.
9789626349908 | Abridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, September 1, 2009), cover price $54.98

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Product Description: In The Pickwick Papers, his first novel, Dickens displays the talents and skills that became his trademark; observational humour, pathos and social comment abound as we follow Mr Pickwick and Sam Weller, his sharp-tongued cockney servant, travelling around England with his friends in search of adventure and knowledge...read more
By David Timson (narrator)

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9781522634034 | Mp3 una edition (Naxos Audiobooks Ltd, June 14, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In The Pickwick Papers, his first novel, Dickens displays the talents and skills that became his trademark; observational humour, pathos and social comment abound as we follow Mr Pickwick and Sam Weller, his sharp-tongued cockney servant, travelling around England with his friends in search of adventure and knowledge.
9781843795551 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, April 3, 2012), cover price $137.98 | About this edition: The Pickwick Papers, Dickens's first novel, is a delightful romp through the pre-Reform Bill England of 1827.

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Product Description: Here are the six final stories from The Innocence of Father Brown relating the crime-solving adventures of a rather unconventional detective. Having accumulated wisdom and empathy from years of listening to the dark confessions of his parishioners, Father Brown is able to solve mysteries in a flash that confound all others...read more
By David Timson (narrator)

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9789626349731 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, June 1, 2010), cover price $28.98 | About this edition: Here are the six final stories from The Innocence of Father Brown relating the crime-solving adventures of a rather unconventional detective.

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Product Description: The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists is the classic working-class novel. It was written in 1906 by an impoverished house painter, Robert Tressell, and within its framework contains a manifesto for socialism. It tells of the appalling working conditions of a group of painters and decorators and their struggle to survive at the most basic level...read more
By David Timson (narrator)

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9781522634119 | Mp3 abr edition (Naxos Audiobooks Ltd, April 26, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists is the classic working-class novel.

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Product Description: Further adventures by the master of observation and deduction as faithfully recounted by his companion and his greatest admirer, Dr Watson. The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans, The Disappearance of Lady Frances Carfax and The Adventure of the Dying Detective are among the stories...read more

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9781522634133, titled "Reminiscences of Sherlock Holmes: His Last Bow" | Mp3 una edition (Naxos Audiobooks Ltd, April 19, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Further adventures by the master of observation and deduction as faithfully recounted by his companion and his greatest admirer, Dr Watson.
9789626344071 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, June 1, 2006), cover price $41.98 | About this edition: Further adventures by the master of observation and deduction, as faithfully recounted by his companion, and greatest admirer, Dr Watson.

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Product Description: Laughter is unique to man. This delightful anthology presents some of the funniest extracts in English literature. David Timson starts with Anglo-Saxon riddles and continues with medieval memories, Tudor comic turns, and Restoration buffoonery...read more
By Griff Rhys Jones (introduced by) and David Timson

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9781522633075, titled "1,000 Years of Laughter: An Anthology of Classic Comic Prose" | Mp3 una edition (Naxos Audiobooks Ltd, April 19, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Laughter is unique to man.
9789626342695 | Naxos Audio Books, November 1, 2002, cover price $28.98 | About this edition: Surveys classic literature for humor, covering the great comic characters of Shakespeare and Dickens, Anglo-Saxon riddles, and a description of eccentricities in a twelfth-century monastery, and the jokes and one-liners from such wits as Sir Sydney Smith, Oscar Wilde, Mark Twaine, and Dorothy Parker.

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9789626347690 | Naxos Audio Books, November 1, 2002, cover price $22.98 | About this edition: Surveys classic literature for humor, covering the great comic characters of Shakespeare and Dickens, Anglo-Saxon riddles, and a description of eccentricities in a twelfth-century monastery, and the jokes and one-liners from such wits as Sir Sydney Smith, Oscar Wilde, Mark Twaine, and Dorothy Parker.

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Product Description: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire has always maintained its initial appeal to both the general public and scholars alike. Its sheer scale is daunting, encompassing over a millennium of history, covering not merely the Western Empire from the days of the early emperors to its extinction in AD 476, but also the Eastern Empire, which lasted for another thousand years until the Turks vanquished it in 1453...read more
By David Timson (narrator)

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9781522633365 | Mp3 una edition (Naxos Audiobooks Ltd, April 5, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire has always maintained its initial appeal to both the general public and scholars alike.
9781522633372 | Mp3 una edition (Naxos Audiobooks Ltd, April 5, 2016), cover price $14.99
9781522633389 | Mp3 una edition (Naxos Audiobooks Ltd, April 5, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire has always maintained its initial appeal to both the general public and scholars alike.
9781522633396 | Mp3 una edition (Naxos Audiobooks Ltd, April 5, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire has always maintained its initial appeal to both the general public and scholars alike.
9781522633402 | Mp3 una edition (Naxos Audiobooks Ltd, April 5, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire has always maintained its initial appeal to both the general public and scholars alike.
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Product Description: In this, the first prose history in European civilisation, Herodotus describes the growth of the Persian Empire with force, authority and style. Perhaps most famously, the book tells the heroic tale of the Greeks' resistance to the vast invading force assembled by Xerxes, King of Persia...read more
By David Timson (narrator)

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9781843799481 | Naxos Audio Books, July 1, 2016, cover price $128.98 | About this edition: In this, the first prose history in European civilisation, Herodotus describes the growth of the Persian Empire with force, authority and style.

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Product Description: This remarkable poem, dedicated to Queen Elizabeth I, was Spenser's finest achievement. The first epic poem in modern English, The Faerie Queene combines dramatic narratives of chivalrous adventure with exquisite and picturesque episodes of pageantry...read more
By David Timson (narrator)

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9781843797951 | Naxos Audio Books, November 1, 2015, cover price $142.98 | About this edition: This remarkable poem, dedicated to Queen Elizabeth I, was Spenser's finest achievement.

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Product Description: Edward Gibbon (1737 1794) was an English historian and Member of Parliament known for his monumental series The Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire, which chronicled the dissipation of the Roman dynasties in a lofty, majestic style unique to its author...read more
By David Timson (narrator)

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9781843798750 | Naxos Audio Books, December 2, 2014, cover price $34.98 | About this edition: Edward Gibbon (1737 1794) was an English historian and Member of Parliament known for his monumental series The Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire, which chronicled the dissipation of the Roman dynasties in a lofty, majestic style unique to its author.

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Product Description: Left unfinished after Dickens died in 1870, The Mystery of Edwin Drood centres on Edwin Drood's uncle, John Jasper, and his love for Rosa Bud, Edwin's fiancee. Set in the dark, fictional cathedral city of Cloisterham, the novel is awash with guilt, disguise and mystery...read more
By David Timson (narrator)

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9781843795988 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, May 1, 2012), cover price $59.98 | About this edition: Left unfinished after Dickens died in 1870, The Mystery of Edwin Drood centres on Edwin Drood's uncle, John Jasper, and his love for Rosa Bud, Edwin's fiancee.

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Product Description: Dickens's renowned skill for keen social observation and, more specifically, his incredibly detailed knowledge of London and its theatres, prisons and inns is perfectly released in Sketches by Boz. Many of the themes he goes on to explore in his great novels are foreshadowed in this early collection of short accounts that centre on London and its inhabitants...read more
By David Timson (narrator)

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9781843796008 | Abridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, May 1, 2012), cover price $28.98 | About this edition: Dickens's renowned skill for keen social observation and, more specifically, his incredibly detailed knowledge of London and its theatres, prisons and inns is perfectly released in Sketches by Boz.

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Product Description: Here is a fine selection of poetry from the great innovator of the dramatic monologue: Robert Browning. Imbued with psychological penetration, lively wit, and colloquial exuberance which were hitherto alien to Victorian poetry, Brownings poetry was remarkable for its time...read more
By David Timson (narrator)

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9789626349229 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, May 4, 2010), cover price $14.98 | About this edition: Here is a fine selection of poetry from the great innovator of the dramatic monologue: Robert Browning.

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Product Description: Here is some of Oscar Wildes finest short fiction: Lord Arthur Saviles Crime, The Canterville Ghost, The Model Millionaire, The Sphinx without a Secret and The Portrait of Mr W. H. The range of Wildes talent and wit is fully evident in this diverse mix of stories...read more
By David Timson (narrator)

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9789626348833 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, April 6, 2010), cover price $28.98 | About this edition: Here is some of Oscar Wildes finest short fiction: Lord Arthur Saviles Crime, The Canterville Ghost, The Model Millionaire, The Sphinx without a Secret and The Portrait of Mr W.

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Product Description: The rich life Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is featured here: his work as a doctor, his novels and journalistic writings, his support of Spiritualism and his defense of fairies. This is a unique set for the 150th anniversary of his birth...read more
By Rupert Degas (narrator), Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Crawford Logan (narrator), Tim Pigott-Smith (narrator) and David Timson (narrator)

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9789626349557 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, April 1, 2009), cover price $34.98 | About this edition: The rich life Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is featured here: his work as a doctor, his novels and journalistic writings, his support of Spiritualism and his defense of fairies.

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Product Description: Here are the stories of 13 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 Night's Dream...read more
By Simon Russell Beale (narrator), Juliet Stevenson (narrator) and David Timson

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9789626348734 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, June 1, 2008), cover price $22.98 | About this edition: Here are the stories of 13 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 Night's Dream.

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Product Description: Here are the last six Sherlock Holmes stories from The Casebook: The Illustrious Client, The Three Gables, The Lion's Mane, The Blanched Soldier, The Retired Colourman, The Veiled Lodger and Shoscombe Old Place written by Doyle at the end of his life...read more

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9789626348628 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, April 1, 2008), cover price $28.98 | About this edition: Here are the last six Sherlock Holmes stories from The Casebook: The Illustrious Client, The Three Gables, The Lion's Mane, The Blanched Soldier, The Retired Colourman, The Veiled Lodger and Shoscombe Old Place written by Doyle at the end of his life.

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Product Description: David Timson received considerable praise for his vivid characters in the unabridged recording of Our Mutual Friend. This title is now presented in a more accessible format offering particularly good value. A mysterious boatman on the Thames, a drowned heir, a dustman and his wife and a host of other Dickens characters populate this novel of relationships between the classes, money, greed and love...read more
By David Timson (narrator)

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9789626348574 | Abridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, March 1, 2008), cover price $59.98 | About this edition: David Timson received considerable praise for his vivid characters in the unabridged recording of Our Mutual Friend.

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Product Description: The first volume of David Timson's series retelling of the stories from Shakespeare's plays was widely praised by newspaper and educators alike. Here is volume 2, with more key plays, including "Julius Caesar", "The Merchant of Venice", and "Henry IV", all texts which regularly appear on the exam syllabus...read more
By Alex Jennings (narrator), Juliet Stevenson (narrator) and David Timson

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9789626344095 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, July 30, 2006), cover price $22.98 | About this edition: The first volume of David Timson's series retelling of the stories from Shakespeare's plays was widely praised by newspaper and educators alike.

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Product Description: Once again Conan Doyle presents a series of cases which baffle the police, but are no match for Sherlock Holmes and his trusty companion Dr. Watson. In Black Peter, the peace of rural Sussex is disturbed by the discovery of a seafarer's body pinned to the wall of his hut with a harpoon...read more

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9789626343463 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, October 15, 2005), cover price $28.98 | About this edition: Once again Conan Doyle presents a series of cases which baffle the police, but are no match for Sherlock Holmes and his trusty companion Dr.

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Product Description: Here are the stories of 13 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 Night's Dream...read more
By Michael Sheen (narrator), Juliet Stevenson (narrator) and David Timson

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9789626343517 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, October 15, 2005), cover price $22.98 | About this edition: Here are the stories of 13 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 Night's Dream.

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Product Description: No case is too slight for the mental powers of the Great Detective, in this second selection from The Return of Sherlock Holmes. A young girl is stalked by a solitary cyclist; whilst the 'dancing men' hieroglyphics found in Norfolk lead to a sinister connection with America...read more

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9789626348246 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, August 31, 2004), cover price $17.98 | About this edition: No case is too slight for the mental powers of the Great Detective, in this second selection from The Return of Sherlock Holmes.

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Product Description: No case is too slight for the mental powers of the Great Detective, in this second selection from The Return of Sherlock Holmes. A young girl is stalked by a solitary cyclist; whilst the 'dancing men' hieroglyphics found in Norfolk lead to a sinister connection with America...read more

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9789626343241 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, August 31, 2004), cover price $22.98 | About this edition: No case is too slight for the mental powers of the Great Detective, in this second selection from The Return of Sherlock Holmes.

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Product Description: When Sherlock Holmes met his demise in The Adventure of the Final Problem, published in 1893, the distress of the unsuspecting reading public was profound. For years fans showed no signs of letting Sherlock Homes lie down and die...read more

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9789626348017 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, February 1, 2004), cover price $17.98 | About this edition: When Sherlock Holmes met his demise in The Adventure of the Final Problem, published in 1893, the distress of the unsuspecting reading public was profound.

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Product Description: When Sherlock Holmes met his demise in The Adventure of the Final Problem, published in 1893, the distress of the unsuspecting reading public was profound. For years fans showed no signs of letting Sherlock Homes lie down and die...read more
By Sarah Butcher (editor), Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Nicolas Soames (producer) and David Timson (narrator)

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9789626343012 | Unabridged edition (Naxos Audio Books, February 1, 2004), cover price $22.98 | About this edition: When Sherlock Holmes met his demise in The Adventure of the Final Problem, published in 1893, the distress of the unsuspecting reading public was profound.

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