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    • The Great Poets: Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    • Written by: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    • Narrated by: Michael Sheen, John Moffatt, Sarah Woodward,
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
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    Samuel Taylor Coleridge, in collaboration with his friend, William Wordsworth, revolutionized English poetry. In 1798 they produced their Lyrical Ballads, poems of imagination and reflection using "the language of men" - pointing the way forward for a generation of Romantic poets.

    Regular price: ₹234.00

    • Great Scientists and Their Discoveries

    • Written by: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames, Clare Corbett
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
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    Nine remarkable men produced inventions that changed the world. The printing press, the telephone, powered flight, recording and others have made the modern world what it is. But who were the men who had these ideas and made reality of them? As David Angus shows, they were very different - quiet, boisterous, confident, withdrawn - but all had a moment of vision allied to single-minded determination to battle through numerous prototypes and produced something that really worked. This is a fascinating account for younger listeners.

    Regular price: ₹422.00

    • Great Inventors and Their Inventions

    • Written by: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
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    Nine remarkable men produced inventions that changed the world. The printing press, the telephone, powered flight, recording, and other innovations have made the modern world what it is. But who had these ideas and made realities of them? As David Angus explains, they were very different: quiet, boisterous, confident, or withdrawn. But all had a moment of vision that they combined with single-minded determination to battle through numerous obstacles and produce something that really worked.

    Regular price: ₹467.00

    • The Adventures of Odysseus

    • Written by: Benedict Flynn
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 2 hrs and 15 mins
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    The Adventures of Odysseus is the story of what happened after the Trojan War when Odysseus, the most cunning of all the Greek heroes, left Troy and made his way back home to his wife Penelope and his son Telemachus. It was first told by a poet named Homer nearly 3,000 years ago and is retold in this new version especially for younger listeners.

    Regular price: ₹434.00

    • Great Adventurers

    • Written by: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
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    This collection features the lives of nine remarkable people, whose stories have inspired generations of adventurers. With Francis Drake we raid the Spanish Main and sail around the world. With Richard Burton we cross the deserts of Arabia. Hiram Bingham discovers the lost city of the Incas. Amelia Earhart personifies the heroic exploits of the early days of aviation. With Scott and Amundsen we race to the South Pole, with Hillary and Tenzing we conquer the summit of Everest. 

    Regular price: ₹422.00

    • Great Rulers of Ancient Rome

    • Written by: Hugh Griffith
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 2 hrs and 27 mins
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    The common view of the Romans is that they were only interested in watching gladiators hack one another to pieces, and in lying on couches while they stuffed large meals down their throats. But of course they were a busy and clever people, who built up a great empire to prove it, with fine cities and harbours, bath houses and roads, laws and good government. In this audiobook you can hear the stories of the great Roman emperors and the enduring legacy that they left for later generations.

    Regular price: ₹281.00

    • Griffith: The Glory of Ancient Greece

    • Written by: Hugh Griffith
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
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    The glory of ancient Greece is all around us, even in the 21st century, because Greece was the cradle of Western civilisation. We know about the gods and their characters - Zeus, Athene, Apollo, Ares, Aphrodite - and their heroes, both legendary (Heracles) and historical (Alexander the Great). Architecture, mathematics, politics, philosophy, observation of nature and the cosmos and much more emerged in ancient Greece.

    Regular price: ₹422.00

    • The Thieves Who Couldn't Stop Sneezing (from the Naxos Audiobook 'A Family Christmas')

    • Written by: Thomas Hardy
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 17 mins
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    Thomas Hardy wrote this engaging seasonal story for The Father Christmas Annual in 1877, which was very early in his career. One can just imagine the family sitting by the fireside after the big Christmas lunch, and listening as one member of the family read the story (set in the Wessex countryside he knew so well). By this time, he was already making his mark as a writer. One of his greatest achievements, Far From the Madding Crowd was published three years earlier.

    Regular price: ₹47.00

    • Gods and Titans

    • Written by: Edward Ferrie
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 16 mins
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    This is a story from the Tales from the Greek Legends collection.

    Regular price: ₹166.00

    • The Anger of Artemis

    • Written by: Edward Ferrie
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 1 min
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    This is a story from the More Tales from the Greek Legends collection.

    Regular price: ₹65.00

    • The Story of Orion the Hunter

    • Written by: Edward Ferrie
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 21 mins
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    This is a story from the More Tales from the Greek Legends collection.

    Regular price: ₹166.00

    • Bellerophon and the Chimera

    • Written by: Edward Ferrie
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 36 mins
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    This is a story from the More Tales from the Greek Legends collection.

    Regular price: ₹166.00

    • Atlanta’s Marriage and the Golden Apples of the Hesperides

    • Written by: Edward Ferrie
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 6 mins
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    This is a story from the More Tales from the Greek Legends collection.

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    • Artemis and Actaeon

    • Written by: Edward Ferrie
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 14 mins
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    This is a story from the More Tales from the Greek Legends collection.

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    • Athena and Arachne

    • Written by: Edward Ferrie
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 7 mins
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    This is a story from the More Tales from the Greek Legends collection.

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    • Meleager and the Calydonian Boar

    • Written by: Edward Ferrie
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 10 mins
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    This is a story from the More Tales from the Greek Legends collection.

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    • Echo and Narcissus

    • Written by: Edward Ferrie
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 8 mins
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    This is a story from the More Tales from the Greek Legends collection.

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    • The Adventures of Theseus

    • Written by: Edward Ferrie
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 41 mins
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    This is a story from the Tales from the Greek Legends collection.

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    • Great Victorians

    • Written by: David Angus
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames, Georgina Sutton
    • Length: 2 hrs and 33 mins
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    The Victorian era was a time of great change and rapid progress. Britain was undergoing the most tremendous development. Scientific discoveries had prompted the Industrial Revolution, which made Britain the world leader in iron and steel production. Science was undergoing a revolution, enabled by the groundbreaking work of Michael Faraday, who led the Royal Institution. Great swathes of Central Africa were mapped by the explorer David Livingstone and the understanding of humankind’s place in the world was being redefined by the theories of the great naturalist Charles Darwin.

    Regular price: ₹333.00

    • Afghanistan - In a Nutshell

    • Written by: Timothy Albone, Mark Hudson
    • Narrated by: Benjamin Soames
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
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    'In a Nutshell', the new audiobook series from Naxos AudioBooks, continues with a fascinating history of Afghanistan. For centuries it has been the playground of big powers, from Alexander the Great to the British Empire and the Soviet Union. It has been torn by internal strife and ideological differences, yet Afghans, tribal though they may be, remain a proud nation. Here is a short history, setting the background to the current situation.

    Regular price: ₹333.00

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