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    • The Turn of the Screw

    • Written by: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Penelope Rawlins, Ben Elliot
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
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    Perhaps the most brilliantly successful ghost story ever written, The Turn of the Screw creates a terrifyingly believable impression of innocent children so corrupted by evil that they remain deceptive pictures of innocent beauty. Their governess must struggle alone to confront and exorcise the demons that she believes possess their souls....

    Price: CDN$ 18.74

    • Fifty Enthralling Short Stories

    • Written by: W. F. Harvey, Rudyard Kipling, J. D. Beresford, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 26 mins
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    A fascinating and varied collection of 50 great classic short stories, including ghost stories, crimes, humorous tales and passionate romance.

    Price: CDN$ 128.93

    • The Turn of the Screw

    • Written by: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Emma Fielding
    • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
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    Perhaps the most brilliantly successful ghost story ever written, The Turn of the Screw creates a terrifyingly believable impression of innocent children so corrupted by evil that they remain deceptive pictures of innocent beauty. Their governess must struggle alone to confront and exorcise the demons which she believes possess their souls.

    Price: CDN$ 12.47

    • The Turn of the Screw

    • Written by: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Emma Thompson, Richard Armitage - introduction
    • Length: 4 hrs and 40 mins
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    Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Emmy winner Emma Thompson lends her immense talent and experienced voice to Henry James' Gothic ghost tale, The Turn of the Screw. When a governess is hired to care for two children at a British country estate, she begins to sense an otherworldly presence around the grounds. Are they really ghosts she's seeing? Or is something far more sinister at work?

    Price: CDN$ 20.09

    • The Henry James BBC Radio Drama Collection

    • 10 Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • Written by: Henry James
    • Narrated by: full cast, Henry Goodman, Jodie Comer, and others
    • Length: 20 hrs and 24 mins
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    The definitive collection of full-cast BBC radio dramatisations of Henry James’ classic novels - plus a bonus documentary about his life and work. One of the greatest and most influential American novelists, Henry James is loved for his compelling storytelling, vividly realised characters and perceptive exploration of the shifting relationships between Europeans and Americans. But he also possessed extraordinary insights into the secrets of the human heart, as shown in the 10 dramas in this collection.

    Price: CDN$ 35.52

    • The Wings of the Dove

    • Written by: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: 22 hrs and 55 mins
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    Milly Theale is a young, beautiful, and fabulously wealthy American. When she arrives in London and meets the equally beautiful but impoverished Kate Croy, they form an intimate friendship. But nothing is as it seems: materialism, romance, self-delusion, and ultimately fatal illness insidiously contaminate the glamorous social whirl.

    Price: CDN$ 55.56

    • Frost at Midnight

    • Written by: James Henry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 10 hrs and 12 mins
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    August, 1983. Denton is preparing for a wedding. DS Waters should be on top of the world with less than a week to go until he marries Kim Myles. But the Sunday before the big day, the body of a young woman is found in the churchyard, and their wedding venue becomes a crime scene. DS Jack Frost has been homeless for the past three months. He's been staying with DC Sue Clarke but with a baby to take care of and the imminent arrival of her mother, she's given him his marching orders.

    Price: CDN$ 29.64

    • The Portrait of a Lady

    • Written by: Henry James
    • Narrated by: John Wood
    • Length: 23 hrs and 55 mins
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    When Isabel Archer, a beautiful, spirited American, is brought to Europe by her wealthy aunt Touchett, it is expected that she will soon marry. But Isabel, resolved to enjoy the freedom that her fortune has opened up and to determine her own fate, does not hesitate to turn down two eligible suitors, declaring that she will never marry. It is only when she finds herself irresistibly drawn to the cultivated but worthless Gilbert Osmond that she discovers that wealth is a two-edged sword.

    Price: CDN$ 37.24

    • The Aspern Papers

    • Written by: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Northam
    • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
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    One of the wittiest and most scathing of Henry James' novellas, The Aspern Papers chronicles the attempt to extract the valuable letters of the famous and recently deceased poet Jeffrey Aspern from the hands of his past lover and formidable adversary in the battle Juliana Bordereau. The plot was reputedly suggested to James by a story he heard of an illicit attempt to get hold of several of Lord Byron's letters.

    Price: CDN$ 14.31

    • Fifty Thrilling Stories

    • Thrillers, Mysteries, Dark Crimes, and Strange Happenings
    • Written by: G. K. Chesterton, Arthur Conan-Doyle, Henry Rider Haggard, and others
    • Narrated by: Cathy Dobson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 28 mins
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    A wonderful collection of classic thrillers, mystery stories, crime tales and weird accounts of uncanny events.1. Query by “Seamark” 2. The Furnished Room by O. Henry 3.The Dancing Partner by Jerome K. Jerome 4. The Squaw by Bram Stoker 5. The 19 Club by A. J. Alan 6. The Interruption by W. W. Jacobs7. Laura by Saki 8. A Descent into the Maelström by Edgar Allan Poe 9. The Diver by A. J. Alan10. The Man of the Night by Edgar Wallace11. The Burglary by Arnold Bennett

    Price: CDN$ 81.99

    • 5 Personal Development Classics

    • Five All-Time Bestsellers
    • Written by: Napoleon Hill, George Lincoln Walton, Henry Thomas Hamblin, and others
    • Narrated by: Napoleon Hill, George Lincoln Walton, Henry Thomas Hamblin, and others
    • Length: 23 hrs and 45 mins
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    What would your life look like if you could distill the wisdom of the ages and make it your own? Now you can! Far from being "lost classics", this collection of audiobooks offers timeless jewels from some of the greatest names in personal development. Every success fundamental is explored in detail to bring you keen insights to savor - and use! These rare classics are sure to transform your perspective and your life.

    Price: CDN$ 70.57

    • The Golden Bowl

    • Written by: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble, Katherine Kellgren
    • Length: 21 hrs and 39 mins
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    Published in 1904, The Golden Bowl is the last completed novel of Henry James. In it, the widowed American Adam Verver is in Europe with his daughter Maggie. They are rich, finely appreciative of European art and culture, and deeply attached to each other. Maggie has all the innocent charm of so many of Jamess young American heroines. She is engaged to Amerigo, an impoverished Italian prince; he must marry money, and as his name suggests, an American heiress is the perfect solution.

    Price: CDN$ 46.25

    • Fatal Frost

    • Written by: James Henry
    • Narrated by: Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 11 hrs
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    May, 1982. Britain celebrates the sinking of the Belgrano, Jimmy Savile has the run of the airwaves and Denton Police Division welcomes its first black policeman, DC Waters -- recently relocated from Bethnal Green. While the force is busy dealing with a spate of local burglaries, the body of fifteen-year-old Samantha Evans is discovered in woodland next to the nearby railway track. Then a fifteen-year-old boy is found dead on Denton's golf course, his organs removed.

    Price: CDN$ 20.62

    • What Maisie Knew

    • Written by: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
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    Following a violent and messy divorce, young Maisie Farange floats back and forth between her parents, Beale and Ida, who use her as a weapon to torment each other in their ongoing, internecine war. Eventually the parents both remarry, and it becomes clear that the new spouses care more for Maisie than her own parents. Beale and Ida soon embark on a series of extramarital affairs, leaving Maisie in the care of the new step-parents, who begin their own affair with each other.

    Price: CDN$ 25.44

    • The Portrait of a Lady

    • Written by: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: 26 hrs and 41 mins
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    The Portrait of a Lady tells the compelling and ultimately tragic tale of a beautiful young American woman's encounter with European sophistication. Set principally in England and Italy, the story follows Isabel Archer's fortunes as a variety of admirers vie for her hand. Her choice will be crucial, and she is not wanting for advice, whether from the generous-spirited Ralph Touchett or the charming Madame Merle.

    Price: CDN$ 56.44

    • The Ambassadors

    • Written by: Henry James
    • Narrated by: John Chancer
    • Length: 19 hrs and 46 mins
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    American Lambert Strether is sent to Paris on behalf of Mrs. Newsome, his fiancée, to collect her son, Chad. When Strether finds Chad, he discovers an altered man and becomes introduced to a free and unconventional style of life that soon intoxicates him. His views begin to change; the morality of Woollett, his hometown, becomes foreign, and the "ambassador" loses sight of his mission....

    Price: CDN$ 51.73

    • Classic American Short Stories, Volume 3

    • Written by: Mark Twain, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Shirley Jackson, and others
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
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    No nation has ever achieved the literary diversity of America. From nativist humor to immigrant triumph, Americans have recorded their visions and hopes better than anyone

    Price: CDN$ 22.23

    • What Maisie Knew

    • Written by: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Maureen O' Brien
    • Length: 10 hrs and 2 mins
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    Maisie is an innocent six year-old, torn between her divorced parents, pathetically isolated yet tragically involved.

    Price: CDN$ 25.27

    • The Golden Bowl

    • Written by: Henry James
    • Narrated by: Juliet Stevenson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 6 mins
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    Wealthy Maggie Verver has everything she could ever ask for - except a husband and a title. While in Italy, acquiring art for his museum back in the States, Maggie’s millionaire father, Adam, decides to remedy this and acquire a husband for Maggie. Enter Prince Amerigo, of a titled but now poor aristocratic Florentine family. Amerigo is the perfect candidate.

    Price: CDN$ 52.62

    • The Turn of the Screw

    • Written by: Henry James, Dove Audio - producer
    • Narrated by: Stephanie Beacham
    • Length: 5 hrs
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    A neurotic governess at a country house claims that the two orphaned children in her care are being controlled by spirits for some evil purpose. No one else can see the ghosts, and the children themselves are silent. The psychological ambiguities in this tale have made it one of the world's most famous intellectual ghost stories.

    Price: CDN$ 25.00

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