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    • She

    • Written by: Pete Brassett
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Detective Inspector Munro is a burly Scottish policeman who doesn’t suffer fools gladly. Detective Sergeant West is an intelligent young woman, new to the force, with a lot to prove. When a missing person case lands on their desks, Munro is skeptical there is much to it. But their investigation soon comes to some strange findings, and before long a body is found. With a serial killer on their hands, they must act fast to trace a woman placed at the scene of the crime. Yet discovering her true identity, let alone finding her, proves difficult. And as the plot thickens they realise the crime is far graver than either of them could have imagined.

    Price: CDN$ 20.48

    • The Mysterious Island

    • Written by: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 19 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Like many Jules Verne classics, The Mysterious Island takes you on an unforgettable journey of adventure and reflection. During the American Civil War, a group of Union soldiers escape their confederate captors when they steal a balloon. What they didn't anticipate is the violent storm that awaits them and leads them into uncharted territory.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Favourite childhood book

    • By Kirill Gaevski on 2017-12-16

    Price: CDN$ 33.01

    • The City of God

    • Written by: Saint Augustine
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 46 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The City of God is one of the most important works of Christian history and philosophy ever written. The writings of St. Augustine are as intriguing to the casual reader as it is to Christian researchers. St. Augustine's work provides insight into Western thought and the development of Western civilizations. The City of God provides the reader with an artful contrast between earthy cities and those in heaven as a representation of the eternal struggle between good and evil. The City of God was originally penned in the early 5th century as a response to the prevalent belief that Christianity was to blame for the fall of Rome. St. Augustine is known as one of the most influential Fathers of the Catholic Church. Born November 13, 354, Augustine would eventually be recognized as a Saint by the Catholic Church, the Eastern Christian Church, and the Anglican Communion. 

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • The Confessions of St. Augustine

    • Written by: Saint Augustine
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 11 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Written by Saint Augustine of Hippo, Confessions is the saint's autobiography that features 13 books that detail his early life and his conversion to Christianity as a result of the sin that he had incurred in his youth. Throughout the series, he also delivers his philosophical ponderings and ideas on theology, and it becomes evident that each event that has occurred in his life has had something to do with religion, as Saint Augustine is able to bridge the connections between these two very important topics.

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • King Solomon's Mines

    • Written by: Henry Rider Haggard
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 7 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    King Solomon's Mines tells the story of renowned hunter Allan Quatermain as he leads an expedition into the heart of Southern Africa in search of a missing treasure hunter. He's persuaded to go on the trek by the brother of the missing man, the aristocrat Sir Henry Curtis, who is desperate to find out if his brother has survived after leaving in search of the fabled treasure mines of King Solomon.

    Price: CDN$ 26.40

    • Ivanhoe

    • Written by: Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 17 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ivanhoe is the perfect novel for any listener who loves an action-packed adventure based on the mythology and legends of Medieval times in England. Set in the 12th century, Ivanhoe is the story of a young man who joins up with Richard the Lion Hearted during a dark time where England is split between the Normans and the Saxons, pitting friends and family against each other through the conquering of land and the changing seats of the Royal Family.

    Price: CDN$ 31.27

    • Kim

    • Written by: Rudyard Kipling
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    When Kim O'Hara's Irish parents die, he is left to raise himself on the streets of Lahore where he scrapes a living. After being recognized by an acquaintance of his father, Kim is sent to an English school to learn espionage, and his education is paid for by an old Tibetan priest. After graduating the two are reunited and two roam India in search of the River of the Arrow, which will wash away all sin. Kim must find a way of reconciling his status as both a sahib (white European) and a chela (disciple).

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • The Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie & The Gospel of Wealth

    • Written by: Andrew Carnegie
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Andrew Carnegie immigrated to the United States with his parents as a young child. He began his climb to the top as a modest errand boy and eventually moved into the steel industry. By the time he was an adult, Carnegie was one of the richest men in the country. Known as a generous man, he spent a great deal of his fortune investing in organizations that aimed to advance social progress and improve conditions for people of all classes. Andrew Carnegie was also intensely interested in world peace and the security of democracy.

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • The Prince

    • Written by: Niccolò Machiavelli
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 4 hrs and 1 min
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    In an attempt to appeal to the Medici family during the Italian Renaissance, Machiavelli outlines the way to acquire and retain political power, and how great men should behave in a princely government. The book is divided into four parts - types of principalities and state, proper conduct of a prince as military leader, personal conduct of a prince, and the disparity of Italy's political situation. Many listeners will be able to see principals that Machiavelli advocates for are still used in many political systems today.

    Price: CDN$ 20.09

    • Faust

    • Written by: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 5 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, is a poem, translated by Bayard Taylor, which tells the beautiful and emotional story of a man who has seen and done it all. However, despite all of his learning and education, his life still feels empty and unaccomplished. He believes wholeheartedly that there is something else out there. Faust, having exhausted all other fields of study, turns to magic for fulfillment. He summons the devil and makes a pact - that if the devil can show him something rewarding and fulfilling, he will give the devil his soul.

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Of Human Bondage

    • Written by: W. Somerset Maugham
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 24 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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    First published in 1915, Of Human Bondage is widely considered to be Somerset Maugham’s masterpiece and is believed to have been at least partially based on Maugham’s own life. This is the tale of Philip Carey, who is orphaned at a young age and raised by his uncle. Of Human Bondage follows Philip on his travels to Paris, London, and Germany, taking the listener on an adventure of discovery as his travels brings him new discoveries and emotional growth.

    Price: CDN$ 37.53

    • The Peloponnesian War

    • Written by: Thucydides
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 19 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Compiled by Thucydides, an Athenian historian and general during the Peloponnesian War, The History of the Peloponnesian War (431-404 BC) is considered to be one of the first scholarly historical works ever written.

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • The Arabian Nights Entertainments

    • Written by: Andrew Lang
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 13 hrs and 5 mins
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    This delightfully narrated classic is a story within a story. In an attempt to postpone execution, the king's new bride spends one thousand and one nights enchanting him with story after story of true love, tragedy, sorcerers, and jinns.

    Price: CDN$ 33.01

    • A Journey to the Center of the Earth

    • Written by: Jules Verne
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The classic adventure Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne tells the story of Professor Lidenbrock and his journey to the center of the Earth through a volcano. Alongside his nephew, Axel, Lidenbrock finds a secret message hidden in one of the runic notes of a newly acquired manuscript from Iceland.

    Price: CDN$ 26.40

    • Rob Roy

    • Written by: Sir Walter Scott
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 19 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1819, Walter Scott published Rob Roy, a book that would eventually become one of the most-read historical novels of all time. The story unfolds through the eyes of Frank Osbaldistone, the son of an English merchant. Frank first travels to the north of England, eventually ending up in the Scottish Highlands. He is determined to collect on a debt owed to his father, but on his journey he encounters Rob Roy MacGregor, who sets the tone for the story's development.

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • The Plays of Sophocles

    • Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus, and Antigone
    • Written by: Sophocles
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 5 hrs and 2 mins
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    Sophocles was born at Colonus, near Athens in about 496 BC and is considered to be one of the premier playwrights of Greek tragedy. His stories may have been filled with strife, but Sophocles himself was prosperous and came from a good family. It is said that he was handsome, wealthy, and a highly respected citizen of Athens. During his life, he wrote over 120 plays and was instrumental in how plays would eventually be performed, including the addition of stage props.

    Price: CDN$ 26.81

    • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    • Written by: Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde tells the story of the lawyer Gabriel John Utterson as he investigates some disturbing incidents involving his old friend, the talented doctor Henry Jekyll, and his mysterious and sinister new companion, Edward Hyde. The lawyer is worried about his friend after he changes his will to include Hyde in case of his death or disappearance. Fearing that the doctor is being blackmailed by the stranger, the lawyer sets out to confront him.

    Price: CDN$ 9.20

    • Deathly Wind

    • Inspector Torquil McKinnon Series, Book 2
    • Written by: Keith Moray
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
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    Inspector Torquil McKinnon has returned to the remote Scottish island of West Uist to devastating news. His closest friend, Constable Ewan McPhee, is missing, presumed dead. When more bodies are found in suspicious circumstances, it is clear a serial killer is at large. Tensions are high and paranoia is rife. Can Torquil restore peace to the tight-knit community? Will he find out what happened to Constable McPhee? Or will he too fall prey to the depraved murderer?

    Price: CDN$ 21.92

    • My Man Jeeves

    • Written by: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
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    My Man Jeeves is the first book in a series of comical ones by written by P.G. Wodehouse, which recount the tales of Wooster and his ever reliable valet Jeeves. The stories follow our hapless hero and his misadventures in New York where he and his friends always seem to be getting into trouble, only to be bailed out by the ingenious plots of his witty valet, Jeeves.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • my man jeeves

    • By Scott lang on 2019-05-08

    Price: CDN$ 26.40

    • The Gathering Murders: Dead Men Tell No Tales...

    • Inspector Torquil McKinnon Series, Book 1
    • Written by: Keith Moray
    • Narrated by: David McCallion
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
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    The annual West Uist literary festival - The Gathering - always attracts the best in the business. But with the tiny island population suddenly doubling, the local police force is stretched to breaking point. And this year they have to deal with more than just drunken fights and rowdy behavior. Ranald Buchanan, the local poet, is found dead, with his head brutally caved in, and Inspector Torquil McKinnon is brought in to investigate.

    Price: CDN$ 21.92

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