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Written By : Peter Hart
Narrator : Tim Pigott-Smith
Orion Publishing Group
Length : 6 hours 30 minutes
Categories : World
The Battle of the Somme remains one of the most controversial battles in history. The British were determined to break the back of the German Army, but the Germans fought them every step of the way and hundreds of thousands of men died for the sake of just a few miles of ground. By the end of the battle the entire area was a landscape of endless corpses. The Somme has remained a byword for the futility of war ever since.
In this major new history of the war,
describes how the battle looked from the point of view of those who fought it. Using never-heard-before interviews taken from the
Imperial War Museum
sound archives, excerpts from diaries, letters and memoirs, The Somme is a unique audio full of passion, courage and the tragedy of trench warfare.
Contains occasional strong language and some scenes described may he disturbing.
is perhaps best known for his role in
The jewel in the Crown
, but he is an actor of wide range and experience on film, television and the stage, TV work includes
North and South
. Films include
The Remains of the Day, Bloody Sunday
Gangs of NewYork
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Have you always loved reading but sometimes find it hard to find the time? Theres nothing quite like curling up with a good book but many of us cannot do that as much as we would llike. We sacrifice this special time because we have so many other things to do each day. It is a common problem and it is the reason why people on average are not reading as much as they once did.
Audio books bring the story to life just as the storytellers of the past did. They allow you to experience the book in a whole new way; in the way the writer felt and heard it in their head. You can feel the emotion when you allow audio books to let the story come to life.
Written By : T E Lawrence
Narrator : Jim Norton
Length : 3 hours 50 minutes
Categories : Classic Literature
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Narrator : Danny Glover
Length : 6 hours
Categories : Autobiography
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Written By : Rick Atkinson
Narrator : Rick Atkinson
Simon & Schuster
Length : 7 hours
Categories : 20th Century
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Written By : Stephen E. Ambrose
Narrator : Cotter Smith
Simon & Schuster
Length : 5 hours
Categories : American
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