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  • Jan Morris

    Venice stands, as she loves to tell you, on the frontiers of the east and west, half-way between the setting and the rising sun. Goethe calls her 'the market-place of the Morning and the Evening lands'. Certainly no city on earth gives a more immediate impression of symmetry and unity, or seems more patently born to...read more

  • Patrick Phillips

    A gripping tale of racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia, and a harrowing testament to the deep roots of racial violence in America. Forsyth County, Georgia, at the turn of the twentieth century was home to a large African American community that included ministers and teachers, farmers and field hands, tradesmen, servants, and children. Many black residents were poor sharecroppers, but others owned their own farms and the land on which they’d founded the county’s thriving black churches. But then in September of 1912, three young black laborers were accused of raping and murdering a white girl. One man was dragged from a jail cell and lynched on the...read more

  • Tim Firth

    Delight in a collection of famous children's stories performed by our favourite celebrities. From a fantastic edition of Beauty and The Beast, read by the brilliant comedian, writer and actor Rik Mayall, to an awe inspiring and captivating retelling of Sleeping Beauty by the renown Lenny Henry, and many, many more... This collection includes: Aladdin, Beauty and The Beast, Sinbad the Sailor, The Gingerbread Man, Three Little Pigs (Rik Mayall) Hansel and Gretel, The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland, Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin, The Hare and the Tortoise (Bobby Davro) Sleeping Beauty, Emperors New Clothes, Ugly Duckling (Lenny Henry) Get Me Out Of The Jungle Book (David Van...read more