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Andrea Levy: The Long Song

You do not know me yet.  My son Thomas, who is publishing this book, tells me it is customary at this place in a novel to give the reader a little taste of the story that is held within these pages.  As your storyteller, I am to convey that this tale is set in Jamaica during the last turbulent years of slavery and the early years of freedom that followed.

10 CD copies, 3 large print.
Running time: 11 hours 20 minutes on 10 CDs.
Narrated by Andrea Levy and Adrian Lester.

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Kate Atkinson: When Will There Be Good News?

In a quiet corner of rural Devon, six-year- old Joanna Mason witnesses an appalling crime. Thiry years later the man convicted of the crime, Andrew Decker, is released from prison.
In Edinburgh, sixteen-year-old Reggie, wise beyond her years, works as a nanny for a GP. But Dr Hunter has gone missing and Reggie seems to be the only person who is worried. Across town, Detective Chief Inspector Louise Monroe is also looking for a missing person, unaware that hurtling towards her is an old friend – Jackson Brodie – himself on a journey that is about to be fatally interrupted.

10 CD copies, 3 large print.
Running time: 11 hours 50 minutes on 10 CDs.
Narrated by Steven Crossley

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Susan Fletcher: Corrag

From the Winner of the Whitbread First Novel Prize.

Glencoe, 1692.  Accused of witchcraft and condemned for her part in the recent massacre of the MacDonald clan, Corrag awaits her         execution. Seeking information that will undermine the Protestant King William, Irish propagandist Charles Leslie questions her on the events of that fateful night.  As she tells her story, Leslie questions his own beliefs and purpose – and a friendship develops between them that alters both their lives.

10 CD copies.
Running time 12 hours on 10 CDs.
Narrated by Caroline Guthrie

Content Advisory
Violence: Strong
Sex: Mild
Language: Mild

 

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