The Moon of Gomrath

Alan Garner’s exciting and atmospheric tale of magic and evil which began with The Weirdstone of Brisingamen continues with The Moon of Gomrath. Colin and Susan are not safe...

The Weirdstone of Brisingamen

"The heart of the magic was sealed with Firefrost, the Weirdstone of Brisingamen … should Nastrond destroy the stone, then the magic will die away." When Colin and Susan are...

The Arabian Nights

Though The Arabian Nights are generally known as stories for children, they were originally tales for adults full of adventure, sexuality, violence and the supernatural. They...

The Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire – Part 2

Edward Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire occupies an immortal place in the pantheon of historical masterpieces. This six-disc recording covers the final three...

Samson Agonistes

Samson Agonistes, the "dramatic poem" by John Milton, was published in 1671, three years before the poet's death. Written in the form of a Greek tragedy, with the Chorus...

The Essential Dylan Thomas

This varied, well-chosen selection brings the best of Dylan Thomas. Here is the legendary recording of Under Milk Wood, with Richard Burton and Richard Bebb as narrators; but here...

Master

A small group of distinguished guests gather for dinner. For one person, this night represents an ending: an ending to one thousand years of darkness and an ending to ten years of...

The Canterbury Tales II

Four more delightful tales from one of the most entertaining storytellers of all time. Though writing in the thirteenth century, Chaucer’s wit and observation comes down...

Poems of the Orient

The Rubá’iyát of Omar Khayyam, in the famous translation by Edward FitzGerald, remains one of the most popular poems. It expressed the fascination of Victorian England with...

The Death of Arthur

The glorious but tragic story of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table is one of the great legends of Western civilisation. Storytellers and poets down the centuries have...

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