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    • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

    • Autor: Paul Torday
    • Sprecher: John Sessions, Samantha Bond, Fenella Woolgar
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 35 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Written as a "report into the circumstances surrounding the decision to introduce salmon into the Yemen", this is a novel that is made up of e-mails, letters, diary extracts, records of the prime minister's Question Time, interviews, and chapters from the memoirs of a fantastically weasely Peter Mandelson-type figure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • englisch und skurril

    • Von rosamariapantke Am hilfreichsten 19.01.2009

    Regulärer Preis: 19,95 €

    • Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

    • Autor: Paul Torday
    • Sprecher: John Sessions, Samantha Bond, Fenella Woolgar
    • Spieldauer: 5 Std. und 52 Min.
    • Gekürztes
    • Gesamt
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Sprecher
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Geschichte
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Written as a "report into the circumstances surrounding the decision to introduce salmon into the Yemen", this is a novel that is made up of e-mails, letters, diary extracts, records of the prime minister's Question Time, interviews, and chapters from the memoirs of a fantastically weasely Peter Mandelson-type figure.

    Regulärer Preis: 12,95 €

    • Light Shining in the Forest

    • Autor: Paul Torday
    • Sprecher: David Timson
    • Spieldauer: 10 Std. und 51 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Norman Stokoe has just been appointed Children's Czar by the new government. He sells his flat and moves up north to take up the position. However before his first salary cheque has even hit his bank account, new priorities are set for the government department for which he works. The Children's Czar network is put on hold but it is too late to reverse the decision to employ Norman. So he is given a P.A. and a spacious office in a new business park on the banks of the Tyne. He settles down in his new leather chair behind his new desk, to wait for the green light to begin his mission.

    Regulärer Preis: 27,95 €

    • Death of an Owl

    • Autor: Paul Torday, Piers Torday
    • Sprecher: Leighton Pugh
    • Spieldauer: 8 Std. und 11 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      3.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Sprecher
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Geschichte
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    Brought up in Switzerland, the only son of well-to-do parents, Charles Fryerne is somewhat unprepared for the world he meets when he goes up to Oxford University in the early 1980s. There he meets a fascinating social set, including a stellar young playwright, a student dubbed 'the future leader of the Conservative party' and a mercurial figure with ambitions to become the youngest prime minister since Pitt. When they leave university, the characters go their separate ways.

    Regulärer Preis: 23,95 €

    • The Girl on the Landing

    • Autor: Paul Torday
    • Sprecher: David Monteath, Clare Wille
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 15 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Sprecher
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    From the best-selling author of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, a ghost story, a psychological thriller and a tale of love rediscovered. Elizabeth has been married to Michael for ten years. She has adjusted to a fairly monotonous routine with her wealthy, decent but boring husband. Part of this routine involves occasional visits to Beinn Caorrun, the dank and gloomy house in a Scottish glen that Michael inherited. There are memories there that Michael will not share with her. But then Michael begins to change. It starts when he thinks he sees, in a picture, the figure of a girl on a landing.

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • More Than You Can Say

    • Autor: Paul Torday
    • Sprecher: Jonathan Keeble
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 52 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Geschichte
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    A late-night gambling session ends in a bet for Richard Gaunt: can he walk to Oxford by lunchtime the next day? Gaunt sets off, and as morning breaks and the dreaming spires near, his evening's winnings look set to double. But when men in a Jeep reverse into him, scooping him off the roadside, Gaunt enters a yet stranger world. Taken to a country house, he is kept hostage by a man with impeccable manners, Mr Khan.

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • The Hopeless Life of Charlie Summers

    • Autor: Paul Torday
    • Sprecher: Simon J. Williamson
    • Spieldauer: 9 Std. und 1 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Hector Chetwode-Talbot, Eck to his friends, has left the army and is slightly at a loss as to what to do next, when he is approached by an old army pal, Bilbo Mountwilliam. Bilbo runs an investment fund company and business is booming. Bilbo persuades Eck to join the company as a 'greeter' for moneyed clients. All Eck has to do is supply the contacts with entertainment and large G&Ts and then the fund managers will do the rest.

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €

    • The Legacy of Hartlepool Hall

    • Autor: Paul Torday
    • Sprecher: Richard Mitchley
    • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 48 Min.
    • Ungekürztes
    • Gesamt
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Sprecher
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Geschichte
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    From the best-selling author of Salmon Fishing in the Yemen comes a story of inheritance, a great country house, and a way of life that is disappearing...Ed Hartlepool has been living in self-imposed exile for five years, but with a settlement regarding his inheritance looming, he must return to his ancestral seat, Hartlepool Hall.

    Regulärer Preis: 20,95 €