New This Month
The much-loved Bill Homewood returns with Balzac’s revered novel, Father Goriot. Considered one of the finest works of Balzac’s La Comédie Humaine, Father Goriot gives a startling glimpse into the vanity and selfishness of 19th-century Paris. Penelope Rawlins follows her acclaimed reading of Henry James’s The Turn of the Screw, described as a ‘listening treat’ by AudioFile magazine, with an endearing performance of Daisy Miller, James’s story about an irreverent young American girl and her adventures in Europe. We also have Phineas Redux, the fourth volume in Trollope’s Palliser series, read by the award-winning David Shaw-Parker, and the third volume of Samuel Richardson’s masterpiece Clarissa, read by Samuel West and cast.
Impoverished young aristocrat Eugène de Rastignac is determined to climb the social ladder and impress himself on Parisian high society.
Daisy Miller is a young American girl travelling Europe with her mother and younger brother. While in Vevey, Switzerland…
Returned from Ireland after the death of his wife, Phineas Finn has a newfound ambition to rise through the ranks of English politics.
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Summer affords many of us the opportunity to do some of the enjoyable things that we have been unable to find time for during the rest of the year – this includes reading… and, of course, listening. This could be …