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Chivers Audio Books

Overview
Works: 395 works in 431 publications in 1 language and 8,821 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  History  Psychological fiction  Children's audiobooks  Romance fiction  Historical fiction  Political fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Classifications: PR4034, FIC
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Most widely held works by Chivers Audio Books
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer( Recording )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AWhen a twelve-year-old evil genius tries to restore his family fortune by capturing a fairy and demanding a ransom in gold, the fairies fight back with magic, technology, and a particularly nasty troll
A passage to India by E. M Forster( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Englishwoman travels to India to visit her fiancee and is caught between the allure of the exotic Indian lifestyle and proper upbringing.--
Pride and prejudice by Jane Austen( Recording )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early nineteenth century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters
Full circle by Michael Palin( Recording )

in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palin's account of his circumnavigation of the Pacific Rim
Brideshead revisited by Evelyn Waugh( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brideshead Revisited tells the story of the Marckmain family, as narrated by friend Charles Ryder. Aristocratic, beautiful, and charming, the Marchmains are indeed a symbol of England and her decline; the novel a mirror of the upper-class of the 1920s and the abdication of responsibility in the 1930s
Hallowe'en party by Agatha Christie( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a young girl boasts that she once winessed a murder, no one believes her. The girl later is found dead and Poirot must discover whether there is one murder to solve or a double murder.--
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Everywhere Maxim de Winter's young and frightened second wife turns, there are memories of Rebecca, his first wife. Hard as she tries to live her own life with Maxim at Manderley, it seems that the memory of Rebecca is there to live it for her
Original sin by P. D James( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Book publishing has always been a competitive business. At Peverell Press, it's becoming cutthroat
A tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Recording )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Tale of Two Cities is one of Charles Dickens's most exciting novels. Set against the backdrop of the French Revolution, it tells the story of a family threatened by the terrible events of the past. Doctor Manette was wrongly imprisoned in the Bastille for eighteen years without trial by the aristocratic authorities. Finally released, he is reunited with his daughter, Lucie, who despite her French ancestry has been brought up in London. Lucie falls in love with Charles Darnay, another expatriate, who has abandoned wealth and a title in France because of his political convictions. When revolution breaks out in Paris, Darnay returns to the city to help an old family servant, but there he is arrested because of the crimes committed by his relations. His wife, Lucie, their young daughter, and her aged father follow him across the Channel, thus putting all their lives in danger." -- from the publisher
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of love turning in on itself and the violence and misery that result from thwarted longing
Affairs at Thrush Green by Read( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of the happenings in a small Cotswold community
An infamous army by Georgette Heyer( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the beautiful and outrageous Lady Barbara Childe meets Charles Audley her joie de vivre knows no bounds -- until the eve of the fateful Battle of Waterloo
The stately home murder by Catherine Aird( Recording )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At a stately manor home, open for public tours, a young boy lifts the helmet on a suit of armor and finds a human face staring back at him! Detective C.D. Sloan and his wisecracking sidekick, Crosby, must figure out who stashed the body and why
Eagle in the sky by Wilbur A Smith( Recording )

in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete and unabridged
Wild swans by Jung Chang( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is the story of three generations of women in a Chinese family and mirrors the tumultuous history of twentieth-century China. Jung Chang's grandmother was born into the feudal China of 1909. Her feet were bound and at the age of 15 she was given to a warlord general as a concubine. Her daughter grew up in occupied Manchuria and became active in the underground Nationalist movement. Jung Chang herself became a Red Guard but eventually came to question Mao -- a step which was to have momentous consequences for her and her family."--Container
The gods of war by Conn Iggulden( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Caesar must fight his toughest battle year - with Rome itself. Julius Caesar, fresh from triumph in Britain and Gaul, is marching on Rome with his legions of hardened veterans. His goal: to unseat Pompey, now dictator of the Empire. But waging war on your own people is never easy. And even after the city itself is taken and Julius, Brutus, Mark Antony and Octavian re-enter in triumph, there are many battles left to fight. For across the Empire there are legions loyal to Pompey. How ill Caesar prevail? And at what cost?--Container
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In early nineteenth-century England, an orphaned young woman accepts employment as a governess and soon finds herself in love with her employer who has a terrible secret
Atonement by Ian McEwan( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three children lost their innocence --as the sweltering summer heat bears down on the hottest day in 1935-- and their lives are changed forever
Cause for concern by Margaret Yorke( Recording )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan lives in fear of her middle-aged son. Why does she put up with Martin's treatment and what is the truth of the relationship between Susan & Martin?
Keeping the dead by Tess Gerritsen( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She's Pilgrim Hospital's most unusual patient, and on this Saturday night a media circus is gathered to record every minute of her visit to the X-ray department. Crammed into the small CT scan room are reporters, TV cameras, a select group of medical technicians - and forensic pathologist Maura Isles. Maura is there because the patient being scanned tonight isn't alive. She's probably been dead for centuries. She is, in fact, a mummy. As the CT scan proceeds, everyone in the room leans in close - and gasps in horror as an image of a bullet is revealed. Maura declares it a possible homicide case and calls in Detective Jane Rizzoli. When the preserved body of a second victim is found - and then a third - it becomes clear that a maniac is at large
 
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A passage to IndiaPride and prejudiceFull circleBrideshead revisitedA tale of two citiesThe stately home murderWild swansJane Eyre