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    Stephen Hawking — The Grand Design (2010) MP3, CBR 320 kbit/s

        The Grand Design is a popular-science book written by Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow in 2010. It argues that invoking God is not necessary to explain the origins of the universe, and that the Big Bang is a consequence of the laws of physics alone.   Информация о книге Original Title: The Grand Design Year: September 7, 2010 Language: English Author: Stephen Hawking, Leonard Mlodinow Narrator: Steve West Publisher: Random House Audio ASIN: B004266K2A Duration: 4 hours and 32 minutes [Unаbridged edition] Format: Audiobook Audio-Codec: MP3 Bitrate Audio: CBR 320 kbps Archive size: 424.4 MB (445,015,142 B) Download Stephen Hawking - The Grand Design (2010) MP3, CBR 320…

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    William Shakespeare — From Shakespeare — With Love (The Best of Sonnets) (2009) MP3, CBR 192 kbit/s

        Shakespeare’s Sonnets, one of the most remarkable collections of poetry, was first published in 1609, 400 years ago by Mr Thomas Thorpe. Naxos AudioBooks marks the occasion with a selection of 80 of the finest, read by leading actors. The selection includes famous ones such as ‘Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day’ as well as lesser well-known sonnets though of equally fine stature.   Информация о книге Original Title: From Shakespeare - With Love (The Best of Sonnets) Year: April 15, 2009 Language: English Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: David Tennant, Juliet Stevenson, Anton Lesser, Maxine Peake, Stella Gonet, Bertie Carvel, Alex Jennings Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks ASIN:…

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    Ernest Hemingway — The Sun Also Rises (1999) MP3, CBR 128 kbit/s

            The novel is a powerful insight into the lives and values of the so-called «Lost Generation», chronicling the experiences of Jake Barnes and several acquaintances on their pilgrimage to Pamplona for the annual fiesta and bull fights. Barnes suffered an injury during World War I which makes him unable to consummate a sexual relationship with Brett Ashley. The story follows Jake and his various companions across France and Spain. Initially, Jake seeks peace away from Brett by taking a fishing trip to Burguete, deep within the Spanish hills, with companion Bill Gorton, another veteran of the war. The fiesta in Pamplona is the setting for the…

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    George Bernard Shaw — Pygmalion (2004) MP3, CBR 128 kbit/s

        Pygmalion remains one of the most popular stories – but mainly in the medium of the musical; the evergreen My Fair Lady. But much of the charm and wit comes from the words and timing in Shaw’s original play. Here are the characters of Professor Higgins, his friend Colonel Pickering, and their charge, Eliza Doolittle. Directed by John Tydeman, this delightful comedy is presented in its original play version, with the extended narrations setting the background and concluding the drama – a device perfectly suited to Audiobook.   Информация о книге Original Title: Pygmalion Year: 2004 Language: English Author: George Bernard Shaw Narrator: Anton Lesser, Lucy Whybrow, Geoffrey…

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    Suzanne Collins — The Hunger Games (2008) MP3, CBR 128 kbit/s

        In a not-too-distant future, the United States of America has collapsed, weakened by drought, fire, famine, and war, to be replaced by Panem, a country divided into the Capitol and 12 districts. Each year, two young representatives from each district are selected by lottery to participate in The Hunger Games. Part entertainment, part brutal intimidation of the subjugated districts, the televised games are broadcasted throughout Panem as the 24 participants are forced to eliminate their competitors, literally, with all citizens required to watch. When 16-year-old Katniss’s young sister, Prim, is selected as the mining district’s female representative, Katniss volunteers to take her place. She and her male counterpart,…

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    Suzanne Collins — Catching Fire (2009) M4A, VBR ~96 kbit/s

        In The Hunger Games we learned a little about the Capitol. We saw what life is like in District 12. We heard snippets of what life is like in the other Districts. In Catching Fire we learn just how much power the Capitol has over the people and how far they will go to keep it. Catching Fire starts off with a bang and the action doesn’t stop. I was holds your breath until the very end. Suzanne Collins is a genius. The Hunger Games was an amazing book and she managed to follow it up with an equally amazing tale. Sometimes, in books the protagonist gets overshadowed…

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    Suzanne Collins — Mockingjay: The Final Book of The Hunger Games (2010) MP3, CBR 96 kbit/s

        Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she’s made it out of the bloody arena alive, she’s still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge. Who do they think should pay for the unrest? Katniss. And what’s worse, President Snow has made it clear that no one else is safe either. Not Katniss’s family, not her friends, not the people of District 12. Powerful and haunting, this thrilling final installment of Suzanne Collins’s groundbreaking The Hunger Games trilogy promises to be one of the most talked about books of the year.   Информация о книге Original Title: Mockingjay:…

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    O. Henry — Ten Best Stories (2013) MP3, CBR 192 kbit/s

        The 10 short stories in this marvelous collection were chosen by series editor Furman in consultation with jurors Kevin Brockmeier, Francine Prose, and Colm Toibin. The stories range in style from the gritty noir of David Means’ Sault Ste. Marie to the mesmerizing mythmaking of Louise Erdrich’s The Plague of Doves, while the settings include a village perched on top of an enormous whale (David Lawrence Morse’s Conceived) as well as a swank suite at the Plaza Hotel (Xu Xi’s Famine). The three most powerful stories seem to have in common the ability to immerse readers in a character’s sudden, searing moment of self-knowledge and the way that…

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    William Shakespeare — Othello (Dramatized) (2009) WMA, CBR 128 kbit/s

        Shakespeare’s Othello is one of his finest and most famous tragedies. This highly acclaimed performance, which ran between November 2007 and February 2008 at the Donmar Warehouse in London, features Chiwetel Ejiofor as the Moor Othello, Ewan McGregor as the scheming Iago, and Kelly Reilly as the gentle Desdemona. This recording features music written specifically for the stage production which enjoyed huge success – each performance was a sell-out.   Информация о книге Original Title: Othello (Dramatized) Year: 2009 Language: English Author: William Shakespeare Narrator: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Ewan McGregor, Kelly Reilly Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks ASIN: B002X98JD6 Duration: 2 hours and 36 minutes [Abridged edition] Format: Audiobook (Dramatized) Audio-Codec:…

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    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn — One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (2013) MP3, CBR 160 kbit/s

        Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn’s startling book led, almost 30 years later, to Glasnost, Perestroika, and the «Fall of the Wall». One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich brilliantly portrays a single day, any day, in the life of a single Russian soldier who was captured by the Germans in 1945 and who managed to escape a few days later. Along with millions of others, this soldier was charged with some sort of political crime, and since it was easier to confess than deny it and die, Ivan Denisovich «confessed» to «high treason» and received a sentence of 10 years in a Siberian labor camp. In 1962, the Soviet…