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    • The Day of the Jackal

    • De : Frederick Forsyth
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 13 h et 6 min
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    One of the most celebrated thrillers ever written, The Day of the Jackal is the electrifying story of an anonymous Englishman who in, the spring of 1963, was hired by Colonel Marc Rodin, Operations Chief of the O. A. S., to assassinate General de Gaulle.

    Prix : 24,63 €

    • When the Devil Holds the Candle

    • De : Karin Fossum
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 8 h et 33 min
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    Has anyone seen Andreas? Andreas's disappearance is a mystery to all, including his inseparable friend Zipp. But its not easy for Zipp to come forward with details of the last time he saw his friend - they had been following an old woman, an easy target for some quick cash, and Andreas boldly followed her into her home brandishing his knife, the next moment he was gone.

    Prix : 23,36 €

    • The Wisdom of Life, Counsels and Maxims

    • De : Arthur Schopenhauer
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 9 h et 27 min
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    'The two foes of human happiness are pain and boredom.' Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860) was one of the most influential philosophers of the 19th century because his humanistic, atheistic, if pessimistic views chimed with a new secularism that was emerging from a Western society dominated by religion. Despite his rather forbidding image (and a few outdated views), he is one of the most approachable German philosophers, and this is certainly evident in these two key works, The Wisdom of Life and Counsels and Maxims.

    Prix : 24,63 €

    • He Who Fears the Wolf

    • De : Karin Fossum
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 8 h et 10 min
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    A 12-year-old boy runs wildly into his local police station claiming to have seen Halldis Horn's brutally murdered corpse. Errki Johrma, an escaped psychiatric patient and known town misfit, was sighted at the scene disappearing into the woods. The next morning the local bank is robbed at gunpoint. Making his escape the robber takes a hostage and flees and, once again, a suspect takes to the woods. As the felon's plans begin to fall apart he is, in contrast to his quiet hostage, rapidly losing his control and power.

    Prix : 23,36 €

    • Dictator

    • De : Robert Harris
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 13 h et 46 min
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    There was a time when Cicero held Caesar’s life in the palm of his hand. But now Caesar is the dominant figure, and Cicero’s life is in ruins. Exiled, separated from his wife and children, his possessions confiscated, his life constantly in danger, Cicero is tormented by the knowledge that he has sacrificed power for the sake of his principles. His comeback requires wit, skill and courage - and, for a brief and glorious period, the legendary orator is once more the supreme senator in Rome.

    Prix : 28,62 €

    • In the Darkness

    • De : Karin Fossum
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 8 h et 49 min
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    Eva is walking by the river one afternoon when a body floats to the surface of the icy water. She tells her daughter to wait patiently while she calls the police, but when she reaches the phone box Eva dials another number altogether. The dead man, Egil, has been missing for months, and it doesn't take long for Inspector Sejer and his team to establish that he was the victim of a very violent killer. But the trail has gone cold.

    Prix : 20,44 €

    • An Officer and a Spy

    • De : Robert Harris
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 16 h et 3 min
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    They lied to protect their country. He told the truth to save it. A gripping historical thriller from the bestselling author of Fatherland. January 1895. On a freezing morning in the heart of Paris, an army officer, Georges Picquart, witnesses a convicted spy, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, being publicly humiliated in front of twenty thousand spectators baying ‘Death to the Jew!’ The officer is rewarded with promotion: Picquart is made the French army’s youngest colonel and put in command of ‘the Statistical Section’ - the shadowy intelligence unit that tracked down Dreyfus.

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    • Dreyfus<br />

    • Auteur(s) : Thomas Neal le 01/01/2018

    Prix : 24,54 €

    • East West Street

    • De : Philippe Sands
    • Lu par : Philippe Sands, David Rintoul
    • Durée : 14 h et 24 min
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    When human rights lawyer Philippe Sands received an invitation to deliver a lecture in the Western Ukrainian city of Lviv, he began to uncover a series of extraordinary historical coincidences. It set him on a quest that would take him halfway around the world in an exploration of the origins of international law and the pursuit of his own secret family history, beginning and ending with the last day of the Nuremberg Trials.

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    • Awesome work.

    • Auteur(s) : Saskia Boo le 29/05/2018

    Prix : 20,44 €

    • Alex

    • Camille Verhoeven, Book 2
    • De : Pierre Lemaitre, Frank Wynne
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 11 h et 7 min
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    Winner of the CWA International Dagger. In kidnapping cases, the first few hours are crucial. After that, the chances of being found alive go from slim to nearly none. Alex Prevost – beautiful, resourceful, tough – may be no ordinary victim, but her time is running out. Commandant Camille Verhoeven and his detectives have nothing to go on: no suspect, no lead, rapidly diminishing hope. All they know is that a girl was snatched off the streets of Paris and bundled into a white van. The enigma that is the fate of Alex will keep Verhoeven guessing until the bitter, bitter end.

    Prix : 20,45 €

    • Munich

    • De : Robert Harris
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 9 h et 38 min
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    Set over four days against the backdrop of the Munich Conference of September 1938, Munich follows the fortunes of two men who were friends at Oxford together in the 1920s. Hugh Legat is a rising star of the British diplomatic service, serving in 10 Downing Street as a private secretary to the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. Paul von Hartmann is on the staff of the German Foreign Office - and secretly a member of the anti-Hitler resistance. They have not been in contact for more than a decade.

    Prix : 22,48 €

    • Buddenbrooks

    • The Decline of a Family
    • De : Thomas Mann
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 27 h
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    First published in 1900, when Thomas Mann was 25, Buddenbrooks is a minutely imagined chronicle of four generations of a North German mercantile family - a work so true to life that it scandalized the author’s former neighbours in his native Lübeck.

    Prix : 51,44 €

    • Heart of Darkness

    • De : Joseph Conrad
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 4 h et 6 min
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    Joseph Conrad's searing tale of one of the strangest and most memorable journeys ever taken. Quite simply the scariest book ever written, this is a searing tale of one of the strangest and most memorable journeys ever undertaken - to the heart of a geographical and psychological wilderness from which no-one returns unscarred. For this isn't simply a journey up an uncharted river into a geographical wilderness; rather, it's a trip deep into our collective subconscious.

    Prix : 13,28 €

    • An Uncertain Place

    • De : Fred Vargas
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 10 h et 58 min
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    Commissaire Adamsberg leaves Paris for a three-day conference in London. Accompanying him are Estalere, a young sergeant, and Commandant Danglard, who is terrified at the idea of travelling beneath the Channel. It is a welcome change of scenery, until a macabre and brutal case comes to the attention of their colleague Radstock from New Scotland Yard.Just outside the gates of the baroque Highgate Cemetery a pile of shoes is found. Not so strange in itself, but the shoes contain severed feet.

    Prix : 22,48 €

    • In Praise of Shadows

    • De : Junichiro Tanizaki
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 1 h et 28 min
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    In Praise of Shadows is an eloquent tribute to the austere beauty of traditional Japanese aesthetics. Through architecture, ceramics, theatre, food, women, and even toilets, Tanizaki explains the essence of shadows and darkness, and how they are able to augment beauty. He laments the heavy electric lighting of the West and its introduction to Japan, and shows how the artificial, bright, and polished aesthetic of the West contrasts unfavorably with the moody and natural light of the East.

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    • Earthly Remains

    • De : Donna Leon
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 8 h et 53 min
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    During the interrogation of an entitled, arrogant man suspected of giving drugs to a young girl who then died, Commissario Guido Brunetti acts rashly, doing something he will quickly come to regret. In the aftermath he begins to doubt his career choices and realises that he needs a break from the stifling problems of his work. Granted leave from the Questura, Brunetti is shipped off by his wife, Paola, to a villa owned by a wealthy relative on Sant'Erasmo, one of the largest islands in the Venetian laguna.

    Prix : 20,45 €

    • Waverley

    • De : Sir Walter Scott
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 17 h et 9 min
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    Waverley by Sir Walter Scott is an enthralling tale of love, war and divided loyalties. Taking place during the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745, the novel tells the story of proud English officer Edward Waverley. After being posted to Dundee, Edward eventually befriends chieftain of the Highland Clan Mac-Ivor and falls in love with his beautiful sister Flora. He then renounces his former loyalties in order actively to support Scotland in open rebellion against the Union with England. The book depicts stunning, romantic panoramas of the Highlands.

    Prix : 31,42 €

    • The Socratic Dialogues Early Period, Volume 2

    • Gorgias, Protagoras, Meno, Euthydemus, Lesser Hippias, Greater Hippias
    • De : Plato, Benjamin Jowett - translator
    • Lu par : David Rintoul, full cast
    • Durée : 10 h et 9 min
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    Here, in this second collection of Socratic Dialogues from Plato's Early Period, read by David Rintoul as Socrates with a full cast, are contrasting six works. Often, as with Gorgias, which opens the recording, Socrates combats the popular subjects of sophistry and rhetoric, in direct conversation with Gorgias (a leading sophist teacher), and with one of his pupils, Callicles.

    Prix : 20,74 €

    • The Bertie Project

    • 44 Scotland Street, Book 11
    • De : Alexander McCall Smith
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 8 h et 44 min
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    Once more, we catch up with the delightful goings-on in the fictitious 44 Scotland Street from Alexander McCall Smith. With customary charm and deftness, Alexander McCall Smith gives us another installment in this popular series, now running in its ninth season in the Scotsman. Anything could happen to Bertie and the gang....

    Prix : 35,77 €

    • The Waters of Eternal Youth

    • Brunetti 25
    • De : Donna Leon
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 8 h et 10 min
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    In The Waters of Eternal Youth, the 25th instalment in the best-selling Brunetti series, our commissario finds himself drawn into a case that may not be a crime at all. Brunetti is investigating a cold case by request of the Grand Contessa Lando-Continui, a friend of Brunetti's mother-in-law. Fifteen years ago the Contessa's teenage granddaughter, Manuela, was found drowning in a canal.

    Prix : 20,44 €

    • Falling in Love

    • De : Donna Leon
    • Lu par : David Rintoul
    • Durée : 7 h et 38 min
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    In Death at La Fenice, Donna Leon’s first novel in the Commissario Brunetti series, readers were introduced to the glamorous and cut-throat world of opera and to one of Italy’s finest living sopranos, Flavia Petrelli - then a suspect in the poisoning of a renowned German conductor. Now, many years after Brunetti cleared her name, Flavia has returned to the illustrious La Fenice to sing the lead in Tosca. As an opera superstar, Flavia is well acquainted with attention from adoring fans and aspiring singers.

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    • Fallling in love

    • Auteur(s) : Wombat75 le 05/09/2015

    Prix : 20,45 €

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