Read by Simon Callow, here is the world´s first ´pigaresque novel´. After escaping the butcher´s knife with the help of his steadfast companion, Sam, Toby soon finds himself under the order of the volatile impresario Silas Bisset and his travelling menagerie of performing monkeys, horses, turkeys, and canaries. Before too long, he is packing out theatres and concert halls, impressing the crowds with his ability to count, spell, and even read the minds of ladies. But celebrity comes at a cost, as Toby soon finds out. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Simon Callow. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/cnon/000047/bk_cnon_000047_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Aaron Latham´s popular Code of the West took its inspiration from Arthurian legend, exchanging cowboys and ranchers for knights and kings. This sequel returns listeners to the great plains of Texas in the late 19th century, adapting the story of the quest for the Holy Grail.Percy York Goodnight, or Pyg as he prefers, and his mother Revelie travel back to the family ranch in Texas to be reunited with Loving, a man with whom Revelie once shared a passionate affair. He´s been shot and is near death, but that is not the only tragedy playing out in the Lone Star State. It seems that the ax of family legend, that once rested in Pyg´s father´s tombstone, has been stolen. Now Pyg´s leading a posse aiming to get it back. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Henry Strozier. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/reco/002141/bk_reco_002141_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.