Lily Fitzpatrick loves vintage clothes. But this passion for beautiful clothes is about to have unforeseen consequences when Lily stumbles upon the story of a 1950s New York beauty who shares Lily´s surname. Joy Fitzpatrick was a legend. But what was the famous dress which she once commissioned? What happened to it - and why did Joy suddenly disappear from New York high society? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Genevieve Swallow. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/howe/002595/bk_howe_002595_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Recorded at the modestly sized West Beth Centre in New York City, this album is Eddie´s first recorded outside the UK. It is a brilliant tour de force on empire, religion, and the relationship between Europe and America. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eddie Izzard. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/laff/000003/pf_laff_000003_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A charming story for children. Bedtime book about family traditions and new experiences. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Norma Jean Gradsky. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/063039/bk_acx0_063039_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The debut children’s novel from David Walliams, number one best seller and fastest growing children’s author in the country. Now experience the whole story in glorious sound as David teams up with an old friend (his name begins with Matt and ends with Lucas) to deliver a hilarious and beautifully produced audiobook. Dennis was different.Why was he different, you ask?Well, a small clue might be in the title of this audiobook....Charming, surprising and hilarious - David Walliams’s beautiful first novel will touch the hearts (and funny bones) of children and adults alike.Now David teams up with Matt Lucas to produce an audiobook with a difference. Read by two of the brightest stars in sketch comedy, this lavish production brings the hilarious voices behind Little Britain to your nearest earphones. And it tells a fantastic story too.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Walliams, Matt Lucas. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcuk/000384/bk_hcuk_000384_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Alix Gower has a dream: to join the ranks of Coco Chanel to become a designer in the high-stakes world of Parisian haute couture. But Alix also has a secret: She supports her family by stealing designs to create bootlegs for the foreign market. A hidden sketchbook and two minutes inside Hermès is all she needs to create a perfect replica, to be whisked off to production in New York. Then Alix is given her big break - a chance to finally realize her dream in one of the most prominent Parisian fashion houses - but at the price of copying the breakthrough Spring Collection. Knowing this could be her only opportunity, Alix accepts the arrangement. But when a mystery from her past resurfaces and a chance meeting has her falling into the arms of a handsome English war reporter, Alix learns that the slightest misstep - or misplaced trust - could be all it takes for her life to begin falling apart at the seams. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Anna Bentinck. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/qpuk/000132/bk_qpuk_000132_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Covering the Greeks, Sharks, World War II, and Star Wars, this performance was recorded in New York City during an American tour. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Eddie Izzard. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/laff/000028/pf_laff_000028_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Two stories from the master of the surprise ending.In ´´Elsie in New York´´, Elsie is an innocent young woman who, upon the death of her father, must look for work to make a living. Her father expected her to trust to the good-heartedness of his previous employer, but Elsie prefers to make her own way in life. Although she visits an employment agency and applies for several positions, do-gooders interfere. Thinking they are saving her soul, in actuality they point her toward destruction.In ´´The Purple Dress´´, two young women clerks have been saving money all year to buy new dresses for an annual gala, the Thanksgiving dinner given by their employer. Both are hoping to catch the eye of a certain attractive bachelor at the party. But interactions with a landlady and a dressmaker intervene, and things turn out much differently than either girl could have imagined. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susan McCarthy, David Thorn, Bobbie Frohman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/001799/bk_blak_001799_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Five dramas by Katie Hims exploring the symbolism and significance of the wedding dress. In True Love, Maggie´s dress is so beautiful she can´t bear to take it off. In The Rescue, Lauren resorts to drastic measures to stop her sister getting married. In The Scarecrow, Carla suddenly finds herself the object of attention for all the village men. In Janey´s Big Day, Janey is unprepared for quite how involved her mother is in her wedding plans. And in The Perfect Dress, Nell loves the stories behind the wedding dresses she sells, until Julia tells her story. 1. Language: English. Narrator: full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/007068/bk_bbcw_007068_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Step inside Marietta’s Magic Dress Shop! There are hundreds of beautiful dresses in every colour of the rainbow, sewn with magic thread. Take a look, try one on and wait for the magic to whisk you away... Ava is looking for her cat when she finds Marietta’s mysterious shop. She tries on a perfectly-fitting gold and emerald princess dress and whizzes through a secret mirror - to fairyland! Will she get there in time to be a bridesmaid at Cinderella’s wedding? An irresistible story about the power of wishes and imagination from bestselling author Gwyneth Rees. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sophie Aldred. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/004621/bk_bbcw_004621_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.