Their hedonistic search for release or fulfilment through drink, sex, drugs and jazz becomes an exploration of personal freedom, a test of the limits of the American dream. It’s almost Mummy’s 50th birthday. Robert Lacey, Narrated by: Matt Dillon, By: At 5 feet 11 inches (116lb, 32in chest, 27in waist), in trademark suit jacket, skin-tight drainpipes and dark glasses, with jet-black back-combed hair and mouth full of gold teeth, he is instantly recognisable. Why are humans seemingly hardwired to worship gold? But a strange and frightening illness has taken hold of Nevermoor, turning infected Wunimals into mindless, vicious Unnimals on the hunt. In this enchanting selection of fairy tales, award-winning author Philip Pullman presents his 50 favourite stories from the Brothers Grimm in a 'clear as water' retelling, making them feel fresh and unfamiliar with his dark, distinctive voice. Limitless is a book about the power of following our dreams - however unlikely they may seem - and of striving to reach our potential, even when we might not believe in it ourselves. Narrator Dan Stevens ( Downton Abbey) presents an uncanny performance of Mary Shelley's timeless gothic novel, an epic battle between man and monster at its greatest literary pitch. As a Latina, myself, I was predisposed to find it of interest, but all I found was that the Emporer did not have any clothes. The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, read by Sandra Cisneros by PRH Audio published on 2015-02-24T19:01:45Z Acclaimed by critics, beloved by readers of all ages, taught everywhere from inner-city grade schools to universities across the country, and translated all over the world, The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero. Samuel West, By: His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden. In this novel you will meet a lot of strong women identities, but also a lot of suppressed ones, which gives a good picture of the life they must go through in their search for the American Dream. Based on your location you have been directed to audible.co.uk, Pick any two audiobooks for free, and they're yours. Michael Beck, By: Brief vignettes depicting life in a poor neighborhood from the viewpoint of the Latina author, while coming of age, just did not do it for me. Over time it has come to symbolise wealth and status. Morrigan Crow and her friends have survived their first year as proud scholars of the elite Wundrous Society, helped bring down the nefarious Ghastly Market and proven themselves loyal to Unit 919. Damian Lynch, By: John Cooper Clarke, The Bigger the Kids, the Bigger the Drink, By: