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  • Night Watch

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Stephen Briggs
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,408
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,992
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,991

Truth! Justice! Freedom! And a hard-boiled egg! Commander Sam Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork City Watch had it all. But now he's back in his own rough, tough past, without even the clothes he was standing up in when the lightning struck. Living in the past is hard. Dying in the past is incredibly easy. But he must survive; he has a job to do.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Serious fun.

  • By Will on 15-11-11

A favourite read by a man "who was there"

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-01-19

Night Watch has been one of my favourite Terry Pratchett's books since its publication and I even have a signed copy of it. Stephen had even then been Terry's collaborator I think, although I may be wrong on that count. In any case he'd soon become one.

His rendition of The Watch characters thus carries special weight and he did a sterling job as far as I'm concerned.

Great book and a wonderful performance. I heartily recommend it.

  • The Silk Roads

  • A New History of the World
  • By: Peter Frankopan
  • Narrated by: Laurence Kennedy
  • Length: 24 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,614
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,369
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,352

The sun is setting on the Western world. Slowly but surely, the direction in which the world spins has reversed: where for the last five centuries the globe turned westward on its axis, it now turns to the east.... For centuries, fame and fortune were to be found in the West - in the New World of the Americas. Today it is the East that calls out to those in search of adventure and riches. The region stretching from Eastern Europe and sweeping right across Central Asia, deep into China and India, is taking center stage.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Poor reading.

  • By Paul on 29-08-17

I couldn't get into it, perhaps it's for reading

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-08-17

I was struggling to focus even though I was interested in the topic. The promise of eastern perspective didn't shine through, it's still seemed quite a western European perspective. Perhaps it gets better but I think this one will be better to read than it is to listen. And I'll read it instead.

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  • The Richest Man in Babylon

  • By: George S. Clason
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,671
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,459
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,464

A modern day classic, The Richest Man in Babylon dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. These famous "Babylonian parables" offer an understanding of - and solution to - a lifetime's worth of personal financial problems, and hold the secrets to acquiring money, keeping money, and earning more money.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely amazing universal truths!

  • By Botty on 19-07-18

It's an interesting parable with some sage advice

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-08-17

But a bit pretentious for my liking. i suppose it would have been all the rage and motivational in the midst of the Great Depression.

  • Norse Mythology

  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
  • Length: 6 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,180
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,591
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,575

The great Norse myths are woven into the fabric of our storytelling - from Tolkien, Alan Garner and Rosemary Sutcliff to Game of Thrones and Marvel Comics. They are also an inspiration for Neil Gaiman's own award-bedecked, best-selling fiction. Now he reaches back through time to the original source stories in a thrilling and vivid rendition of the great Norse tales.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Norseome

  • By AnnG on 03-03-17

interesting rendition told lovingly by a fan

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-04-17

interesting rendition told lovingly by a fan and a great author of fantasy in his own right