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Mrs. E. D'agostino

Edinburgh
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  • The ABC Murders

  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
  • Length: 6 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 271
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 223
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 221

There's a serial killer on the loose, bent on working his way through the alphabet. And as a macabre calling card he leaves beside each victim's corpe the ABC Railway Guide open at the name of the town where the murder has taken place.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book for Agatha Christie lovers

  • By kat on 10-04-13

Original and Best

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

Reviewed: 05-01-19

Hércule won't replace Sherlock in my affections but I enjoyed this way more than the recent Amazon /BBC adaptation, worth going back to the source. I enjoyed the narration.

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  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

  • By: Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer, Susan Duerden, Rosalyn Landor, and others
  • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 765
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 633
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 631

It's 1946 and author Juliet Ashton can't think of what to write next. Out of the blue, she receives a letter from Dawsey Adams of Guernsey - by chance, he's acquired a book that once belonged to her - and, spurred on by their mutual love of reading, they begin a correspondence.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A thoroughly enjoyable listen.

  • By Amazon Customer on 21-06-09

Thoroughly Enjoyed

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

Reviewed: 04-03-18

Loved this book, both the story and the narration are superb, having different narrators for each character really added to the experience , their voices suited their characters perfectly.

  • 30 Minute Guided Meditation - Meditation for Sleep, Relaxation & Stress Relief

  • By: Benjamin P Bonetti
  • Narrated by: Benjamin P Bonetti
  • Length: 29 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 19

'And breathe...' With meditation and relaxation, without stress, anxiety or fear - you have control within that moment of breath.... With 'and breathe...', you’ll uncover the true value in that moment of conscious breath. With mindfulness meditation proving to benefit thousands of people around the world, 'and breathe...' is your solution to less stress and a happier life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyed

  • By Mrs. E. D'agostino on 25-02-18

Enjoyed

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

Reviewed: 25-02-18

I've enjoyed listening to this a couple of times so far, his voice is calming and didn't grate. It wasn't expensive so I'd say give it a try.

  • Something Fresh

  • By: P. G. Wodehouse
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Cecil
  • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 169
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140

The one thing that could be expected to disturb the peace of life at Blandings is the incursion of imposters. And Blandings has imposters like other houses have mice. On this occasion, there are two of them: both intent on a dangerous enterprise.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Breathtaking

  • By Seimon on 25-06-09

Loved it!

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

Reviewed: 22-09-17

Thoroughly enjoyed this book. I've listened to quite a few of PG Wodehouse's books and enjoyed them all but there was something about this one, the story wasn't quite so fantastical or convoluted, that really made it stand out for me.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • Holding

  • By: Graham Norton
  • Narrated by: Graham Norton
  • Length: 7 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,957
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,782
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,778

Graham Norton's masterful debut is an intelligently crafted story of love, secrets and loss. The remote Irish village of Duneen has known little drama, and yet its inhabitants are troubled. Sergeant PJ Collins hasn't always been this overweight; mother of two Brid Riordan hasn't always been an alcoholic; and elegant Evelyn Ross hasn't always felt that her life was a total waste.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A classic tale of love and loss

  • By Panda on 13-11-16

Really enjoyed!

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

Reviewed: 08-01-17

I really enjoyed this. I did find it strange to begin with having Graham Norton reading it, it felt funny having him read me a story but once I got used to it, it was fine.

  • Galahad at Blandings

  • By: P. G. Wodehouse
  • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
  • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 21

A major mix-up at Blandings Castle, in which Galahad introduces yet another imposter to Lord Emsworth's residence and the Empress of Blandings gets sloshed in her sty. Formidable comic characters designed to interrupt Lord Emsworth's peace include his overbearing sister Lady Hermione Wedge who comes complete her own meddling secretary, and Dame Daphne Winkworth who has her eye on becoming the next Countess. As ever the stage is set for Gally to try and restore order to the ensuing chaos!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Nonsense!

  • By Mrs. E. D'agostino on 26-11-16

Great Nonsense!

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

Reviewed: 26-11-16

I enjoy listening to PG Woodhouse at bed time, especially when Martin Jarvis is narrating.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful