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  • Planet of the Apes

  • By: Pierre Boulle
  • Narrated by: Greg Wise
  • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63

Greg Wise reads Pierre Boulle's chilling, iconic novel about a nightmare world where apes rule over men. In a spaceship that can travel at the speed of light, Ulysse, a journalist, sets off from Earth for the nearest solar system. He finds there a planet which resembles his own, except that on Soror humans behave like animals and are hunted by a civilised race of primates.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Forget the statue of liberty

  • By Dr Caterpillar on 17-04-16

Entertaining listen for Ape fans!

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

Reviewed: 25-02-17

Would you consider the audio edition of Planet of the Apes to be better than the print version?

I have not read the print version of Planet of the Apes, but the flow of the audio book is excellent so I doubt the print version would be any better.

Any additional comments?

The book is fairly different from the original film franchise and the ultimate twist at the end had me smiling. I really enjoyed listening to this book and while a big fan of the films, was pleased that it offered something slightly different.

  • The Godfather

  • By: Mario Puzo
  • Narrated by: Joe Mantegna
  • Length: 18 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,943
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,804
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,800

A modern masterpiece, The Godfather is a searing portrayal of the 1940s criminal underworld. It is also the intimate story of the Corleone family, at once drawn together and ripped apart by its unique position at the core of the American Mafia. Still shocking 40 years after it was first published, this compelling tale of blackmail, murder, and family values is a true classic.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • DO NOT MISS THIS!

  • By suze0501@aol.com on 26-02-15

Great story and brilliant narration

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

Reviewed: 25-02-16

If you are a fan of the film you'll love it and if not you'll still love it.