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  • Before I Fall

  • By: Lauren Oliver
  • Narrated by: Sarah Drew
  • Length: 12 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 125
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 124

They say 'live every day as if it's your last' - but you never actually think it's going to be. At least I didn't. The thing is, you don't get to know when it happens. You don't remember to tell your family that you love them or - in my case - remember to say goodbye to them at all. But what if, like me, you could live your last day over and over again? Could you make it perfect? If your whole life flashed before your eyes, would you have no regrets? Or are there some things you'd want to change?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating

  • By Miss on 23-11-12

Brilliant

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

Reviewed: 17-12-18

I loved it. The characters were gripping. The ending was unexpected. A must read. Really good morals

  • Mythos

  • By: Stephen Fry
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,742
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,835
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,788

The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney. They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cultural DNA of the West. You'll fall in love with Zeus, marvel at the birth of Athena, wince at Cronus and Gaia's revenge on Ouranos, weep with King Midas and hunt with the beautiful and ferocious Artemis.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stephen Fry does it again

  • By L. Turner on 14-11-17

Good Listen

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-12-18

I really enjoyed it. Stephen Fry was great. Only thing is I would've liked more stories.

  • Lord of the Flies

  • By: William Golding
  • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
  • Length: 6 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,478
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,341
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,340

A plane crashes on a desert island and the only survivors, a group of schoolboys, assemble on the beach and wait to be rescued. By day they inhabit a land of bright fantastic birds and dark blue seas, but at night their dreams are haunted by the image of a terrifying beast. As the boys’ delicate sense of order fades, so their childish dreams are transformed into something more primitive, and their behaviour starts to take on a murderous, savage significance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not a single word wasted.

  • By stephen on 28-04-13

Interesting.

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

Reviewed: 04-07-18

Slow start. Moving. Would have liked to know what happened to characters. If justice given.