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An absolute delight!

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Reviewed: 18-04-20

I bought this book on a whim a couple of years ago and just got around to reading it.
It’s amusing, real and totally engrossing. The main characters jump out and take life. You’ll love it!

Well worth a listen!

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Reviewed: 20-03-20

Wonderfully narrated and very intense. I loved this from start to finish. Be warned, you may be sleep deprived at the end.

Buyer beware!

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3 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 01-03-20

The start of the book is as excellent as the previous ones, but the sudden, unannounced stop was not foreseen.
Then, without warning, it goes far ahead into the future with a short story that really had no bearing on the previous part of the book.

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Do not miss this book! Highly recommended.

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Reviewed: 12-06-19

This book is among the ten best books I have ever read. It is compelling from start to finish.
The narration is excellent and adds to the enjoyment.
It’s a very long tome but it’s rich in characters that are well developed and I hated when it ended.

A Masterpiece

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Reviewed: 01-05-19

This is a classic well worth its position in the best of libraries. It's beautifully narrated with wonderful language. I shall definitely listen to it again.

An absolute must for anyone's library!

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Reviewed: 16-03-19

This book was reminiscent of To Kill A Mockingbird but the characters were richer, well developed and credible. I loved every second of it from start to finish.
The narration is excellent. The story is introduced developed and ended perfectly.

Just brilliant!

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Reviewed: 22-09-18

A good book from start to finish, with great characters, brought to life by excellent narration. I’d recommend this one to everyone.

Great story

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Reviewed: 16-07-18

The excellent narration by Stephen Pacey made this book easy to listen to and become totally enthralled.
It’s an insight into a part of history of which l was previously unaware.
I look forward to the other parts of this series.

Great tale TERRIBLE narration.

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Reviewed: 06-05-18

Despite the terrible narration and mispronunciations, this book is well worth a listen. Why an English speaker cannot pronounce Octavian, Veni Vidi Vici, is beyond me! These are only a couple of examples of a catalogue of errors.

Why change the narrator?

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4 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 25-04-18

This is an excellent book as were the previous two in the series, however, the change in the choice of narrator was a bad move.
The pronunciations are pathetic and he has not the same empathy with the story as had the narrator of the first two books.
This narrator made an excellent book painful to listen to and he obviously loves the sound of his own voice.

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