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Excellent!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 17-05-20

Excellent book, very well researched and thoroughly fascinating!
PLEASE ignore all reviews completing about the narration! He does an excellent job all told. Yes he does put on slight accents when quoting from letters and documents, but these are mild, NOT insulting and help distinguish from the general text. They will not detract AT ALL from the book, unless you disapprove of narrators doing accents in audio books on principle!

Awful narrator!

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3 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-10-19

Possibly a very interesting book, but made virtually unlistenable by the narrators flat, monotonous tone and mispronounced words.

Brilliant!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-05-19

Fantastically interesting book, very in-depth and detailed while not being confusing for unscientific types. I disagree with the negative narrator comments...I found her engaging and enjoyable to listen to. Her somewhat chatty style keeps you interested, suits the tone and occasional humour and is much better than someone droning on in a monotone.

Good but...

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

Reviewed: 08-04-19

This book takes place within the book 'Triumph of the sun' and gives more attention to some of the strong female characters. The story is very good, but readers of 'Triumph of the sun' need to suspend their disbelief to squeeze this tale into the original...it doesn't quite fit in my opinion. It also has a slightly diluted feel to it compared to other Wilbur Smith books...not as tense or (strange thing to say) cruel. This may be because we know what happens to all the main characters in the end since they have to slot neatly back into the other story and because the book was co-authored. All in all a good book and well worth the listen, but be prepared for a slightly different experience.

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Great story!

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

Reviewed: 14-09-17

Very enjoyable book! Perfect mix of humour, storyline and sexiness. Narrator sounded a bit like he was reading from a faulty autocue on occasion but was otherwise very good and brought the characters to life.

Amazing book!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-04-17

I love all the Earths Children series...was hooked since the 1st page of Clan of the Cave Bear...but this has always been my favourite! I'll tell uou how good this book is...I must have read and listened to it over 30 times and I still have an emotional response to it. I laugh every time, shout at various characters and ball my eyes out!

Wonderful!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-05-16

Great 3rd installment of Bridgets life and loves! Read beautifully by the sublime Samantha Bond and laugh out loud funny...one thing though...if you listen to it on the bus, be prepared for strange looks from the general public as you giggle uncontrollably!

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Very interesting

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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-02-15

A very good book about an event in history I was unaware of. Well written and detailed.

The reader was ok, but he does tend to pause mid sentence.....a lot!!! It is very off putting and counts for the 3 stars.

OK...but no coconut

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-11-14

What did you like best about Jane Boleyn: The Infamous Lady Rochford? What did you like least?

Lots of background info about how Jane would have lived at court, what she owned, where she stayed etc

Would you be willing to try another book from Julia Fox? Why or why not?

Possibly...although mostly well reserched, she does get several peices of well known history wrong.

What do you think the narrator could have done better?

Not badly read, but needs to slow down between chapters...she tends to run them into each other.

Did Jane Boleyn: The Infamous Lady Rochford inspire you to do anything?

Possibly to read other books about Jane Rochford...the author had made up her mind that she was an innocent victim of circumstance, which may be true but she seemed biased towards her and glossed over several relevent incidents far too quickly or left them out. Not up to the standard of Alison Weirs books.

Any additional comments?

The author relys alot on 'Jane must have felt' and the like very heavily throughout this book...it is hard as there is not a great deal of detail known about Jane Rochford, but it does get anoying after a while!

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Great book...but 2nd in series b4 u buy it!

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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-08-14

If you could sum up Curse of the Wolf Girl in three words, what would they be?

Quirky, hilarious, amazing

Who was your favorite character and why?

I love Moonglow as she's so positive and supportive and long suffering!

Did Kat Rose-Martin do a good job differentiating each of the characters? How?

Um, slightly odd reading...not quite comfortable to listen too but you get used to it after a while. Quite good at all the accents but with so many Scottish accents some of them do drift into Irish and geordie a bit!

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I've always loved this series of books and this is my favourite. So funny and involving, you really feel for the characters.

Any additional comments?

Wonderful story! I've been waiting for this seris for ages...not sure why audible released the 2nd nook of 3 1st???????? Will make my day when books 1 and 3 are finally available!

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