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  • Tuffers' Cricket Tales

  • By: Phil Tufnell
  • Narrated by: Phil Tufnell
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 122
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 87
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 89

A wonderful collection of hilarious cricket stories and anecdotes from the one and only 'Tuffers'. Phil Tufnell, aka 'Tuffers', is the much-loved English cricketer who has now become one of the country's favourite broadcasters. Not cast from the same mould as other players of his generation, Tufnell has become a cult figure for his unorthodox approach to the game ... and to life in general. Tuffers' Cricket Tales is a deliciously eccentric collection of the great man's favourite cricket stories that will amuse and inform.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Spoilt by Tuffers narrating his own book

  • By Peter on 18-10-12

Tuffers at his very best

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-06-12

One of the best cricketing autobiographies I've listen too, this is definately tuffers at his very honest and best. But be warned there is blue side to this audiobook which is full of beeps and you do not have to be educated to realise what was beeped. Being a player in local leagues I fully understand the use of this colourful language. This book goes from his early days right the way through to Jan 2012, including his cricketing career, in the jungle, dancing, question of sport and of course Test Match Special. Told as only Tuffers can with plenty of humour, honesty and a few choice words.
Awesome Phil

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Thanks for Nothing

  • By: Jack Dee
  • Narrated by: Jack Dee
  • Length: 7 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 506
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 300
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 300

For the first time, comedian Jack Dee reveals the highs and lows of his early life and disastrous day jobs. You don't just wake up jaundiced and bitter; it's taken Jack years of dedication and commitment to brew his unique cocktail of disillusionment and bile. What turned this once optimistic young man into a grumpy middle-aged git? Was it working in an artificial-leg factory?

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Thanks For Everything Jack

  • By Shane on 10-11-09

boring

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-05-12

Boring boring boring, My advice to all is miss the first 12 chapters, totally boring. The next few are mildly interesting, then back to tedium again for a few chapters then the book finishes quite strongly. I was hoping that his life may have reflected the hilarious Jack we all see on stage...........No such luck.

  • 11th Hour

  • Women's Murder Club, Book 11
  • By: James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
  • Narrated by: January Lavoy
  • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 111
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64

Lindsay Boxer is pregnant at last! But her work doesn't slow for a second. When millionaire Chaz Smith is mercilessly gunned down, she discovers that the murder weapon is linked to the deaths of four of San Francisco's most untouchable criminals. And it was taken from her own department's evidence locker.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • the best read

  • By Ian on 16-04-12

the best read

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-04-12

I have either read or listened to everything that James Patterson has written. I must say that "11th hour" is up there with the very very best, Patterson and Paetro have pulled out a high class thriller which was quite frankly superbly read by January Lavoy. I hope January reads all the forthcoming womans murder club books.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful