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Andrew Scott

Oxfordshire, UK
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  • The Outcast

  • By: Sadie Jones
  • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
  • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 51
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

1957, and Lewis Aldridge is travelling back to his home in the South of England. He is straight out of jail and nineteen years old. His return will trigger the implosion not just of his family, but of a whole community. A decade earlier, his father's homecoming casts a different shape. The war is over and Gilbert has recently been demobbed. He reverts easily to suburban life - cocktails at six thirty, church on Sundays - but his wife and young son resist the stuffy routine. Lewis and his mother escape to the woods for picnics, just as they did in wartime days. Nobody is surprised that Gilbert's wife counters convention, but they are all shocked when, after one of their jaunts, Lewis comes back without her.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • excellent

  • By Elisabeth on 02-08-10

Sad but brilliant

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-04-19

This was a brilliant 'read'. Great characters and storyline. Fascinating to realise that of course sells - harm predates this century. Voices of the characters brilliantly done.

  • Before and After Getting Your Puppy

  • The Positive Approach to Raising a Happy, Healthy, and Well-Behaved Dog
  • By: Ian Dunbar
  • Narrated by: Michael Page
  • Length: 4 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28

Before and After Getting Your Puppy is a simple, practical guide for anyone bringing a new puppy into the family. In clear steps, with easy-to-follow training deadlines, Dr. Ian Dunbar, who pioneered puppy classes and a loving style of dog training in the 1970s, presents a structured yet playful and humorous plan for raising a wonderful dog.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent for training

  • By Book Worm on 03-09-16

Best book on puppy training

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-12-18

I have found this book most instructive. We have really enjoying our puppy as a result.

  • Train Your Puppy in 2 Weeks

  • 30 Easy Steps to the Perfectly Behaved Pup
  • By: Kate Anderson
  • Narrated by: Pam Rossi
  • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12

No nonsense, no jargon, no useless information - just 30 easy to follow steps which will have your puppy trained in just two weeks!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fast and easy puppy training

  • By Anna Hart on 08-08-16

Good for naughty dogs

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2 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-11-18

We haven't got the puppy yet and she's going to be female so it didn't set a good tone. She used 'he' most of the time and her voice was somewhat patronising.

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  • A History of the World in 21 Women

  • By: Jenni Murray
  • Narrated by: Jenni Murray
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 86

Britain has traditionally been defined by its conflicts, its conquests, its men and its monarchs. It’s high time that it was defined by its women. In this unique history, Jenni Murray tells the stories of 21 women who refused to succumb to the established laws of society, whose lives embodied hope and change. Famous queens, forgotten visionaries, great artists and trailblazing politicians - all pushed back boundaries and revolutionised our world. In Murray’s hands their stories are enthralling and beguiling; they have the power to inspire us once again. 

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • so disappointing

  • By Jennifer Chennell on 16-09-18

A very important book for everyone to read.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-11-18

This was such a great 'read'. It should be on every school reading list! Thanks, Jenni

  • Mere Christianity

  • By: C. S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Geoffrey Howard
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 400
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 336
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 330

2012 marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of C. S. Lewis’s classic, Mere Christianity. Having sold over half a million copies in the UK alone, his overview of Christianity has been imitated many times, but never outdone. Mere Christianity brings together Lewis’s legendary broadcasts from the war years; talks in which he set out simply to ‘"explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Classic

  • By Mika on 13-10-16

Exquisitely put explanations

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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: 28-08-18

I loved this book, even more as I read on. I wish I could remember more of it for reference in discussions.