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  • The Good People

  • By: Hannah Kent
  • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
  • Length: 13 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 129

County Kerry, Ireland, 1825. Nóra, bereft after the sudden death of her beloved husband, finds herself alone and caring for her young grandson Micheál. Micheál cannot speak and cannot walk, and Nóra is desperate to know what is wrong with him. What happened to the healthy, happy grandson she met when her daughter was still alive? Mary arrives in the valley to help Nóra just as the whispers are spreading: the stories of unexplained misfortunes, of illnesses, and the rumours that Micheál is a changeling child who is bringing bad luck to the valley.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous writing. Fairies, fokelore & superstition

  • By bookylady on 04-05-17

A Bewitching tale !

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

Reviewed: 24-07-17

A credible tale of the combined effects of fairie-lore & superstition. I dont want this to be a spoiler. Well worth a read/listen.

  • Ceridwen of Kilton

  • The Circle of Ceridwen Saga, Book 2
  • By: Octavia Randolph
  • Narrated by: Nano Nagle
  • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7

Ninth-century Saxon England crumbles under the onslaught of a relentless foe - the Danish Vikings. Ceridwen, a young woman with divided loyalties, watches as the peace and plenty she enjoys at the Saxon stronghold of Kilton gives way to wary watchfulness. Her dearest friend, Ælfwyn, sold in marriage to a Dane in a desperate bid for peace, travels to Kilton and recounts the events that befell the fortress of Four Stones in captured Lindisse.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting Saga.

  • By Amazon Customer on 24-01-17

Interesting Saga.

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

Reviewed: 24-01-17

Enjoyable. Looking forward to 3rd book of the Saga & continuing the story of Ceridwen.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Circle of Ceridwen

  • The Circle of Ceridwen Saga, Book 1
  • By: Octavia Randolph
  • Narrated by: Nano Nagle
  • Length: 21 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 14

It is the year 871, when England was Angle-Land. Of seven Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, five have fallen to the invading Vikings. No trait is more valued than loyalty, and no possession more precious than one's steel. Across this war-torn landscape travels 15-year-old Ceridwen, now thrust into the lives of the conquerors.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Norse Gods V Christian I feel on the Norse side

  • By oaklands on 19-01-18

Entertaining story, well told.

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

Reviewed: 10-01-17

I am looking forward to the next books in the series when available on Audible.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Born a Crime

  • Stories from a South African Childhood
  • By: Trevor Noah
  • Narrated by: Trevor Noah
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,720
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 3,479
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3,464

The compelling, inspiring (often comic) coming-of-age story of Trevor Noah, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. One of the comedy world's brightest new voices, Trevor Noah is a light-footed but sharp-minded observer of the absurdities of politics, race and identity, sharing jokes and insights drawn from the wealth of experience acquired in his relatively young life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant, unique and full of memories.

  • By Andy on 04-12-16

Compelling.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-01-17

Respect to Trevor, his mum & to his life! Well told & sounded true & very real. A remarkable account of his life so far.

  • The Plague Charmer

  • By: Karen Maitland
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 14 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 154
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 154

Porlock Weir, Exmoor, 1361. Thirteen years after the Great Pestilence, plague strikes England for the second time. Sara, a packhorse man's wife, remembers the horror all too well and fears for the safety of her children. Only a dark-haired stranger offers help but at a price that no one will pay.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Superstitious Slugfest

  • By Simon on 22-10-16

A good read !

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-01-17

Great tale & I enjoyed the story. An interesting account & insight into life at the time.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Mystical Kabbalah

  • By: Rabbi David A. Cooper
  • Narrated by: Rabbi David A. Cooper
  • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

Kabbalah, it is said, was brought down from heaven by angels. The great mystics of Judaism originally passed its teachings by word of mouth only, believing that the secrets of the kabbalah transcended the written word.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Mystical Kabbalah by Rabbi David A. Cooper

  • By Jill on 29-07-12

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 23-07-16

Very easy to listen to and a good insight into the Kabbalah. Good explanations and illustrations.