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  • Mythos

  • By: Stephen Fry
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,734
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,151
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,118

The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney. They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cultural DNA of the West. You'll fall in love with Zeus, marvel at the birth of Athena, wince at Cronus and Gaia's revenge on Ouranos, weep with King Midas and hunt with the beautiful and ferocious Artemis.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I need more!

  • By Lily on 08-11-17

Spellbinding

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

Reviewed: 12-06-18

Wonderful to hear the Greek myths told in such a wonderful way. Stevens voice adds a extra element to these wonderful stories and his extra pieces of information only enhance the stories a joy to listen to and would definitely reread in the future

  • The Power of Now

  • By: Eckhart Tolle
  • Narrated by: Eckhart Tolle
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,166
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,488
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,439

To make the journey into The Power of Now you need to leave your analytical mind and its false created self, the ego, behind. Access to the Now is everywhere - in the body, the silence, and the space all around you. These are the keys to enter a state of inner peace.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Buy it NOW!

  • By Scott on 05-05-06

Interesting book..

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

Reviewed: 12-03-18

some very interesting thoughts about spiritual development and how to gain enlightenment and release from suffering and distress in our everyday lives.

  • Stonehenge

  • By: Bernard Cornwell
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 17 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 159
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158

Bernard Cornwell's brilliant novel, reissued for fans to find out the story behind the stones. This is the tale of three brothers and of their rivalry that created this great temple. One summer's day, a dying stranger carrying great wealth in gold comes to the settlement of Ratharryn. The three sons of Ratharryn's chief each perceive the great gift in a different way. The eldest, Lengar, the warrior, harnesses his murderous ambition to be a ruler and take great power for his tribe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lost in time

  • By B Gillingham on 12-08-17

brilliant story

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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: 10-10-16

fantastic performance as always from Jonathan. loved the story and could put down, full of mystery legend and facts very well written and enjoyable

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Inferno

  • By: Dan Brown
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 17 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,341
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,019
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,021

Dan Brown’s new novel, Inferno, features renowned Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and is set in the heart of Europe, where Langdon is drawn into a harrowing world centred around one of history’s most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces. As Dan Brown comments: "Although I studied Dante’s Inferno as a student, it wasn't until recently, while researching in Florence, that I came to appreciate the enduring influence of Dante's work on the modern world."

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Improvement

  • By Michelle on 16-05-13

brilliant

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

Reviewed: 13-08-16

love the story and the fast pace story goes out. full of conspiracy twists turns and surprises most enjoyable story well performed.

  • The Lost Symbol

  • By: Dan Brown
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 17 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,470
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,457
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,453

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon is summoned to deliver an evening lecture in the U.S. Capitol. Within minutes of his arrival, the night takes a bizarre turn. A disturbing object is discovered in the Capitol Building. The object is an ancient invitation, meant to usher its recipient into a long-lost world of hidden esoteric wisdom. And when Langdon's mentor is kidnapped, Langdon's only hope of saving him is to accept this invitation and follow wherever it leads him.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Did it end?

  • By PatriciaWN on 25-08-10

enjoyable read

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

Reviewed: 22-07-16

if you love a good story full of ancient mysticism and conspiracy then this is for you it's a really good and enjoyable read and well performed.

  • Long Walk to Freedom

  • The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela
  • By: Nelson Mandela
  • Narrated by: Danny Glover
  • Length: 6 hrs
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 399
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 254
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 251

The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, Long Walk to Freedom brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. Emotive, compelling, and uplifting, Long Walk to Freedom is the exhilarating story of an epic life; a story of hardship, resilience, and ultimate triumph told with the clarity and eloquence of a born leader.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating & beautifully narrated.

  • By Karen on 27-08-06

amazing story

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

Reviewed: 13-07-16

really well delivered. good to hear recording of really life events with in the story.

  • The Burning Land

  • The Last Kingdom Series, Book 5
  • By: Bernard Cornwell
  • Narrated by: Stephen Perring
  • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 702
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 559
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 557

In the last years of the ninth century, King Alfred of Wessex is in failing health, and his heir is an untested youth. The Danes, who have failed so many times to conquer Wessex, smell opportunity.... First comes Harald Bloodhair, a savage warrior leading a Viking horde. But Alfred still has the services of Uhtred, his unwilling warlord, who leads Harald into a trap and, at Farnham in Surrey, inflicts one of the greatest defeats the Vikings were ever to suffer.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Where is Jonathan Keeble?

  • By AdeG on 10-10-14

good fighting

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

Reviewed: 12-05-16

The story continue to be fast and furious with twists at times. New narater will take time to get use to.

  • Harmony

  • A New Way of Looking at Our World
  • By: H.R.H. The Prince of Wales
  • Narrated by: H.R.H. The Prince of Wales
  • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15

Long before the phrase 'climate change' was a universal catchphrase, His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales was studying the impact of industrialization on the environment. Now in this fascinating cross-discipline work, the Prince of Wales calls upon his years of research and explores the way in which mankind must work to restore the delicate balance with nature that we've lost in the centuries since the industrial revolution began.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A wonderful book!

  • By Creeda on 01-02-11

Fascinating

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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: 28-04-16

This book came as a pleasant surprise, It is well researched with real life example of how we as individuals, community's and country's can help the planet and all that live upon her. HRH presents fascinating views and historical facts and is well worth reading.

  • Music and the Brain

  • By: Aniruddh D. Patel, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Aniruddh D. Patel
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26

Music is an integral part of humanity. Every culture has music, from the largest society to the smallest tribe. Its marvelous range of melodies, themes, and rhythms taps in to something universal. Babies are soothed by it. Young adults dance for hours to it. Older adults can relive their youth with the vivid memories it evokes. Music is part of our most important rituals, and it has been the medium of some of our greatest works of art.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Clear intro to the neuroscience of music

  • By Jan W. H. Schnupp on 26-11-15

interesting

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3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-04-16

hard to understand at times but some interesting view points and study with in the lectures.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Sword Song

  • The Last Kingdom Series, Book 4
  • By: Bernard Cornwell
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 636
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 580
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 581

The fourth in the best-selling Alfred series from number-one historical novelist, Bernard Cornwell. The year is 885, and England is at peace, divided between the Danish kingdom to the north and Alfred's kingdom of Wessex in the south. But trouble stirs, a dead man has risen and new Vikings have arrived to occupy London. It is a dangerous time, and it falls to Uhtred, half Saxon, half Dane, a man feared and respected the length and breadth of Britain, to expel the Viking raiders and take control of London for Alfred.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another excellent story in the series

  • By Jane on 26-09-18

love it

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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: 07-03-16

As always well read and enjoyable listen. love this series of booked, they just keep getting better can't wait to start the next book.