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  • The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

  • By: Rachel Joyce
  • Narrated by: Jim Broadbent
  • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,446
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,902
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,897

When Harold Fry nips out one morning to post a letter, leaving his wife hoovering upstairs, he has no idea that he is about to walk from one end of the country to the other. He has no hiking boots or map, let alone a compass, waterproof, or mobile phone. All he knows is that he must keep walking - to save someone else's life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gentle but engaging

  • By Ms on 17-06-12

Human story of kindness and humanity

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

Reviewed: 17-03-19

Loved it but I would suggest that it’s read alongside that associated book about Queenie life and decisions

  • Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

  • By: Helen Simonson
  • Narrated by: Bill Wallis
  • Length: 14 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 964
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 857
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 860

Major Ernest Pettigrew (Ret’d) is not interested in the frivolity of the modern world. Since his wife Nancy’s death, he has tried to avoid the constant bother of nosy village women; his grasping, ambitious son; and the ever-spreading suburbanisation of the English countryside, preferring to lead a quiet life upholding the values that people have lived by for generations. But when his brother’s death sparks an unexpected friendship with Mrs Ali, the widowed village shopkeeper of Pakistani descent, the Major is drawn out of his regimented world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Old age is not for softies

  • By Morag on 24-05-11

Really loved it

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

Reviewed: 11-09-16

I would recommend this book to all readers the pace although a little slow sets the scene for a magical finish

  • Revenge

  • By: Martina Cole
  • Narrated by: Annie Aldington
  • Length: 14 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 358
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 317
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 327

Michael Flynn is untouchable in a world of power, money, and violence. He fights for what he wants and he takes it, whatever the cost. He learns the rules of the Life from the best and when his mentor, legendary Face Patrick Costello, is taken out, no one questions that Michael Flynn is his natural successor. For Michael, loyalty - and crime - pay. Michael Flynn rises to heights beyond anything the criminal underworld has seen. He owns everyone and he rules his empire with an even but fierce hand. No one would dare challenge him. Then the unthinkable happens. Perhaps Michael Flynn is not so untouchable after all.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • disappointed

  • By Greg on 20-01-14

Love the Irish catholic Eastender family values

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

Reviewed: 04-07-14

What made the experience of listening to Revenge the most enjoyable?

Really appreciate the ease in which the story unfolds

Who was your favorite character and why?

Michael Flynn of courses

What does Annie Aldington bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

I don't miss reading time when the story is told to me

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Poppet

  • By: Mo Hayder
  • Narrated by: Jot Davies
  • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140

The Maude is outside. It wants to come in. It wants to sit on your chest. The mentally ill patients in Amberly Secure Unit are highly suggestible. A hallucination can spread like a virus. When unexplained power cuts lead to a series of horrifying incidents, fear spreads from the inmates to the staff. Amidst the growing hysteria, AJ, a senior psychiatric nurse, is desperate to protect his charges.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping and terrifying

  • By Saffy on 12-01-14

Excellent loved every word

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

Reviewed: 04-07-14

What did you like most about Poppet?

Just loved how all characters have value in the story

What did you like best about this story?

The trust element from the hero

What does Jot Davies bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

I'm able to drive to work and not miss a thing

Any additional comments?

Just really enjoy mo Hayders novels the walking man the best