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  • Going on the Turn

  • By: Danny Baker
  • Narrated by: Danny Baker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 507
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 466
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 462

Danny Baker is a national treasure with a well-documented and colourful life. For over a quarter of a century, he has amused and entertained audiences on both radio and television. Beginning his career at the age of 15 in a small record shop in London's West End, Danny went on to become an acclaimed music journalist and started his radio career on BBC GLR in 1989. With a unique take on life and a lot to say, Danny's latest book is full of his trademark warmth, wit and insight.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, poor audio editing

  • By Dave on 03-11-17

Danny Baker

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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: 04-11-18

Very entertaining , in Bakers fast mouthed style . Spud was the star, which bought back many memories of London life

  • Girl on Fire

  • By: Tony Parsons
  • Narrated by: Colin Mace
  • Length: 9 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 593
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 542
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 540

When terrorists use a drone to bring down a plane on one of London’s busiest shopping centres, it ignites a chain of events that will draw in the innocent and the guilty alike. DC Max Wolfe finds himself caught in the crossfire between a tech-savvy terrorist cell and a revenge-seeking, Bible-quoting murderer called Bad Moses.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • He cannot write these quick enough

  • By Miss on 06-04-18

Fire

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

Reviewed: 27-10-18

I recommend this highly to all Londoners. A great story with good narration. Had a real sense of honesty about it

  • Nonviolent Communication

  • Create Your Life, Your Relationships, and Your World in Harmony with Your Values
  • By: Marshall Rosenberg PhD
  • Narrated by: Marshall Rosenberg PhD
  • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 477
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 432
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 424

On Nonviolent Communication, this renowned peacemaker presents his complete system for speaking our deepest truths, addressing our unrecognized needs and emotions, and honoring those same concerns in others. With this adaptation of the best-selling book of the same title, Marshall Rosenberg teaches in his own words.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I instinctively distrust self help books. This book is different.

  • By S.Flood on 05-12-17

Some interesting concepts

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4 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-10-18

These are techniques for very patient people. Or for people who need to learn patience. The book suffers hugely by having the author narrating it.

  • Blott on the Landscape

  • By: Tom Sharpe
  • Narrated by: David Suchet
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 274
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 225
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 222

When philandering Sir Giles Lynchwood decides it's time to wriggle free of his monumentally unattractive wife, Lady Maud, he knows divorce is out of the question. He can't leave her and keep her cash; a reversionary clause on her ancestral home, Handyman Hall, has taken care of that. Lady Maud, for her own special reasons, is also dying to see the back of Sir Giles.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Driving hazard!

  • By Ian on 02-11-05

An English Satire

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

Reviewed: 02-10-18

Quite enjoyable. Just a little dated. Suchet manages to keeps up the tempo brilliantly, and hence lifts the story to a level that lessor narrators could not manage.

  • Total Competition

  • Lessons in Strategy from Formula One
  • By: Ross Brawn, Adam Parr
  • Narrated by: Adam Parr, Peter Noble
  • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 284
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 259
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257

Total Competition is the most compelling, comprehensive and revealing insight into what it takes to get to the top in Formula One that has ever been published. Across four decades, Ross Brawn was one of the most innovative and successful technical directors and then team principals in Formula One. Leading Benetton, Ferrari, Honda, Brawn and Mercedes, he worked with drivers such as Michael Schumacher, Jenson Button and Lewis Hamilton to make them world champions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Are You Ambitious? This is MUST READ

  • By Mr Richard J Baker on 13-12-17

An interview with Braun

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2 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-09-18

This fails because it is not a book, it’s a podcast. Then it goes on to try and correlate Parrs over indulgence on the Art of War and compare it Brawn style. As best I can tell Brawn never gave these ancients works a second thought.
I look forward to a Ross Brawn autobiography. This was not that.
On the plus side Chapter 6 was a good summary, and there is value in some of the politics.

  • A Walk in the Woods

  • By: Bill Bryson
  • Narrated by: William Roberts
  • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,511
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,224
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,223

The Appalachian Trail covers 14 states and over 2,000 miles, snaking through some of the most spectacular landscapes in America. Reluctant adventurer Bryson recounts his gruelling hike along the longest continuous footpath in the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wilderness adventure from the comfort of home

  • By John on 28-04-07

Walking

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

Reviewed: 20-09-18

I guess not enough exciting stuff really happens on the trail to make this topic truly enjoyable

  • The Secret Barrister

  • By: The Secret Barrister
  • Narrated by: Jack Hawkins
  • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,323
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,213
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,202

Welcome to the world of the Secret Barrister. These are the stories of life inside the courtroom. They are sometimes funny, often moving and ultimately life-changing. How can you defend a child abuser you suspect to be guilty? What do you say to someone sentenced to ten years whom you believe to be innocent? What is the law, and why do we need it? And why do they wear those stupid wigs?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A superb dissection of the English legal system

  • By Kirstine on 06-06-18

Eye opening

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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: 10-09-18

This is a revelation . Very well written . Highly recommended for anyone with a passing interest in the law, and more importantly, how politics are really messing up our liberty.

  • Red Notice

  • By: Bill Browder
  • Narrated by: Adam Grupper
  • Length: 14 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 661
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 615
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 615

November 2009. Sergei Magnitsky is led to an isolation cell in a Moscow prison and beaten to death by eight police officers. His crime? To testify against the Russian Interior Ministry officials involved in a conspiracy to steal $230 million in taxes. Magnitsky’s brutal killing has remained uninvestigated to this day. Red Notice is a searing exposé of the Russian authorities responsible for the murder, slicing deep into the heart of the Kremlin to uncover its sordid truths.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazement, disbelief and tears

  • By musiclover on 19-08-16

Browder

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

Reviewed: 11-07-18

I forgive the little self indulgences of Bill Browder (setting himself as a super hero) , because this true story is extraordinary, and I learned so much from it. Highly recommended.

  • The Lakota Way

  • Stories and Lessons for Living
  • By: Joseph M. Marshall
  • Narrated by: Joseph M. Marshall
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 48
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46

Rich with storytelling, history, folklore, and Marshall's own personal experiences, The Lakota Way expresses the heart of Native American philosophy and the 12 core qualities that are crucial to the Lakota way of living: bravery, fortitude, generosity, wisdom, respect, honor, perseverance, love, humility, sacrifice, truth, and compassion.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wisdom and more wisdom

  • By Ellie on 08-04-15

Natures Wat

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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: 04-06-18

A much needed reminder we are of the earth and should be humble in the light of that

  • The Great Train Robbery

  • By: Michael Crichton
  • Narrated by: Michael Kitchen
  • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64

In teeming Victorian London, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side, Edward Pierce charms the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunningly orchestrates the crime of the century. Who would suspect that a gentleman of breeding could mastermind the daring theft of a fortune in gold? Who could predict the consequences of making the extraordinary robbery aboard the pride of England's industrial era, the mighty steam locomotive?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining and Informative

  • By Frankie on 07-11-16

Train

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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: 09-04-18

A recommended read. Exceptionally easy to follow in a journalist style which I enjoy very much.