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- By: Ann Leckie
- Narrated by: Adjoa Andoh
- Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
A power-driven young woman has just one chance to secure the status she craves and regain priceless lost artefacts prized by her people. She must free their thief from a prison planet from which no one has ever returned. Ingray and her charge will return to their home world to find their planet in political turmoil, at the heart of an escalating interstellar conflict. Together they must make a new plan to salvage Ingray's future, her family and her world before they are lost to her for good.
Ann Leckie has done it again. Another great story
- By Kindle Customer on 03-10-17
This is an interesting and entertaining story by Ann Leckie, with good characters and an intriguing plot - but what makes it special is the superb reading by Adjoa Andoh, who does a superb job. A great, great listen.
Our Man in Havana
- By: Graham Greene
- Narrated by: Jeremy Northam
- Length: 7 hrs and 6 mins
In a legendary novel that appears to predict the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962, Graham Greene introduces James Wormold, a vacuum cleaner salesman whose life in transformed when he is asked to join the British Secret Service. He agrees, and finds himself with no information to offer, so begins to invent sources and agencies which do not exist, but which appear very real to his superiors.
Shame about the music
- By DD Kaplan on 27-07-10
Would you listen to Our Man in Havana again? Why?
Yes. It is a fascinating story, extremely well read, mixing humour, pathos and plot in a subtle way, and with really strong characterisation. It is also, unlike quite a few more modern books, not padded and overlong.
Have you listened to any of Jeremy Northam’s other performances? How does this one compare?
I haven't, but I would. I feel he read it very well.
Any additional comments?
A true classic, one of Graham Greene's best books - and that's saying something.