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  • The Name of the Wind

  • The Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 1
  • By: Patrick Rothfuss
  • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
  • Length: 28 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8,940
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,800
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,792

I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the university at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep. My name is Kvothe. You may have heard of me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By Robyn on 31-01-13

The narrator completely enhanced this experience.

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

Reviewed: 01-02-16

Any additional comments?

I think if I have read this book on paperback I would have enjoyed it and would have continued with the series to see what happens. The story has a nice flow to it and the language is beautiful so I do think I would have been sucked in to this world and the story of Kvothe. I'm still not entirely sure however that I like Kvothe all that much but he is growing on me. What really made me stick to this until the end was the narrator Rupert Degas. I know it's been said in several reviews already and probably doesn't need repeating but I just had to share that I also thought he was fantastic. He was a one man full cast and it was incredible. The way he moves seamlessly from character to character and how every character is completely distinctive with different accents shows incredible talent. I can't wait to listen to the next part to find out what happens but also to experience Rupert's expert narrating skills again. He definitely enhanced the over all experience of this book for me.

  • Carmilla

  • By: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • Narrated by: Phoebe Fox, Rose Leslie, David Tennant, and others
  • Length: 2 hrs and 22 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 211
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 210

Audible Originals brings you a brand new audiobook adaptation of J. Sheridan Le Fanu’s classic gothic novella, Carmilla - starring Rose Leslie ( Game of Thrones and Downton Abbey), David Tennant ( Doctor Who and Broadchurch) and Phoebe Fox ( Life in Squares and The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death).

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Intriguing

  • By Kindling Micky on 29-10-15

Excellent Performances

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

Reviewed: 23-11-15

Any additional comments?

Another excellent production from Audible Originals with a brilliant cast. I really enjoyed this story also and the performances were brilliant particularly Rose Leslie and Phoebe Fox as Laura and Carmilla. Of course David Tennant is always brilliant. Overall a very enjoyable listen and I would highly recommend.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book cover art
  • Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book

  • The Mowgli Stories
  • By: Rudyard Kipling
  • Narrated by: Bill Bailey, Richard E. Grant, Colin Salmon, and others
  • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,856
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,686
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,689

The magical story-telling and unforgettable characters in Bev Doyle and Richard Kurti's audio adaptation of this children's classic have been brought to life by many well known voices from film, TV, radio and comedy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible!

  • By The Evil Robot on 02-10-15

Incredible Performances

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

Reviewed: 11-11-15

What did you like most about Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book?

I adored the performances and the atmospheric background.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

I enjoyed the scene where Mowgli and Kaa visit the older snake who seems to have gone mad.

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

There is a lot of death and destruction in these stories so they are very sad but also very beautiful.

Any additional comments?

I thoroughly enjoyed this performance of The Jungle Book. The entire cast were exceptional and I especially loved Colin Salmon as Bagheera. Normally I'm quite picky about atmospheric sounds however I felt that in this case the background was brilliant. I felt like I could nearly see what was going on. I would highly recommend this to anyone looking for something not too long but very entertaining.