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  • When Eight Bells Toll

  • By: Alistair MacLean
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49

From the acclaimed master of action and suspense. The all-time classic. Millions of pounds in gold bullion are being pirated in the Irish Sea. Investigations by the British Secret Service, and a sixth sense, have bought Philip Calvert to a bleak, lonely bay in the Western Highlands. But the sleepy atmosphere of Torbay is deceptive. The place is the focal point of many mysterious disappearances. Even the unimaginative Highland Police Sergeant seems to be acting a part. But why?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love this book.

  • By Rodge on 18-09-17

I love this book.

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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: 18-09-17

Ive been reading Alastair Maclean since I was a teenager this book. This book has always been one of my favourite books of his so to find it as an audio book has been a delight. It was hugely enjoyable. I devoured it in 3 listenings.

4 of 5 people found this review helpful

  • Dodger

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Steven Briggs
  • Length: 9 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,004
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 720
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 716

Dodger is a tosher – a sewer scavenger living in the squalor of Dickensian London. Everyone who is nobody knows Dodger. Anyone who is anybody doesn’t.But when he rescues a young girl from a beating, suddenly everybody wants to know him.And Dodger’s tale of skulduggery, dark plans and even darker deeds begins.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Terry Pratchett is back with a vengence.

  • By David on 15-09-12

Dodger is a terrific listen

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-10-16

I enjoyed Dodger greatly. The wit that Terry Pratchett demonstrates with such ease makes for a terrific book. I love the way Stephen Briggs narrates the story, the twists and turns, taking an old world and turning it upside down. Bravo Terry to you who are now above. I would say its a hugely "must" listen.

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  • The Ogre of Oglefort

  • By: Eva Ibbotson
  • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
  • Length: 5 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7

A thrilling novel from the bes-tselling children's author. When a Hag, an orphan boy and a troll called Ulf get sent to rescue a princess from an ogre, they expect it to be a fairly standard magical mission. But the ogre is depressed and the princess doesn't want to be rescued. The Norns who rule their fates decide to take things in hand - will the Ogre meet a bloody end, or will he get a happy ending?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The book and narration are truly wonderful

  • By Rodge on 02-06-15

The book and narration are truly wonderful

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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: 02-06-15

The narration by Jilly Bond really brings the characters in this book to life. It was hugely enjoyable and wonderful. I've listened to it many times and enjoy it incredibly every time, a true treat!