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  • We Should All Be Feminists

  • By: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Narrated by: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Length: 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 432
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 381
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 382

'I would like to ask that we begin to dream about and plan for a different world. A fairer world. A world of happier men and happier women who are truer to themselves. And this is how to start: we must raise our daughters differently. We must also raise our sons differently....' What does feminism mean today? In this personal, eloquently argued essay - adapted from her much-admired TEDx talk of the same name - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie offers listeners a unique definition of feminism for the 21st century, one rooted in inclusion and awareness.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A good start in intersectional feminist theory

  • By Suswati on 28-01-17

true and profound

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

Reviewed: 03-02-17

I can relate to everything the author wrote every woman's story and the answer to how to tackle gender

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  • Ben Aaronovitch

  • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive Interview
  • By: Robin Morgan
  • Narrated by: Ben Aaronovitch
  • Length: 23 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74

Ben Aaronovitch is the best-selling author most well-known for his urban fantasy series, Rivers Of London. He joins Robin Morgan in the Audible Studios to discuss, among other things, his latest book The Hanging Tree.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great to listen to the author

  • By TrickstersDaughter on 10-04-19

brings Peter to life

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

Reviewed: 21-01-17

love relationship between Ben and kobin adds to audibook enjoyment Ben reads Terry Pratchett me to

  • LJ Ross

  • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive interview
  • By: LJ Ross, Robin Morgan
  • Narrated by: LJ Ross, Robin Morgan
  • Length: 14 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

Audible Exclusive. LJ Ross visits the Audible Studios to talk about her DCI Ryan Mysteries.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Enjoyable!!

  • By jk on 20-10-17

Great interview

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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: 21-01-17

made the books and area come to life have loved all 3 BBC please televise

  • Peter May and Peter Forbes

  • Audible Sessions: Exclusive Interview - January 2016
  • By: Robin Morgan
  • Narrated by: Peter Forbes, Peter May
  • Length: 25 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

Peter May is the author of the internationally bestselling Lewis Trilogy, the China Thrillers, the Enzo Files as well as several standalone novels. He visits the Audible Studios on the release of his latest novel, Coffin Road, along with Peter Forbes, the illustrious and prolific audiobook narrator who has lent his voice to many of Peter May's books.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Must listen to this if you enjoy Peter May's books!

  • By The Viscount on 13-03-16

makes you want to hear more

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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: 21-01-17

loved hearing interview and have my next to credits decided from interview great idea

  • The Physics of the Dead

  • A Supernatural Mystery Novel
  • By: Luke Smitherd
  • Narrated by: Luke Smitherd
  • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,065
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,011
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,005

The afterlife doesn't come with a manual. In fact, Hart and Bowler (two ordinary but dead men) have had to work out the rules of their new existence for themselves. It's that fact (along with being unable to leave the boundaries of their city center, unable to communicate with the other lost souls, unable to rest in case The Beast catches up with them) that makes getting out of their situation a priority. But Hart and Bowler don't know why they're there in the first place; if they ever want to leave, they will have to find all the answers to be able to understand the physics of the dead.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • There is Simply no Formula for Luke Smitherd!

  • By Simon on 04-03-16

Very interesting

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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: 17-12-16

Good story keeps you guessing and well drawn caracthers author notes at end explained plot

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

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    Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
    351 ratings
    Overall 3.6
  • The Vanishing Game

  • By: William Boyd
  • Narrated by: Russ Bain
  • Length: 1 hr and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 351
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 291
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 292

A down-on-his-luck actor is paired with a weather-battered Land Rover Defender on a seemingly innocuous courier job. But some things are too good to be true and this innocent journey quickly unfolds into a dangerous plot with a shadowy cast of characters.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great taster for William Boyd

  • By Kaggy on 20-10-16

Good story

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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: 01-12-16

Good advert for land rover and b grade action movies with a thriller as well

  • My Favorite Universe

  • By: Neil deGrasse Tyson, The Great Courses
  • Narrated by: Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 58

What forces molded the universe? Are those forces still at work, removing, changing, or adding heavenly bodies even as we gaze upward? Will humanity, and Earth itself, one day be gone? Are we alone? In an era when science journalism is perhaps more thorough and ambitious than ever before, fascinating explorations of questions like these seem available to us almost every day - provided we have a working understanding of the scientific theories on which they're based.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • entertaining

  • By a addison on 23-11-16

entertaining

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

Reviewed: 23-11-16

Well put together very interesting would love to see movie following advice from course

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  • The Ghost Walk

  • By: Matt Haig
  • Narrated by: John Telfer
  • Length: 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 64
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 59
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 59

Oscar is having the worst holiday ever. So when his dad suggests the family go on a haunted tour of York, he jumps at the chance of doing something that doesn't involve trailing round gift shops. But the ghost walk turns out to have a haunting twist.... A terrifying ghost story that will chill your blood, from acclaimed author Matt Haig.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lovely little tale.

  • By Mrs Amy Garnett on 02-07-15

Good story

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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: 18-11-16

Enjoyed the twist at the end well read very enjoyable bit pricey but good

  • The Oversight

  • By: Charlie Fletcher
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 14 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 440
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 412
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 412

Only five still guard the borders between the worlds. Only five hold back what waits on the other side. Once the Oversight, the secret society that polices the lines between the mundane and the magic, counted hundreds of brave souls among its members. Now their number can be tallied on a single hand. When a drunkard brings a screaming girl to the Oversight's London headquarters, it seems their hopes for a new recruit will be fulfilled - but the girl is a trap, her appearance a puzzle the five remaining guardians must solve or lose each other, and their society, for good.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great start!

  • By Martin on 02-12-14

Good story

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

Reviewed: 02-10-16

Well read keeps you wanting to know more wish narrator of this did book two

  • The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra

  • Baby Ganesh Detective Agency, Book 1
  • By: Vaseem Khan
  • Narrated by: Sartaj Garewal
  • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 148
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 135
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 136

Mumbai, murder and a baby elephant combine in a charming, joyful mystery for fans of Alexander McCall Smith and Harold Fry. On the day he retires, Inspector Ashwin Chopra inherits two unexpected mysteries. The first is the case of a drowned boy, whose suspicious death no one seems to want solved. And the second is a baby elephant.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unexpected storyline😀

  • By Scott forsyth on 02-10-15

entertaining

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

Reviewed: 08-05-16

Very entertaining story well told and very good plot and love the elephant and twist

2 of 2 people found this review helpful