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  • 2001

  • A Space Odyssey: Space Odyssey, Book 1
  • By: Arthur C. Clarke
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,042
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 804
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 802

It has been 40 years since the publication of this classic science-fiction novel that changed the way we look at the stars and ourselves. From the savannas of Africa at the dawn of mankind to the rings of Saturn as man adventures to the outer rim of our solar system, 2001: A Space Odyssey is a journey unlike any other.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent... but why no 2010 on Audible yet?

  • By Martin on 31-07-14

2001

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-11-18

A classic story i enjoyed the book very much it is well written and told very well
great

  • Lord Peter Wimsey: BBC Radio Drama Collection, Volume 3

  • Four BBC Radio 4 Full-cast Dramatisations
  • By: Dorothy L Sayers
  • Narrated by: full cast, Ian Carmichael
  • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 140
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 117

Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey in these classic BBC radio dramatisations of Dorothy L Sayers' Golden Age crime novels. Gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey starred in a number of novels and short stories by Dorothy L Sayers. These full-cast adaptations - first broadcast on BBC radio between 1979 and 2010 - are cherished by crime aficionados worldwide. The stories featured are Murder Must Advertise, The Nine Tailors, Gaudy Night, and Busman's Honeymoon.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic

  • By Monty on 29-01-19

Vol 3

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-09-18

Great stories and we'll acted by all involved, very enjoyable can't wait for vol 4

  • The Thirty-Nine Steps

  • By: John Buchan
  • Narrated by: Robert Powell
  • Length: 3 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 774
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 583
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 587

An espionage thriller that has been called the first great spy novel, it has sustained its popularity, being embraced by each new generation. The first in a series of five novels it features the spy Richard Hannay, an action hero with a stiff upper lip who gets caught up in a dangerous race against a plot by German spies to destroy the British war effort. When Richard Hannay offers sanctuary to an American agent seeking his help in stopping a political assassination, he takes the first step on a trail of peril and espionage.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Exiting thriller, with insights into a bygone era.

  • By Harold on 10-06-08

39 steps

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-08-18

A classic spy adventure story filmed a few times but none come anywhere close to the book.
A great read.

  • George Cragge: In the Red & Other Mysteries

  • By: Mark Tavener
  • Narrated by: Barry Foster, full cast, Hugh Laurie, and others
  • Length: 11 hrs and 32 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80

A collection of four blackly humorous crime mysteries featuring the fictional BBC Radio crime correspondent, George Cragge. Adapted from the novel by Mark Tavener, In the Red sees the anarchic George Cragge investigate a spree of bizarre murders in the world of City finance, a small political party contesting a by-election, and a plan to overthrow the Director-General of the BBC. The sequel, In the Balance, features George Cragge kicking off a murder trail during the FIFA World Cup at Wembley Stadium. And with Europe becoming a hot potato, can the Prime Minister hold on to his job? In the Chair follows the maverick hack as he looks into a series of murders of dentists linked to New Labour policy. The final drama, In the End, sees George Cragge investigating a series of murders of journalists.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Prequel to BBC Radio 4's ‘Absolute Power’

  • By Nigel on 17-03-18

George Cragge

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-08-18

Enjoyed the stories a lot, liked the comedy touches and the plots were fine. Well voice acted too.

  • Whisky from Small Glasses

  • A D.C.I. Daley Thriller, Book 1
  • By: Denzil Meyrick
  • Narrated by: David Monteath
  • Length: 10 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,600
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,475
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,469

DCI Jim Daley is sent from the city to investigate a murder after the body of a woman is washed up on an idyllic beach on the West Coast of Scotland. Far away from urban resources, he finds himself a stranger in a close-knit community. Love, betrayal, fear and death stalk the small town, as Daley investigates a case that becomes more deadly than he could possibly imagine, in this compelling Scottish crime novel infused with intrigue and dark humour.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellently read.

  • By fiona on 19-03-17

Whisky from small glasses

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-04-18

I enjoyed this book a lot, also the narration was great the accents very well done. I will be reading more by Mayrick.

  • Magpie Murders

  • By: Anthony Horowitz
  • Narrated by: Allan Corduner, Samantha Bond
  • Length: 15 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,543
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,285
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,273

When editor Susan Ryeland is given the tattered manuscript of Alan Conway's latest novel, she has little idea it will change her life. She's worked with the revered crime writer for years, and his detective, Atticus Pund, is renowned for solving crimes in the sleepy English villages of the 1950s. As Susan knows only too well, vintage crime sells handsomely. It's just a shame that it means dealing with an author like Alan Conway.... But Conway's latest tale of murder at Pye Hall is not quite what it seems.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Who? How? Where & Why?

  • By Mrs Q on 10-10-16

Magpie Murders

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-02-18

Loved this story . A great read, so many twists. Really two whodoneit's in one book, brilliant.

  • Gaudy Night

  • Lord Peter Wimsey, Book 12
  • By: Dorothy L Sayers
  • Narrated by: Jane McDowell
  • Length: 16 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 154
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 136
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138

The best of the golden age crime writers, praised by all the top modern writers in the field including P. D. James and Ruth Rendell, Dorothy L. Sayers created the immortal Lord Peter Wimsey. The twelfth book featuring Lord Peter (the third novel to feature Harriet Vane) is set in an Oxford women's college. Harriet Vane has never dared to return to her old Oxford college. Now, despite her scandalous life, she has been summoned back.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Awful performance nearly spoils good book

  • By Annemarie on 28-07-16

Gaudy Night

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-11-17

9/10 Great detective story even without a body. Very well written and an intelligent story with believable characters also a few twists and red herrings.