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Jenna in Spain

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Disappointing

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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-12-13

I was expecting a fast paced novel on which the TV series of the same name was based. Instead, this book is a narrative and not all that edifying really. I returned it.

Brian

1 person found this helpful

Gangsters and guns - A real life 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: 08-07-13

It seems that the successful American Boston family had a Polititian and a ne'er do well. A policeman and a gangster. And Whitey Bulger's was no different. I was amazed to see he was still active right up into the recent past! Only in June 2012, at 83 he was in Court on numerous counts of murder.

This is a man who's past had to catch up with him. His life as a gangster in the 50's and 60's in Boston was not for the faint hearted and the biggest surprise is that the Feds. took so long to get him permanently in prison.

A great book and really well narrated. Thank you.

Brian

5 people found this helpful

A MUST FOR ALL ADVENTURE LOVERS!!

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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: 08-07-13

What a fantastic storyline. I love these sort of stories. True adventure that gives the listener a real idea of what the trappers faced. Indians are the least of their problems but probably the most murderous.

I would rate this as a 'must' for anyone wanting to get involved in the lives of men who took risks for profit.

Up there with How the West was Won!!

Brian

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Gradually unbelievable

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-06-13

Exceptionally well thought out storyline but, like most Dan Brown, finally nods to the unbelievable. The naration is excellent. I was left feeling bewildered to say the least.

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Another Bourne success

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-05-13

In my opinion not quite as good as The Final Reckoning but absorbing non the less.

Brian in Spain

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Seriously good

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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: 21-05-13

This should be heard by everyone over the age 25. Apart from being a brilliant audiobook it gives a greater understanding of recent history

Brian in Spain

A fantastic read for western lovers

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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: 21-05-13

This is a seriously good audio book. The naration and storyline are excellent. A fantastic followup to the movie of the same name. Beware of the varmits!!!!!

Brian in Spain

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Fantastic read!!!

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-03-13

Another terrific novel by Sam Bourne. I can't wait to read more of his books. This is on a par with The Final Reckoning which I just loved.

1 person found this helpful

Tomahawks to the fore

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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-06-12

Fantastic story but terribly difficult to listen to. Written in 19c english and therefore very flowery and needs 100% concentration. I didn't finish it.

Brian