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  • Mythos

  • By: Stephen Fry
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,136
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9,271
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,229

The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney. They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cultural DNA of the West. You'll fall in love with Zeus, marvel at the birth of Athena, wince at Cronus and Gaia's revenge on Ouranos, weep with King Midas and hunt with the beautiful and ferocious Artemis.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Stephen Fry does it again

  • By L. Turner on 14-11-17

fantastic!

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

Reviewed: 11-01-18

Absolutely loved every second of this book! Stephen's voice and method of delivery make it a pleasure to listen to. I have tried time and time again to get a grasp on Greek mythology, however never really enjoyed them as they are peculiar and sometimes bizarre, however Stephen's voice and method of delivery made these stories really come to life and easy to understand. I hope there is more to come from Stephen.

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  • Child of the Prophecy Part 3

  • Sevenwaters, Book 3
  • By: Juliet Marillier
  • Narrated by: Heather O'Neill
  • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 1

Magic is fading... and the ways of Man are driving the Old Ones to the West, beyond the ken of humankind. The ancient groves are being destroyed, and if nothing is done, Ireland will lose its essential mystic core. The prophecies of long ago have foretold a way to prevent this horror, and it is the Sevenwaters clan that the spirits of Eire look to for salvation. They are a family bound into the lifeblood of the land, and their promise to preserve the magic has been the cause of great joy to them... as well as great sorrow.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • not as good as the first two, terrible editing.

  • By stacy on 31-03-17

not as good as the first two, terrible editing.

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

Reviewed: 31-03-17

After racing through the first two books I could not wait for what was set to be an epic conclusion to the quest I was sadly left dissatisfied with the story, Fianna is hard to like, I found her childish and her mistakes and lack of judgement didn't sit well considering Ciaron was her father. There was several holes in the story line for me and I also found the relationship between Fianna and Darragh lacklustre. The old characters brought this story to life for me. The other criticism I have is that each separate narrator pronounces the Characters names differently this is off putting, the sound also suddenly becomes louder and then quieter suddenly. I'm disappointed I wasted a full credit on this one sadly.

  • Son of the Shadows

  • Sevenwaters, Book 2
  • By: Juliet Marillier
  • Narrated by: Rosalyn Landor
  • Length: 22 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 34

Beautiful Sorcha is the courageous young woman who risked all to save her family from a wicked curse and whose love shattered generations of hate and bridged two cultures. It is from her sacrifice that Sorcha's brothers were brought home to their ancestral fortress Sevenwaters, and her life has known much joy. But not all the brothers were able to fully escape the spell that transformed them into swans, and it is left to Sorcha's daughter, Liadan, to help fulfill the destiny of the Sevenwaters clan. Beloved child and dutiful daughter, Liadan embarks on a journey that shows her just how hard-won was the peace that she has known all her life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful historical fantasy and romance

  • By Amazon Customer on 16-03-19

Spellbinding 💫

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

Reviewed: 23-03-17

Juliete is an amazing author, this book series has me completely hooked. The narrator this time was far easier on the ear and was able to pronounce Irish names properly, the story picked up almost 18 years after the 1st book and it felt as if it flowed seamlessly. A pleasure to listen too. I was completely captivated by Liadan and Brans relationship.

  • Daughter of the Forest

  • Sevenwaters, Book 1
  • By: Juliet Marillier
  • Narrated by: Terry Donnelly
  • Length: 26 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80

Lovely Sorcha is the seventh child and only daughter of Lord Colum of Sevenwaters. Bereft of a mother, she is comforted by her six brothers who love and protect her. Sorcha is the light in their lives, they are determined that she know only contentment. But Sorcha's joy is shattered when her father is bewitched by his new wife, an evil enchantress who binds her brothers with a terrible spell, a spell which only Sorcha can lift-by staying silent.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Spellbinding! I highly recommend this book

  • By Susan on 05-11-13

fantastic story

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

Reviewed: 07-03-17

The narrator takes a while to get used too, her accents are terrible and pronounces names wrong, however the story is amazing I was listening to this everyday. can't wait for my next credit to move on to the next book.