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  • Crime and Punishment

  • By: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Narrated by: Constantine Gregory
  • Length: 22 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 639
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 580
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 578

A century after it first appeared, Crime and Punishment remains one of the most gripping psychological thrillers. A poverty-stricken young man, seeing his family making sacrifices for him, is faced with an opportunity to solve his financial problems with one simple but horrifying act: the murder of a pawnbroker. She is, he feels, just a parasite on society. But does the end justify the means? Rodion Romanovitch Raskolnikov makes his decision and then has to live with it.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Last two words are missing which is a nuisance..

  • By trufflesmummy on 19-07-16

Hard to understand but well worth it

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

Reviewed: 20-03-19

I did struggle with this. What with the way the author wrote it. The names are also confusing as sometimes people are called by surnames or forenames and the names are complicated. Nor does it help that the author gives different people the same or similar names. The voice actor was great and I plan to listen to another dostoyevsky book read by this voice actor.

  • Alien: Sea of Sorrows

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: James A. Moore, Dirk Maggs
  • Narrated by: John Chancer, Stockard Channing, Walles Hamonde, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,030
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,876
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,868

Set 300 years after the events of Alien: Out of the Shadows and Alien: River of Pain, Alien: Sea of Sorrows deals with the rediscovery of dormant Xenomorphs (Aliens) in the abandoned mines of LV-178, the planetoid from Alien: Out of the Shadows, which has now been terraformed and renamed New Galveston. The Weyland-Yutani Corporation, reformed after the collapse of the United Systems Military, continue their unceasing efforts to weaponise the creatures.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Drowning in Aliens!

  • By Simon on 26-04-18

Short but awesome

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

Reviewed: 05-03-19

The narrators were perfect and I finished it in two days,as it was so gripping. Very good stuff I will have to buy the next one in the series.

  • Morningwood: Everybody Loves Large Chests (Vol.1)

  • By: Neven Iliev
  • Narrated by: Jeff Hays
  • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 597
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 573
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 572

Large chests are said to encompass all manner of hopes and dreams. Men covet them. Women envy them. But one fact holds true - everyone wants to get their hands on some big ones. The same holds true for one intrepid adventurer - a strapping young lad by the name of Himmel. Armed with his grandfather's trusty longsword and the dream of being the strongest, he sets out on the journey of a lifetime!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Need a follow up!

  • By Amazon Customer on 16-11-17

Brilliant yet a tad too sexist

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

Reviewed: 18-02-19

The narration and story was excellent. The narrating of damage stats, breasts, sex etc. was interesting and funny at first, but became annoying lateron.

  • Jam

  • By: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Narrated by: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Length: 14 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 956
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 906
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 907

We were prepared for an earthquake. We had a flood plan in place. We could even have dealt with zombies. Probably. But no one expected the end to be quite so…sticky…or strawberry scented. Yahtzee Croshaw ( Mogworld, Zero Punctuation Reviews) returns to audiobooks with a follow-up to his smash-hit debut: Jam, a dark comedy about the one apocalypse no one predicted.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Jamtastic

  • By Ricko on 05-02-19

Hillarious but silly

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

Reviewed: 10-02-19

Honestly surprisingly good, although a bit silly. It is hillarious. Like most other people I don't particularly like any of the characters. Although Don is probably my favourite, because he is funny and reacts sarcastically to most thing.

  • Arabian Nights: Volume 2

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Marty Ross
  • Narrated by: David Ahmad, Raghad Chaar, Mandana Jones, and others
  • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 87

In Volume 2 of Arabian Nights we return to Sultan Shahriyar’s palace where Scheherezade is using her spellbinding storytelling abilities to save both her and her sister’s lives. As much as the Sultan wants to kill her, each night he is drawn in by her tales and spares them. Scheherezade weaves a long, winding and exciting tale about Sinbad the Sailor, a reckless young man who has inherited his father’s wealth and spends it foolishly. His debts eventually force him to leave Baghdad and find his way alone. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable

  • By sora on 17-01-19

I Love and Hate this audiobooks

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

Reviewed: 02-01-19

It's a really interesting story, and the voice actors are really good. However, it is too short and seems more like a movie with just sound rather than actually a book that has been voiced over. There's also a lot of huffing and puffing noises, which gets quite vexing and at times there is some bad sound quality with voices being too quiet, loud or distorted.

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  • Will Save the Galaxy for Food

  • By: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Narrated by: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,709
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,535
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,533

Space travel just isn't what it used to be. With the invention of Quantum Teleportation, space heroes aren't needed anymore. When one particularly unlucky ex-adventurer masquerades as famous pilot and hate figure Jacques McKeown, he's sucked into an ever-deepening corporate and political intrigue. Between space pirates, adorable deadly creatures, and a missing fortune in royalties, saving the universe was never this difficult!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Stumbled across this 'plying' beauty

  • By M.Brad on 11-04-17

Another Fantastic Audiobook by Yahtzee

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

Reviewed: 02-01-19

Yahtzee has written a marvelous Sci-fi book, were star pilots are suddenly no longer needed due to quantum teleporters. Yahtzee also voices each character superbly and is a great voice actor. Even female characters are done very well.

  • Mogworld

  • By: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Narrated by: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Length: 13 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,841
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,684
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,679

In a world full to bursting with would-be heroes, Jim couldn't be less interested in saving the day. His fireballs fizzle. He's awfully grumpy. Plus, he's been dead for about 60 years. When a renegade necromancer wrenches him from eternal slumber and into a world gone terribly, bizarrely wrong, all Jim wants is to find a way to die properly, once and for all. On his side, he's got a few shambling corpses, an inept thief, and a powerful death wish. But he's up against tough odds....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic story and narration after first hour.

  • By Kieran on 17-11-12

I loved it. Yahtzee makes awesome audiobooks.

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

Reviewed: 12-12-18

2nd book of yahtzee's I have read and now moving onto a third. Discovery of this author has led me onto his funny YouTube videos aswell.

  • Arabian Nights: Volume 1

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Marty Ross
  • Narrated by: Zahra Ahmadi, Raghad Chaar, Omid Djalili, and others
  • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 462
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 429
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 428

This multicast dramatisation of Arabian Nights: Volume 1 is an Audible Original reenvisioning of three iconic tales - with a twist. Adapted by the great Marty Ross, whose previous audio dramas include Romeo and Jude, Dark Shadows, Doctor Who and Blood and Stone, listeners can expect to hear Sheherezade, Ali Baba & 40 Thieves and Julnar the Sea Born as they've never done before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fiery, comedic and bursting with life.

  • By Elizabeth Ann Duffy on 19-05-18

Need volume 2

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

Reviewed: 16-10-18

Loved it, but there is no volume 2 or 3, so I will either have to buy the book or look for other audiobooks.

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  • Differently Morphous

  • By: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Narrated by: Yahtzee Croshaw
  • Length: 10 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,771
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,666
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,665

A magical serial killer is on the loose, and gelatinous, otherworldly creatures are infesting the English countryside. Which is making life for the Ministry of Occultism difficult, because magic is supposed to be their best kept secret. After centuries in the shadows, the Ministry is forced to unmask, exposing the country's magical history - and magical citizens - to a brave new world of social media, government scrutiny, and public relations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Half Supernatural thriller, half Yes Minister

  • By Anonymous User on 16-03-18

Differently Magical

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

Reviewed: 07-10-18

Loved it. I rushed through this audible book. First audiobook I've completed. The twists are very clever and I'd love to see a sequel. The magic presented is very different from harry potter or other traditional magic tropes, which is refreshing to see.