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Rosail

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  • The Collectors

  • By: Philip Pullman
  • Narrated by: Bill Nighy
  • Length: 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,853
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,548
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,563

"But the thing is," said Horley, "they didn’t know each other at all. Never heard of each other. It wasn’t about the makers. Only about the works." On a dark winter's night in 1970, Horley and Grinstead huddle for warmth in the Senior Common Room of a college in Oxford. Conversation turns to the two impressive works of art that Horley has recently added to his collection....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderfully dark story engagingly read

  • By Alexander Patterson on 12-09-15

interesting short story

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

Reviewed: 16-06-15

Bill Nighy is always a great reader and that's why I had this story. well worth the listen

  • Amok

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Sebastian Fitzek
  • Narrated by: Natascha McElhone, Adrian Lester, Rafe Spall, and others
  • Length: 8 hrs and 7 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,318
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,219
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,219

This was to be her last day alive. The renowned criminal psychologist Ira Samin prepared her suicide thoroughly. The death of her eldest daughter had weighed too heavily on her conscience for her to carry on and she yearned for one last drink to raise a toast to oblivion. Her morbid plans are interrupted and she is called in to negotiate a gruesome hostage situation at a radio station where a psychopath is playing a morbid game.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • The Case of the Missing "I"

  • By Simon on 31-07-18

uphill battle

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

Reviewed: 16-06-15

sorry I tried to get to the end of this but it was just too turgid. it felt 1 dimensional so I gave given up.

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