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  • The Rage Against God

  • How Atheism Led Me to Faith
  • By: Peter Hitchens
  • Narrated by: Peter Hitchens
  • Length: 4 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 106
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100

Here, for the first time, in his new book The Rage Against God, Peter Hitchens, brother of prominent atheist Christopher Hitchens, chronicles his personal journey through disbelief into a committed Christian faith. With unflinching openness and intellectual honesty, Hitchens describes the personal loss and philosophical curiosity that led him to burn his Bible at prep school and embrace atheism in its place. From there, he traces his experience as a journalist in Soviet Moscow and the critical observations that left him with more questions than answers.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good to hear theistic intelligence

  • By joshua hodson on 27-02-16

Honest intelligent account

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

Reviewed: 12-02-19

I like Peter Hitchens.

This book is read by the author himself. He often reads a bit too fast for me but I intend to listen to this again and I expect to get more out of it.

I would have liked a bit more detail of his personal religious life and journey.

Overall, I found it useful and informative

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  • The Devil You Know

  • A Felix Castor Novel, Book 1
  • By: Mike Carey
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 164
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 120
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 121

Felix Castor used to cast out demons for a living, and London was his stomping grounds. But in a time when the supernatural realm is in upheaval and spilling over into the mundane world of the living, his skills are in renewed demand. With old debts to pay, Castor is left with no choice but to accept one final, well-paying assignment: a seemingly simple exorcism. Trouble is, the more he discovers about the ghost in the archive, the more things refuse to add up.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A good yarn - appalling narration

  • By mark on 10-06-12

Hilarious, great plot, different...

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-04-13

I really enjoyed this book and the narrators voice really suited the main character's dry sarcastic wit. I laughed out loud again and again as I listened to this story of a exorcist who can get rid of unwanted spirits with a tin-whistle. The book is set sometime in the future when spirits, ghosts, zombies etc are roaming the streets. As the story develops the main character comes to question his attitude to the creatures that he comes into contact with. The storyline kept me guessing and laughing.

  • Modern Man in Search of a Soul

  • By: Carl Gustav Jung
  • Narrated by: Christopher Prince
  • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 157
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 128

Modern Man in Search of a Soul is the classic introduction to the thought of Carl Jung. Along with Freud and Adler, Jung was one of the chief founders of modern psychiatry. In this book, Jung examines some of the most contested and crucial areas in the field of analytical psychology: dream analysis, the primitive unconscious, and the relationship between psychology and religion.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Deep, timeless and inspiring

  • By HJ Atum on 10-11-17

Great, insightful work..

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-04-13

For those with little knowledge of Jung, I would recommend downloading the "A Very Short Introduction to Jung" by Anthony Stevens prior to downloading this book as this should provide a sufficient background before listening to this book.

This book is based upon a collection of Jung's Lectures and I found it utterly fascinating. My only gripe would be the narrators voice which was very American (sorry!!) and I found it distracted me when I can came to re-listen to the book. However I would still recommend this book.

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  • Jung

  • A Very Short Introduction
  • By: Anthony Stevens
  • Narrated by: Tim Pigott-Smith
  • Length: 3 hrs and 52 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 122
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 72

Anthony Stevens argues that Jung's visionary powers and profound spirituality have helped many to find an alternative set of values to the arid materialism prevailing Western society.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Overview

  • By David on 08-03-10

Great summary, nice narrative...

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-04-13

I really enjoyed this book on Jung. I had read Selected Works by Anthony Storr and I had a good idea about some of Jung's key theories,

This book kicks off with a fascinating insight into Jung's childhood and student years and explains some of the connections between his later ideas and his early insights. I find this book rewards several listens and having listened to it a number of times I have gone on to read "Memories Dreams & Reflections" Carl Jung's autobiography which I would also recommend highly.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful