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Richard Fyfe

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  • Origin

  • By: Dan Brown
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 18 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 5,229
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,746
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 4,744

The spellbinding new Robert Langdon novel from the author of The Da Vinci Code. Origin thrusts Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon into the dangerous intersection of humankind's two most enduring questions - and the earth-shaking discovery that will answer them.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Deception Point 2

  • By 451 on 10-10-17

Oh Dear

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

Reviewed: 23-10-17

What happened here? Everything I enjoy in these books is missing here. If I wanted to read a text book punctuated by long winded explanation leading to a simplistic ending I would have brought the Enyclopedia Britannica. No pace , no tension, no point. One book toi far sorry..

  • Moriarty

  • By: Anthony Horowitz
  • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt, Derek Jacobi
  • Length: 10 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,138
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,067
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,068

Sherlock Holmes is dead. Days after Holmes and his arch-enemy Moriarty fall to their doom at the Reichenbach Falls, Pinkerton agent Frederick Chase arrives in Europe from New York. The death of Moriarty has created a poisonous vacuum which has been swiftly filled by a fiendish new criminal mastermind who has risen to take his place.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Twist and Shout!

  • By Simon on 15-10-15

Slow Burner

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

Reviewed: 02-12-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

This is not a Sherlock Holmes book and I would not recommend to Sherlock Holmes fans.
However I do think that it has much to offer. This started slowly and half way through you find yourself waiting for the twist in the tale. Does it ever arrive. Listen to the book..

Which character – as performed by Julian Rhind-Tutt and Derek Jacobi – was your favourite?

The performances in this book were a highlight. Each character given their own voice and traits which were maintained throughout.

  • Doctor Who: Nuclear Time

  • By: Oli Smith
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Briggs
  • Length: 4 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 16

‘My watch is running backwards.’ Colorado, 1981. The Doctor, Amy and Rory arrive in Appletown - an idyllic village in the remote American desert where the townsfolk go peacefully about their suburban routines. But when two more strangers arrive, things begin to change. The first is a mad scientist - whose warnings are cut short by an untimely and brutal death. The second is the Doctor... As death falls from the sky, the Doctor is trapped. The TARDIS is damaged, and the Doctor finds he is living backwards through time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story, great voice

  • By Richard Fyfe on 13-04-13

Great story, great voice

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-04-13

This is a story that breaks all the rules and is great for it. This story has the Doctor doing the running , whilst Amy and Rory and flashbacks fill out this complex story. What can I say about Nicholas Briggs. He understands what it takes to be the Doctor (yep a Big Finish fan) and this comes across . Every portrayal of every doctor shows this understanding. Add to that the fact that he takes us much care with his understanding of the other characters. Fantastic

  • Doctor Who: Prisoner of the Daleks

  • By: Trevor Baxendale
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Briggs
  • Length: 6 hrs and 27 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61

The Daleks are advancing, their empire expanding into Earth's space. The Earth forces are resisting in every way they can. But the battles rage on across countless solar systems. And now the future of our galaxy hangs in the balance.... The Doctor finds himself stranded on board a starship near the frontline with a group of ruthless bounty hunters.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gripping from start to finish

  • By James Brooker on 13-06-13

Simply brilliant

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-12-12

I have been reading Dr Who Audio books for 15 years and this is possibly the best. Nicholas Briggs is on of the best narrators of audio boos and his knowledge of the Doctor means that he understands the character at the deepest level. It has pace and lacks desire to overcomplicate which can sometimes bog down modern Doctor Who books.

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