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  • The Man Who Was Thursday

  • A Nightmare
  • By: G. K. Chesterton
  • Narrated by: Ron Keith
  • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 13
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 13

Writing in England at the turn of the 20th century, G.K. Chesterton was dubbed the "prince of paradox" for addressing serious questions with his light, whimsical style. In this classic allegory, which has captivated generations since it was first published in 1908, Chesterton tackles such profound concepts as honor, truth, and God with insightful humor and colorful enigma.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
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  • By Anonymous User on 20-03-19

Excellent Book

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

Reviewed: 19-12-18

Excellent Book. I felt genuine excitement in this book in a way that a fiction book hasn't made me feel in years.

The performance was a little weird initially, but it really grew on me.

  • The Abolition of Britain

  • From Winston Churchill to Princess Diana
  • By: Peter Hitchens
  • Narrated by: Peter Hitchens
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 192
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 177
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 175

Prominent English social critic Peter Hitchens writes of the period between the death of Winston Churchill and the funeral of Princess Diana, a time he believes has seen disastrous changes in English life. The Abolition of Britain is bitingly witty and fiercely argued, yet also filled with somber appreciation for what the idea of England has always meant to the West and to the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A must read (listen)!

  • By The Lost Clansman on 20-12-17

Very Depressing

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-12-18

Wow, this is depressing. However, It seems to be correct.

I don't like how Peter doesn't have a solution, however. I suppose it makes sense as it's a real Gordian knot of a problem.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Commentaries

  • By: Julius Caesar
  • Narrated by: David McCallion
  • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

The Commentaries by Julius Caesar contains eight books on the Gallic War in addition to all three books on the Civil War. Brilliantly translated, these commentaries provide an account of the many extraordinary events of these wars, brought to life by the words of Julius Caesar himself. If you have ever wondered about the events and thoughts that shaped the mind of Caesar, these commentaries will provide you with that insight.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Historia Civilis sums this up a lot quicker

  • By Anonymous User on 30-08-18

Historia Civilis sums this up a lot quicker

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

Reviewed: 30-08-18

Nice to listen to this on the train. However, If you want a quicker summary, Historia Civilis does that, although lacking some of the nice details about certain low ranking men.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • 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 120
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 115
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 114

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

Nice, but very basic

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

Reviewed: 31-07-18

Peter gives an interesting if somewhat basic overview of modern atheism. Good introduction, but not much else.