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  • Way of the Wolf

  • Straight Line Selling: Master the Art of Persuasion, Influence, and Success
  • By: Jordan Belfort
  • Narrated by: Jordan Belfort
  • Length: 7 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 888
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 791
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 782

Learn from the master of sales and persuasion. Jordan Belfort - immortalised by Leonardo DiCaprio in the hit movie The Wolf of Wall Street - at last reveals how to use the Straight Line System, the step-by-step sales and persuasion system proven to turn anyone into a sales-closing, money-earning rock star.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very good sales book

  • By Pod on 12-07-18

Just mind-blowing

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

Reviewed: 15-03-19

Anyone in a sales position can change their life following the straight line method. Jordan Belfort is truly inspiring and engaging.

  • The Establishment

  • And How They Get Away With It
  • By: Owen Jones
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
  • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,379
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,244
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,229

Behind our democracy lurks a powerful but unaccountable network of people who wield massive power and reap huge profits in the process. In exposing this shadowy and complex system that dominates our lives, Owen Jones sets out on a journey into the heart of our Establishment, from the lobbies of Westminster to the newsrooms, boardrooms, and trading rooms of Fleet Street and the City.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Won't do your blood pressure any good....

  • By Colin on 11-04-17

Great insight into the world of our rulers

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

Reviewed: 25-02-15

loved the book. it resonates with millions of Britons. stand up and be counted.

11 of 14 people found this review helpful

  • The Real North Korea

  • Life and Politics in the Failed Stalinist Utopia
  • By: Andrei Lankov
  • Narrated by: Steven Roy Grimsley
  • Length: 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53

Andrei Lankov has gone where few outsiders have ever been. A native of the former Soviet Union, he lived as an exchange student in North Korea in the 1980s. He has studied it for his entire career, using his fluency in Korean and personal contacts to build a rich, nuanced understanding. In The Real North Korea, Lankov substitutes cold, clear analysis for the overheated rhetoric surrounding this opaque police state.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really quite good

  • By Martin S. on 26-03-17

Great Insight

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

Reviewed: 29-07-14

Would you consider the audio edition of The Real North Korea to be better than the print version?

Yes, the narration was very well done and made for an easy read. The narrators deep voice and American accent are clear and crisp.

Who was your favorite character and why?

The general theme of the book was what interested me, getting a real insight into the North Korean way of life has interested me for years. The book provides real knowledge into the North Korean regime and how the North live in comparison to the south, it also provides a look at possible outcomes for when the Kim dynasty fall's. Possible reunification or keeping the North as a separate state.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I would listen to this book in short stints as it can be very deep with a lot to take in, I did it within a week.

  • The Graveyard Book

  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,505
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,969
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,961

When a baby escapes a murderer intent on killing the entire family, who would have thought it would find safety and security in the local graveyard? Brought up by the resident ghosts, ghouls and spectres, Bod has an eccentric childhood learning about life from the dead. But for Bod there is also the danger of the murderer still looking for him - after all, he is the last remaining member of the family.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I loved this

  • By Mr. P Shaw on 25-11-08

I couldn't Finish it

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-01-13

Although a very imaginative book I couldn't finish it. Maybe would have enjoyed it if I was 12/13. To me this would be a far better film than it is a book and I do believe that Disney have bought the rights to it, I will look forward to watching in a few years time.

2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • The Name of the Wind (Part Two)

  • By: Patrick Rothfuss
  • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
  • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,295
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,696
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,691

Part Two of The Name of The Wind (Unabridged).'I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the University at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep. My name is Kvothe. You may have heard of me'.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely BRILLIANT!

  • By Marcus H. on 01-10-12

The Best

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-12-12

All I can say is, how good is this book? I can't stop thinking about it and can't wait for Wise Man's fear. Patrick Rothfuss is such and exceptional writer. I really believe in the characters, I can picture exactly what they look like they are described that well. Incredible book that will go down in history.

  • The Name of the Wind

  • The Kingkiller Chronicle, Book 1
  • By: Patrick Rothfuss
  • Narrated by: Rupert Degas
  • Length: 28 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 9,675
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,498
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,485

I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with both my sanity and my life. I was expelled from the university at a younger age than most people are allowed in. I tread paths by moonlight that others fear to speak of during day. I have talked to Gods, loved women, and written songs that make the minstrels weep. My name is Kvothe. You may have heard of me.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent!

  • By Robyn on 31-01-13

Wow!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-12-12

Wow! I am totally hooked, I can't get enough of Kvothe and his story just finished part one and gone straight onto part two I couldn't wait. This story is epic and has me begging to get back into my car to listen to more. I am travelling Sales Exec and got through part one in less than a week, I have totally abandoned my beloved music because I cannot turn this book off. Rupert Degas is incredible and really brings the characters to life, this book needs to be a film.