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  • The Bourne Identity: Jason Bourne Series, Book 1

  • By: Robert Ludlum
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 22 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 621
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 451
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 451

He was dragged from the sea, his body riddled with bullets. There are a few clues: a frame of microfilm surgically implanted beneath the skin of his hip; evidence that plastic surgery has altered his face; strange things he says in his delirium, which could be code words. And a number on the film negative that leads to a bank account in Zurich, four million dollars, and a name for the amnesiac: Jason Bourne. Now he is running for his life.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Can't get past the accents

  • By Chris on 10-12-12

Good story very different to the film <br />

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

Reviewed: 04-06-15

interesting but don't expect it to b like the film......
well worth it if your a fan on jb

  • Travelling to Work

  • Diaries 1988-1998
  • By: Michael Palin
  • Narrated by: Michael Palin
  • Length: 23 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 326
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 304
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306

Travelling to Work is the third volume of Michael Palin's widely acclaimed diaries. After the Python years and a decade of filming, writing and acting, Palin's career takes an unexpected direction into travel, which will shape his working life for the next 25 years. Yet, as the diaries reveal, he remained ferociously busy on a host of other projects throughout this whirlwind period.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wounderfull

  • By james palmer on 20-07-15

he's had an interesting life

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

Reviewed: 05-05-15

but like the modern day Alan wicker with more humour lots of eating out surprised he's not bigger but plenty of interesting stuff and 30+ hours well spent with the great man

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  • Becoming Johnny Vegas

  • By: Johnny Vegas
  • Narrated by: Johnny Vegas
  • Length: 11 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 732
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 680
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 676

‘My name is Michael Pennington, and I am not a comic character. I'm often mistaken for one though. You might know him by another name. Johnny Vegas.’ From BBC Dickens adaptations to Benidorm and Ideal to the PG Tips ads, Johnny Vegas has become one of Britain's best-loved comic actors.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Outstanding

  • By Gordon on 28-10-13

Very well written and read by Michael AKA Johnny

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

Reviewed: 28-01-14

Where does Becoming Johnny Vegas rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

yes one of the best ive listened too

What was one of the most memorable moments of Becoming Johnny Vegas?

Was interesting all through ended a bit abruptly though

Have you listened to any of Johnny Vegas’s other performances? How does this one compare?

n/a

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

n/a

Any additional comments?

Great book he's' significantly deeper a person that I'd every realised

  • Going to Sea in a Sieve

  • By: Danny Baker
  • Narrated by: Danny Baker
  • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,132
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 917
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 908

Born in 1957 in Deptford, south London, Danny's first job after dropping out of school at the age of 15 was in One Stop Records, a small record shop in London's West End, frequented by Elton John and Mick Jagger, a store rather like the one in High Fidelity.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great insight into living through the 60s and 70s.

  • By Alison St Pierre on 14-09-14

What a great book

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

Reviewed: 08-01-14

If you could sum up Going to Sea in a Sieve in three words, what would they be?

Such an interesting life

What did you like best about this story?

Did you know he gave Sting his first contract

What does Danny Baker bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

He's just so addictive to listen to could have gone on for hours more

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  • Jack

  • Straight from the Gut
  • By: Jack Welch, John A. Byrne
  • Narrated by: Mike Barnicle
  • Length: 13 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 79
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52

Jack Welch lifted GE from a conglomerate with a market value of about $12 billion to one of the world's largest and most widely-admired companies, with a market value of more than $500 billion. In Jack, the author reveals the strategies and philosophies that put him at the top.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • World class

  • By Amazon Customer on 24-07-06

Great story

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

Reviewed: 02-07-13

Would you consider the audio edition of Jack to be better than the print version?

not read the book but well narrated with a lot of passion

Have you listened to any of Mike Barnicle’s other performances? How does this one compare?

no but will look out for them

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

yes lots like his comparing his eventual succession decision to the birth of his first child

  • The Dark Tourist

  • Sightseeing in the World's Most Unlikely Holiday Destinations
  • By: Dom Joly
  • Narrated by: Dom Joly
  • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,370
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 876
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 871

Ever since he can remember, Dom Joly has been fascinated by travel to odd places. In part this stems from a childhood spent in war-torn Lebanon, where instead of swapping marbles in the schoolyard, he had a shrapnel collection -- the schoolboy currency of Beirut. These early experiences left Dom with a profound loathing for the sanitized experiences of the modern-day travel industry and a taste for the darkest of places.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amusing, engaging and thought-provoking

  • By H. Petre on 26-04-11

Gripping book with good dose of humor

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-04-13

took me only a couple of days in the car almost found excuse to go out in the car it was that good made all the better for the author to read it

  • Management in 10 Words

  • By: Terry Leahy
  • Narrated by: Rupert Holliday Evans
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 113
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 112

In his 14 years as CEO of Tesco, Sir Terry Leahy not only turned the company into the largest supermarket chain in the UK, but also transformed it into a global enterprise. As a result, Sir Terry is now one of the world's most admired business leaders, widely acclaimed for his drive, flair, and no-nonsense approach. In Management in 10 Words, he draws on his experience and expertise to pinpoint the ten vital attributes that make successful managers and underpin great organisations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent management insights

  • By AA on 31-01-13

Great read (listen)

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-02-13

Not a well known man really good to understand what made him tick and what turned tesco around

1 of 1 people found this review helpful