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  • The Day of the Jackal

  • By: Frederick Forsyth
  • Narrated by: David Rintoul
  • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 593
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 503
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 503

One of the most celebrated thrillers ever written, The Day of the Jackal is the electrifying story of an anonymous Englishman who in, the spring of 1963, was hired by Colonel Marc Rodin, Operations Chief of the O. A. S., to assassinate General de Gaulle.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The best Forsyth novel meets a great narrator

  • By Jernau Gurgeh on 13-01-12

captivating

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

Reviewed: 25-09-17

Outstanding story, excellent performance, absorbing from start to finish. I have listened to several Frederick Forsyth novels but this is by the best.

  • Devil May Care

  • By: Sebastian Faulks
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Northam
  • Length: 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 668
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 265
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 263

This new instalment in the adventures of the world's most iconic spy has been written by one of Britain's most admired novelists, Sebastian Faulks.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Devil May Care (Unabridged)

  • By Katharine Murray on 17-06-08

Entertaining

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

Reviewed: 08-02-16

Entertaining plot however, quite a few elements are lifted straight from Ian Fleming's work, therefore originality could be disputed.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Zero Minus Ten

  • James Bond Series
  • By: Raymond Benson
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25

In the Australian desert, a nuclear bomb explodes. There are no survivors and no clues about who has made it or detonated it. In England, two police officers are shot dead when they apprehend a cargo vessel in Portsmouth dock. Vast quantities of heroin are later found on board.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Enjoyable.

  • By John on 08-01-16

Enjoyable.

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

Reviewed: 08-01-16

Written in the style of Flemming, excellent descriptive narrative, a pleasure to listen to from start to finish.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Fear the Sky

  • The Fear Saga, Book 1
  • By: Stephen Moss
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 20 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,733
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,485
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,472

From the Audie-nominated narrator of The Martian. In eleven years time, a million members of an alien race will arrive at Earth. Years before they enter orbit, their approach will be announced by the flare of a thousand flames in the sky, their ships' huge engines burning hard to slow them from the vast speeds needed to cross interstellar space. These foreboding lights will shine in our night sky like new stars, getting ever brighter until they outshine even the sun, casting ominous shadows and banishing the night until they suddenly blink out.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very Entertaining

  • By stucody on 22-03-15

Gripping plot

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

Reviewed: 01-05-15

Enjoyed this book from start to finish, the detail is mind absorbing and in places very graphic in its content.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful