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  • Truths, Half Truths and Little White Lies

  • By: Nick Frost
  • Narrated by: Nick Frost
  • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 781
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 723
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 723

If I'm going to tell the story of a life, my life, then I need to tell it warts and all. If the tale is too saccharine sweet then what can the reader take away from it? What do they learn about you? I've written everything down. The shit, the death, fun, naughtiness, addiction, laughter, laughter, laughter, some tears and lots of love and happiness. That, to me, is a better reflection of a human's life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enlightening, Entertaining and Moving

  • By Mrs. on 15-11-15

naughty!

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

Reviewed: 25-08-18

Just brilliant. honest, funny, insightful and real. An insight into his generation and England at the time of his youth to his 30's.

  • Babylon's Ashes

  • Book Six of the Expanse
  • By: James S. A. Corey
  • Narrated by: Jefferson Mays
  • Length: 19 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,061
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 992
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 993

A revolution brewing for generations has begun in fire. It will end in blood. The Free Navy - a violent group of Belters in black-market military ships - has crippled the Earth and begun a campaign of piracy and violence among the outer planets. The colony ships heading for the 1,000 new worlds on the far side of the alien ring gates are easy prey, and no single navy remains strong enough to protect them. James Holden and his crew know the strengths and weaknesses of this new force better than anyone.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great performance

  • By Mr. S. Wallace-jones on 23-12-16

Babylon's ashes

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

Reviewed: 04-12-17

Love this series of books. The overriding themes and scope are really thought provoking and thrilling. This was not my favourite in the series but performed brilliantly and entertaining. Looking forward to the next instalment.

  • Promise of Blood

  • The Powder Mage Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Brian McClellan
  • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
  • Length: 19 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 480
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 458
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 459

Field Marshal Tamas' coup against his king sends corrupt aristocrats to the guillotine and brings bread to the starving. But it also provokes war in the Nine Nations, internal attacks by royalist fanatics and greedy scrambling for money and power by Tamas' supposed allies: the Church, workers' unions, and mercenary forces. Stretched to his limit, Tamas relies heavily on his few remaining powder mages, including the embittered Taniel, a brilliant marksman who also happens to be Tamas' estranged son, and Adamat, a retired police inspector whose loyalty will be tested to its limit.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great mix of fantasy with gunpowder

  • By GhostMuppet on 04-06-14

great world great adventure

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

Reviewed: 15-04-16

A deep and detailed world with string characters. narration is really fantastic and the plot moves along well.

  • The Lies of Locke Lamora

  • By: Scott Lynch
  • Narrated by: Michael Page
  • Length: 21 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,348
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,929
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,916

They say that the Thorn of Camorr can beat anyone in a fight. They say he steals from the rich and gives to the poor. They say he's part man, part myth, and mostly street-corner rumor. And they are wrong on every count. Only averagely tall, slender, and god-awful with a sword, Locke Lamora is the fabled Thorn, and the greatest weapons at his disposal are his wit and cunning. He steals from the rich - they're the only ones worth stealing from - but the poor can go steal for themselves.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic modern fantasy storytelling

  • By Amazon Customer on 01-05-11

Great story which was engaging and well performed.

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

Reviewed: 30-09-15

really enjoyed listening to this book. found the characters varied and fun. left me satisfied but wanting more so downloaded the second in the series.

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  • Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book

  • The Mowgli Stories
  • By: Rudyard Kipling
  • Narrated by: Bill Bailey, Richard E. Grant, Colin Salmon, and others
  • Length: 2 hrs and 32 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,862
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,692
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,695

The magical story-telling and unforgettable characters in Bev Doyle and Richard Kurti's audio adaptation of this children's classic have been brought to life by many well known voices from film, TV, radio and comedy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Incredible!

  • By The Evil Robot on 02-10-15

great.

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

Reviewed: 17-09-15

great book brilliant read and produced. love the use of sound and music. jungle jungle

  • Fire and Movement

  • The British Expeditionary Force and the Campaign of 1914
  • By: Peter Hart
  • Narrated by: Tim Gerard Reynolds
  • Length: 18 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30

A remarkable story of high hopes and crushing disappointment, the campaign contains moments of sheer horror and nerve-shattering excitement; pathos and comic relief; occasional cowardice and much selfless courage - all culminating in the climax of the First Battle of Ypres. And yet, as Peter Hart shows in this gripping and revisionary look at the war's first year, for too long the British part in the 1914 campaigns has been veiled in layers of self-congratulatory myth.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A refreshing Look At The BEF 1914

  • By R J Moore on 06-02-17

great history and first hand accounts.

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

Reviewed: 23-04-15

Brilliant written and very well read. Emotionally stirring first hand accounts from the high command and front line soldiers1914.

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