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  • Conspiracy

  • Peter Thiel, Hulk Hogan, Gawker, and the Anatomy of Intrigue
  • By: Ryan Holiday
  • Narrated by: Ryan Holiday
  • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 118
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 120

In 2016, one of the giants of modern journalism fell: Gawker Media, infamous for saying what other outlets wouldn't say, was sued for publishing Hulk Hogan's sex tape, lost the case and went bust. After countless other lawsuits it seemed that Gawker had finally run out of luck. But luck had nothing to do with it. Peter Thiel, PayPal founder and billionaire investor, had masterminded the whole thing.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thrilling!! Amazing story masterly told!

  • By G-Montoya on 13-03-18

A rare treat

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

Reviewed: 01-08-18

Initially was put off by the delivery but once you settle in I can't imagine anyone else but the author reading. A fantastic tale, even if the overall thesis is a bit of a reach

  • Anything You Can Imagine: Peter Jackson and the Making of Middle-earth

  • By: Ian Nathan, Andy Serkis - foreword
  • Narrated by: Tristram Wymark
  • Length: 22 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 109
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 104
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 104

The definitive history of Peter Jackson’s Middle-earth saga, Anything You Can Imagine takes us on a cinematic journey across all six films, featuring brand-new interviews with Peter, his cast and his crew. From the early days of daring to dream it could be done, through the highs and lows of making the films, to fan adoration and, finally, Oscar glory.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The extended extended documentaries

  • By ulla on 28-05-18

enjoyable

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 22-06-18

an excellent book, really well read. highly recommended for anyone with a love of film writing.