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  • Roald Dahl Reads Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Four More Stories

  • By: Roald Dahl
  • Narrated by: Roald Dahl
  • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 124
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 99
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 100

Roald Dahl's wickedly funny novels have turned him into the world's number one storyteller. In this collection five splendiferous stories are brought to life by the author himself: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (abridged), James and the Giant Peach (abridged), Fantastic Mr. Fox (unabridged), The Enormous Crocodile (unabridged) and The Magic Finger (unabridged).

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Abridged

  • By Otter on 09-05-17

Great Fun

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

Reviewed: 20-11-18

I loved it. I liked 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' and 'James and the Giant Peach' the best, and also 'The Magic Finger'. Excellent stories. So imaginative, so inspired. Narrated by Dahl himself, and very well at that. Fab fun for every age.

  • NIV Gospel of John

  • By: Hodder Faith (publisher)
  • Narrated by: David Suchet
  • Length: 2 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12

Over 2000 years ago, a man called Jesus spent just three years healing the sick and teaching people about God. He was executed by the authorities and miraculously came back to life. He was the son of God. John's Gospel tells the complete story of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Read by award-winning actor David Suchet, this unabridged version of the NIV account is renowned for its combination of easy-to-follow narrative and accuracy to original sources.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Spoke to my very soul.

  • By J shep on 09-09-15

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 04-10-18

An excellent rendition of the Gospel of John. Narrated by David Suchet, whose rich tones carry the story well. The intonation and inference add to the telling of the account, bringing it to life. The pace is good, making it easy to follow and enjoyable listening. Clearly, David has a passion for this book, and his enthusiasm makes the story a pleasure to listen to.

  • Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • By: Douglas Adams
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,191
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4,651
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,645

One Thursday lunchtime the Earth gets unexpectedly demolished to make way for a new hyperspace bypass. For Arthur Dent, who has only just had his house demolished that morning, this seems already to be more than he can cope with.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent story, really well-read

  • By Tony on 14-10-13

A Classic

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

Reviewed: 25-09-18

A 'gargle-blaster' of a novel. Highly original for its time - an oldie but a goodie. Iconic to this day, it stands the test of time. Intelligently written; imaginative; quirky; surreal. This excellent blend of eccentric English wit and sci-fi adventure, makes for a fun and entertaining romp through the galaxy...where no man has gone before...

  • Jungle Doctor Spots a Leopard

  • By: Paul White
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

Fear has gripped the hearts of the villagers. A killer leopard is moving closer and closer - a leopard which has only four toes on one foot. Old ex-chief Madole is also missing a finger. Could it be that he is using witchcraft to turn himself into a leopard, seeking revenge on those who took away his power? Another thrilling adventure from Paul White based in Mvumi hospital, Tanzania.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • More Jungle Happenings

  • By Amazon Customer on 24-09-18

More Jungle Happenings

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

Reviewed: 24-09-18

More jungle happenings from author Dr. Paul White. A good read and a good companion. Enter the world of the Tanganyikan tribes-people and their formidable natural foes. A well-written, light-hearted approach to some dark dealings and subject-matter.

Anectdotal tales that are both entertaining and thought-provoking. Stories of good and evil, friendship and danger, struggle and hope. Well-paced and easy-going with good humour. Another gem in the 'Jungle Doctor' collection that makes for an engaging and enjoyable read.

  • Jungle Doctor's Crooked Dealings

  • By: Paul White
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 2 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

More is going on in the hospital compound than meets the eye. Tension is high as the Jungle Doctor performs some delicate and dangerous operations. The troublemaker, Woga, keeps making threats. And to make matters worse, there is a killer lion on the prowl. What can a little boy with a twisted face, a crooked back and a smiling dog teach them about courage?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Very Good Read

  • By Amazon Customer on 23-09-18

A Very Good Read

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

Reviewed: 23-09-18

A wonderful, heart-warming story, full of wholesome tales from a man used by God to touch the lives of many.

This is just one in a series of books by the author Dr. Paul White, offering an inspiring account of his life among the tribes-people of Tanganyika - where he, his staff, and friends were able to bring much-needed healing, hope, and renewal to the wider community.

The back-drop of the Tanganyikan jungle and it's many denizens make for a rich canvas; teaming with all manner of intriguing possibilities and happenings. The well-paced narration of Paul Michael makes for a flowing and vivid audio-experience.

The intelligent, witty prose, testify to a triumph in the struggle of good over evil. The stories are filled with insight, wisdom and integrity, and offer a graphic account of the gospel's power to transform lives. If you are looking for an enjoyable, engaging read, look no further.

  • Jungle Doctor on the Hop

  • By: Paul White
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 2 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

The witch doctor's magic appears to be working. A dozen people have already died and many more are falling prey to this mysterious illness that is plaguing the village. What is this killer disease that is more powerful than an angry elephant, more terrifying than a mighty leopard, more deadly than a roaring lion? Will the Jungle doctor be able to fit together the pieces of the puzzle in time?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story

  • By Amazon Customer on 11-09-18

Great Story

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

Reviewed: 11-09-18

Another great book from Dr. Paul White. He gave his life to help the people of Tanzania, both medically, communally and spiritually. This book is one in a series of many, and records the anecdotal true accounts of his life and times - his work and relationships with the local tribes-people.

Far from patronising, this approach is humble and respectful, tempered with wisdom and insight. The stories are wholesome and light-hearted, though unflinching from the many difficulties, hardships and troubles encountered. Gentle good humour flows throughout, with a strong sense of sincere friendship, camaraderie, and common goals.

Love is ever-present, both relationally and practically, with a clear, simple presentation of the gospel message in word and deed. Dr Paul White's life and mission is vibrant and exemplary, and many valuable lessons can be learned.

A well-written, engaging story that is both heart-warming and true. Narration is good, with Paul Michael's well-placed, easy manner. Another gem. I do hope Audible releases the whole series.

  • Jungle Doctor and the Whirlwind

  • By: Paul White
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

There is a stranger in the hospital compound - his pockets brimming with money; his clothes brighter than the sunset…and Maradadi is as full of trouble as a scorpion. Will the staff be deceived by his charm and his smooth words of fame and fortune? As the Jungle Doctor fights an epidemic, that is sweeping the East African countryside like a whirlwind, he finds he must also fight the destructive influence of this evil intruder. Another thrilling adventure from Paul White based in Mvumi Hospital, Tanzania.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thank God for His wonderful work.

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-09-18

Thank God for His wonderful work.

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

Reviewed: 07-09-18

I could give this book five stars merely for merit and good, sound, gospel truth. A well-rendered, true story, of good and evil. Like a light shining brightly in the darkness, it is a wonderful beacon of hope to a broken world.

The book is intriguing and we'll written. It makes us care about the characters on a personal level. The fact that these stories are auto-biographical, only heighten the level of interest. There is a liberal smattering of intelligent humour throughout, making for a very enjoyable read. The portrayal of the message and work of Christ in the story is strong, clear, fascinating and palpable.

I wish Paul White's autobiographical and children's moral fictional tales could be standard texts in every school and library. The narration is good, which oils the wheels of the audio experience. Thank God for Paul White. What an example to us all. Thank you, audible, for preserving a classic. It would be great to have the full series available for purchase.

  • Very Good Jeeves, Volume 1

  • By: P. G. Wodehouse
  • Narrated by: Martin Jarvis
  • Length: 4 hrs and 5 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 71

Jeeves and Wooster never disappoint on audio and these unabridged stories are of course no exception. Wodehouse/Jarvis deliver another excellent audio collection featuring all your favourite characters, not forgetting our intrepid duo of course! Full Story Listings: 1. Jeeves and the Impending Doom, 2. The Inferiority Complex of Old Sippy, 3. Jeeves and the Yule-Tide Spirit, 4. Jeeves and the Song of Songs, 5. Episode of the Dog McIntosh, and 6. The Spot of Art

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Entertaining Read

  • By Ms. R. D. Cook on 31-03-16

Brilliant.

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

Reviewed: 28-07-18

Another excellent classic from the outstanding P. G. Wodehouse. Such a wordsmith. Such intelligent witty humour. Such story-telling. A joy.

  • The Fellowship of the Ring

  • The Lord of the Rings, Book 1
  • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
  • Length: 19 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5,453
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,599
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4,592

Continuing the story begun in The Hobbit, this is the first part of Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, available as a complete and unabridged audiobook. Sauron, the Dark Lord, has gathered to him all the Rings of Power - the means by which he intends to rule Middle-earth. All he lacks in his plans for dominion is the One Ring - the ring that rules them all - which has fallen into the hands of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Nat on 20-02-11

Excellent.

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

Reviewed: 04-02-18

What can I say? Tolkien. Say no more. Described as 'the father of the modern fantasy novel'. Such depth of conceptual creation - right down to the history and languages of the denizens inhabiting the world he creates. Strong multi-layered story-lines and plot. Like the Elven forests, Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings' trillogy seems to grow right out of the ground. A beautiful earthy feel, with a clear love of nature. A classic battle of good and evil. A sense of wonder and awe. A strong and almost tangible atmosphere of ancient magic woven throughout. Tolkien causes the reader to love, laugh, wonder, hope.

The narration is very good indeed. I love Rob Inglis. Very well paced. Easy listening. About the only downside would be on a personal level, and others may disagree. I don't feel Tolkien's poetry and songs live up to the excellence of his prose. Also, singing is not perhaps Rob Inglis' strongest suit (though he gives it a good go). Also, the character of Tom Bombadil seems in some ways not to fit with the feel of the rest of the book. I would not wish to write Tom Bombadil out, but would perhaps like to edit the character somewhat. Apart from that, I love the work.

I love the film trilogy. As ususual, however, the books offer a deeper, richer background and more subtle development than the films. Tolkien causes the reader to walk with the band of friends; to feel the weight of the struggle; the camaraderie, loyalty and trust of friendship; the searing malignance of evil; the onslaught of battle; the peace and tranquility of the Elven world; the hope against all odds of a better tomorrow. Such a wonderfully crafted epic work from a sensitive soul, a creative genius, and a superior mind. Top marks. A must-have for all fans of fantasy.

  • The Remaining

  • By: D. J. Molles
  • Narrated by: Christian Rummel
  • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 179
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 175
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 174

In a steel-and-lead-encased bunker 20 feet below the basement level of his house, a soldier waits for his final orders. On the surface, a plague ravages the planet, infecting over 90% of the populace. The bacterium burrows through the brain, destroying all signs of humanity and leaving behind little more than base, prehistoric instincts. The infected turn into hyper-aggressive predators, with an insatiable desire to kill and feed. Someday soon, the soldier will have to open the hatch to his bunker, and step out into this new wasteland, to complete his mission....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Books 1-4 are some of the best work in the genre!

  • By Mr. A. J. H. Jackson on 30-09-13

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 29-01-18

Not your average zombie-romp. A well constructed story. Well told. A good companion. Through vivid description, a subtle build of atmosphere, and strong character-development, D J Molles offers a story that is well-paced with a natural flow. Christian Rummel's steady narration is seemingly effortless and very easy to listen to.

I'm not the greatest fan of zombie novels or movies, but this work is different. There is a sensitivity and humanity in the writing. This is reflected and imbued in the feelings, thoughts, and motivations of the main character. Despite the desperate situation, there is light in the darkness, and a compassion for survivors and infected alike. It is a tale of relationship and respect and striving to do the right thing. This is a well-measured account of survival against all the odds. A compelling read.