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  • Trumpocracy

  • The Corruption of the American Republic
  • By: David Frum
  • Narrated by: David Frum, James Anderson Foster
  • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 94
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76

Best-selling author, former White House speechwriter, and Atlantic columnist and media commentator David Frum explains why President Trump has undermined our most important institutions in ways even the most critical media has missed, in this thoughtful and hard-hitting book that is a warning for democracy and America's future. Quietly, steadily, Trump and his administration are damaging the tenets and accepted practices of American democracy, perhaps irrevocably.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • P45 warts and all

  • By Paul Muers on 14-06-18

A triumph

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-08-18

Beautifully written. Beautifully read. Thought-provoking. I'm on the left but admire and respect this writer's analysis. Worth reading.

  • Nicholas Nickleby

  • By: Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by: David Horovitch
  • Length: 38 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 50
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39

One of Dickens’ earlier novels, dating from 1839, it charts the fortunes of an honorable young man, Nicholas Nickleby, who has set out to make his way in the world. Dickens presents his remarkably vivid display of Victorian characters and the life they lead, from the generous to the fated to the crushed. Hope springs eternal, however, and righteous persistence brings rewards.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A wondrous performance

  • By C.Z.Schipa on 10-04-15

Highly recommended.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-02-18

Enjoyed every moment of this book. David Horovitch's narration is superb. It is hard to believe that such a wide variety of characterisations are the product of one person. His command of tone and accent are flawless. Amazing performance. Dickens' engrossing tale is stunningly brought to life here. Loved it. Thank you Mr Horovitch!

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  • The Old Curiosity Shop

  • By: Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by: Anton Lesser
  • Length: 22 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 229
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 195
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 193

Provoking an unprecedented outpouring of public grief when it was first published, it follows the story of Little Nell and her feckless grandfather. Forced to leave their magical shop of curiosities in London, they are pursued across the English countryside by the grotesquely evil dwarf Quilp. They escape - but at what cost?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good old Charlie!

  • By Moominmamma on 17-08-13

Wonderful

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-07-17

Anton Lesser does an amazing job with this entertaining and engrossing classic tale. Loved it.