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  • Charlie Savage

  • By: Roddy Doyle
  • Narrated by: Roddy Doyle
  • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7

Meet Charlie Savage: a middle-aged Dubliner with an indefatigable wife, an exasperated daughter, a drinking buddy who’s realized that he’s been a woman all along.... Compiled here for the first time is a whole year’s worth of Roddy Doyle’s hilariousseries for the Irish Independent. Giving a unique voice to the everyday, he draws a portrait of a man - funny, loyal, somewhat bewildered - trying to keep pace with the modern world (if his knees don’t give out first)

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good but short

  • By Steve on 01-04-19

Ara sure it's alright.....

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

Reviewed: 27-03-19

I do like Roddy Doyle's books, always have.
and hitting 50, I get the sentiment in the book.
but I think it could have been more. it only touches on things.

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  • By: John Connolly
  • Narrated by: Simon Slater
  • Length: 11 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43

An extraordinary reimagining of the life of one of the greatest screen comedians the world has ever known: a man who knew both adoration and humiliation; who loved and was loved in turn; who betrayed and was betrayed; who never sought to cause pain to others yet left a trail of affairs and broken marriages in his wake...and whose life was ultimately defined by one relationship of such tenderness and devotion that only death could sever it: his partnership with the man he knew as Babe. he is Stan Laurel. But he did not really exist. Stan Laurel was a fiction.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Crazy over use of First name Surname

  • By A. Morris on 08-08-18

Great insight but Hard going.

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

Reviewed: 03-09-18

Struggled to finished it, and still haven't.
A fantastic insight into the life of the stars of the golden age.
It is hard to defferentiate the fiction and nonfiction of the characters, such as Chaplin, an odd character all be it a genius. The, " He tells, he says, he, he, is unsettling at the start, bit in time it becomes the correct format, as there are so many facts put forward.
I kept looking up the characters to visualise them, and many I knew from old films. over all good....bit hard going.

  • Their Lost Daughters

  • Audible's breakthrough crime author of 2018
  • By: Joy Ellis
  • Narrated by: Richard Armitage
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,785
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,379
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,364

Deep in the muddy fields of the Lincolnshire Fens, a teenage girl is found wandering, delirious, claiming to have been drugged at a party. Metres away, the drowned body of another girl is found on an isolated beach. And all this on a small stretch of land where, nearly 10 years ago, the shocking disappearance of a young girl remains an open case.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Smokin' Start to a New Series!

  • By Simon on 14-06-18

Excellent story, great characters.<br />

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

Reviewed: 13-08-18

Loved it, engaging, good pace, great detail, worth a feature film. performance was flawless. would listen to again.