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  • The Wolf of Wall Street

  • By: Jordan Belfort
  • Narrated by: Eric Meyers
  • Length: 20 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,195
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,082
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,088

Stock market multimillionaire at 26, federal convict at 36, he partied like a rock star, lived like a king, and barely survived his rise and fall as an American entrepreneurial icon. By day he made thousands of dollars a minute. By night he spent it as fast as he could, on drugs, sex, and international globe-trotting.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narration is Brilliant

  • By Deborah on 24-01-14

Eye opener

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

Reviewed: 01-11-18

having started this book sometime ago it seemed to drag on a little... however it did give a full insight to the wolf's story and towards the end I couldn't help but feel a little sorry for the outcome.....

  • Dark Summit

  • The True Story of Everest's Most Controversial Season
  • By: Nick Heil
  • Narrated by: David Drummond
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 139

In early May 2006, a young British climber named David Sharp lay dying near the top of Mount Everest while forty other climbers walked past him on their way to the summit. A week later, Lincoln Hall, a seasoned Australian climber, was left for dead near the same spot. Hall's death was reported around the world, but the next day he was found alive after spending the night on the upper mountain with no food and no shelter.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Utterly full of journo speak

  • By Rose on 11-02-19

Gripping

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

Reviewed: 26-07-18

Having read numerous accounts of the epic journey to the summit of Everest... this is by far the best. It's a gripping story of endurance, adrenaline fueled sadness of reality... Leaves you wondering why people put themselves through it and to pay for not knowing if you will ever return...
R I P to all those that don't...

  • Aussie Grit

  • My Formula One Journey
  • By: Mark Webber
  • Narrated by: Nicholas Osmond
  • Length: 11 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 263
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 243
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 240

Mark Webber was at the centre of one of the most captivating chapters in the history of Formula One. In 2010, while racing for Red Bull, he and his teammate, Sebastian Vettel, went head to head for the World Championship. There could be only one winner. Since retiring from Formula One, Mark has concentrated on endurance racing, including the legendary Le Mans 24-hour race.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Somewhat disappointing

  • By Boggy of Bucks on 12-09-16

A True Sporting Gentleman

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

Reviewed: 23-07-18

I've always been a fan of Mark Webber mainly because of the way he conducted himself in an around Formula one.... This is a great insight into his career thus far.... in my eyes a Formula one world champion without actually gaining that title....

  • Heist

  • The True Story of the World's Biggest Cash Robbery
  • By: Howard Sounes
  • Narrated by: Howard Sounes
  • Length: 15 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 83
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 78
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 78

On 22 February 2006, GBP53 million was stolen from a cash warehouse belonging to the Securitas company in Tonbridge, Kent. In terms of value, the robbery puts previous British capers, such as the Great Train Robbery, in the shade. This was a crime notable for its audacity, carried out by an unlikely crew of players that included a used car salesman, two Albanian casual workers and a roofer. Five men were convicted at the Old Bailey in January 2008, which attracted nationwide media coverage.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Extremely Detailed!

  • By Richard on 08-08-15

slightly disappointed

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

Reviewed: 13-07-18

Was a book I'd been looking forward to reading for a while however the performance of the book Was slightly off putting more so the put on accents that I feel wasn't necessary... The book itself was a detailed description of the heist itself and enjoyable.....

  • A Life in Football

  • My Autobiography
  • By: Ian Wright
  • Narrated by: Paul Mendez
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 340
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 319
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 318

Ian Wright, Arsenal legend, England striker and TV pundit extraordinaire, is one of the most interesting and relevant figures in modern football. His journey from a South London council estate to national treasure is everybody's dream. From Sunday morning football directly to Crystal Palace; from 'boring, boring Arsenal' to inside the Wenger Revolution; from Saturday afternoons on the pitch to Saturday evenings on primetime television; from a week in prison to inspiring youth offenders, Ian will reveal all about his extraordinary life and career.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant story

  • By Amazon Customer on 27-09-16

Written from the heart.....

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

Reviewed: 19-06-18

I've been a fan of Ian Wright's for such a long time so was really looking forward to this book.... The story didn't disappoint.. I felt it was a honest sometimes heart wrenching story written with the passion that Ian always puts across... MY ONE criticism was the narrator... mainly because I was wanting it to be Ian's voice and at times I found myself not concentrating fully because of that... but still a fabulous read....

  • Ascent

  • By: Sir Chris Bonington
  • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
  • Length: 15 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75

Hear Sir Chris Bonington's extraordinary story, read by Gordon Griffin. His memoir, Ascent, charts not only his many triumphs in the climbing world - such as the Eiger and the Himalayas - but also the struggles he has faced in his life bringing up a family and maintaining a successful and loving marriage over the decades of travelling the world to conquer mountains.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Ascent

  • By Anonymous User on 04-12-17

A journey from the heart

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

Reviewed: 25-05-18

I started this book a few weeks ago after 5 minutes I turned it off... thinking I'd made a mistake in my purchase as it just wasn't gripping me... I was bored 1 night so tried the book again and I'm so pleased I did... it is a full on emotional rollercoaster filled with full detailed accounts of the adventures of Chris's life... the highs the lows the happiness and of course the sadness.. 10/10

  • The Foundling

  • The True Story of a Kidnapping, a Family Secret, and My Search for the Real Me
  • By: Paul Joseph Fronczak, Alex Tresniowski
  • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
  • Length: 11 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63

The Foundling tells the incredible and inspiring true story of Paul Fronczak, a man who recently discovered via a DNA test that he was not who he thought he was - and set out to solve two 50-year-old mysteries at once. Along the way he upturned the genealogy industry, unearthed his family's deepest secrets, and broke open the second longest cold-case in US history, all in a desperate bid to find out who he really is.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Very intriguing story told in way too much detail... became very tedious... and extremely poor narration... robotic and monotone

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-12-18

Emotional journey of discovery

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

Reviewed: 18-04-18

A truly outstanding story that put me on an emotional rollercoaster as the story was unfolding... I hope one day you do find all the answers you so desperately searched for. Really puts life into perspective....

  • The Wild Truth: The Secrets That Drove Chris McCandless into the Wild

  • By: Carine McCandless
  • Narrated by: Carine McCandless
  • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41

The key missing piece of Jon Krakauer's multi million, multi territory bestseller and widely acclaimed Sean Penn film Into the Wild is finally revealed by his best friend and sister, Carine. The story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just New York Times bestselling author Jon Krakauer, but the rest of the nation too.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I was right!

  • By Pete on 12-12-17

Blown away

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

Reviewed: 10-04-18

Having seen the film some time ago I was sceptical about reading this book... However I'm glad I did, it as left me feeling so many emotions having gone through a similar upbringing myself. Perfect narration to a truly wonderful insight to the truth behind Chris's journey.. R I P Chris

  • What Does This Button Do?

  • By: Bruce Dickinson
  • Narrated by: Bruce Dickinson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,052
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 979
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 975

Pioneers of Britain's nascent rock and metal scene back in the late 1970s, Iron Maiden smashed its way to the top, thanks in no small part to the high-octane performances, operatic singing style and stage presence of its second but twice-longest-serving lead singer, Bruce Dickinson. As Iron Maiden's front man - first from 1981 to 1993, and then from 1999 to the present - Dickinson has been, and remains, a man of legend.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Scream for me Audible

  • By Neil Pardoe on 19-10-17

Awesome

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

Reviewed: 29-03-18

Absolutely brilliant book from start to finish...
Made even better with Bruce narrating.
First ever book I've wanted to read again straight away....

  • Always Managing

  • By: Harry Redknapp
  • Narrated by: David John
  • Length: 13 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 469
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 427
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 420

"From kicking a ball as a kid under the street lamps of Poplar and standing on Highbury's North Bank with my dad, to my first game at West Ham, I was born head over heels in love with football. It saved me, and 50 years on that hasn't changed one bit - I'd be lost without it…" Harry is the manager who has seen it all - from from a dismal 70s Portakabin at Oxford City and training pitches with trees in the middle to the unbeatable highs of the Premiership, lifting the FA Cup and taking on Real Madrid in the Champions League.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantasticly written & narrated

  • By abdulaziz on 14-10-13

Eye opener

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

Reviewed: 21-03-18

From the very first chapter this book had me gripped... The book takes you on a journey of a true legend....