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  • The Great Hunt

  • Wheel of Time, Book 2
  • By: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
  • Length: 26 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,662
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,345
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,337

The Wheel of Time turns and ages come and go, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the age that gave it birth returns again. For centuries, gleemen have told the tales of The Great Hunt of the Horn. So many tales about each of the Hunters, and so many Hunters to tell of. Now, the Horn itself is found: the Horn of Valere long thought only legend, the Horn which will raise the dead heroes of the ages.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • As good as the 1st!

  • By Anette Flewers on 24-07-07

love it

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

Reviewed: 22-07-18

Love this book. The same as the first, I couldn't stop listening. And I can't wait to start the next one!

  • The Eye of the World

  • Wheel of Time, Book 1
  • By: Robert Jordan
  • Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
  • Length: 29 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,618
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,123
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,112

When their village is attacked by trollocs, monsters thought to be only legends, three young men, Rand, Matt, and Perrin, flee in the company of the Lady Moiraine, a sinister visitor of unsuspected powers. Thus begins an epic adventure set in a world of wonders and horror, where what was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fab

  • By Robyn on 13-04-13

This has been one of my favourite books

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

Reviewed: 26-06-18

One of my favourite books I've ever listened to. I had never heard of it before. And only had through audible recommendation. I see a lot of Lord of the Rings in it. And also Game of Thrones have taken from it too. Which has made me enjoy it even more. I am so glad it is only the first book in a big series. And can't wait to start the next book!!

  • Nineteen Eighty-Four

  • By: George Orwell
  • Narrated by: Andrew Wincott
  • Length: 12 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,300
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,986
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,976

Big Brother is watching you.... 1984 is the year in which it happens. The world is divided into three superstates. In Oceania, the Party’s power is absolute. Every action, word, gesture and thought is monitored under the watchful eye of Big Brother and the Thought Police. In the Ministry of Truth, the Party’s department for propaganda, Winston Smith’s job is to edit the past. Over time, the impulse to escape the machine and live independently takes hold of him and he embarks on a secret and forbidden love affair.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • excellent narration.

  • By Chris on 20-12-16

I loved this book!

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

Reviewed: 09-05-18

I have been aware of this book for some time. But only recently got round to reading/listening to it. And it is true what they say about it. absolutely amazing read. Can not recommend it enough. Timeless this is

  • The Return of the King

  • The Lord of the Rings, Book 3
  • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
  • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3,229
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,801
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,802

Concluding the story begun in The Hobbit, this is the final part of Tolkien’s epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, available as a complete and unabridged audiobook. The armies of the Dark Lord Sauron are massing as his evil shadow spreads ever wider. Men, Dwarves, Elves and Ents unite forces to do battle agains the Dark. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam struggle further into Mordor in their heroic quest to destroy the One Ring.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An epic saga

  • By Darren on 15-02-16

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 31-01-18

Absolute amazing book. Alwsys lobed these books. Well read. Will definitely be starting them all over again soon!

  • Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection

  • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry - introductions
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 71 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7,175
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6,729
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6,700

Ever since he made his first appearance in A Study In Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes has enthralled and delighted millions of fans throughout the world. Now Audible is proud to present Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection, read by Stephen Fry. A lifelong fan of Doyle's detective fiction, Fry has narrated the complete works of Sherlock Holmes - four novels and five collections of short stories.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant audio book, shame about the navigation.

  • By Mr. P. J. Marsh on 10-03-17

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 19-12-17

Absolutely loved this book!!!! Well worth a listen. Could not stop listening when started this

  • The Lord Of The Rings

  • The Return of the King (Dramatised)
  • By: J. R. R Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Ian Holm, Michael Hordern, Robert Stephens
  • Length: 3 hrs and 10 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 562
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 403
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 404

A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the third book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An excellent end to a great trilogy

  • By Andyjn on 15-02-16

Loved it

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

Reviewed: 29-09-17

Loved this. Well worth a listen! I have always been a fan of The Lord of the Rings from childhood. And this is a beautifully done performance

  • A Game of Thrones

  • Book 1 of A Song of Ice and Fire
  • By: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Roy Dotrice
  • Length: 33 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12,893
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,965
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 10,971

The complete, unabridged audiobook of A Game of Thrones. HBO’s hit series A Game of Thrones is based on George R. R. Martin’s internationally best-selling series A Song of Ice and Fire, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. A Game of Thrones is the first volume in the series. Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story, Difficult Narration

  • By R. Moorhouse on 10-06-12

Such a brilliant book/listen

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

Reviewed: 11-04-16

Very well read. Obviously a brilliant book. Definitely would recommend this to anyone!! Great stuff

  • A Clash of Kings

  • Book 2 of A Song of Ice and Fire
  • By: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Roy Dotrice
  • Length: 37 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,482
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,407
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5,394

The complete, unabridged audiobook of A Clash of Kings. HBO’s hit series A Game of Thrones is based on George R. R. Martin’s internationally best-selling series A Song of Ice and Fire, the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age. A Clash of Kings is the second volume in the series. Throughout Westeros, the cold winds are rising.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Addictive

  • By Marcus on 01-01-12

BRILLIANT

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

Reviewed: 11-04-16

Amazing book. And brilliantly read. I can't wait to listen to more!! 10/10. Great stuff