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Another Triumph

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Reviewed: 28-07-19

Very well read, fast moving, really getting to know the characters and the social history

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Wonderful Vera,

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-05-19

So human so insightful, the broodiness of Northumberland in a believable story, well read by Charley Hardwick.

classic blyton<br />

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Reviewed: 16-03-19

Expertly narrated by Jan Francis this is one of the better Famous Five stories, lots of secret passages to keep you entertained!

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A good read

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Reviewed: 06-09-18

Enjoyable, gripping story, good range of believable characters, well read. more please by this author

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Why it is logical to be a Christian

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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-12-10

As a discontented agnostic I was looking for a work that might help me to accept the Christian religion or (conversely and less satisfactorily) reject it, once and for all, and get on with the rest of my life without bothering further with it. I decided to give this book the chance to fulfill this extremely tall order. Has it done so? At the moment I am still unsure but what I can say is that it has raised some very important questions which I had not previously considered. Being of only average intelligence I do not pretend to understand all the points he makes but most of it will be readily accessable and understandable to most people. Lewis's central hypothesis seems to be that there is a rule of human nature ,which we all instictivley acknowlege, that we should be 'good'. He goes on to establish (or at least he believes he has established) that this rule is not man made and therefore logically must come from a god. Thereafter he goes into more detail about the Christian God he believes in and the basic principals of the Christian faith.

I have listened to it once and found it interesting and informative. I am currently listening to it for a second time, and hope that I will understand more this time around. I am sure it will help with my quest and if you have a similar one that it will help you.

One final word of warning. This book is a book of it's time - the 1940's. Some of Lewis's statements about e.g. women, homosexuals and war - are strickingly non PC. Although dis-inclined to accept his views on these subjects I do not think that this negates his entire thesis, but if you would be inclined to do so it may not be the book for you.

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