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Eye of the Storm

Twenty-Five Years in Action with the SAS
Narrated by: Peter Kenny
Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
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Summary

Peter Ratcliffe served in the SAS for 25 years. Blooded in Oman in the 1970s, he also saw action in Northern Ireland, in the Falklands War, and in the Gulf campaign. From his early days in the Paras to his time as Regimental Sergeant-Major in the Gulf, he has lived and fought by the motto 'who dares wins'. 

Eye of the Storm is his insider's account of that exceptional career. Fast-paced, earthy, dramatic, funny, occasionally disturbing, it is laced with firsthand descriptions of ferocious and bloody fighting, sudden death and incredible heroism, and peopled with a cast of extraordinary individuals. Beyond that, however, it corrects many of the distortions and exaggerations of other books and explodes several long-standing myths about the Regiment. Here - at last - is the authentic voice of the SAS.

©2019 Peter Ratcliffe (P)2019 Michael O'Mara

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Narration is dreadful

I read this book years ago and it was by far the best SAS biography I'd read. But whoever let this audiable version to be released needs to find another job. My 5 year old daughter reads books aloud better and the narrator's intonation is almost exactly the same for every sentence, with emphasis always coming on the last word. It drove me to distraction and I found myself getting annoyed with the sound and pace of the speech rather than listening to what was being read out. A really good book ruined. I wish I could get my money back.

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Terrible Narration

I really wanted this audio book to be great. I'm struggling with the terrible narration. Have a listen yourself and you will hear exactly what I mean. For some reason the tone of the narrators voice goes up at the end of EVERY sentence. I just cannot concentrate on the actual story.

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  • 22-05-19

Simply great

Loved it... One of the best SAS books written, more of these OG SAS books please

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