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Second to None

Narrated by: Michael Jayston
Series: Richard Bolitho, Book 26
Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
Categories: Fiction, Historical
3.5 out of 5 stars (21 ratings)

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Summary

On the eve of Waterloo, a sense of finality and cautious hope pervade a nation wearied by decades of war. But peace will present its own challenges to Adam Bolitho, captain of His Majesty's Ship Unrivalled, as many of his contemporaries face the prospect of discharge. The life of a frigate captain is always lonely, even more so for Adam, mourning the death of his uncle. He is, more than ever, alone, within the Royal Navy, where the only constants are the sea and those enemies who conspire to destroy him.
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Audible please check download quality

Great book but sound quality of first few chapters appalling. Audible this must have slipped through your quality control somehow.

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Awful Recording

Awful Recording, awful awful playback. Awful awful problem trying to return book to get my credit back

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Awful audio quality.

Michael Jayston is a wonderful narrator and Alexander Kent is usually a good read. Unfortunately, I have to give this audiobook a one-star because of the awful audio quality. The source is obviously an audio-tape which is sometimes OK, but quality as poor as this is not acceptable. I will return this book.

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Abysmal recording quality, great story but spoiled by the recording

To be honest it’s difficult to review this audio book simply because the recording was so poor. And I mean (don’t bother listening to it in the car poor) you won’t understand half of it.

Truly spoiled what was probably an excellent story.

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Audible Quality terrible should have read the revi

Dispite all the negative comments about the sound quality i would has always like to form my own opinion. However after two chapters i had had enough and have abandoned trying to listen to the book.
Very Very disappointed i would have thought by now the book would have been re recorded.

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Absolutely dreadful sound quality!

Don’t buy this book or at least listen to the excerpt before deciding, wish I had done!