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Lachlan

Australia | Member Since 2011

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  • God Is Not Great: The Case Against Religion

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Christopher Hitchens
    • Narrated By Christopher Hitchens
    Overall
    (138)
    Performance
    (80)
    Story
    (82)

    With robust clarity, Hitchens frames the argument for a more secular life based on science and reason, in which Hell is replaced by the Hubble Telescope's awesome view of the universe, and Moses and the burning bush give way to the beauty and symmetry of the double helix. God Is Not Great marvels at the possibility of society without religion.

    Mark says: "God is not great is great"
    "compelling and unsettling"
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    I had meant to listen to this over the next month but finished it in a long weekend. Timing is everything and this weekend my wife and family packed up the house of her recently deceased mother. As the topics were very interesting and seemingly well-researched I couldn't help but churn through the chapters but it was very unsettling and I have not had much sleep.
    I have to recommend the book as a comprehensive examination of Christopher Hitchens' views on region and it's flaws. However, I think I'll need to re-read/listen to the entire book again after some time has pasted to be honestly be able to say I fully understood it.

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  • Ender's Shadow

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 47 mins)
    • By Orson Scott Card
    • Narrated By Scott Brick, Gabrielle de Cuir, a Full Cast
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (4817)
    Performance
    (2774)
    Story
    (2814)

    Andrew "Ender" Wiggin was not the only child in the Battle School; he was just the best of the best. In this book, Card tells the story of another of those precocious generals, the one they called Bean, the one who became Ender's right hand, part of his team, in the final battle against the Buggers. Bean's past was a battle just to survive. His success brought him to the attention of the Battle School's recruiters.

    L. says: "Totally Card"
    "Read this book immediately after Ender's Game"
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    This book starts with such sadness and sorry that I wasn't sure I could continue. The story smacked me straight in the face and I was totally shocked. However, it is brilliant and I will go on and read the other books.
    I would never consider myself a sci-fi fan and have never got immersed into a series but this is different and very addictive.
    I had listened to the 25th anniversary edition of Ender's Game that finished with the 1st chapter of the next book "Speaker of the Dead". Whilst i applaud the technique to encourage me to buy the next book, I honestly didn't like the chapter. I thought my journey with Ender Wiggins was complete. However, fortunately I read an Audible review that listed a different path to read the series. I'm so glad I heeded their advice.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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