Elisabeth tells this story so well. I happen to find Marguerite's voice less than pleasing, but she reads well and after a bit I no longer noticed the voice as the story caught me.
This was an awesome story which brought tears to my eyes at many points. I especially enjoyed Elisabeth's thoughts in the first and second epilogues.
What commitment and trust all these folks have! They have had tremendous impact on an entire generation of this world.
I read this book as a kid (and loved it!) and tried this out just for fun.
This timeless classic glows with the excellent narration of Rowena Cooper. I loved her voice and performance.
What a great family safe story with fun and excitement.
I loved it all over again.
While this book simplifies the story of George Muller's life, it still packs a punch!
Muller's life is so very compelling! It can teach us many lessons on faith and really trusting God and praying in belief about everything which concerns us. This book contains true stories which are well told and really stay with me. These stories have caused me to begin praying and believing God for many more circumstances in my life.
This book is an invaluable book and led me to read Muller's own words in the longer book, "Answers to Prayers from George Muller's Narratives" (by George Muller) in print.
I only wish there were more Audible versions of bonks by and about, George Muller.
I enjoyed this book very much, though I didn't find it quite as emotionally compelling as "A Town Like Alice".
This was a very good story, and the thing I like about Shute is his ability to handle very difficult issues and topics with grace and emotion without sinking into darkness.
I came to really care about the main character as well as the other characters he is trying to help.
I enjoy Shute's books very much and so far, have felt very safe reading them and recommending them to others. He writes like the gentleman he seems to be.
This is probably a good choice for the Daily Deal since you get several stories. I did enjoy some stories far more than others.
But typically, I am not an avid enjoy-er of end of the world scenarios.
Some bad language and some unhappy subject material--how could apocalyptic stories be other wise?
Not for the too young.
While Jill made me both laugh and cry in this book and I felt a real kinship with her, I can't recommend this book.
She sends some mixed messages and with that and her profanity, I just can't send you off to buy it expecting a clean book. Too much profanity for my taste.
It was a struggle, but I have decided not to buy the other books, despite the fact I really like Jill, and I feel she is a very talented person and writer. I love the pictures she paints with her words (without the profanity).
She has a huge vocabulary and really Jill, you don't need that F word to express yourself.
I almost quit listening to this book at the beginning, but I persevered and I'm glad I did. Lots of laughs, a real romp as one reviewer described it. It wouldn't be Dickens without some pathos and many of the really serious or sad scenes are more asides loosely written into the story.
How he ever managed to hammer this tale together as a beginning author shows why he became a classic author.
I very much enjoyed this book and I will listen to it again!
I purchased this book as a Daily deal and I have now discovered a new novelist I love. Had never heard of Shute before, but this book was so very enjoyable. The characters and story gripped me and it flowed along so very well. Very poignant. I agree with a previous reviewer who describes this as a gentle book. Shute handles even difficult issues with a gentle finesse that I appreciate.
Robin Bailey was absolutely superb as the narrator!!! Marvelous voice and performance.
I highly recommend this book.
I have never listened to or read George Elliot before.
But I loved this book.
It made me go online andl look up several historical things I was curious about, but mostly, I loved the characters and the story.
It showed so clearly how those tragedies in our lives can also be the events which are the most beneficial to us down the road in life.
The best lesson, expressed so beautifully, is that God is more tender and kind than we, and if He allows tragedy, He will eventually bring wonderful good out of it.
Absolutely a lovely principle to reflect on at any time.
(It did start a bit slow, but hang in there!)
I got this book for free and I'm glad it was free. I thought it might be a funny and lighthearted look at modern dating woes. Lots of ammo on that front, I'm sure.
There were some really funny parts, but this is not a book for anyone but adults definitely from an R to X rating. Also, profanity.
However, having said I don't particularly like the book the author was great!
I loved his style, it drew me in and I could read other subjects written by him. Please, branch out from here, I think you've gotten all the mileage you can out of e-dating.
I bought this book after reading the reviews touting it as touching and funny. There were some truly touching and really funny moments and I enjoyed those very much. The problem was, I needed a degree in French and philosophy to understand the rest of the book. More intellectual babbling than I would have ever imagined I would tolerate. But I did tolerate it because despite all the blah-blah, I came to care for the characters.
I finished the book but it left me wishing I had never picked it up, because it made me very sad.
Rosenblat's narration was absolutely fabulous, and the only reason I will remember this book fondly.
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