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Christopher

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  • The History of Ancient Egypt

    • ORIGINAL (24 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By The Great Courses
    • Narrated By Professor Bob Brier
    Overall
    (372)
    Performance
    (351)
    Story
    (355)

    Ancient Egyptian civilization is so grand our minds sometimes have difficulty adjusting to it. It lasted 3,000 years, longer than any other on the planet. Its Great Pyramid of Cheops was the tallest building in the world until well into the 19th century and remains the only Ancient Wonder still standing. And it was the most technologically advanced of the ancient civilizations, with the medical knowledge that made Egyptian physicians the most famous in the world.

    Nassir says: "Incomprehensibly complete"
    "Fantastic!!!"
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    Where does The History of Ancient Egypt rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    the best book


    What did you like best about this story?

    The knowledge is fascinating and prof. Bob Briar


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    It made me dig deeper for knowledge about ancient Egypt.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Pillars of the Earth

    • UNABRIDGED (40 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Ken Follett
    • Narrated By John Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (13245)
    Performance
    (5578)
    Story
    (5622)

    Why we think it’s a great listen: Got 40 hours to kill? You’ll find the time when you start listening to Lee’s take on Follett’s epic – and widely celebrated – novel of 12th-century England. The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a devout and resourceful monk driven to build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has known...of Tom, the mason who becomes his architect - a man divided in his soul...and of the beautiful, elusive Lady Aliena, haunted by a secret shame....

    CynNC says: "Captivating"
    "Surprisingly Great book, probably one of the best"
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    Would you consider the audio edition of The Pillars of the Earth to be better than the print version?

    Never in my life would I believe that a book about cathedrals would interest me. I was captivated by this book! Must read.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • The Spy Who Loved Me

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 55 mins)
    • By Ian Fleming
    • Narrated By Nadia May
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (156)
    Performance
    (92)
    Story
    (91)

    For the first time, listeners to James Bond's adventures will see Agent 007 as he appears through the eyes of a beautiful woman...a woman who, in the midst of brutality and terror, recognizes Bond for what he is: a handsome and appealing killer. But only a killer can help her now!

    She says: "Not the best in series"
    "Skip this one unless you are die hard"
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    What would have made The Spy Who Loved Me better?

    Not much about Bond, a lot about a girl that has nothing to do with Bond until the last fourth of the book.


    Would you ever listen to anything by Ian Fleming again?

    Enjoyed all the rest


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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