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Andrea

Chicago, IL, USA

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  • Treasure Island

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 12 mins)
    • By Robert Louis Stevenson
    • Narrated By Alfred Molina
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (560)
    Performance
    (350)
    Story
    (353)

    Robert Louis Stevenson's cherished, unforgettable adventure magically captures the thrill of a sea voyage and a treasure hunt through the eyes of its teenage protagonist, Jim Hawkins. Crossing the Atlantic in search of the buried cache, Jim and the ship's crew must brave the elements and a mutinous charge led by the quintessentially ruthless pirate Long John Silver. Brilliantly conceived and splendidly executed, it is a novel that has seized the imagination of generations of adults and children alike.

    Jessica Kos says: "Wonderful!"
    "Great fun!"
    Overall

    I really enjoyed listening to this audio book. I actually laughed with delight when the narrator started to talk like a pirate. What fun!

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
  • The Lost World

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Narrated By John Richmond
    Overall
    (32)
    Performance
    (15)
    Story
    (15)

    Released in 1912, it tells the story of an expedition to a plateau in the Amazon basin where prehistoric animals still survive. The character of Professor Challenger was introduced in this book. The novel also describes a war between Native Americans and a vicious tribe of ape-like creatures.

    Andrea says: "Fun book, but characters are muddled"
    "Fun book, but characters are muddled"
    Overall

    This is a fun book to listen to, but it was difficult at times to understand which character was supposed to be speaking. The narrator would sometimes stay in one character's voice throughout several lines of dialogue between several characters and it would take me a minute to realize that it wasn't just one character that was speaking. This made listening a little confusing. The book is fun though and it was mostly an enjoyable listen.

    4 of 5 people found this review helpful

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