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  • The Classic Hundred Poems

    • ABRIDGED (6 hrs and 1 min)
    • By William Shakespeare, William Wordsworth, W.B. Yeats, and others
    • Narrated By Alfred Corn, Rita Dove
    Overall
    (109)
    Performance
    (18)
    Story
    (14)

    Adopting the methodology of the music charts, The Classic Hundred Poems presents the "top 100" poems of all time. The selections are illuminated by the informative notes of editor William Harmon and read by an ensemble of contemporary poets including Alfred Corn and Rita Dove.

    James says: "A great selection of poetry"
    "Good selection"
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    Good selection of poetry, but if ever an audible book should be "whisper sync ready" this is it. There is no way to go to a specific poem, I don't read poetry anthologies from beginning to end, I like to pick a poem and go directly to it as the mood strikes.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • The Bone Collector: The First Lincoln Rhyme Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 21 mins)
    • By Jeffery Deaver
    • Narrated By Connor O'Brien
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (90)
    Performance
    (80)
    Story
    (77)

    In his most gripping thriller yet, Jeffery Deaver takes listeners on a terrifying ride into two ingenious minds...that of a physically challenged detective and the scheming killer he must stop. The detective was the former head of forensics at the NYPD, but is now a quadriplegic who can only exercise his mind. The killer is a man whose obsession with old New York helps him choose his next victim. Now, with the help of a beautiful young cop, this diabolical killer must be stopped before he can kill again!

    SueSonya says: "Worst narration I've ever heard"
    "Read by a robot?"
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    Story

    I'm not convinced an actual person narrated this book, it sounds more like some text to speech software was used. By far the worst narration I've ever heard.

    Great story that I've been waiting for some time to hear. I should have waited a bit more I think.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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