You no longer follow Amazon Customer

You will no longer see updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can re-follow a user if you change your mind.

OK

You now follow Amazon Customer

You will receive updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can unfollow a user if you change your mind.

OK

Amazon Customer

Tucson, AZ United States | Member Since 2005

0
HELPFUL VOTES
  • 2 reviews
  • 22 ratings
  • 462 titles in library
  • 90 purchased in 2014
FOLLOWING
0
FOLLOWERS
0

  • Solaris: The Definitive Edition

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Stanislaw Lem, Bill Johnston (translator)
    • Narrated By Alessandro Juliani
    Overall
    (2342)
    Performance
    (1911)
    Story
    (1932)

    At last, one of the world’s greatest works of science fiction is available - just as author Stanislaw Lem intended it. To mark the 50th anniversary of the publication of Solaris, Audible, in cooperation with the Lem Estate, has commissioned a brand-new translation - complete for the first time, and the first ever directly from the original Polish to English. Beautifully narrated by Alessandro Juliani (Battlestar Galactica), Lem’s provocative novel comes alive for a new generation.

    Burns says: "A comment on negative reviews"
    "Wordy"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    Would you listen to Solaris again? Why?

    maybe. it was interesting but some of the descriptions were a little wordy


    What did you like best about this story?

    The strange characters


    Which character – as performed by Alessandro Juliani – was your favorite?

    Chris


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Winter of the World: The Century Trilogy, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (31 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Ken Follett
    • Narrated By John Lee
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (5379)
    Performance
    (4552)
    Story
    (4563)

    Winter of the World picks up right where the first book left off, as its five interrelated families - American, German, Russian, English, Welsh - enter a time of enormous social, political, and economic turmoil, beginning with the rise of the Third Reich, through the Spanish Civil War and the great dramas of World War II, up to the explosions of the American and Soviet atomic bombs. As always with Ken Follett, the historical background is brilliantly researched and rendered, the action fast-moving, the characters rich in nuance and emotion.

    Tim says: "Brilliant Sequel"
    "Another hit for Mr. Follett"
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    What made the experience of listening to Winter of the World the most enjoyable?

    Another hit for sure. This is another great story. I can't pick any single item, I guess the fact that it follows history. Like Michener he ties the story to actual history and it just makes it gripping.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Lloyd I just identified with him very much.


    Which character – as performed by John Lee – was your favorite?

    He does them all well


    If you could take any character from Winter of the World out to dinner, who would it be and why?

    Mabel, because I just think she was hot.


    Any additional comments?

    Can't wait for number three!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.