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Rebecca

Lakewood, WA, USA | Member Since 2006

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  • 31 purchased in 2014
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  • Sarah's Key

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 58 mins)
    • By Tatiana de Rosnay
    • Narrated By Polly Stone
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1778)
    Performance
    (925)
    Story
    (937)

    Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a 10 year-old girl, is arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's apartment, thinking that she will be back within a few hours.

    Benson says: "Important subject and plot, pedestrian execution"
    "Sad and important history -- trivial 'present'"
    Overall

    Sarah was meaningful, important, special, a woman worth knowing. Julia was trivial. Sarah deserved a better advocate, one not so self-absorbed.

    11 of 12 people found this review helpful
  • Nineteen Seventy Four: Red Riding Quartet

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 16 mins)
    • By David Peace
    • Narrated By Saul Reichlin
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (253)
    Performance
    (62)
    Story
    (65)

    Jeanette Garland, missing Castleford, July 1969. Susan Ridyard, missing Rochdale, March 1972. Claire Kemplay, missing Morley, since yesterday. It’s winter, 1974, Yorkshire, Christmas bombs, Lord Lucan on the run, the Bay City Rollers, and Eddie Dunford’s got the job he wanted – crime correspondent for the Yorkshire Evening Post. He didn’t know it was going to be a season in hell. A dead little girl with a swan’s wings stitched into her back. A gypsy camp in a ring of fire. Corruption everywhere you look.

    Lori says: "Disturbing, Uncomfortable - Real Crime Fiction"
    "Ignore Audible's recommendation"
    Overall

    Terrible waste of good listening time. I bot on Audible's recommendation and wish I could get my money back. If there is a Guiness Book of world records award for the use of the "f" word in one book this one would win. Perhaps the author succeeded in giving us a picture of Yorkshire in 1974 and if it was that awful then he did a good job, I guess. But I still want my money back.

    3 of 11 people found this review helpful

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