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Cheri

Ojai, CA, USA

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  • Spies of the Balkans

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 35 mins)
    • By Alan Furst
    • Narrated By Daniel Gerroll
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (428)
    Performance
    (105)
    Story
    (109)

    Greece, 1940. Not sunny vacation Greece: northern Greece, Macedonian Greece, Balkan Greece, the city of Salonika. In that ancient port, with its wharves and warehouses, dark lanes and Turkish mansions, brothels and tavernas, a tense political drama is being played out. On the northern border, the Greek army has blocked Mussolini's invasion, pushing his divisions back to Albania, the first defeat suffered by the Nazis, who have conquered most of Europe.

    writerly says: "historical insights, not much suspense/tension"
    "Kudos for this narrator"
    Overall

    Audiobooks should consider giving this narrator more titles to read, as he excels at every aspect of interpretation that this wonderful historical novel calls for, including the voices of the many characters and the pronunciation of names, places, and foreign-language phrases.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Proust Was a Neuroscientist

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 44 mins)
    • By Jonah Lehrer
    • Narrated By Dan John Miller
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (254)
    Performance
    (99)
    Story
    (100)

    In this technology-driven age, it's tempting to believe that science can solve every mystery. After all, science has cured countless diseases and even sent humans into space. But as Jonah Lehrer argues in this sparkling debut, science is not the only path to knowledge. In fact, when it comes to understanding the brain, art got there first.

    Mark D. Jones says: "Excellent Book"
    "Jarring narration"
    Overall

    This fascinating book is almost ruined by a jarring narration that demonstrates a serious lack of awareness of syntax.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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