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  • Rabbit Is Rich

    • UNABRIDGED (19 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By John Updike
    • Narrated By Arthur Morey
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (115)
    Performance
    (62)
    Story
    (62)

    The time is 1979: Skylab is falling, gas lines are lengthening, the president collapses while running in a marathon, and double-digit inflation coincides with a deflation of national confidence. Nevertheless, Harry Angstrom feels in good shape, ready to enjoy life at last - until his son, Nelson, returns from the West, and the image of an old love pays a visit to his lot. New characters and old populate these scenes from Rabbit's middle age, as he continues to pursue, in his erratic fashion, the rainbow of happiness.

    J. Kovler says: "Brilliant Writing"
    "Not recommended"
    Overall

    I read Rabbit, Run and Rabbit Redux and they were both excellent, but never got around to reading Rabbit is Rich, so I looked forward to the audio book. However, I should have listened closely to the sample first. The narrator demostrates perfect enunciation, but is totally lacking inflection and emotion, making the story very difficult to follow. After about 15 minutes I knew I could never listen to the whole thing. A huge disappointment after wasting two credits.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Great Expectations

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Charles Dickens
    • Narrated By Charlton Griffin
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (383)
    Performance
    (222)
    Story
    (217)

    A terrifying encounter with an escaped convict in a graveyard on the wild Kent marshes; a summons to meet the bitter, decaying Miss Havisham and her beautiful, cold-hearted ward Estella; the sudden generosity of a mysterious benefactor - these form a series of events that change the orphaned Pip's life forever, and he eagerly abandons his humble origins to begin a new life as a gentleman. Dickens' novel depicts Pip's development through adversity as he discovers the true nature of his 'great expectations'.

    J. J. Kuzma says: "Great Narrations"
    "Great choice!"
    Overall

    Classic novel with excellent narration, highly recommended audio book if you enjoy Dickens and the classics.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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