Bookman Histories
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(3.7 based on 18 ratings)
  • 1
    The Bookman | Lavie Tidhar

    The Bookman

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Lavie Tidhar
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
    Overall
    (11)
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    (11)
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    Late Extra! Bomb outrage in London! When his beloved is killed in a terrorist atrocity committed by the sinister Bookman, young poet Orphan becomes enmeshed in a web of secrets and lies. His quest to uncover the truth takes him from the hidden catacombs of London on the brink of revolution, through pirate-infested seas, to the mysterious island that may hold the secret to the origin not only of the shadowy Bookman, but of Orphan himself....

    Fantastic Adventure

    The story was engaging, a perfect boys adventure story. The narration was simply brilliant! I will look for this narrator again

    Reviewed on August 15 2016 by Greg ()
  • 2
    Camera Obscura: Bookman Histories, Book 2 | Lavie Tidhar

    Camera Obscura: Bookman Histories, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 20 mins)
    • By Lavie Tidhar
    • Narrated By Karen Cass
    Overall
    (5)
    Performance
    (5)
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    (5)

    The X-Files meets The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen in this wild and clever steampunk romp. Milady de Winter is called in by the mysterious Council to solve a seemingly impossible murder in the Rue Morgue, Paris. It'll take all her ingenuity just to remain alive.

    An OK story

    The plot jumps around in a meaningless manner - I think to make sure that ALL the characters we know of in the 'Victorian' age, famous or infamous, ar..Show More »

    Reviewed on June 27 2012 by kelan (South Beach - Florida)
  • 3
    The Great Game: Bookman Histories, Book 3 | Lavie Tidhar

    The Great Game: Bookman Histories, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 22 mins)
    • By Lavie Tidhar
    • Narrated By Jonathan Keeble
    Overall
    (2)
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    (2)
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    The Lizardine Empire is under threat. When Mycroft Holmes is murdered in London, it is up to retired shadow executive Smith to track down his killer and stumble on the greatest conspiracy of his life. Mycroft's protégé, the young Lucy Westerna, returns from Abyssinia with an ancient device that wreaks havoc when activated, summoning into being deadly machines that look like giant tripods. And across the ocean, in Vespuccia, a young Harry Houdini faces death...and the return of an enemy once thought vanquished.

    Absolutely fantastic

    An absolutely fantastic finish (if it was the finish I hope not) to the Bookman trilogy. The narration was brilliant the narrator providing a slew of ..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 05 2016 by Greg ()