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  • The Mythology and Religion of the Ancient Egyptians

  • By: Charles River Editors
  • Narrated by: Brandon Woodall
  • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 11

Africa may have given rise to the first humans, and Egypt probably gave rise to the first great civilizations, which continue to fascinate modern societies across the globe nearly 5,000 years later.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Very Poor Narration

  • By Derek Bradley on 10-21-15

Great cure for insomnia!

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-21-18

Honestly, save yourself the misery. I'm a huge myth person, and read lots of mythologies from around the world. I downloaded this book as part of a set of myths from around the world and while some have been incredibly gratifying, this narrator is SO PAINFUL that if you want a fun laugh just listen to the sample...which I obviously did not do.

The story is just fair. It's a short read, but I can barely concentrate on the words to be honest.

  • Peter and the Wolf

  • By: Sergei Prokofiev
  • Narrated by: Jim Dale
  • Length: 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 283
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 245
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 243

Generations of children have been charmed by this enchanting work, and Brilliance Audio is proud to introduce its own version with multi-Grammy Award-winner Jim Dale as narrator. To delight the millions of Jim’s fans, his reading of Peter and the Wolf will include unforgettable vocal characterizations of the various animals, young Peter, and Peter’s grumpy old grandfather. The music of Peter and the Wolf, including some of the best-known classical melodies, is superbly performed by the award-winning Seattle Symphony, led by music director Gerard Schwarz.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful!

  • By Jan on 10-28-11

Symphony and Audiobook!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-22-16

Jim Dale narrates a classic children's book that pairs symphony with narrative. It's a great learning piece to teach children how music can speak!

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