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  • The Scarlet Pimpernel

  • By: Baroness Orczy
  • Narrated by: Stephen Crossly
  • Length: 10 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 340
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 315
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 316

The French Revolution is at the height of its fury. Daily, hundreds of aristocratic heads fall from the guillotine. Emotions run high, and anyone suspected of sympathy toward the nobility is in mortal danger. Only one man is daring enough to lead a small band against popular opinion - the Scarlet Pimpernel. Using masterful disguises and clever strategies, the Scarlet Pimpernel smuggles noblemen and women from France to safety in England. His success is a thorn in the side of the Revolution. As he vanishes from each escapade, he leaves no trace behind except an image of the colorful flower that is his emblem.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A great classic to listen to!

  • By Marydee on 08-12-15

going back to my roots.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-01-18

After seeing a live performance by the same title, I just had to read the original work to compare the storyline. This book is far better than the play. And the voice actor does great with the French accents and pronunciation of names. I highly recommend it! Apparently this book is the parent of the superhero genre, and has thus enjoyed a well-deserved Legacy.

  • Do Hard Things

  • A Teenage Rebellion Against Low Expectations
  • By: Brett Harris, Alex Harris
  • Narrated by: Lincoln Hoppe
  • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 169
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126

A growing movement of young people is rebelling against the low expectations of today's culture by choosing to "do hard things" for the glory of God. And Alex and Brett Harris are leading the charge. Do Hard Things is the Harris twins' revolutionary message in its purest and most compelling form, giving readers a tangible glimpse of what is possible for teens who actively resist cultural lies that limit their potential.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thank God for these Young Men!

  • By Timothy E. Peak on 09-02-16

Worth the wait

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-04-18

This book came highly recommended, and it has been on my list for years. I zoomed through it, almost every sentiment echoing in my heart. These brothers nailed it...hard. Now I know where so many youth in our home school community are getting the awesome idea and attitude that they can make a difference for good...now!

  • Animal Farm

  • By: George Orwell
  • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
  • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,710
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,263
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,270

George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution is an intimate part of our contemporary culture, quoted so often that we tend to forget who wrote the original words! This must-read is also a must-listen!

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • If you hate spoilers, save the intro for last.

  • By Dusty on 02-18-11

A great way to experience this stirring classic

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-14-12

Where does Animal Farm rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

This is one of the best audio books I have heard. I especially appreciated the reader's rendition of the song "Beasts of England", because a song without a believable tune is much less effective than a catchy ditty that draws the listener into the story.
This is an important story for our time and easy for even young readers to grasp.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Animal Farm?

When the pigs walked out of the house on two legs.

Which scene was your favorite?

When the animals kicked the farmer out of the farm house and successfully took over all the farm work themselves.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

My reaction was resolve and determination to not let my cause go the same route.