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Azizul Rahman Ismail

Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
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  • Folsom Untold: The Strange True Story of Johnny Cash's Greatest Album

  • An Audible Original Drama
  • By: Danny Robins
  • Narrated by: Danny Robins
  • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8,274
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 7,516
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 7,501

This is the story of one of the greatest records ever made - Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison - and its shocking and tragic aftermath. Join award-winning journalist Danny Robins on the 50th anniversary of the album as he takes you on a road trip back to 1968, a pivotal year in US history, to investigate the dramatic and unlikely friendship between Johnny Cash, American icon, and Glen Sherley, armed robber and Folsom inmate, and how that friendship was violently torn apart. 

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Very disappointing.

  • By Margaret on 02-04-19

A fine story of music

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-28-19

When it comes to non-fiction audio dramas, this is one of the good ones. A solid story, a mystery unveiled, and not to mention the good music.

  • Pilot X

  • By: Tom Merritt
  • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
  • Length: 6 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,503
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,406
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,408

Pilot X is Ambassador of the Alendans, a race with the ability to move through space and time as guardians of the timeline. Locked in ongoing conflict with the Sensaurians, an organic hive mind that can send messages in thought throughout its own history, and the Progons, a machine race who can communicate backwards in time, Pilot X finally manages to create peace among the three races.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing book

  • By Kindle Customer on 03-30-17

What Physician?

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

Reviewed: 02-26-19

I've been listening to Tom Merritt plethora of podcasts for years and this is undoubtedly the polished work of a refined fan of fiction.

A very Doctor Who-esque adventure through time, space, and varying spicies of creatures.

  • Abarat, Book 1

  • By: Clive Barker
  • Narrated by: Richard Ferrone
  • Length: 11 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 528
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 332
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 340

It begins in the most boring place in the world: Chickentown, U.S.A. There lives Candy Quackenbush, her heart bursting for some clue as to what her future might hold. When the answer comes, it's not one she expects. Out of nowhere comes a wave, and Candy, led by a man called John Mischief (whose brothers live on the horns on his head), leaps into the surging waters and is carried away.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Weird for the sake of weirdity...

  • By Paul on 09-19-08

Dark Fairy Tale

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-13-05

Abarat it unlike any of Clive Barker's other works that I have seen. It is a fairytale-like story with adult elements like dark twists and freakish characters who is good and evil undefined leaving you to guess everyone?s true intentions. Abarat is world with endless possibilities and this book a great start for a series.

The closest thing I could compare Abarat is, to American McGee?s Alice In Wonderland the computer game. Very enjoyable, kept me hooked till the end. Like a good videogame that is satisfying and begs a sequel.

7 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • Shadow of the Giant

  • By: Orson Scott Card
  • Narrated by: David Birney, Scott Brick, Full Cast
  • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,649
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,260
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,278

Bean, once the smallest student at the Battle School, and Ender Wiggin's right hand, has grown to be a power on Earth. He served the Hegemon as strategist and general in the terrible wars that followed Ender's defeat of the alien empire attacking Earth. Now he wishes for a safe place to build a family, something he has never known, but there is nowhere on Earth that does not harbor his enemies; old enemies from the days in Ender's Jeesh, new enemies from the wars on Earth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enderverse

  • By Joe on 06-13-05

Discreation Advised

Overall
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-11-05

When listening to this book one must keep an open mind and keep in mind that this is a work of pure fiction. With its depiction of certain races and religions this book might not be to everyone?s liking. But keep in mind again, Pure Fiction. Although if you are offended by racism and negativity to some religions you might want to skip this book.

I'm giving this book a low score because of its lack of intelligence. Sure the tactical and drama aspect of the book is good and I think it should be all about it but the fact that the line between good and evil is pre determined, carved in metal and a wall has been build to separate it makes the book mediocre. I could do without the prejudice, the drama and the story itself was fine.

At the end of it the entire book feels like mere filler between gapes of the previous and the next rather then a full story.

9 of 34 people found this review helpful