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  • The Fog

  • By: James Herbert
  • Narrated by: Sean Barrett
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 78

The peaceful life of a village in Wiltshire is suddenly shattered by a disaster which strikes without reason or explanation, leaving behind it a trail of misery and horror. A yawning, bottomless crack spreads through the earth, out of which creeps a fog that resembles no other. Whatever it is, it must be controlled; for wherever it goes it leaves behind a trail of disaster as hideous as the tragedy that marked its entry into the world. The fog, quite simple, drives people insane.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • not bad but a bit dated

  • By Anne on 05-26-17

Sean Barrett makes it worth your while.

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

Reviewed: 04-04-17

Would you listen to The Fog again? Why?

This is not great fiction but it is a very entertaining story.

What about Sean Barrett’s performance did you like?

I would pay to listen to Sean Barrett read a recipe book frankly. He brings any story to life.

  • The Middle Passage

  • From Misery to Meaning in Midlife
  • By: Dr. James Hollis
  • Narrated by: James Hollis
  • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 341
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 235
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 232

Author James Hollis' eloquent reading provides the listener with an accessible and yet profound understanding of a universal condition - or what is commonly referred to as the mid-life crisis. The book shows how we may travel this Middle Passage consciously, thereby rendering our lives more meaningful and the second half of life immeasurably richer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Where would we be without Hollis?

  • By Kathleen on 04-28-10

Timely

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

Reviewed: 01-06-14

If you could sum up The Middle Passage in three words, what would they be?

A nicely put together guide book for those in crisis. An excellent narration by the author.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Middle Passage?

Considered unpacking of Jungian concepts.

What’s an idea from the book that you will remember?

Stay calm and listen to yourself.

Any additional comments?

Recommended for those who are disgruntled, depressed or confused in midlife.

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  • The Flood

  • By: David Hewson
  • Narrated by: Saul Reichlin
  • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 38
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32

Florence, 1986: A seemingly inexplicable attack on a church fresco of Adam and Eve brings together an unlikely couple: Julia Wellbeloved, an art student, and Pino Fratelli, a semi-retired detective who longs to be back in the field. Their investigation leads them to the secret society that underpins the city, and back to the darkness in Florence’s past: the night of the great flood in 1966…

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting context

  • By Dr. on 01-06-14

Interesting context

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

Reviewed: 01-06-14

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes, but better if you have been to Florence.

What did you like best about this story?

The narration very good. The characters are nicely fleshed out across the story.

Which scene was your favorite?

Detailed descriptions of interactions between characters in general.

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