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  • The Woman in Cabin 10

  • By: Ruth Ware
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church
  • Length: 11 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 12,013
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,923
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 10,882

Lo Blacklock, a journalist who writes for a travel magazine, has just been given the assignment of a lifetime: a week on a luxury cruise with only a handful of cabins. The sky is clear, the waters calm, and the veneered, select guests jovial as the exclusive cruise ship, the Aurora, begins her voyage in the picturesque North Sea. At first Lo's stay is nothing but pleasant: The cabins are plush, the dinner parties are sparkling, and the guests are elegant. But as the week wears on, frigid winds whip the deck, and gray skies fall.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Hours and hours of tired...

  • By ROBIN on 07-28-16

unsure unsure

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

Reviewed: 12-10-18

throughout this book I did not want to like it I kept going back and forth but I never went to the end to find out what was happening I figured the woman main character was a mental case we still think she was but there were interesting nuances

  • Peter and the Wolf

  • By: Sergei Prokofiev
  • Narrated by: Jim Dale
  • Length: 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 299
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 259
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 257

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.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Grandfather is an old bassoon

  • By Laurel on 02-06-12

playful hunting

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

Reviewed: 12-02-18

I wish audible had more Musical entrees like this I love listening to them come on Audible

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  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

  • By: Lewis Carroll
  • Narrated by: Jim Dale
  • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 488
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 398
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 396

With his marvelous sense of the absurd, Lewis Carroll's whimsical, fantastical tale delighted children and adults when it was first published in 1865 and has since become a treasured classic of literature.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Don't you just LOVE Jim Dale!

  • By Patricia on 04-08-10

Mining the Psyche Visually

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

Reviewed: 12-02-18

I want to savor each vignette with a lemon glace and a chocolate chip cookie.

  • Circling the Sun

  • A Novel
  • By: Paula McLain
  • Narrated by: Katharine McEwan
  • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,571
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,221
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,221

Brought to Kenya from England as a child and then abandoned by her mother, Beryl is raised by both her father and the native Kipsigis tribe, who share his estate. Her unconventional upbringing transforms Beryl into a bold young woman with a fierce love of all things wild and an inherent understanding of nature's delicate balance. But even the wild child must grow up, and when everything Beryl knows and trusts dissolves, she is catapulted into a string of disastrous relationships.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Pro: It made me want to read "West With the Night"

  • By Ilana on 08-01-15

Listen Not Read

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

Reviewed: 08-13-15

If you could sum up Circling the Sun in three words, what would they be?

Riveting, Delusional, Candid

What was one of the most memorable moments of Circling the Sun?

When the relationship among Beryl, Karen, and Dennis is revealed. Out of Africa did not go to this menage a trois

Which scene was your favorite?

When Beryl finally got her wish to sit with Dennis and listen to him read.

If you could take any character from Circling the Sun out to dinner, who would it be and why?

None of them. They use each other.

Any additional comments?

This book should be listened to and not read. Katharine McEwan gives life to Beryl. I hope her voice was as it sounded. The subtle sound of the engine begins to become more prominent.