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  • A Prisoner of Birth

  • By: Jeffrey Archer
  • Narrated by: Roger Allam
  • Length: 16 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,416
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,399
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,402

One evening, Danny, an East End cockney who works as a garage mechanic, takes his girlfriend up to the West End to celebrate their engagement. He crosses the path of Spencer Craig, a West End barrister tipped to be the youngest Queen's Counsel of his generation. A few hours later, Danny is arrested for murder and later is sentenced to 22 years in prison.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible

  • By Randall on 01-10-10

Boring beginning, picks up later.

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

Reviewed: 10-08-18

The book is boring for the first 2 parts, which is nearly half of the book, then the story picks up

  • Sons of Fortune

  • By: Jeffrey Archer
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 471
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 260
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 260

In Hartford, Connecticut, in the late 1940's a set of twins is parted at birth - not by accident. During the 1950s and 1960s, the two brothers grow up apart, following similar paths that take them in different directions. At various times in their lives, both men are confronted with challenges and obstacles, tragedy and betrayal, loss and hardship, before they both decide to run for governor, unaware they are brothers...

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A Total Disappointment

  • By Margaret Campbell on 06-08-03

annoying music. wastes time

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

Reviewed: 03-01-17

annoying overly loud music through out the book. wastes a lot of time. . .

  • White Gardenia

  • By: Belinda Alexandra
  • Narrated by: Deidre Rubenstein
  • Length: 17 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 136
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 108
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 109

In the tradition of Paullina Simons comes an unforgettable story of a mother and daughter from a remarkable new writer. Beginning in a small village under Japanese occupation on the Chinese-Russian border in the final days of World War II, White Gardenia tells the story of a Russian mother and daughter separated by war.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating novel

  • By Paddington on 08-30-11

horrible music accompaniment

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

Reviewed: 01-06-17

music accompaniment completely out of place, unpleasant and disruptive. at the end you cannot hear the narrator because music is too loud.