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  • Reveal: Robbie Williams

  • By: Chris Heath
  • Narrated by: Joe Jameson
  • Length: 17 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 25

An intimate, funny and frank account of the moments behind the music, of the truth behind the headlines and of the fascinatingly complicated man behind the imperious entertainer, Reveal is Robbie Williams as you've never seen him before. Best-selling author Chris Heath has been working closely with Robbie for many years to create a personal and raw account of fame, fortune, family and music - a vivid and detailed story of the real highs and lows as Robbie has found his way forward, that is unprecedented in its intimacy and honesty.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Absolutely Briliant!

  • By L. Elder on 10-01-17

Love his music but not his life

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

Reviewed: 02-26-18

I struggled to get half way, then I gave up. I am interested in mental problems of artists and performers, thus his life gave a deeper knowledge of the problems people have but it will always be a struggle to understand what goes on in our minds.

  • The Time Traveler's Wife

  • By: Audrey Niffenegger
  • Narrated by: Fred Berman, Phoebe Strole
  • Length: 17 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 8,969
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,963
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,993

Clare and Henry have known each other since Clare was six and Henry was 36. They were married when Clare was 23 and Henry was 31. Impossible but true, because Henry is one of the first people diagnosed with Chrono-Displacement Disorder: periodically his genetic clock resets and he finds himself misplaced in time, pulled to moments of emotional gravity from his life, past and future. His disappearances are spontaneous, his experiences unpredictable, alternately harrowing and amusing.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favorite books

  • By Joey on 01-13-08

Story Great, narration by Phoebe Strole not

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

Reviewed: 08-05-13

I really enjoyed the book but Phoebe Strole's narration was quite confusing to work out who was speaking. A little deeper voice for Henry would have been great.
Fred Berman was excellent.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Jane Eyre [Naxos Edition]

  • By: Charlotte Bronte
  • Narrated by: Amanda Root
  • Length: 20 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 252
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168

One of the greatest love stories ever written, Jane Eyre is the tale of a young woman entangled with the powerful Mr. Rochester. What lurks in the attic at Thornfield, the ancestral home of the surly Mr. Rochester? Will the governess Jane Eyre discover his secret, and having discovered it, live to regret that knowledge? Battling inside Jane are passion and prudence; she struggles to survive the turmoil they cause.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Governess, Beast, Love, Mad Woman, Missionary

  • By Joseph R on 09-11-09

Absolutely magnificent

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-29-11

It must become one of my favourites now. Beautifully written prose and a marvellous story.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven

  • By: Susan Jane Gilman
  • Narrated by: Susan Jane Gilman
  • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 136
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 99
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 100

They were young, brilliant, and bold. They set out to conquer the world. But the world had other plans for them. Best-selling author Susan Jane Gilman's new memoir is a hilarious and harrowing journey, a modern heart of darkness filled with Communist operatives, backpackers, and pancakes. In 1986, fresh out of college, Gilman and her friend Claire yearned to do something daring and original that did not involve getting a job.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • More like hysteria in china

  • By Alexis on 03-02-15

excellent

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-12-10

Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Would have loved to hear the unabridged version though. I thought the author's reading was excellent. She even managed some of the accents.
I would recommend this book to anyone.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • The Wisdom of Your Cells

  • How Your Beliefs Control Your Biology
  • By: Bruce H. Lipton Ph.D.
  • Narrated by: Bruce H. Lipton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,179
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 810
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 812

In the tradition of Carl Sagan, Rachel Carson, and Stephen Hawking, a new voice has emerged with the unique gift of translating cutting-edge science into clear, accessible language: Dr. Bruce Lipton. With The Wisdom of Your Cells, this internationally recognized authority on cellular biology takes listeners on an in-depth exploration into the microscopic world, where new discoveries and research are revolutionizing the way we understand life, evolution, and consciousness.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Masterpiece

  • By Alexandre on 10-24-08

passionate

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-08-07

I just read the above reviews and obviously Lipton was right that conventional mainstream doctors and scientist are stuck in their dogma.
I am only part of the way through this book and find it compelling. Lipton is so passionate about what he speaks I have not doubt that there is a lot of truth in what he says, probably more truth than what we are fed by mainstream mentallity everyday. I thoroughly enjoy his captivating ideas.

13 of 19 people found this review helpful

  • Brother Fish

  • By: Bryce Courtenay
  • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
  • Length: 31 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,172
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,419
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,417

From the author of The Power of One comes an inspiring human drama of three lives brought together and changed forever by the extraordinary events of recent history. Inspired by real events, Bryce Courtenay's new novel tells the story of three people from vastly differing backgrounds. All they have in common is a tough beginning in life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not Just Another Fish Story - something special

  • By Rebecarol on 07-07-08

truly heartwarming story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-09-07

Towards the beginning I was wondering why I am listening to a story about the Korean war, but the characters and events were so real and interesting that I found myself totally absorbed.
As most of Mr Courtenay's books the stories have a harsh beginning but then reveal what the human spirit is capable of under great adversity.
Many tear renching, heart warming moments to fill the emotions as well as interesting facts and details about our racism and history.
Quite a page turner or in this audio version I found it very difficult to turn my mp3 player off to get some sleep and occassionally talk to my husband.
The reader is also excellent.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Whitethorn

  • By: Bryce Courtenay
  • Narrated by: Humphrey Bower
  • Length: 24 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 728
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 616
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 618

From the author of The Power of One comes a new novel about Africa. The time is 1939. White South Africa is a deeply divided nation with many of the Afrikaner people fanatically opposed to the English. The world is also on the brink of war, and South Africa elects to fight for the Allied cause against Germany. Six-year-old Tom Fitzsaxby finds himself in The Boys Farm, an orphanage in a remote town in the high mountains, where the Afrikaners side fiercely with Hitler's Germany.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Recycled 'Power of One'

  • By Melinda on 08-19-13

Whitethorn

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-03-06

At the beginning of this book I nearly stoped listening because of the harsh circumstances, but just in time things looked brighter. From then on the book becomes a wonderful experience and the whole plot is fascinating right to the end.
The reader is absolutely ingenious and makes the whole book so much more enjoyable to listen to than you could ever imagine if you were merely reading it.

13 of 14 people found this review helpful