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  • The Pilgrim's Progress

  • From This World to That Which Is to Come
  • By: John Bunyan
  • Narrated by: David Shaw-Parker
  • Length: 12 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 993
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 897
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 899

For 300 years, The Pilgrim's Progress has remained perhaps the best-loved and most read of devotional fictions. In plain yet powerful and moving language, Bunyan tells the story of Christian's struggle to attain salvation and the Gates of Heaven. He must pass through the Slough of Despond, ward off the temptations of Vanity Fair, and fight the monstrous Apollyon. In Part II, his wife and children follow the same path, helped and protected by Great-heart, until for them, too, "the trumpets sound on the other side."

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Two books in one! Terrific narration!

  • By Adam on 01-16-15

Simply a classic

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

Reviewed: 04-11-15

John Bunyan's insights into how crafty the human psyche can be are timeless and teachable. It is a classic for reason!

4 of 4 people found this review helpful

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  • Thunder Bay

  • A Cork O'Connor Mystery #7
  • By: William Kent Krueger
  • Narrated by: Buck Schirner
  • Length: 9 hrs and 4 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 665
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 594
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 595

The promise, as I remember it, happened this way. Happy and content in his hometown of Aurora, Minnesota, Cork O'Connor has left his badge behind and is ready for a life of relative peace, setting up shop as a private investigator. But his newfound state of calm is soon interrupted when Henry Meloux, the Ojibwe medicine man and Cork's spiritual adviser, makes a request: Will Cork find the son that Henry fathered long ago?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Needs another narrator

  • By Patti on 03-27-13

Taking a serious step backwards!

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

Reviewed: 08-06-13

What did you like best about Thunder Bay? What did you like least?

Fine story, but why, oh why, did they change readers? I loved David Chandler's narration but his guy is very difficult to listen to. I now need to decide if I will listen to the next four books or just skip to book 12 which is a return to Chandler's narration. I love the books and characters but, oi vey... it was laborious listing to Mr Schirner read.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I loved learning about Henry's history and family.

How could the performance have been better?

Return to the services of David Chandler! It could have been better in almost every way, but Chandler is one of the best. Don't change horses mid-stream.

Was Thunder Bay worth the listening time?

Good question... I'm not sure yet. I liked the story but it was painful to listen to.

Any additional comments?

Use David Chandler as a narrator. Have him go back and re-do the four books that Buck Schirner!

1 of 1 people found this review helpful