Mark D. Bell

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  • A Clockwork Orange

  • By: Anthony Burgess
  • Narrated by: Tom Hollander
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,245
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,765
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,759

A vicious 15-year-old droog is the central character of this 1963 classic, a frightening fable about good and evil, and the meaning of human freedom. In Anthony Burgess' nightmare vision of the future, where the criminals take over after dark, the story is told by the central character, Alex, who talks in a brutal invented slang that brilliantly renders his and his friends' social pathology.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, great narration, but not for everyone

  • By Steve on 06-28-09

good book....but

5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-31-08

I enjoyed the book right up until the end. The last hour or so of my audio book was a complete repeat of the first hour, only in a more adult voice. Did anyone else notice this? If the book ended with the humble narrator growing up...then bravo for the entire book. Narrator was excellent.

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  • Freak Weather Feels Different

  • By: Un-Cabaret
  • Narrated by: Beth Lapides, Janeane Garofalo, Bobcat Goldthwait, and others
  • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 7

This now out-of-print underground release captures the incredible energy, creativity, and hysteria of the Un-Cabaret's birth. The legendary show was hailed as the "mother-show of alternative comedy" as Beth and her friends forged a new style of comedy that was real, true, intimate, emotional, and sometimes painfully honest.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Fragmented and poorly produced

  • By Kim on 07-06-11

Save your money!!

1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-17-06

This book was un-funny. There is canned laughter which is louder than the performer. It is annoying to the nth degree. I'll never be able to get back that hour I lost listening to such drivel.

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