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  • Raymond Chandler: The BBC Radio Drama Collection

  • By: Raymond Chandler
  • Narrated by: Toby Stephens
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 117
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116

The complete collection of landmark BBC Radio dramas of Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe mysteries. Philip Marlowe is the archetypal noir detective: wisecracking and world weary, hard boiled yet honourable. This volume includes all eight dramatisations of Raymond Chandler's groundbreaking crime novels featuring his iconic hero.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Toby Stephens goes California Noir

  • By Zaubermond on 10-21-16

A classic radio drama

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

Reviewed: 07-10-18

Great storyline and excellent cast, wish there were more chapters. For those who like the old time radio shows, a must listen

  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy: The Primary Phase (Dramatised)

  • By: Douglas Adams
  • Narrated by: Peter Jones, Simon Jones, Geoffrey McGivern, and others
  • Length: 3 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,816
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,411
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,427

A dynamic remastering of the original BBC Radio 4 full-cast serial - Fit the First to Fit the Sixth - which spawned a phenomenal hitchhiking legend. The original series of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, remastered by Dirk Maggs (director of the Tertiary, Quandary and Quintessential Phases) to give a full, vibrant sound, now with Philip Pope’s version of the familiar theme tune and specially re-recorded announcements by John Marsh. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Difficult to listen to in the car!

  • By Thomas on 08-19-12

Hard to Listen to, very bad sound effects

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

Reviewed: 03-31-18

Would you try another book from Douglas Adams and/or the narrators?

Great story line and good narrators, but sound quality is very poor, tinny and hard to hear sometimes

  • Vagabonding

  • An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel
  • By: Rolf Potts
  • Narrated by: Rolf Potts
  • Length: 4 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,331
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,847
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,844

Vagabonding is about taking time off from your normal life - from six weeks to four months to two years - to discover and experience the world on your own terms. Veteran shoestring traveler Rolf Potts shows how anyone armed with an independent spirit can achieve the dream of extended overseas travel.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • I wanted to love this book...

  • By Scott Shepherd on 10-10-16

Will make you want to Travel

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

Reviewed: 05-18-16

What did you love best about Vagabonding?

Well laid out chapters and easy to follow. Excellent travel tips for the beginner all the way to the road warrior

Any additional comments?

The author's web site is mentioned too many times, almost makes it seem like an add.