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  • The Martian

  • By: Andy Weir
  • Narrated by: R. C. Bray
  • Length: 10 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 160,885
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 148,479
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 148,315

Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive - and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plainold "human error" are much more likely to kill him first.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worth it even if you've seen the movie

  • By R. MCRACKAN on 12-08-17

such language :-(

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

Reviewed: 06-16-17

The story had great promise and I tried my best to finish it, but I will never understand why so many writers feel the need to cuss so bad it would make a sailor blush.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • King Solomon's Mines

  • By: H. Rider Haggard
  • Narrated by: Patrick Tull
  • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 99
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 46

Allan Quatermain, a middle-aged big game hunter, is invited to join Sir Henry Curtis on an expedition...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A ripping yarn, narrated by a master

  • By Catherine on 06-06-05

So SLOW...

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

Reviewed: 03-19-13

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

I am actually disappointed thus far with this book the story is just dragging on and on and on, less than two hours to go and they are hardly near the mine yet.

The Narrator is good, and I think he may be my only reason for being able to stick it out this far.

  • 1984

  • New Classic Edition
  • By: George Orwell
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,971
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,030
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19,055

George Orwell depicts a gray, totalitarian world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, including the Thought Police - a world in which news is manufactured according to the authorities' will and people live tepid lives by rote. Winston Smith, a hero with no heroic qualities, longs only for truth and decency. But living in a social system in which privacy does not exist and where those with unorthodox ideas are brainwashed or put to death, he knows there is no hope for him.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Come one, Come all into 1984!

  • By Kit McIlvaine (GirlPluggedN) on 02-18-08

One of the best books I have listened to thus far.

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

Reviewed: 09-13-12

If you could sum up 1984 in three words, what would they be?

Big Brother's Watching!

What about Simon Prebble’s performance did you like?

Excellent performance.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

A little too close to what is going on today in the world.

  • The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (Dramatised)

  • By: J. R. R Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Ian Holm, Michael Hordern, Robert Stephens
  • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,100
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,554
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,559

A BBC radio full-cast dramatisation of the first book in JRR Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Brian Sibley's famous 1981 adaptation, starring Ian Holm and Michael Hordern, has been divided into three corresponding parts, with newly recorded beginning and end narration by Ian Holm.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great dramatization, but read the book first!

  • By Lene on 10-06-13

Very well done.

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

Reviewed: 07-04-12

Any additional comments?

My only complaint about this series is that some of the voices were a little too close together in sound and it got a little confusing as to whom was speaking.

Prime example is the voices of Gandalf and Aragorn .

4 of 4 people found this review helpful