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  • David Copperfield [Trout Lake Media]

  • By: Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by: Peter Batchelor
  • Length: 32 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 495
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 454
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 446

Dickens called David Copperfield his "favourite child," and many critics consider the novel to be one of his best depictions of childhood. Set in early Victorian England against a backdrop of great social change, Dickens acutely observed the phenomena of the Industrial Revolution and used them as the canvas on which he painted the novel. Many consider David Copperfield to be the author’s finest work.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Delightful Dickens listening

  • By Richard on 10-08-13

A great classic and well read.

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

Reviewed: 12-04-18

Say what you will about Charles Dickens’ novels But I love them and this is one of my favorites. I understand that one’s opinion about the narration is a bit subjective but I thought this particular narration was excellent. And that made a big difference for me.

  • Billionaire at the Barricades

  • The Populist Revolution from Reagan to Trump
  • By: Laura Ingraham
  • Narrated by: Laura Ingraham
  • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 532
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 488
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 491

Americans didn’t just go to the polls in 2016. They joined a movement that swept the unlikeliest of candidates, Donald Trump, into the Oval Office. Can he complete his agenda? Or will his opponents in the media, protester class, and political establishment block his efforts and choke off the movement he represents?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I can’t stop listening!!

  • By Stephanie Burch on 10-10-17

Great book, loved it.

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-27-17

I like the book very much, it was very informative. I especially appreciated the way in which the author tied in Bush 41 Clinton Bush 43 Obama and then Trump.

  • All Out War

  • The Plot to Destroy Trump
  • By: Edward Klein
  • Narrated by: William LeRoy
  • Length: 6 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 187
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 166
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 165

A new book from New York Times bestselling author Edward Klein!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is the first audiobook I played back-to-back

  • By Shasta on 10-31-17

Terrific book! Well written, well narrated , and worth reading.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-20-17

I thought I was relatively well informed and knowledgeable about the political left until I listened to All Out War. It was most certainly a wake up call.

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  • The Second World War: Milestones to Disaster

  • By: Winston Churchill
  • Narrated by: Christian Rodska
  • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,583
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,869
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,858

Churchill's history of the Second World War is, and will remain, the definitive work. Lucid, dramatic, remarkable for its breadth and sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, it is universally acknowledged as a magnificent reconstruction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant! Only Churchill could have done this.

  • By John M on 10-30-08

Book one of the Churchill trilogy. Simply marvelous!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-19-17

Wonderful insights from Churchhill’s perspective on Hitler’s rise to power and the resultant unfolding of events that led to World War II. I felt the Churchill’s writing was straightforward, certainly no false modesty, nor false pride or unwarranted arrogance. He certainly was a fascinating and unique individual Who was needed and came along at the right time in history to take a leadership role and do what was necessary to help preserve freedom and democracy in the Western world.

  • Pronto

  • By: Elmore Leonard
  • Narrated by: Alexander Adams
  • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 922
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 815
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 816

The feds want Miami bookmaker Harry Arno to squeal on his wiseguy boss. So they're putting word out on the street that Arno's skimming profits from "Jimmy Cap" Capotorto - which he is, but everybody does it. He was planning to retire to Italy someday anyway, so Harry figures now's a good time to get lost. U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens knows Harry's tricky - the bookie ditched him once in an airport while in the marshal's custody - but not careful.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great character, even better dialogue!

  • By Ron on 11-15-11

It's Elmore, what else do you need to know?

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

Reviewed: 11-02-17

Leonard is in a bracket all by himself, pretty much. I thought the narrator did an excellent job with the myriad Characters he had to be. I had watched a few of the TV series based on the character Raylan Givens and had just a bit of trouble personally reconciling the two . Which often happens when Hollywood is involved. In my head I kept seeing Timothy Oliphant when I was reading the book.But in the end I liked both and they weren't that far apart. All good, love the book and plan to read on!

  • Broken Harbor

  • Dublin Murder Squad, Book 4
  • By: Tana French
  • Narrated by: Stephen Hogan
  • Length: 19 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6,203
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,512
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5,486

In Broken Harbor, all but one member of the Spain family lies dead, and it’s up to Mick “Scorcher” Kennedy to find out why. Mick must piece together why their house is full of cameras pointed at holes in the walls and how a nighttime intruder bypassed all the locks. Meanwhile, the town of Broken Harbor holds something else for Mick: disturbing memories of a childhood summer gone terribly wrong.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best in the Series

  • By sara miller on 07-29-12

Good narration, weak incongruent plot and characters

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

Reviewed: 09-29-17

I will say that the performance, the narration was quite good indeed when you consider what The narrator had to work with. The story had too many illogical and incongruent inconsistencies from my perspective anyway. Dark and depressing and quite a bizarre story. And fairness I should admit that I only listen to the first eight or nine chapters and then skipped to the end.

  • Intellectuals and Race

  • By: Thomas Sowell
  • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
  • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 376
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 335
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 333

Intellectuals and Race is a radical book in the original sense - one that goes to the root of the problem. The role of intellectuals in racial strife is explored in an international context that puts the American experience in a wholly new light. The book explores the incentives, the visions, and the rationales that drive intellectuals at the highest levels to conclusions that have often turned out to be counterproductive and even disastrous, not only for particular racial or ethnic groups but for societies as a whole.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Simply superb

  • By Joseph Ivy on 01-28-14

This is a must read!!!!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-23-17

this was probably the most intelligent cogent logical rational well written book that I have ever read on this subject or these subjects I should say. Absolutely imperative for the people of the United States to read. Before it's too late. The authors empirical presentation makes clear what's wrong and what needs to be done about it.