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  • After Anatevka: Live

  • By: Alexandra Silber
  • Narrated by: Ellie Fishman, Kerstin Anderson, Sheldon Harnick, and others
  • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,961
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,787
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,774

Fiddler on the Roof revival cast member Alexandra Silber continues the story of the beloved characters from the Broadway classic.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing and pretentious

  • By Sundance Metelsky on 10-15-18

Great performance

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

Reviewed: 11-08-18

This is a great performance of excerpts from the book with some added songs. It is enjoyable to listen to but falls short as an advert for the book due to including material from "Fiddler": it doesn't make me want to read the book but it does make me want to watch the file of "FIdler on the Roof". It also contains some interesting, and amusing, anecdotes from the author on various of her performances and insights to her through processes on writing the book.

  • Catch 22

  • By: Joseph Heller
  • Narrated by: Trevor White
  • Length: 16 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 402
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 314
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 315

At the heart of Joseph Heller's bestselling novel, first published in 1961, is a satirical indictment of military madness and stupidity, and the desire of the ordinary man to survive it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A great book well read.

  • By Steph Parker on 04-20-09

A great book well read.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-20-09

An excellent story expertly read. Catch 22 is a classic stream-of-thought black comedy detailing the absurdity of war. It is my favourite book that I come back to reread every few years but this audiobook will change all that - now I can have the book read to me every few months.

This reading is excellent. It is clear, easy to understand and the character voices are mostly the same as I hear in my head.

Catch 22 is a classic. If you know the book and love it, you will love the Audiobook.

If you don't know the book, it details the story of Yoissarian's attempt to stay alive in a world that doesn't make sense, where people are trying to kill him and the rules are against him. The narrative jumps about through time. Scenes jump in the middle of conversations. No-one acts rationally except Yossarian (and he's crazy). It contains all the absurdity and horror of war. And it's the most hillarious book you'll ever have read to you.

This is a great book well read. I recommend this Audiobook very highly.

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