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  • Conquistador

  • Hernan Cortes, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs
  • By: Buddy Levy
  • Narrated by: Patrick Lawlor
  • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 523
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 353
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 353

It was a moment unique in human history: the face-to-face meeting between two men from civilizations a world apart. In 1519, Hernán Cortés arrived on the shores of Mexico, determined not only to expand the Spanish empire but to convert the natives to Catholicism and carry off a fortune in gold. That he saw nothing paradoxical in his intentions is one of the most remarkable and tragic aspects of this unforgettable story.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Great Book

  • By Victor on 02-27-11

Incredible read!

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

Reviewed: 07-29-15

I read this one twice! Full of action from start to finish! Very interesting to learn how Mexico became what it is today. Sad to think was it used to be is gone forever.

  • Endurance

  • Shackleton's Incredible Voyage
  • By: Alfred Lansing
  • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,443
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,848
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11,836

In August of 1914, the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic. In October, 1915, still half a continent away from its intended base, the ship was trapped, then crushed in the ice. For five months, Sir Ernest Shackleton and his men, drifting on ice packs, were castaways in one of the most savage regions of the world.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superb in so many ways

  • By David on 01-19-14

Excellent!!!!

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

Reviewed: 09-10-14

What did you like about this audiobook?

Riveting story about a group of men who never received enough praise for what they endured. Incredible survival story! Narrator does a great job of delivering this saga!

  • Bravo Two Zero - 20th Anniversary Edition

  • By: Andy McNab
  • Narrated by: Paul Thornley
  • Length: 15 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 289
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 268

January 1991: IRAQ. Eight members of the SAS regiment embark upon a top-secret mission to infiltrate deep behind enemy lines. Under the command of Sergeant Andy McNab, they are to sever a vital underground communication link and to seek and destroy mobile Scud launchers. Their call sign: BRAVO TWO ZERO. Each laden with 15 stones of equipment, they tab 20km across the desert to reach their objective. But within days, their location is compromised. After a fierce fire fight, they are forced into evasive action. Four men are captured. Three die. Only one escapes.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Legend Worthy SAS story

  • By John Mc on 08-06-18

Give it a go!

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

Reviewed: 07-01-14

Where does Bravo Two Zero - 20th Anniversary Edition rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Great book! Incredible story of survival! You won't believe what he endured!

What other book might you compare Bravo Two Zero - 20th Anniversary Edition to and why?

House to house

Which character – as performed by Paul Thornley – was your favorite?

Iraqi colonel

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Compromised!

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