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  • The Tourist

  • By: Robert Dickinson
  • Narrated by: Peter Kenny
  • Length: 9 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 16

It is expected to be an excursion like any other. There is nothing in the records to indicate that anything out of the ordinary will happen. A bus will take them to the mall. They will have an hour or so to look around. Perhaps buy something, or try the food. A minor traffic incident on the way back to the resort will provide some additional interest - but the tour rep has no reason to expect any trouble. Until he notices that one of his party is missing.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointed

  • By Lylah on 10-27-16

intriguing story asks questions it fails to answer

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

Reviewed: 03-16-17

The writing is passable, story is intriguing if confusing w/many twists and turns that ultimately result in a dead end. instantly forgettable, sorry to say.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Sixth Extinction

  • An Unnatural History
  • By: Elizabeth Kolbert
  • Narrated by: Anne Twomey
  • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,553
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,186
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,162

A major audiobook about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes. Over the last half a billion years, there have been five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on Earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event since the asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Lifts you out of the ordinary

  • By Regina on 04-28-14

would have been great if author read it

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

Reviewed: 06-03-15

loved the introduction (read by author), but reader had no sense of humor (author did). too bad!

13 of 15 people found this review helpful