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  • The Way of the Heart

  • Desert Spirituality and Contemporary Ministry
  • By: Henri Nouwen
  • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
  • Length: 1 hr and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 135
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 100
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 101

Here is the modern classic that interweaves the solitude, silence, and prayer of the fourth- and fifth-century Egyptian Desert Fathers and Mothers with our contemporary search for an authentic spirituality.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • an atheist who likes this book.

  • By Kindle-klant on 05-11-18


5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-20-15

A loving exhortation to love through the disciplines. And practical steps to turn our minds back to the foundational work. Robertson Dean has a lovely deep voice and interprets Nouwen's work as calm and reassuring. This book is not yet in ebook form so if you want it handy and for easy frequent instruction this audio book is the simplest way to keep it readily accessible.

  • Charlie Bone and the Beast

  • By: Jenny Nimmo
  • Narrated by: Simon Jones
  • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 228
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 155
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 154

Something strange is happening at Bloor's Academy. Asa, one of the endowed students who changes into a beast at dusk, has suddenly gone missing, and a new endowed student named Dagbert Endless has enrolled. When Dagbert is seen hanging around with Manfred Bloor, Charlie is sure the pair is up to something wicked. With the help of the Flames, can Charlie and his friends rescue Asa before it's too late?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Hard to listen to

  • By Nin on 06-22-08

Not the same narrator

1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-04-10

Be careful with this one. Audible has pulled a fast one with this book. The usual reader is Simon Russell Beale. His character interpretations I think are a better match for the book. Simon Jones is a fine actor, but I don't think that Charlie's uncle is that agitated and harassed sounding nor should Charlie sound so whiny.
Note to users: if you are used to a certain reader be sure that Audible books are using the same reader to which you are accustomed.

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