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  • Jacob T. Marley

  • By: R. William Bennett
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,806
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,629
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,611

"Marley was dead to begin with...." These chillingly familiar words begin the classic Christmas tale of remorse and redemption in A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Now R. William Bennett rewinds the story and focuses the spotlight on Scrooge’s miserly business partner, Jacob T. Marley, who was allowed to return as a ghost to warn Scrooge away from his ill-fated path. Why was Marley allowed to return? And why hadn’t he been given the same chance as Ebenezer Scrooge? Or had he?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • This is my favorite book! I listen to it all year

  • By Lyle K Holden on 08-07-17

Great 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: 12-21-17

Great follow up to the original story. zTrue to the original characters and plot. Would highly reccommend this book. As of Dickens wrote it himself.

  • The Book Thief

  • By: Markus Zusak
  • Narrated by: Allan Corduner
  • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21,890
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,744
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,776

It's just a small story really, about, among other things, a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak's groundbreaking new novel is the story of Liesel Meminger, a foster girl living outside of Munich. Liesel scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can't resist: books.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Glad I took a chance.

  • By Robert on 08-20-11

Great read. highly recommended for a glimpse of

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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: 06-17-15

highly recommended for a glimpse of the life in Germany for everyday people during world War two

  • Farewell, Titanic

  • Her Final Legacy
  • By: Charles Pellegrino
  • Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
  • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28

On the 100th anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, a prominent Titanic researcher offers a final chance to see the ship before it disappears forever. The Titanic was the biggest, most luxurious passenger ship the world had ever seen; the ads proclaimed it to be unsinkable. When it sank in April 1912 after hitting an iceberg, killing more than 1,500 people, the world was forever changed and the public has been spellbound ever since. Now, a century later, the Titanic is about to disappear again: its infrastructure is set to collapse in the next few years.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • The first half is good, but...

  • By brandon on 03-07-17

Great read. highly recommended for history buffs.

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

Reviewed: 05-08-15

new information on an old tragic tale. gives a completely different view of the tragedy