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  • The Complete King James Version Audio Bible

  • By: Christopher Glyn
  • Narrated by: Christopher Glyn
  • Length: 86 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 461
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 396
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 396

The King James Version of the Holy Bible is the most influential and widely published book ever written. It has been translated into over 2,000 languages and is still the world’s best-selling book every year. After its original publication in 1611, the King James Bible quickly became the standard for English-speaking Protestants. Its flowing language and prose rhythm has had a profound influence on the literature of the past 400 years.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great audiobook, bad organization.

  • By jrch on 01-01-15

Life changer

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

Reviewed: 09-17-17

This is the first time listening to the Bible, it is riveting, changed my life completely. The narrator is awesome brings the Bible to life. Would recommw

  • Homegoing

  • A Novel
  • By: Yaa Gyasi
  • Narrated by: Dominic Hoffman
  • Length: 13 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,921
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,468
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,477

Two half sisters, Effia and Esi, unknown to each other, are born into different villages in 18th-century Ghana. Effia is married off to an Englishman and will live in comfort in the palatial rooms of Cape Coast Castle, raising children who will be sent abroad to be educated before returning to the Gold Coast to serve as administrators of the empire. Esi, imprisoned beneath Effia in the castle's women's dungeon and then shipped off on a boat bound for America, will be sold into slavery.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • An important story but terribly disjointed

  • By Joy on 12-07-17

VERY POOR GHANAIAN NARRATION

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

Reviewed: 06-13-16

Would you consider the audio edition of Homegoing to be better than the print version?

DID NOT READ THE BOOK. MAYBE I SHOULD BECAUSE THE NARRATION MADE THE BOOK MORE OF A HISTORY TEXTBOOK THAN A COMPELLING AND EMOTIONAL STORY.

What did you like best about this story?

ALL OF IT.

How could the performance have been better?

YES, IF THE GHANA PART OF THE STORY WAS READ BY A GHANAIAN NARRATOR. A GHANAIAN MYSELF, I DID NOT UNDERSTAND OF SOME OF GHANAIAN WORDS, THE NARRATOR WAS VOID OF EMOTION AND PASSION. I WAS VERY DISAPPOINTED. HE SOUNDED LIKE HE WAS READING A TEXT BOOK.

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  • Beautiful Ruins

  • By: Jess Walter
  • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 12 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 10,979
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,687
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 9,680

The story begins in 1962. On a rocky patch of the sun-drenched Italian coastline, a young innkeeper, chest-deep in daydreams, looks out over the incandescent waters of the Ligurian Sea and spies an apparition: a tall, thin woman, a vision in white, approaching him on a boat. She is an actress, he soon learns, an American starlet, and she is dying. And the story begins again today, half a world away, when an elderly Italian man shows up on a movie studio's back lot - searching for the mysterious woman he last saw at his hotel decades earlier.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • My mind wandered

  • By Ella on 11-25-12

just awful

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

Reviewed: 10-08-12

picked this book due to good reviews Iistening to it was pure torture.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful