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  • Trading Up

  • By: Candace Bushnell
  • Narrated by: Mira Sorvino
  • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 114
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 40

Janey Wilcox wants to be on top. Not since author Candace Bushnell created Carrie Bradshaw and Sex and the City has there been a heroine like Janey Wilcox. Janey is a beautiful yet struggling social climber determined to survive in New York City society. Listeners first met Janey in Bushnell's international best seller 4 Blondes. Now, everyone's favorite character is back, with a major modeling contract, a Porsche Boxster, and big plans.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Don't waste your time.

  • By Susan on 08-01-05

Don't waste your time.

1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-01-05

A completely pretentious, narcissistic bore. I kept listening, hoping the literary genious behind "Sex In The City" would come through...never happened. From a lame story line to weak characters, it started and finished as a shallow account of ostentatious people with superficial lives.

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  • Anna Karenina

  • By: Leo Tolstoy
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 36 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 849
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 473
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 469

This is the story of the unhappy family of Anna Karenina. The novel contains much concerning Tolstoy's spiritual crisis and his search for the meaning of life. But it is also chiefly about marriage, and the growth and death of love.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wonderful translation & reader

  • By Eileen on 09-08-09


1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-06-05

This book was painful to listen to. Maybe it's a better read, especially with all the Russian names that are hard to distinguish, but I doubt it. For whatever reason, this book is considered a "classic"...but it's classically boring. I don't know what Oprah was thinking when she picked this sleeper.

1 of 11 people found this review helpful