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Tina Lawson

Kettering, OH United States
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  • The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

  • By: Douglas Adams
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 33,723
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 28,818
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28,817

Seconds before the Earth is demolished to make way for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is plucked off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy who, for the last 15 years, has been posing as an out-of-work actor.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fun nonsense

  • By Randall on 04-25-09

2nd Best Performance Ever

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

Reviewed: 02-11-17

Ultra best goes to Douglas himself. Somewhere out in the western arm of an unfashionable spiral galaxy (known as a drawer in my living room) exists a cassette version of the original audiobook read by Mr. Adams. Please, get rights to that!

  • The Babylon Rite

  • By: Tom Knox
  • Narrated by: R.C. Bray
  • Length: 12 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 35
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 36

The new high-concept thriller from Tom Knox, which weaves together past and present terrors in an intense page-turner If you dig up hell, you uncover evil! Edinburgh: a famous Templar historian dies mysteriously at the Rosslyn chapel, setting journalist Adam Blackwood on a quest for the truth to the Templar sites of Europe. Meanwhile, in London, several young people from the international party set commit suicide in very bizarre circumstances.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Unreal... in a GOOD Way!!!

  • By Robert Scot on 06-07-13

Amateur writing, pro reader

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

Reviewed: 01-29-17

I'm a sucker for the religious conspiracy genre, but Tom Knox's writing ruined what could have been a really clever approach. I'm down with the uncouth, open to engaging with unlikable characters, but when a DCI looks at a woman bleeding out in a wardrobe and thinks about how pretty she must have been? Then a lead male character listens to a key female character being raped and frets how the rapist was doing it in earshot to torture HIM? Not a single opportunity was lost to describe a female character in terms of her sexual desirability no matter how dire the circumstances.

The only thing that saved this book was RC Bray's performance. As usual, he delivers on pacing, unique character voices, and emotional impact. I suspect my Scottish and Aussie friends might have a word to say about his use of their accents, but at least it was consistent!

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