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  • A World Undone

  • The Story of the Great War, 1914 to 1918
  • By: G. J. Meyer
  • Narrated by: Robin Sachs
  • Length: 27 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,085
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,857
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,842

The First World War is one of history’s greatest tragedies. In this remarkable and intimate account, author G. J. Meyer draws on exhaustive research to bring to life the story of how the Great War reduced Europe’s mightiest empires to rubble, killed 20 million people, and cracked the foundations of the world we live in today. World War I is unique in the number of questions about it that remain unsettled. After more than 90 years, scholars remain divided on these questions, and it seems likely that they always will.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent Overview of the "Overshadowed" War

  • By Andrew on 12-14-12

Extremely thorough view of WWI

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

Reviewed: 01-25-19

For someone with little knowledge of WWI, this is a perfect book. At 28 hours it hits every part of the war you can think of. Major battles, all the fronts, political issues on home fronts, etc. if you want to really get a feel for the war I recommend this one.

  • The Beasts of Cartha

  • Age of Sigmar: Knights of Vengeance, Book 1
  • By: David Guymer
  • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong, John Banks, Jonathan Keeble, and others
  • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 20
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 19

After being reforged, Lord-Relictor Ramus of the Hallowed Knights is sent by Sigmar to capture the betrayer, Mannfred von Carstein. The quest brings Ramus to the Carthic Oldwoods of Ghur, where he comes to the aid of the Astral Templars against a massive ogor horde. Victorious, but at great cost, Ramus discovers Mannfred is finally close at hand. Only with the help of the Astral Templars will the Lord-Relictor catch his quarry, but there are deadlier things in the woods than ogors, a fact the Stormcast Eternals soon discover.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • cheesier than a Stuffed Crust Pizza coated in Cheetos in a Lethal Weapon movie.

  • By DarcyBono on 03-17-18

cheesier than a Stuffed Crust Pizza coated in Cheetos in a Lethal Weapon movie.

Overall
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-17-18

Let me start by saying, I love Warhammer, especially Age of Sigmar. I've been painting the minis since 2004.These audio dramas are sadly 90% action narrative and maybe 10% real substance. It's almost entirely "then he reeled back and smashed this guy....then he reeled back and smashed that guy....everyone was fighting and it was really REALLY intense." It's like having two children play with action figures while an eloquent British voice. describes what they're doing to you. I listened to the entire series desperately hoping for it to get better...it didn't. It was well acted I will give them that. But seriously, just watch an 80s action film....You'll get the same level of mindless action and battle, but you will actually get to see it.

  • Salem's Lot

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty, Stephen King
  • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10,977
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,998
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,976

Ben Mears has returned to Jerusalem's Lot in the hopes that living in an old mansion, long the subject of town lore, will help him cast out his own devils and provide inspiration for his new book. But when two young boys venture into the woods and only one comes out alive Mears begins to realize that there may be something sinister at work and that his hometown is under siege by forces of darkness far beyond his control.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • You can't go home again...

  • By David S. Mathew on 10-12-16

Boring & Tedious Beyond Words

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

Reviewed: 10-16-17

I love King. I really do. I've read It, The Shining, The Mist, and a compilation of his short stories. I found them all riveting. But this...my God what a disappointment. Needlessly detailed, rambling, and utterly without suspense or scares for about 85% of it. I relatively enjoyed it up until you realize "what they're dealing with".....which believe me has been done to death since the horror genre was invented (pun intended). Characters are introduced with a PAINFUL amount of detail, only to serve no purpose at all in the story. How is this the same man who wrote so many amazing stories. I kept waiting for it to get better or at least decent....it doesn't. Oh well...time for a Dean Koontz novel after thus snooze fest.

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