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  • American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition (A Full Cast Production)

  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Ron McLarty, Daniel Oreskes, full cast
  • Length: 19 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44,559
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 41,368
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41,324

Locked behind bars for three years, Shadow did his time, quietly waiting for the day when he could return to Eagle Point, Indiana. A man no longer scared of what tomorrow might bring, all he wanted was to be with Laura, the wife he deeply loved, and start a new life. But just days before his release, Laura and Shadow's best friend are killed in an accident. With his life in pieces and nothing to keep him tethered, Shadow accepts a job from a beguiling stranger he meets on the way home, an enigmatic man who calls himself Mr. Wednesday.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 10 Years and Still a Fantastic Read

  • By Nightveil on 07-22-11

Awesome

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

Reviewed: 12-01-13

Novels like this are why Neil Gaiman is a master storyteller. American Gods is an entertaining and compelling story. The performance and production are excellent.

  • 14

  • By: Peter Clines
  • Narrated by: Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 39,787
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 36,857
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 36,861

There are some odd things about Nate’s new apartment. Of course, he has other things on his mind. He hates his job. He has no money in the bank. No girlfriend. No plans for the future. So while his new home isn’t perfect, it’s livable. The rent is low, the property managers are friendly, and the odd little mysteries don’t nag at him too much. At least, not until he meets Mandy, his neighbor across the hall, and notices something unusual about her apartment. And Xela’s apartment. And Tim’s. And Veek’s.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Boring

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-08-16

A New Favorite

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

Reviewed: 04-26-13

This is one of the best new stories I've heard/read in a while. It starts as a mystery, and the tenants solve the mystery that is their apartment building. But, the real excitement begins when they solve the mystery. I would recommend "14" as a great modern tail.

I also enjoyed Ray Porters presentation. He gives each character a distinctive and memorable voice.

1 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Tempest

  • By: William Shakespeare
  • Narrated by: Sir Ian McKellen, Emilia Fox, Scott Handy, and others
  • Length: 2 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 368
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 334
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 332

Sir Ian McKellen, fresh from his performance as Gandalf in Lord of the Rings, is Prospero, and heads a strong cast in Shakespeare’s last great play. The wronged duke raises a tempest to shipwreck his old opponents on his island so that he can ensure justice is done. With Emilia Fox as Miranda, Scott Handy in the pivotal role of the sprite Ariel, and Ben Owukwe as Caliban.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A stellar performance by a stunning cast

  • By Jeremy R. Snyder on 02-18-14

Delightful Performance

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

Reviewed: 04-26-13

A wonderful performance of "The Tempest". I particularly enjoyed Ian McKellen and Emilia Fox as Prospero and Miranda.

I believe this is a recording of an actual performance and that is the cause of my one complaint. There are very few or no clues to distinguish between Sebastian and Antonio. To my ear, their voices are close enough that it's a bit difficult sometimes to separate the two. (In the actual performance this wouldn't have been an issue.) Since I'm familiar with the play, it didn't bother me too much, but it did throw me a bit at first.

I would recommend this to anyone who is interested in "The Tempest".

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • Elric of Melnibone

  • By: Michael Moorcock
  • Narrated by: Jeffery West, Michael Moorcock (introduction)
  • Length: 5 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 376
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 203
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 204

It is the colour of a bleached skull, his flesh; and the long hair that flows below his shoulders is milk-white. From the tapering, beautiful head stare two slanting eyes, crimson and moody.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Listen (Ignore the Sample Listen)

  • By Tony on 01-19-06

Always a good read

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

Reviewed: 03-11-13

Elric is my favorite anti-hero. He is pitiable, pathetic and weak, and at the same time, he is wise and strong. To be a force for good in the world. Elric must follow a path of woe and self destruction.