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  • Plutarch's Lives, Volume 1 of 2

  • By: Plutarch
  • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
  • Length: 41 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 39
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 36
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 35

Plutarchs's (46-120 A.D.) epic chronicle of the lives of great Grecians and Romans. Beginning with the founding of Rome and Athens, the lives of the men who created the ancient world are brought to life in this new, high quality recording. Greats such as Romulus, Pericles, Theseus, Lycurgus and many others come alive as their politics, economy, and their individual stories play out in the time of the Ancients. This translation by John Dryden, which is considered by scholars to be the quintessential translation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
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  • By Amazon Customer on 02-24-16

Great men in great age

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Reviewed: 06-12-17

Neither did Plutarch 's masterful writing,nor the narrator 's charming narration ,fail to present before us the memorable greatness and the honorable glory of the heroes of Greek and Rome.

  • The Children of Hurin

  • By: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Christopher Lee
  • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,422
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,772
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,764

There are tales of Middle-earth from times long before The Lord of the Rings. The story told in this book is set in the great country that lay beyond the Grey Havens in the West: lands where Treebeard once walked, but which were drowned in the great cataclysm that ended the First Age of the World.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Powerful and Disturbing

  • By Catherine Collins on 12-19-09

deep and desperate competence with doom

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Reviewed: 05-01-17

deep voice narrating a deep story of fate different from most of tolkien's story filled with cheers and joys ,this one is told under the dark shadow of doom,about a man calling himself the master of doom but doom mastered

  • Demian

  • The Story of Emil Sinclair's Youth
  • By: Hermann Hesse
  • Narrated by: Jeff Woodman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 243
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 184
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 183

Here is the dramatic story of young, docile Emil Sinclair's descent - led by precocious schoolmate Max Demian - into a secret and dangerous world of petty crime and revolt against convention and eventual awakening to selfhood.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Demian

  • By Debra on 12-08-08

Spiritual journey

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Reviewed: 04-23-17

A spiritual novel narrated by a voice seems coming directly from your soul,can anything be more magnificenly fair?