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  • Smiley's People

  • A George Smiley Novel
  • By: John le Carré
  • Narrated by: Michael Jayston
  • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 831
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    5 out of 5 stars 769
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 769

A very junior agent answers Vladimir's call, but it could have been the Chief of the Circus himself. No one at the British Secret Service considers the old spy to be anything except a senile has-been who can't give up the game - until he's shot in the face at point-blank range. Although George Smiley (code-name: Max) is officially retired, he's summoned to identify the body now bearing Moscow Centre's bloody imprimatur. As he works to unearth his friend's fatal secrets, Smiley heads inexorably toward one final reckoning.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • NEAR Perfect Ending for One Best Trilogies Ever

  • By Darwin8u on 07-27-12

Smiley is great as usual

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Reviewed: 05-24-19

Another hit in the George Smiley series. Loved it. The reader's affectation of Smiley reminded me of Sir Alec Guinness in Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.

  • The Devil's Delusion

  • Atheism and its Scientific Pretensions
  • By: David Berlinski
  • Narrated by: Dennis Holland
  • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 336
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 296
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 299

Militant atheism is on the rise. In recent years, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, and Christopher Hitchens have produced a steady stream of best-selling books denigrating religious belief. These authors are merely the leading edge of a larger movement that includes much of the scientific community. In response, mathematician David Berlinski, himself a secular Jew, delivers a biting defense of religious thought.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Logical and Concise Criticism of Modern Atheism

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-09-13

A Real Thinker

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-27-18

Overall great but you need at least a little understanding of the topics discussed. Great metaphors and more than a little sarcasm.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Mere Christianity

  • By: C.S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Geoffrey Howard
  • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,208
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,422
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,430

Mere Christianity is C.S. Lewis' forceful and accessible doctrine of Christian belief. First heard as informal radio broadcasts and then published as three separate books, The Case for Christianity, Christian Behavior, and Beyond Personality, Mere Christianity brings together what Lewis sees as the fundamental truths of the religion.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Classic That Gets Better & Better With Time!

  • By Tim on 05-14-05

Nothing "Mere" about it

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Reviewed: 11-09-17

Christianity in terms most people can understand. For Christians and non-Christians alike. C.S. Lewis explains some of the more difficult concepts in a way everyone can relate to. This and Screwtape are two of my favorites.

  • The Innocence of Father Brown

  • By: G.K. Chesterton
  • Narrated by: John Horton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 140
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 80
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 82

A "very short Catholic priest" who does "...not seem to know which was the right end of his return ticket," Father Brown is the embodiment of the phrase 'looks can be deceiving.' Arguably the second best-known crime-solver in English literature, this unassuming man of the cloth solves case after case with ease.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Unabtrusive Edwardian counterpoint to Sherlock H.

  • By Darwin8u on 02-04-13

Enjoyable but curious

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Reviewed: 02-03-16

Loved this. It gives additional insight to the character of the TV series, as well as the true nature of Flambeau. Plus, the stories are quite entertaining.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Life Is Worth Living, Part 1

  • By: Archbishop Fulton J Sheen
  • Narrated by: Fulton J. Sheen
  • Length: 9 hrs and 32 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 233
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 207
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 205

Here is the best of the audio from the famous Catholic television program, "Life is Worth Living!" For more than 30 years, Archbishop Fulton Sheen was the voice of the Catholic Church, with his radio and television ministries that touched hearts all over the world. His wisdom and gentle insight are once again available in digitally remastered audio recorded from his live programs.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing audiobook!!!!

  • By Amazon Customer on 07-03-14

Fabulous

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Reviewed: 08-02-15

Bishop Sheen has a unique perspective and a unique delivery. All people, Catholics and non-Catholics can learn from this set of lessons on life. Try it, you'll like it!

4 of 4 people found this review helpful