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  • A Little History of Religion

  • By: Richard Holloway
  • Narrated by: James Bryce
  • Length: 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 164
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 163

In an era of hardening religious attitudes and explosive religious violence, this book offers a welcome antidote. Richard Holloway retells the entire history of religion - from the dawn of religious belief to the 21st century - with deepest respect and a keen commitment to accuracy. Writing for those with faith and those without, and especially for young listeners, he encourages curiosity and tolerance, accentuates nuance and mystery and calmly restores a sense of the value of faith.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great book, and I'm an atheist.

  • By Derek on 08-30-16

Right amount of information on the history of religion

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-03-18

Couldn’t recommend a better book for a brief history of most of the religions. This book is as straightforward as it can be with no inclination to a particular extreme view. It lays information before you and allows you to ponder about it, makes you comprehend your own views. As a reader, this book probably liberated my mind regarding my thoughts on the subject and inspired me to know more and for that I would give it 5 stars.

  • Che Guevara

  • A Revolutionary Life
  • By: Jon Lee Anderson
  • Narrated by: Armando Durán
  • Length: 36 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 707
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 471
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 476

Che Guevara was a dashing rebel whose epic dream was to end poverty and injustice in Latin America and the developing world through armed revolution. Jon Lee Anderson traces Che's extraordinary life from his comfortable Argentine upbringing to the battlefields of the Cuban revolution, from the halls of power in Castro's government to his failed campaign in the Congo and his assassination in the Bolivian jungle.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Encompassing and Fair Look at an Historical Man

  • By Matt on 08-10-11

Elaborate view of Che’s revolutionary life

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-02-18

This book provides a very detailed and elaborate view on Che’s life, probably the most detailed one that is ever written about Che. Might not be as interesting for someone who is looking to get just the highlights or summary of his life as this book goes very deep and is quite a lengthy read. I grew up in Kerala, India where we have a communist party and Che’s picture was quite familiar to me, so I was curious to go into his life and the character lives upto his name, legendary.