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  • Blood Meridian

  • Or the Evening Redness in the West
  • By: Cormac McCarthy
  • Narrated by: Richard Poe
  • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 4,649
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,853
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 3,840

Author of the National Book Award-winning All the Pretty Horses, Cormac McCarthy is one of the most provocative American stylists to emerge in the last century. The striking novel Blood Meridian offers an unflinching narrative of the brutality that accompanied the push west on the 1850s Texas frontier.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Existential leavings

  • By Colin on 03-22-08

astounding and apocalyptic

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

Reviewed: 05-17-18

An amazingly twisted story from beginning to end. If you think you know how things are going to go, you don't. Well worth the time. Thanks Cormac.

  • The Mysterious Island

  • By: Jules Verne, Jordan Stump - translator
  • Narrated by: Berny Clark
  • Length: 19 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,410
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,284
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,287

Based on the true story of Alexander Selkirk, who survived alone for almost five years on an uninhabited island off the coast of Chile, The Mysterious Island is considered by many to be Jules Verne’s masterpiece. “Wide-eyed mid-nineteenth-century humanistic optimism in a breezy, blissfully readable translation by Stump” (Kirkus Reviews), here is the enthralling tale of five men and a dog who land in a balloon on a faraway, fantastic island of bewildering goings-on and their struggle to survive....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful novel, mediocre translation

  • By Tad Davis on 03-26-12

Wow. Great story of survival and grit.

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

Reviewed: 12-04-15

Wow. Great story of survival, grit and championing the wild. Thoroughly enjoyed this book from beginning to end.

  • Physics of the Future

  • How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
  • By: Michio Kaku
  • Narrated by: Feodor Chin
  • Length: 15 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,360
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,015
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,016

In Physics of the Future, Michio Kaku - the New York Times best-selling author of Physics of the Impossible - gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over 300 of the world’s top scientists who are already inventing the future in their labs. The result is the most authoritative and scientifically accurate description of revolutionary developments taking place....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting Content, Irritating Reader

  • By Dirk Turgid on 12-15-11

Eye opening Listen

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-29-12

Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

Was worth the listen. Intriguing new technologies to here about.

If you’ve listened to books by Michio Kaku before, how does this one compare?

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What do you think the narrator could have done better?

Narrator did a outstanding job.

Was Physics of the Future worth the listening time?

Yes it's worth the time to get brought up to speed on current trends and technologies that are happening around us.

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