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Karamjeet Khalsa

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  • Sons and Lovers

  • By: D. H. Lawrence
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 16 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 250
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 211
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 213

Sons and Lovers, D. H. Lawrence's first major novel, was also the first in the English language to explore ordinary working-class life from the inside. No writer before or since has written so well about the intimacies enforced by a tightly knit mining community and by a family where feelings are never hidden for long. When the marriage between Walter Morel and his sensitive, high-minded wife begins to break down, the bitterness of their frustration seeps into their children's lives.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Momma's Boy (The Dangers of Overbearing Parenting)

  • By W Perry Hall on 02-01-14

Amazing and poetic!

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

Reviewed: 11-13-18

Great parable on a mother's influence on boys exploration of masculinity and romance. The narrator is great and fits the deep tone of the story.

  • Introverted Expat: How to Travel the World and Live Abroad as an Expat While Embracing Being an Introvert

  • By: HowExpert Press, Marie Batt
  • Narrated by: Marin Scott
  • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1

You’ve done your research, your gut’s telling you to go, and you’ve finally made your decision: you’re moving to a foreign country. It all sounds wonderful except for one, minor detail. You’re an introvert. Now, the idea of living in a foreign country, speaking a foreign language, socializing with complete strangers (in another language!), and navigating all the cultural nuances of a new place are really freaking you out. But whatever you do, do not refund your ticket. Instead, pick up this audiobook and realize that you’re going to be just fine. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great positive support for introverts

  • By Karamjeet Khalsa on 10-05-18

Great positive support for introverts

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

Reviewed: 10-05-18

This is great and positive and mostly stays away from labels, as it keeps reminding you of the uniqueness of everyone.

The narrator has a very positive tone.

Great for all people with some introverted qualities, not just expats.

  • The King Within

  • Accessing the King in the Male Psyche
  • By: Robert Moore, Douglas Gillette
  • Narrated by: David Dukes
  • Length: 3 hrs and 4 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 393
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 322
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 321

In this contribution to the emerging men's movement, Robert Moore, a Jungian psychoanalyst and Douglas Gillette, a mythologist, examine the inner King - one of the four archetypes on the male psyche. The inner King integrates power and nurturing, firmness and caring, courage and creativity, self-affirmation and self-sacrifice. From his central position between the world of imagination and the world of action, the King within challenges every man to take up his own scepter, to dream and to make them come true.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Compelling Psychology

  • By John on 10-12-11

Decent short introduction into the archetypes

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-05-18

I found the material and narration a bit rote and oversimplified but there is some value in it