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  • Stephen Fry

  • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive interview
  • By: Robin Morgan
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 15 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 462
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 404
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 400

Stephen Fry joins Robin Morgan in the Audible Studios to discuss his recording of Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection. From his childhood days as a member of the Sherlock Holmes Society to his performance as Mycroft Holmes, Stephen shares anecdotes relating to his lifelong passion for Sherlock Holmes. He also discusses his experience recording the Harry Potter audiobooks, his own penchant for audiobooks, and his plans for the future.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A good little chat with Stephen Fry

  • By Shawn H. on 03-30-17

Scrumptious Interview

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

Reviewed: 11-26-18

Stephen Fry is a great reason to listen to the Sherlock Holmes Collection. I read the entire collection while living in Woking and was quite thrilled when an adventure took Holmes to the very town where I was living. Great interview with interesting information on the Harry Potter series as well.

  • Emma Thompson

  • Audible Sessions: FREE Exclusive Interview
  • By: Robin Morgan
  • Narrated by: Emma Thompson
  • Length: 14 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 218
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 194
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190

Academy Award, Golden Globe, and Emmy- winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson chats to Audible's Robin Morgan about her part in an exclusive dramatisation of Northanger Abbey.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Emma always performs beautifully

  • By Sharon D. Anderson, Ph.D. on 08-02-17

Wonderful interview with great ideas!

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

Reviewed: 11-26-18

Absolutely wonderful interview with incredible suggestions for great books to read or listen to. Emma Thompson is always interesting and thought provoking.

  • FREE: Audible Sessions with Hugh Fraser

  • Exclusive interview
  • By: Hugh Fraser, Robin Morgan
  • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser, Robin Morgan
  • Length: 10 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52

Hugh Fraser is a man of many talents. He will probably be best known to you as an actor; he played Captin Hastings to David Suchet’s Poirot on over forty occasions. But he’s also been a musician and a composer and now, having narrated over 90 Agatha Christie audiobooks, he’s writing his own crime fiction. Hugh visits the Audible Studios to discuss his crime series, his pedigree as an audiobook narrator, and his time starring in the Inspector Maigret TV adaptations.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Hugh Frazer is delightful but the interviewer is dreadful

  • By K. Fontaine on 10-27-16

Great Interview with Great Actor and Narrator

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

Reviewed: 11-25-18

Overall, great interview with good questions. My only criticism, was that Robin didn't sound like he was listening to Hugh's answers as much as just waiting for High to finish speaking in order to ask the next question.

  • A Clash of Kings

  • A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 2
  • By: George R. R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Roy Dotrice
  • Length: 37 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 62,813
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 54,171
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 54,100

A comet the color of blood and flame cuts across the sky. And from the ancient citadel of Dragonstone to the forbidding shores of Winterfell, chaos reigns. Six factions struggle for control of a divided land and the Iron Throne of the Seven Kingdoms, preparing to stake their claims through tempest, turmoil, and war.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • I'm hooked, but narration...

  • By Peter on 04-02-13

Enjoyed book two of GOT

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

Reviewed: 04-13-18

This book filled in a lot of holes from the HBO show - which is also quite good.

  • The Silver Suitcase

  • By: Terrie Todd
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd
  • Length: 9 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 529
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 462
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 459

It's 1939, and Canada is on the cusp of entering World War II. Seventeen-year-old farm girl Cornelia is heartbroken when she learns that her beloved soldier, Henry, has been killed in a train wreck. Alone and carrying a heavy secret, she makes the desperate choice that will haunt her for years to come. Never telling a soul, Cornelia pours out the painful events of the war in her diary.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • spiritual journey

  • By Tanya M. Spiegel on 05-26-16

This story was a surprisingly profound gift.

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

Reviewed: 04-12-18

This story was a surprisingly profound gift at a time of turbulence. A reminder of the most basic values that were shared with me by my "Grams" who was a neighbor and treasured friend. I heartily recommend it to anyone who loves social history, personal rebirth, or needs a little bit of help finding their path at any point in their life. By weaving the present and the past with the trials and glories of each, Terri Todd delivers a beautiful story that will pop up in your daily life again and again long after you have finished the book. Kate Rudd's delivery of the audio will envelope you as you weave through the different ages in the lives of some great characters.

  • Betsy-Tacy

  • By: Maud Hart Lovelace
  • Narrated by: Sutton Foster
  • Length: 2 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70

Betsy hopes that whoever moves into the house across the street will have a little girl just her age. And the little girl who moves in is just her age. Her name is Tacy. She is very bashful, but she likes to listen to Betsy's stories: wonderful stories that the girls love, and that they keep as their own special secret.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A winner

  • By Penny K on 04-17-13

The first of one of the best series of books!

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

Reviewed: 01-29-18

Loved it! I want to listen to more from this series! I've read the books so many times. It is delightful to listen.

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  • This Time Together

  • Laughter and Reflection
  • By: Carol Burnett
  • Narrated by: Carol Burnett
  • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,851
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,406
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,407

Carol Burnett is one of the most beloved and revered actresses and performers in America. The Carol Burnett Show was seen each week by millions of adoring fans and won 25 Emmys in its remarkable 11-year run. Now, in This Time Together, Carol really lets her hair down and tells one funny or touching or memorable story after another.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Do not listen while driving

  • By Robin on 08-12-10

Delightful!

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

Reviewed: 07-12-17

If I was still living in the US I would have gone to one of Carol's Q&A nights. This was almost as wonderful as spending the evening with her. Thank you, Carol, for everything!

  • Dear Mr. Henshaw

  • By: Beverly Cleary
  • Narrated by: Pedro Pascal
  • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 158
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 130
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131

Leigh Botts has been author Boyd Henshaw's number one fan ever since he was in second grade. Now in sixth grade, Leigh lives with his mother and is the new kid at school. He's lonely, troubled by the absence of his father, a cross-country trucker, and angry because a mysterious thief steals from his lunchbag. Then Leigh's teacher assigns a letter-writing project. Naturally Leigh chooses to write to Mr. Henshaw, whose surprising answer changes Leigh's life.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • the reader wasn't very good

  • By simeon on 08-31-17

Enchanting

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

Reviewed: 06-03-17

Pedro Pascal was a great choice for this absolutely wonderful classic. I was enchanted from beginning to end.

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  • Cat Among the Pigeons

  • A Hercule Poirot Mystery
  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
  • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 311
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 291
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 290

A revolution in the Middle East has a direct and deadly impact upon the summer term at Meadowbank, a picture-perfect girls' school in the English countryside. Prince Ali Yusuf, Hereditary Sheikh of Ramat, whose great liberalizing experiment is coming to chaos, knows that he must prepare for the day of his exile. He asks his pilot and school friend, Bob Rawlinson, to care for a packet of jewels. Rawlinson does so, hiding them among the possessions of his niece Jennifer Sutcliffe, who is bound for Meadowbank.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A cracking Christie

  • By Mary on 05-12-16

A wonderful book for a hot day or any day!

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

Reviewed: 07-18-16

I love Poirot's entrance in this book and all of the amusing conspiratorial cooperation between so many different figures of authority. Another multi-layered triumph,

  • Appointment with Death

  • A Hercule Poirot Mystery
  • By: Agatha Christie
  • Narrated by: Hugh Fraser
  • Length: 6 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 393
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 360
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 356

Among the towering red cliffs of Petra, like some monstrous swollen Buddha, sits the corpse of Mrs.Boynton. A tiny puncture mark on her wrist is the only sign of the fatal injection that killed her. With only 24 hours available to solve the mystery, Hercule Poirot recalled a chance remark he'd overheard back in Jerusalem: "You see, don't you, that she's got to be killed?" Mrs. Boynton was, indeed, the most detestable woman he'd ever met....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • So entertaining !

  • By RueRue on 08-25-15

One of AC's Best!

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

Reviewed: 07-17-16

Beautiful, thrilling, kept me guessing from.begining to end. The last chapter is a great reward for all the mental work through the rest of the book. I loved the discussion about truth.