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Hallowe'en Party audiobook cover art

A good Halloween mystery

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

Reviewed: 10-24-18

Hugh Fraser's an excellent narrator, his Poiroit is as good as David Suchet. Good surprise ending.

In a Sunburned Country audiobook cover art

One of Bryson's funniest!

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

Reviewed: 08-11-13

If you could sum up In a Sunburned Country in three words, what would they be?

Interesting and entertaining.

Any additional comments?

Made me want to visit Australia. Lots of interesting stuff about Australia told with Bryson's typical dry wit.

The Hobbit audiobook cover art

Thank you Audible!

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

Reviewed: 10-14-12

Any additional comments?

I'm soooo excited to finally have the unabridged version of Hobbit and Lord of the Rings available in this format!

The Innocents Abroad audiobook cover art

Better read than listened to

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-28-12

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

Different narrator.

What was most disappointing about Mark Twain’s story?

I like the story, just couldn't listen to the narrator.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

Cadence bothered me and a lot of mouth noise that was unnecessary.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Disappointment

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Inheritance audiobook cover art

Ripping good time!

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

Reviewed: 01-28-12

Would you consider the audio edition of Inheritance to be better than the print version?

Yes, Gerard Doyle does a fantastic job narrating!

Who was your favorite character and why?

Saphira because she's a dragon and Angela because she comical, mysterious and more powerful than expected.

What does Gerard Doyle bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Fantastic job of acting out each character.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Several - when Saphira was young, when Eragon began to learn the discipline of the elves and when Eragon made Brisingr.

Any additional comments?

Another epic, bound to be a classic like Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter. Am astonished at how such a young man could develop such an in depth world.

The Body in the Library audiobook cover art

Christie can still surprise you

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

Reviewed: 09-05-11

Even though Agatha Christie's mysteries are from the previous century, and even though Miss Marple is a relic from the Victorian era, The Body in the Library still manages to keep you guessing up until the true criminal is revealed. Stephanie Cole does a fanatastic job of doing the voices of the many characters. Thoroughly enjoyed!

Peter and the Shadow Thieves audiobook cover art

A great modern day additon to the classic!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-16-11

Delightful! It may be a children's story, but adults can enjoy this too. If you're a fan of the Peter Pan stories you appreciate the occasional nod to the original. A bit of a modern feel in the pace an the intelligence of the dialog. Loved the narration by Jim Dale - he was perfect for this!