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  • The Silver Chair

  • The Chronicles of Narnia
  • By: C.S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Northam
  • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,997
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,064
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,081

Narnia is in peril, and only Eustace and Jill can help. Along with Puddlegum, a gloomy but valiant Marsh-wiggle, they are sent by the mighty lion Aslan to find Prince Rilian, heir to the throne. Their quest leads them past hungry people-eating Giants, and deep into the dark underground. But the true test for this noble band of friends comes when they face an evil witch and her deadly enchantments.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wonderful!!

  • By book buyer on 05-26-05

Fantastic Narrator and brilliant book

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

Reviewed: 04-16-19

The narrator does a fantastic voice for one of the main characters: Puddleglum. It's really fun. had that accent stuck in my head for days

  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane

  • A Novel
  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Neil Gaiman
  • Length: 5 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17,837
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,529
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16,505

A middle-aged man returns to his childhood home to attend a funeral. He is drawn to the farm at the end of the road, where, when he was seven, he encountered a most remarkable girl, Lettie Hempstock. Forty years earlier, a man committed suicide in a stolen car at this farm at the end of the road. Like a fuse on a firework, his death lit a touchpaper. The darkness was unleashed, something scary and thoroughly incomprehensible to a little boy. And Lettie - magical, comforting, wise beyond her years - promised to protect him, no matter what.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Gaiman delivers an intimate masterpiece

  • By Talia on 08-07-13

A Fantastic work of a fairy tail mixed with sci-fi

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

Reviewed: 03-03-19

you can tell that he was inspired by the classics of scifi and high fantasy. it's a brilliant blend of both atmospheres.

  • The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol. 2-B

  • By: Ben Bova, Isaac Asimov, others
  • Narrated by: Angelo Di Loreto, Vivienne Leheny, Gabriel Sloyer, and others
  • Length: 22 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 97
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 96

This last volume in the definitive collection of the best science fiction novellas published between 1929 and 1964 contains 11 great classics. No anthology better captures the birth of science fiction as a literary field. Published in 1973 to honor stories that had appeared before the institution of the Nebula Awards, The Science Fiction Hall of Fame introduced thousands of young listeners to the wonders of science fiction and was a favorite of libraries across the country.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best SF audio book ever.

  • By MikeFarr on 10-26-18

Absolute Classic

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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: 01-05-19

It doesn't take long to recognize these stories from their impact on authors and story writers from contemporary times.

  • Stranger in a Strange Land

  • By: Robert A. Heinlein
  • Narrated by: Christopher Hurt
  • Length: 16 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,426
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,596
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,631

Stranger in a Strange Land tells the story of Valentine Michael Smith, an earthling born and educated on Mars, who arrives on Earth with superhuman powers and a total ignorance of the mores of man. Smith is destined to become a freak, a media commodity, a scam artist, a searcher, and finally, a messiah.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • We live in the world this book made

  • By W. Seligman on 02-26-04

beautiful and challenging book!

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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: 09-12-18

This book deserves it's place as a foundational Science fiction classic. Also a fantastic performance. I particularly liked the voice acting for Jubal

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  • Moby Dick

  • By: Herman Melville
  • Narrated by: William Hootkins
  • Length: 24 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 962
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 851
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 848

"Call me Ishmael." Thus starts the greatest American novel. Melville said himself that he wanted to write "a mighty book about a mighty theme" and so he did. It is a story of one man's obsessive revenge-journey against the white whale, Moby-Dick, who injured him in an earlier meeting. Woven into the story of the last journey of The Pequod is a mesh of philosophy, rumination, religion, history, and a mass of information about whaling through the ages.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent, EXCELLENT reading!

  • By Jessica on 02-18-09

Fantastic performance on a classic book!

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

Reviewed: 06-29-18

The story is a look into the past, and the reader has so much passion in his voices and characters. I'm going to buy every book he narrates.

  • Journey to the Center of the Earth

  • By: Jules Verne, Frederick Amadeus Malleson - translator
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 8 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 144
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 127

In the midst of examining an ancient Icelandic manuscript, professor and mineralogist Otto Liedenbrock and his nephew Axel make an astonishing discovery.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great classic

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-14-17

Fantastic performance and Fantastic story!

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

Reviewed: 04-26-18

an interesting look into an earlier time. Good to see what story helped inspire the Crazed Professor trope!