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  • Edge of Eternity

  • The Century Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Ken Follett
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 36 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9,463
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,482
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,459

Throughout these books, Follett has followed the fortunes of five intertwined families - American, German, Russian, English, and Welsh - as they make their way through the twentieth century. Now they come to one of the most tumultuous eras of all: the enormous social, political, and economic turmoil of the 1960s through the 1980s, from civil rights, assassinations, mass political movements and Vietnam to the Berlin Wall, the Cuban Missile Crisis, presidential impeachment, revolution - and rock and roll.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Some good, some bad

  • By Elisa on 09-22-14

A must read!

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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: 02-08-19

This is a phenomenal account of the last century's history. Masterfully read by John Lee.

  • Church History in Plain Language

  • Fourth Edition
  • By: Bruce L. Shelley
  • Narrated by: Adam Verner
  • Length: 21 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 929
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 819
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 810

With more than 315,000 print copies sold, this is the story of the church for today’s listeners. Dr. Bruce Shelley makes church history come alive in this classic audiobook that has become not only the first choice of many laypeople and church leaders but the standard text in many college classrooms.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • In depth and fascinating

  • By J. Pegg on 05-16-15

Brilliant!

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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: 07-30-18

Very informative. A thorough and objective survey of 2000 years of church history. Quite an adjuster of perspectives

  • The Screwtape Letters

  • By: C.S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Ralph Cosham
  • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,848
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,495
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 4,513

A masterpiece of satire, this classic has entertained and enlightened readers the world over with its sly and ironic portrayal of human life and foibles from the vantage point of Screwtape, a highly placed assistant to "Our Father Below". At once wildly comic, deadly serious, and strikingly original, C.S. Lewis gives us the correspondence of the worldly-wise old Devil to his nephew, Wormwood, a novice demon in charge of securing the damnation of an ordinary young man.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One to Read Again and Again

  • By E. Pearson on 12-31-11

excellent performance

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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: 01-09-18

an all time classic read with clarity and conviction so that its message still convicts the heart.

  • Perelandra

  • Ransom Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: C.S. Lewis
  • Narrated by: Geoffrey Howard
  • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,525
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,957
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,983

Perelandra is a planet of pleasure, an unearthly, misty world of strange desires, sweet smells, and delicious tastes, where beasts are friendly and naked beauty is unashamed, a new Garden of Eden, where the story of the oldest temptation is enacted in an intriguingly new way.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An Insightful Look at the Nature of Temptation

  • By Tim on 05-17-05

Fantastic book

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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: 10-21-17

inspiring and edifying! paints a wonderful picture of what was l'ost and the hope of glory .

  • Short Stories

  • The Nostalgia Collection
  • By: Jerome K. Jerome, Louisa May Alcott, Saki
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Edward Hardwicke, and others
  • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 40
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 31

CSA Word continues its ever-popular series of classic short stories, featuring writers such as Jerome K. Jerome, Louisa May Alcott and Saki, read by such respected and revered readers as Derek Jacobi, Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • cracking stories, but no table of contents!

  • By Frances on 03-27-11

divertissant!

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

Reviewed: 07-15-17

excellente sélection d'histoires racontées avec talent. pour tous les goûts et toutes les occasions. superbe!

  • Barkskins

  • A Novel
  • By: Annie Proulx
  • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
  • Length: 25 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,140
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,044
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,043

In the late 18th century, Rene Sel, an illiterate woodsman, makes his way from Northern France to New France to seek a living. Bound to a feudal lord, a seigneur, for three years in exchange for land, he suffers extraordinary hardship, always in awe of the forest he is charged with cleaning. Rene marries an Indian healer with children already, and they have more, mixing the blood of two cultures. Proulx tells the stories of the children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren of two lineages, the Sels and the Duquets.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awe-Inspiring, Far-Reaching Epic

  • By W Perry Hall on 06-30-16

amazing!

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

Reviewed: 05-24-17

very well written! such a respect and love for nature and it's place in human life.

  • David and Goliath

  • Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants
  • By: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Gladwell
  • Length: 7 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 15,410
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,542
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13,523

In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell challenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages, offering a new interpretation of what it means to be discriminated against, or cope with a disability, or lose a parent, or attend a mediocre school, or suffer from any number of other apparent setbacks. Gladwell begins with the real story of what happened between the giant and the shepherd boy those many years ago.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Art of (Unconventional) War

  • By Cynthia on 10-04-13

interesting!

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

Reviewed: 11-19-16

The narrator was excellent. The stories were inspiring. The support for the argument was... weak!!

  • East of Eden

  • By: John Steinbeck
  • Narrated by: Richard Poe
  • Length: 25 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,549
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,723
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,735

This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families - the Trasks and the Hamiltons - whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Why have I avoided this Beautiful Book???

  • By Kelly on 03-25-17

powerful narrative. Cain and Abel explained!

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-22-16

I loved it and the narrator was excellent! the kind of read that marks you.