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  • The Third Policeman

  • By: Flann O'Brien
  • Narrated by: Jim Norton
  • Length: 6 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 440
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 273
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 274

Flann O'Brien's most popular and surrealistic novel concerns an imaginary, hellish village police force and a local murder.

Weird, satirical, and very funny, its popularity has suddenly increased with the mention of the novel in the TV series Lost.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator extradinaire

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-30-09

Awful!!!!

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-15-10

I listened to the entire story hoping it would get better, but it never did. There was no point to the story. Don't waste your time.

1 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • The Secret of How to Ace any Job Interview with Confidence!

  • By: David R. Portney
  • Narrated by: David R. Portney
  • Length: 55 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    2.5 out of 5 stars 45
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 8
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 8

Let me guide you step-by-step as I reveal important do's and don'ts based on my 20 years of experience as a hiring manager. I'll give you real-world practical tips and information so you stand out from the crowd and get noticed, a must in today's tough job market!

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Skip this one - no stars

  • By Pat on 09-29-06

Definately skip this one

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-30-06

This is not a book on how to ace a job interview. There are few, if any hints on what to do/what not to do. There are no insights on how to answer questions. Instead the majority of the book is taken up with some kind of visualisation exercise in which you're supposed to visualise yourself "becoming confident".

6 of 6 people found this review helpful

  • Indecision

  • A Novel
  • By: Benjamin Kunkel
  • Narrated by: Patrick Frederic
  • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 198
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    2.5 out of 5 stars 22

Benjamin Kunkel's brilliantly comic debut novel concerns one of the central maladies of our time: a pathological indecision that turns abundance into an affliction and opportunity into a curse. Dwight B. Wilmerding is only 28, but he's having a midlife crisis. Of course, living a dissolute, dormlike existence in a tiny apartment and working in tech support at the pharmaceutical giant Pfizer are not especially conducive to wisdom.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • well it leads you to think its good

  • By Gerard on 10-05-05

Indecision, decisively terrible

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-04-06

I don't normally write reviews, but I felt compelled in this case so that you do not suffer the same plight as me in listening to this book.

The book is about a guy who is chronically indecisive. This could be a great premise for a comedy, but instead the book turns into a preachy book about "democratic socialism". The book says that if you are involved in a corporation then you are responsible for poverty in third world countries and that you should go over there and help them.

I do not get audiobooks to be preached at, I get them to be entertained, and this book was not entertaining.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful