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  • Howards End

  • By: E. M. Forster
  • Narrated by: Steven Crossley
  • Length: 11 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 150
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 138
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134

Howards End is a beautifully subtle tale of two very different families brought together by an unusual event. The Schlegels are intellectuals, devotees of art and literature. The Wilcoxes are practical and materialistic, leading lives of "telegrams and anger". When the elder Mrs. Wilcox dies and her family discovers she has left their country home - Howards End - to one of the Schlegel sisters, a crisis between the two families is precipitated that takes years to resolve.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fantastic Narration in Delightful Story

  • By Wren on 05-05-18

Problems with volume

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

Reviewed: 05-17-19

Volume is too varied either too loud or too soft; disturbing to what would be otherwise a totally enjoyable audio book.

  • The Sound and the Fury

  • By: William Faulkner
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,228
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 879
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 882

First published in 1929, Faulkner created his "heart's darling", the beautiful and tragic Caddy Compson, whose story Faulkner told through separate monologues by her three brothers: the idiot Benjy, the neurotic suicidal Quentin, and the monstrous Jason.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect!

  • By Bryan on 12-07-05

Difficult to keep track of character lines....but still worth the listen

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

Reviewed: 11-08-17

The nature of this book requires multiple narrator voices to follow the storyline....will do a quick digital read to absorb and fully appreciate this great piece of literature.

  • Not My Father's Son: A Memoir

  • By: Alan Cumming
  • Narrated by: Alan Cumming
  • Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 8,587
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 8,034
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,996

With ribald humor, wit, and incredible insight, Alan seamlessly moves back and forth in time, integrating stories from his childhood in Scotland and his experiences today as the celebrated actor of film, television, and stage. At times suspenseful, at times deeply moving, but always incredibly brave and honest, Not My Father's Son is a powerful story of embracing the best aspects of the past and triumphantly pushing the darkness aside.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Best Part of Saturday

  • By George Knight on 12-16-14

Thank you

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

Reviewed: 06-22-16

Alan, thank you for showing me and others what it looks like to be on top after being dragged under right from the start. I suspect many people will benefit from this book.