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Meghann Christianson

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  • Tulip Fever

  • By: Deborah Moggach
  • Narrated by: Rula Lenska
  • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 243
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 226
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 224

Seventeenth-century Amsterdam is a city in the grip of tulip mania, basking in the wealth it has generated. Sophia’s husband Cornelis, an ageing merchant, is among those grown rich from this exotic new flower. To celebrate, he commissions a talented young artist to paint him with his young bride. But as the portrait grows, so does the passion between Sophia and the painter; and as ambitions, desires and dreams breed an intricate deception, their reckless gamble propels their lives towards a thrilling and tragic conclusion.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Very interesting book

  • By Kevin Crumpton on 01-31-17

felt like half a story

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

Reviewed: 04-09-18

felt like I was listening to a story that was only half complete. the characters were hardly developed, and I didn't find myself rooting for any of them. I felt very apathetic about what was going to happen to the characters. but the narration was great.

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  • The Hamilton Affair

  • By: Elizabeth Cobbs
  • Narrated by: Coleen Marlo
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 338
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 310
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 308

Hamilton was a bastard son, raised on the Caribbean island of St. Croix. He went to America to pursue his education. Along the way he became one of the American Revolution's most dashing - and unlikely - heroes. Adored by Washington, hated by Jefferson, Hamilton was a lightning rod: the most controversial leader of the American Revolution.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A terrific historical fiction novel

  • By Domenic A Ciraulo MD on 12-22-16

Could not stand the narrator

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

Reviewed: 03-12-18

The story itself was very interesting and enjoyable, butbi struggled to finish solely because of the narrator. I could not take the book seriously because the narrator sounded so ridiculous throughout the whole book. She did a different character voice for each character and eventually it all sounded silly. I would recommend this book to read, but not to listen to.

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