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  • An Outcast of the Islands

  • By: Joseph Conrad
  • Narrated by: Mark Mcnamara
  • Length: 10 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    3 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

"An Outcast of the Islands" is the second novel by Joseph Conrad, published in 1896, inspired by Conrad's experience as mate of a steamer, the Vigar. The novel details the undoing of Peter Willems, a disreputable, immoral man who, on the run from a scandal in Makassar, finds refuge in a hidden native village, only to betray his benefactors over lust for the tribal chief's daughter. The story features Conrad's recurring character Tom Lingard, who also appears in Almayer's Folly (1895) and The Rescue (1920), in addition to sharing other characters with those novels.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Kindle Customer on 03-08-19

Brilliant

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-08-19

The genius of Conrad never disappoints and Outcasts and Folly suggests the promise that Jim and Darkness fully realize.

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    Length: 35 hrs and 6 mins
    25 ratings
    Overall 4.7
  • Nicholas Nickleby

  • By: Charles Dickens
  • Narrated by: Sinead Dixon
  • Length: 35 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 22

"The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby" is closely modelled on the 18h-century novels that Charles Dickens loved as a child, such as "Robinson Crusoe", in which the fortunes of a hero shape the plot. The likeable young Nicholas, left penniless on the death of his father, sets off in search of better prospects. His meandering route to happiness includes work as a teacher at Dotheboys Hall, where the brutal Wackford Squeers ill-treats his impoverished pupils, and a spell as an actor with the absurdly melodramatic Crummles troupe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating and Enjoyable in Every Respect

  • By Anne Claybrook on 01-14-19

Out a buck fifty?

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-12-19

Audiobook and Whispersync book not properly linked - purchased and returned Whispersync book for refund twice in effort to overcome issues - unable at this point to return this and a second audiobook.

  • The Rustlers of Pecos County

  • By: Zane Grey
  • Narrated by: Jim Gough
  • Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 40

Texas. They took the most contrary bunch of frontiersmen, ranchers, farmers, cowpokes, shiftless no-accounts, shootists, rascals, and politicians, jumbled them together, and somehow formed a state. They called it Texas, but for defenseless women and children, it was hell.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • A pleasant listen without suspense

  • By Anonymous User on 02-02-12

Will not download

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-22-18

3rd or 4th time I've purchased, only a buck but still ... Tech support useless and a refund more trouble than it's worth - give this one a pass

  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

  • By: Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Narrated by: Alan Munro
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 12

Includes "A Scandal in Bohemia", "The Redheaded League", "A Case of Identity", "The Boscombe Valley Mystery", "The Five Orange Pips", "The Man with the Twisted Lip", "The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle", "The Adventure of the Speckled Band", "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb", "The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor", "The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet", and "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Holmes never disappoints

  • By Kindle Customer on 08-23-18

Holmes never disappoints

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-23-18

Nor does Alan Munro - very mellow, great range, perfect pacing - an audible Jeremy Brett

  • Frankenstein

  • By: Mary Shelley
  • Narrated by: Nico Evers-Swindell
  • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 160
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 159

Obsessed with the secret of creation, Swiss scientist Dr. Victor Frankenstein cobbles together a body he's determined to bring to life. And one fateful night, he does. When the creature opens his eyes, the doctor is repulsed: his vision of perfection is, in fact, a hideous monster. Dr. Frankenstein abandons his creation, but the monster won't be ignored, setting in motion a chain of violence and terror that shadows Victor to his death.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Classic Tale Adequate Reading

  • By Chris on 08-06-18

Godfrey Daniels! Mother of pearl!!!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-24-18

Suddenly immersion function gone - 2 bucks for audio, a dollar for the book but will take a 10 min. phone call to resolve. Great product, fantastic value, occasional hassles a bummer