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  • The March of the Ten Thousand

  • By: Xenophon
  • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
  • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 487
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 291
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 296

Translated by W. E. D. Rouse, The March of the Ten Thousand is one of the most admired and widely read pieces of ancient literature to come down to us. Xenophon employs a very simple, straightforward style to describe what is probably the most exciting military adventure ever undertaken. It is an epic of courage, faith and democratic principle.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • An intelligent leader

  • By Benedict on 04-13-04

Phenomenal story, terrible narration

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

Reviewed: 03-27-18

Epic story of xenophon's March of the Ten Thousand. Narrator made the story unnecessarily difficult to follow at time, wasn't narrating so much as simply reading a book. Otherwise a must for any fan of classic greco-persian literature.

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  • West Cork

  • By: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde
  • Narrated by: Sam Bungey, Jennifer Forde
  • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 20,312
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18,134
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 18,127

This much we do know: Sophie Toscan du Plantier was murdered days before Christmas in 1996, her broken body discovered at the edge of her property near the town of Schull in West Cork, Ireland. The rest remains a mystery. Gripping, yet ever elusive, join the real-life hunt for answers in the year’s first not-to-be-missed, true-crime series.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Kept Me Coming Back Every Day

  • By Dewese on 02-28-18

Excellent Narrative Podcast

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

Reviewed: 03-02-18

Would you listen to West Cork again? Why?

Not the type of program that warrants replaying, more like once it's over you'll research people, places, and events for more information.

What did you like best about this story?

The quality of the presentation. The timeline of the events are presented and portrayed in such a manner that it's easy to follow, analyze, and play out your own theories. The soundtrack and editing only compound the profoundness to each series of events further pulls you in. If you want a story with an ending, listen to a book, this is something different entirely and certainly a quality piece of work.

Which scene was your favorite?

Not one in particular. Altogether they are greater than the sum of their parts.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Not emotional, but it was certainly something I would think about long after my listening sessions had ended.

Any additional comments?

It's free, why not?

11 of 13 people found this review helpful