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    • Ian Fleming

    • The Man Behind James Bond
    • By: Andrew Lycett
    • Narrated by: Robert Whitfield
    • Length: 21 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Sportsman, womanizer, naval commander, world-traveler, spy, this suave Old Etonian creator of the Cold War's archetypal secret agent was infinitely more complicated and interesting than his major fictional character, Agent 007.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, unlistenable audiobook

    • By Melissa on 12-29-08

    Regular price: $34.97

    • Dylan Thomas

    • A New Life
    • By: Andrew Lycett
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 18 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 13

    In this authoritative, fresh, and compelling account of the extraordinary life and enduring work of Dylan Thomas, author of Under Milkwood, A Child's Christmas in Wales, Adventures in the Skin Trade, Portrait of the Artist As a Young Dog, and numerous poems and stories, Andrew Lycett peels back the layers of story that have accumulated around this extraordinarily talented writer, one of the most celebrated and contradictory literary figures of the 20th century.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good listen

    • By Alan J on 06-18-05

    Regular price: $31.47

    • Rudyard Kipling

    • By: Andrew Lycett
    • Narrated by: Frederick Davidson
    • Length: 29 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    This gripping biography mixes intimate detail with a thorough understanding of the social, intellectual, artistic, and political climate of the time to unravel the intricate story of the misunderstood genius who wrote Kim, the Jungle Books, and the poem "If."

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating but horrible narration editing

    • By Richard on 06-12-09

    Regular price: $38.46