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    • The King's Speech

    • How One Man Saved the British Monarchy
    • By: Mark Logue, Peter Conradi
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 921
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 685
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 683

    At the urging of his wife, Elizabeth, the Duke of York (known to the royal family as "Bertie") began to see speech therapist Lionel Logue in a desperate bid to cure his lifelong stammer. Little did the two men know that this unlikely friendship - between a future monarch and a commoner born in Australia - would ultimately save the House of Windsor from collapse.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • As enjoyable as the film, and then some.

    • By Howard on 02-28-11

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The King's Speech

    • By: Mark Logue, Peter Conradi
    • Narrated by: Jamie Glover
    • Length: 7 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    One man saved the British Royal Family in the first decades of the 20th century – amazingly he was an almost unknown, and certainly unqualified, speech therapist called Lionel Logue, whom one newspaper in the 1930s famously dubbed ‘The Quack who saved a King’. Logue wasn’t a British aristocrat or even an Englishman – he was a commoner and an Australian to boot.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Slow at the beginning, engaging at the end!

    • By Daniel on 03-04-11

    Regular price: $18.58