War of the Roses
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(3.7 based on 38 ratings)
  • 1
    The War of the Roses | Warren Adler

    The War of the Roses

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 27 mins)
    • By Warren Adler
    • Narrated By Dave Giorgio
    Overall
    (36)
    Performance
    (19)
    Story
    (17)

    The Roses met at an auction on Cape Cod. Oliver had just bought a Staffordshire figurine-one of a pair-but Barbara outbid him for its mate. The figurines belonged together, and so did the Roses. Now the two objets d'art sat together on a shelf in the Roses' home-symbols of the passion their owners shared. A passion that united them and now was about to tear them apart.

    A painful listen

    So boring to listen to.. Everyone you think something will happen it doesn't or is played down.
    Hope the movie is better

    Reviewed on March 14 2017 by Ryan ()
  • 2
    The Children of the Roses | Warren Adler

    The Children of the Roses

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 59 mins)
    • By Warren Adler
    • Narrated By Dominic Lopez
    Overall
    (2)
    Performance
    (2)
    Story
    (2)

    Armed with the emotional mayhem inherited from their parents as well as compounded pressures involving a depraved headmaster, clandestine affairs, and Victoria's male-hating mother, The Children of the Roses presents a gripping story of the lengths to which parents will go to protect their children. Little more than a child herself, Josh's ever-sympathetic and overstuffed sister, Evie, lavishes her "food is love" obsession on her beloved niece and nephew, who are coping with their own sense of loss.

    the continuing saga...

    I would recommend it with the disclaimer "the war of the roses was one of a kind, don't expect the same tension in this book".

    Reviewed on August 06 2016 by Godxila ()