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  • Heroes

  • Mortals and Monsters, Quests and Adventures
  • By: Stephen Fry
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 15 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 275
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    5 out of 5 stars 257
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 256

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Heroes, written and read by Stephen Fry. There are heroes - and then there are Greek heroes. Few mere mortals have ever embarked on such bold and heart-stirring adventures, overcome myriad monstrous perils or outwitted scheming vengeful gods quite as stylishly and triumphantly as Greek heroes. In this companion to his best-selling Mythos, Stephen Fry brilliantly retells these dramatic, funny, tragic and timeless tales.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • amazing from start to end!

  • By Anonymous User on 27-11-2018

I wish I could give it 6 stars

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Reviewed: 25-12-2018

Wonderful whimsical story telling by Stephen Fry at his best. I enjoyed it even more than Mythos and I cant wait to read the third installment.

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  • The Art of Raising a Puppy

  • By: The Monks of New Skete
  • Narrated by: Michael Wager
  • Length: 4 hrs and 11 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 9
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 9

Here is everything you need to know about the crucial first months of your puppy's life, from monks who have been breeding, raising, and training German Shepherds for more than 25 years. Their extraordinary grasp of every facet of puppy behavior has gained them worldwide attention.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Well written but not sure about shaking your dog

  • By Jack on 27-11-2018

Well written but not sure about shaking your dog

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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-11-2018

It's a good and passionately written/ read book but it is very punishment based training.

  • Zak George’s Dog Training Revolution

  • The Complete Guide to Raising the Perfect Pet with Love
  • By: Zak George
  • Narrated by: Zak George
  • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 18
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 17

Zak George is a new type of dog trainer. His fresh approach puts a strong emphasis on the relationship with the individual dog - informed by breed-specific traits - allowing people to treat the root cause of behavior issues rather than the symptoms and teach their dogs faster without the use of punishments or stress. For the first time, George has distilled all the information from his hundreds of videos into one master guide.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Loved it. Thanks.

  • By Sylvia Reihana on 05-09-2018

Wonderfully short, simple and explanatory.

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Reviewed: 21-11-2018

Zak has a great compassionate take on dog training and goes through the process of getting and training your dog step by step

  • The Intelligent Investor Rev Ed.

  • By: Benjamin Graham
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 17 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 163
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 162

The greatest investment advisor of the 20th century, Benjamin Graham taught and inspired people worldwide. Graham's philosophy of "value investing" - which shields investors from substantial error and teaches them to develop long-term strategies - has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market Bible ever since its original publication in 1949.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Ideal for paperback

  • By Bhavik on 27-06-2016

Simple, comprehensive and interesting.

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 14-11-2018

Biblical counsel on investing in the 21st century despite being 50 years old. Prerequisite reading for anyone who considers themselves an investor.

  • Hell Island

  • By: Matthew Reilly
  • Narrated by: Sean Mangan
  • Length: 2 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 76
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68

Hell Island does not appear on any maps. It is a secret place where classified experiments have been carried out. Experiments that have gone terribly wrong. When all contact with the island is inexplicably lost, four crack Special Forces units are dropped in. Their mission is to land on Hell Island and discover what has happened. Nothing can prepare them for what they find there. You could say they've just entered Hell. Only that would be wrong. This is much, much worse.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Gorillas ain't thrillers

  • By Jack on 25-10-2018

Gorillas ain't thrillers

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-10-2018

great accents and well read. Cool story, probably could have done with more dragons and less gorillas

  • Invested

  • How Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger Taught Me to Master My Mind, My Emotions, and My Money (with a Little Help from My Dad)
  • By: Danielle Town, Phil Town
  • Narrated by: Danielle Town, Phil Town
  • Length: 10 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 10
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

In this essential handbook - a blend of Rich Dad, Poor Dad and The Happiness Project - the cohost of the wildly popular InvestED podcast shares her yearlong journey learning to invest, as taught to her by her father, investor and best-selling author Phil Town.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Introduction to Investing Book

  • By Jack on 09-10-2018

Great Introduction to Investing Book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-10-2018

A nice personal touch added to a well organized and simplified approach to investing. Thoroughly enjoyed.

  • 100 Minds That Made The Market

  • By: Ken Fisher
  • Narrated by: Dennis Holland
  • Length: 17 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
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    4 out of 5 stars 1

Introducing the new Fisher Investment Series, comprised of engaging and informative titles written by renowned money manager and best-selling author Ken Fisher. This series offers essential insights into the worlds of investing and finance.Over the course of nearly two centuries, the innovations, mistakes, and scandals of different market participants have played an important role in shaping today's financial markets.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting reflection on financial history

  • By Jack on 01-10-2018

Interesting reflection on financial history

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-10-2018

I think it makes a better coffee table than audiobook simply because it's stories dont flow into one another

  • Pride and Prejudice

  • By: Jane Austen
  • Narrated by: Rosamund Pike
  • Length: 11 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 476
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 436
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 436

One of Jane Austen’s most beloved works, Pride and Prejudice, is vividly brought to life by Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike ( Gone Girl). In her bright and energetic performance of this British classic, she expertly captures Austen’s signature wit and tone. Her attention to detail, her literary background, and her performance in the 2005 feature film version of the novel provide the perfect foundation from which to convey the story of Elizabeth Bennett, her four sisters, and the inimitable Mr. Darcy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful reading of a gorgeous book

  • By Belinda on 23-08-2016

uggghhhhhh

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1 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-08-2018

very well written but absolute trash. Clearly classical literature but uses beautiful writing to tell the story of 19th century 'Home and Away' soap opera. Blegh

  • The Hunt for Red October

  • By: Tom Clancy
  • Narrated by: Lance C Fuller
  • Length: 17 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 58
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 58

The runaway international number one best seller that launched Tom Clancy's spectacular career and introduced his acclaimed hero, Jack Ryan, in the ultimate submarine adventure - now reissued with a new cover. Silently, beneath the chill Atlantic waters, Russia's ultrasecret missile submarine, the Red October, is heading west. The Americans want her. The Russians want her back. With all-out war only seconds away, the superpowers race across the ocean on the most desperate mission of a lifetime.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator single handedly sinks Red October

  • By John on 08-03-2018

exhilarating book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-07-2018

Engaging and fast passed with fantastic characters and storyline. certainly not something to put on the background while half concentrating to something else though, at times can take a bit of concentration.

  • Life and Laughing

  • My Story
  • By: Michael McIntyre
  • Narrated by: Michael McIntyre
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 349
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 326
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 327

Michael McIntyre has become Britain’s biggest comedy star. His debut stand-up DVD, Live & Laughing, was the fastest selling of all time, only to be eclipsed by his second, Hello Wembley, which sold over 1.4 million copies and was the 2009 Christmas number one. He hosts his own BAFTA nominated BBC1 series, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, and won the British Comedy Award for Best Live Stand-up in 2009 following his record breaking 54-date Arena tour.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Heart warming, not funny.

  • By Atreides on 31-10-2014

worth a laugh, and perhaps a cry

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-05-2018

A wonderful contrast of hilarious anecdotes and heart felt moments of the life of an extraordinarily funny and resilient man.