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Nicholas Brownlee

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  • It Burns

  • The Scandal-Plagued Race to Breed the World’s Hottest Chilli, An Audible Original
  • By: Marc Fennell
  • Narrated by: Marc Fennell
  • Length: 2 hrs and 52 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 799
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 732
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 730

It’s a war filled with larger than life characters. There will be sledging, accusations of cheating, theft and performance enhancing drugs. And allegations that Australia was cheated out of a Guinness World Record. In the process of charting the scandal-plagued race to breed the world’s hottest chilli, the audio documentary lifts the lid on the subculture of ‘Chilli-heads’, hardcore chilli fans spread across the globe who compete in chilli eating and breeding competitions.  

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Genuine and curios

  • By Anonymous User on 28-04-2019

Oddly captivating

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Reviewed: 09-06-2019

A whacky little journey that grabs you. Marc really made something odd, unique and special.

  • Hurricane

  • Victor of the Battle of Britain
  • By: Leo McKinstry
  • Narrated by: Peter Noble
  • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

Leo McKinstry tells the story of the remarkable plane from its designers to the first-hand testimonies of those brave pilots who flew it; he takes in the full military and political background but always keeps the human stories to the fore - to restore the Hawker Hurricane to its rightful place in history. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A machine becomes a character

  • By Nicholas Brownlee on 01-08-2018

A machine becomes a character

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Reviewed: 01-08-2018

Comprehensive in scope and reads like a novel. A truly uniquely written book that just works. I will definitely read his other works.

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