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  • How to Change Your Mind

  • By: Michael Pollan
  • Narrated by: Michael Pollan
  • Length: 13 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 628
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    5 out of 5 stars 559
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    5 out of 5 stars 556

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of How to Change Your Mind, written and read by Michael Pollan. When LSD was first discovered in the 1940s, it seemed to researchers, scientists and doctors as if the world might be on the cusp of psychological revolution. It promised to shed light on the deep mysteries of consciousness as well as offer relief to addicts and the mentally ill. But in the 1960s, with the vicious backlash against the counterculture, all further research was banned. In recent years, however, work has quietly begun again on the amazing potential of LSD, psilocybin and DMT. Could these drugs in fact improve the lives of many people?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By James on 14-06-2018

A journey that everyone should try once.

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-12-2018

Fascinating story of the authors journey and their investigation into the world of psychedelics and their real world worth. Plus the narrator is fantastic, 10/10.

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  • Killing Floor

  • Jack Reacher 1
  • By: Lee Child
  • Narrated by: Dick Hill
  • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 506
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 466
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 462

Jack Reacher jumps off a bus and walks fourteen miles down a country road into Margrave, Georgia. An arbitrary decision he's about to regret. Reacher is the only stranger in town on the day they have had their first homicide in 30 years. The cops arrest Reacher and the police chief turns eyewitness to place him at the scene. As nasty secrets leak out, and the body count mounts, one thing is for sure: They picked the wrong guy to take the fall.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great listen

  • By kellie yeark on 10-03-2015

Beware the stranger in town

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Reviewed: 04-11-2015

Great performance from the narrater. Really enjoyed the story of Reacher exacting his own version of one man's justice. Will definitely be getting the next books in this series. đź“š

0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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  • The Devil You Know

  • A Felix Castor Novel, Book 1
  • By: Mike Carey
  • Narrated by: Michael Kramer
  • Length: 13 hrs and 48 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 18
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    4 out of 5 stars 18
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    4 out of 5 stars 18

Felix Castor used to cast out demons for a living, and London was his stomping grounds. But in a time when the supernatural realm is in upheaval and spilling over into the mundane world of the living, his skills are in renewed demand. With old debts to pay, Castor is left with no choice but to accept one final, well-paying assignment: a seemingly simple exorcism. Trouble is, the more he discovers about the ghost in the archive, the more things refuse to add up.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Great story, dreadful narration...

  • By Rob on 21-10-2015

Dark and amusing.

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Reviewed: 05-10-2015

Really enjoyed the narrators performance, it definitely added colour to the reading. Quite the interesting story too.

  • Waking Up

  • By: Sam Harris
  • Narrated by: Sam Harris
  • Length: 5 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 765
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 681
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 674

For the millions of people who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris’s new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology. From bestselling author, neuroscientist, and “new atheist” Sam Harris, Waking Up is for the increasingly large numbers of people who follow no religion, but who suspect that Jesus, Buddha, Lao Tzu, Rumi, and the other saints and sages of history could not have all been epileptics, schizophrenics, or frauds.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great insight into the mind

  • By sam on 10-03-2015

Thought provoking.

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Reviewed: 27-04-2015

Sam gives an open and honest account of his spiritual journey so far, whilst tackling the relevance of religion, institution and drug use. Really enjoyed his measured delivery.

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  • Homer Box Set: Iliad & Odyssey

  • By: Homer, W. H. D. Rouse - translator
  • Narrated by: Anthony Heald
  • Length: 25 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 83

Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey are unquestionably two of the greatest epic masterpieces in Western literature. Though more than 2,700 years old, their stories of brave heroics, capricious gods, and towering human emotions are vividly timeless. The Iliad can justly be called the world’s greatest war epic. The terrible and long-drawn-out siege of Troy remains one of the classic campaigns. The Odyssey chronicles the many trials and adventures Odysseus must pass through on his long journey home from the Trojan wars to his beloved wife.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Epic

  • By Corey on 30-08-2018

10/10

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Reviewed: 12-09-2014

What did you like most about Homer Box Set: Iliad & Odyssey?

Exceptional narration from Anthony Heald, captures the romanticism of the classical Greek epics.

3 of 8 people found this review helpful