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  • Stranger in a Strange Land

  • By: Robert A. Heinlein
  • Narrated by: Martin McDougall
  • Length: 23 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 82

Epic, entertaining, blasphemous, this is the most influential and controversial of Science Fiction novels. Stranger in a Strange Land caused uproar when it was first published as it savaged conventional religious, sexual, and social ideals. Many years in the future, Valentine Michael Smith's upbringing is exceptional. Orphan child to two astronauts killed in space, he is raised on Mars. Twenty-five years later he is "rescued" and brought back to Earth. The initial enthusiasm of the administration in Smith's safe return is soon dampened by the realisation that they cannot control him.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Bloated, Self-Indulgent Waffle saved only in part by great narration

  • By mcfrood on 14-11-2017

hard going

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

Reviewed: 13-11-2017

Struggled to finish. Disliked subordinate female characters. Very dated attitudes. I do not reccomend this book

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  • Born to Run

  • The Hidden Tribe, the Ultra-Runners, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen
  • By: Christopher McDougall
  • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 435
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 383
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 383

Full of incredible characters, amazing athletic achievements, cutting-edge science, and, most of all, pure inspiration, Born to Run is an epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt? In search of an answer, Christopher McDougall sets off to find a tribe of the world's greatest distance runners and learn their secrets - and in the process shows us that everything we thought we knew about running is wrong.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting and v enjoyable

  • By Belinda A. Booth on 01-05-2015

inspiring

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

Reviewed: 30-06-2016

just makes me want to run for days! so inspiring. great and easy to listen to

  • If You're Not First, You're Last

  • Sales Strategies to Dominate Your Market and Beat Your Competition
  • By: Grant Cardone
  • Narrated by: Grant Cardone
  • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 163
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 140
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 140

During economic contractions, it becomes much more difficult to sell your products, maintain your customer base, and gain market share. Mistakes become more costly, and failure becomes a real possibility for all those who are not able to make the transition. But imagine being able to sell your products when others cannot, being able to take market share from your competitors, and knowing the precise formulas that would allow you to expand your sales while others make excuses.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thanks for setting my mind back on course

  • By Amazon Customer on 24-01-2017

Fantastic

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

Reviewed: 04-02-2016

I love listening to Grant narrate his work. He adds an energy to the words that inspires action. I highly recommend this book to anyone who feels they're lacking results in any area of their life. Grant has a no BS way of telling it how it is and encouraging reflection and taking personal responsibility for everything in life.

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