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Lily Davison

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A Knight To Remember!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-11-2017

I honestly enjoyed this more then Game of Thrones. It has the rich, complex world with interesting and loveable characters and an engaging narrative. I enjoyed the audiobook version read by Harry Lloyd (who plays Viserys Targaryen)! He embodies the characters and really brought them to life. His voices were consistent and fitting with the character's stations and backgrounds. I can't wait for more of these stories and I hope Harry Lloyd continues his narration of all Westeros novels!

Freakily Fascinating

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-06-2017

The invention of a genre is always an interesting read.

Mary Shelley's classic, and the worlds first, science fiction novel is brought to life by the animated and enthralling voice of Dan Stevens. His characterisation is involved but does not go into the silly or stupid. You are never yanked out of the stories captivating grasp, but encouraged to lose yourself in the story and the characters.

A classic read with passion.

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A Classic in Crime Fiction

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-06-2017

This novel is, arguably, the first crime novel and inspired an entire genre, character tropes, and basic plotting elements. From the 'detective craze' to the 'innocent beauty' this novel has it all.

It is performed well and maintains interest even if the characters are a bit one dimensional and the plot lags at times.

A must read for crime fiction buffs.

Sinister and Sensational!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-06-2017

A fantastic novel narrated wonderfully. From the famous first like "Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again", to the final reveal this novel is creepy, curious and an outstanding read.

Anna Massey does an amazing job narrating, bring Daphne Du Maurier's characters a breath of life.

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Anne of the wonderfully narrated story

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Reviewed: 15-04-2017

Anne of Green Gables is a classic and much loved in my household. I truly enjoyed listening to Rachel McAdams reading Anne. She brings the characters further to life and embodies each ones spirit well. Her Anne was perfect, allowing for a rich and vibrant spirit, whilst not neglecting the lows and hardships Anne has been through. I thoroughly enjoyed this book, but I do wish Rachel McAdams would narrate the rest of the series.

A classic I ardently admire and love

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-03-2017

This novel is a story of love, family, respect and learning. Performed admirably, the tale of Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy comes to life and enthrals for the duration of the novel. A book I re-read again and again became much more enjoyable through this amazing audio book.

Poker face required!

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-01-2017

A fantastic mystery, originally described at Poirot’s made to measure murder in ‘the ABC murders’ Christie writes a fantastic mystery. It’ll keep you guessing until the very end and Hugh Fraser does an amazing job as always. Also the first book with Ariadne Oliver! I do love a bit of author self insertion.

A great narrator? 'Hugh' bet!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-11-2016

A cracking mystery made all the more enjoyable by the talents of Hugh Fraser as narrator. Definitely one I will come back to.

The Second Novel in an Amazing series

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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: 20-11-2016

If you could sum up Murder on the Ballarat Train in three words, what would they be?

Engrossing, Engaging, Enchanting.

What did you like best about this story?

Greenwood has a such a strong sense of the characters that they drive the plot and make the story much more interesting

Which scene did you most enjoy?

Any scene with Dot and Phryne.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Phryne adopting both Jane and Ruth. Not choosing one 'like they're kittens'

Classic re-vamp of the genre

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

Reviewed: 20-11-2016

What made the experience of listening to Interview With The Vampire the most enjoyable?

The narrater had a soothing and pleasing voice that embodied the consistent calm of Rice's characters.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I find Lestat to be extremely interesting, someone who craves control, but hates being bored. A man desperate for companionship, but loathes most people.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

Louis being turned was fascinating and described in a detail that I hadn't read before.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

The actual plot seemed to drag slightly, and lack drive, but it was interesting to listen to.

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