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  • The Heroes

  • By: Joe Abercrombie
  • Narrated by: Steven Pacey
  • Length: 23 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 293
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 277
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 275

They say Black Dow's killed more men than winter, and clawed his way to the throne of the North up a hill of skulls. The King of the Union, ever a jealous neighbour, is not about to stand smiling by while he claws his way any higher. The orders have been given and the armies are toiling through the northern mud. Thousands of men are converging on a forgotten ring of stones, on a worthless hill, in an unimportant valley, and they've brought a lot of sharpened metal with them.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • lovely

  • By Mags on 08-07-2019

his best book yet

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-10-2018

possibly his best book in the series. funny, gripping and as always steven pacey is unbelievable

  • Assassin's Quest

  • The Farseer Trilogy, Book 3
  • By: Robin Hobb
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
  • Length: 37 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 521
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 481
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 481

The gripping finale to Robin Hobb’s classic Farseer trilogy. Keystone. Gate. Crossroads. Catalyst. Fitz is about to discover the truth about the Fool's prophecy. Having been resurrected from his fatal tortures in Regal's dungeons, Fitz has once more foiled Regal's attempts to be rid of him. Now, back in his own body, and after months of rehabilitation, Fitz begins the painful and slow process of learning the ways of a man again.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story.. awful narration.

  • By Yoga Satya on 25-06-2017

far better than the second

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4 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-01-2018

not a bad book. at least 15hrs could have been left out! not a fan of how she ends her books

  • Royal Assassin

  • The Farseer Trilogy, Book 2
  • By: Robin Hobb
  • Narrated by: Paul Boehmer
  • Length: 29 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 579
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 541
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 541

Fitz dreams of Red-Ship Raiders sacking a coastal village, leaving not a single man, woman, or child alive. Tortured by this terrible vision, he returns to the Six Duchies court where all is far from well. King Shrewd has been struck down by a mysterious illness and King-in-waiting, Verity, spends all his time attempting to conjure storms to confuse and destroy the Red-Ship Raiders. And when he leaves on an insane mission to seek out the mystical Elderings, Fitz is left alone and friendless but for the wolf Nighteyes.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • great story, average performance

  • By Ben on 13-03-2018

average, nothing mindblowing

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-12-2017

the beginning was very slow and could have cut out the first half. ending was weak and a bit pointless

  • So Long and Thanks for All the Fish

  • By: Douglas Adams
  • Narrated by: Martin Freeman
  • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 182
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 156
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 156

There is a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. It’s not an easy thing to do and Arthur Dent thinks he’s the only human who’s been able to master this nifty little trick - until he meets Fenchurch, the girl of his dreams. Fenchurch knows how the world could be made a good and happy place. Unfortunately she’s forgotten. Convinced that the secret lies within God’s Final Message to His Creation they go in search of it. And in a dramatic break with tradition - actually find it....

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • great but too short

  • By Anonymous User on 16-01-2019

best book since the first

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-04-2017

probably his best since the hitchhikers guide to the galaxy. Freeman is a great narrator.

  • Tilt

  • Shifting Your Strategy from Products to Customers
  • By: Niraj Dawar
  • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
  • Length: 6 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    2 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    1 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 1

Shift your strategy downstream. Why do your customers buy from you rather than from your competitors? If you think the answer is your superior products, think again. Products are important, of course. For decades, businesses sought competitive advantage almost exclusively in activities related to new product creation. They won by building bigger factories, by finding cheaper raw materials or labor, or by coming up with more efficient ways to move and store inventory - and by inventing exciting new products that competitors could not replicate.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • poorly narrated, long winded

  • By Russell on 07-03-2017

poorly narrated, long winded

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-03-2017

started off good but then became quite long winded. the performance was shocking amd felt like i was listening in fast forward. if the narrator was better the book may have been worth it.

  • Winnie the Pooh (Dramatised)

  • By: A. A. Milne
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry, Jane Horrocks, Geoffrey Palmer, and others
  • Length: 2 hrs and 4 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 71
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 62
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 61

Here is an award-winning production with an all-star cast, bringing to life one of the best loved and recognised children's books of all time. This is a full dramatisation with specially composed music.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant! Colourful, lively & entertaining!

  • By Anonymous User on 25-10-2018

poorly written

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-03-2017

I had such high hopes for this book as pooh was my favourite character growing up. the book is such a let down, badly written

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