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susan glazier

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  • The Voyage of the Beagle

  • By: Charles Darwin
  • Narrated by: Richard Dawkins
  • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
  • Abridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 4
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 4
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The Voyage of the Beagle - or, to give it its full title, Journal of researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries visited during the Voyage round the World of H.M.S. Beagle under command of Captain FitzRoy, R.N. - is much more than merely an account of Darwin's scientific observations in his 1831 - 36 travels across the globe: it is fine travel writing in its own right.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Recommend to anyone

  • By susan glazier on 26-05-2017

Recommend to anyone

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Reviewed: 26-05-2017

Extremely interesting. Darwin paints a vivid picture. Almost all the wildlife apart from skunks seem to be prodded, dissected, shot or cooked and his observations on humans also great- this is a world of thought and adventure that doesn't exist now

  • Ender's Game

  • Special 20th Anniversary Edition
  • By: Orson Scott Card
  • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki, Harlan Ellison, Gabrielle de Cuir
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 316
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 294
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Why we think it’s a great listen: It’s easy to say that when it comes to sci-fi you either love it or you hate it. But with Ender’s Game, it seems to be you either love it or you love it.... The war with the Buggers has been raging for a hundred years, and the quest for the perfect general has been underway for almost as long. Enter Andrew "Ender" Wiggin, the result of decades of genetic experimentation.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One if the most gripping audio books ever

  • By Thanh on 29-01-2019

One of the best books ever

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Reviewed: 30-12-2015

A cross between Lord of the flies and Starship Troopers. I usually don't finish a book but this one not only did I finish it but reread parts. Maybe I'm still a young boy dreaming of conquering the Universe