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  • Anansi Boys

  • By: Neil Gaiman
  • Narrated by: Lenny Henry
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 227
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    5 out of 5 stars 204
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 202

A kaleidoscopic journey deep into myth from best-selling storytelling legend Neil Gaiman. A BBC Radio 4 adaptation of Anansi Boys, featuring an all-star cast lead by Lenny Henry, will premiere on Christmas Day 2017. Fat Charlie Nancy is not actually fat. He was fat once but he is definitely not fat now. No, right now Fat Charlie Nancy is angry, confused and more than a little scared - right now his life is spinning out of control, and it is all his dad's fault.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By Erin on 20-09-2016

So much fun.

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Reviewed: 14-02-2017

Such a great Gaiman story, and Lenny was an amazing pick for the narrator. His reading really brought the book to life in a whole new way for me.

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  • Subliminal

  • How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behaviour
  • By: Leonard Mlodinow
  • Narrated by: Leonard Mlodinow
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 60

Leonard Mlodinow, the best-selling author of The Drunkard's Walk and coauthor of The Grand Design (with Stephen Hawking) and War of the Worldviews (with Deepak Chopra) here examines how the unconscious mind shapes our experience of the world, and how, for instance, we often misperceive everything from our relationships with family, friends and business associates, the reasons for our investment decisions, to our own past.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Fascinating!

  • By 512j on 08-09-2017

Fascinating & useful!

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Reviewed: 25-01-2017

I found this much more accessible than the author's other book I listened to before it, "The Drunkard's Walk". As someone with very little grasp of mathematics, the numbers in the other were a little overwhelming. This, however, is a fantastic book which is accessible & useful to anyone. Fascinating stories & studies in which I learnt much about psychology & sociology. Read this book to learn more about your own mind and the world you live in, from social situations to politics.