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J. A. Varzaly

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An excellent sequel

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-12-2019

I've really enjoyed all of Ryan Holidays books that I've read - particularly the obstacle is the waytand ego is the enemy. The audio format of these was great to hear the author read it.
I found stillness is the key to be a great sequel in the series.
My only criticism would be that the first couple hours were hard to get into - the premise only came out around 2 hours in. Also, the book was read with quite an odd cadence (particularly early on).
Despite this the overall theme was excellent and the topics explored were fascinating while being well thought out.
Very enjoyable.

Not terribly engaging

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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-12-2019

Some interesting ideas presented here, but ultimately a bit dry and a struggle to finish. Tried to cover too much ground going over lots of ideas from many other people that you likely would have heard already.

Timely

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4 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 13-11-2018

Interesting, thought provoking and philosophical. An in depth analysis of time beyond what many may have ever thought before.
The narration by Benedict Cumberbatch was exquisitely matched and wonderfully presented.

A wonderful look at the history of physics

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Reviewed: 10-09-2017

Such a fascinating look at the history of physics and the part played by Einstein which has shaped the understanding of our physical reality in a more monumental way then most of us have ever realised. A must read for science and history enthusiasts alike!

Great book with a great overview of astrophysics

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Reviewed: 02-08-2017

The book is very interesting and is presented in such an engaging manner by Neil deGrasse Tyson (him reading was a major reason I bought this one!).

Very good, but I feel like a lot was left out

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4 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 22-07-2017

The story and narrating ability if John Cleese yo make things funny is truly wonderful. But I would have liked to hear more about Fawlty Towers and how he wrote that with Connie Booth - which was completely absent from this. This is a shame as it was one of the primary reasons for buying this. Otherwise it was indeed very good.

Excellent book - know the importance self mastery.

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 25-11-2016

A wonderful companion to the obstacle is the way. While at times it almost seems self deprecating in it's nature, it delivers wonderfully salient points that we need to remember. Very enjoyable and thought provoking.