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  • Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection Part 1

  • By: Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry - introductions
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
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    5 out of 5 stars 2
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    5 out of 5 stars 2

Ever since he made his first appearance in A Study In Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes has enthralled and delighted millions of fans throughout the world. Now Audible is proud to present Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection, read by Stephen Fry. A lifelong fan of Doyle's detective fiction, Fry has narrated the complete works of Sherlock Holmes - four novels and five collections of short stories.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • What a thrilling work.

  • By Jeff P on 13-11-2017

What a thrilling work.

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Reviewed: 13-11-2017

Stephen Fry reads the entire collection. what a wonderful way to relive the stories of my childhood. Stephen Fry is a such a good narrator of audio books, it is like being read too by Watson and Holmes.
I hope you , will listen and enjoy this collection as much as I have.

  • A Life in Parts

  • By: Bryan Cranston
  • Narrated by: Bryan Cranston
  • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 393
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    5 out of 5 stars 369
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 366

Bryan Cranston landed his first role at seven, when his father, a struggling actor and director, cast him in a commercial. Soon Bryan was haunting the local movie theater, reenacting scenes with his older brother. Acting was clearly his destiny - until one day his father disappeared. As a young man on a classic cross-country motorcycle trip, he found himself stranded at a rest area in the Blue Ridge Mountains. To pass the time, he read a tattered copy of Hedda Gabler, and in a flash he found himself face-to-face with his original calling.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect

  • By Amazon Customer on 27-10-2016

Inciteful

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Reviewed: 20-03-2017

What an interesting account of his life. love him in Braking Bad but not sure I would swap places. His account of his quest to act and the fame and lack of privacy, is sad.
Well read and maintains the listeners interest.
Well done, Brian.

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  • Not Dead Yet

  • By: Phil Collins
  • Narrated by: Phil Collins
  • Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 70
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 65
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 66

Phil Collins gained fame as both the drummer and the lead singer for Genesis and continues to enjoy worldwide success today. He's one of only three recording artists who have sold over 100 million albums both as solo artists and separately as principal members of bands - the other two being Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very telling Biography

  • By Ros H. on 16-01-2017

So Glad

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Reviewed: 22-12-2016

An interesting insight into the life of Phil Collins. This gifted drummer, singer and performer narrates a warts and all history of his life.
At times, I felt quite sorry for him. Not always enjoyable, but I am sure he may not have enjoyed recalling some of those times either.

  • One's Company

  • A Journey to China in 1933
  • By: Peter Fleming
  • Narrated by: David Shaw-Parker
  • Length: 10 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
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    5 out of 5 stars 1
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    5 out of 5 stars 1

Catching all the fascination and humour of travel in out-of-the-way places, One's Company is Peter Fleming's account of his journey through Russia and Manchuria to China when he was Special Correspondent to The Times in the 1930s. Fleming spent seven months with the "object of investigating the Communist situation in South China" at a time when, as far as he knew, "no previous journey had been made to the anti-communist front by a foreigner", and on its publication in 1934, One's Company won widespread critical acclaim.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A romp through China.

  • By Jeff P on 30-04-2016

A romp through China.

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Reviewed: 30-04-2016

A wonderful story about travel through China in the early 1930's contrasted with 30's USA, at the end of the book.
Fleming writes with self deprecating humour and allows you to see the journey through his eyes. A glimpse of a world long past when travel was a novelty and the world rested on the edge.

  • No True Glory

  • A Frontline Account of the Battle for Fallujah
  • By: Bing West
  • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
  • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
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    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 4

Based on months spent with the battalions in Fallujah and hundreds of interviews at every level (senior policymakers, negotiators, generals, and soldiers and Marines on the front lines) No True Glory is a testament to the bravery of the American soldier and a cautionary tale about the complex, and often costly, interconnected roles of policy, politics, and battle in the twenty-first century.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Engaging and Deeply informative

  • By Anonymous User on 22-07-2018

A story that needed telling.

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Reviewed: 17-04-2015

Well told and read. a comprehensive view of Iraq in the post invasion period.
how decisions made by politicians and diplomats ignore those that know better.
the facts are enlivened with accounts of conflicts about real soldiers and mot just pieces on a board.
a great story.