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  • Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said

  • By: Philip K. Dick
  • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
  • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 14
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 12

Jason Taverner - world-famous talk show host and man-about-town - wakes up one day to find that no one knows who he is - including the vast databases of the totalitarian government. And in a society where lack of identification is a crime, Taverner has no choice but to go on the run with a host of shady characters, including crooked cops and dealers of alien drugs. But do they know more than they are letting on? And just how can a person's identity be erased overnight?

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Classic Dick though not my favourite

  • By Anonymous User on 09-02-2019

Classic Dick though not my favourite

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

Reviewed: 09-02-2019

Well read and well wrapped up but a little... pointless feeling. Sounded like PKD was reading a lot of Kafka. Theres that cyclic beaurocratic vibe to it. Didnt live it. Didnt hate it

  • Feed

  • By: M.T. Anderson
  • Narrated by: David Aaron Baker
  • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 34
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 31
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 31

Titus' ability to read, write and even think for himself has been almost completely obliterated by his "feed", a transmitter implanted directly into his brain. Feeds are a crucial part of life for Titus and his friends. After all, how else would they know where to party on the moon, how to get bargains at Weatherbee & Crotch or how to accessorize the mysterious lesions everyone's been getting?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Encapsulates the mood so well!

  • By Felicity on 08-08-2017

Harrowing and heartbreaking

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-12-2018

Should be a warning an a sign of the times for our social media sarurated world. A beautiful story with fantastic narration.

  • High Fidelity

  • By: Nick Hornby
  • Narrated by: Russell Tovey
  • Length: 8 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of High Fidelity by Nick Hornby, read by Russell Tovey. Nick Hornby's first novel, an international best seller and instantly recognized by critics and readers alike as a classic, helps to explain men to women and men to men. Rob is good on music: he owns a small record shop and has strong views on what's decent and what isn't. But he's much less good on relationships.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • GREAT BOOK BUT THE NARRATOR FAILS IN HIS ACCENTS

  • By jennifer on 18-11-2018

Good, ultimately heartwarming book

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-09-2018

A coming of age story about being mid thirties and getting your shit together. I rate it.

  • On Writing

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Stephen King
  • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 279
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 278

In June of 1999, Stephen King was hit by a van while walking along the shoulder of a country road in Maine. Six operations were required to save his life and mend his broken body. When he was finally able to sit up, he immediately started writing. This book - part biography, part a collection of tips for the aspiring writer - is the extraordinary result.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Cracker of a book

  • By seth on 02-07-2017

Great book from a great writer

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-09-2018

A beautiful volume from one of the true workhorse writers of the world. This gives you a bit of down to earth horse sense on how to get started. Kings narration is friendly and straightforward like a kindly uncle. This is my second listen through and I'm sure not my last.

  • The Truth

  • The Truth: Discworld, Book 25
  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Tony Robinson
  • Length: 3 hrs and 43 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7

William de Worde is the accidental editor of the Discworld's first newspaper. Now he must cope with the traditional perils of a journalist's life: people who want him dead, a recovering vampire with a suicidal fascination for flash photography, some more people who want him dead in a different way and, worst of all, the man who keeps begging him to publish pictures of his humorously shaped potatoes. William just wants to get at the truth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A nice satire on modern media. Good fun

  • By Anonymous User on 10-09-2018

A nice satire on modern media. Good fun

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-09-2018

A nice satire on modern media. Good fun for a low investment of time. Thumbs up.

  • What Does This Button Do?

  • By: Bruce Dickinson
  • Narrated by: Bruce Dickinson
  • Length: 11 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 85

Pioneers of Britain's nascent Rock and Metal scene back in the late 1970s, Iron Maiden smashed its way to the top, thanks in no small part to the high-octane performances, operatic singing style, and stage presence of its second, but twice-longest-serving, lead singer, Bruce Dickinson. As Iron Maiden's front man - first from 1981 to 1993, and then from 1999 to the present - Dickinson has been, and remains, a man of legend.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Superbly Entertaining

  • By Anonymous User on 19-06-2018

Brilliant

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-08-2018

The highs, the lows, all narrated with a sense of humour and aplomb. Will revisit.

  • The Barefoot Investor

  • The Only Money Guide You'll Ever Need
  • By: Scott Pape
  • Narrated by: Scott Pape
  • Length: 6 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 8,213
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 7,315
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 7,254

This is the only money guide you'll ever need. That's a bold claim, given there are already thousands of finance books on the shelves. So what makes this one different? You'll get a step-by-step formula: open this account, then do this; call this person, and say this; invest money here and not there. All with a glass of wine in your hand.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Perfect for Australians, not so much for others

  • By Rob on 29-06-2017

Simply an awesome book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-07-2018

Fantastic, simple steps in a simple easy to understand format. Ive read hundreds of self help and financial books and this is easily the most actionable. Scott's narration is great and hilarious in a Dad joke kind of way. I'll be recommending this to my family and friends.

  • Ubik

  • By: Philip K. Dick
  • Narrated by: Luke Daniels
  • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 49
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46

Glen Runciter runs a lucrative business - deploying his teams of anti-psychics to corporate clients who want privacy and security from psychic spies. But when he and his top team are ambushed by a rival, he is gravely injured and placed in "half-life," a dreamlike state of suspended animation. Soon, though, the surviving members of the team begin experiencing some strange phenomena, such as Runciter's face appearing on coins and the world seeming to move backward in time.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great narration of one of the best P.K Dick books

  • By Amazon Customer on 24-05-2016

Fantastic. Classic PKD

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 30-03-2018

Amazingly crafted story, brings all the pieces together... almost. The narration here is simply flawless. Second time listening through and it only gets better.

  • The Shallows

  • How the Internet Is Changing the Way We Think, Read and Remember
  • By: Nicholas Carr
  • Narrated by: Paul Michael Garcia
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 13

"Is Google making us stupid?" When Nicholas Carr posed that question in an Atlantic Monthly cover story, he tapped into a well of anxiety about how the Internet is changing us. He also crystallized one of the most important debates of our time: as we enjoy the Internet’s bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply? Now, Carr expands his argument into the most compelling exploration yet published of the Internet’s intellectual and cultural consequences.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Good but hard to follow sometimes

  • By Anonymous User on 25-12-2018

Informative and a little harrowing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-03-2018

Gives credence to the idea that all those little moments of wasted time might not be wasted. A somewhat frightening cataloguing of how computer s and the internet are changing us.

  • Infinite Jest

  • By: David Foster Wallace
  • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
  • Length: 56 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 51
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 46

A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to so dominate our lives; about how our desire for entertainment affects our need to connect with other people; and about what the pleasures we choose say about who we are.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • infinite trip

  • By tom on 23-08-2017

Genius who needed a better editor

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-10-2017

Great book in a circuitous, fractured, imperfect, frustrating way. Might read it again. well see.