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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything

  • By: Bill Bryson
  • Narrated by: William Roberts
  • Length: 18 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,599
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,435
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,427

A Short History of Nearly Everything is Bill Bryson's quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization. He takes subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry, and particle physics, and aims to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be interested in science. In the company of some extraordinary scientists, Bill Bryson reveals the world in a way most of us have never seen it before.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Not what I expected but brilliant!

  • By Michael on 27-11-2015

great brief history of...well everything.

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Reviewed: 12-11-2018

Got a little drawn out near the end but the first half regarding space etc was very interesting. I would recommend this book.

  • Jurassic Park

  • A Novel
  • By: Michael Crichton
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 393
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 375
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 373

Audie Award, Science Fiction, 2016. An astonishing technique for recovering and cloning dinosaur DNA has been discovered. Now humankind's most thrilling fantasies have come true. Creatures extinct for eons roam Jurassic Park with their awesome presence and profound mystery, and all the world can visit them - for a price.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Many differences from the movie

  • By Brenton on 23-01-2018

Incredible

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Reviewed: 15-03-2018

I love the movie, bit this is far, far better. highly recommended. very captivating and suspenseful at times! 10/10

  • Band of Brothers

  • E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne, from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest
  • By: Stephen E. Ambrose
  • Narrated by: Tim Jerome
  • Length: 12 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 105
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 99
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 97

Easy Company, 506th Airborne Division, U.S. Army, was as good a rifle company as any in the world. From their rigorous training in Georgia in 1942 to D-Day and victory, Ambrose tells the story of this remarkable company, which kept getting the tough assignments. Easy Company was responsible for everything from parachuting into France early D-Day morning to the capture of Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden. Band of Brothers is the account of the men of this remarkable unit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Love it

  • By Dave on 10-01-2016

Incredible.

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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: 07-02-2018

this book was by far better then the tv series...and I've watched the tv series at least ten times round. highly recommended.