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Jaswant Jonnada

BENGALURU, KARNATAKA
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  • The Art of War [Blackstone Version]

  • By: Sun-Tzu, translation by John Minford
  • Narrated by: Lorna Raver, Ray Porter
  • Length: 12 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 21

For more than two thousand years, The Art of War has stood as a cornerstone of Chinese culture, a lucid epigrammatic text that reveals as much about human psychology, politics, and economics as it does about battlefield strategy. The influence of Sun-Tzu's text has grown tremendously in the West in recent years, with military leaders, politicians, and corporate executives alike finding valuable insight in these ancient words.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • old time fav

  • By Krystal on 08-03-2018

Not a great narrative. But a great content

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

Reviewed: 26-11-2018

The content was great, but the narration, where commentary was provided by different sources, was bad. The voice sounded very sober and dull. This is bad for an interesting topic.

  • The P.G. Wodehouse Collection

  • By: P. G. Wodehouse
  • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
  • Length: 15 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 28
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 28

This title includes not only the entire audiobook of Right Ho, Jeeves, but also all of the P.G. Wodehouse titles in the current Classic Tales library. It also includes a Jeeves short story only available in the collection: "Extricating Young Gussie". The complete running time is over 15 hours. All titles have been remastered, and have never sounded better!

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Ignore this collection

  • By M. Cooney on 11-02-2017

Awesome comedy

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-06-2018

Liked it a lot. You will have a hearty laugh. Harrison also did a great job.

  • The Blind Watchmaker

  • Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design
  • By: Richard Dawkins
  • Narrated by: Richard Dawkins, Lalla Ward
  • Length: 14 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 67

The Blind Watchmaker, knowledgably narrated by author Richard Dawkins, is as prescient and timely a book as ever. The watchmaker belongs to the 18th-century theologian William Paley, who argued that just as a watch is too complicated and functional to have sprung into existence by accident, so too must all living things, with their far greater complexity, be purposefully designed. Charles Darwin's brilliant discovery challenged the creationist arguments; but only Richard Dawkins could have written this elegant riposte.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Narration poor

  • By Malcolm on 13-01-2019

Perfect guide of evolution with natural selection

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-05-2018

I liked this book a lot. The selfish gene was too technical, but this was much high level. Waiting for the extended phenotype audio book to be published

  • The Bhagavad Gita

  • By: Eknath Easwaran
  • Narrated by: Paul Bazely
  • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 68

The Bhagavad Gita, "The Song of the Lord", is the best known of all the Indian scriptures, and Easwaran's reliable and accessible version has consistently been the best-selling translation. Easwaran's introduction places the Gita in its historical setting and brings out the universality and timelessness of its teachings. Chapter introductions give clear explanations of key concepts in that chapter.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Listen without the commentary

  • By Philippe Bourse on 09-04-2018

Great summary of the huge bhagavad gita

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

Reviewed: 09-11-2017

Bhagavad Gita is a great scripture. All the key qualities are well summarized and explained. Must read/listen

  • The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita

  • Explained by Paramhansa Yogananda
  • By: Swami Kriyananda
  • Narrated by: Swami Kriyananda
  • Length: 19 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

Rarely in a lifetime does a new spiritual classic appear that has the power to change people's lives and transform future generations. This is such a book. The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita: Explained by Paramhansa Yogananda shares the profound insights of Yogananda, author of Autobiography of a Yogi, as remembered by one of his few remaining direct disciples, Swami Kriyananda.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Awesome<br />

  • By Anonymous User on 27-03-2018

Good book

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

Reviewed: 08-08-2017

Very much dedicated to kriya yoga. Bhagavad Gita meaning adjusted to kriya yoga. Thank you

  • It

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Steven Weber
  • Length: 44 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,035
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 977
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 980

To the children, the town was their whole world. To the adults, knowing better, Derry, Maine, was just their hometown: familiar, well ordered for the most part. A good place to live. It was the children who saw - and felt - what made Derry so horribly different. In the storm drains, in the sewers, IT lurked, taking on the shape of every nightmare, each one's deepest dread. Sometimes IT reached up, seizing, tearing, killing....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • unbelievable narration.

  • By Travis on 13-10-2016

Great book. Nice thriller. Must read for thriller

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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: 24-05-2017

Must read for all thriller lovers. Excellent narration. Great expression. Thrilling story. You will love it

  • The Pirate

  • By: Harold Robbins
  • Narrated by: David Baker
  • Length: 11 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
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    5 out of 5 stars 1
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In a raging sandstorm, two men with their pregnant wives fatefully meet in the desert: Samir Al Fay, a Muslim doctor whose son will be named heir to the Prince of Beirut; and Isaiah Ben Ezra, a grizzled Jewish militant Zionist heading to the Promised Land. The women give birth - Samir's unconscious wife delivers a stillborn girl, Ben Ezra's wife dies delivering a healthy boy.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narration

  • By Jaswant Jonnada on 07-01-2017

Narration

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-01-2017

Narration was very good
But for people witb no knowledge of french it is difficult to follow

  • The Stand

  • By: Stephen King
  • Narrated by: Grover Gardner
  • Length: 47 hrs and 47 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 685
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 655
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 651

First came the days of the plague. Then came the dreams. Dark dreams that warned of the coming of the dark man. The apostate of death, his worn-down boot heels tramping the night roads. The warlord of the charnel house and Prince of Evil. His time is at hand. His empire grows in the west and the Apocalypse looms. For hundreds of thousands of fans who read The Stand in its original version and wanted more, this new edition is Stephen King's gift.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of my favourites

  • By Dale on 07-01-2015

Great narration and even great story. Loved it.

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

Reviewed: 10-12-2016

Loved it. very long but worth every bit. Loved the trashcanman episode. Please do try it.