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  • Depends What You Mean by Extremist

  • Going Rogue with Australian Deplorables
  • By: John Safran
  • Narrated by: John Safran
  • Length: 8 hrs and 36 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 412
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 380
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 378

No one turns up where they're not wanted quite like John Safran. In this hilarious and disorienting adventure, he gets among our diverse community of white nationalists, ISIS supporters, anarchists and more, digging away at the contradictions that many would prefer be left unexamined. Who is this black puppet master among the white nationalists? And this Muslim fundamentalist who geeks out on Monty Python? Is there a secret radicalisation network operating in John’s own Jewish suburb?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nasally voices are my thing

  • By Anonymous User on 12-07-2017

not really that great

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1 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-03-2019

Hard to listen to. Tried for about 2 hours to see the humour or even what is trying to be said. Maybe its not the right topic for me.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • Wonder

  • By: R J Palacio
  • Narrated by: Kate Rudd, Nick Podehl, Diana Steele
  • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 366
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 326
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 325

Wonder is the funny, sweet and incredibly moving story of Auggie Pullman. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, this shy, bright ten-year-old has been home-schooled by his parents for his whole life, in an attempt to protect him from the stares and cruelty of the outside world. Now, for the first time, Auggie is being sent to a real school - and he's dreading it. The thing is, Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great story an annoying narrator

  • By olimpia on 18-11-2016

Amazing story

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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: 22-04-2018

This was truly a beautiful book! Loved it! I highly recommend! I liked the different perspectives of the different characters. I like how deep down this is book of inner beauty!!!

  • Michael Jordan

  • The Life
  • By: Roland Lazenby
  • Narrated by: Bob Souer
  • Length: 21 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 234
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 212
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 212

When most people think of Michael Jordan, they think of the beautiful shots, his body totally in sync with the ball, hitting nothing but net. He is responsible for incredible moments so ingrained in basketball history that they have their own names: The Shrug, The Shot, The Flu Game. But for all his greatness, there's also a dark side to Jordan: a ruthless competitor, a gambler. There's never been a biography that balanced these personas-until now.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Meh

  • By Andrew on 20-06-2018

It’s ok. Story about the greatest basketballs ever.

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

Reviewed: 28-01-2018

I liked this. It was really interesting but it did go on and on about scores of games and the running commentary of the games. I am oils of liked to know more about the drive of this man. Why, he acted the way he did with gambling? For a 20 hour audiobook, it left questions unanswered.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • How Google Works

  • By: Eric Schmidt, Jonathan Rosenberg
  • Narrated by: Holter Graham, Jonathan Rosenberg
  • Length: 9 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 132
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 112
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 113

Both Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg came to Google as seasoned Silicon Valley business executives, but over the course of a decade they came to see the wisdom in Coach John Wooden's observation that 'it's what you learn after you know it all that counts'. As they helped grow Google from a young start-up to a global icon, they relearned everything they knew about management.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Inspiring story of individual empowerment

  • By Derek Laney on 04-01-2015

Drones on a bit

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

Reviewed: 18-08-2017

This went on for ages. Some interesting points but a lot of droning!! Was expecting better!

  • The Crossroad

  • By: Mark Donaldson
  • Narrated by: David Tredinnick
  • Length: 13 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 956
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 879
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 877

On 2 September ,2008, in a valley in eastern Afghanistan, Trooper Mark Donaldson made a split-second decision that would change his life. His display of extraordinary courage that day saw him awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia, making him the first Australian to receive our highest award for bravery in wartime since Keith Payne in 1969.Yet Mark's journey to those crucial moments in Afghanistan was almost as exceptional as the acts that led to his VC.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant

  • By craig on 07-01-2016

Amazing!!!!!

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

Reviewed: 14-08-2017

I loved this audiobook. The story...incredible!!! Mark, you are a true hero and an inspiration!!! May I one day get to meet such and true Aussie!!! Thank you for your story!!!