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  • Snobs

  • By: Julian Fellowes
  • Narrated by: Richard Morant
  • Length: 10 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 30
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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    4 out of 5 stars 27

Edith Lavery is a woman on the make. The attractive only child of a middle-class accountant, she leaves behind her dull job in a Chelsea estate agents and manages to bag one of the most eligible bachelors of the day: Charles Broughton, heir to the Marquess of Uckfield. But is life amongst the upper echelons of 'good' society all that it seems? Edith soon discovers there's much more to the aristocracy than dancing in Anabel's, shooting small birds and understanding which fork to use at dinner.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Snobs

  • By Anonymous User on 01-03-2019

Loved it

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Reviewed: 17-06-2018

Brilliant listen, I can quite easily believe that the world of Mr Fellowes’s characters works the way he describes it. The fact is I will probably never know, but it makes a good book. I really wanted it to end differently though...

  • Career of Evil

  • Cormoran Strike, Book 3
  • By: Robert Galbraith
  • Narrated by: Robert Glenister
  • Length: 17 hrs and 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 659
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 629
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 628

When a mysterious package is delivered to Robin Ellacott, she is horrified to discover that it contains a woman's severed leg. Her boss, private detective Cormoran Strike, is less surprised but no less alarmed. There are four people from his past whom he thinks could be responsible - and Strike knows that any one of them is capable of sustained and unspeakable brutality.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • My favourite Cormoran Strike novel thus far

  • By V on 24-10-2015

Absolutely bloody marvellous

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Reviewed: 02-04-2018

I can hardly wait for the next audio book, I hope there will be happy ending for R and C!

  • My Family and Other Animals

  • BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatization
  • By: Gerald Durrell
  • Narrated by: Celia Imrie, Toby Jones
  • Length: 1 hr and 54 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 3

Celia Imrie and Toby Jones star in this BBC Radio 4 dramatisation of Gerald Durrell's much-loved comic gem. My Family and Other Animals is the classic tale of naturalist Gerald Durrell's magical 1930s childhood on pre-war Corfu. His descriptions of his eccentric family and his encounters with the local creatures are full of humour and charm, and the book has delighted fans of all ages for 60 years. .

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Most brilliant book

  • By Irma on 08-10-2017

Most brilliant book

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 08-10-2017

You will want to move to Corfu after listening to the story, I have read the book, watched the series, listened to the story but it never cease to bring joy.

  • A Breath of French Air

  • The Larkin Novels, Volume 2
  • By: H. E. Bates
  • Narrated by: Philip Franks
  • Length: 4 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6

In the second novel in the Pop Larkin series, the Larkin family descends upon Brittany in France. Like fish out of water, they find that things don't quite turn out their way: The weather is less than ideal, the food is awful, and the hotel is in a bad state of repair. But things slowly improve as Pop manages to sweet-talk Mlle Dupont, Angela Snow and her sister, Iris; and Charley and Mariette celebrate their first wedding anniversary. A Breath of French Air is a delightful book full of nostalgia, fun, and frivolity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Just the ticket, perfect

  • By Irma on 06-10-2017

Just the ticket, perfect

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-10-2017

The story cheered me up every time I listened to it, the narrator was excellent, 'will have more of that!'