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  • Fool's Assassin

  • Fitz and the Fool, Book 1
  • By: Robin Hobb
  • Narrated by: Lee Maxwell-Simpson, Avita Jay
  • Length: 28 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 306
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 274
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 275

Tom Badgerlock has been living peaceably in the manor house at Withywoods with his beloved wife, Molly, these many years, the estate a reward to his family for loyal service to the crown. But behind the facade of respectable middle-age lies a turbulent and violent past. For Tom Badgerlock is actually FitzChivalry Farseer, bastard scion of the Farseer line, convicted user of Beast-magic, and assassin. A man who has risked much for his king and lost more....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • more Fitz and fool

  • By V on 01-08-2017

Narrators and series

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

Reviewed: 07-10-2018

Don't switch narrators if it can be helped. Lee Maxwell-Simpson is great - but he's put in an awful position of trying to take on somebody elses work. Avita Jay was fantastic.

Story lacked a little of the special sauce the previous series had but was still great - and still far better than the first series... there's only so many morbid and repetitive captured and tortured arcs that a person can deal with before they tune out.

Thank you for another amazing book Robin Hobb!

  • Fool's Errand

  • Tawny Man Trilogy, Book 1
  • By: Robin Hobb
  • Narrated by: Nick Taylor
  • Length: 23 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 341
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 318
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 317

Return to the world of the Farseers… Robin Hobb’s best loved characters, Fitz , The Fool and Nighteyes the wolf, face new adventures and trials in the first book of The Tawny Man trilogy. When Assassin’s Quest closed, Fitz was living in self-imposed exile. Wracked with pain, he had chosen to discard the magical gifts that had seen him survive the wonders and torments of navigating the legendary city of the Elderlings, and of raising a dragon.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Terrible Performance for a great story

  • By Evan on 10-10-2018

Amazing

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

Reviewed: 30-08-2018

So much better than the first series.
However, whomever produces these may consider having some breaks at the end of each chapter.
'something, something and something else' said such and such character, recalling a disturbing and pivotal part of the previous boo... CHAPTER 57!!! WHO COULD BELIEVE!!!???!!?

You're being carried along gently through an important part of the book, just to get screamed at when the next chapter rolls over half a second later.

  • The Broken Eye

  • Lightbringer, Book Three
  • By: Brent Weeks
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 29 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 366
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 337
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 337

As the old gods awaken and satrapies splinter, the Chromeria races to find the only man who might still end a civil war before it engulfs the known world. But Gavin Guile has been captured by an old enemy and enslaved on a pirate galley. Worse still, Gavin has lost more than his powers as Prism - he can't use magic at all. Without the protection of his father, Kip Guile will face a master of shadows as his grandfather moves to choose a new Prism and put himself in power.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Each book gets better then the last!

  • By Nathaniel on 05-08-2017

Required Heading

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

Reviewed: 12-04-2018

Great 'read'.
Great narrator.
These are the eleven words I need to make it legit.

  • Sapiens

  • By: Yuval Noah Harari
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 15 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 6,044
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,256
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5,226

Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it. Us. We are the most advanced and most destructive animals ever to have lived. What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us sapiens? In this bold and provocative audiobook, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here, and where we're going.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Thought-provoking

  • By Anonymous User on 30-08-2017

Great book. But how accurate?

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-01-2018

Not sure why this author thinks there are no Tasmanian Aboriginal people left? Great book in general though, very accessible and very interesting. Narrator is excellent. But there does seem to be some controversy over the authors narratives and research. I caught one two innacurate parts and when that's combined with a subjective narrative alarm bells start to ring. Wouldn't take it as gospel but also couldn't stop listening :) Thanks for great listen Yuval, Derek and Audible!