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  • The Penguin Lessons

  • By: Tom Michell
  • Narrated by: Bill Nighy
  • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 12

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Penguin Lessons by Tom Michell, read by Bill Nighy. 'I was hoping against hope that the penguin would survive because as of that instant he had a name, and with his name came the beginning of a bond which would last a life-time.' Tom Michell is in his roaring 20's: single, free-spirited and seeking adventure.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A joyous book

  • By Janet Garcia on 01-12-2018

A joyous book

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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: 01-12-2018

A wonderful book story expertly enlivened by Bill Nighy's narration. Enjoyed it thoroughly and you will too.

  • Cat Out of Hell

  • By: Lynne Truss
  • Narrated by: Mike Grady
  • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

A cottage on the coast on a windy evening. Under a pool of yellow light, two figures face each other across a kitchen table. A man and a cat. The story about to be related is so unusual yet so terrifyingly plausible that it demands to be told in a single sitting. The man clears his throat, and leans forward, expectant. 'Shall we begin?' says the cat….

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliantly funny and great narration

  • By Janet Garcia on 18-04-2018

Brilliantly funny and great narration

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 18-04-2018

Thoroughly enjoyed this book. The plot is both gripping and very funny and the narration impeccable.

  • The Dry

  • By: Jane Harper
  • Narrated by: Steve Shanahan
  • Length: 9 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,396
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,305
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,309

A story of desperation, resolution and small-town prejudice played out against the blistering extremes of life on the land. Amid the worst drought to ravage Australia in a century, a farmer turns his gun on his family and then himself. As questions mount and suspicion casts a long shadow over the parched town, specialist investigator Aaron Falk is forced to confront the community that rejected him 20 years earlier.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Really good book.

  • By Lisa on 29-11-2016

Great narration

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

Reviewed: 16-10-2017

A great listen. The narrator was very good. Good tone and enunciation throughout.
The plot was interesting and the characters very well drawn.