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  • Fire and Blood

  • 300 Years Before A Game of Thrones (A Targaryen History) (A Song of Ice and Fire)
  • By: George R.R. Martin
  • Narrated by: Simon Vance
  • Length: 26 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 165
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 151
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 152

Set 300 years before the events in A Song of Ice and Fire, Fire and Blood is the definitive history of the Targaryens in Westeros as told by Archmaester Gyldayn, and chronicles the conquest that united the Seven Kingdoms under Targaryen rule through to the Dance of the Dragons: the Targaryen civil war that nearly ended their dynasty forever.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A treasure trove for any lore fans

  • By Eirik F. Eriksen on 23-11-2018

Wonderful, just extremely long

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-02-2019

it was a great story. Just very very very very long. When something is that long, it gets repeditive, and names get re-used and one gets confused. In saying that I loved it, especially to listen to while I was at work.

  • Mortal Engines

  • Mortal Engines, Book 1
  • By: Philip Reeve
  • Narrated by: Barnaby Edwards
  • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 264
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 255
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 255

Welcome to the astounding world of Predator Cities! Emerging from its hiding place in the hills, the great Traction City is chasing a terrified little town across the wastelands. Soon, London will feed. In the attack, Tom Natsworthy is flung from the speeding city with a murderous scar-faced girl. They must run for their lives through the wreckage - and face a terrifying new weapon that threatens the future of the world.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A different type of story

  • By Michael on 16-01-2018

Story was good, narration was ok

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

Reviewed: 28-11-2018

Story was interesting, and I liked how the narrator read it. The only thing was that the voices of the characters were hard to listen to; they didn't fit, and were spoken a lot more slowly than the rest of the story. I wanted to change the speed every time somebody spoke. Reading the book may have been more pleasant.