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  • Frankenstein

  • By: Mary Shelley
  • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
  • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 161
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 145
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 145

Narrator Dan Stevens ( Downton Abbey) presents an uncanny performance of Mary Shelley's timeless gothic novel, an epic battle between man and monster at its greatest literary pitch. In trying to create life, the young student Victor Frankenstein unleashes forces beyond his control, setting into motion a long and tragic chain of events that brings Victor to the very brink of madness. How he tries to destroy his creation, as it destroys everything Victor loves, is a powerful story of love, friendship, scientific hubris, and horror.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Wonderful Rendition

  • By Sarah on 05-01-2019

A Benchmark for Humanity

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

Reviewed: 23-10-2018

An incredibly true story of the world of man as god, and a foremost commentary on the question of humanity. Mary Shelley carries an amazing vocabulary and asymmetrical ability to express the farthest reaches of thought and feeling. Her commentary is profoundly genius, and deserves meditation for the duration of anyone’s reading life.

  • 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 287
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 276
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 277

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

A Certain Modern Classic

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

Reviewed: 05-10-2018

The dystopian adventure continues with the wonderfully advanced and creative mind of Reeve. New and yet familiar characters enter the fray of anticipation in this hyperbolic socio-political commentary about the greed of man that manages to outlast annihilation. And at the centre of it all is the bonding of opposites baring the same scars in one way or another.

  • Blade Runner

  • Originally published as Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
  • By: Philip K. Dick
  • Narrated by: Scott Brick
  • Length: 9 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 163
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 152
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 152

It was January 2021, and Rick Deckard had a license to kill. Somewhere among the hordes of humans out there lurked several rogue androids. Deckard's assignment: find them and then..."retire" them. Trouble was, the androids all looked exactly like humans, and they didn't want to be found!

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • fantastic retitled unabridged recording

  • By Jami on 26-06-2018

Dialed Noir on the Mood Organ

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

Reviewed: 03-12-2017

There's too many good words to say about Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, and Blade Runner. If you listen carefully, you will discover enlightenment that will take a lifetime to unravel.

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