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  • The Pillars of the Earth

  • The Kingsbridge Novels, Book 1
  • By: Ken Follett
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 40 hrs and 55 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 578
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 527
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 529

The Pillars of the Earth tells the story of Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, a devout and resourceful monk driven to build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has known... of Tom, the mason who becomes his architect - a man divided in his soul... of the beautiful, elusive Lady Aliena, haunted by a secret shame... and of a struggle between good and evil that will turn church against state, and brother against brother.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • my favourite book!

  • By Matt on 09-01-2016

A story worth listening to

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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: 26-11-2018

A wonderfully engaging story where the characters are given perfect space to grow and become real. I am so glad this book was recommended to me and I will be listening to the next one

  • Believe Me

  • By: JP Delaney
  • Narrated by: Eric Meyers, Lorelei King, John Chancer, and others
  • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 78
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 72

Claire Wright likes to play other people. A struggling British actress, in New York without a green card, Claire needs work. She takes the only part she's offered: as a decoy for a firm of divorce lawyers, hired to entrap straying husbands, catching them on tape with their seductive propositions. The rules? Never hit on them directly. Make it clear you're available, but they have to proposition you, not the other way around. The firm is after evidence, not entrapment.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Variation on a theme with literary twist

  • By Philip on 18-08-2018

Tedious

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2 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-08-2018

This started out ok, but had me dozing off in the middle. I liked the 'scene' bits however would've liked them to be at the same volume as the rest rather than quieter. The story lost its pace and rambled and was a chore to finish.

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  • It Ain't Me, Babe

  • By: Tillie Cole
  • Narrated by: J.F. Harding, Annie Green
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42

Salome knows only one way to live - under Prophet David’s rule. In the commune she calls home, Salome knows nothing of life beyond her strict faith, nor of life beyond the Fence - the fence that cages her, keeps her trapped in an endless cycle of misery. A life she believes she is destined to always lead, until a horrific event sets her free. Fleeing the absolute safety of all she has ever known, Salome is thrust into the world outside, a frightening world full of uncertainty and sin; into the protective arms of a person she believed she would never see again.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • predictable

  • By Anonymous User on 21-08-2018

predictable

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-08-2018

If you like romanticized stories about bikers this is possibly for you. It's tame porn with a very predictable story. The narration was good however I won't go for the sequels

  • Ready Player One

  • By: Ernest Cline
  • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
  • Length: 15 hrs and 40 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,687
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5,397
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,387

It's the year 2044, and the real world has become an ugly place.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Reindeer Flotilla Setec Astronomy

  • By Nicholas Hallam on 03-09-2017

so good I've listened multiple times!

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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: 09-01-2018

I was a teen in the '80s so got the references in this, but even if I wasn't it has been a great story. incidentally my son , who is an avid gamer, also really enjoyed the book - pleased I did audio though, Will Wheaton was a good choice. Seriously worth listening to and a chilling insight into a possible future