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Amazing

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Reviewed: 30-08-2020

Loved it especially with the accompanying PDF it feels like a master class on Leonardo without the hefty university fee. I encourage everyone to buy this book. if anything it will give you an appreciation for the little things you never notice.

Brilliant

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Reviewed: 22-01-2020

This is a book I didn't know i needed in my life. It's more than just a time travel novel. It's filled with a lot of insight about spirituality and being one with the universe and it's energies. loved it. The narrator was excellent and the story never boring. I enjoyed the characters and settings. I would recommend this book and can't wait to read the whole trilogy.

Not that great

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2 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 11-01-2020

Disappointing and boring. Too much detail and useless information that you don’t need later. I had to skip some parts because they went on and on. The two narrators tried but maybe this book wasn’t for them. The male narrator is unnecessarily over dramatic and likes to raise his voice to create drama but it’s not needed and just annoys me, made me say out loud ‘oh my god you’re so annoyingly dramatic!’. The female narrator has a lisp and the same intonation pattern throughout the whole book. Like a robot. The story is small and and unrealistic in a sense that the characters don’t act like normal human beings. More like caricatures. Or stereotypes. And things they don’t want to explain they cover up with lame excuses by the characters. Like when they didn’t want to explain how they applied the antidote. THAT would actually be interesting To know. I will be returning this book. Ps. Everyone seems to accept the fact they are in the future really easily. If you suddenly showed up in the future you’d be shocked for days. It would freak you out. Everyone just shrugs it off like it happens everyday.

Didn't think I could finish it

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Reviewed: 14-11-2019

It's only 3 hours but I struggled to get through the first hour. I love dinosaurs and time travel and expected something much better. This may be a children's book and was written for 10 year olds because the way the story is told and narrated is very suited to a kids book. Maybe that's why put me off, I didn't expect such lame and predictable dialogue as if i'm watching a bad 80s movie. but I finished it and that says something.

Interesting story

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-11-2019

The story was interesting and definitely worth being told. The only annoying thing was listening to the narrator who may have had a cold the whole time and talked as though she had a blocked nose or something.

Best narrator I've ever heard

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Reviewed: 06-11-2019

Narrated so well that someone might think there's more than one person talking. She must be a voice actor. Loved her. The book itself is actually quite different to what I thought it would be about. I didn't expect much from reading the blurb but what I got was something so beautiful and creative, poetic and emotional. Loved the storytelling by the author. Its not your typical time travel novel - it focus' more on the human mind and life in general. How people live their lives, and viewing your life from all angles/times. The only downside for me was the main character sometimes annoyed me with things she said and did (all 3 of them), but that's just a personal thing. But that doesn't take away from the experience. Brilliant book, highly recommend.

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Couldn't put it down!

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Reviewed: 23-10-2019

Loved every part of this book. I didn't realise Arnold's life was so interesting! The way it was told was refreshing and you can see his personality shine through even when Stephen Lang was narrating. Loved the fact that Arnold narrated some of the chapters himself too. He may not have always done the right thing but I respect the life he led and think we could all learn a thing or two from how he lived his life.

Too much soft porn.

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3 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 23-10-2019

I wanted a time travel novel and got porn. While this time travel story is more of a re-living of one's life, there's a lot more that's added which could have been cut out. I had to skip many moments of the book when it started to read soft porn to me and I just thought it wasn't necessary and had too much of it. It does nothing to propel the story forward and felt like the writer had put it in because it was his only chance to talk about through every step of sex for the sake of it. The amount of times I had to skip these annoying parts almost made me want to return the book and get my credit back. Apart from that, the story was interesting enough to keep reading. Sometimes I wondered why so much useless information was given to me that we never went back to. It felt like the story wasn't going anywhere for a while but it picked up at the end. Not sure if its worth reading but I didn't hate it.

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Society should be following this book's advice.

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Reviewed: 09-09-2019

Great insight into the reasons why sleep is an integral part of life and how modern society is suffering from lack of it. Love the read by Narrator, John Sackville, the pace is easy to enjoy and the read together with the books editing make the facts simple to understand. I will be making more time for sleep from now on following some of the guidelines on how to make my sleep better. I'll also not be waking people up if they are sleeping as it is more important they sleep, than anything I'd have them wake up for, as I've learnt in this book. Great for those who are interested in how the mind/brain works.