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  • The Three Musketeers

  • By: Alexandre Dumas
  • Narrated by: Bill Homewood
  • Length: 26 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 21

Romance, treachery, courage...The Three Musketeers has it all! In one of the greatest adventure stories ever written, the dashing young swordsman D'Artagnan and his daredevil companions Athos, Aramis and Porthos, become embroiled in duels, love-tangles and sinister intrigues which threaten the future of King, Queen and France herself.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Humour and intrigues

  • By Samantha Martin on 24-08-2016

Great read.

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

Reviewed: 26-06-2018

Another classic. Fantastic narration & a wonderful story. Will listen to again no worries there.

  • The Odyssey

  • By: Homer, Robert Fagles - translator
  • Narrated by: Ian McKellen
  • Length: 13 hrs and 18 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 74
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75

The great adventure story tells of Odysseus, a veteran of the Trojan War, who - through a landscape peopled with monsters, sea nymphs, evil enchantresses, and vengeful gods - makes his tortuous way home to his faithful wife, Penelope. Shipwrecked numerous times, faced with apparently insurmountable obstacles, offered the temptations of ease, comfort, and even immortality, Odysseus remains steadfast and determined. Themes of courage and perseverance, fidelity and fortitude.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A classic but trying

  • By Ryan Morrow on 04-04-2018

A classic but trying

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

Reviewed: 04-04-2018

I a great read no doubt & a story from history, no less. however the music does nothing & the story trails on. The performance is amazing.

  • Heart of Darkness: A Signature Performance by Kenneth Branagh

  • By: Joseph Conrad
  • Narrated by: Kenneth Branagh
  • Length: 3 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 196
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 179
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 182

A Signature Performance: Kenneth Branagh plays this like a campfire ghost story, told by a haunted, slightly insane Marlow.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • great performance, dull story

  • By James on 10-06-2019

Fantastic.

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

Reviewed: 19-03-2018

Great story & superb narration. Downloaded the book on a whim & Im glad I did.

  • The Count of Monte Cristo

  • By: Alexandre Dumas
  • Narrated by: Bill Homewood
  • Length: 52 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 146
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 140
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 140

On the eve of his marriage to the beautiful Mercedes, having that very day been made captain of his ship, the young sailor Edmond Dantès is arrested on a charge of treason, trumped up by jealous rivals. Incarcerated for many lonely years in the isolated and terrifying Chateau d'If near Marseille, he meticulously plans his brilliant escape and extraordinary revenge.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • my favorite book performed brilliantly

  • By Michael on 29-12-2014

Great book.

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

Reviewed: 05-03-2018

Narrator always licking his lips & smacking his tongue dampens the experience. A fantastic classic.

  • Extinctions

  • By: Josephine Wilson
  • Narrated by: William McInnes
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 88
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 81

Winner of the 2017 Miles Franklin Literary Award. He hated the word retirement, but not as much as he hated the word village, as if ageing made you a peasant or a fool. Herein lives the village idiot. Professor Frederick Lothian, retired engineer, world expert on concrete and connoisseur of modernist design, has quarantined himself from life by moving to a retirement village.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very good work Josephine Wilson

  • By Anna on 20-11-2017

Very well written, not entirely fulfilling.

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

Reviewed: 09-01-2018

Great to listen to& over the moon to hear Aussie narration. The story however left me wanting something more conclusive.

  • The Cleaner

  • By: Elisabeth Herrmann
  • Narrated by: Imogen Church
  • Length: 14 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 56
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 54
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 54

Pools of blood, scenes of carnage, signs of agonising death - who deals with the aftermath of violence once the bodies have been taken away? Judith Kepler has seen it all. She is a crime-scene specialist. She turns crime scenes back into habitable spaces. She is a cleaner. It is at the home of a woman who has been brutally murdered that she is suddenly confronted with her own past. The murder victim knew Judith's secret: as a child Judith was sent to an orphanage under mysterious circumstances - parentage unknown.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Captivating and intriguing at every turn

  • By Nicole Tucker on 05-03-2017

Great read, a refreshing finish & a strong story.

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

Reviewed: 10-04-2017

Excellent narration. I enjoyed the story through & through. Well written with a few surprises along the way.

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