Audiobook reviews, including Anne of Green Gables and Speaker For The Dead.

It's a while since I posted some reviews, so here's my latest listens from Audible. (If you are looking specifically for Christmas audiobooks, check out my reviews from last December HERE). Frenchman's Creek By: Daphne du Maurier Narrated by: John Castle Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins Unabridged Audiobook Release date: 30-10-08 Language: English Publisher: Audible Studios Another... Continue Reading →

Ancient Roman book reviews! Saviour of Rome by Douglas Jackson and The Silver Pigs by Lindsey Davis

  TWO  Roman books  this time - one a regular hardback and one in audio. Coincidentally they have similar themes, with crooks stealing gold or silver from the mines of Roman provinces but the tales are quite different. I'm a massive, massive fan of Douglas Jackson's Gaius Valerius Verrens character and Saviour of Rome is... Continue Reading →

Audiobook reviews – The King’s General, Pyramids by Sir Pratchett, and LOTR-The Fellowship Of The Ring

  The Fellowship of the Ring The Lord of the Rings, Book 1 By: J. R. R. Tolkien Narrated by: Rob Inglis Series: The Lord of the Rings, Book 1 Length: 19 hrs and 53 mins Unabridged Audiobook Release date: 11-10-05 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited Everyone must be familiar with this one already - if you haven't... Continue Reading →

Audio Book Reviews – Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier and The Woman In White by Wilkie Collins

Jamaica Inn By: Daphne du Maurier Narrated by: Tony Britton Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins Unabridged Audiobook Release date: 27-12-07 Language: English Publisher: Audible Studios I bought this without even reading the synopsis because it was in a sale on Audible and I had really enjoyed this author's other books Rebecca (my review) and My Cousin Rachel (review). Those could, I... Continue Reading →

Rebecca, by Daphne Du Maurier audiobook review

Rebecca By: Daphne Du Maurier Narrated by: Anna Massey Length: 14 hrs and 45 mins Unabridged Release date: 07-04-09 Language: English Publisher: Audible Studios I came to this after listening to Jane Eyre (my review HERE) and Wuthering Heights (review) and, well... Wow! This started off slowly, and the narrator, with her incredibly plummy, posh English voice was quite irritating at... Continue Reading →

Jane Eyre audiobook review

Jane Eyre Written by: Charlotte Bronte Narrated by: Thandie Newton Length: 19 hrs and 10 mins  Unabridged Audiobook Release Date:17/04/2016 Publisher: Audible Studios Well, this one is a real departure for me. I've never reviewed a book from the "gothic romance" genre before but, after Jane Eyre, well, it might be the first in a long line. I subscribe to Audible's... Continue Reading →

What does this button do? by Bruce Dickinson – audiobook review

What Does This Button Do? Written by: Bruce Dickinson Narrated by: Bruce Dickinson Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins Unabridged Audiobook Anyone who knows me will know two of my favourite things are audiobooks and heavy metal. Especially Iron Maiden. So I was very happy to find their lead singer, Bruce Dickinson, had written an autobiography and it was... Continue Reading →

Christmas Audiobooks!

I love my Audible membership and there's nothing better than listening to a great winter's tale every December when I'm out at work around the frosty streets of Glasgow. Here's some of the ones I've listened to, and a couple my daughter enjoyed too! Hogfather: Discworld, Book 20 Written by: Terry Pratchett Narrated by: Nigel Planer Length: 9... Continue Reading →

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