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"When There's No More Room on my MP3 Player…."

Advantages: A really good introduction
Disadvantages: Everything after the introduction

The Warning Preamble This is… (deep breath) a review of a recording of a reading of a novelisation of a horror film (phew!). A very strong horror film. I make no allowances for the subject matter. It's about zombies and gore and stuff like that. ...

sharper_fin 27.11.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Dawn of the Dead - George A. Romero, Susanna Sparrow

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Unusual tale and although interesting, quite disturbing

Advantages: Good narrator and interesting story
Disadvantages: Disturbing to find you on occasions empathise on some level with Engleby

The Product Listening Length: 11 hours and 17 minutes Audiobook of Sebastian Faulks’ novel Unabridged Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks Audible.co.uk Release Date: 6 Feb. 2008 ASIN: B002SQD0G0 Cost £12.25 on Amazon or one credit if you ar ...

rolandrat123 20.09.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Engleby - Michael Maloney

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Not all twelve at once thank goodness.

Advantages: A nice easy read
Disadvantages: None

Twelve Babies on a Bike: Diary of a pupil midwife. This book details the journey undertaken by Pupil Midwife Dorothy Elizabeth Compton, during 1956. Please let me point out that I read the paperback version of this book, but Ciao insist I put ...

Elysia2003 08.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Twelve Babies On A Bike - Orion Publishing

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It's not THAT bad

Advantages: Nicely presented text
Disadvantages: Monotonous, repetitive, patronising, yikes!

...is about the woes of The Baudelaire children, who at the start of the book, are orphaned by the loss of their parents in a fire, and their efforts to escape the clutches of Count Olaf. Olaf has to be one of the vilest villains I have ever had th ...

MarcoG 04.03.2008 · Read full review
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Review of A Bad Beginning: Complete & Unabridged (Series of Unfortunate Events) - Lemony Snicket

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The Wicked Uncle read by Guy of Gisborne!

Advantages: It's a wonderfully entertaining story read by a master of vocalisation
Disadvantages: None

Knowing I was going to be driving up to Lancashire, a journey I always dread, I decided to check out what the library had on offer in the way of audio books which I thought would make a change from music or the radio. I glanced at the recordings of Georg ...

ladybracknell 04.12.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Sylvester (Popular Classics) - Georgette Heyer

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