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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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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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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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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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The old that is strong does not wither

Advantages: True to a fantastic story, excellent actors, great music
Disadvantages: Finding time to listen, might surprise those who only know the film

...Before Peter Jackson’s remarkable film trilogy, if you didn’t want to plough your way through the mighty tomes that make up J.R.R.Tolkein’s ‘Lord of the Rings’, the only option available was the BBC Radio 4 radio adaptation, which was first broadcast in 1 ...

lobourse 04.07.2007 · Read full review
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Review of The Lord Of The Rings: BBC Radio 4 Dramatisation (Audio Book) - J.R.R. Tolkien

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