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The past, present and future of the English language.

Advantages: Great entertainment.
Disadvantages: Not keen on Bill Bryson's voice...

INTRODUCTION :::::::::::::::::::: 'The origins of most languages are lost in the mists of pre-history, but for English we have a pretty good idea....' So begins Bill Bryson, author and narrator of the audiobook 'Journeys in English'. Based on his book ' ...

herja 19.12.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Journeys in English - Bill Bryson

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A very literal bear, a very familiar experience

Advantages: Michael Hordern's narration, great uncompromised stories
Disadvantages: The inclusion of voice actors

Overview: Paddington, the bear from darkest Peru found by the Brown family at the eponymous railway station, is featured here in four dramatized adventures recorded for BBC audio. In this short collection's lead story Paddington manages to unwittingly foi ...

BlackSwan 31.05.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Paddington: A Day at the Seaside & Other Stories - Michael Bond

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