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Stormbreaker - the first in the Series

Advantages: Great to listen to in the car
Disadvantages: None

This is an audio book consisting of 4 CDís and the approx running time is 4 hours 55 minutes. The 4 CDís are enclosed in one box, making it very handy to carry in the car. The CDís were bought in WH Smith on an offer for Buy 3 for 2, so I am not sure o ...

mark1961 12.09.2004 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Stormbreaker (Audio Book) - Anthony Horowitz

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Stormbreaker audio book

Advantages: Clear, easy to understand plot
Disadvantages: Could be slightly frightening for younger children (below 6)

This was one of those books which you hear so much publicity about then kick yourself until you listen to it, I bwas browsing my local library when I came across this and decided to give it a try. I am now a Anthony Horowitz fan, it just goes to show! Th ...

helenadollimore 21.04.2005 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Stormbreaker (Audio Book) - Anthony Horowitz

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Epic whodunnit melodrama

Advantages: Fast pace, good cast, good direction and high production values
Disadvantages: Stereotypical characters and predictable story

Plot: Vicky Rai (Zafar Karachiwala) is a millionaire playboy producer. The son of a corrupt and powerful politician, Mamta Rai (Radhika Mital), he is able to get away with anythingÖeven murder. Before he is an adult he mows down two homeless people, kil ...

BlackSwan 22.03.2010 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Six Suspects - Vikas Swarup

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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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A wonderful piece of a forgotten time...

Advantages: Great writing, loveable characters and wonderful plot.
Disadvantages: Different language style may prove a problem

First of all, I have to say, I am a massive fan of Jane Austen. So, you will have to forgive me if I ramble on about how great she is. This is one of the two better known of her book - the other of course being Pride and Prejudice. This isn't because o ...

rosieemma91 03.08.2008 ∑ Read full review
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Review of Sense and Sensibility (Penguin Classics) - Jane Austen

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