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A deeply interesting look at a heroic figure.

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Reviewed: 2020-04-21

A well written and we'll sourced account of the life of a fascinating man living in difficult times.

A superb combination.

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Reviewed: 2019-12-28

Between Charles Dickens' amazing writing and Patrick Stewarts wonderful reading, this recording is a true treasure.

Thought provoking, clever, and enduringly relevant

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Reviewed: 2019-10-31

While this is no light reading (listening), it is nonetheless refreshing. Likewise, while it clearly reflects the time in which it was written, it addresses the foundations of humanity.

A marathon of historical engrossment.

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Reviewed: 2019-06-19

Written with great enthusiasm and generous regard for the combined history of many peoples, orated superbly, and tremendously long.

A marathon on historical engrossment.

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Reviewed: 2019-06-19

Written with great enthusiasm and generous regard for the combined history of many peoples, orated superbly, and tremendously long.

Fitting end to an epic story.

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Reviewed: 2019-04-02

Very well performed, superbly written, a great story well told.

The appendices following the end of the book fill in some origins and fates that listeners may have.

A lot of history, well told.

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Reviewed: 2019-03-13

I really enjoyed it, how much I will ever remember? Time will tell.

It clips along, emphasizing the overall narrative of 1500ish years of history. Churchill was a good writer, and it is well delivered.

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Persuasive and highly relevant.

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Reviewed: 2019-02-26

This is a must read/listen for those interested in any of the social sciences. It is, at moments, prescient - and consistently sharp.

The narrator sounds a bit like Bob Odenkirk, which also liked.

Fascinating and informative!

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Reviewed: 2019-02-22

The premise is interesting, the range of subjects is satisfying, and the wit of the authors comes through. Nudge is an easy listen, but also quite stimulating. it has me thinking about all the ways my own behaviour is directed by "choice architecture", and how I may be unknowingly influencing people's choices myself. If you're on a "books by economists" kick like I am then this will be a good listen.

I see why people like it.

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Reviewed: 2019-01-31

It very well may be the great American novel, it is however no matter of light reading - or in our case, listening.

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