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Angus Mackay

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  • Kidnapped

  • Written by: Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Narrated by: David Rintoul
  • Length: 7 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

When the naive David Balfour sets out on his quest for a long-lost relative, a terrifying chain of events is set in motion. He is plunged into a world of infamy and violence from which there seems no escape - until, that is, he meets the enigmatic and valiant Highlander, Alan Breck....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A Scottish story read by a Scot

  • By Angus Mackay on 2018-09-19

A Scottish story read by a Scot

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-09-19

If you're going to listen to the RLS classic Kidnapped, then hear it read by a Scot who clearly knows and loves the country and the people he's reading about. David Rintoul's well modulated and slightly accented voice does the story proud. Adventure at every turn. Buckle on your claymore laddie, step out into the windswept heather and let David Rintoul narrate this classic tale of gentlemen at arms and rogues a-scheming. #Audible1

  • The Fellowship of the Ring

  • Book One in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
  • Length: 19 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 767
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 711
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 709

The Fellowship of the Ring, the first volume in the trilogy, tells of the fateful power of the One Ring. It begins a magnificent tale of adventure that will plunge the members of the Fellowship of the Ring into a perilous quest and set the stage for the ultimate clash between the powers of good and evil.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Nightshift

  • By Mike on 2019-01-02

One narrator to rule them all

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-09-19

Rob Inglis is the Gandalf of narrators. A wizard of words. Tolkien's masterpiece has never been better interpreted than by the genius of Rob Inglis. Think this is a long listen ? Think again. It simply flew by. In fact too fast, and was over all too soon, when all I wanted was to stay in Middle Earth with Mr. Inglis for a guide and mentor. Incredible. #Audible1.

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  • Just So Stories

  • Written by: Rudyard Kipling
  • Narrated by: Geoffrey Palmer
  • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Here is the complete and unabridged collection of Rudyard Kipling's delightful Just So Stories, which he first told to his own children before setting them down on paper: How the Camel Got His Hump, How the Leopard Got His Spots, How the Elephant Got His Trunk, The Butterfly that Stamped, and many others.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Geoffrey Palmer was born for this

  • By Angus Mackay on 2018-09-19

Geoffrey Palmer was born for this

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-09-19

#Audible1. Listen and attend to me oh best beloved. Geoffrey Palmer's unique and delightful voice and his charming and often hilarious interpretation of the whimsical Just So Stories is out of this world. The book and its narrator are a match made in heaven. Stoke up the fire, make a plate of hot buttered crumpets, put on your headphones and pour Mr. Palmer's gorgeous voice into your ears.

  • The Return of the King

  • Book Three in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy
  • Written by: J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Narrated by: Rob Inglis
  • Length: 18 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 270
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 244
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 243

The Return of the King is the towering climax to J. R. R. Tolkien’s trilogy that tells the saga of the hobbits of Middle-earth and the great War of the Rings. In this concluding volume, Frodo and Sam make a terrible journey to the heart of the Land of the Shadow in a final reckoning with the power of Sauron. In addition to narrating the prose passages, Rob Inglis sings the trilogy’s songs and poems a capella, using melodies composed by Inglis and Claudia Howard, the Recorded Books studio director.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Simply amazing.

  • By Rico Espinoza on 2019-07-19

Simply the best

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-09-19

#Audible1. Rob Inglis is quite simply superb. Matchless. Peerless. In narrating the whole Lord of the Rings trilogy he gives a command performance. He reads every word of Tolkien's original, verbatim, as written and unabridged. He does all the voices, speaks in all the languages, sings all the songs - himself. Simply the best. You'll be swept away to Middle Earth by this extraordinary telling of the Return of the King.

  • Treasure Island

  • Written by: Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Narrated by: Jasper Britton
  • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 5

Treasure Island must be the most enthralling adventure book ever written. As we listen to the voice of Jim Hawkins telling his extraordinary tale, and later that of his companion, Dr. Livesey, we are plunged into a world of pirates, buried treasure, mutiny, and deceit.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great narration

  • By Anonymous User on 2018-09-17

Superb narration.

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-03-04

Jasper Britton does a fantastic job. Each character has a wonderfully performed voice from first to last. His Long John Silver is a gem. Huzzah for you my man. And shiver me timbers but that was a stirringly read tale and no mistake.

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