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  • The Help

  • Written by: Kathryn Stockett
  • Narrated by: Jenna Lamia, Bahni Turpin, Octavia Spencer, and others
  • Length: 18 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 143
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 133
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 132

In pitch-perfect voices, Kathryn Stockett creates three extraordinary women whose determination to start a movement of their own forever changes a town, and the way women - mothers, daughters, caregivers, friends - view one another. A deeply moving novel filled with poignancy, humor, and hope, The Help is a timeless and universal story about the lines we abide by, and the ones we don't.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Understanding the life of a black person in the US

  • By Madeleine LeBlancReiser on 2017-11-07

Wonderdul read

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-04-04

It's one the best books I listened on Audible. I couldn't stop listening and at the times I had tears in my eyes.

  • Claude & Camille

  • A Novel of Monet
  • Written by: Stephanie Cowell
  • Narrated by: Christopher Cazenove
  • Length: 10 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1
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In the mid-19th century, a young man named Claude Monet decided that he would rather endure a difficult life painting landscapes than take over his fathers nautical supplies business in a French seaside town. Against his fathers will, and with nothing but a dream and an insatiable urge to create a new style of art that repudiated the Classical Realism of the time, he set off for Paris.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Amazing read

  • By Shima on 2018-12-17

Amazing read

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-12-17

If you like Monet and his work, you should read/listen to this novel. Some parts of the story have been added to it by the author to make it more attractive for the readers. Yet, it gives you a good picture of the struggling life of a determined younge artist with an extaordinary talent in painting. Loved it.

  • Animal Farm [Dramatised]

  • Written by: George Orwell
  • Narrated by: Tamsin Greig
  • Length: 1 hr and 26 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 72
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63

Animal Farm - the history of a revolution that went wrong - is George Orwell's brilliant satire on the corrupting influence of power. Mr Jones of Manor Farm is so lazy and drunken that one day he forgets to feed his livestock. The ensuing rebellion under the leadership of the pigs Napoleon and Snowball leads to the animals taking over the farm. Vowing to eliminate the terrible inequities of the farmyard, the renamed Animal Farm is organised to benefit all who walk on four legs. But as time passes, the ideals of the rebellion are corrupted, then forgotten. And something new and unexpected emerges....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • A must-to-read novel

  • By Shima on 2018-10-05

A must-to-read novel

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

Reviewed: 2018-10-05

Another amazing book by Orwell.
Narration was very good. It is dramatized which makes it like a radio program.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • East of Eden

  • Written by: John Steinbeck
  • Narrated by: Richard Poe
  • Length: 25 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 84
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 84

This sprawling and often brutal novel, set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas Valley, follows the intertwined destinies of two families - the Trasks and the Hamiltons - whose generations helplessly reenact the fall of Adam and Eve and the poisonous rivalry of Cain and Abel.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Worthy of its reputation

  • By Anonymous User on 2019-01-16

Awesome!

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

Reviewed: 2018-04-16

This audible book is so amazing. At some points I was afraid that "what if I die over night and never know what happens in the next chapter?"
The story is awesome and the narrator has done an amazing job. Highly recommended. #Audible1