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Not funny & very CBCish

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1 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2019-01-18

Steve Patterson appears to be typical CBC material. So extremely left-wing that he was impossible to listen to for long. Rather than discuss things based on cleverness, he just rails against anyone who thinks differently; a very divisive approach. Adding to that one-track thinking was a surprising lack of being funny.

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Weak and foul-mouthed

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1 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 2018-12-10

I’m a big fan Scalzi. But this book falls flat. The story is ordinary at best. And John’s recent habit of thinking F this and F that makes good dialog is wearing thin. Where his dialog used to be snappy, this was just juvenile. Scalzi is better than this.

Amazing Narration of Clarke’s Imagination

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

Reviewed: 2018-11-10

Arthur C. Clarke’s stories whether novels or short stories range from heartwarming looks at human nature to intricate adventures into imagination. But written on a canvas of science fiction. They are treasures.
However, what sets this collection above expectations is the remarkable work of the narrators. Ray Porter, Jonathan Davis, and Ralph Lister are so versatile that you quickly forget each story is voiced by only one person. Enjoy the stories, for sure. But lose yourself in the amazing characterization of the narrators. I can’t say enough about their talent and dedication to the emotion of Clarke’s work.

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Clear and measured

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

Reviewed: 2018-10-22

When I saw that Stephen Harper was reading his own book, I cringed. I was wrong. He does a great job of narrating this book. It the most clear view of the political environment I have read in a long time. This should be mandatory reading for all political workers and students.

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