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Audiobook Review : The Remains Of The Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Title : The Remains of The Day Author : Kazuo Ishiguro Narrator : Simon Prebble Genre : Contemporary Publisher : Tantor Audio Listening Length : 8 hours 13 minutes Rating : 5/5 Narrator Rating : 5/5 This is one of those books that you come across every once in a while, harried and unsatisfied by […]

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Book Review : The Martian by Andy Weir

Title : The Martian Author : Andy Weir Genre : Sci-fi Publisher : Crown (Random House) Pages: 385 Publish Date : February 11th, 2014 Source : Netgalley / Publisher ARC Rating : 5/5 From the book blurb : Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first men to walk on the surface […]

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Audiobook Review : Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Title : Gone Girl Author : Gillian Flynn Genre : Mystery Narrators : Kirby Heyborne and Julia Whelan Publisher : Random House Audio Listening Length : 19 hrs 11 min Source : Library Rating : 5/5 Nick Dunne and Amy Elliot Dunne have been married five years, when on the day of their anniversary, Amy […]

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Audiobook Review : Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns

Title : Cold Sassy Tree Author : Olive Ann Burns Narrator : Tom Parker Publisher : Blackstone Audio Listening Length: 12 hours and 54 minutes Source : Library Rating : 5/5 This novel is situated in the fictional town of Cold Sassy, Georgia. It is told from the view-point of 14 year old Willis Tweedy. […]

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Audiobook Review : A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry

Title : A Fine Balance Author : Rohinton Mistry Narrator : John Lee Genre : Society/Culture Listening Length : 24 hours and 29 minutes Pages : 603 Rating : 5/5 “A Fine Balance” is quite a tome. I realized this when I tried to download it from the local library to my Android phone, via […]

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