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National Velvet
4.10
it was amazing
Just loved a recent BBC Radio Drama abridged National Velvet by Enid Bagnoldadaptation of this classic girl and a dream story.

Never realized how beautifully written it is, with inc
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Jul 22, 2014
Jul 22, 2014
 
Armadale
3.89
really liked it
Please note, this is a review of a recent three-hour BBC radio drama presentation of Armadale by Wilkie Collins.
I thoroughly enjoyed this period piece
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Sep 2013
Sep 26, 2013
 
Five Red Herrings (Lord Peter Wimsey, #7)
3.85
it was ok
Just finished listening to BBC radio drama adaptation. It’s always enjoyable to slip back into earlier times where Peter Wimsey, a British Lord, could ...more
Dec 05, 2013
Dec 05, 2013
 
The Secret of Annexe 3 (Inspector Morse, #7)
3.87
My first audio version of an Inspector Morse Mystery, heard while ferrying and busing from Victoria to Vancouver.

Read by Kevin Whately, which was fun
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Nov 2013
Nov 22, 2013
 
Three Blind Mice
3.85
really liked it
Read this short mystery and saw The Mousetrap play version in London years ago. Just recently heard and enjoyed an audio version, narrated by Denholm ...more
Nov 2013
Nov 13, 2013
 
The Old Fox Deceived
4.07
liked it
Recently lucked into a box of old audio books and just enjoyed hearing Tim Curry (yes, he of fab Frank ‘n furter fame) read an abridged version of The ...more
Nov 2013
Nov 07, 2013
 
Agatha Christie's Secret Notebooks
4.12
liked it
Enjoyed getting a little into the mind of Agatha Christie. This book deciphers her numerous notebooks where she jotted down her ideas for plot points, ...more
Dec 05, 2012
Dec 05, 2012
 
Lady Audley's Secret
3.74
liked it
Enjoyed a BBC radio drama version of this Victorian thriller.

Elements of particular interest include a strong female lead, a tense cat and mouse game
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Nov 2013
Dec 01, 2013
 
The Invisible Man
3.63
really liked it
Heard Gerald Harper read The Invisible Man by HG Wells. Not sure if I ever read the original. Obviously have to as I really enjoyed this audio cassett ...more
Jan 2014
Jan 26, 2014
 
Designing with Succulents
4.16
liked it
Found this to be a good reference for succulents. Great photos and some strong design ideas. My focus at the mo is on sempervivums and sedums suitable ...more
Jan 2013
Sep 29, 2013
 
Fahrenheit 451
3.98
really liked it
Stunning morality tale. Love the classic "man against oppressive authority" theme and Bradbury's literal and metaphoric use of fire.
not set
Jul 11, 2011
 
Lord of the Flies
3.66
it was ok
**spoiler alert** Read this in school like everyone else. Didn't like it much then and hearing a recent BBC Radio Drama version cemented my original r ...more
Jan 2014
Jan 19, 2014
 
The Hypnotist (Joona Linna, #1)
3.65
Didn't finish.
Jun 02, 2012
May 24, 2012
 
The Haunting of Hill House
3.89
Enjoying my return to the insane, diseased house on the hill. Shirley Jackson's prose is smooth, easy to read and compelling. Am eagerly anticipating ...more
May 24, 2012
Feb 19, 2012
 
e-Riches 2.0: Next-Generation Marketing Strategies for Making Millions Online
3.72
Am always keen to improve my marketing opps and finding this book of interest re SEO, blogging strategies and using feeds and email lists.
Sep 17, 2010
Jul 22, 2010
 
The Coral Thief
3.20
Interesting thriller. Old-fashioned feel with clues, pursuit and love in Paris.
Jul 07, 2010
May 20, 2010
 
Sharp Objects
3.93
Did not finish.
not set
Jun 22, 2012
 
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
3.94
liked it
None
not set
Apr 27, 2009
 
In Cold Blood
4.06
really liked it
None
not set
Apr 27, 2009
 
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
4.13
None
not set
Apr 27, 2009
 
Foundation (Foundation #1)
4.14
None
not set
Apr 27, 2009
 
The Lovely Bones
3.79
really liked it
None
not set
Apr 27, 2009
 
A Tale of Two Cities
3.82
liked it
None
not set
Apr 27, 2009
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.25
None
not set
Apr 27, 2009
 
The Nervous Nephew (Church Choir Mysteries #3)
4.41
None
not set
Sep 16, 2013
 
The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1)
4.34
liked it
None
not set
Apr 27, 2009
 
To Kill a Mockingbird (To Kill a Mockingbird, #1)
4.26
it was amazing
None
not set
Apr 27, 2009
 
Into the Wild
3.96
None
not set
Apr 27, 2009
 
Gone with the Wind
4.28
None
not set
Apr 27, 2009
 
The Speckled Band (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, #8)
4.08
really liked it
None
not set
Jan 26, 2014
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