Monthly Archives: December 2012

An Audio-Book Review: Constantinople (Not Istanbul)

The (History of) the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire By Edward Gibbon Abridged Edition published by Naxos Audiobooks Read by Philip Madoc with Neville Jason The Texts: Whatever possessed me to listen to this? The concept amused me, … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: The Secret is to Bang the Rocks Together, Guys!

Earth’s Children Book 1: The Clan of the Cave Bear By Jean M. Auel Published by Brilliance Audio in 1986 Read by Sandra Burr The Book: I suppose I ought to review the entire series, but to tell the truth … Continue reading

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Observation: So, I See the World Ended Yesterday…

Observation: So, I See the World Ended Yesterday… That might explain the pounding in my head. It might have been that bottle of Scotch I downed after running out of rum and Bourbon, but I don’t think so. It has … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: And May the Odds be Ever in Your Favor?

  The Hunger Games Series The Hunger Games Catching Fire Mockingjay By Suzanne Collins Unabridged recording published by Scholastic Audio Books Read by Carolyn McCormick   The Books: Why are young adult books so darned serious? Harry Potter got so … Continue reading

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An Audio-book Review: If Only Anthropology Classes Were Like This!

Nation By Terry Pratchett Published by Harper Children’s Audio Read by Stephen Briggs   The Story:   Now this is a story I enjoyed so much, I have listened to it several times. I consider it one of Pratchett’s rare … Continue reading

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An Audio-book Review: A Tale Seven Thousand Years in the Making?

The Belgariad: Pawn of Prophecy Queen of Sorcery Magician’s Gambit Castle of Wizardry Enchanters’ End Game By David Eddings Published by Books in Motion Read by Cameron Beierle The Stories: I first became aware of this series when a friend … Continue reading

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