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What audiobooks are you listening to?

SGM
Compulsive Reader

Re: What audiobooks are you listening to?

Postby SGM » Sun July 3rd, 2016, 8:51 pm

I broke all my previous resolutions and bought an abridged version of Sally Gardner's The Red Necklace just because it was read by Tom Hiddleston. Unfortunately, Janet Suzman read the full version and although an exceptional actress, she isn't Tom Hiddleston. However, I still have him reading High-Rise by Ballard to look forward to and that is the complete version. Generally, I refuse to buy abridged anything and especially from Audible because you pay the same credit for a shorter version and anyway can't see the point to an abridged book but Tom was worth it. I have the audio-version of the Night Manager but that is read by Michael Jayston, again, a very very experienced actor but he doesn't have Tom's voice.
Currently reading - Emergence of a Nation State by Alan Smith

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Re: What audiobooks are you listening to?

Postby Madeleine » Mon July 4th, 2016, 8:26 am

That's an interesting reader, SGM, as Michael Jayston is much older than Tom H, so I imagine their voices would be quite different.
Currently reading "To the Bright Edge of the World" by Eowyn Ivey

SGM
Compulsive Reader

Re: What audiobooks are you listening to?

Postby SGM » Mon July 4th, 2016, 11:39 am

I think Michael Jayston reads most of the Le Carre novels and I suspect that is because of his role in Tinker Taylor. I remember watching him in The Power Game many years ago and have watched him many times since. He is a very accomplished actor but he just doesn't have the wonderful quality of voice that Tom Hiddleston does.
Currently reading - Emergence of a Nation State by Alan Smith

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Ludmilla
Bibliophile
Location: Georgia USA

Re: What audiobooks are you listening to?

Postby Ludmilla » Fri July 8th, 2016, 6:31 pm

I'm listening to Serpent on the Crown by Elizabeth Peters which is read by Barbara Rosenblat.

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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Re: What audiobooks are you listening to?

Postby Nefret » Fri July 15th, 2016, 2:55 am

I'm listening to Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Re: What audiobooks are you listening to?

Postby Madeleine » Fri July 15th, 2016, 8:25 am

Who's the reader Nefret?
Currently reading "To the Bright Edge of the World" by Eowyn Ivey

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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Re: What audiobooks are you listening to?

Postby Nefret » Sun July 17th, 2016, 1:44 am

Madeleine wrote:Who's the reader Nefret?


Flo Gibson
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Re: What audiobooks are you listening to?

Postby Madeleine » Mon July 18th, 2016, 8:29 am

Not familiar with her at all, thanks for the info.
Currently reading "To the Bright Edge of the World" by Eowyn Ivey

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Bibliomaniac
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: What audiobooks are you listening to?

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Mon July 18th, 2016, 4:51 pm

I finished Cornwell's Last Kingdom. I see on my audible account that Jay has purchased the next in the series, Pale Horseman. So I guess that is next. :mrgreen:
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Ludmilla
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Location: Georgia USA

Re: What audiobooks are you listening to?

Postby Ludmilla » Tue August 9th, 2016, 2:50 pm

I'm listening to Tomb of the Golden Bird by Elizabeth Peters (Barbara Rosenblat reading). This is the last (chronologically) in the series.


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