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Rahul Bengali

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  • Mythos

  • Written by: Stephen Fry
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 15 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 47
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 41
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 41

The Greek myths are amongst the greatest stories ever told, passed down through millennia and inspiring writers and artists as varied as Shakespeare, Michelangelo, James Joyce and Walt Disney. They are embedded deeply in the traditions, tales and cultural DNA of the West. You'll fall in love with Zeus, marvel at the birth of Athena, wince at Cronus and Gaia's revenge on Ouranos, weep with King Midas and hunt with the beautiful and ferocious Artemis.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The muses would be proud!

  • By Anonymous User on 06-02-19

Fantastic

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 24-04-19

Great stories. Fantastic narration. What more can you ask for. Although stories can get a bit confusing sometimes but they are majestic so a mere mortal can be expected to be confused.

  • The Spy Chronicles

  • RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace
  • Written by: A.S Dulat, Asad Durrani, Aditya Sinha
  • Narrated by: Zubin Balaporia, Uday Benegal, Prateek Pillai
  • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars 3

Sometime in 2016, a series of dialogues took place which set out to find a meeting ground, even if only an illusion, between A.S. Dulat and Asad Durrani. One was a former chief of RAW, India's external intelligence agency, the other of ISI, its Pakistani counterpart. As they could not meet in their home countries, the conversations, guided by journalist Aditya Sinha, took place in cities like Istanbul, Bangkok and Kathmandu.  

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Spy meet statesman like spanner meet works

  • By Rahul Bengali on 19-03-19

Spy meet statesman like spanner meet works

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-03-19

Narration lacks energy. Book lacks any flow or insights. Placid book with talks solves everything.

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  • Kim

  • Written by: Rudyard Kipling
  • Narrated by: Margaret Hilton
  • Length: 13 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1

Rudyard Kipling's classic adventure story, Kim, tells the tale of an Irish soldier's orphan son, who roams the back alleys and bazaars of British-ruled India. The young urchin learns the rules and language of the dirty streets, until he discovers his father's old army regiment. Suddenly, Kim abandons his former life and native customs, buys expensive European clothing, and begins a new career as a secret agent. Both an exciting adventure and a detailed look at a spy's inner conflicts, Kim is one of Kipling's most important and popular novels.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Book is a masterpiece. Performance is ok.

  • By Rahul Bengali on 21-02-19

Book is a masterpiece. Performance is ok.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-02-19

Loved the book. Wanted to read this for a long time but could never. Performance was ok. Hindi words are something that put me off. Maybe an Indian would do a better job. But all in all a good book and ok performance.

  • Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection

  • Written by: Arthur Conan Doyle, Stephen Fry - introductions
  • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
  • Length: 71 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 90
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 85
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 85

Ever since he made his first appearance in A Study In Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes has enthralled and delighted millions of fans throughout the world. Now Audible is proud to present Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection, read by Stephen Fry. A lifelong fan of Doyle's detective fiction, Fry has narrated the complete works of Sherlock Holmes - four novels and five collections of short stories.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The Best Buy of all time

  • By Ehsanullah Shaikh on 29-12-18

Timeless Holmes.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-01-19

Loved it. Stephen Fry was sublime. Never bored during the whole book. A word of caution to listeners though to listen story by story and not in marathons to really enjoy the classic. YOUR ATTENTION SPAN DOES MATTER AS DOES HOLMES'S. 😂😂😂

2 of 2 people found this review helpful