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The Land that Time Forgot

Written by: Edgar Rice Burroughs
Narrated by: David Sharp
Length: 10 hrs and 50 mins

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Bowen Tyler, his reluctant crew and a blonde heroine, find themselves marooned in a nightmare world of mighty dinosaurs and bestial apemen who kill on sight. This is the lost continent of Caspak, a hot, dark and mysterious prehistoric world located somewhere in the icy waters of the Antarctic. Their only hope of rescue is a note in a bottle flung into the sea. The survivors persist and penetrate the heart of Caspak to find the incredible secret that claws, fangs and spears have guarded since the beginning of time.

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  • Ron
  • 15-02-17

worst narration ever

great adventure story ruined by the worst narration ever

I don't know if the narrator had a cold or the production was off but I do not need to listen to his breathing.
very distracting from the story.

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  • 09-10-16

Great Entertainment

ERB is the great master of the Fantastic. Very enjoyable reading. It's also interesting to go back in time to grasp a bit of American pop culture back then.

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  • Stephen
  • 05-04-14

Three for one

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?


What other book might you compare The Land that Time Forgot to, and why?

The Lost World and King Kong (This trilogy predates Kong by approx 20 years)

What didn’t you like about David Sharp’s performance?

David Sharp's narration is OK, but he starts the first book in a bit of a breathless rush, however he slows down after a couple of chapters.Where he really falls down is his attempts at the different british accents;They vary from Comic caricature, to complete Laugh-out-Loud bad!

Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I would say nostalgia - "The Land that time forgot" was the first book I read as a kid.

Any additional comments?

Don't be mislead by the book title, This is the complete Caspak Trilogy:
"The Land that time forgot"
"The People that time forgot"
"Out of time's abyss"

If you bought them separately it would cost a lot more. That's Good value for money.
All in all, they're very entertaining adventure stories

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