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Lenaribka
Lenaribka rated it 5 years ago
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Seanachie: A Boston Irish Storyteller and Part-Time Shaman
Classic short collection of Lovecraft with excellent narration (save for some of the odd accents purportedly from New England). Full of the usual horrors and ghastliness and madness driven by fear and doomed narrators and ancient hieroglyphics and wacky unworldly geometry. Good Halloween reading.
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 7 years ago
I've come to the conclusion that I can't read/listen to too many Bryson books back-to-back. It's very much like travelling with someone for too long: eventually they start doing things that get on your nerves. Overall I enjoyed the book, and there are several additional places in England that I'd...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 7 years ago
This was the one Bill Bryson travelogue I've been most looking forward to hearing since I've never yet not loved every place I've been in Europe. So of course it stands to reason it's the one I enjoyed the least. Let me start by saying that the narrator, William Roberts, does an excellent job. H...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it 7 years ago
I listened to this on audio. Up front, let me state that I thought this book was going to be entirely about how the English language evolved in the United States since the revolution. It is, but only marginally. It's much more a short history of the USA's short history, with the evolution of wor...
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