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  • Lincoln in the Bardo

  • A Novel
  • Autor: George Saunders
  • Sprecher: Nick Offerman, David Sedaris, George Saunders, und andere
  • Spieldauer: 7 Std. und 25 Min.
  • Ungekürztes
  • Gesamt
    4 out of 5 stars 35
  • Sprecher
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Geschichte
    4 out of 5 stars 32

The long-awaited first novel from the author of Tenth of December: a moving and original father-son story featuring none other than Abraham Lincoln, as well as an unforgettable cast of supporting characters, living and dead, historical and invented. February 1862. The Civil War is less than one year old. The fighting has begun in earnest, and the nation has begun to realize it is in for a long, bloody struggle. Meanwhile, President Lincoln's beloved eleven-year-old son, Willie, lies upstairs in the White House, gravely ill.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Extremely entertaining

  • Von Jasmin Humburg Am hilfreichsten 26.05.2017

A bit of a struggle

Gesamt
4 out of 5 stars
Sprecher
5 out of 5 stars
Geschichte
4 out of 5 stars

Rezensiert am: 24.08.2018

Not an easy book to listen to, with so many characters and voices, but the performances of actors are impressive. One has to admire the sheer scale and effort.

  • A Little Life

  • A Novel
  • Autor: Hanya Yanagihara
  • Sprecher: Oliver Wyman
  • Spieldauer: 32 Std. und 51 Min.
  • Ungekürztes
  • Gesamt
    4.5 out of 5 stars 181
  • Sprecher
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168
  • Geschichte
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172

When four classmates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brilliant, enigmatic Jude, who serves as their center of gravity.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story and great narrator!

  • Von Oliver B Am hilfreichsten 29.11.2016

Nothing but misery

Gesamt
3 out of 5 stars
Sprecher
4 out of 5 stars
Geschichte
2 out of 5 stars

Rezensiert am: 24.02.2018

I could not make it.. Some parts are nicely written, but the sadistic details are extreme and emotionally the story is draining and ultimately there is no satisfaction in continuing. Extremely long, too..

  • All the Light We Cannot See

  • Autor: Anthony Doerr
  • Sprecher: Julie Teal
  • Spieldauer: 17 Std.
  • Ungekürztes
  • Gesamt
    4 out of 5 stars 67
  • Sprecher
    4 out of 5 stars 62
  • Geschichte
    4.5 out of 5 stars 61

Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks (there are thousands of locks in the museum). When she is six, she goes blind, and her father builds her a model of their neighbourhood, every house, every manhole, so she can memorize it with her fingers and navigate the real streets with her feet and cane. When the Germans occupy Paris, father and daughter flee to Saint-Malo on the Brittany coast, where Marie-Laure's agoraphobic great uncle lives in a tall, narrow house by the sea wall.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Disappointing

  • Von caram Am hilfreichsten 23.11.2018

Brilliant

Gesamt
5 out of 5 stars
Sprecher
4 out of 5 stars
Geschichte
5 out of 5 stars

Rezensiert am: 16.10.2017

A great story! The only annoyance is the wrong pronunciation of German and French names and words..