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Display Name: Phoebe
About me: voracious reader, used to read just about anything, but now am more selective, college grad, if that makes any difference, also enjoy movies from all time periods
Reading Interests: mystery, detective, westerns, Georgette Heyer, Jane Austen, history, science, Raymond Chandler, audiobooks and lectures, movies and movies made from books, and crochet!

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Cover ArtPersuasion [DVD].
by Root, Amanda.
I like the book Persuation very much. This adaption of it is the best I’ve ever seen. This seems to be not saying too much as there are so few Persuations out there, but this DVD is true to the characters, it brings them alive from the pages of the book. Ciarin Hinds makes a great Captain Wendover.   posted Jul 21, 2010 at 11:23AM

Cover ArtAustenland [compact disc] : a novel
by Hale, Shannon
I enjoyed listening to this, you hear quite a few different english accents.   posted Jul 21, 2010 at 11:16AM

Cover ArtWriting Jane Austen : a novel
by Aston, Elizabeth.
A fun book, whether you are into Jane Austen or not.   posted Jul 21, 2010 at 11:12AM

Cover ArtAppaloosa [audio cassette]
by Robert B. Parker
I also recommend Resolution and Brimstone, the other two novels in the trilogy. Even people who don’t normally read westerns would get something from these books. They are more character studies than shoot-em-ups. They author also wrote a book on the Earp brothers. It has a different voice and flavor, more like history.   posted Mar 25, 2010 at 7:32AM

Cover ArtAppaloosa [audio cassette]
by Robert B. Parker
I agree with Razor and Karen. I’m giving my take on the oral versions. Appaloosa is on tape and Resolution and Brimstone are on CD. The same man narrates (Titus Wendover) all 3. He does a great job capturing the voice of the author and especially of Everitt Hitch, the narrator of the books. Have fun!   posted Mar 25, 2010 at 7:26AM

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