Category Archives: Audio Books and Audio Dramatisations

Five on a Treasure Island – a review of the unabridged audio

I’ve gotten quite into my audiobooks this past year – they definitely help me to read more. I can ‘read’ an audiobook during times when I couldn’t hold a print or ebook, like when I’m walking to work or on … Continue reading

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Enid Blyton’s Christmas Stories Audio Book

So Soon? I know we’re only just inside the Christmas barrier but I thought that if I didn’t do this blog now, we’d run out of time and you’ll all be sick of Christmas things by then! I found the … Continue reading

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The Last Term at Malory Towers: Audio Adaptation

So here we are at the last audio adaptation of Malory Towers. Its been a rather short run of these audio comparisons but with only six volumes in the series, how could we expect more? Maybe I shall have to … Continue reading

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In the Fifth at Malory Towers: Audio Adaptation

We’re almost at the end of these comparisons, mostly because there was only ever six to do with Malory Towers. In the Fifth is my second favourite Malory Towers book, the first being The Third Year at Malory Towers. The reason … Continue reading

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Upper Fourth at Malory Towers: Audio Adaption

The Upper Fourth at Malory Towers is the one that made the biggest impression on me when I was younger and the cassette that I had listened to, had filled me full of dread for failure. The crux of the … Continue reading

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Third Year at Malory Towers: Audio Adaptation

The third Malory Towers book happens to be one of my favourites, tied with In the Fifth, but re-listning to the audio cassette today made me realize that even though its one of my favourite books, it is not one … Continue reading

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The Second Form at Malory Towers: An Audio Adaptation

Following on from the review I did of  the First Term at Malory Towers audio before Christmas I finally caved and brought an downloadable version of The Second Form at Malory Towers because I couldn’t find my cassette tape. Anyway, … Continue reading

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Five Have a Mystery to Solve: An exciting dramatised adventure

This is the last of the CDs that I have, and I’ve left this one to last as it’s one of my least favourite Fives. It’s hard to say why. Something to do with how un-Fiveish it is for them … Continue reading

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First Term at Malory Towers: An Audio Adaptation

Well thank goodness I still have a working tape machine in my room otherwise I wouldn’t be able to bring you this blog at all. Once I had located the tape I slipped it in the player and off we … Continue reading

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Five Go Adventuring Again: An exciting audio dramatisation

This is one of the CDs I got free from The Daily Telegraph years ago when they were running a promotion. The only differences between this one and the one that you can buy in the stores is that this … Continue reading

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8 Exciting dramatised adventures: the Short Story Collection part two

I reviewed part one some time ago and I’ve discovered that I’ve since misplaced that disk as it isn’t in the case. Oh dear. Disk two was there thankfully, so I can get on tonight. For some strange reason Windows Media … Continue reading

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Five Fall Into Adventure: An Exciting Dramatised Adventure

I’ve been very good this week and actually listened to this in advance of blogging day. I was also a bit forgetful and forgot to turn off the shuffle feature at first, so started with a random chapter. Oh well! … Continue reading

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Five Get Into Trouble: An exciting dramatised adventure

Five Get Into Trouble is the second CD in the set, Five Fall Into Adventure being the first. I had a half-moment of hesitation before putting Trouble on, as I like to read/listen in order but I’ve been promising Trouble … Continue reading

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8 Exciting dramatised adventures: the Short Story Collection part one

In my head and on the schedule I’ve got the Short Story Collection marked as a one blog post affair. As it turns out (and this will have been obvious to most) it’s still a two CD set and the … Continue reading

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Five Go Down to the Sea: An exciting dramatised adventure

I’m being bad this week and listening to CD2 from the set before CD1. I can’t help that though as I promised to do Five Go Down to the Sea and I much prefer that to the alternative which is Five … Continue reading

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Another roundup of Blyton presents

As with last year I got spoiled on my birthday and at Christmas and managed to amass a pile of Blyton-themed gifts. Most of these will end up having blogs of their own as I read/listen and review them later … Continue reading

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