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wheatchief Sun 30-Oct-16 15:56:30

DP has asked for audio books for Christmas. He listens to a few radio 4 segments that he likes - the unbelievable truth is a face and he sometimes likes just a minute. There's lots of random things he likes on radio 4, Chambers, Dilemma, all sorts.

He's not a big reader but likes Dean Koontz, which is not my cup of tea at all.

Does anyone have any recommendations? I can probably do fiction but wondered if anyone had any suggestions along the lines of the type of panel shows and discussions you find on radio 4.

MermaidofZennor Sun 30-Oct-16 16:37:10

It sounds like he might enjoy more podcasts, which are free to download. Has he got an i-pod he could put loads onto?

Alternatively, Audible have radio programmes to buy through their website.

wheatchief Sun 30-Oct-16 16:59:54

I know, I thought that about podcasts. The thing is I'd like something my parents could buy for him and that he could listen to in the car. He has a media player, not an ipod but similar.

Thanks for the suggestions though!

frenchfancy Sun 30-Oct-16 21:22:27

What about Stephen King? I have listened to both The Stand and Under the Dome, of the 2 I would say The Stand was the best, but both were very good Audio Books.

MermaidofZennor Mon 31-Oct-16 05:59:09

Could they perhaps buy him a year"s subscription to Audible and then he could choose what to use his month's credit on as and when he finds something that appeals?

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