David R. Smith

Helpful votes received on reviews: 86% (6 of 7)
Location: Sussex, England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 150,786 - Total Helpful Votes: 6 of 7
Tristram Shandy (Classic Fiction) by Laurence Sterne
I consider this Very expensive for a dozen plus plastic discs, but I also consider this book to be one of the best ever written, and this reading of it is superb. If you do not know the book, Sterne crams an entire (and complete) universe into pages of text, delivering a spectrum of the experience of being a human being that is wider than any other work of fiction. Beware though, if you are one who wants a plot in a story, a direction in a character's actions, or a book to "get on with it" you will get NONE of it from Tristram Shandy. Not only that you will be be frustrated and irritated. But if you want joyous, humourous, and subtle episodes of life depicted which say more about… Read more
We're Only In It For The Money ~ Frank Zappa
Interesting for its historical value, but it is too much of its time and with (what I consider from Zappa) mediocre music, I doubt if you would listen to this more than a couple times.
Tank Full Of Blues ~ DION
5.0 out of 5 stars Dion Masters the Blues, 2 July 2014
Dion always aspired to be a blues singer, and with this CD he has made it to his goal. The natural sweetness of his voice has been moulded into the blues genre and mixed with some foot tapping music. Ranked against the classic blues singers might only merit 4 stars but you gotta give him that extra star for effort.