The Seeker's Guide to Harry Potter - Audible Audio Edition - of the DVD by Reality Films

  • by Geo Athena Trevarthen
  • 1 hrs and 18 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

The Seeker's Guide to Harry Potter takes you on a journey and exploration into the underlying themes of J. K. Rowling’s fantastically successful Harry Potter series. Drawing from her unique background and personal experiences, the author provides original insights into the mysticism, magic, and symbolism within the world of Harry Potter.
Dr. Geo Trevarthen is an academic who has painstakingly researched the Harry Potter craze. But she goes far beyond the normal criteria and steps into a world of real magic and its shamanic past. In doing so, she reveals the origins of many of the elements found within the novels and films. She developed and taught the course on Harry Potter in Open Studies at the University of Edinburgh, where she received a Ph.D. for her groundbreaking work on Celtic shamanism and is currently a postdoctoral fellow.
Join us in this fascinating interview as we journey into a world full of mystery and wonder.


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Customer Reviews

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Totally Distracting

What disappointed you about The Seeker's Guide to Harry Potter - Audible Audio Edition - of the DVD by Reality Films?

This might have been better if someone actually spent time making it for audio instead of taking it from the DVD. Tons of background noise, so noisy that you really can't tell what the speaker is saying. Traffic noise, long periods of repetitive music, "OM"ing. All probably works in the DVD, BUT NOT FOR AUDIO!

What was most disappointing about Geo Athena Trevarthen’s story?

The fact that she has a ton of great information but the audio was so full of background distraction that it wasn't possible to hold attention to what she was saying.

What didn’t you like about the narrator’s performance?

The quality of the recording (her voice only) was shallow and tinny.

If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Seeker's Guide to Harry Potter - Audible Audio Edition - of the DVD by Reality Films?

I would have cut all the background noise and actually allowed the listener to focus in on the story, her message.

Any additional comments?

Yes. Watch the DVD, don't waste a credit on this audio.

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- Jan

Poor Structure, Light on Content

Any additional comments?

The audiobook is artificially lengthened by long stretches of music interrupting pieces of content.

Even worse, the music continues over the content making the book difficult to listen to.

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- Christopher James Bonnen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-12-2010
  • Publisher: Reality Entertainment