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The Test - My Autobiography

Brian O'Driscoll

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Test, the stunning autobiography from rugby legend Brian O'Driscoll, read by Aidan Kelly. Between 1999, when he made his international debut, and his retirement in 2014, there was no greater player in world rugby than Brian O'Driscoll. In 2010 Rugby World magazine named him its world player of the decade - and since then the legend has only grown. Along the way, he was tested - by personal loss, off-the-field pressures and career-threatening injuries. The Testis a book about how he took on those challenges - how a world-class talent developed a world-class work ethic and temperament. As he lost his youthful pace, O'Driscoll's reinvented himself as a player, revealing the remarkable character and drive behind the glittering gifts. In the latter years of his career, he put in a sequence of gladiatorial performances that etched themselves into the minds of every rugby fan every bit as indelibly as the legendary early tries in Paris and Brisbane. Honest, gritty and thoughtful, The Test is not just an essential sports book. It is an essential book about family, friends, hard work, courage and imagination.

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Test, the stunning autobiography from rugby legend Brian O'Driscoll, read by Aidan Kelly. Between 1999, when he made his international debut, and his retirement in 2014, there was no greater player in world rugby than Brian O'Driscoll. In 2010 Rugby World magazine named him its world player of the decade - and since then the legend has only grown. Along the way, he was tested - by personal loss, off-the-field pressures and career-threatening injuries. The Testis a book about how he took on those challenges - how a world-class talent developed a world-class work ethic and temperament. As he lost his youthful pace, O'Driscoll's reinvented himself as a player, revealing the remarkable character and drive behind the glittering gifts. In the latter years of his career, he put in a sequence of gladiatorial performances that etched themselves into the minds of every rugby fan every bit as indelibly as the legendary early tries in Paris and Brisbane. Honest, gritty and thoughtful, The Test is not just an essential sports book. It is an essential book about family, friends, hard work, courage and imagination.
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Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The Test, the stunning autobiography from rugby legend Brian O'Driscoll, read by Aidan Kelly. Between 1999, when he made his international debut, and his retirement in 2014, there was no greater player in world rugby than Brian O'Driscoll. In 2010 Rugby World magazine named him its world player of the decade - and since then the legend has only grown. Along the way, he was tested - by personal loss, off-the-field pressures and career-threatening injuries. The Testis a book about how he took on those challenges - how a world-class talent developed a world-class work ethic and temperament. As he lost his youthful pace, O'Driscoll's reinvented himself as a player, revealing the remarkable character and drive behind the glittering gifts. In the latter years of his career, he put in a sequence of gladiatorial performances that etched themselves into the minds of every rugby fan every bit as indelibly as the legendary early tries in Paris and Brisbane. Honest, gritty and thoughtful, The Test is not just an essential sports book. It is an essential book about family, friends, hard work, courage and imagination.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Aidan Kelly

Length:

10h 30m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

29:22


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

45:11


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

34:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

31:04


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

35:50


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

25:15


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

56:10


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

31:01


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

49:59


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

25:49


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

28:26


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

34:07


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

28:24


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

39:47


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

37:49


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

34:21


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

21:54


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

41:05