I hear voices. But maybe that's because there's always an Audible book in my ear.
This is a bleak book. While you wait for something, anything, good to happen to these people, it's one horrible injustice after another. It's engaging because of the narration. But, you end up feeling spent.
Davina Porter's narration is perfect -- again. She is the voice of Claire for me. When I read the words, I hear Davina Porter. Plus, she handles all the other characters incredibly well, with a superb ability to set them apart and to hold their distinctions from beginning to end and from book to book.
Once again, I'm at the end of 57 hours of listening and would be just fine if there were more. I marvel at Diana Gabaldon's ability to write with quality and in quantity. If you're a fan, this is one of the most terrific books in the series. If you've not become a fan yet, start at the beginning. The characters are complex and getting the full measure of their lives is one of the most splendid things about this series.
Humphrey Bower is the whole reason this book worked for me. I don't think the storyline would have been nearly as captivating without his skilled narration. This is an excellent use of a credit.
What an exceptional story!! So well-written and perfectly performed.
Accessible from the first sentence. I was hooked from the first paragraph. I love this book!!!
Told from the perspective of Wilson, the young, shy, kind-hearted lady's maid of the crippled and depressed Elizabeth Barrett. Eventually known famously as Elizabeth Barrett Browning... This tells the story of her mistress and her relationship with Robert Browning. In the mysterious spirit of Jane Eyre and Northanger Abbey, the narrative flows and sucks you in! Historical Fiction at its very best!!
Don't miss this story. The narrator is a perfect match.