Seldom have I had so much fun learning history this way. You get a really great idea of how France, England, and Scotland were interacting in the 18th century. Lots of twists and turns especially with the time travel element. One of the best narrators ever!
I have enjoyed reading theses books, and have enjoyed listenng to them now, the reader is just fantastic. She has accents and voices for characters that bring the book alive. She breathes life into a book that is already very good.
As I said before, I am not a fan of time travel novels. This series is so captivating. When I finished Outlander, I couldn't wait to get started on Dragonfly in Amber. Gabaldon is amazing at her limitless ability to keep the reader glued to her story.
I have been waiting for years for the unabridged version of the Outlander series. I haven't been disappointed and neither will anyone that starts this series. Highly recommended!!
It just doesnt't get ANY better than this! Loved the entire series!! Read it once and then bought the entire unabridged series on audio! That solidfied what an EXCELLENT series this is! To hear Jamie's scottish brogue is heart melting. The narrator is outstanding!
I read these books several years ago and was excited to see them here on audible. Great stories told by an excellent narrator. The reader gives life and depth to each character in the novel and manages the different accents very well. I enjoyed listening to these books tremendously!
The characterization in this second book is as entertaining as in the first book. However, the lengthy exploration of Louis's French court slowed down the action without adding much to the plot. The first and last 30 minutes of the book seem disjointed, and more time could have been spent on developing Claire's relationship with her daughter, Brianna. Kept reading purely for Davina Porter's brilliant narration.
I enjoyed the first book of the series, Outlander, and was looking forward to finding out what became of the characters, Claire and Jamie. Dragonfly began interestingly with the story of the, now adult, daughter of Claire and Jamie. However, it flashed back to the past, dragged on and on,then ended with as many questions as it began with. Bottom line, nothing much happens considering the book's length. I have not read the third book in the series, but if I had known what I know now, I might have just skipped to the third book.
i have just recently discovered Diana Gabaldon and am thoroughly enjoying her books. a bit long but never boring. i didn't want to come to the end and have found myself totally absorbed in the story.