Listened with my 20-year-old son on a 9-hour carride. What a treat. We were both rivited. Poignant and funny, heartbreaking and triumphant, filled with little gems of life lessons.
The story reminded me of my son who is much like the lead character, a hard-working man of character, who works on BMWs and loves cars and racing.
It was so unique to hear the story from Enzo's (the man's dog) point of view - totally unique and inspiring!
Denny was my favorite and of course, Enzo.
Enzo was the most memorable because he gave us a window into a dog's point of view of our world.
I felt the dog!
Denny was my favorite because he never gave up and always loved freely!
My favorite scene was when Eve's father fed Enzo the peprocinni the second time.
Eve because she was so likable.
This book was a real tear jerker so be prepared. I believe the author captured the very essence of any dogs demeanor. I could actually see any dog I have known trying to think like Enzo did in the book.
This book has SO MUCH potential!
Overall: If this book were a movie, I would not pay to go to the theater and see it; I wouldn’t even spend the money on renting it. I would however watch it if it came on regular cable.
The dog perspective is a great listen-- I was worried it would be cheesy coming from a dog, but it really wasn’t... it was great and sometimes funny. The dog had human thoughts for the most part with a few funny dog-like behaviors thrown in for good measure.
The family and the general story had a good outline but I did not enjoy the development of the story. There were a lot of complications that were cleaned up too easily, too shortly towards the very end. Not to mention I am not into racing cars. I get the comparison that was being made, but still found myself very bored with the descriptive parts about cars and/or racing them.
Excellent narration, fantastic plot with lots of twists and turns, fulfilling resolution. Highly recommend this book.
Travel in my car 3 hours a day, I listen to audible books both ways. I now hate to leave my car. Thinking of a way I can live in my car - kidding! But I love my audible books. They are the best part of my day.
Yes! I never listen to books more than once. But this one I will. I absolutely love Enzo! I am so sorry the book ended. I wish it would go on and on. Author did an outstanding job of developing the dog as the main character. I cried so hard at the ending - I was driving home from work and had to pull over. That is how great the book is.
when Enzo took the legal papers that Denny was going to sign and urinated on them. What a great thing the author did - brave on his part.
So many many parts but mainly the end of Enzo's life - was very touching. I was so moved - I cried for hours and truly mourned the loss of that character.
Great book to listen to - you will enjoy it very much.
I am an Australian woman who enjoys reading many different styles of books, from history to sci fi and mystery to poetry.
I tend to like these sorts of books and maybe this would have been better in the written form. I was bored stiff with it and kept on going to sleep. Don't bother with this is my advice
I am a lifelong reader and I enjoy many types of books. My favorites are romance, historical fiction, and a little sci-fi thrown in.
I didn't read the print version, but I think the voice version brought the characters to life in a way that the print version couldn't.
Enzo, of course, was my favorite. How could he not be?
I haven't heard any other Christopher Welch performances.
Again, that would have to be Enzo. I always suspected dogs were smarter than they could articulate. He just proved it!
Be ready to go through a full range of emotions...from complete happiness to heart wrenching sadness. This book delivers it all.
Written from the viewpoint of a dog named Enzo, who has beautiful insight into the lives of his people. A different and beautiful story of what a dog learned in a short life, what takes most humans a lifetime, and often never grasp. It is sad, joyful, and funny.
I've already recommended this book to my dog loving friends. It is similar to Marley and Me but I think I enjoyed this one even better. At first I didn't think I was going to like it. The story, style and characters definitely grew on me.
I thought that the ups and downs in the plot were interesting. There were quite a few surprises that kept things moving.
I laughed, cried, and pondered a whole lot.