None better. The best of the best. Presents a philosophy that we should all live by.
I'm a soldier who likes fantasy novels
Great but there were a few points where the audio was weird. Still would recommend.
The audio of this program would periodically become very muffled, as if the narrator were turning away from the microphone for 5-6 seconds before it rectified itself.
The narrator is just wrong for this story. His performance is all off, and to top it off, he never seems to get excited about the story. If he disliked the story so much, why would he narrate it!
He has a weak, nasally, east coast accent that is entirely wrong for all of the tough roughneck space marine characters. Furthermore, he has an odd cadence, pausing in the middle of sentences and making it tough to follow the narrative flow. And despite the odd cadence, he has a low-energy, droning quality to his voice that makes one feel sleepy, even during the action scenes.
Classic novel ruined by a poorly matched narrator!
This narrator sounds like he's barely paying attention to what he's reading because he's too busy getting a massage. Droning, dispassionate, no acting skills whatsoever. He's not telling a story, he's merely reading. Anyone who thinks this man did a good job should listen to William Dufris perform Master Sergeant Antonio Ruiz in Old Man's War. How can anyone perform military characters with no passion whatsoever? I listen while driving, and this narrator was putting me to sleep. He's dangerous. It may actually be a good book, but I just couldn't take it anymore. The publisher should re-record this book with Dufris.
Toward the top.
Some of the conversations that the main character had with his teacher about the history of society stand out in my mind.
Fit the character and scenario well.
Yes, but that's hard...
SOOO much better and completely different than the stupid movie. It's a shame that it even has the same title. They were nothing alike really.
The story is great. I've read it many times. The problem is that they added some passages in post, and the voice doesn't match up. It's just enough to throw me out of the story. Otherwise, it's a good buy.
There's so much excitement in a world where citizens have a vested interest in the survival of their Nation, you follow Johnny through his stages of realization. from learning to fight to learning to lead Johnny explains his revelations as they appear to him.