It was appropriately slow and aloof, with an interesting first person pov. The audiobook reader was not great.
The audio frequently dropped into a deep muffled sound for spans of 10 seconds. Just long enough to distract from the story and make you wonder what the narrator just said.
It's an excellent book and astounds me how a book published in 1959 can be talking about scifi things that authors in 2015 are still using (power armour, read: halo, call of duty, warhammer 40k, etc). I'm also a huge fan of his social commentary. So much good, if you've never read it, or haven't read it since you were a kid, I highly recommend it.
the narrator is excellent and has a perfect voice that reflects the characters growth throughout the whole story.
At many points in the book you can tell that they have re-recorded sections and spliced them in. The patches sound quite different and the switch can be jarring. Otherwise the recording was fine and the story is a classic.
Horribly noticeable changes in pitch, tempo, and volume in what seems to be the original reading with clearly spliced additional audio to make it unabridged.
Better than the movie! Ending was weak would have liked more tie in with original characters
As with many books, this one was better than its movie. It always impresses me how well SciFi authors in 1959 can describe space travel before the first human went into space.