The first two "sections" took me into Seely and Netty's experiences in a way that only Middlemarch matches (in my reading). The second half of the book seemed more talky or obviously calculated and far less engaging.
I liked the reader's pace and voice, although it is possible that a more experienced reader could have made the second half more interesting.
Well read as hoped. Well written as believed. But surprisingly hopeless at the culmination when Sealy believes in nothing and everything. Depressing.
This exceeded my expectations! I felt like I really got to know and love the characters. I could see their humanity, their struggles, their truth, their spirituality. There's so much heartbreak and wrong in the world, but there's also a way to get right with it. I definitely recommend this experience.
Very well done. I love a story with a lesson(s) in it. Books are almost always better than the movie made of it...this one did not disappoint. I will recommend it, and this particular recording.