The readers voice is fine, speed and inflections are good. fades quiet at commas and periods, could been fixed with editing. still great though.
Life in HooterVille is GREAT!
Given the abundance of negative narrator reviews, I almost did not purchase this audiobook -that would have been a big mistake as I would have been deprived a most enjoyable listen to my all time favorite of Tom Clancey's novels. The audiobook was more enjoyable than simply reading the novel.
Duh, maybe John Kelly/Clark.
Many narators ruin a story via excessive voice inflection - it becomes very tiresome and tedious, especially with a long story such as this one. Michael Pritchard does not make that mistake and thus the reader is treated to a most enjoyable listening experience.
We had a hard time following the story in the beginning. We felt the performance should have been better at queueing the switching of scenes.
We loved the story and look forward to more in this series.
If you're familiar with the series this is the backstory for Mr. Clark . It also includes history on many of the supporting characters in the Jack Ryan series. Very well done with lots of surprising cross history for many of the characters who have entered our lives through these books.
In the past I have loved reading Tom Clancy novels, however I was unable to get past the first hour in this book do to the horrid narration. Not only did the narrator fail to give different characters different voices/inflections, he failed to have any inflections or passion whatsoever. The exact same emotionless, dry and apathetic voice was used for a scene with two men repairing a boat and for a scene with a woman being tortured for information.
I would compare this recording to sand, dry, nasty and irritating.
I would definitely try his performance should I ever have the need to interrogate someone, five minutes of hearing this guy talk and they would say anything.
Disappointment, a perfectly good story ruined by a horrible narrator.
Don't use this narrator again.
Read book few years back and loved it
Narration completely monotone. Unlistenable IMO.
Love Audible and Audible books but don"t buy this one.