I never listen to the same book twice but I could see making an exception. This is the kind of book that a book club should read and then REALLY talk about it. Russell Banks is so good at showing you the heart of someone whose heart you didn't think you wanted to see. Until you did.
Oh, THE KID, of course.
He did a great job of it, subtle changes for different characters.
The book was great as far as making you rethink your opinions, but it was also full of mystery, trying to figure out who the PROFFESSOR really was and what motivated him. I think it was right up there with RULE OF THE BONE, one of Bank's earlier books that I have given as a gift a dozen times.
This character of a Mensa who introduces himself as:
Nothing could have saved some of the dialogue, but Scott's interpretation of
Surprise, then disappointment followed by boredom.
My first and Last Russel Banks. Life is too short.