This is one of the best books I've listened to. The narrator reads like he's spinning a yarn just for you in your living room. The story itself is imaginative, gripping, and completely mesmerizing. Highly recommended!!
Not sure if it was the writing or the narrator that made this such an unremarkable read. Very boring and couldn't stand the narration. Very expensive waste of time. Can't believe this was a Stephen King novel....
A bit long, but kept me involved for the full 30 hours. Strong and thought provoking finish.
The narrator did an excellent job with the voices of different characters. I never tired of hearing his voice and the pacing was right on.
I doubt it is possible to listen to this book in one sitting, but I was always anxious to get back to it. I tried to stretch it out till my next credit was available, but ended up a week early.
Stephen King has quite an imagination.
The story and the narrator are nicely matched. I enjoyed spending time in this world.
muderer, criminal, spy, captain, sailor, ghost, husband, wife, child, wizard, god, demon, intellectual, imbecile, geezer, baby, carpenter, historian, scientist, etc... depending on what i am listening to. :)
stephen king, is at the top of his game in this novel. there is a lot to learn about the craft of writing in this novel. craig wasson is simply incredible. he does all the voices so well, keeps them separate, enunciates perfectly, gets accents down, finds a good voice for everyone. congratulations craig. i will look for more of yours in the future.loved it.
The reader doesn't skip ALL of the four letter words, but some, and I appreciate it, King doesn't need that to write an amazing story.
I am about half way through and this might be the best Stephen King novel ever!! I am loving it.
This is what a great novel is all about. Characters you care about and an amazing weaving of history and fiction. Loved this book!
I went into this book with a mixture of excitement and trepidation. Excitement because, well, it was a new Stephen King book and trepidation because "Under the Dome", while a good book, was somewhat of a letdown to me.
"11/22/63" is King's best work in a long time in my humble opinion. The scope of research done alone makes this something that could appeal to nearly anyone who has any interest in history. I think that this work will turn a whole new batch of readers into King fans.
The book itself is long, clocking in at over 30 hours. However, this time seemed to fly by as Craig Wassan turns in one of the best narratives I've ever heard. His range of emotion, the voices, everything is simply top-notch.
I drive an hour to and from work 5 days a week, but I found myself listening to this while exercising, while doing chores, etc. I just wanted to find out what happened next.
If there is a weak part of the story, and that is a big "if". I'd have to point to the love story, which, while good and fine, tends to drag slightly in the middle of the book. The reason for this may have just been my impatience at wanting to get back to the main story arc.
I was amazed at how King was able to take Jake/George on some "side-missions" and never make the book feel dull or drug-out.
My hats off to everyone involved in this book as I know Mr. King must have had a lot of help in the research department. Also, a big kudos to those involved in the audiobook production as this is the best I've ever heard.
If you are on the fence at all, BUY THIS BOOK. You will not regret it!!!