I work. I ski. I play. I write. I have a family. I garden. I coach. I volunteer. I sketch. I run. I read.
The narrator is excellent. The story is suspenseful. I enjoyed the character development. Overall, it is a good story.
I like the character development best.
The New Englanders... all of them
Yes. It took me about two weeks though.
I would listen to another book read by Craig Wasson.
I am new to SK and this was my first listen. I have never read SK.
There were times when I laughed, and times I wept, times that I was riveted and could not put it down and all the way through, I was so happy that it was a nice LONG book!I loved the trips back in time and appreciated his attention to every detail of what we experienced living through that era. We all remember "that day". Made me feel as if I were right there with him, all the way.
The dance of life was my favorite scene. I listened to that several times, shared it with my husband and every time, I wept. Stephen King was brilliant and worked his magic on me with that scene. Unforgettable!
Thankfully, the book was long and 47+ hours is not a book you can take in one sitting, yet I have to admit, I would listen for hours on end and never once could I get bored or lose track.
Because this was my first Stephen King, I have already purchased another...The Stand and I am looking forward to enjoying it just as much.
Very near the top.
The general concepts of how the time travel occurred. The effects of the time travel and the possibilities encountered. The characters especially Sadie Dunhill.
Both. I had hoped for a more "storybook" ending for Jake and Sadie but alas... the book helped make me want that.
I liked the anticipation of what may or may not happen. It's what kept me hooked.
I enjoyed many of the characters. The narration was very well done. I like how he gave each character a different voice and really brought them to life. Also it was written so detailed you really were able to become familiar with each of them.
This was a very interesting book. The type you can't put down because you would feel incomplete not knowing what happened.
The narrator did an incredible job with the different voices, and was able to enhance the experience greatly.
Jake/George was my favourite character because of his selfless need to always do the right thing.
I really enjoyed when Jake/George finally returned to the present.
When one says "Stephen King" one automatically thinks words like macabre, horror, or terror. Such its not the case with this really surprising and refreshing work. Time travel, a love story, history with a twist... It's beautiful.
Saving Camelot and ruining the world, one man's quest for love.
This audiobook was beautifully acted. The very last handful of seconds add a detail which make the audiobook one million percent better than the printed version: music. Just the tiniest but of music during the crucial closing seconds makes all the difference in the world. I cried!
I would listen to this book again because I enjoy the journey.
I would compare this book to other of Steve's books except that the ending fits the tale.
I found this narrator to be the appropriate voice for the time period.
Follow Stephen king down the rabbit hole as you go on a journey of time travel, love and loss.
I enjoy Steve's novels but sometimes they fall flat at the end. I keep coming back because I enjoy the journey. I enjoyed this book for the journey and the ending. Way to go!
Once again, Stephen King proves that he knows how to tell a story. The nostalgia of the late 50s and early 60s brought back so many memories of growing up in that era myself; things I had forgotten. And I do remember exactly where I was when I first heard that President Kennedy had been shot. Small Spoiler Alert! The only issue I have is with the overall story, not Mr. King's skill. I thought it would be more the aftermath, after preventing the assassination. However, the actual attempt doesn't come until almost the end, with only a brief summary of what might happen if the president survived. That being said, I highly recommend this tour of the early 60s. So, enjoy!
I loved this book, but I found the narration to be distractingly bad. The narrator's accents were appalling and every person sounded to be a 90 year old man whether they were meant to be a young child or a woman. To top it all off the accents he used were often bad imitation of former US presidents. It was just terrible. In summary, buy the book don't get the audio version or see if you can find a version with a different narrator.
I could not get through this audio book. It is very long and in need of some editing. The book hooked me in with an interesting premise. The early set up chapters were interesting and moved along at a good pace. The middle part of the booked just seemed to drag on and on and on. There was far too much time devoted to the protagonist living and teaching in the late 50s/early 60s without much in plot advancement. The narrator has a slow speech style which makes this seem to drag on even longer.
I became very tired of the endless specific descriptions of the price of things in that era. Stuff was a lot cheaper, I get it!
The narrator sounds much older than the age of the protagonist which didn't fit. He did a decent job but read to slow for me and I found a lot of his accents and exclamations a little over the top.I thought this was going to be a good one but I just couldn't take it any more.
The good news is that the Audible exchange process worked flawlessly and I swapped this book for "Ready Player One" by Earnest Cline. So far that book is superb!