I can't imagine anyone who would enjoy this.
By having better material.
Overwritten, impossible to concentrate on, no discernible characterization.
This is a beautiful series of scenes, presented in one long, never changing, unvarying note. It is a noble, epic and magisterial note, but alas lack of variation made it impossible to follow for me.
If someone was looking for a great book to read (listen to), no I wouldn't recommend this. The story is beautifully imaginative and descriptive to the point of... having no point. If someone asked me for a great poetry book with an aimless wandering story, I would highly recommend this.
I'm disappointed by Neil Gaiman's endorsement of this book. Having read everything the man has published and enjoyed most of it, I was very disappointing in this book. It's just not a good
Simon Vance is incredible. His
No. Please god no!
I'm not sure who would enjoy it, it is a very convuluted story line and became hard to keep track of who was doing what.
Might be easier to follow by reading. I understand the connection with Gaiman, but Gaiman's stories have a strong narrative. This just seemed to drift and you never become engaged with any characters. Everyone in my family voted to quit listening mid-book, something that hasn't happened before.