It was the slowest moving novel I have read in years and it drags on iseemingly interminably.
With better material.
Work at home mom, who loves to listen while she works!
DON'T buy this book.
NO. Well that's not completely fair. I won't SEEK out a book by Gillian Flynn again.
I was bored. ONLY got about 1/4 way through.
Captivating story, many twists and turns. I didn't like the narration. Really slow reading and voices used were not believable.
What I loved best was the supremely masterful talent Gillian Flynn has for crafting out such a clever and tantalizing story. This is one author who shouldn't get lost in the mix.
It's CLEVER. Gillian Flynn didn't just create any old psychopath. This one is remarkably intelligent, and I imagine could outwit the devil himself.
They were fantastic! I cannot say enough good things about their performance. Each one contributed equally to the story, and they were so believable, it required no effort on the listener's part at all to accept them as their characters from the very first words out of their mouths.
This is my second Gillian Flynn audiobook, and today I begin my third. This masterful author is not just imaginative, she has the highly strategic intelligence of a four-star Army General. Her writing is multi-layered, like a game of Clue, all stitched together with surgical precision. I've read/listened to thousands of books by hundreds of authors, and I'm telling you, THIS author is superb.
On the 5th anniversary of Nick and Amy Dunne, Amy goes missing, the house shows signs of a struggle and Nick is not being totally being dishonest with the police. As each day passes with Amy’s disappearance more and more evidence appears suggesting that Nick has killed his wife – but Nick insist he is innocent. Written in 2 POV, Amy’s through her diary and of Nick as he follows his wife’s anniversary treasure hunt - of which all have double meaning. Gillian Flynn had written quite the psychological thriller, a story that paints quite the picture – of a toxic and dishonest marriage, a story that is full of twist and turns and at times rather disturbing. Just when you think you have figured it out, you turn the page and hit in the face a big OMG. While I wasn’t total enamored with the ending it was certainly chilling.
Amy was read by Julia Whelan who portrayed Amy as the perfect psychopath wife and Nick was read Kirby Heyborne.
Great plot, great narrators, loved every minute of it! Didn't want to put it down. If you are a mystery fan, you won't be disappointed.
has to be my top 3 picks
yes, i could not stop listening. I wanted more and more.
Great book! I will listen to over and over
What a wonderful book full of twists and turns! I didn't want to stop listening. 19 hours went by way too fast. Interested to listen to some of this authors other books now.
Absolutely. I never saw the next twist coming!
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I would have liked to see a certain character screw up a little bit!!
I would have tried to put in a mistake that psycho wouldnt have thought about and let that character being completely taken by surprise by it and in a public setting
Kirby's and Julia's performances were brilliant and a bright spot to the story, when the 2nd part of the book started it sent me to the floor as they had me picturing something totally different. It reminded me of the book called the Collector and intill you see the point of view from someone else you actually start feeling for the psycho
Recheck my wifes background!!!
This stroy deserves a five I just wanted it to end differently, but it ended as it should have and it's psychological insights were scary. We do put on a different character thoose first years of marriage, and as the divorce rate suggests when that facade is gone most marriages can't handle it. Are we always pretending. Amys quote that love should have conditions will haunt me for a long time to come
Yes. The story starts out fairly slow and if you weren't paying attention you may have missed some things. Due to all the twists and turns and thoughts in main characters head, hard to keep the real facts straight.
Unbelieveable actions from antagonist.
Kirby's voice was a bit annoying at first (too high pitched) but then you got used to it. By the end, both narrators really were perfect for their characters. Made you really visual who they were.
Not all in one seating because it was too long but definitely as fast as you could listen.