Poitier tells his story with humor, humility and wisdom. I am not usually interested in the life of celebrities but maybe I should be. The topics he covers are all over the place and he can make listening to anything worthwhile. His personal experiences coming to the U.S. before the civil rights movement, his selectiveness about the roles he would play and his insights into the films and plays he starred in are so interesting. I want to rent his movies and think about his comments. I liked his thoughts on parenting and belonging. Great audio. He should write more and this should be listened to, not read.
I have been a fan of Stuart Woods, especially the Will Lee series but this book is terrible. It mixes both series, Will Lee and Stone Barrington, but to what purpose? I finally gave up when I became bored with and antagonized by the tawdry dialogue: Stone brings a woman who is his weekend guest to an old man's house. "Is she for me?" And, yes, he leaves her there like discarded luggage. Won't buy his titles until I know that his adolescent alter ego has been dispatched!
I thoroughly enjoyed this mystery. While there is a whodunit at the center of the storyline, I was captivated by the many details of daily life in Saudi Arabia. Inside the head of a righteous Muslim, the retrictions on women from clothing to needing a driver or male escort to the difficult, if not impossible, effort to get to know a member of the opposite sex. Give it a listen!
This novel should be recommended for English learners. The author says what he is going to say, says it then sums it up by saying it. First time that I've written a negative review.
Great and interesting story.
This was fun and kept me in suspense. I enjoyed the setting
in Thailand. I liked the narrator also.
Well-paced, suspenseful, really grips you to the end. Highly recommend.
I enjoyed this book. The mystery kept me guessing right up till the last few minutes. I didn't know that the main character was a "cutter" when I purchased this audio. I have known someone like that, and heard of others, and could never understand it. I don't know if this depiction is medically accurate, but it was interesting.
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