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Andrea

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  • Ape House: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Sara Gruen
    • Narrated By Paul Boehmer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (309)
    Performance
    (103)
    Story
    (102)

    Sam, Bonzi, Lola, Mbongo, Jelani, and Makena are no ordinary apes. These bonobos know American Sign Language. Isabel Duncan, a scientist at the Great Ape Language Lab, doesn’t understand people, but animals she gets—especially the bonobos. Isabel feels more comfortable in their world than she’s ever felt among humans...until she meets John Thigpen, a very married reporter who braves the ever-present animal rights protesters outside the lab to see what’s really going on inside.

    glamazon says: "Interesting Premise"
    "Poorly Read"
    Overall

    I am only 1/3 of the way through the audio-book and although I will probably finish it, it is tempting to go buy the printed version instead and be spared the horrible recording. The reader emphasizes some words inappropriately and I get the impression it was his first read through. His voice is fine, but flat and not a good fit for this book.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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