I had to listen to this whole thing for a bookclub and frequently wanted to ask, "Are we there yet?". It was labored and self-conscious with a bizarre seasoning of slap-stick. Huh??
Someone who doesn't read very many books, fiction or nonfiction, that deal with history
yes, not a problem with narration
I would cut every cliched character but in this case that would mean no book.
I bought this after listening to "The Help" but ensemble casting cannot make up for lack of believable characters.
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