Among the none fiction books I've read I would put it in the middle.
I liked the background information although a lot of it was conjecture.
I would not have finished the book if I had just read it. The voice kept my interest up.
Another apocolypse movie...
I definitely plan to listen to A Higher Call again! The first listen was to find out the stories of the pilots. The second time will be to absorb the surrounding circumstances. I've never read a book that contained the German (please note - not Nazi) viewpoint of the war and I found it fascinating.
I am a WWII history buff and that is what first attracted me to the book. But the flight knowledge and background of the individual situations kept me rapt with attention.
All characters were well performed.
Seeing or even just reading about the aircraft of this period always brings me to tears. The B-17 in particular is such a beautiful machine. Combine that with thoughts of the lives they took...and the lives they saved is just tumultuous for me. The stories of the men and how a moment's decision affected so many lives is so moving.
If Hollywood were to ever make a movie of A Higher Call I don't know if I would want to go see it or not. I don't think any script could do justice to the book.
I'm forcing myself to keep listening to a Dance With Dragons because I addicted to the series. Dotrice has destroyed my enjoyment by making all the women sound like old hags! Even when describing Dany as a beautiful, young girl....he manages to make her sound like a horrid old crone.
And way, way too many new characters introduced. And none that I can find an affinity for.
The other books and readings were wonderful but this one is just inexcusable.
Before I purchase another Dotrice Dragon book I'll wait to read reviews about the narration of book five....if there is a book five.
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