Everything but the narrator.
less cloak and dagger. less political maneuvering.
His melodramatic style is the only thing that made it bearable.
There has to be a better story than the machinations of a futuristic version of the Roman Catholic Church.
It was terrible. I allowed myself to be tortured through approximately 60% of the novel. A bunch of barely self-aware idiots trying to survive the zombies. The narrator's nearly mono-tonal delivery was the crappy icing on the manure cake.
As a skeptic, I am ashamed of my zombie fixation. I know that the human body is a machine, and once it is broken, it will not not come back to life. There is no scientific principle that would permit the existence of zombies, but here I am listening to yet another zombie book and liking it.
Joe Ledger is a badass. The novel is well written and the kept my attention all of the way through. I thought the narrator reproduced the "Joe Ledger Voice" that I envisioned well.
I think Jeff Lindsay really does the Dexter voice well. I would hope so, as he is the author. The thing that I hate about the Dexter books is that I wind up liking and rooting for a sociopath and murderer. How does he do that? Why would I like such an inhuman character so well?
I enjoyed the story very much and look forward to the next book in the series as I work my way through it.
The story was fantastic. Raylan goes to Italy. Another layer of Elmore Leonard's complex character has been revealed. I really enjoyed the short book. The narrator was so-so. He has a boring voice, and doesn't do Eastern Kentucky very well.
A grown man weeps and vomits his way through a zombie apocalypse. I have never heard of a grown man spending so much time crying, even over boo-boos.
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