NO! I'm deleting this audiobook from my library and ordering the print edition. What a waste of money.
Everything. Listening to his ridiculously over-emphatic performance is like being repeatedly hit over the head with a blunt object, and I was only able to stand it for 20 minutes or so. I finally had to give up, even though I was extremely interested by the book itself.
Warning to potential buyers: listen to an audio sample before purchasing. If you can deal with the narrator's performance, more power to you. If you're like me, you'll order the print or Kindle edition.
As noted by many others below, this fantastic book did not get the audio performance it deserves. Did the producer or editor even listen to this thing?
Note to whoever is responsible: next time you have a notable book about film history like this one, hire a reader who actually knows something about movies and then have someone listen to the completed recording and correct all the cringe-inducing mispronunciations of names and basic words. Mark Harris and his wonderful book deserve better.
I call do-over.
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