Yes, mostly because of the narrator's voice and him doing an excellent job of conveying the emotions of each character in the book.
Any of Asimov's books. I've not read any Asimov in years, but listening to this one brought me right back and recalled all the other books he has written.
I have not heard him read before, but found his reading of this book well done!
Yes, it sure was. I actually listen to books while I commute and even when my drive was done each day I didn't want to stop the audio but keep listening!
Great prelude to the Foundation books, and another one of his books which falls beautifully in line with his Robot and Galactic Empire books.
The pacing of the book, especially at the beginning seems slow, especially the way James Marsters reads it. He sounds a bit bored reading it.
Most interesting was the world Jim Butcher created, mixing a lot of what the reader knows and twisting it about to make it new and interesting. Least interesting aspect was the way Marsters read this first one.
Put a bit more life into the story and characters. It all seemed like he was just reading the words off the page without much interest in the material.
It finally got further into the stores of Jon Snow, Daenerys Stormborn and Tyrion Lannister, and was a far more interesting and engrossing book than Book 4.
This book has made me more excited about the next book in a series than any other series has done before. I know I'll be purchasing and reading Book 6 the minute its available.
I found that the narrator had change the tone of voice for some characters between Book 3 and Book 5, especially his female characters. All of the main female characters had the same tone and inflection in their voice, thus not enveloping me as much. I also listened to books 3, 4 and 5 back to back, so I still remembered the voice he used for characters like Daenerys and Arya which now were far different.
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