I was hoping for the intrigue and clever plot from past Bourne adventures, but Jason Bourne has reverted to a comic book style character in very familiar story lines. Jason is still the lethal, lone-wolf super spy. He is fluent in a multitude of unusual languages and has countless expert skills that would take a dozen lifetimes to acquire. He withstands relentless near death beatings, from which he is able to recover with minor medical care and and an enourmous effort of will. Jason must contend with an evil and clever foe, double agents, an intelligence comunity that does not appreciate his talents, and a government bogged down in inertia. Jason must save the United States from calamity using only his boundless ingenuity and the help of a very few and clever friends, but the clock is ticking ... While I do not want to give away the plot, this reminded me of the old James Bond novels and movies. I know this is a common plot, but I had hoped for something more original.
Not time well-spent but with some entertainment value. The plot did not seem very original, think of The Godfather and American Gangster. Lots of gratuitous sex. Some cheesy sound effects.
Rather abrupt, not well crafted.
Narration was adequate to the story. A mix of voices was performed well.
The highly affected English upper crust accent used by the narrator. It was grating after the first minute of listening. Not much of a story to keep you interested. Found it hard to empathize with the main character, a spunky "poor little rich girl" experiencing hard times.
I am listening to "wool".
Tone down the irritating accent.
Build on the entertaining characters and plots similar to the other novels by JD Robb.
Loose the graphic details of the sociopaths murder spree.
Great narration which was the salvation for this story.
The gratuitous, gory detailed death scenes.
no. the plot is very similar to that of a movie I watched recently. It lacks originality.
no.the author belabors a failed relationship between the two main characters (husband and wife). this failed relationship becomes the center of the universe for the story. maybe the author was trying to exercise some of her own demons.
I reluctantly continued to listen to this book but only out my own sense of boredom.
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