'Memory' is easily my favorite of Lois Bujold's Vorkosigan series. It is very intense--in some parts I was laughing and crying at the same time--and is a huge character builder for Miles. One huge caveat, though--DON'T read/listen to this book first. In order to get the full impact of the main conflict, you have to know the personalities and issues of the characters that have been explored and developed over the last five or whatever books. Without that background I think the book would fall a bit flat. Don't get me wrong, it's a well written book on its own and the conflict is explored within the book--but that can't take the place of reading the development of characters over five or six full length novels.
Usually, I find audiobooks to be a slightly lesser way to enjoy books I've already read. With 'Wee Free Men' and the sequels, though, the way the narrator uses the proper accents and dialect for the various characters improves the book enormously. Just reading the dialogue myself doesn't do it justice!
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