Having never read Harry Potter, since children were already grown,I was interested to hear the author's style and can now see, after listening to just 1/3, how the story just pulls you in. Rowling touches on so many areas of British life, housing projects, drugs, upper class snobbery, Indian immigrants.etc
all of Crystals encounters with social worker
ability to differentiate voices
I can see why this book is the New York Times number one bestseller. Full of surprises, Great depiction of blackouts. Narration superb by all three.
Definitely not in the top 10 books of 2014 as rated by the New York Times. I felt it was somewhat disjointed and the character development could've been more complete and enlightening
Just a great story with a little suspense and plenty of surprises thrown in. excellent portrayal of the mind of a teenager undergoing unimaginable emotional pain
Theo's encounter with Welty in the museum, the details of which became several threads of action later
Able to differentiate the accents and maturity of characters. I almost never read print books anymore as there are so many gifted narrators
Saddened deeply when second tragedy overtook 15 year old teenager but did not actually cry
Am reading the print version of Winter of the Worlld, the next booking he trilogy, and, of course, the various accents done by the narrator are lost. So the audible is definitely better than the print.
There is a trilogy byJeffrey Archer - also two books so far which is nearly as sweeping in scope of politics,personal scandal,portrayal of class differences in 20th century Britain. Fall of Giants has more diverse characters,.The Clifton Chronicles is the Archer series
Authentic accents and inflection
Absolutely, but it was 28 hours
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