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Tina

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  • A Game of Thrones (Part One): Book 1 of A Song of Ice and Fire

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By George R. R. Martin
    • Narrated By Roy Dotrice
    Overall
    (692)
    Performance
    (611)
    Story
    (621)

    This is Part One of Book 1 of the A Song of Ice and Fire Series. This first volume in the hugely popular and highly acclaimed epic fantasy series A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE is unabridged and split into two parts. Now a major Sky Atlantic TV series from HBO, starring Sean Bean. Summers span decades. Winter can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun.

    Darrell says: "Great story and performance."
    "Let down by character voices"
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    Would you try another book from George R. R. Martin and/or Roy Dotrice?

    I have read all of the books and am re reading by audiobook. This is one of the best series I have ever read and I would like to read more George RR Martin beyond A Song of Ice and Fire. I would not listen to another reading by this narrator.


    Any additional comments?

    There are too many characters for one narrator. Young characters sound like they are elderly, many characters are made to sound very simple, voices are applied to text accidentally, character names are mispronounced. I was very surprised about the number of errors in what is quite an expensive product full price. I would have thought the sections with errors could have been re recorded.

    Another option would have been a dramatic reading with many actors contributing to get the voices right.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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