but Terry Ryan is not a particularly good reader. I read the first few chapters of this book at a friend's house when it was newly published and always meant to finish it. I'm generally not a fan of abridged works, but in this case the abridged memoir trims some of the repetition of the original. The only real problem is that Terry Ryan's reading of her work is never particularly engaging and at times very irritating as she reads at a very dull monotone.
to love this story and to love this audio book. The narration is flawless, and the magical world within the Times Square subway station is a wonderful place to escape to for a few hours. Like the New Yorkers compelled to silence by Chester Cricket's last concert, I found myself taking a break from the usual bustle of activity in the house to just sit and listen.
I found the story tedious, without a single sympathetic character. And Martha Plimpton's attempt to create different voices was distracting and unsuccessful. I don't recommend it and definately wished I hadn't wasted a credit on it.
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