This plot and the constant repetition of phrases and shifts in time and settings teamed together to make the experience a complete waste.
Usually when I drive to and from work, the audiobooks from Audible make the drive more bearable. Not the case with "Nineteen Seventy-Four" By David Peace. The prose is so peppered with 'the f bomb' that one thinks one is listening to yet another C-minus mind trying to impress us with his ability to be vulgar. The plot twists and turns its way through themes of brutality and retaliations; the protagonist is bashed, battered and manipulated by everyone around him; and if he does have a clear goal for his struggles, the author fails to clarify or convey what that might be. The mistake here is that Audible identified this as something worth listening to, instead of just letting us know that this work is little more than trash.
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