I have no idea what this story was about! I am a long time sci fi fan and widely read in that genre - the message in this book could (should) have been conveyed in one paragraph. Shame on Audible for even promoting this.
The plot is very good and grabs attention but soon the story becomes dis-jointed with characters flitting about everywhere. Serious credibility situations such as secrets being discussed on an airplane where the probability of being overheard is obvious, and so on. This just gets worse and halfway through the book I was wishing for it to end. The characters, especially Hans and his wife are so pathetic one has no pity for their circumstances. The "bad guy's" - Nazis and Afrikaners - so stereotypical!
The narrators efforts at adopting the German, British and South African accents becomes very irritating - in fact, soon they all sound the same.
No - enough already
I was disappointed. This plot had good potential - the incredible situations and "whiney" heroine faced with the stereotyped villains spoiled it.
Terrible! Horrific, bloody, aimless, - never got past book two - What a shame after 11-22-63!
Great story and very plausible plot. Gripping, sensitive and intelligent sci-fi, and an amazing, heart warming love story! Narration spot on!
I find the Cornwell Sharpe's series to be excellent tales. However, Frederick Davidson's narrative is terrible! Nothing at all as Sharpe should be portrayed - his affected accents are patently fake - especially the Irish! Ruined what should have been a good story - no more for me!
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