This is an uplifting story but very predictable and there are many instances that
stretch your believabliy. Very goody, goody.
Yes, it was very easy to listen to.
Didn't connect with any of the characters.
A message of the power of positive thinking.
I don't think so.
I don't want to give away the plot but the most interesting thing was how the author got away with using a known person in his story.
Yes, it is perfect for a movie.
This is the second time I read a book based on extravagant praise by an audible reader/reviewer, and, the second time I was disappointed. I realize you want to sell books, but using over the top reviews might get a reader to buy one or two books but will not create a repeat buyer. I'll still buy audio books but will go to other sources for critiques.
I liked the performer's voice and his acting ability. I also like the English use of
words both real and made-up. I assume some of the words were made-up as I
was not familiar with them. They have colorful words for many things.
In order to enjoy this book at all, you must be familiar with the play "King Lear." While the story is quite distorted, there are many references that would be lost if you did not know the play. And, the author does point out some of the absurdities in the Shakespear play.
No. Some of the things depicted would be too vulgar on the screen.
The book is repetitious and gets quite boring after awhile. It would work better if it were shorter.
The stories were mildly interesting but the narrator had and abrasive voice that did not go with the stories and his reading was stilted.
I wouldn't even think of changing Charles Dickins.
I don't think so. Too hard to suspend my disbelief.
It's not possible to enjoy someone hunting other humans to kill them.
If you like being scared, this works.
I did look at the movie on Netflix. It is very old fashioned an in old Hollywood tradtion
they changed things around a bit.
I don't like to be scared so I jumped forward in the book so this is not a really fair review.
I've always been curious about these books and it satisfied my curiosity. The Odyssey had more of a story. The Iliad was mostly about fighting which does not interest me at all.
Given the characters simpler names in order to keep track of them. These names were probably simpler in his day.
Hector. Even though he was a brutal warrier, he had a soft side.
No. Many sessions
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