No, just more convenient.
Yes, though I feel
Since he reads slower than others (an advantage to me !): better focus on the story.
There are humorous moments and even a sense of irony !
I find Tom Clancy espionage and political stories enjoyable, though I feel more inclined towards Robert Littell, Frederick Forsyth, and John le Carre.
Contrary to several opinions expressed here, I find Michael Pritchard read good. Others, like Scott Brick may read faster and, perhaps, involve themselves more into the story, but I personally am satisfied with Michael's narration. There is enough voice modulation and intonation to provide for an enjoyable listening experience. Pronouncing foreign (non-English) names (different accent !) is not often easy for English readers, but Michael's effort is commendable.
I am seldom inclined to say that the audio rendition of a book is better than the book itself ... however I find this (new) audio version very enjoyable.
Claude Lebel, the French detective - he came to have a good feel of who he was after, and, somehow, became able
Superintendent Bryn Thomas of Scotland Yard's Special Branch.
In my opinion, this new (Random House) audio version offers a better narration by David Rintoul compared to the first (Blackstone Audio) version read by Richard Brown.
A must read, listen, and even view (Fred Zinnemann's film adaptation) for all mystery, espionage, and political thriller fans !
Unexpected ending (
Perfect British audio rendition of a top British conceived mystery !
A must for mystery, detective story readers, listeners and viewers !
I do not think an audio book can be
Perfect pace, voice modulation, intonation, musicality, involvement in the story.
It is, in my opinion, a very good fictionalized account of the development of the CIA since its inception after WW2 towards the end of
A highly recommended and read and listen experience ! The TV-Film adaptation is worth watching, but the book offers much more.
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