Probably not.. the verbage used in the time this book was written is very different from today. Much concentration is required to get the full meaning of the story. This is a difficult title to listen to while driving.
The complete experience of being on the Caine was conveyed to me by this performance. The personalities of the characters came through in Technicolor. I bought this book because the Movie of this novel was one of my favorites. Humphry Bogart was Captain Quieg. The audio performance was so much better than the movie.
About two weeks after completing the audiobook, Turner Classic Movies showed the movie. If you want a reason to listen to audiobooks, and why that is so much better than movies, then listen to the novel, and then watch the movie.
Willie Keith. Not that I liked him particularly, his many flaws came through... but he certainly made the story.
Commander Quieg. The description of this "little" man brought back memories of some people I have known. The performance of Pariseau certainly brought all the characters to life. So much so, I have purchased the Winds of War because I was so engrossed in this story.
No, I didn't want it to end.
I believe that everyone should read 1984 every 10 years. We have witnessed many events that appear to have been predicted. Forewarned is Forearmed
Obviously, Winston Smith
His voice fits exactly with the serious nature of the story
Your government is here to protect you... Be afraid. Be very afraid.
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