Christopher Moore writes another great story peppered with humor, sarcasm and entertainment. I love how he forces you to accept some very weird ideas without hesitation. Unfortunately, this story reader, Bill Irwin, was completely wrong for this type of book. He didn't know how to convey the sarcasm and humor properly and the lightness that we love from Mr. Moore was lost. Mr. Irwin's monotonous voice for the first few chapters of the book almost kept me from continuing on. He got slightly better as the story progressed, or, perhaps, I just got used to his painfully monotonous style of narrating. I would highly recommend this book to read, but not to listen to.
I have enjoyed this book, after having to restart it a couple times to figure out that each chapter is from the perspective of each daughter and the mother. The narrator is horrible at helping one to distinguish this... she reads way too fast and in a most annoying monotone. I feel like my grandmother was reading it. I would think that this book would be much more appreciated in the non-audio version.
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