I love historical fiction and this book is set in a fascinating period. The writer has clearly done her homework and the research is impressive. But, quite simply, she has forgotten to think up a story. After all the hype, this book was the most boring and disappointing listen I have experienced. Absolutely nothing happens. The only good thing about it was the reader -- would love to hear more from him.
This is a classic and gripping story, but Audible made a bad mistake by adding a comment by Stephen King BEFORE the book begins. In it he reveals the ending. Make sure you skip this, and come back to it at the end.
High hopes dashed. I love long stories, but only when each detail adds to the whole, like a brick in a magnificent castle. This was not Stephen King -- this was self-indulgent drivel. And the editor should be ashamed as well. Don't waste your credit(s).
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