What more could you ask for? You close your eyes and you have the author right there with you sharing his work of art! I listened to this book on my ipod as I commuted and it was extremely enjoyable because Gladwell's insights are broken down into anecdotes, making it a wonderful combination of story and discovery time! I learned a lot. No problem listening by chapter and I especially liked the music used to increase interest and suspense. Great listening which I highy recommend!
I plan to download all of Gladwell's books.
I'm an adult and I love music, though I can't say I have an "educated ear". Thus my desire to do some music history! As I was looking through the more sophisticated books on the topic, I read a review of someone saying she had preferred this one because the music samples were longer. I'm glad I took her advice. I learned a lot, had fun and listened to some beautiful music and I'm not embarrassed to say that the "child" approach was perfect for me!
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