Narrator's accent was so thick and dull, I could only listen for about 30 minutes. I usually try to stick with a story, hoping it will get better, but not this time. Might be okay for someone who is familiar with the tale.
Probably not since there are so many other authors to choose from.
I was not interested in the main character at all. In my opionion, the author did a poor job of making her a likeable character. I need to be able to like / connect with the main character(s) in books and movies. If that isn't the case, I quickly loose interest.
No. However, I might accidentally since I likely will not remember her name. She did not leave a good impression as far as narrating ability. (Unlike Ralph Cosham, the narrator of Louise Penny's Three Pines series which I have recently been listening to. He does a great job.)
I could not bear to listen beyond the first few chapters. I hoped it would get better but eventually gave up.
Not realizing this was a series, I started with a later book and enjoyed listening to it during my commute to work. I am now listening to the rest of the series in order. I'm just about finished with the fourth book I've purchased and have downloaded the next.
The tale takes place in a small Quebec community and as you listen to the series, you get to know the residents of the town and there are stories within the story. A bit corny but enjoyable. The narrator has just the right voice for this Canadian tale and does a very good job of giving each character a little different sounding voice. I am a Michigander and one of the rare people who enjoy winter as much as any other season so I also enjoy the author's descriptions of the winter weather and scenery.
A very engaging story of a small country community and their views of the German occupation during WWII. The various actors who lend their voices to this audio rendition of the book make the story that much more interesting.
This seems to be a book thrown together from ideas author had for more than one story for which he was searching for endings. A significant amount of the book is spent building up characters and plot. However, the ending is almost abrupt as if the buildup to climax was edited out.
This boigraphy flows very well and narrator was engaging. The author depicted the real Kate to be just as strong as the characters she played onscreen. Author did not emphasize any significant event or traits that shaped Kate's personality and character from which one could learn and model themselves, however it was a pleasant listen that I think any fan of Kate would enjoy.
I purchased this audio lesson set (volume 1 & 2) based on its description. Having had some Spanish classes in my past, this should have been relatively easy for me to pick up. I burned it to CD to use in my car in order to have an easy method to rewind/replay. No matter how I adjusted my car stereo, I found many of the words to be indistinguishable. On top of that, I found the accompanying music only added to the work of trying to understand the pronunciation of words. The music was almost at the same volume as the speaker. I tried the CD on my PC and then tried streaming it on my PC - both with similar dissatisfaction. I then gave the lesson a try on my MP3 player, which plays any other audiobook and music without the slightest problem. Nope. So, I gave up and purchased "Learning Spanish Like Crazy" (also offered by Audible). Seems a little better so far but I'm only as far as the first few lessons....
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