I would need to like the characters (they are not people you would like to meet) The narrator would need to lift from the boring monotone delivery.
He would need to make the characters more approachable and he could have written a story with less depressing post apocalyptic view of the world where they live. The writing is so depressing and dark that it is disturbing. This is a genre that I do not recommend.
Someone with a more expressive voice. His monotone delivery tended to put me to sleep.
The vocabulary was certainly extensive but, I felt at times that Mr McCarthy was using obscure words for no other reason than to show off his extensive vocabulary.
This is my first McCarthy book. The genre is not for me or the faint hearted. I only made it to chapter 7 before I decided to stop listening. The dark, depressing post apocalyptic world in which the equally unlikeable characters live, coupled with the equally dark narration (possibly intentional) made this my worst Audible experience thus far.
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