The story asides are ponderous and the little cleverness is cloying.
Sure, but in book form. That way I can skip over the sound effects.
Less screeching, less urgency. All the voices are squawking, nasal, and braying. It would be fine if it made sense for the characters, but Kellgren uses the same voices for many of her other book performances. The voices of the children in the story don't sound like children, they sound like parrots on helium. It's headache inducing.
Better to read this one.
Game, Wodehouse style
For of course, when it comes to wooing, it's simply half the battle to get a line on the adored object's favorite literature. Ascertain what it is, and mug it up, and decant an excerpt or two in her presence, and before you can say 'what ho', she's looking at you like a kindred old soul and is all over you.
"Trouble Down at Tudsley" in _Young Men In Spats_ by PG Wodehouse
I have no idea.
So freaking random. Completely implausible scenarios. Unlovable characters. Indiscernible plot. No real progress on the mystery carrying through from book to book. I wonder how many books Wood expects to write and how she plans to dribble out the little bits of story.
She's too pompous sounding, and too absurd in her characterization. She reads too loudly, compared to other audiobook readers. Also her timing is rushed.
Don't bother. Read it with your eyes if you can.
The whole story was directionless with RANDOM characters that were, I guess, supposed to drive plot, but didn't. The whole story I kept waiting for there to be a point.
It seemed to have little direction. Completely random, apparently important, characters show up and then disappear never to return. The heroine is a total flake, and Wood keeps hinting at a deeper mystery but gives little of that story. It gives the impression that she doesn't have it planned yet.
Less screeching, howling, braying, and barking. Also fewer sound effects. Kellgren read the whole performance at a pace appropriate for the climax of an adventure story, which threw off the pacing of the tale. It is exhausting to listen to.
I got a headache. Also I mostly felt irritated.
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