I have listened to all 3 of these books now, and each has had a different narrater. First off the author needs to step in because the lack of consistency is a huge detractor from the story. I did get the first one from my local library , so its possible its a different narrater on audible, but it was fantastic. The second one , again the story very engaging , I personally did not like the change in narrater, and i didn't think he was as good.
This third one, i almost stopped right away and returned the book it was that disconcerting !! Whomever made the decision to have the very recognizable voice of the MC Beaton light hearted Hamish McBeth series ( well into over a dozen) should be fired !!!!
I have listened to every MC Beaton in the series, and to hear that very very distinctive voice read this very grim , serious book was TRAGIC !!!!!!
I can only hope the author / audiobook decision making group get there act together on this very smart intellectual series. It has great potentiol , but i personally will now check who the reader is before i buy another one, and i won't be listening to anything by this reader in this type of book ever again . It was that disconcerting. If you are not familiar with the voice it would be a fine read. However most of us are & this was a very poor selection of narrater.
Hearing the narrater's voice almost stopped me dead in my tracks
Not in this series ever again
get a narrater that suits this genre and stick to it , stop changing around , and don't pick a voice so known for another lighthearted genre, that was a mad stupid decision !!!
I loved everything about this book and having listened to at least 2 others now makes me so appreciate David's voice so much more !
I'd tell you but then I'd have to kill you !
this was the first and he has now defined the brand of pendergast for me
loved it and i was shocked that i did , and now i'm a rabid pendergast fan
listen to the sample , and consider if you want another narrator in the later versions, i am having a big problem getting thru other later versions not read by this narrator !
I think this series is not as enjoyable as it could be by this constant changing of narrators. I found this narrator not at all what i had become used to in the previous ones as the voice of pendergast. So much so i won't listen to anymore than he reads i'll head right back to a hardcover !
yes i want to read them all, but i will now always listen to a sample first , this one was really tough to get thru
i just didn't think he had the voice of pendergast , the relic , defined the voice of narration for me, i think it makes the series very very choppy
no its not for me
i would really ask the authors to think about what they are doing, the storylines are already not linear, so when you combine different narrators, i just think its a kiss of death,
i mean i really don't like the changing, and I won't purchase another one without listening to the sample first, i almost returned this book it was that bad to me
harry hole is so damaged you just have to support him.
I love this series, its as good as all the Walander novels
i always look for his work because he makes the story so appealing
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