The characters' behavior is unnatural & unrealistic, in my opinion. Neither mother or daughters would repond as these women did, given their circumstances.
A good narration, however.
Yes, but it needs to be much better then this book was. What has happened to a very talented writer? This is more like a daytime soap, then an intelligently written book. This dribble seems to be a money grab by the author using his past successes to entice his readers to purchase more of his books.
Mr. Jennings is a wonderful narrator. There should better material for him to narrate! He tries very hard to give life to these wooden character.
I would not have cut, but instead added a recap of The Clifton Chronicles to refresh the reader. It's a year between each book. Does the author really believe one remembers who is who, details, character motivation or what transpired in the last books? I certainly did not. I think most readers do not. There should have been some refresher information included. For example, Mr. Archer never recounts why Martinez hates the Clifton family so vehemently. Thus, I never knew what motivated the villain in this book.
The ending is terrible.....one has to wait a year for the next installment, to find out what happens. I think I shall not bother!!!! It's just down hill dribble!!
She sound like she is just learning how to read. A 4th grader would have done a better job.
All of them!
The story was really stupid. The characters reactions to their situation were not real.The narrator was just terrible even though she was reading material she wrote herself.Skip this book. I gave up listening half way thru. If I had a choice, I would have given this one 0 stars.
This is the best of Jojo Moyes' books in my opinion. Even better then her two books which are presently on the NYTimes best seller list.
Susan Lyon's performance is simply wonderful!
As good as he is, he could not save this one!!!! But he certainly made every effort.
The whole book!
DeMille should have left this book behind in 1975, never to be read again by anyone! This is a story that does nothing and goes nowhere. It just drags the reader thru an endless jungle with dull characters who are poorly developed. I love DeMille's writing, but not this. Had it been the first of DeMille's books I read, it would have also been the last! I cannot believe this is the same author who wrote "Up Country" or "Word of Honor", just to mention 2 of his excellent books. There just is no comparison between those books and "The Quest". As another reviewer said, this was a money grab!!!
I enjoy this author's writing.
This is a well written, wonderful story with great character development. I recommend this to everyone and all!! It's a MUST read!!!!! 5 stars & A+++
some starry-eyed love struck person!!!
She was as good as she could have been with this ridiculous material!
Disbelieve that anyone would publish something so dumb. This book should have been rejected by any publisher. It's an insult to an intelligent reader!!!
skip this one!!!!
It's so well written and performed!!
When Joseph finds his wife.
They are actors, not just narrators. They brought the characters life.
The two main characters
I just loved how well this was written.
I could not stop listening to this book. Wonderful story that moves back & forth between WWII, the 1960's and the present. Caroline Lee, is an amazing narrator that gives life to the many characters with different voices & variations in their accents. This is a must read!!!! Enjoy!!!!
Love all of Courtenay's work!! Would happily listen to Wren if she would NOT use such phony accents.
Wren is a good narrator when she speaks normally, but her accents her very poor and annoying!!
If it had NOT been written!!
Been a better writer!!
If there had been another performer!!
Listening to this audiobook is a complete waste of time. It is poorly written; extremely poorly performed & there is no story. I bought it because of the hype...what a mistake.
Pass on this one!
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