As others have noted, the story is somewhat stretching the limit, but I wouldn't have minded it so much, if the reader had a voice worth listening to. Really, really awful! Why? 1. No discernible difference between characters, other than the attempt at an Australian accent and the girlish voice used for the main character, everyone else sounds the same and there's hardly any inflection. Listen to Roy Dottrice or Stephen Fry for what I mean on how it should be done IMHO. 2. No break between POVs - when switching between POVs, the listener needs something to tell one that this is happening, a pause here and there. If not for the names of the people, I couldn't have been able to tell I was somewhere else in the story.
I stopped after maybe four hours because of it, and I will not finish this book. Nor will I buy anything else in the future that uses this reader.
A good read.
Paks, of course, because the development of the character shows just the right amount of detail, and makes you want to know what will happen to her.
Get the two other books, because you'll want to continue listening right away, I know I did.
Story is engaging, as Andrew Vachss's titles usually are. Phil Gigante delivers a rock solid performance.
None stands out per se, it is Gigante's voice that is pleasant and gives a good performance of both male and female voices.
Revenge isn't about blood, it's about letting go.
I've so far read/listened to most of Turow's books, and am glad to say I didn't pass this one up, either. The narrator did an excellent job, catching the nuances perfectly, making it anything but dull to listen to the book. I was sometimes reminded of "Band of Brothers" as regards circumstances described, but this is, of course, no real surprise as Bastogne makes for a big part in both stories/biographies. The added bonus of hearing Turow himself talk about the book proper and his family at the end was a welcome surprise.
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