The narrator - has a nice voice making it easy to follow the characters
I have not finished the book yet.
I have not listened to other books narrated by Phillips - but here are some problems. Everytime he takes a breath - you hear it. A good audio person should have been able to fix that. Also they have speeded up the rate of his talking so that I had to slow it down to 1/2 rate in order to follow the book. Average rate of speech is 150 WPM. When you make it faster it is harder for me - and perhaps others - to follow the story. When you slow it on an iPhone there is a slight reverberation. Not the fault of the iPhone.
My main reaction to the book is the issue with the breath intake of the reader. I should be focusing on the plot of the book not the audio problems of the book.
I am really concerned about this problem with audible books as this is the second book that I have observed this issue. The other was Darkness at Noon. Audible needs to fix this problem - or they shall lose me as a customer.
The Panther, Split Second & One Amazing Things were done beautifully. What gives????? Are you selective about who gets the better treatment in order to hurry the book to the public?
A different reading style by the narrator.
It seemed insightful into the life of an aging revolutionary.
While his speaking voice was nice the breathiness he utilized at the end of phrases became very distracting from the book and ultimately "drove me crazy" couldn't wait for book to end.......
The story was depressing but when you travel in this part of the world you often feel this same heaviness the writer conveys.
The writer's work deserved a better reader. The publisher's summary of the book was so nicely written that I thought this book would have been oh so much better. Do not buy this in "audible" but read it in print.
I enjoyed her voices and how the story came together.
The stories that people shared.
The discovery of the smoking in the restroom.
I liked them all.
I read it twice and may read it again. It's lovely.
I like how he has divided the chapters so you can read one a week and implement the activities he has suggested during that week. Very doable tasks. Easy to follow.
The way it is organized.
His rate of speech.
Yes - until I began the book and decided to follow the author's advice.
I think everyone should read this. Good facts and relevant to everyone.
The different voices and style of performance was wonderful even with all the Arabic names I could easily follow the plot.
yes - I loved the comments from the story teller.
No idea on this one
It was a fabulous read.
I think I would prefer the print version.
I'm gonna listen to it one more time before Book Club - it just wasn't that memorable for me.
Yes for both
It was a nice afternoon entertainment on our way to another state.
It was compelling and engaging.
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Narrator was terrific. I would listen to any of his readings.
Husband did read another book on WWII by Beevor and liked it. Guidall was good but I thought the info dry.
No- didn't like the story.
The reality is that we would probably pick the book again because of husband's interest.
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