Callahan, FL, United States | Member Since 2012
I could never have read this book to long. Simon Vance made it easy for me to listen to.
When one of the main characters proves he is a loyal friend.
To many to mention.
The title is perfect. A hero depends on your definition of one. I found some of the more minor characters to be the true heroes. Not the character leading the expedition.
I knew nothing about this author or this story. I took a chance on this book because Simon Vance was the narrator. I was very pleased with my choice. I like long interesting audio books and this one worked for me.
Her mental toughness. She is a survivor and she loves her children.
Delores of course. She is ole bitch and she knows it. Life gave her a raw deal but she doesn't whine about it. She doesn't excuse her actions she tells what she did and why.
It hit close to home for reasons I will not explain here. Let's just say I could understand why she murdered her husband at that time with the way things were for women. What options did women really have back then. Men ruled, in many ways they still do.
My friend told me about this audio version. He had listened to long ago and loved it. That is why I chose it. I was pleased with it. It was nice to hear the voice of the real Delores.
Yes. This is departure for me from the books I normally listen to. I picked this book purely on reviews and was very pleased. I found it to be a very entertaining listen.
Yes, got to love revenge stories.
I thought his performance was fine.
It kept me listening wanting to know what happened next. Fun book.
I will listen to this narrator again and look for more books my this author.
If you love the movie and have never read the book this would be a good choice. It did take me a little while to get used to the author's voice. I was able to get into it and follow the story easily.
The scene where the priest that will do the exorcism arrives and in standing under the lamp post. He knows what he is up against but is so calm and has merely come to perform a job. Pure faith, knowing what awaits him.
In many ways listening to this audio book was scarier than the movie. I enjoyed it. The language the demon uses to this day in hard to listen to.
The scene in the hall when father Marin explains that there is only ONE demon. I like that he says that possession is to cause those around the possessed to despair and feel unworthy. That belief in God in not a matter a reason, but of love. I also like the end if you believe in the power of evil, how do you account for all the good in the world ?
I saw the Exorcist when I was a teenager. It was the only movie I could not quit thinking about for weeks. I gage all frightening movies by The Exorcist. For me it still stands the test of time and continues to have the power to scare me. I am glad I used my credit for this old favorite.
Yes I would recommend this book if you want more information on the characters. The book goes into more detail of why the characters act they way they do. I enjoy long audio books with a good narrator and this one worked for me.
The last conversation between Rhett and Scarlett.
I like the different voices made it easy to follow such a huge book.
Gone with the Wind of course.
For anyone that has never wanted to invest the time in reading this book like me, I would recommend giving this audible version a try.
Maybe the narrator. Just hard for me to listen to. Boring.
I will more selective from now on with all my credits and purchases.
I loved listening to this book. I actually think listening made this book more enjoyable than it would have been to just read it. The narration to me was perfect. I loved the different voices he used, it made it easy to follow. This book made me feel like I could have been there at court. History came alive for me listening to this book. Thank you Hilary Mantel and Simon Slater.
Cromwell. Because like myself he came from severe abuse. I understood many of the reasons that he thought the way he did. I love that he has many layers to him. I liked the way he took a bad childhood and made himself the best he could with what he had to work with. HE is not perfect and never says he is. He is always striving trying to be better than what he came from.
No. I thought he was outstanding and would love to hear more of his work.
Off with King Henry's head!
Listening to this book made me think on a deep level. I found myself thinking that things that happened 500 years ago, because a king, wanted a new wife changed our lives even to this day. I wonder if religion and politics would have changed so much, if not for this one desire of a king?
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