I somewhat enjoyed this book, but I thought the movie was better.
OK here's the problem. The sound quality for this book is so bad that I had to strain my ears to understand it. And I still couldn't always understand it. Also, it's abridge. Never buy any Orson Scott Card book that is abridged because they don't abridge well (my mistake, I didn't notice it was abridged before I bought it). The sound quality is 8kbps, lol. That is dreadful. 128kbps is a standard music file. The sad thing is, that's not even the lowest they offer. 4kbps is the lowest. It goes like this:
Level 4 download: 32kbps (that's fine, but only for audio books)
Level 3 download: 16kbps (ok, already they're pushing it)
Level 2 download: 8kbps (this shouldn't even be legal)
Level 1 download: 4kbps (I hope you like white noise)
Now, I think Audible is a great website and I like their good deals, and also love Orson Scott Card's work. But it looks like they're advertising the level 4 download as "CD quality" when it's more like radio quality.
I would have only given it one star, but I gave it 2 since it is an Orson Scott Card book.
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