I don't think it was worth publishing.
She fails completely to convey meaning. She tries too hard with images that mean little. It is possible that the reader gets in the way of the story by interpreting things that the reader should be left to interpret. A good book does not need such an elaborate performance. The performance detracts from the book and adds nothing.
I will have to read the book myself to give an objective view. The reader was much too involved.
Who ever selected the reader hadn't read any of the books. Books are written and translated with a certain tone and pace, this reader failed to capture either. This reading was set somewhere in America and not in Oslo. I eventually stopped listening, I couldn't stand the narration.
Drop this book from you list.
Wallendar isn't Bosch but one wouldn't know it from Dick Hills reading. He succeeds in conveying no feeling of Sweden. His place name pronunication is pathetic as is his attempt to differentiate voices and characters. A five star book is reduced to two stars by the miscasting of Dick Hill. What a pity.
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