Excellent book. If you have to make a decision between this book or either of the 2 poorly made movies based on this book,then the choice is simple....skip the movies and read or listen to this book.Actually the book rates 5 stars but the narration is irritating enough for me to give the 4 star rating.In an effort to be overly dramatic the narrator at times yells into the microphone.
As Peter's wife, I have knitted & needleworked for most of my life, this is a perfect series for me to listen to while driving. It's amusing but not distracting, the characters are believeable as well as the story lines.
I drive alot, 20k miles in 7 months. I listened to all these books and was disappointed that there were not more of them... The story is fantastic, the characters become real, I really cared about what was happening to them.
The details were realistic even though some characters were not. It's a great series, but it really has a cliff hanger ending. I hope the author continues the series.
Mal, he had everything under control at all times.
His voice did not intrude, I usually knew who was speaking and it made the telling flow.
I can't wait for Grisham's next book! My favorite author
Spellbinding, Riveting, Fantastic!
Mandy, she was so complex, Peretti made her completely believable, her character was totally real, and she behaved so naturally in each situation.
The ability to read the book like he was telling a story, he knew where to put the pauses, hesitations, whispers, etc.
I hope he writes more novels. He's a wonderful story teller.
Large parts of this book are very interesting and hold your attention 100%.
Large parts of this book quotes AT LENGTH some of the sources for the authors material. The original material written by this author are the fantastically good parts.The quoted material should be left on the shelf.
The narrator does a fantastic job of narration.
I agree with a previous reviewer that it is written on the order of see spot run. This book was obviously written for young juveniles and not adults. Fantastic event but amazingly boring. Look for another book on this event instead.
Terribly informative and boring. The author picked an excellent event in history but fails to put adventure or any kind of excitement in it.
Parts are VERY good and parts are not good. We get a mix here. This author can do better than this. Just a so so book.
This is an interesting story and probably worth listening to. This reminds me of the reason I usually do NOT listen to abridged books. It is difficult to tell if the author presented the material in a choppy manner or if it was improperly chopped up by the abridgement,causing a lack of continuity. I have listened to the narrator before and he is good. However his style was wrong for this book. If you have not already listened to them then listen to Dragon Sea (good) or Shadow divers(excellent). Save this one for last or better yet find it unabridged or get the book and read it.
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