Oh my brothas... If you liked the movie, then you will LOVE this audiobook. Tom Hollander's narration is incredible. It felt like Hollander actually WAS Alex reading the story the whole time. Real horrorshow it was.
Fast, Intense, Exciting
Felt like I was chasing a dragster in an Indy Car the whole way.
Superb narration and character voices.
Should have used George Guidall for narration like the previous Dark Tower books. They were fantastic.
No, not in audiobook format.
I'm legally blind and can no longer read traditionally, I rely solely on audiobooks for all my reading. King's narration was so monotone, robotic, and lifeless, my imagination had trouble engaging and mind would drift. Also, I could never really tell who was talking at a given moment and had to constantly rewind to remember who was talking at a given moment. If you are reading on paper, it is very easy to skim back up the page a bit to revisit who is talking, if you happen to miss it or drift off. With a professional narrator, like George Guidall, it's easier to tell who is talking by the voice/mannerisms given to the characters by the narrator.
I really don't know if the story was good or bad due to the crippling narration. Very frustrating.
This book was was extremely difficult, almost painful, to get through due to King's bad narration, which is a shame as I consider the original Dark Tower audiobook series as the greatest audiobook story of all time, by any author... ever. Disappointing to say the least.
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