Definitely a one-time listen. In retrospect, the story was good, but it felt like it dragged on too long. I found elements of the story re-told too often within the narrative. A condensed version of this book would likely move along at a better pace.
One comment that I must make: the words "I'm sorry" were overused in this story to a tiresome point. I recognize that the cultural framework suggests a very polite people, but it was an irritant to hear a phrase overused.
The narrator did a good job; however, narration cannot rescue a weak story line.
I've enjoyed so many excellent audio books from Audible. It's impossible not to compare this one rather unfavorably.
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