Sections are separated by very irritating music. Why do they ruin good audiobooks by adding this stuff???
The other problem was that there is a section where the recording is corrupted.
I enjoyed this story -- and the narrator wasn't that bad. Not a great narrator that makes the story worth listening to all by themselves, but she was fine, and even though the british accent was an odd choice, it wasn't *that* bad.
I enjoy listening to books read by the author (when they can read well, which Kingsolver *does*).
This is really a lovely book and kept my interest better than other books written with this structure -- which is that it switches back and forth between 3 different stories of 3 differenet people, only related during the story by living in the same area.
Also, though I personally agree with Kingsolver's point of view, I think she comes off as a tiny bit too preachy or self satified in her essays. Here she manages to present her point of view in an interesting manner, without sacraficing the story. By making the story partly about the conflicts her characters run into because of their points of view, they are the story, instead of being interjected like vitamin shots.
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