The reader does a very good job. The material deals with pressing public issues and therefore should be read in a neutral tone; this he does. But when he moves to the next subsection of a chapter and reads the title there's no pause, no notice. It comes at me so suddenly I'm mentally playing catchup. This is not the reader's fault. It's the editor's fault.(I've edited and reconstructed a fair amount of audio, so I know.) Just 1.5 SECONDS of dead air before the subsection title would be enough to alert the listener that a new thought was coming along. It all runs together otherwise. Not good.
The narrator's sing-songy delivery suggests he thinks all fantasy books are children's stories. This is serious, dark fiction, not Story Time in first grade, and it deserves to be read straight.
I doubt it.
Absolutely I would see it, if it were made by someone who took it seriously.
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