Call anytime(888) 283-5051
 

You no longer follow Gregory

You will no longer see updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can re-follow a user if you change your mind.

OK

You now follow Gregory

You will receive updates from this user when they write new reviews, or suggestions based on their library or recommendations.

You can unfollow a user if you change your mind.

OK

Gregory

Springfield, PA, United States | Member Since 2009

2
HELPFUL VOTES
  • 1 reviews
  • 149 ratings
  • 305 titles in library
  • 24 purchased in 2014
FOLLOWING
0
FOLLOWERS
0

  • Carrion Comfort

    • UNABRIDGED (39 hrs and 32 mins)
    • By Dan Simmons
    • Narrated By Mel Foster, Laural Merlington
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (454)
    Performance
    (411)
    Story
    (410)

    The Past...Caught behind the lines of Hitler’s Final Solution, Saul Laski is one of the multitudes destined to die in the notorious Chelmno extermination camp. Until he rises to meet his fate and finds himself face-to-face with an evil far older, and far greater, than the Nazis themselves...

    Robert says: "Simmons at his best"
    "Comfortable? Yes..."
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    What did you like best about Carrion Comfort? What did you like least?

    The book itself is not as strong as some of Simmons' other work I've read or listened-to. The story is a bit loose and rambling, but not in the grand tapestry way of, say, "Hyperion." Just loose and rambling.

    The real source of my engagement with the audio book came from the performance(s). Mel Foster carries the bulk of the weight here, and if his vivid characterizations of the large cast are at times somewhat broadly melodramatic, the excesses are wholly in keeping with the book's unapologetic indulgences in stock characters and stereotypes. Listen to Foster's work in any of the book's crowded scenes of action or conference table exposition, though, and it's clear that he has a firm mastery of the material he has to work with.


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

Cancel

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.