Only when I have nothing else to listen too.
Hopefully some proper historical fiction - Ancient or medieval.
Not for a while
Look for a new book
Not the best narration, as the narrator reads in a staccato voice.
No, I would not try another book from the author. I only managed to listen to the first 16 chapters (of 30), due to good narration. I enjoy historical fiction, the longer the better, when the story is good! This book has some good moments, but they are unfortunately too few and far between.
Not really. I still enjoy historical fiction.
If I were to read the book myself, I would have given up on the story a lot earlier. Colin Fluxman's good narration gave the story and the characters some life and credibility.
I think the whole book could be shortened down..
I never finished the audiobook. Maybe the last 7 hours and 50 minutes of listen is more catching..?. I will never know.
Yes, it is one of the best books I have listened to in the past year or so. A good storyline, believable and interesting characters set in an exciting era, and; they're on a good quest,
Good historical fiction set in the early middle ages.
Vividly depicts how life may have been in the era.
Nothing. A very good narrator.
I love historical fiction, the longer the better, but it must be good and believable. This is such a listen; a whole 28 hour long - brilliant and captivating.
If you like Bernard Cronwell, Jack Ludlow, Rob Low and Philippa Gregory, I think you will enjoy this.
Surprisingly good story.
hmm.... its been a few books in between listening to this book and writing this review... don't recall!
Don't think I have listened to Nick Ellsworth before. I won't hesitate to listen to his narration again, as long as it is for the right book!
Sorry, can't answer that
I hesitated to pick this book, as I thought I knew the Robin Hood story, and it would be a bit boring to listen to. But I was pleasantly surprised. This story is entertaining, different, fast paced, rough and overall a good historical adventure. Keeps you hanging on. If you enjoy this book, I recommend the Outlaw series by Angus Donald.
Don't know, maybe in a few years...
Wolf's Head by Steven McKay. Also a good alternate Robin Hood story. Don't know which I liked better.
B+ :) Good performance overall. Enjoyed his altercating accents allocated different characters. But as usual, with a dark male narrating voice, his female voices become a bit silly to listen to! (absolutely not the worst I have heard though!)
Not really, but it kept me captivated, and wanting to listen on. Looking forward to book 2 already
Historical fiction is the best. (Conn Iggulden Emperor Series, Robert Fabbri Vespasian books, Anthony Riches, Jack Ludlow, Bernard Cornwell, Simon Scarrow, Philippa Gregory, Robert Low and so on..)Thought Robin Hood would be too fictional a story to listen to, but I was pleasingly surprised.
I have read/listened to many of Robert Lows' previous books. They have all been captivating stories. I was looking forward to his newest series. But it was such a letdown! I am sure The Lion Wakes is another captivating story, but I had to give it up. Couldn't stand listening to the deadpan Scottish narrator, too tiresome. (I know the book is about Robert the Bruce and Scotland and all, but please!) I may get the ebook version later perhaps, and read it myself.
Check out the sample-listen, before you buy this book!!!
Sorry, but Robin Bowman should not narrate books!
Disappointment due to poor narrating
Can I switch the audible version to an ebook version instead???
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