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Ashley

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  • Little Children

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 29 mins)
    • By Tom Perrotta
    • Narrated By George Wilson
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (224)
    Performance
    (99)
    Story
    (98)

    Tom Perrotta's thirtysomething parents of young children are a varied and surprising bunch. There's Todd, the handsome stay-at-home dad dubbed "The Prom King" by the moms of the playground; Sarah, a lapsed feminist with a bisexual past, who seems to have stumbled into a traditional marriage; Richard, Sarah's husband, who has found himself more and more involved with a fantasy life on the Internet than with the flesh and blood in his own house; and Mary Ann, who thinks she has it all figured out.

    Ashley says: "Distracting..."
    "Distracting..."
    Overall

    This may be nitpicking, but I found the narrator's swallowing distracting. It seemed that every tongue smack and spit swallow made it on tape. It made me shudder.

    I did enjoy listening to the story, but found myself disappointed with the ending. I feel like it fell flat -- perhaps this is because I saw the film before listening to the audiobook. Overall, a 3 star experience.

    24 of 25 people found this review helpful

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