This is not my usual type of book, but I bought it when it was on sale and it sounded mildly interesting. I was also looking for something longer that had good reviews. This story fit the bill perfectly.
I was hooked from the first. Each character was very well-developed and the narrator gave each of them a distinct personality that was recognizable throughout the story.
I loved that it wove so many characters into the single story line that wound itself together in a way that continually surprised the listener. The story never became unbelievable and the descriptions of both people and places were incredibly detailed without being overdone.
I would most definitely recommend this book if you are looking for a more intense, in-depth story that you can really immerse yourself in. It is, by no means, a light read, but it is not heavy and depressing. You won't be sorry for spending your credit on this one!
I would absolutely recommend this book, but only if you are looking for a story that you can really get into. It has richly developed characters and storylines within storylines. It is well-written and researched, blending fact and fiction flawlessly.
I began reading this series when it first came out and purchased the audiobooks because I enjoyed it so much. I was not disappointed. The narrator is wonderful and does a fantastic job with all of the different accents and characters, giving each of them a distinct, recognizable voice.
If you are looking for an intelligent, fun read, this is definitely worth the credit!
I'll admit that it took me a while to get into this book, but after about the first half of the first part, I couldn't stop listening! The characters were well-rounded and the narrator did a fantastic job of giving each of them their own distinct personality. The story-line was very complex without being too over-complicated. I loved all the little tidbits that helped immerse the reader in the daily lives of the characters without dragging it out and over-doing it.
If you are looking for an interesting, intelligent, fun read, this is it!
This was a fun, easy listen. I've enjoyed both books in this series so far. If you are looking for a literary masterpiece, this probably isn't it, but if you are looking for a story that easily keeps your interest and gives you a laugh or two, you've found it. Narrator was great, too!
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