I'm only on chapter 2, but I was driving down the road and jumped at one point because her voice made my ears hurt. Her sprite and hemadriad voices are just horrible. I think my dogs head tilted as she hit a volume level that only my dog could hear. While I love all things Piers Anthony, this narrator was absolutely not meant for this job.
After the long wait, I got to finally hear the continuing story of Atticus and Graunuele, but mostly Oberon.
Oberon, Oberon, Oberon, I totally love that dog. Reminds me of my dogs, if they could talk that is. My female is all about them belly rubs.
"Waxing poetically" is another term for running at the mouth for 20 minutes. I found the guys story to be quite long and boring. Sorry, bad with names but when you get to this part, you'll know exactly what I mean.
For an agnostic man, Piers sure can get into some detail about God and Satan. Somewhere during the middle I noticed a bit of "Dante's inferno". After listening to the first 5 and really disliking Satan, my opinion of him changed when you get to see things from his point of view. Oh call me a heratic, but I find myself sympathizing with this poor character. As always, very well written. Still not crazy bout the narrator although she did a better job in this one than book 5. Maybe because she did not have to do any fairy or nymph voices in this one.
The narrator's voices were so bad that at many times I had to rewind the audio because I would totally zone out and miss a section. I cringed every time he said "Kai Ron". Although I did like Leo's voice the rest sounded exactly the same. I did enjoy Jesse Bernstein except for when he did the Pegasi voice, oh that was very irritating. Next time hire someone with vocal range. Please. All in all I love Riordan's knowledge of Greek and Roman mythology. Many a times I would have to look his story back ground up on a search engine and he was spot on. I've learned more about Greek and Roman mythology from his books than I ever learned in school.
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