Although I feel the story of Alice in Wonderland is a bit too
Yes, I like most of Mr. Carroll's stories, particularly Chronicles of Narnia.
No, it's not possible to listen to something this long all in one sitting... but I do have a :30 commute to-and-fro daily, where I looked forward to listening to the next installment.
The narrator was very good and made me feel she was the author herself telling me her story. I enjoyed listening to her. The book was very thorough. This was one of my top 15% favorites.
There wasn't really a main character except the author who, through her own curiosity, asked questions about and discovered things we didn't expect to come up.
Shelly's intonation was natural and as though she wrote the book herself. She was easy on the ears and enjoyable to listen to. It was always clear who was speaking, the author, or one of her interviewees.
No extreme reactions, but at points I wondered how much is there to write about corpses!? But then we either had an interesting anecdote or some interesting fact that she had researched.
It's an interesting story, both in the mystery at hand to be solved and at how well Huxley describes the everyday things of the future. We can easy visualize what Huxley refers to because we now have many similar technologies... but how was it even conceivable to a person in 1931 is what is truly remarkable. He describes on more than on occasion touch screens, or touch activation switches, even wall murals that change.
Michael York came up with several different and distinctive voices for the various characters, and effortlessly switches between them. We can virtually SEE the conversations as though watching a movie.
I looked forward to when I could find time to listen to this book, either while at the gym, or when I had reason to take on a long drive to a nearby city. Even rush hour traffic is not only made better but almost looked forward to so that I had more time to listen to my audio book.
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