The simplistic and cliche dialog prevented me from tolerating what could have been a half-decent story and plot. I didn't even download the second half.
Better give this a miss - unless you're a budding novelist and want some tips on how not to write.
Language level was grade 6 equivalent. Narrator sounded like my grandpa. Story is plodding, boring - I used it to mainly fall asleep at night and couldn't bring myself to finish it. Perhaps even children would lose interest.
No. Although I strongly recommend NOT reading this book. I couldn't finish the first one, let alone an entire series of this.
Did not have enough range to cover all characters. Relied on character stereotypes.
Dear Audible - please rate books according to language level - it couldn't be that hard. Please. This is not the first time I have had this problem.
The narrator brings these characters to life in a way few narrators do. What a pleasure to listen to. The story was good but the characters and narration put it over the top.
As a fan of Elizabeth George, I enjoyed this book. However, the change in the narration between the narrator in this book and different narrators in other books resulted in subtle differences. Some of the characters just didn't speak the same (inflection, emotion towards other characters). With the old narrator, I'd have given it 4 stars.
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