The print book, Blue Ocean Strategy is intriguing, but highly data-driven, which is very hard to translate into narrative. It is understandable that a narrator might have some difficulty translating this into audio.
If someone like Kotter Smith (The Millionaire Next Door and The Millionaire Mind) had read it, there would have been a chance for this book in audio format.
Regrettably, the actual narrator (Grover Gardner)was unable to pronounce many words (DOS is not pronounced "dose"), and the stilted delivery he gave was as enthusiastic as Ben Stein's character in Ferris Beuller's Day Off, only worse.
I will studiously avoid purchasing any book he narrates in the future. There's no excuse for selling something that bad.
Bear in mind, I loved the ideas in the book, and I have a print version that I reference now and then, but I can't believe how bad the narration was. I listen to books in the car, but this one I had to take out of my collection because it was putting me to sleep, or driving me nuts with the terrible pronunciations, and inability to follow punctuation.
4 stars for the book, but only 1 for the narrator.
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