When I first realized it was read by a group of people, I thought wow, they're going to have character voices. And, for the first time the 2nd and 3rd person spoke, they used narrator #2 and #3 for two separate characters -- but only for one line each. From that point on, narrators switched on and off within sections, within chapters, it seemed almost within sentences. I guess the audio book editor got lazy and decided not to have the narrators work together. Altogether, it's the sloppiest audio editing I've ever heard. The narrators aren't bad, but they switch on and off in a completely inconsistent and distracting way, with many sections that deserved to be re-recorded just going straight by. I was very disappointed by this. Ursula K. Le Guin's writing (and the narrator's voices) deserved better treatment.
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