I was really surprised how much I did NOT like this Novel. Lots of characters- lots of talking- lots of tie-ins with historical facts... very few of which led to anything. After about 4 hours you are really wondering if there is any plot to this at all. When it finally looks like you figured out what the plot is... that plot line is ruled out and are again left to wonder why am I listening to this. I finished it just to see why the book was written.In the last hour or so it somewhat comes together but not worth the time or a credit. In fact, I wouldn't recommend listening to it even if it were free. Blah Blah Blah... oh, I zoned out. Let me rewind to see what I missed. No, didn't miss anything.
Like listening to someone read thier own diary. I guess that it why it is called "The Sagan Diary". I just didn't expect that to be so... literal. Slow, monotone and very repetative. Not at all what i was expecting. Hopefully he goes back to writing something that merits more his ability to entertain.
Really surprised by the writing. A lot of comments talk about the narration. It's not the narration it's the story telling. It starts off interesting for the first couple chapters and then blah through the WHOLE middle. Sorry, not up to par.
I found this book hard to get into. It has a lot of action but little to make you connect with the characters. That being the case, I found myself not caring what happened to the characters - or the plot.
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