A terrific novel that is wonderfully read in this audio version. The nuance of Barnes writing is beautifully conveyed and the characterizations are taught and believable.
The novel was highly recommended to me and finding it available as an audio book was a bonus as it would mean I could enjoy it on my commute. Unfortunately I was very disappointed with the narration by David Ledoux. The read really lacked emotional range and was read quite frustrating in the relentless whiney monotony of the narrators voice. But much worse was his depiction of non American accents. His portrayal of the twentysomething love interest "Lolitha" was breathtaking in its failure. His rendition was halfway between Ahhpu from the Simpsons and and an elderly Yogi, completely laughable and bizarrely offputting.
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