It was too gruesome and gory. There were images which are, sadly, seared into my memory that I would sooner forget.
I've read several others in the series, and have loved Zen. Here he seems flat. Though to be honest, I stopped listening after the description of particularly brutal Mafia hit.
revulsion and anguish
Best Shute Ever!
Neville Shute is a master of plot. You can feel the tension the war engendered in the English people. He masterfully weaves together sub plots which converge with great dramatic tension.
Wait, What? ONE person narrated this? Every character was so distinctly voiced that the "narrator" disappeared.
I heard ut awhile ago, and now don't remember the names. The young woman driver, though, seems very appealing.
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