I loved "Fluke" when I read it and bought the audio version, looking forward to hearing Bill Irwin read, knowing his work well. It is the single worst reading I've ever heard -- the reader regularly pauses in the middle of a thought as if he got to the middle of the line on the page or is struggling to read the bad print on the page. Either that or the engineering was screwy. Irwin sounds like he didn't read the book first and is reluctantly doing the recording to pay back a debt to an audiobook producer friend. I've listened to 40 minutes and can't stand to listen to any more. Buy the book and read it the "old fashioned" way.
Rarely does a book make me laugh out loud in an abrupt, embarassing, bark-like manner but this one did repeatedly and I was glad I was alone when it did. Steven's brisk, upbeat, earnest narration suits Moore's story brilliantly - kudos to both of them.
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