Salem, OR, United States | Member Since 2010
I read this book after hearing she was a contemporary of his and wrote stronger female characters. I have to say, I enjoyed his Woman in White and especially the Moonstone so much more. About two months after listening to the Moonstone it was referenced so many times in other books and shows that I was very pleased to have read it here. This was pleasant, however not as engaging as the other author. I have to say the narrator makes a huge difference,
I began this book eagerly having enjoyed the first book. The heroines internal conflict over the two brother's was tiresome to me and the sexually demanding brother was disturbing to the point that it eclipsed the interesting story of the quest theme.
I am stopping now and not continuing the series, this was too disappointing and felt too bubble-gum to me. Listening to it I was struck by the contradictions in the character of the heroine and the sexual messages this might convey to younger female (and male) readers about the basic respect of sexual boundaries between people.
Perhaps I am reacting strongly to it, but I am disappointed and unable to continue even though I would like to hear the quest resolution, sigh.
Charming book, very enjoyable to listen to and I found the involvement of the India goddess very interesting. I look forward to the second book.
Not my usual genre for reading, however, I thought I would check it out, very interesting and entertaining, good performance, purchased the next two in the series as well. Strangely enough the last 3.5 hours were blotted out and I was unable to listen to them on my Ipod only online.
A different twist on Snow White, it was an enjoyable listen, not necessarily riveting, but pleasant and light.
I really enjoyed this book and looked forward to the next book written by this author, though after listening to the second book it appears to be completely unrelated to the first and are independent books, though both are interesting. I prefer this book, it was intriguing.
I first read this book in the early 80's and found it very compelling and riveting to read and read it several more times over the years. Enjoyed hearing it as well.
Amazing main character, this is a psychological novel as we get into his head and understand his life in an extremely dangerous place. Completely engaging and riveting to read and now listen to as well. Enjoy -- you won't regret it.
Wonderful performance and story ,with captivating characters and style. I can see why there was a movie based on this novel, and while the movie (old B & W) was excellent, the book was even better. Mr. Page did an excellent job on the narration and characters as well.
Incredible book, riveting characters and story, extremely well performed, I didn't want it to end.
I liked this a lot, and will read more of his work. This was very interesting with a good plot and character development.
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