One has only to compare this book with Bill Bryson- who also writes travel books as an America Ex-pat. He has picked up a bit of a British accent, loves Britain, but sees the absurdities.
This narrator instead of fond irony sounds smug and deprecating.
I think I may get the book and try again-in general I have loved Paul Theroux,
Just plain grating, and it was really hard to synthesis the British voice with the american point of view,.
Still struggling to finish
Why ruin a good book ?
Funny , with historical sci fi , great author.
The dry humor, great heroine
When is audible recording the fourth in this series- it's on kindle!
The heroine is both a leader but able to see the absurdities of the working world
I hope Jodi Taylor continues with this series , and Audible l keeps recording them!
Love the narrator- she adds so much to the story
The protagonist- irreverent but serious about her work
Fantastic read- no idea why so few reviews!Have read all three; disappointed that book 4 not on audible only on kindle, I hope coming soon.
The idea is interesting-a son looking foe his fatherm who is travelling in tie
I was pleasantly surprised
The cadence and rhythm of the narration were so irritating that my hackles rose every time I heard"Dave".
Which unfortunately, and not a credit to the author,was far too often.
This is one of those books that is both a historical novel , sci fi and satire, and mystery . I have listened to it 4 times over 7 years . Still love it for different reasons
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