The story is very depressing and the characters are somewhat lifeless.
I am on a quest to read all of Charles Dickens' titles so I can get a better impresion of the world that he lived in.
The narrator was excellent however it might have improved the story if more narrators were involved (for the women in particular).
The characters are absolutely necessary to this story.
Though it is a classic story, I doubt I will be in any hurry to read this selection again.
Regardless of the reviews, this book is a total bust with little (or no) point at all.
This series is easy to read and totally captivating. Patricia's ability to create a world that is both magical and familiar makes her one of my very favorite writers.
Eff (of course) is my favorite character because of her mild mannerism as well as her sarcastic wit.
Amanda Ronconi's performance quickly draw's the listener into the plot.
I was hooked from the very beginning of the first book and wanted to listen to them all immediately
I truly enjoy Patricia's ability to create characters and situations that are easy to imagine and her writing style flows so nicely. I am looking forward to the last installment of this story line!
The story line had some incredible potential that remained unfulfilled unfortunately. I loved the relationship that was developing between Sadie and George, but of course it was never brought to the desired conclusion.
I believe that the audio versions of Charles Dickens work to be much easier to follow than the written version simply because the diction and verbal tenses are easier to follow.
The inevitable arrest of the jew.
Alex Jennings does very well with these types of classic novels
Oliver Twist is a very good book but (in my opinion) does not compare to David Copperfield!
This is a totally different book that I expected. I wasn't too sure about the content prior to listening, but it is a completely enjoyable read.
Amanda does an amazing job with this series.
It has an incredible range of characters spanning all of the primary areas of popular mythology.
He had an interesting speech pattern that took a little getting used to but overall was not disruptive to the presentation.
I particularly enjoyed how the author connected the characters in this book back to other classic works like The Bible, The Iliad, and The Odyssey.
This is the classic, not some ridiculous off-shoot and it is well worth the time to listen to. The story is far more interesting than any of the '60s movies ever portrayed the scientist, the monster, and the relationship that existed between them.
I have read (almost) everything written by Dan Brown and all I can say is that his work is EXCEPTIONAL in virtually every way. He hooked me with the DaVinci Codes and I have snatched up everything else I can find (yet to be disappointed).
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