Unique pirate story told from viewpoint of kidnapped children. Outstanding job of getting inside the childrens' heads and describing the situations and their feelings.
Yes because of his story telling ability and descriptive technique - not too wordy or flowery but accurate.
The reader's performance was excellent, fantastic job with the voices and accents. Quite believable.
I would recommend it. The book is so much richer in character development and plot than the movie, and it gives a peek into San Francisco in an earlier era, and it is the quintessential west coast crime novel.
There are so many, but I would choose Sam Spade interrogating Brigid O'Shaughnessy over breakfast in his apartment.
Joel Cairo of course, Mr. Dufris sounded just like Peter Lorre. He did a great job with Gutman too.
Yes, because of the plot of course.
Mr. Dufris did a fine job, but his voice for Sam Spade fell a little short of expectation, not that I wanted him to sound like Bogart, but he just didn't sound hard boiled enough.
I would not.
The fact the story was propelled by 'he said, she said'. It was like listening to rumors and chit chat.
It really didn't have scenes.....it was like listening to a group of girls from another era talk amongst themselves. There was a lot of flash back and flash forward.
Most of it.
The book is well written, provides a window into another culture and era, and the reader did a fine job. However as a male, I didn't like the story, found it boring.
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