The narrator caught and kept my attention. Hard to believe he once played a character named "Balki" on a sitcom.
His variety of voices, tempo and timber, an excellent narration.
I felt disgust for the killer, sympathy for his abused family, and great admiration for the police officers that stopped the killing.
This book came out before the killer's filmed interviews and death. There is a lot more related information now available on the internet.
The author's/narrator's voice was rather unsettling to me. Having first read the print version, I knew the story and thought it was compelling. The narration had a 'la dee dah' tone and tempo which bothered me, knowing the impact the author's gender issues had on her unsuspecting wife. Surprisingly, I couldn't get beyond the first few chapters...
The tone and tempo of her voice seemed rather removed from the situation. Rather flighty.
I did like the written version.
This is the first book that I've returned due to the narration.
Edward St. Aubyn's dazzling writing has been performed, not just read, by Alex Jennings. I own both the print and audible versions.
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