A joy to read/listen to. Good story, great wit and humor, fine narration. One of those I will read again some day just for the fun of it.
Too bad, might have been an enjoyable read, but the narrator killed it. Dead.
His mother may have been nuts, but she did have a point. Why does he do everything the hard way? And at such length? I am at chapter 12 and can't stand it any more. Think I'll go listen to a nice children's book to cleanse my palate.
This was on sale, and looked like a good $3.95 fun time. I quit. I thought at least it would get me through the weekend chores, but it is just too dumb. I give it 2 stars for effort.
Ron McLarty is great as usual, 5 stars. Why clutter up a good thing with a not so great for the character female voice and cheesy sound effects?
I completely and thoroughly enjoyed this read, once I got over two voices and sound effects. Actually, I don't even remember hearing them by the end of the book, but they must have been there. And who cares if the hit man is lovable? Lovable is good! Makes for a much more sympathetic character. Relax and enjoy a great Baldacci ride.
George Guidall is wonderful. I will read a book that he reads just because he's reading it.
A really fun and thought-provoking book. Enjoyed every minute of it. And as I look around the world I live in, I see these new gods everywhere!
I read this book when it first came out in the late 80's, and it has been in my thoughts ever since. So for maybe 25 years I have, with some regularity, thought back to it. Very few books affect me in this way.I was delighted when it came out in audio form, and spent a whole credit on it.
I still have not finished it. The narration is the most uninspired and monotonous I have ever experienced in a audio fiction book. Akin to a bad lecturer in a subject I'm not really interested in.
Don't waste your credits for this terrible rendition of a wonderful book.
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