No. I would recommend the print version over the audio, although the audio is good.
There were a number of memorable moments and great quotable lines. While the plot is good, it's one of those rare books that is enjoyable even when it's just meandering along, a hallmark of good writing.
Patrick was okay, but I would prefer a different narrator.
No. I would compare it more to fine wine. A glass at a time, but not all in one sitting.
I would think an ex-elite runner, especially a middle-aged one, would absolutely love the book. It captures the essence of elite running in the 70s. From a political point of view, the author set up a few straw men and knocked them down, but that's okay.
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