This is a wonderful book, but the narrator is absolutely horrible! He's stilted and completely undramatic. I agree with the other reviewer -- it's like a bad parody of William Shatner as Captain Kirk. I don't think I'm going to be able to finish the audiobook because of it.
I am a huge fan of Hemingway's, and I've always been fascinated by his first wife, Hadley. I liked this book, but I agree with another reviewer -- I wish I had read it rather than listened to it. The written dialogue is fine, but the narrator reads Hadley's lines as if she were a simpering, airheaded Betty Boop at times. And her imitation of Ernest himself sounds like a kid trying to sound like her father. Very distracting.
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