I found myself getting very frustrated with the characters in this book. I have known a woman with the same sort of personality disorder as Ann August and she was frustrating to deal with.
No suggestions as to another narrator but someone who could give the different voices more of a difference.
Not for me
I've listened to a lot of Audible books and I think this one is the best I have ever heard! I was so caught up in the story that I stayed up until 2AM just to hear the last 6 hours of the story. I believe that I could hear the whole thing over again and not be bored.
The narration was wonderful and I felt so close to the characters that I wanted to hug them in times of sorrow. I hope the author will continue with her writing as I will be a big fan. However, she'll have to go a long way to top this book.
I found this book to be pretty slow going at first. It was unclear to me how the author was going to tie the whole thing together (and I still think that was a bit of a stretch). However, once we got out of the past and into the present again, the story got more exciting and I was anxious to see how it all was to be resolved.
I was surprised to see that it has been made into a movie and will wait for it to come to Showtime to see how much suspense the directors put in to keep the audiences attention.
The narrator of this story has a wonderful voice and matches the main character quite well.
The story seems loooongggg and drawn out. In fact I never did find a plot to it. There's lots of old memories from the preacher about his father the preacher and his father the other preacher. (Punctuation left out on purpose) I found that I lost track of which "father" was being talked about.
If you have a belief in god, you might like this book for the philosophical nuggets, if you can pick them out of the rest of the mush.
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