The message thay gives is great (you can read about the content elsewhere). As for the audiobook quality itself, it's awful. Thay does a good job of repeating himself when his accent might have been unclear, but the audio quality is terrible. It was recorded during a lecture, so there's a lot of background noise (coughs, sneezes, people moving about), and the microphone wasn't in the right place. All-in-all it makes it hard to listen to. You can listen to it, but I found it a struggle.
I sampled all the audiobooks on Audible to see which reading my kids would like best, and I picked this one, and I'm glad I did. Terry Jones does a fantastic job at giving each character his own voice; the other narrators hardly did so, or didn't even try. The extra characterization and the intonation made this a really great book for my kids to listen to.
I don't recommend it for younger kids because of the complicated language and words the author used. A lot of the story went over the head of my 6 year old, though my 9 year old understood most of it.
The content of this book is reviewed well elsewhere. Suffice it to say, from me, that it's a great book, and it may well change your life.
The audio recording is excellent. It's read by the author himself, and thus makes the story even more personal as it is about him. It's like he's telling you about himself, and in a way, he is. The fidelity of the recording is very good.
Definitely worth a listen.
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