The reader was pretty good when not trying to do men's voices. As for the story, there were many holes - perhaps even the condom that one of the main characters managed to pull out of a wallet that had already been stolen from him.
Enjoyable read, but I found several of the transitions a little jolting. I've since read that it's not the finest example of a Discworld novel, so I may try another. The narration was pretty good, with good voice characterization.
Not only did I enjoy the book from a story standpoint, but the use of language and the thought-provoking themes really stimulated my mind. I listened while driving, and more than once sat in the car after reaching my destination to listen to a little more. I enjoyed the afterward, as well. The narration was also top notch.
There were a couple inconsistencies with the book that they fixed in the movie. As far as the quality of the book, it was an easy listen.
I'm a WOT fan, but was very skeptical of a prequel book to the series. (not to mention anxious for the sequels.) This book was a pleasant surprise. I wouldn't listen to it as the "first" book in the series, however. You'd be missing too much background information on Aes Sedai, and might be a little lost. It might also be helpful to check out a website on WOT terms/pronunciations prior to listening.
As for the reading itself, it was done very well. This was my first audio book and I was, again, quite pleasantly surprised.
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