The best parts were her experiences in the back alleys of LA. I think she probably took some creative liberties with the characters but they were unique and their tales were interesting. I liked the musical interludes.
Sure, especially to my cat friends. Like the headline says, it's a fun read. I listened during my daily two hour commute and it kept my mind off the traffic.
She's a good narrator and she brought the characters out with her interpretations.
I never read the book but always wanted to. I thought listening to it would be satisfying but I feel that I might have missed out by not reading it in my voice. I have a habit of underlining passages in books that uniquely describe a mood, character, or location. I wish I had the book so I could do that with Rebecca. I think I'm going to buy it so I can read it for myself.
I liked Maxim's sister. I did not like Maxim, at least I didn't like the way the narrator portrayed him. He was a pompous ass and it didn't get any better after he unloaded his tale about Rebecca. I think reading it I would have felt a little more sympathy for him. I was also waiting for the second Mrs. de Winter to get a spine. I really got tired of listening to her musings on what might happen.
She did a great job with most of the characters. I just didn't like her portrayal of Maxim.
Well, of course! That's how I first heard about the book. Alfred Hitchcock mastered the re-telling of this tale.
I haven't read the print version.
There were so many. The scenes with his parents gave his character so much depth. I look forward to hearing more from Little Ozzie. I pretty much liked every scene where he interacted with the dead.
I have a two hour commute every day and joined Audible to make the trips more tolerable. Most books I keep in the car and don't feel the desire to keep listening at home. This was one of the books that I brought inside and listened to while I cooked, cleaned or just vegged out.
I highly recommend this book. My 15-year old niece liked it just as much as I did. It's not a deep book. Semi-light fare and fantastic for driving. I'm looking forward to listening to the next book.
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