Well, I listened to it while traveling. I enjoy that, and Neil's books are clever and entertaining.
I listened to this book because I enjoy Neil Gaiman's books and his quirky characters. I have listened to Neverwhere and The Graveyard Book as well. So far The Graveyard Book is my favorite.
This book didn't have the grace of Downton Abby, but the story was solid. Certainly a coming of age story in time of WWII. I would recommend the book. It provides yet another story of how people existed during WWII and the heartache and anxiety that was felt by all.
I recently read War Brides and found that it gave me good background for what was happening outside of big houses like Tyneford. The Distant Hours, by Kate Morton, was a similar story of living in the big estate during war. I think I enjoyed Tyneford the least of these three, actually. Still, I did enjoy it and would recommend it.
Elise, the main character was the most memorable. It was her story, her life we followed.
No. #1. It doesn't have a conclusion in this book. #2. It is very repetitive. It takes too long to explain simple things. Too wordy.
Bennie and Vinnie
Blackout needs a conclusion in this book.
The performance was outstanding! The accents and character changes were excellent.
I will definitely try another of his books.
His voice brought the story to life and I felt like I would like to go there to Tipperary!
I found the story to be interesting and enjoyable. I loved the characters and the history.
Great story! Too much sex for me and no way to skip it! But the story kept me glued!
I love historical fiction and Civil War history. This book took me there and fed my thirst for information while giving me a sense of the struggles of individuals involved in a beautifully written story. Hats off to the narrator, Kimberly Farr, as well.
Well developed characters and lots of twists and turns. Beautifully written and beautifully read! I will definitely look for more from this author.
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