While the information is good I can't say it's worth owning as an audiobook. On paper it would be fine because you could go back later and reference it if needed. You can't do that with this kind of information in an audiobook format.
The information in this book is good but it's more laid out as a dissertation and not a simple "here it is" let me tell you a story. The first half of the book is him making references to events, people and places that feels like it needs an appendix (or that he's reading from someone else's) that sadly audio books don't come with. Several times throughout the audio book the author makes reference to a PDF file that accompanies it but I was not given one to download from audible.
Anyone anywhere ever.
While the information in this book is good, David Fritzgerald is not a "performer" like so many others who narrate audible books. He has trouble pronouncing words he wrote in his own book. Several times throughout the performance sentences are read twice over. He reads it like a high school student reading in front of a class and nervous that the other students are going to make fun of him. It is not fluid nor does it float at all. It's an awkward bumbling mess the whole way through. It's hard to follow the "so and so in this century said this, and so and so disputed that in this century" with the author's uneasy reading style. I felt lost for the first half of the book. The information is useful but it wasn't until he got into the actual texts of the bible that one could follow along having something familiar to ground the text to.
the information in this book is good but you're better off having a hard copy to refer back to when necessary. Unless you have a photographic memory this is nothing more than a "hey that was good to know". This isn't really the kind of book you listen to, it's one you have in hand and highlight with markers as you go.
I enjoyed the book but not in an audio format. I'm going to have to buy the book in print so I can pick up the points the author failed to convey properly in his own reading.
If you've ever watched a nature documentary chances are you've seen and heard him before. You just don't get any better than this.
all of his titles. Seriously. it's almost too meta to hear David Attenborough reading about David Attenborough.
his voice. No one else could have narrated this book. No one else should ever narrate this book. David should read EVERY book ever.
I was hooked from the first word and started it right over again after I heard the last.
There's a reason he's "Sir" David Attenborough
it was an absolute joy
as a voice I've enjoyed hearing since I was a child (starting with Spiderman and friends) it was delightful to hear him telling his own story. It brought back a lot of nostalgia
more than meets the eye
I enjoyed the book, it's touching, from the heart and I find myself relating to the story very strongly.
the narrator complains about how some audiobooks are read so dry and unfeeling but he soo overcompensates that it's actually kind of distracting. I like it when he shouts on his radio show, not in his audiobook.
yes, I recommend it to believes and non-believers alike.
if you liked the book, you'll like his podcast. And vice versa
yes indeed, any chance to visit the works of my favorite author is a must.
engaging and entertaining
just as good as the rest. It is a delight to hear her voice.
I don't know what is to complain about with the audio quality, it sounds EXCELLENT on my ipod and phone. the humor is wonderful, the story is engaging and for fans of the Dirk Gently series it's a delight to hear where the original ideas and characters came from. I'd love to hear it as a full radio production with Tom Baker and Lalla Ward performing it.
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