There is no doubt this is a superb listen. Enough reviews have been written celebrating the wit and majesty of this book, I need not repeat.
I will add in two points: once you start getting in to the book, be sure to read up more on the author. There is also a great video clip of him speaking about Middlesex on Oprah--I found this help me further contextualize the book. Just Google him and Oprah and you'll find it.
One criticism: the producers felt the need to put in these odd musical overlays at certain parts of the story, some dramatic and some seemingly random. Not only was it intrusive and unnecessary, but the music itself sounded like some cheesy free-download classical mash. The narrator is superb (also check out his narration on a book about McCarthyism called 'The Age of Anxiety'—brilliant) and he rose above the hackneyed music that was sorely out of place.
This is a great listen that will surely entertain and enthral.
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