Yes--it gives so much insight into the lives and deaths of war.
The narration really appealed. Cranston's voice is so well-modulated that it almost seemed conversational.
Verbal phrases and the time frame with which I was familiar
No--I needed to think about what I had just heard. However, because of the repetition, I sometimes thought I had mistakenly gone back in the book.
Probably not. It is like so many stories to come out of occupied countries of the 1930s-40s. Basically, it took up too much of my time--would have been interesting as an article in Time or chapter in a book, but I have heard this basic story before now, with a different cast of characters. There is little to no suspense .
From the opposite side of the box," Diary of Anne Frank"
Good modulation--more than one speaker, which I liked, giving variety and a bit more believability.
Possibly--with stars like Meryl Streep, and a, If handled correctly, this could have been interesting with a good director,such as George Lukas, etc.
I do not with to deny the courage and sacrifice show in this book, but, to me, it just was the same as so many accounts of the period.
Possibly for a beginning reader of novels who is somewhat superstitious.
Passable--not bad for this genre
So many who were thrown in to provide fodder.
I really wanted to like this book but quickly began to tire of it.
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