yes, it's a must, hard to ignore either the voice or the content, masses of facts and reminders, impressive organisation
the dirth of adjectives and adverbs makes for a strong message
maisie, because she was the heroine and better developed than most
speed and feeling were appropriate
it is a system, no doubt works if you have the patience and motivation
so far, but let's see if i feel better after units 6 to 10
the dilution of the facts and factual details with the henrys and their acquaintances
not maudlin but sensitive treatment of the sufferings, the cost, of the war years
reads at perfect speed, stresses and intonations good, with feeling non troppo
pug; his stoic repressed feelings hinted at,because his marriage is reexamined because of the war, and inconsolable at the death of the son he adored
no, reading is still great for involving the reader's imagination
the book did, hearing it less so.
pariseau did a very good job. but some place names and jewish/yiddish words were warped, and his reading of women's voices was poor
i wasnt able to follow the denouement, and blame myself. i wanted to read this in the sixties and since, and hoped i would be grabbed by the audible version; but no.
i think sci-fi fans will have read it by now
there is a lot of foreign vocab invented for the book, and too many names;
somehow without seeing them i couldnt learn / interpret them
i dont mean to put anyone off, but it isnt for everyone
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