Diana Gabaldon's powerful, witty, and heroic characters lend themselves well to the rich, melodic narration accorded them by Davina Porter. Under her spell, listeners find themselves transported back through time to exciting, faraway places alive with people they would enjoy knowing.
©1993 Diana Gabaldon; (P)1998 Recorded Books
"Triumphant....Her use of historical detail and truly adult love story confirm Gabaldon as a superior writer." (Publishers Weekly)
When I started listening to these books I wasn't turned off at all by the gentle way that the author described romantic encounters. Each book in the series though, becomes more and more explicit. It's not that I'm opposed to a good romance novel, I just want to know that's what I'm in for.
This author and this narrator cannot be beat! The author's unlimited imagination and story writing talent is the most wonderful way possible to learn history while being thoroughly entertained!
The narrator is amazing! Her ability to portray each and every character via multitudes of accents and different voices is astounding!
While the author colorfully builds the personality of each individual, the narrator makes you feel as though you know each one personally. What a treat! I am ready for the next book. What will Gabaldon think of next?
Loved this continuing saga of Clare and Jamie. Looking forward to their new adventures in America. Hope there will be more time travel.
This is the second time through this series and I can't stop even though I have other books waiting to be read. So addicting! I've got to go on to the next!
Davina Porter does such a good job with these books. Don't know if I would have "read" the Outlander books if not for their availability on Audible. The story is really fun, but occasionally the writing is a bit of a slog...I skimmed the first book in print. But Ms. Porter's narration, the accents and voices for the characters, the pace of her reading - just exceptional. Makes the books so much fun to listen to...sometimes when listening I just can't "put the book down!"
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