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Separation of Power Audiobook
Separation of Power
Written by: 
Vince Flynn
Narrated by: 
Ken Kliban
Separation of Power Audiobook

Separation of Power: Mitch Rapp Series

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Publisher's Summary

Newly appointed CIA director Dr. Irene Kennedy is the target of an inside plot to destroy her and prematurely end the American President's term. To make matters worse, Saddam Hussein is close to entering the nuclear arms race - something Israel has vowed to stop. With the haunting specter of World War III looming, the president calls on his secret weapon: top counter-terrorism operative Mitch Rapp. But with only two weeks to take out the nukes, Rapp is up against a ticking clock - and impossible odds.

Take another thrill ride with Mitch Rapp.

©2002 Vince Flynn (P)2011 Simon & Schuster

What the Critics Say

"First-class political intrigue from a master storyteller." (Booklist)

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    Thomas Condon Bellevue, WA 04-24-15
    Thomas Condon Bellevue, WA 04-24-15 Member Since 2016

    Film boomer

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    "Could be great, not GRATING due to reader"

    This reader already has a nasal twang to his voice...when he takes sorties into characterization, his voice enters the "awful" or "woeful".

    Flynn is a great storyteller. His publisher let him down with this choice of narrator.

    PASS.

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    Jonathan Caldwell Russellville, AL, USA 04-23-15
    Jonathan Caldwell Russellville, AL, USA 04-23-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Great story but..."

    The story is as good as usual! However, the narration is horrible. It's still worth getting but you may consider reading this one as opposed to listening.

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    Paul Fountain Valley, CA, United States 04-22-15
    Paul Fountain Valley, CA, United States 04-22-15 Member Since 2002
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    "Classic Rapp"

    I wanted to start with the whole series again and this installment was Great listening

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    it is ok 04-20-15
    it is ok 04-20-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Narrated by who... Why?!"

    I enjoyed the story. Vince Flynn is amazing. The choice of narrators is horrible from book 1 to now has been a steady decline luckily the writing is so good.

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    Amazon Customer 04-10-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Terrible narration"

    The narration was just horrible. Every conversation sounded like two adversaries even when it was two people that were friendly colleagues. Choosing a narrator that sounds like a BBC reporter isn't wise when many of the characters are U.S. Military Special Operations forces or commanders.

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    TA 04-07-15
    TA 04-07-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Excellent Story Appallingly Narrated"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    I'm an avid reader but have always enjoyed listening to a good story. Narration is as demanding an art form as acting and any good actor or actress should be able to hold the attention of an audience as much with their voice and ability to project as with anything else. Sadly, this narrator has failed spectacularly in that respect. His voice is pitched high, fast, and whiny and he makes everyone sound as though they're spoiled adolescents annoyed at having to explain things. My teeth were on edge midway through the first chapter and as tautly written as this story was, it was entirely ruined by an inadequate narration.


    How could the performance have been better?

    Only by having someone else do the narration.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    MamaBear3 California 04-02-15
    MamaBear3 California 04-02-15 Member Since 2014

    N.P.

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    "Worst narrator ever"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    Only the narrator. The story is good and i love the Mitch Rapp series. The Ken Kliban made all the characters sounds like whiny little school boys, even the main character Mitch. This is the first audio book that I had go online and read a summary of it so I could skip it and move to the next one. Good book but terrible audio book.


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    Jeff Thomas Prescott Valley, AZ United States 03-20-15
    Jeff Thomas Prescott Valley, AZ United States 03-20-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Story, Vivid Detail"

    Narration talent is a bit less than Guidall and character voices aren't quite as varied but it's not bad. Though Rapp does come across a touch more wimpy.

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    Catherine NEWPORT BEACH, CA, United States 03-16-15
    Catherine NEWPORT BEACH, CA, United States 03-16-15 Member Since 2013
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    "When Did MItch Rapp Become a Crybaby?"
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    If Nick Sullivan narrated it.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    He is the worst I have ever listened to. He turned every character into a whining, arrogant, self-delusional person. I could not finish the book. I will read it the old-fashioned way.


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Karalynn Pleasant Grove, UT, United States 03-15-15
    Karalynn Pleasant Grove, UT, United States 03-15-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Bad narration"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    Different Narrator


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Ken Kliban?

    Yes One sentence he is almost yelling and on the sentence he whispering to the end of the sentence so you can't hear him


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    no


    Any additional comments?

    I have listened to over 150 books Ken Kliban is the worst narrator I have ever heard

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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