I definitely will. I love Brent Weeks and I love Simon Vance. I have read the print version of this book multiple times and I have listened to the Bli..Show More »nding Knife and the Broken Eye several times as well because of the nuances in the story and performance. Unfortunately, I was only able to listen through the original audiobook version of the Black Prism once, and I think I only persevered because I had already read the book and loved it. The original narrator was horrible!!! As others have stated, he made Gavin Guile sound like Keanu Reeves in Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure. I kept waiting for him to say "Dude" at the end of each sentence. It was painful and it was one the first books I got from Audible. At the time I didn't know I could return books, so that version is still in my Audible library taking up space. Such a waste of a credit! But this version ... I will listen again and again.
Book 2 of the black prism series is great. it continues with the story nicely allowing you to see how each character develops as it moves. it makes ..Show More »you want to know what will happen next.
Now as for the reader, Simon Vance is a VAST improvement than the reader for book 1, Cristofer Jean. Simon made listening to the book a great pleasure. he made the characters identifiable, unlike Jean whom made Kip sound like a whinny brat and Gavin sound like Keanu Reeves.
I do like like this book and can't wait for the next. I hope that Simon Vance will stay as the reader for book 3
everything about the production is top notch ... a must listen for every fantasy lover .... beautiful setup and character building. one can relate to ..Show More »characters and you won't realise how soon it ended ... craving for more.
I'm madly in love with the magic system. Fascinating world, great characters, well written and well read. Some interesting surprises towards the end o..Show More »f this installment! Every time he says "I'm the f***ing TurtleBear" I become inordinately happy.
there's alot of cool insight to drafting and pretty cool plot twists , how ever unlike the other books kips story in this is less ... Dramatic ? the b..Show More »ooks really just one big set up for the fifth I guess.
I loved the earlier books, and I love this one. However, it feels like he had to split the book (which is the case), and the end result suffered. I'm ..Show More »super excited for the next one though, hopefully this one got a lot of setup out of the way.