Wow! Awful, awful, awful narration. To Hatchett Audio: whomever made the decision to put this yahoo narrator on this book should be fired. This guy ac..Show More »tually got paid to do this narration? If I were Brent Weeks I'd be seriously upset. The narrator absolutely ruined the book. A surfer dude magician? You gotta be kidding me! I will listen to the audio samples from now on. I'm really sorry I didn't prior to downloading this one.
As others have stated, the writing is a bit sophomoric in places, but it could have been salvaged with a decent narrator.
One of only two books I have failed to finish after over 100 titles. You have been warned. Nuff said.
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