This book goes on and on and on and is very tedious. The narrator is a poor choice and when she does the voices of the characters she sounds rather od..Show More »d. None of the characters are particularly likable or believable. There are some obvious historical mistakes and I regret listening all the way to the end.
Not since I read Mitchner's Hawaii, have I found an epic story of multi generations and cultures with such appeal. Ms Lark character development was..Show More » exceptional. At times it does bog down sentimental rhetoric but it does not seem to take away from the story.