Haven't read the print. On one hand, the narration was sometimes stilted. On the other hand, I may never have read this book in print. My job lets me ..Show More »listen to audiobooks as I work, so I am very glad this is in audio format.
This novel offers a fresh perspective of creatures that are routinely treated superficially and consistently presumed to be mere fodder for traditiona..Show More »l heroes. Maera, a young woman with a dark history, finds herself inadvertently thrust into a Goblin horde demanding a redefinition of her preconceived notions and biases. The story line rapidly draws the listener into a fascinating immersion in a foreign culture, tribal politics, dictates of their spiritual doctrines, sibling rivalry and internecine competition. Overall, a fascinating exploration of what we would normally consider monsters.
The narrator displays a notable talent for interpreting a variety of unique characters in a large cast of players. He deftly weaves the storyline delineating each voice with a surprising range of emotion, tone and tenor. A skillful performance that brings the story to life in a delightful manner wholly appropriate to the genre. I would enthusiastically seek out this narrator again.