Bonzer story, but hearing an American try to narrate Aussie dialogue is both painful and hilarious. I was puzzled for ages over what a gulla might be...Show More » Galah, a very stupid bird even by bird standards, is pronounced galaaaaah. And it's DRYzabone as in dry as a bone, not drizzabone. And way too many other jarring mispronunciations.
Pretty much every series I've come across suffers from the same fate as this one. The first book or two are really good, but as you start getting to ..Show More »books three and four, you're used to the author's style, the narrators cadence and the books start feeling pedestrian. It's a pity, cause it's actually a good series. My advice, space them apart. They're a great set of books.
My issue with the final (hopefully) instalment, is believability. How many more gay romances can one sheep station have? The chances that the two pr..Show More »eteen boys in book one, would grow up gay and in love by book four, seem pretty remote to me. Fantastic twists of fate aside, the writing and narration are as good as the first. You'd be better served wrapping up your Lang Downs series at the third book in my opinion. On the plus side, the narrator finally gets "Dry-as-a-bone" right. Bye bye "drizza-bone".