Joe Clifford gives the listener not only an evocative setting and a taught, brilliantly structured plot, he actually makes us care deeply for the char..Show More »acters in a very real, uncontrived and uncompromising way. This is a rare quality in the genre. Timothy Mckean meets the standards set for the story by Clifford with a studied and gripping style that feels unencumbered by pretense.
You could just feel for Jay Porter and his life. You find out about his brother and the past that just won't go ..Show More »away. You watch his self medicate himself or get help via the doctor, but you understand why he does it as the story continues.