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One Year After audiobook cover art

Narration needs some work

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-27-18

If you could sum up One Year After in three words, what would they be?

Glad I listened - but also glad it's over.

How could the performance have been better?

The narrator was skilled but some of the accents were absurd.

The main character is from New Jersey. The narrator in the previous book did a good job of portraying this. The narrator of this book didn't realize that he was reading for a Yankee. He uses a southern accent until a certain page where the character mentions he is from Jersey. All of a sudden his accent changes to a Yankee accent.

Doctor Sleep audiobook cover art

Awesome, satisfying, fascinating.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-01-13

Been looking forward to this for months and I was not disappointed. So glad to have this book. Suspenseful, satisfying, scary, and clever.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful

The Week the World Stood Still: Inside the Secret Cuban Missile Crisis audiobook cover art
  • The Week the World Stood Still: Inside the Secret Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Stanford Nuclear Age Series
  • By: Sheldon M. Stern
  • Narrated by: Bob Dunsworth

Hard to finish, pretty dry.

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-13-13

I was inspired to listen to this book because I recently finished a fictional book in which the Cuban Missile Crisis played a key role. I hoped to gain some insight into the news of the day, the feel of the crisis, and how the public reacted. I guess this was the wrong book for me, because it's a moment-to-moment reaccount of recorded conversations in the Oval Office. Interesting for a while, but hours of this is hard to listen to.

The narration was clear but rather cold and monotonous. Hour after hour he speaks in the same tone.

I also figured this would be fairly intriguing and it was just dry and dull. A few minor dust-ups in the diaglogue, no information at all about the public reaction to the crisis. I suppose that for JFK and other historical scholars it might be interesting, but just barely.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

The Colorado Kid audiobook cover art

How annoying

Overall
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-24-05

I may actually feel it necessary to write an ending for this book.

4 of 7 people found this review helpful