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  • Cherry

  • A Novel
  • By: Nico Walker
  • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
  • Length: 8 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 507
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 476
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 476

It's 2003, and as a college freshman in Cleveland, our narrator is adrift until he meets Emily. The two of them experience an instant, life-changing connection. But when he almost loses her, he chooses to make an indelible statement: He joins the army. The outcome will not be good for either of them.Β 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • being an ex-junky is much cooler than being a junky

  • By K Sabatini on 09-02-18

being an ex-junky is much cooler than being a junky

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

Reviewed: 09-02-18

this was brilliant. The sensitivity and ability to explain and make entertaining such a tired genre of writing was phenomenal (which i spelled wrong so factor that into my credentials as a critic) i dont know what it’s like to be a soldier or a medic but i sure know what it’s like to be a repentant semi-comedic criminal with a bad case of the opiates and this dude Nico got it all right. If there were a secret handshake he would know it and in a totally selfish way it felt comforting to hear him suffer the all too true and universal junk problems only people who think too much suffer. The clever narration and spot on story telling made this a great listen! I give it the full five πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰

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