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Adam Pierson

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The New York Times Digest audiobook cover art

Can't remove from my devices

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

Reviewed: 09-06-19

I don't want this subscription, I don't read this paper, it's clogging up all of my devices. Yet there appears to be no way to get rid of it. Audible, you are doing your customers a huge disservice.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

History of Scotland: A Captivating Guide to Scottish History, the Wars of Scottish Independence and William Wallace audiobook cover art

Monotone narrator ruins this

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-31-18

Although titled "A Captivating Guide" this audio book was anything but captivating. It's a general history of Scotland that might provide a good overview to someone new to Scottish history. However, the narrator speaks very slowly and in a monotone, which cured my insomnia, but made listening to the book impossible.

An Amateur Corpse audiobook cover art

Narrator ruins this story

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-29-17

I've read many of the Charles Paris mysteries, and listened to the BBC Radio adaptations, but couldn't make it through this version as the Narrator is just awful.

The Keeper of Lost Causes audiobook cover art

Very, very depressing

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1 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-09-17

Would you try another book from Jussi Adler-Olsen and/or Erik Davies?

I've read Henning Mankell and other Scandinavian writers before so I'm used to depressing mystery stories, but this one was too much for me. I found myself skipping ahead as I just couldn't stand the depravity and darkness.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

None, that I can think of.

The Heiress of Linn Hagh audiobook cover art

Good Narrator, poor story

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-15-17

This story was slow, plodding, dull, boring - where's my thesaurus? I struggled through more than 50% of the book as I liked the narrator, He seemed to be trying to breathe life into the dead pages, but I finally had to give up as I no longer cared about what happened.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Master and God audiobook cover art

Let down by narrator with try reading it instead

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-12-17

I've read almost all of Lindsey Davis' books and enjoyed them. So I thought I'd try an audio book this time . I had to give up after an hour as the story was ploddingly slow and the narrator dull and monotone. I will try reading the book to see if it really is the story or just the narrator.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

The Most Wonderful Tales of the Year audiobook cover art

More Ennui than Wonderful

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

Reviewed: 12-12-16

I can't recommend this collection. These are personal stories that look back and seem meant to be shared with close friends only. The second story was down right depressing.

The narrators were fine, I just didn't feel a connection with the stories. I gave up and didn't finish listening.

I would rather have had a book from my wish list as a gift.