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Great book, with serious narration problems

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

Reviewed: 10-08-17

Most of the narration was great, however I am shocked that there was no russian-speaking advisor to help the narrator pronounce the Russian names and words. Clearly, this narrator put zero effort to try to pronounce any of the Russian words even close to what they should sound like. She butchered them so badly that for a native Russian speaker it was absolutely torturous to hear. There were times where she mispronounced the same word in three different ways in the same sentence. If I had known about this, I would have volunteered my time to help her with the pronunciation. This oversight is absolutely inexcusable.

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