The definitive American novel. A great success since it was first published. Required reading. One of the most enjoyable novels ever written.
Public Domain (P)2015 Trout Lake Media
It sounded as though the reader had an autocue which only displayed one word at a time. Not worth bothering with.
"Great classics never die!"
Huck Finn will live always in my heart. This tale never gets old, and I love traveling through time to relive the adventures of Huckleberry Finn time after time. Wonderful narration as well!
"Had to buy a new version."
Alan Munro's reading is absolutely horrible. He puts emphasis on the wrong words, pauses for no reason, couldn't follow the story. Just a waste of money.
Couldn't get beyond the first chapter. Narrator's voice was great but the cadence of his reading style was very strange and unnatural. Did not sound like he was telling the story so much as just mechanically reading it.
Should have listened to the sample longer before purchasing audio book.
Did anyone listen to this before it was published? If so, what were they thinking? The reader's mechanical cadence, odd pauses and weird emphases make this great novel almost unlistenable. It's as if the reader had learned English from a book or a machine and had never heard it actually spoken by humans. Considerable time and effort goes into a recording like this, so how did they neglect the most important part of the process; listening to the finished product? Wonderful story, awful narration.
Mark Twain: AbsolutelyAlan Munro: Sorry, no
The story is great. Of course, it is one of the greatest American Classics. It is a beautiful historical narrative.
I felt that there were too many breaks in phrases. There were pauses where there clearly should not have been. Listening to it became tedious.
this book is required for school, and i was looking for an audiobook because i'm a slow reader with a deadline. but this narrator is horrible. i can't stand the frequent pauses that mean absolutely nothing. they don't emphasize anything and they just take up time. he's hard to understand as well. i am going to keep using this one because i don't want to buy another, but i'm very unhappy with it. i'm glad it was only $0.73.
I can't understand this guy he pauses randomly and just doesn't make any sense just a waste
"Narrator boring and dry"
The narration of this book should be vibrant and uplifting, not something that puts you to sleep
"the reader eas flat"
I love mark twain. i lived in hannibal missouri for years.The adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn are among the greatest books ever written.but you need someone who doesn't rush it the reading isn't clear and not performed well at all.
It's a nice story and having the audio makes the dialect easier to understand. Reading what Jim says is the hardest to understand
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