©2007 Denis Johnson; (P)2007 Audio Renaissance, a division of Holtzbrinck Publishers LLC
"Prose of amazing power and stylishness." (Philip Roth)
"The God I want to believe in has a voice and a sense of humor like Denis Johnson's." (Jonathan Franzen)
"Once Johnson gets his hooks into you, it takes about two sentences, it's...pretty much impossible to stop reading." (The New York Times Book Review)
I agree with Tony - this book is dreadful; how on earth it got the reviews it did god knows. I stuck through it right to the bitter end and wasted several hours of my life. The story is totally disjointed - very poor indeed. The reader seems to think he's Marlon Brando and reads in a mafia style whisper which adds atmosphere - when nothing much is happening. Even if the story had been shortened to about one third it would still be a waste of time. The last time I listen to an audible book when I go by the reviews.
Possibly the worst talking book I have ever tried to listen too.
The plot leaps about all over the place you cannot get a grasp of what time period or which character the book is talking about. Far to deep everyone seems to be dreaming or on illegal substances, one or the other. After 3 hours I gave up and got more pleasure studying the inside of an egg shell.
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