No idea if the story was any good, the narration was so horrible that I won't finish it, perhaps the story style simply doesn't suit Michael Page, I d..Show More »id well by getting up to chapter 20. I started listening to this because I LOVED the Muirwood books, they were such a pleasure to hear. I will see what else is available to listen to by Jeff Wheeler - I'm so glad this wasn't the first book I tried by him, I would have been put off anything else.
The story is interesting and different from the usual sword and sorcery books which is why I put up with the execrable narrator. I was expecting her t..Show More »o suddenly yell 'and LASHINGS of GINGER beer' at any moment. The cadence of the narration was awful with frequent emphasis on the wrong words and a real jumble of downright dumb accents poorly realised. The first book was narrated by a much better narrator and I am sorry that they changed for this volume. I can only hope that they change again for the third volume or I don't think I will be able to put up with it and will never hear the end of the story, although I will probably buy it in written word because, again, the story is really good! I suggest Ms Pitkin would make a great job of narrating the Famous Five books.
Unfortunately every character sounded like Linda Snell from The Archers. Accents were poor and not consistent. Found it so irritating I couldn't conce..Show More »ntrate on the story. Shame the narrator of the first book didn't finish the series.