I was a bit disappointed with this book. Don't get me wrong, the narration is excellent and the setting is perfect for great story. However, there we..Show More »re so many characters, that the writer didn't quite go into enough detail. You never really knew what the characters were thinking, or how they felt. The book was just a lot of descriptions of what the characters were doing. Considering this was set during a war, you never really got a sense of it. Sorry, it was dull.
The very best of the Trilogy tying up all the ends
Please read the first two, Muddy Boots and Silk Stockings and Girl at the Garden Gate before listening to this Alice's Girls. Julia Stoneham makes all..Show More » her characters come alive and I can imagine them all still living somewhere happily leading their lives. Patience Tomlinson is the best narrator, she always pauses between paragraphs and chapters making a good clear definition. Is this the best of the Trilogy? Difficult to say.I enjoyed the first two so much and have re listened again and again. Only by chance found the third book! I have spent the past 3 days listening and loving every moment. The characters lives well defined and so interesting. Land girls and their work well explained. Some sadness, some happiness, some puzzles. A wonderful book to listen to hope you enjoy it as much as I have.