Any interest in plot spoiled by overdone narration
I love historical fiction and having finished the Shardlake series was looking for something else. To be fair, I am only fifteen minutes in and I (foo..Show More »lishly) didn't listen to a sample but any danger of being interested in the plot has been deafened by the narration. The reader has a fine voice, but the style is overdone. He is not reading. He is declaiming. Literally sounds like he is reading a script to an audition panel. The accents are ok but there's no inflection and (might sound silly) he doesn't pause for long enough between phrases or for portions of conversation between Crispin and whoever his current interlocutor is. It's knackering being bellowed at - I'm deleting it. Don't buy before sampling - lesson learned.
Another entertaining saga that will keep you enthralled.
This Narrator is one of the best in the audio world helping to capture the cha..Show More »racters with aplomb & all makes for one of the best audio books to keep you wanting more.
You will not be disappointed. Hundreds have reviewed these books saying they cannot drive the car, others have spent money on unnecessary petrol just to keep on listening & others cannot get their work done for listening & getting pulled into these stories. You can not get much better than that.