This book is action packed. Navy style battles, marines blasting holes in things and a bit of political intrigue, likable characters...and some charac..Show More »ters you'll like to dislike. A good book to listen to on the go. Not taxing but extremely enjoyable.
Story: Nothing particularly novel or gripping about this, but a nice coming of age story with some interesting military quirks (strong classism, corru..Show More »pt system); but I've seen it done better elsewhere (eg Phil Geusz's David Birkenhead Series). But enjoyed it nevertheless.
Audio narration: the narration was OK - certainly not the worst I've ever listened too, but far from the best. The narrator. kept. clipping. all. of. his. words. which spoilt the flow of the story for me, and kept "dropping me out of the story". I got used to it as the book went on, but I'd think twice before listening to this again. Which is sad, as his range of accents was really good, with the exception of the women who all "spoke" with the same voice.