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great read/listen

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-11-19


this heart-warming though often heart-breaking story is narrated perfectly. highly recommend this as book or audio.

great narration and story with potential

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-09-19

Very good narration and a mystery that had potential if no tension. Unfortunately the romance was a touch squicky with empathis put on nine months being overlong to morn a lover and lack sex! ..and the love interest having no first name- unless you count it being in the blurb?

Short but enjoyable listen

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-08-19

Nice intro to the characters and lots of atmosphere surrounding the mystery.
Narration is good and it's an easy listen.

Bit irratated to find the last 'chapter' is a sample of the next book, not encountered that gimmick before.

Ok but not greatest listen

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4 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-08-19

Planer does an ok narration but I found some his choices for the character voices too far off; could accept Colon as an Irish man and a pompous Vetinari but Anuga, smart W.... Anuga sounding so slow-witted really threw me from the story, I ended up reaching for the pb instead. Also found there weren't pauses between chapters, at times scene changes seemed too abrupt and had to be adjusted too.

Great book. Ok audio.

short but sweet

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-08-19

The story is a short but enjoyable listen, Tremblay as always does great voices and accents, the pacing is smooth.
Would have liked more of the characters bonding but for the story length there's a whole world packed in.

Enjoyable caper

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-08-19

I really enjoyed the book and found the narration good. Not all the accents were the best and they occasionally slipped; Director Tan's made me laugh as it sounded like someone with a headcold! but not bad enough to be distracting. It was easy to get caught up in the story, the 'then' and 'now' were clear and pacing was good. I enjoyed listening.

Great book, disappointing narrator

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3 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-08-19

I love this book series but the narration is joyless. He reads as if he has a time limit; it seemed fast at first but being British I thought possibly it was my perception of the accent, but no, he actually speeds up at times! Characters are rarely given their own voice and if they are it's inconsistant. Found it very dificult to determine who was speaking at times and had to frequentlly rewind in order to follow the story; I've read the book about three times the problem is all with the narration. There's no time for expression or emotion. Going purely by the audio it'd be hard to connect to the characters or story.

While I recommend the book series the audio is a big disappointment, it's listen-to-able and but that's it. It seems the same person is narrating the next book so it's doubtful I'll be getting it.

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Brilliant

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5 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 12-08-18

An action packed sequel with lots of critters. Black dogs, shady people, threats, Dragons, explosions and Kai Gracen. This book has everything.

Some more reveals, a step towards accepting a relationship. Dragons - Sorry Kai, I like Dragons!
Love this series.

The narration - well it's Greg Tremblay and if you've not tried one of his audios then you're missing out.

Love this story

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-08-18

Love this book, such a strong personality and feel good vibe. Also it was released at the right time for me when I too was mid weight-loss battle.

The narration; it's not an Australian voice actor but the main character Henry comes across well even if his Reed sounded a trifle odd.

I'd recommend it.

Hmm

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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-08-18

Enjoyed the book, it's all Israel discovering who he is; dealing with his family and the sudden attraction he feels to his best friend. I want a friend like Sam!

As an audio though, listening for too long a time is tiring. Not the best Australian accent and an overwrought performance. Seriously, all that emotion in packed into every sentence! Character voices are a bit odd, combined with the accent deeper ones don't sound natural and the women... are there really no Australian narrators out there?