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poor editing and far fetched

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

Reviewed: 21-05-20

This seems to be a poorly edited recording with odd gaps. narration is average and the story totally unbelievable and veers all over the place. won't be listening to any more in the series

improved towards the end

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

Reviewed: 17-05-20

I struggled with the narration, both from identifying the different characters and finding the general tone quite monotonous.

I was tempted to stop at chapter 20 but decided to push on and I'm glad I did.

won't listen again and can't recommend it, but finally better than predicted.

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far fetched and disappointing ending

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

Reviewed: 31-03-20

Easy listening but the whole thing was too far fetched to be gripping. Narrator ok, but her Italian accent was dire.

interesting to hear original but awful narration

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

Reviewed: 08-09-19

As a child I adored the film so decided to buy this out of interest. Narration is terrible in places to the extent that I had to lower the volume down because it grated so much. The scarecrow just sounds like Marge Simpson and a number of the voices are too extreme.

Well created and thoroughly engaging

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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: 04-09-19

I really appreciate the final chapter, which tells you the outcome for the main characters. the bravery of those involved is portrayed well and the honesty of the most difficult 'choice' is heart breaking.

Disappointing ending

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

Reviewed: 29-07-19

Thoroughly enjoyed this (once the premis sunk in!)... but disappointed by the ending that seemed rushed.

Tedious.

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

Reviewed: 04-06-19

I'm giving up, and that is rare. I have no connection with the main protagonists and no interest in 'the story'.

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overlong and quiet recording

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

Reviewed: 03-01-19

like many audiblers, I tend to listen whilst doing other things but this was hard with this book due to the quiet recording. There is also a production error half way through where lines are duplicated.

The premis is good but there is far too much angst for me to enjoy it. The reveal was clear half way through and I'm now wishing I hadn't bothered to finish it.

hard slog with incomplete ending

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

Reviewed: 14-12-18

this is two books in one... a family saga mixed with a fairly dry war history. the eventual ending is incomplete with unresolved storylines

Good story if a little formulaic

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

Reviewed: 28-10-18

enjoyed this one. Good characters and interesting story, although not breaking new ground. decent narrator although she did not try to make a clear difference between the two storytellers. if you missed the brief mention of the name as the chapter starts you had no idea who was talking at first.