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Beautifully performed, beautifully written. The voices were beautifully done, each distinctive, accents good, very identifiable. A huge problem with many audiobooks is that they are written to be read and many cues that make the story easier to follow are lost in the audio version. These were beautifully and easily handled. Each chapter was written from the perspective of a main character. Each chapter was introduced in the character's voice and also gave their location. It would have been nice if they always gave the year too because there were a couple jumps of several years. As an example: "Chapter X, Jane, Pembrook Castle and the Welsh Marshes, 1458. This made the story easy to follow and very enjoyable.
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Would you consider the audio edition of First of the Tudors to be better than the print version?
What did you like best about this story?
It's true to history
What about Tom Clegg and Non Haf ’s performance did you like?
loved their narration and the difference between them
If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?
great story, great history, great people
What would have made First of the Tudors better?
It's near impossible to understand the 'So called' Welsh, I only got through 15 minutes and had to turn it off.
Has First of the Tudors put you off other books in this genre?
How did the narrator detract from the book?
I found it hard to understand the reader, so lost the thread of the story very early on.
If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from First of the Tudors?
Not listening to more than 15 minutes, I don't feel I'm able to comment,
Any additional comments?
I was so disappointed with the narration, I looked forward to listening to this book, what a let down.
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