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The book is rated 5 stars: all books in this series are in my opinion. The 2 star deduction is for the reader. The first thing that got on my nerves is that he pronounces Carpathia: car-path-ee-ah instead of car-pay-thee-ah. I was willing to see past that, but he has a serious problem with defining proper character voices. In this reader's version, Carpathia has the voice of an effeminate old man. Buck has the voice of a gruff man in his 50s, Rayford sounds pretty much like the reader himself, Chloe sounds flighty, and Rosensweig doesn't sound even a little bit like a new york Jew, let alone an Israelite! Oh, and Zion is prounced sea-on by this reader. (i'm sorry if I've misspelled names, but I'm writing this in a rush!)
I'm only about 4 hours into the book, but I have half a mind to rebuy the book by the better reader (Richard Ferrone) - much better at character definition. Unfortunately i decided from the preview clip that i liked this guy better and bought books 3-6 with him already!
I don't mean to sound so rude, but when you pay this much for an audio book, you expect to enjoy all aspects of the book, not just the writing (which I emphasize is great!).
4 of 4 people found this review helpful
The narration is so bad it is very distracting. Wish I could get Ferrone version still. Looks like I will be reading the rest of the series on my Kindle.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
I read the books when I was younger. having it told to me again has been extremely enjoyable
brilliantly told. thw bible interjections are wonderful. certainly give cause to make you want to read the book of Revelation.