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lost interest so was hard to follow. hope the next one is better I have bought it.
What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?
The audio sample -- not to mention the title -- gave the impression that this would be an action-packed story about a gunfighter. I'm almost two hours in and so far it's about a greedy Mormon father who mistreats and whips his sons and even strangers for pretty much no reason and rapes women, whether they belong to his "family" or not.
I assume this is backstory and the eldest son will predictably stand up against his father and become the title character. The author's path to that point is, as I said, cliche and predictable and all the whipping and rape has left a bad taste in my mouth anyway.
What could Kerbit J. Little have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?
If you haven't hooked me and given me somebody to care about for reasons other than they're being treated poorly by 1:48:45, you're wasting my time. In a screenplay, a page is equal to one minute of screen time. I don't know what that translates to in manuscript pages, but I've heard other authors tell entire stories by the time this guy has gotten his oars in the water.
How did the narrator detract from the book?
He sounds like he took a valium before he started reading.
What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?