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I wanted the full novel, but this is summaries of each chapter. It still tells the story, but did not meet my expectations. Would not have purchased had I known, should have looked closer at the description.
9 of 9 people found this review helpful
If you could sum up This Present Darkness in three words, what would they be?
Entertaining, captivating, thrilling
Who was your favorite character and why?
Sad to say but my favorite character was Rafar Prince of Babylon. Frank does his voice so well. When he speaks you listen.
What does Frank E. Peretti bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?
Each characters voice is well executed. I would run at night while listening to this book, and there were times I was frightened.
If you could take any character from This Present Darkness out to dinner, who would it be and why?
Marshall Hogan. Because that man leads an interesting life.
Any additional comments?
This audiobook might seem old school, but it's well worth the money. It was well done and is still holding its weight today.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful
Very good book. Especially for people who need to learn about the reality of the spiritual world. Great for younger ones teenage years are perfect. Author and narrator (same guy) very good indeed. Good and realistic sound effects.
The constant music and awful sound affects made this book impossible to listen to.
I have read the book before and is an interesting perspective on the spiritual, but why the background noise!!!
To start with, I purchased the abridged version by accident (mistake No.1)
Now it may sound strange, but I find that a mid 80s sounding synth keyboard being used as background music throughout a story with the intent of providing "ambiance" can be a little distracting. Should have listened to a sample first! (mistake No.2)
So needless to say, this audio book was switched off within five minutes of hitting the play button. I had read some great reviews and all, but something just wasn't right with it. I mean.... it just seemed....somewhat watered down...
After another short web based research session I discovered, to my utter dismay, that I had just purchased a "christian horror novel"!
I'll paraphrase a quote from another unknown reviewer, "the idea of a christian horror novel is as ridiculous as the idea of christian porn." Didn't do my research!
To make matters much worse, I discovered that upon charging the $9.99 to my old credit card by mistake (which is now inactive) I had incurred a $30 non-refundable bank fee! (mistake No.4)
So to summarize, I payed $40 to listen to 5 minutes of a 2 hour long "christian horror novel" with a six year old mashing the keys of a cheap, battery operated, toy piano in the background whilst I clawed at the steering wheel of my car and fumbled through my iPhone to find the stop button, narrowly missing a pedestrian in the process.
Excuse me while I punch myself in the face......
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