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Would you try another book from Jack Phillips and/or Owen Western?
No. I find it amazing, he got this one published. The writing is terrible. There is no story. There is no plot. "No animals were harmed..."? Does this guy even realize he's writing a book? Humans were hurt, aren't they animals? "He doesn't have to work out much, did anyway"? That doesn't even make sense. "The FBI didn't save the dog." Didn't realize it was the FBI's job to save dogs, if they didn't save the dog, doesn't that mean it was killed? "It's not going to be solved by evidence?" What's it going to be solved by? Witchcraft? Wouldn't it be hard to prosecute a case with no evidence? The writing is stilted, like something a fifth grader who didn't speak english very well would write.
What do you think your next listen will be?
I would re-listen to every book ever written by Carl Hiassen or a raft of other authors rather than listen to this.
How did the narrator detract from the book?
Flat, absolutely monotone. Terrible narration
If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Off the Deep End?
All of it.
Any additional comments?
Why isn't it 'eligible for return'? How does that fit with the guaranteed return/exchange?
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The story would have been much more interesting if the reader had added some depth and personality to the characters. There was very little use of contractions, as well as
mispronunciation and even incorrect grammar. It made for very tedious listening.