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If you love books, literature, this beautiful story is for you The Audible member price is $1.95 for this marvelous book. It's only two hours in length. The authors imagination blows me away. Narration is perfect.
VERY HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. A must read.
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Everyone values a narrator that can capture the essence of an authors voice but more often than not we assume what the writers voice SHOULD sound like. Thankfully it is not our job to pick the writers voice; someone at Audible has already filled the position.
Whoever it was that chose Mr. Garcia for the narration of this book should be given a substantial raise and a paid vacation to their destination of choice, all expenses paid.
Not only was Mr. Garcia transformative in his telling of Mr. Connolly's story but to each character he brought a truly vivid and familiar sense of family and friendship to them. We as readers feel as if we know EXACTLY who these people are; as if we got off the phone with them just a moment ago.
Yet, the consistency of overall tone that the writers voice was given was thick enough to cut with a knife. Smooth, soothing, with an almost dry sense of humor that most readers attribute to British authors, Garcia had me laughing out loud at numerous bits which surely would have left me with only a faint smile had I read the book myself.
I would like to hear Mr. Garcia read all my favorite stories.
I could listen to him all day.
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