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en general está bien, se hace raro pq hay conceptos vascos que no han traducido como "ama" o "aita" pero se entiende muy bien y se diferencia bien a los personajes
What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?
A better narrator but also the book needs an edit. Okay, a serial killer and dead girls. Meh. Misogynistic and cliched but not the end of the world. Bit of Basque folklore and great stuff about her relationship with her mad mother. But Christ it needs chopping and reworking.
What could Dolores Redondo have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?
Cut most of the mysticism and made the character of James, the American boyfriend, at least vaguely like a real person. Absurdly fictional in all his sympathy and simpering. Also cut the Basque history and folklore lessons. If you can't make it part of the plot, cut it.
Would you be willing to try another one of Emma Gregory’s performances?
Never. Painful, breathless, mystic fairyland voice that makes me want to scream. No characterisation for different people (unless they are specified as having an accent, but even then she does this dreamy delivery that, especially for police staff, is beyond absurd).
You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?
Yes, the actual book isn't bad. Needs work but it's okay. I like the mother stuff.
The vivid descriptions of the Baztan valley were captivatingly brought to life by the reader. Totally engrossing.