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How did the narrator detract from the book?
The screaming and crying of the narrators while other narrators were speaking was very distracting.
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I enjoyed the story for the most part. However the narrators would wail or scream for endless minutes when their character was doing so. This was often distracting as they were doing so while other narrators were speaking. It also became too overwhelming and ear splitting at times as I often listen to my books with headphones. I frequently had to stop what I was doing and remove my headphones as the volume of the crying/screaming was louder than the speaking.
I would be upset had I actually paid for this book but haven't wasted my credit was bad enough. Too convoluted, too many flashbacks, fantastical representations of human character and psychology: a bloodthirsty, deviate, psychopathic drug dealer would disembowel the main hero(policeman) in real life; instead he lets him go with free drugs to plant on somebody, teaches him how to administer drugs to somebody and make it look like they are a habitual user. Or, the conflict between mother and a 13 year old Dani is completely baseless. Or, why does she become an addict is not believable. Tom is the only person who could actually be believable as murderer because of his semi-developed, almost psychotic love for Dani. The novel is at best banal.
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