Regular price: $13.99
Buy Now with 1 Credit
Buy Now for $13.99
Would you try another book from Erik Valeur and K. E. Semmel (translator) and/or Mikael Naramore?
Maybe Erik......I would like to give him another chance.
I definitely liked the narrator. He kept me listening when I was ready to give up. I would listen to him again if the book was in my genre.
Would you recommend The Seventh Child to your friends? Why or why not?
No.....unless people like long, long overly detailed books.
What does Mikael Naramore bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?
I always like a narrator who can read the opposite sex and not be able to notice that it is the opposite sex trying too hard to sound like the opposite sex!.....I hope that isn't too redundant!
He was able to really bring to life all the different characters in the book. Even if the character wasn't announced, I knew it was that particular person.
He had a perfect tone of voice for the book. I always dislike narrators that make a mystery or thriller sound like a dumb joke....Mikael did not do that and I would listen to his narration again in a minute if he were to narrate another mystery/thriller.
His narration kept me hoping this book would actually get more interesting.
If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Seventh Child?
So much of the background of each character. There was so much repetition to each characters background that I got exhausted listening to it.
Any additional comments?
This book could have been so much better if it was half the length.
Even though there was a "twist" in the last part of the book.....it came as no surprise at all. I knew the ending less than a quarter of the way in the book.
I know that some books mean for you to know....but I don't believe it was the authors intention for us to know.....unfortunately the cat was out of the bag because of too much information.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Any additional comments?
Almost gave up a number of times. *Exhaustingly* descriptive with too many shallow characters to care about.
This really wasn't for me, although I'm sure someone will enjoy it, I found it hard to engage with the characters and follow the story.
There just wasn't enough going on for me and gave up half way through. maybe it all happens in the last hour of the story but I decided I had other things I could be doing with my time.
This is an amazing book that keeps on delivering. It is slow but well worth the effort. An interesting insight into the lives of the characters. And a strange mix of characters that is too.