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Would you listen to The Sixteenth Man again? Why?
Loved every character and thrilling moment in this book - yes, I'd listen again!
Did the plot keep you on the edge of your seat? How?
Sawyer tells two parallel stories - present time and 1963. Each is compelling and filled with exciting twists and surprises.
Which scene was your favorite?
I don't want to spoil the surprise - but the scene where we-the-reader discovers the secret from 1963 that has propelled this story from the outset - well, it made me gasp out loud with amazement. And go back to listen a second time, just to be sure.
Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?
There is one especially tragic killing that reminds us of just how desperate the "bad guys" can be.
Any additional comments?
I recommend The Sixteenth Man wholeheartedly!
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
This was the constant reaction I was experiencing while listening to this book. I like the idea and the publisher's summary sounded interesting, but I don't think Mr. Sawyer pulled it off well. It's cool to start with two timelines and link them together as you go along, but it got to feeling drawn out with the backstory that, after so much, became boring. I would hear something interesting and catch myself trying to remember what was going on in the story. Some of the injected info about historical sporting event outcomes was overly cliche. The narration was alright and I listened comfortably at 1.5X speed to save some time. It does contain constant vulgarity and some gruesome scenes. I wouldn't use a credit on this one. The Dan Brown stuff is among the best thrillers I have read. If any of this was helpful, please click YES below. Later.