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The story is every bit as good as I remember it. The narrator has difficulty with pronunciation of many words, such as "horror", which has says as "hawrawuhr" The performance is inconsistent, though the accents do tend to follow the basic patterns set by Eddings as the analogues for the different races. All Sendarians tend to speak with exactly the same English accent, and the narrator's interpretation of Belgarath is a complete rip-off of Gandalf from the movie version of Lord Of The Rings. No matter how old Garion gets, he still talks like he did when he was a little boy.
I am still glad that this series came out in audio...it was always one of my favorites.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
I love this book. It has been one of my favorites since I first discovered it as a teen. The naration is not the best. He reads slowly, almost painfully so for a well seasoned listener of audio books. the accent he gives the characters is quite different than I'd always imagined them as being. If you like Romance language accents, this is the naration for you. The Bottom line, don't buy this without listening to the sample. I don't regret the purchase, I've been begging for "Eddings" for a year now, but I wish they had produced a different audio version of this book.
7 of 9 people found this review helpful
Absolutely loved it. Endings does it again. Excellent fantasy story leaves you desperate for the next installment.
Really enjoying this series, read the books years ago, but revisiting through audiobooks is a real treat.
Loved both series and have read them countless times over the years. Cameron really brings the characters to life. Love his work.
loved it I have read the books many times but love the vocal characters plus I can now hear my favourite books and knit at the same time win win!!!