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Would you try another book from James P. Hogan and/or Moe Egan?
What was most disappointing about James P. Hogan’s story?
I was actually looking under the new releases for Sci-Fi and Fantasy, saw this book and thought I would give this a try. It was an "anti-tax", "big government is the bogeyman and the root of all evil" rant disguised as a story.
I could take the drivel, to each his own opinion, but it completely corrupted the entire book - the guy couldn't even go to the airport without going off on some tangent about how the government ruined everything.
The characters were extremely one dimensional - no depth, all specifically designed to drive home a point - not to weave a good story. The dialogue was forced (evenly laughably at times - so there was some unexpected enjoyment).
I listened to the end, hoping that the Sci-Fi Fantasy portion would come out, hoping for something amazing at the end to redeem the book, but nothing.
What didn’t you like about Moe Egan’s performance?
The speaker was OK - I actually gave her a two because I couldn't tell if I was laughing at her "male impersonations," or the silly dialog that the males were saying. She may be better in a different book.
What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
Another really good book by James P. Hogan. But it is the performance by Moe Egan that I really recommend. She is one of the best narraters in the industry. I will read any book that she narrates. She is that good.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful