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Would you try another book from Carol S. Pearson and/or Callie Beaulieu?
I found the text itself -- as written by Carol S. Pearson -- to be very interesting, illuminating, and unusual. I was so drawn to much of what she said that I will purchase this book as a book so that I can enjoy it on the page.
The narration by Callie Beaulieu was absolutely bizarre. It had all of the qualities of a hurried robot, such that I had to go back and check that there actually was a human involved in the reading. I gave a quick listen to a couple of other audible titles with which she was involved, and she sounded perfectly lovely -- so why on earth she did her darndest to sound like a computer on double speed with this subtle, nuanced work is beyond me. I had to stop listening partway through because I could not bear the terrible narration. It is that bad.
Do you think Persephone Rising needs a follow-up book? Why or why not?
The idea that we are acting within large, powerful archetypal energies is not original to Carol Pearson, but what she does with it is really unique. I'd love to see her continue to apply her ideas.
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This is a wonderful book and it deserved careful, attentive narration. Instead it received one of the strangest readings I have ever heard -- truly, I absolutely believed (until I went back to check) that Audible had foregone a human reader and used a computer prototype that just wasn't working well. Siri would have done a much better job, and I don't like Siri.
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I am nowhere near as articulate as Carol as she weaves myth and moderday seamlessly to bring us all smack dab in the middle of ancient rites that may assist us in navigating this roller coaster of a world we find ourselves in today.