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What did you like best about Models? What did you like least?
Models shows a great way for men to think about the world and their relationship with women. It really focuses on improving yourself.<br/><br/>Mark Manson read it himself. It sounds like it was recorded in front of his computer and he left all the misreads and stumbles in. I could hear mouse clicks and I'm pretty sure he got text messages while recording.
Would you be willing to try another one of Mark Manson’s performances?
No. Absolutely not. It was a 7 hour book recorded in 7 hours and a ton of mistakes left in. The negative listening experience definitely can overshadow the amazing content.
Did Models inspire you to do anything?
It inspired me to change the way I thought about my relationships with women.
Any additional comments?
Mark, please have this re-recorded with a pro reader.
33 of 38 people found this review helpful
While I’m not against an author narrating his own book, there are instances like this one when it’s just a bad idea. Not to say that this author could have done at least an adequate job if he had made an effort. Instead, what the listener is brutally subjected to is an unedited, unrehearsed and haphazard attempt at reading the text. It’s reminiscent of a junior high school student fumbling through a presentation of a just finished report, which was copied out of an encyclopedia and never really comprehended. It’s a shame, because the content has value but the delivery completely ruins even the most robust of concepts. All credibility in the material is lost when it’s coming from a source that sells such a weakly produced product. In addition to the lack of editing or proofreading, the author seemed to not even have given it a listen before releasing it for sale. The copyright and legal disclaimer at the beginning is read and for some reason explained before launching into the first section, which begins by repeating the same thing. I feel bad that the author doesn’t have a coach, advisor or even friend that could have told him of that and other mistakes. Or maybe he just doesn’t care. Expecting people to pay for something so poorly rendered is just wrong. I’ve often found that complaints regarding narrators of audiobooks were a bit petty and based mostly on certain style preferences. However, this audiobook is in an entirely new and more severe category of bad productions. I think I’m being a bit generous in giving the content a B+, the writing a C-and the narration a D-.
46 of 54 people found this review helpful
What did you like most about Models?
A truly first class book on understanding what women want. Probably the best I have ever come across.
What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?
The error the writer Mark Manson made is in narrating the book himself. Really worthwhile, thought provoking information comes across quite flat. Also there are clicks at the beginning of each chapter where he is turning on the recording machine. The recording quality is poor too.
8 of 9 people found this review helpful
Such annoyingly cheap amateur production. Content is alright but audible: I paid you to deliver quality but lately you let all the authors read themselves. Be worth your money!!
3 of 3 people found this review helpful
Absolutely loved it and will definitely read more of Mark's books. Definitely give 5 stars.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
Great book to read but incredibly lazy recording. Noisy and many misreads unedited. Read it
5 of 8 people found this review helpful