Read by Frederick Davidson It was interesting and I was enjoying it, not wowed, but it kept my attention for the most part. However I dropped it with about two hours to go. I was turned off by how terribly uninspired the role and life of black people were in this futuristic tale of a […]
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Read by Sir Derek Jacobi Round 2. So I found Jacobi’s reading of the Americans in The Canterville Ghost to be much more to my liking than the previous recording, but, overall, I was irked by the slight oww-like lisp he had. I am certainly not the expert on Jacobi’s speech patterns, but I’m sure […]
Rocannon’s World [Stefan Rudnicki] Planet of Exile [Stephen Hoye and Carrington MacDuffie] City of Illusions[Stefan Rudnicki] That Rocannon’s World cover is inexcusable. These could be considered the first books of the Hainish Cycle because they were written first, but there are at least three other titles that take place before the events of Rocannon’s World. […]
Read by Simon Vance I forgot how much I loathe Lord Henry–contrary and full of ish to the very end. It was nice hearing this, I’ve only read it and haven’t seen any of the adaptations.
The only audiobooks I remember listening to prior to this round, are CS Lewis’ Mere Christianity and a David Sedaris boxset (of which five of the CDs have lived in my car’s 6 CD changer for years). With the David Sedaris collection, you’d think that it would have occurred to me that, unless it was […]