The story is set in modern day London and centres around a young PC who begins training as a wizard. It's in a simi..Show More »lar vein to the Harry Dresden novels. There are lots of descriptions of London locations, so especially if you know the city, it's loads of fun.
The narrator does a really good job and gives depth and personality to the characters.
Can Kobna Holdbrook-Smith please read all the books?
I love this series, and have read them as soon as they've been released. Generally I prefer reading over audiobooks because I like hearing the cha..Show More »racters voices in my head the way I imagine them, if that makes sense. But not with Kobna Holdbrook-Smith. Not only is his range incredible, his female characters are as compelling as his male ones, and his various accents are completely convincing - but the really wonderful thing is that he brings the characters to life better than my imagination does. I felt like I properly got to know some of the characters for the first time after listening to this recording. The Ben & Kobna combo, doesn't get better than that.
Love this series. Carrying on strong. Can't wait for next one! Beautifully written and read as usual. If you like this series you will enjoy it as per..Show More » usual. If you haven't yet. Start at the beginning and enjoy