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left feeling awkward and uncomfortable

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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 25-01-2020

I've listened to this book before -it's the best of the series. But listening now in 2020, 30 years after she wrote the book, I feel like it is Catholic propaganda with an anti-gay overtime.

classic story well told and sung

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 13-10-2019

I had read and been read this story many times and I had expected to fast forward through the songs. Rob Inglis made the songs come to life and add to literary value of the book. the voice acting is good and the story more vivid for Inglis' efforts.

stop thinking about bodies and start doing

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-06-2018

if I added up all the time I worried about how I looked to others Id have years. ive been wastinv time not doing. it's time to live!

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forgetting combined with epic dragon legend

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-10-2017

Like poetry and legendary tales that get lost in the mists of time.
The book moves slowly like the elder couple at its core... but when i relaxed into the journey i found it enthrawling.
The book provides the experience of discoving forgetting first hand with the characters. mistrust, leaps of faith, love that lasts beyond memory, things you wish to forget, the things you long to remember.

not a typical fantasy/horror/ comedy/ drama

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-06-2017

The team narrating include some actors from the HBO tv series. Which, while I've only seen one ep did help as the book is often dialog driven and the different voices bring more to the scenes.

Giaman intended a rambling tale... and that's what he delivered. There were a few times that I found this too disorienting. but all is forgiven as the story joins back up. It lacks the previous predictability that enters into stories like Neverwhere when Giaman deals with gods. They are more diverse not all one thing or all another.
Great listen and great value.

warning addictive fantasy heist with gore

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 16-04-2017

loved it. I didn't see most of the long cons cons coming. The author had a brilliant mind. The language used is thick with sarcasim and swearing which had me laughing at some very dark moments.
The fantasy world created is curious and leaves you thinking. I'd love to see this as a motion picture.
i diducted a star because the female roles are unfortunately limited to tertiary characters which means limited character development.
Gore is very thick and may not be to everyone's tastes. I thought it was appropriate as it was used as character development and plot devices.

interesting

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1 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-03-2017

I'm not a huge HP nerd (don't get me wrong I loved the books and the movies were pretty good too.) I'm just not a die hard who needs to listen to an A to Z description of beasts.
So I felt that I needed more $15. really this is the first audible I've said that about. it just feels like a rip off.
I am consoling myself that it's great that it supports such a wonderful charity.

could listen to this one more than once

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 18-02-2017

I really enjoyed the listen. The story is engaging and surprising. However, there were a few times that I felt the book moved slowly or spelt it out too much. Even so i know I'll listen to it again

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but still no book 3?

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 19-01-2017

This was my second listen in 2 years... so yer I like the work. The king killer chronicles, unlike many fantasy books, doesn't struggle with meaningful motivation and good character development. The writing itself is both complex enough for multiple reads and easy to read.
That said, there are ongoing delays over book 3 release date. This could be because of the number of unanswered question means it will need to be an actioned packed tight book to be done in one book... or rumours of TV/ movie deals could be screwing with the plot. Im just hoping the book is better than the movie.

first book whets appetite

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 14-12-2016

it was a great preformance, enjoyed the story. it's a book for modern fantasy and detective story lovers.
This is book one in the series ( which the disruption doesn't note) and I'd be keen. to hear more