I wish the new narrator for this series had a French, rather than a British accent. His pronunciation of familiar names and places was very jarring and often inconsistent. I didn't like his gravely, often angry voice for Chief Inspector Gamache. It seems like he was a totally unfamiliar character, more likely to yell at his subordinates, rather than the ultimate calm and collected man of power listeners fell in love with.
I have listened to all of Louise Penney'S Three Pines mysteries. The new narrator is good but not great. His voice was not consistent for each character and sometimes I couldn't distinguish one character from another.
Awful. Confusing characters, boring plot. Gave it 6 chapters. Did not get any better
Ralph Cosham was an integral part of the charm of Three Pines and the voice that brought Chief Inspector Gamache to life. With his passing, the Three Pines books lost the magic that made it my most-recommended audiobook series of all time. That said, Robert Bathurst did an outstanding job of stepping in and becoming the new voice of Three Pines. The Nature of the Beast was Louise Penny at her best. I love that after 11 books, she still weaves in new character development for old characters and keeps us interested in the people of Three Pines as well as the solution to the latest murders.
Did not want to put it down. Excellently read. I will definitely be reading allof her books.
I hope I can get used to the new narrator. Missing the French Quebec accent and I preferred the calm, wise demeanor of the Gamache that I fell in love with. I was distracted by the choppy, stilted inflections that felt like I was being slapped rather than drawn in. This narrator did not differentiate voices well. Even Ruth lost her lovable roughness.
It was awkward at first, not to hear Chief Inspector Gamache speaking, as I’ve come to recognize, in his own voice. As the story progressed however, I became accustomed to Robert Bathurst, and the tale took over.
What a well written tale it was, Louise Penny at her best.
Louise Penny is one of my all time favorites, and this book is great.
Very interesting. I enjoyed looking up the facts about Project Babylon. This was my first time hearing this narrator and my first jntroduction to Louise Penny books. I found both to be very enjoyable.
It took me a few chapters to train my ear to the new narrator, but he is GOOD!!
I was wary, but this is the real Louise Penny again!!
By clicking "Notify Me" you consent to receiving electronic marketing communications from Audiobooks.com. You will be able to unsubscribe at any time.
We will send you an email as soon as this title is available.