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By Edward on 13-01-11
Probably better in print than audio
I think those who already have some knowledge of Aristotle and Alexander the Great would get a lot from the book. I personally enjoyed it, but I would not recommend it to those who are new to the subject. Transitions are abrupt, and it's difficult to follow the story, a problem compounded by the narrator, who interprets the minimalist text with the same flat monotone for every character, whether a king or a female slave. There is a dearth of "he said" and "she said," so it is difficult to tell whose lines of dialogue are whose. If I were to recommend the book, it would have to be in the print form, I think.
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By Jeff on 11-07-10
Dry, dry, dry. Imagine plugging in your earphones and shoving a handful of saltines in your mouth. Yes, it's that dry. Poor character developement, boring storyline and a reader who uses the same voice and tone for every character. Do not buy this book!
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