I loved the book. The story was excellent. I loved Philip Pullman narrating. Some of the other actors/voices were a bit off-putting, but did not go so far to ruin the book for me. I still would recommend this audio book.
Narration with different people is very good!
one of my favorite series
I really enjoyed the book and narration.
The sheer awesomeness of this book can be summed up with one word: panzerbeorn.
Didn’t care for the book
Narration was great! Captured the emotion of each moment exceptionally!
Was listening to this during my cross country drive in my car. Yes, I don't have a high quality sound system in the car, but the difference is the base heavy voice of the narrator, and the lines read by the characters were a bit too far apart. The narrator's voice sounded low, especially with the highway noise, but the characters' sounded fine - if I increased the volume, the narrator sound good, but the characters were a bit too loud.
I enjoyed the story very much, and the narration was lively and catching. Each character has his own narrator/voice, that fits well to the personality.
The story itself feels very much like a modern fairytale with witches, talking bears, and magic objects. I feel that magic was involved, but at the same time, I cannot really recall anybody really using magic in that sense.
I had a smile on my face from start to end, and I cannot wait what the second book has to offer...
Magnificent book, wonderful narration.
Extraordinary, captivating story!
The diverse narrators for different characters are a nice idea, they make the listening very lifelike, however if you cross-referencing with a printed copy, some of the "unimportant" text like ("Lyra said" ...) is left out, so don't get confused :)
Outstanding narration and a story that sucks you in like only a few modern classics have in the last twenty years. Thoroughly recommend.
I love this book, at the start of the beginning , it throws you in the midst of the action! I am now listening to the second book!
Brilliant, and absolutely the best narration of any book I’ve heard
Best audio book I have ever listened too. The full cast and narrator are compelling and urge you to continue on and on with the material. Amazing!
Excellent story and a wonderful cast reading!! Truly a theatrical production!!
The whole series is incredible, really. The world is believable from the very start, and Lyra is such a well-developed character. Pullman narrating is a treat, and each voice actor does a great job.
I have read this series many years ago but listening to it brings the characters to life. It is such a wonderful story.
Fantastic storytelling and great narration. I've been recommending audiobooks since listening to this one.
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