Saturday, December 26, 2009

Dear John by Nicholas Sparks audio version

In Dear John by Nicholas Sparks, the lead character has dropped out of school to enlist in the US Army. Meeting the girl of his dreams Savannah, who waits on John to return from the war and come home to the life the have planned together. Once returning home John is ready to settle down with the woman he loves, planning to spend their lives together until one of the darkest days in America’s history changes their life forever. Reenlisting in the Army after September 11, John realizes that he has now made a career out of his Army service. Returning home from Iraq he finds that the woman he who has captured his heart has made her life with someone else. After that John is faced with a string of tough choices that will alter his life forever.

Being a fan of Nicholas Sparks I was delighted to get the chance to review the audio version of Dear John. The story itself was an extraordinary novel combining all the qualities that we have come to love about Nicholas Sparks’ books. I truly enjoyed reading the book though I felt that the audio version was drab and dry. Although Holter Graham provides the charm of North Carolina while narrating I found myself drifting from the story and had to force myself to listen. Overall it was an amazing story though I think the book version was better.

Provied by Anna Balasi for Hachette Audio Books

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