• Suffer the Children

  • By: John Saul
  • Narrated by: Paul Woodson
  • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (67 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Innocence dies so easily. Evil lives again...and again...and again.

One hundred years ago in Port Arbello a pretty little girl began to scream. And struggle. And die. No one heard. No one saw. Just one man whose guilty heart burst in pain as he dashed himself to death in the sea.

Now something peculiar is happening in Port Arbello. The children are disappearing, one by one. An evil history is repeating itself. And one strange, terrified child has ended her silence with a scream that began 100 years ago.

©1977 John Saul (P)2020 Tantor

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Narration is amazing and this is a gripping story

Paul Woodson did a fantastic job with his narration! I loved it! The voice that he used for each character was right on point. The story was also engaging, and creepy. I would definitely recommend.

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I read this book Years It is John Saul's Best book

This is John Saul's best book ever he wrote. I never forgoten reading it many years ago. This book destroy all books by Steven King, even Steven used John's Title for a poor uninteresting knock-off poorly written. John Saul,s Supper the Children is Powerful and Destroy the plagiarism of Steven King and the other plagiarized Suffer - the - Children books.

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Captivating

Captivating however the ending I did not like it was rushed and I would have liked a different ending to tie up the beginning and middle

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ugh that ending

book started slow, then got better, but the ending was a huge let down, it was like it ending in the middle of a chapter

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unsatisfying ending

... but typical for the genre. All in all, it's a good quick read. John Saul is, as always, an excellent wordsmith.

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Sexual situations

I ordered this book because I had read the reviews that it was clean and it is not. I just want one really good suspense thriller book without language and/or sexual scenes!

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  • Cindy
  • 09-08-21

Great Storyline

Well worth a credit. Listened over 2 days and just as engrossed in the story, as I was many years ago when I first read the book myself.

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  • Miss D.
  • 06-17-21

narrator let it down

I love John Saul but not a fan of the narrator, the story was great however

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  • lorna Judge
  • 04-13-21

Fantastic Listening

I read this book over 30 years ago. I totally loved it then and I was amazed to find it on audio.
Wonderfully narrated, I enjoyed it just as much, if not more this time round!