Book pak BBC Audiobooks America/ Sound Library 2003
CS ISBN 0792728580 $49.95 Five cassettes
CD ISBN 0792728599 $74.95 Seven CDs
Sally Peters's unhappiness with the state of her life and her need to find more meaning in living cause her husband to examine his own attitudes toward marriage. Their search for a way to accommodate each other leads them both into their pasts. Elizabeth Nunez reads her own prose. Her colorful West Indies accent overcomes the locale of the book, which is set in Brooklyn, but the tenor of the story is lost in the sameness of the word sounds. Although the novel is exquisitely written, one would better appreciate hearing it with more vocal variety in the setting of scene and pace. J.P. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/ NOV 03]
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