Courtenay is one of Australia’s biggest authors. In this 1800s epic about Tommo and Hawk, sons of a prostitute, he recreates his country’s past, including its horrors and glories. The twins are kidnapped and suffer unspeakable violence, with one remaining optimistic and ambitious and the other becoming an alcoholic opium smoker. Narrator Bower captures each character, making listeners forget that one majestic voice creates the various natives, the Irish, the English, and people of all ages. Few will fail to be enthralled by this adventure saga, which skillfully captures history while keeping listeners glued to their earphones. S.G.B. Winner of AUDIOFILE Earphones Award © AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/ JUL 04]
Fiction 21 hrs. Unabridged © 1997
Library Ed. Bolinda Audio 2000
CS ISBN $120.00 Fifteen cassettes
CD ISBN $144.00 Eighteen CDs
AudioFile Earphones Award Winner
Thank you for contacting us!
Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!
View any review or feature FREE on the AudioFile Website.
Sign up now and get your Web Pass to...
It's simple and FREE. Takes only a few seconds and no credit card needed.
We've updated our subscriber log-in system. Please give us your email, and you will continue to have full access to the digital editions and the AudioFile Web site.