AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

A FAR CRY FROM KENSINGTON

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Eleanor Bron

Fiction • 4 hrs. 50 min. • Unabridged • ©

A rooming house in South Kensington and the publishing business in London following World War II are seen through the eyes of Mrs. Hawkins and told superbly by Eleanor Bron. Each character has his own idiosyncracy, and the smooth transition from one to another is never compromised. Of course, this is due mostly to Muriel Spark's ability to flesh out her characters. But Bron deserves credit as well, going from one accent to another, one voice to another, with subtle but effective changes. Her accents are authentic, and her male voices are spoken by suggestion, not by dropping to her lowest register. Hearing this story is an enjoyable experience. J.P. Winner of AUDIOFILE Earphones Award ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPT 92]

Advertisement

Formats

Book pak • Listening Library • 1992

CS ISBN 080723186X $44.95 • Six cassettes

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

Sign up to receive FREE email newsletters from AudioFile. Get audiobook recommendations and reviews straight to your inbox.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×