AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

A LONG STAY IN A DISTANT LAND

by | Read by James Yaegashi

Fiction • 6.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2005

Count your blessings--you could be a Lum, the death-stalked family of this intriguing novel. Lums don't die in conventional ways either. Their ends come at the hands of ice cream trucks, cheeseburgers, and Nazis. Narrator James Yaegashi lovingly renders this story in an understated tone that fits the novel. His methodical pace and easy style nudge the action along and keep the book interesting. His deep voice is soothing and cool, and he makes dialogue sound as though it comes from real people. He runs into trouble only while trying to evoke convincing female characters. Unfortunately, he misses the mark, with one of the elderly females sounding like Marge Simpson. This is a minor issue though. R.I.G. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/NOV 05]

Advertisement

Formats

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2005

CS ISBN $44.95 • Five cassettes

CD ISBN $55.00/ $14.95(R) • Six CDs

MP3-CD ISBN $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $20.97

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 ×