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Mystery & Suspense


Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Orlagh Cassidy

Mystery & Suspense • 11 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2005

Winspear's elegant historical mystery features Maisie Dobbs, a dark horse heroine of indomitable spirit, who is able to cross class lines in 1930s' London. Winspear excels in depicting trauma, the kind of long-term grief that characters, particularly her restrained Britons, express only in a gesture or a word. Descriptions of body language are unsurpassed. Orlagh Cassidy's narration creates a unique voice for each character, which also projects the character's class. She is able to keep Maisie's accent unique and change it slightly as she interacts with a plethora of supporting characters. Her description of starting Maisie's MG anchors this novel in time; her description of Armistice Day makes clear the waste of war. K.A.T. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC 05/ JAN 06]



Trade Ed. • Audio Renaissance • 2005

CD ISBN 1593978146 $39.95 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN $27.97


Library Ed. • BBC Audiobooks America • 2005

CS ISBN 0792737482 $54.95 • Six cassettes

CD ISBN 0792737490 $89.95 • Nine CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 0792738357 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

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