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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Kim Mai Guest

Young Adult Young Adult • 5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2004

This is a mesmerizing production of a much-discussed young adult novel. Set in the very near future, the story involves unhappy, anorexic 15-year-old Daisy as she arrives in England to visit her cousins. As soon as she arrives, her aunt must depart for a short trip, leaving Daisy and her three cousins alone in their rural farmhouse. Very soon thereafter, an unnamed aggressor invades England. Kim Mai Guest seems to channel teenaged Daisy while making her actually listenable. She also excels with very young cousin Piper without resorting to a high-pitched little kid voice. For that matter, her rural British men are quite believable. Her pacing is particularly lovely, and while the book has received some criticism for its unique punctuation, it’s never a problem in Guest’s reading. A.C.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/NOV 05]



Library Ed. • Listening Library • 2005

CS ISBN $30.00 • Three cassettes

CD ISBN $38.00 • Four CDs

DD ISBN $19.60

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