AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

THE HELMET OF HORROR The Myth of Theseus and the Minotaur

by | Read by Various Readers

Fiction • 3 hrs. • Audio Program • © 2006

Pelevin's retelling of the story of Theseus and the Minotaur will certainly challenge listeners. The entire story exists within an online chatroom populated by enigmatic users who attempt to resolve their situation of being locked in separate rooms that open to strange landscapes in which a creature is lurking. Brilliance uses a full cast of talented narrators, including Susie Breck and Dick Hill, to differentiate characters since the entire book consists of chatroom text entries. Typical chatroom sounds, such as door slams when a character leaves the discussion, add an element of authenticity, but some discrepancies remain between an aurally based medium like audiobooks and the visually based, soundless premise of the book. L.E. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 07]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2006

CS ISBN 9781423311522 $19.95 • Three cassettes

CD ISBN 9781423311546 $19.95 • Three CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781423311560 $24.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 1423311582 $24.95

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 ×