Library Ed. Recorded Books 2006
CS ISBN 1419321862 $39.75 Four cassettes
CD ISBN 1419321889 $49.75 Four CDs
Berger's novel changes point of view without warning, much the same way the characters themselves jump from thought to thought. Alexandra Fuller's voice is lilting and sweet, eager to help the listener bridge the substantial gaps in plot and character development, but her efforts fall short. It's as if she's bringing high-quality building materials to a foundation built on shifting sands--she holds the listener's attention, but the listener is never sure for what purpose. Instead of the unfolding of a story, the listener is offered glimpses into moments and, while Fuller tries to make these vignettes distinct, the written words lack the clarity necessary for her to share them. L.B.F. © AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC 06/ JAN 07]
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