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LONDON CALLING

by | Read by Robertson Dean

Children Ages 8+ • 7.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2006

Martin Conway, who numbly attends an upscale private school, is pulled out of his ennui by a strange call from his grandmother right before her death. His curiosity increases when the art deco radio she bequeaths him introduces him to Jimmy, a figure from the past who asks for his help. Martin is introduced to a maze of mysterious parallels and alternating times and places, all of which are kept straight through the strong narration of Robertson Dean. Dean shifts accents easily as Martin time-travels to Jimmy's world, Blitz-filled London of 1940. Dean's resonant tones have a haunting quality for a tale that has otherworldly elements and a dream-like mission that may bring redemption to several characters. S.W. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 07]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Listening Library • 2006

CD ISBN 0739336665 $39.00 • Six CDs

DD ISBN $27.30

 

Library Ed. • Listening Library • 2006

CD ISBN 0739337882 $50.00 • Six CDs

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