Retail pak Random House Audio 1998
CS ISBN 0375405216 $18.00 Two cassettes
This series follows the careers of Aubrey, a Royal Navy officer, and Maturin, a naval surgeon during the Napoleonic Wars. THE HUNDRED DAYS deals with Napoleon's return from exile. British actor Robert Hardy is superb in reading this abridgment. He gives each character consistent and believable accents, bringing out the character of each. He is just as adroit when performing non-British accents and the wonderful narrative sections. Period music is used as a transition between episodes. All in all this is a fine listening experience. M.T.F. © AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC/JAN 00]
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