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FOOL

by | Read by Euan Morton

Fiction • 8.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

Multimedia entertainer Euan Morton's energetic narrating talents are on full display as he conjures an amazing array of voices in Moore's raunchy reboot of Shakespeare's KING LEAR. Working with more than a dozen characters, Morton individualizes each to his or her utmost potential. He adorns Moore's foul-mouthed and conniving medieval players with his native Scots brogue and aptly provides equal vocal theatrics. The year is 1288, and murder and conspiracy abound in Lear's court. Pocket, the king's snarky court jester, sets out to solve this expletive-laden mystery and encounters many of Shakespeare's famous foils—updated with modern eccentricities. Moore is infamous for tackling "untouchable" subjects with biting humor, and Morton's whip-smart tongue doesn't waste a line. A.P.C. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2009]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2009

CD ISBN 9780061712593 $39.99 • Seven CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2009

CS ISBN 9781436175180 $82.75 • Seven cassettes

CD ISBN 9781436175197 $123.75 • Seven CDs

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