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THE YELLOW WALLPAPER

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Claudette Sutherland

Fiction • 60 min. • Unabridged • © 1992

In 1892 an unnamed woman passes the slow days of summer writing down her innermost thoughts while convalescing. Her observations focus on the strange effects of the peeling, fading, yellow wallpaper in her bedroom. The Spencer Library has created a unique audio experience in this chilling tale with profound psychological and moral implications. Claudette Sutherland gives a remarkable performance. Her subtly expressive voice is so skillfully recorded that her soft intakes of breath have a desperate life of their own. The haunting beauty of Carol Nethen's original score can momentarily distract, but it supports more than it interferes, a tribute both to the composer and to the excellence of the recording standards. The listener is rewarded with a fully realized dramatic performance with a strong musical presence. C.T. Winner of AUDIOFILE Earphones Award ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG 92]

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Book pak • The Spencer Library •

CS ISBN 1562680021 $11.95 • One cassettes

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