Narrator Danny Campbell perfectly captures this audiobook's protagonist, Vern Barclay, a 72-year-old lifelong Vermonter and accidental freedom fighter. After the protest of a new Wal-Mart takes an unexpected turn, Vern, a former talk-radio host, goes rogue and broadcasts from a secret location as "R... more »
There's something pleasingly old-fashioned about Michael Sheen's narration, which is matched by the pleasure of returning to Pullman's world of daemons and Dust. Sheen fully inhabits the text, and he's utterly believable as 11-year-old Malcolm Polstead, who meets baby Lyra (heroine of Pullman's His ... more »
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