Narrator Steve West carries listeners along on a literary adventure down France's rivers, from Paris to Provence. After reading a decades-old letter from a former love, Jean Perdu untethers his bookstore barge and leaves the City of Lights for the south, accompanied by two equally impulsive friends. Although the men are initially focused on their pasts, their journey soon becomes one of new horizons and second chances. West wisely reserves his French accent for the dialogue, immersing listeners in the setting without overwhelming them. His quiet, gentle performance fits the mood of this charming, contemplative story, which is perfect for book lovers. Although the majority of the audiobook is read by West, Emma Bering and Cassandra Campbell have small parts that enhance the listening experience. C.B.L. © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2015]
Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2015
CD ISBN 9781101889817 $40.00 Nine CDs
DD ISBN 9781101889824 $20.00
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2015
CD ISBN 9781101889831 $40.00 Nine CDs
DD ISBN 9781101889848 $76.00
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