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THE ROARING BOY

by | Read by David Thorpe

Mystery & Suspense • 9 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Narrator David Thorpe performs this mystery with vigor. His high-spirited narration plunges listeners into the 1580s, when plays were high entertainment for all levels of society. In this tangled tale, a group of actors performs a play about a murder that has recently occurred, a performance that sets them up as subsequent targets for the murderers. Listeners are privy to the raucous actors and playwrights who have a hand in the play, which is successful, despite all odds and obstacles. Thorpe assigns each character a different tone and accent, successfully differentiating them. As Thorpe brings the play-within-a-play to a new audience, listeners will delight in the language and wit of late-sixteenth-century England. M.B.K. © AudioFile 2015, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2015]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • ISIS Audio Books • 2015

CD ISBN 9781407946795 $79.95 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781407946801 $79.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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