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THE VEGETARIAN

by | Read by Janet Song, Stephen Park

Fiction • 5.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

Narrators Stephen Park and Janet Song deliver both sides of this darkly suspenseful story of warring desires. When her dreams turn bloody and horrifying, Yeong-hye attempts to soothe herself by ceasing to eat meat. As her family attempts to change her mind, their behavior grows increasingly forceful and desperate, while Yeong-hye fights for peace and autonomy. Park's narration outlines Yeong-hye's love of her sister as well as her husband's, brother-in-law's, and parents' efforts to physically and mentally control her. While Park focuses on the action of this piece and Yeong-hye's surroundings, Song unveils Yeong-hye's dreams and their impact on her mental state, giving listeners a fuller understanding of her thoughts and intentions. K.S.B. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2016]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2016

DD ISBN 9780399566998 $15.00

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2016

DD ISBN 9780399567001 $47.50

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