Navigating the waters of friendship and love is a murky undertaking, and Jean Thompson explores this cloudy territory in her latest novel. Narrator Madeleine Lambert provides just the right touches of softness and starkness to doubt-addled Jane's "perfect" domestic life, which is juxtaposed with the rawness of lonely Bonnie's risk-filled existence. When Jane tries to escape her increasingly oppressive situation by taking off all of her clothes and collapsing in her snow-covered backyard, everything changes: Jane crumples into her inner self, and Bonnie enters into a troubled affair with Jane's husband. Lambert deftly unwraps this story, with excellent pacing and deep characterizations that will be difficult for listeners to forget. L.L. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2016]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2016
CD ISBN 978-1-5047-1519-5 $39.95 Twelve CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-5047-1516-4 $22.95
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2016
CD ISBN 9781504715171 $109.00 Twelve CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781504715188 $29.95 Two MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781504715133 multiple sources
Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.
Let us recommend your next great audiobook!
No algorithms here!
We pick great audiobooks for you.
Sign up for our free newsletter with audiobook love from AudioFile editors.
If you are already with us, thank you! Just click X above.
Thank you for contacting us!
Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!