AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by Sheila Mitchell

Fiction • 8.1 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2001

An intense psychological novel is focused on a dysfunctional English family with buried secrets. There is a mesmerizing quality to the story, which inclines the listener to stay with it. Sheila Mitchell narrates with detachment and portrays the various characters expertly. We hear the egocentric self-pity in Martin Trent's whining voice, yet recognize its menace as well. Susan Trent's weakness and sense of hopelessness are deftly communicated. Even the bright, young nannies come alive. This is a stellar performance that lures the listener into staying with a dark story. D.L.G. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB / MAR 03]



Book pak • BBC Audiobooks America/ Chivers • 2002

CS ISBN 0754008347 $54.95 • Six cassettes

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile

AudioFile Newsletter

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 signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×