This is an extraordinary audiobook, and Ralph Lister's narration is splendid. Lister seamlessly gives talking sand cats and hissing jackals persuasive vocalizations and nuanced speech. He does spot-on British accents in this futuristic reimagining of Noah's Arc. Bill Broun's fascinating novel takes place in 2052 London, portraying a dystopian future in which humans have killed off nearly all wildlife. This audiobook follows the trials and exploits of Cuthbert Handley, an addled 90-year-old antihero who can talk with animals and sets out to free the last survivors from the London Zoo--the sole remaining zoo in the world. Lister is a vocal chameleon, equally adroit with dozens of voices. His talent is well displayed in this immersive and haunting tale. A.D.M. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2016]
Trade Ed. Harper Audio 2016
CD ISBN 9781504735087 $39.99 Fourteen CDs
DD ISBN 9780062560650 $34.99
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2016
CD ISBN 9781504735070 $59.99 Fourteen CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781504735094 $39.99 Two MP3-CDs
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