Robin Miles's expert narration truly brings out the best in Jamaica Kincaid's tender account of a girl's childhood in Antigua. Miles's performance savors the tastes and smells of the novel's Caribbean setting--a great strength of Kincaid's writing--and re-creates the excitement, innocence, and sorrows of childhood with grace and skill. In rare moments Miles's pacing seems just a fraction too slow. But these moments mean nothing in comparison to her sensitive portrayal of Kincaid's vibrant protagonist, Annie John. Overall, Miles shapes this production into a vibrant and compelling listening experience. Z.S. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2019]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2016
CD ISBN 978-1-5047-4305-1 $24.95 Four CDs
DD ISBN 978-1-5047-4307-5 $13.95
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2016
CD ISBN 9781504743044 $49.99 Four CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781504743068 $19.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781504743099 multiple sources
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