Book pak Recorded Books 2002
CS ISBN 1402522282 $84.00 Eight cassettes
Roberta Jewett brings her three daughters home to Camden, Maine, to start a new life after her divorce. But in 1916, divorce carried a judgment unheard of in our time, no matter what the cause of the marital rupture. David Dukes's low, well-modulated voice is suited to storytelling, and would be more so if he refrained from a halfhearted and inconsistent Maine accent. Dukes's characters, particularly the females, suffer from a surfeit of simpering, although their personalities in the text portray none of this lack of depth. In the narrative passages, however, Dukes captures the cold dampness of a Maine spring and the exuberance of a summer lobster bake, bringing balance to the overall performance. R.P.L. (c) AudioFile 2003, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB / MAR 03]
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.