Library Ed. Recorded Books 2016
CD ISBN 9781490642666 $123.75 Eleven CDs
DD ISBN 9781490642673 $109.00
Rory Stewart honors his extraordinary father's long life in this touching evocation of familial love. He writes with wit and charm and narrates with a Scot's lilt that makes the listener convinced that only he could narrate this audiobook. Focusing on a walk on Hadrian's Wall and other jaunts in Scotland and England, he traces the far-flung relationship between him and his father, a soldier, diplomat, and spy. Stewart's sprightly travel story shifts back and forth from a historical narrative to a deeply personal work. His narrative art shines in performing old poems and songs, and he sings a reel or two, as well. The highlight, though, is his poignant descriptions of the father-son walks, talks, and trips, which make this audiobook unique. A.D.M. © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2017]
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.