An achingly beautiful tale of love, loss, and literature from Australian author Cath Crowley is given an engrossing narration by Chelsea Bruland and Hamish R. Johnson. Rachel Sweetie’s inconsolable grief over her younger brother’s death opens a story that unfolds in multiple layers. Returning to the town where she grew up, Rachel reconnects with old friends, particularly Henry Jones, with whom she is secretly in love. Henry’s family owns a unique secondhand bookshop featuring a letter library, where readers communicate by leaving notes in the pages of favorite old volumes. Bruland and Johnson employ varied inflections and cadences to distinguish old from young and to differentiate the notes left in the letter library from the narrative. While it may take a bit of time to settle into the rhythm of this audiobook, it’s well worth the effort. S.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2017, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2017]
Trade Ed. Listening Library 2017
CD ISBN 9781524709532 $40.00 Six CDs
DD ISBN 9781524709549 $20.00
Library Ed. Listening Library 2017
CD ISBN 9781524709556 $40.00 Six CDs
DD ISBN 9781524709563 $50.00
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