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ICE 50th Anniversary Edition

by | Read by Nigel Patterson

Science Fiction • 5.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1967

Narrator Nigel Patterson faced a few challenges when taking on Anna Kavan's novel. First, the story is hard to classify. Is it science fiction? Maybe. Dystopian avant-garde? Yup. Sometimes difficult to follow? Indeed. Patterson does a great job keeping listeners engaged as the story shifts from a looming ice apocalypse to dream sequences and a bizarre love story. It's a difficult listen to, but Patterson keeps it interesting. After hearing Jonathan Lethem's foreword, listeners will want to stick with the book and get to the afterword, where Patterson continues his solid narration in sharing scholar Kate Sambreno's insights into Kavan and her work. Patterson's passion and ability keep listeners shivering as the temperatures in the novel plummet. J.P.S. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2018]

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2018

CD ISBN 9781977303646 $32.99 • Five CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781977353641 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $13.99

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