AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

LOST EMPRESS

by | Read by Edoardo Ballerini and a Full Cast

Fiction • 19 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2018

Full-cast audiobook productions can be tricky. Done well, they are engrossing; one wrong move, and they are perplexing. This audiobook falls into the latter category. Transitions are abrupt, pacing is challengingly fast, and characters are more often caricatures. The novel's premise is engaging--conflicts involving familial unrest and professional football, as well as some subplots, are creative, and the dialogue is often biting and sometimes funny. That said, the frantic narrative pace combined with some rather involved sentences makes the interaction among all these stories difficult to follow. Dialogue is inserted in blocks, and those vocal performances lean toward the cartoonish. The novel itself has merit, but this audio production falls short. L.B.F. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2018]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2018

DD ISBN 9780525634430 $27.50

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2018

DD ISBN 9780525634447 $95.00

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

AudioFile Newsletter

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.

×

Thank you for signing up.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×