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ORACLE NIGHT

by | Read by Paul Auster

Fiction • 8 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2003

Compelling at times and tedious at others, Paul Auster's ORACLE NIGHT is an unusual book. The story of nine days in narrator Sidney Orr's life, during which he lives a "Twilight Zone" existence, is more aptly described as a series of stories within a story. However, the book's plot seems to be missing something, and the ending doesn't tie everything together as well as the reader expects. Auster has a droll, almost twangy, voice, which he uses to good effect. Although his style and tone are low-key, he adds emotion when the story needs it. ORACLE NIGHT is likely to be revered by Auster's many fans, while leaving newcomers shaking their heads. D.J.S. © AudioFile 2005, Portland, Maine [Published: APR/MAY 05]

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Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2003

CS ISBN 0060589841 $34.95 • Six cassettes

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