AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Ernie Hudson

Mystery & Suspense • 5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2004

Charles Blakey has fallen on hard times. Out of work, heavily in debt, drinking too much, Blakey, a black man, worries about holding on to his family home in Sag Harbor. When a strange white man offers him $50,000 to rent his basement for the summer, Blakey can’t refuse. What’s the catch? Anniston Bennet wants to be imprisoned for the duration of his stay. Ernie Hudson’s performance turns Blakey’s dilemma into an exploration of perversity, punishment, repentance, and redemption. His accomplished handling of the exchanges between the two men resonates with truth. Hudson is compelling as Blakey wrestles with the seductiveness of power. In a departure from his popular Easy Rawlins mysteries, Walter Mosley presents a fascinating, if disturbing, look into the human soul. S.J.H. Winner of AUDIOFILE Earphones Award 2005 Audie Award Finalist © AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine [Published: JUN/ JUL 04]

Trade Ed. • Time Warner AudioBooks • 2004

CS ISBN $25.98 • Four cassettes

CD ISBN $31.98 • Five CDs

DD ISBN $16.95

The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


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.



Thank you for contacting us!

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

Back Home ×