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by | Read by Clifford Norgate

Children • 5.5 hrs • Unabridged • © 1966

Amid an English landscape that attests to more than a millennium of human activity, two teenaged boys are at the focus of bizarre events in which the past penetrates the present. This novel assumes a young person's perspective without condescension or artistic compromise. The writing, lean and vivid with powerful evocations of landscape and mood, invites reading aloud. Norgate does handsomely by it, reading with a gravity that carries no hint of extravagance or mockery. The listener is particularly aware of his mastery of a wide range of British dialects. J.N. ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 95]



Book pak • BBC Audiobooks America/ Chivers • 1994

CS ISBN 0745124658 $32.95 • Four cassettes

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