Library Ed. BBC Audiobooks America 2004
CS ISBN 0563526017 $24.95 Two cassettes
CD ISBN 0563526068 $39.95 Three CDs
When the modern world feels like a frightening, unfriendly rat race, plug in this BBC Radio production about Dr. Finlay, Dr. Cameron, and their patients in rural pre-WWII Scotland. You will be charmed and comforted, and at the end of the final episode, you will want to begin again at the beginning. Each episode is introduced with sprightly music guaranteed to produce an anticipatory smile. The background sounds, from breakfast cutlery to the lapping waters of a loch, inspire the imagination without intruding. And the three main actors, John Gordon Sinclair, Brian Pettifour, and Celia Emery are, well, they are just right. They have strong, yet understandable, Scottish accents; they stay in character, from prickly to sweet; and they never permit dead air. This is sheer pleasure. A.C.S. (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine [Published: DEC 04/ JAN 05]
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