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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Julia Whelan

Classics • 8.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1951

Julia Whelan narrates a tale of psychological terror and suspense from one of the genre's greatest writers. Natalie sees college as a means of escaping an overbearing father and a withdrawn mother, but she discovers the grass isn't always greener on the other side. As Whelan's performance complements Jackson's writing and the surreal horror of the book builds, the listener will feel like a fish not sensing the hook until it's too late. Natalie and the unreliable narrator that dictates her thoughts feed off each other and blend together until the listener feels as lost as Natalie does. Whelan's eager narration works to throw the listener off-balance with a bizarre story that is better heard than read. J.M.M. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2022]

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2021

DD ISBN 9780593555125 $17.50


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2021

DD ISBN 9780593555132 $76.00

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