Sometimes an audiobook sounds like it was meant to be delivered by a particular narrator. That's the case with this bighearted debut about the friendship between Harley, a Black, gay 20-something who's just dropped out of uni, and Harley, his cheerful rugby-playing white flatmate. British narrator Paul Mendez captures the heart and soul of this audiobook. He smoothly navigates the many regional accents, bringing every character to life, and he delivers the abundant dialogue in a way that sounds natural. As the novel balances humor and a moving exploration of trauma and its effects, Mendez modulates his voice perfectly. He gets the tone just right for every scene, whether it's tender, hilarious, or heartbreaking. A knockout of a listen. L.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2023, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2023]
Trade Ed. Random House Audio 2023
DD ISBN 9780593668832 $20.00
Library Ed. Books on Tape 2023
DD ISBN 9780593668849 $66.50
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