AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

FUGITIVE PIECES

by | Read by Peter Marinker

Literary Fiction • 9.2 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1996

Marinker's voice is gentle, his delivery precise and sensuous. He makes you aware of the weight of each word, aware that the author--a Canadian poet--has made deliberate selections. Her first novel is very much about language and about memory, its ability to sear, to heal, but most of all, to transform. The story concerns a Polish-Jewish child, Jakob Beer, who witnesses the murder of his family at the hands of the Nazis, and his rescue by Athos, a Greek geologist, who secrets the boy to his Greek island. Under Athos's infinitely humane tutelage, Jakob will learn the redemptive power of love. Fugitive Pieces is a difficult, layered novel, which doesn't follow a strict narrative path. That's why Marinker's reading, passionate but measured, is so effective, forever keeping the listener in the moment. M.O. ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine [Published: OCT/NOV 98]

Advertisement

Formats

Book pak • BBC Audiobooks America/ Chivers • 1998

CS ISBN 0754001342 $69.95 • Eight cassettes

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile
envelope

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.

×

Thanks!

Thank you for contacting us!

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

Back Home ×