AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

THE WILDEST SUN

by | Read by Imani Jade Powers

Fiction • 8.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2023

Multitalented Imani Jade Powers narrates this panoramic coming-of-age novel about a Parisian teen named Delphine. The story, told in the first person, transports listeners from war-torn Paris to Harlem, to Havana just prior to Castro, and then back to France. Delphine is not a particularly likable heroine, but her drive captures one's imagination. She is obsessed with meeting Ernest Hemingway, whom she believes is her father--her alcoholic mother has always claimed Delphine is the result of a brief romantic liaison. Delphine is fortunate in the friends who come into her life, and they help her achieve her literary goals and connect her to her supposed father. Powers presents this novel with clarity and precision. She eschews accents and other vocal embellishments. D.L.G. © AudioFile 2024, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2024]

Trade Ed. • Penguin Audio • 2023

DD ISBN 9780593820964 $22.50

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2023

DD ISBN 9780593820971 $85.50

Advertisement
The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.

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 ×

Thanks!

Thank you for signing up!

Our group will review and follow up soon.

Back Home ×