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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Bert Seymour, Clare Corbett

Fantasy • 10.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2023

Bert Seymour and Clare Corbett narrate this delightful historical fantasy, set in the mid-eighteenth century. Abel, a London watchmaker who creates fabulous automata, has disappeared. His son, Zachary, endowed with second sight, is being raised by his eccentric Aunt Franny. Many years later, Zachary sets off to rescue him from a sultan in Constantinople. Seymour, the primary narrator, establishes a quirky collection of great characters. Especially delightful is his presentation of Aunt Franny, who is a force of nature. Corbett narrates the three chapters that give first-person glimpses of Mrs. Morley. Corbett is spot-on with her characterization of this resilient, no-nonsense woman who first appears as Zachary's wetnurse. J.E.M. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2024, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2024]

Trade Ed. • Dreamscape • 2023

DD ISBN 9781666651522 $17.99

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