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by | Read by Erik Steele

Horror • 9.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1975

Author Peter Benchley's classic tale of a great white shark that terrorizes the small resort town of Amity Island is certainly one of the greatest horror novels—and movies—of all time. Any audio version of the novel certainly has large shoes to fill in terms of entertainment value for blood-thirsty listeners. Narrator Erik Steele delivers a solid performance that brings new layers to the familiar characters of Hooper and Brody. Steele's delivery has the characters speaking in a natural yet subtly terrified tone that seems to grant listeners access to the tale in a new way. Ultimately, the story is still as thrilling as, ever even without the John Williams score, and Erik Steele's performance heightens the tension, thereby increasing the payoff at the conclusion. L.B. © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2009]



Trade Ed. • BBC Audiobooks America • 2009

CD ISBN 978-1-60283-583-2 $29.95 • Eight CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • BBC Audiobooks America • 2009

CD ISBN 978-0-7927-6157-0 $79.95 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-0-7927-6203-4 $49.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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