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MR. TOPPIT

by | Read by Simon Vance

Fiction • 12 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Simon Vance’s selections for distinct character voices make Elton’s sometimes-complicated novel quite accessible. The story follows Luke Hayman and his family as they deal with the fame, fortune, and frustrations of success. In the aftermath of Luke’s father’s death, the family is flung into the limelight as Arthur’s books (about a lad named Luke Hayseed) become the most popular novels in recent history. Vance executes strong accents as needed but also uses reserved but effective tones for the range characters. He’s careful not to exaggerate voices, such as that of the sister who ends up in the mental ward. Rather, he reads them straight, and that works well. L.E. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2011]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2010

CD ISBN 9781441759627 $32.95 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781441759634 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2010

CS ISBN 9781441759597 $72.95 • Eight cassettes

CD ISBN 9781441759603 $105.00 • Eight CDs

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