AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

THE HOUSE OF DISCARDED DREAMS

by | Read by Robin Miles

Fiction • 9.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Vimbai is a student of invertebrate zoology in New Jersey who moves into a house on the beach to find some relief from the intense personality and scrutiny of her Zimbabwean mother. Her two new roommates are unique. The house is strange—its interior changes with the dreams of its inhabitants and then drifts away toward Zimbabwe. Robin Miles’s steady, easy presentation of the mundane details of daily life creates a subtle contrast with the bizarre events unfolding. Whether it is Vimbai’s dead grandmother fixing breakfast for the roommates or Vimbai attempting to restore the souls of sea horses, Miles bestows a sense of the ordinary that helps the story and characters stay grounded. J.E.M. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2011]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Audible, Inc. • 2010

DD ISBN $19.95

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 ×