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by | Read by John Lee

Fiction • 11.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2011

Crummey’s captivating generations-long novel is set in a bleak region of Newfoundland. The grim but fanciful atmosphere is deepened by a collection of idiosyncratic and colorfully named denizens. John Lee’s rich Scots brogue lends an even more fable-like quality to the proceedings. His reading is full of wonder and, at the same time, complete acceptance of Crummey’s characters, despite their many foibles, willfulness, and self-destructive natures. In this isolated, frozen land, resentments over real and imagined slights are borne and nursed for years, predictably exploding every so often, with wide repercussions. Lee reads without judgment, evoking an appreciation of the fathomlessness of human interaction. M.O. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2011]

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 9781441795656 $34.95 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781441795663 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2011

CS ISBN 9781441795632 $72.95 • Eight cassettes

CD ISBN 9781441795649 $105.00 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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