AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

THE NAME OF THE STAR Shades of London

by | Read by Nicola Barber

Young Adult Young Adult • 10 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2011

Rory leaves her small town in Louisiana to spend a year at a boarding school in London at the same time that a Jack-the-Ripper copycat killer starts dumping victims in her new neighborhood. Narrator Nicola Barber brings this mystery to life with her dramatic reading and nimble management of Rory’s Southern drawl and a variety of British accents. The decision to convey Rory’s first-person narration in a general American accent is jarring, but listeners will be absorbed as Rory attempts to adjust to her new life, develops a love interest, and slowly realizes she can see things other people can’t. A layered and engrossing mystery weaves in history, romance, culture, and the supernatural. A.F. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2012]

Advertisement

Formats

Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 978-1-4418-6636-3 $24.99 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4418-6638-7 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4418-6640-0 $24.99

 

Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 978-1-4418-6637-0 $54.97 • Eight CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4418-6639-4 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4418-6641-7 $39.97

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 ×