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THE STRANGER'S CHILD

by | Read by James Daniel Wilson

Fiction • 20 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2011

Booker Prize winner Alan Hollinghurst’s new work has all the satisfactions of an old-fashioned family saga. Beginning in the glorious English summer before the Great War, the story follows the middle-class Sawle family from their first encounter with upper-crust young poet Cecil Valance, through the war, and beyond, tracking the havoc of love revealed and passions kept secret amid a changing society. Narrator James Wilson does a fine job with most of this long and involving book. His pacing is sensitive to the action, and when a character is said to laugh or cry, we hear it in his tone. While his light tenor sounds forced when voicing baritone characters, he is otherwise a believable and trustworthy guide. A.C.S. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2012]

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Formats

Library Ed. • Random House Audio • 2011

CD ISBN 9780307966582 $45.00 • Sixteen CDs

DD ISBN 9780307966599 $27.50

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2011

CD ISBN 9780307966605 $45.00 • Sixteen CDs

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