AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by Edoardo Ballerini

Mystery & Suspense • 12.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Edoardo Ballerini perfectly captures the patronizing, pretentious, angry, disdainful, egotistical, and vainglorious Nick Walsh, a complicated 34-year-old drunk and loser. When his parents died in a murder/suicide, he was catapulted into a life of excess that has culminated in spying on his neighbors, all of whom are just about as damaged as he is. Ballerini's dark, authoritative performance features crisp intonation and considerable acting skills. However, the story is a fatuous display of crude language, expansive vocabulary, and tedious litany of haughty views on a multitude of subjects—all wrapped in a story line that is disturbing, with characters even a mother couldn’t love. An exceptional narration. A.C.P. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2012]



Digital Download • Penguin Audio • 2012

DD ISBN 9781101564295 $39.95


Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2012

CD ISBN 978-1-4703-2303-5 $102.75 • Nine CDs

The latest audiobook reviews, right in your inbox.

Get our FREE Newsletter and discover a world of audiobooks.


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.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×