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THE ABSOLUTIST

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Michael Maloney

Fiction • 8.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2011

This devastating work revolves around Will Bancroft, a British WWI soldier who has been executed for being an absolutist, a soldier who will not fight, and his comrade Tristan Sadler, who agrees to deliver the letters Will received during the war back to his family. The result is a deep mystery wrapped in enfolding layers of tragedy and regret. Narrator Michael Maloney provides a flawless rendition of the story. His impeccable timing, coupled with a deep, soulful English accent, makes this novel a thrilling audio experience. Maloney slowly introduces the atmospheric first few pages using authentic character voices to support the text and employs a varied pace to draw us into the mysterious plot. It all adds up to a rare combination in which text and voice create an unforgettable book. R.I.G. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award, 2013 Audies Finalist © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2012]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2012

CD ISBN 9781452609362 $39.99 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781452659367 $29.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

 

Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2012

CD ISBN 9781452639369 $83.99 • Seven CDs

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