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THE MAP OF THE SKY

by | Read by James Langton

Fiction • 22.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2011

This title is the follow-up to Palma's lauded MAP OF TIME. Both novels cast the author H.G. Wells in a world in which his novels spill into real life. Here, Wells's novel WAR OF THE WORLDS predicts an actual Martian invasion in Victorian England. James Langton's appropriately mannered reading suits the polite characters of the period. His narration is companionable in this topsy-turvy world of historical fantasy. While the British Langton's American character voices are not fully on the mark, they manage to grow on the listener. Overall, Langton's narration will engage listeners with Palma's playful reordering of Victorian England. F.T. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2013]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2012

DD ISBN 9781442357884 $29.95

 

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2012

CD ISBN 9781470324292 $123.75 • Nineteen CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781470324308 $64.75 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781470329648 $109.00

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