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THE LEGEND OF BROKEN

by | Read by Tim Gerard Reynolds, George Guidall, John Curless

Fiction • 35.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Narrator Tim Gerard Reynolds takes a low-key yet engaging approach to this alternate-history story of two rival groups in medieval Germany who blame each other, and their gods, for a mysterious and deadly plague. Reynolds wisely avoids accents, instead concentrating on distinct voices, which help listeners keep track of the many characters, human and otherwise. The novel is punctuated with fictional letters between Edward Gibbon and Edmund Burke, read by George Guidall, and capped by dozens of informative endnotes, read by John Curless. Despite the fine performances of the narrators, the novel is ill suited to audio because listeners cannot easily access the details in Curless's endnotes at the relevant points in the long story. C.B.L. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2012]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2012

MP3-CD ISBN 9780743551571 $39.99 • Three MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781442359390 $39.95

 

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2012

CS ISBN 978-1-4703-3416-1 $123.75 • Thirty cassettes

CD ISBN 978-1-4703-3415-4 $123.75 • Thirty CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4703-3417-8 $109.00

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