Narrator Neil Shah’s subtle modulations and definitive pacing resonate as Henry unveils the story of how he met free spirit Mary while on a sabbatical researching the life of Thoreau. He finds her totally beguiling—but soon begins to suspect she has a secret. Shah conveys Henry’s personality with a steadiness that brings out his contemplative nature, while a lilt in his voice reveals Mary’s earthy optimism, even in light of her dark secret. While Shah manages passable Australian and Indonesian accents, his mostly unembellished narration conveys the beauty and mystery of the Maine wilderness and emphasizes the relationship between the two soul mates. M.F. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: JANUARY 2013]
Trade Ed. Blackstone Audio 2012
CD ISBN 9781470838379 $29.95 Ten CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781470838355 $29.95 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN multiple sources
Library Ed. Blackstone Audio 2012
CD ISBN 9781470838386 $90.00 Ten CDs
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