AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Sean Mangan

Mystery & Suspense • 10.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Eighty-two-year-old New Yorker Sheldon Horowitz, retired and now living in Oslo, is an unlikely hero. Narrator Sean Mangan is matchless in delivering this story, which continually shifts in time and demands diverse accents and emotional range. He’s spot-on every time! When Sheldon hears a violent fight, he steps in to help an orphaned Albanian child. As man and boy flee, Sheldon's family, the police, and criminals trail them. There are laughs, along with painful looks at war, history, and cruelty in this elegant multilayered story. Mangan inhabits the indomitable Sheldon; the tough but endearing cop, Sigrid; and various “ghosts” from the past who help guide Sheldon. This gem could easily become many listeners’ favorite audiobook of the year. S.G.B. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: MAY 2013]

Trade Ed. • Bolinda Audio • 2013

CD ISBN 9781743155394 $24.99 • Nine CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781743155400 $19.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Bolinda Audio • 2013

CD ISBN 9781743189825 $49.97 • Nine CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781743189832 $39.97 • One MP3-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 ×


Thank you for signing up!

Our group will review and follow up soon.

Back Home ×