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THE DREADFUL REVENGE OF ERNEST GALLEN

by | Read by Sean Crisden

Children Ages 8+ • 4 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2008

Sean Crisden delivers an eerily effective performance, giving a Poe-ish atmosphere to this dark children's story. With a low, throaty voice he captures the entity that seeks revenge for past wrongs by possessing various residents of Magnolia. Crisden's vocal versatility conveys the personalities of the bold yet simple-minded Sonny and spunky tomboy Sammy as they help their friend, Eugene, fight off the ghostly specter's attempts to drive him to murder. While the pauses between chapters are often overextended, the pacing of the narrative creates a mood of supernatural terror that grips the listener. The story's details about murder and their vivid narration make this a production better suited to older children. M.F. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2013]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • AudioGO • 2013

CD ISBN 978-1-62064-667-0 $19.95 • Four CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-62064-668-7 $19.95

 

Library Ed. • AudioGO • 2013

DD ISBN 978-0-7927-9801-9 $29.95

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