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MOTHERLAND

by | Read by Gabrielle Glaister

Fiction • 16.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

Nicholson gained his fame as a screenwriter, and this book has the feel of a future Hollywood blockbuster. Set in England during WWII, with scenes in India and pre-independence Jamaica immediately following the war, it tells the story of Kitty and the two soldiers who fall in love with her, Ed and Larry. Through strong descriptions and dialogue, the author paints a picture of people trying to live normal lives in extraordinary times. The weakness comes with the narrator. A story driven by dialogue with a lot of characters, some minor, some major, needs a subtle narration. Gabrielle Glaister's delivery, while professional, consistent, and smooth, lacks the nuances that would aid the listener in following the story and its characters. N.E.M. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2013]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Simon & Schuster Audio • 2013

DD ISBN 9781442361669 $23.95

 

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2013

CD ISBN 9781470344634 $123.75 • Fourteen CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781470359232 $64.75 • Two MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 9781470345471 $109.00

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