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by | Read by Simon Vance

Mystery & Suspense • 10.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2013

Narrator Simon Vance brings thoughtfulness and immense spookiness to this modern gothic novel. Gerard Freeman is a solitary man, whose life consists primarily of yearning for the house in which his mother grew up, a place half-a-world away, which he has never seen, and for his pen pal, Alice, whom he hopes to wed one day. When Gerard discovers stories written by his great-grandmother, Viola, it becomes increasingly clear that his mother’s past is far darker than he ever imagined. Although Vance’s narration is fantastic, the story can be difficult to follow at times as it switches from Gerard’s point of view to Viola’s stories with minimal notice, making it easy for the listener to become confused. J.L.K. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine [Published: MARCH 2014]

Trade Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2013

CD ISBN 9781482947588 $32.95 • Nine CDs

DD ISBN $22.95


Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2013

CD ISBN 9781482947564 $79.95 • Nine CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781482947571 $29.95 • One MP3-CDs

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