AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by Fred Williams

History • 18 hrs. • Unabridged • © 1982

Keegan's brilliantly written account of the Allied invasion of France in 1944 is peppered with the author's childhood recollections, memorable prose, inspiring vocabulary, and expert commentery on the experience of and strategies behind this vital campaign. The author's expertise, however, is not matched by the narrator's ability. While Fred Williams's obvious age provides the verisimilitude of Keegan's eyewitness account, Williams suffers from shortness of breath, which prevents him from saying more than a few words without taking a breath. He even pauses occasionally between article and noun, causing his delivery to break into small phrases that frustratingly interrupt the cadence of meaning. J.A.H. © AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 02]



Library Ed. • Blackstone Audio • 2001

CS ISBN $83.95 • Twelve cassettes

CD ISBN $120.00/ $18.95 • Fifteen CDs

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile

AudioFile Newsletter

Sign up to receive FREE email newsletters from AudioFile. Get audiobook recommendations and reviews straight to your inbox.


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 ×