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  • The Goldfinch

  • By: Donna Tartt
  • Narrated by: David Pittu
  • Length: 32 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,317
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,065
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,079

Aged 13, Theo Decker, son of a devoted mother and a reckless, largely absent father, survives an accident that otherwise tears his life apart. Alone and rudderless in New York, he is taken in by the family of a wealthy friend. He is tormented by an unbearable longing for his mother, and down the years clings to one thing that reminds him of her: a small, strangely captivating painting that ultimately draws him into the criminal underworld.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator Hand Picked By Tartt- Outstanding!

  • By Tara Mcgrath on 02-12-13

Once it gets started

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-07-16

Would you consider the audio edition of The Goldfinch to be better than the print version?

Excellent thought provoking story, slow start but worth it. Good twists to the plot and lots of feelings and emotions explored

Who was your favorite character and why?

Boris

Have you listened to any of David Pittu’s other performances? How does this one compare?

no

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

haha, way too long!

  • Whiteout

  • By: Ken Follett
  • Narrated by: Sally Armstrong
  • Length: 12 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 219
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 201
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 199

Filled with startling twists, Whiteout is the ultimate knife-edge drama from Ken Follett - an international best-selling author who is in a class of his own. As a blizzard whips down from the north on Christmas Eve, several people converge on a remote family house. Stanley Oxenford, director of a pharmaceutical research company, has everything riding on a drug he is developing to fight a lethal virus.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Tension builds and this book is a real page turner however at times it felt as if it was one crisis followed by another

  • By Elisabeth on 12-02-17

Very well write and read

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 29-05-16

Thoroughly enjoyed this story from start to finish. Ken is a terrific author. Well done.

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