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- By: Kate Mosse
- Narrated by: Lorelei King
- Length: 7 hrs and 33 mins
Researching a biography of the composer Claude Debussy in the apparent tranquility of the Pyrenean foothills, Meredith Marin also seeks the key to her own complex legacy. Armed with a haunting piece of piano music and a sepia photograph, she soon becomes immersed in the story of a tragic love, a missing girl, an unquiet soul, and the strange events of one cataclysmic night more than a century ago.
- By PinkMilk on 20-12-07
In my haste to enjoy the book, I made the mistake of opting for purchasing without listening to the sample. A fine narrator is the key to an audiobook and this one falls at the first hurdle. I admit this is my own mistake bit I will not be opting for anything narrated by Lorelei King again: I'm scratchy about her pronunciation and in this case her accent does not suit the story. Add to this an opening with mock-'The Exorcist' music and it all seems rather down-market. I suppose you get what you pay for.
To be entirely upfront this review is based on only a couple of minutes listening. I may manage to listen to it all, as it is a mere 7 hours. Be warned - always listen to the sample first.
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