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  • How to Be Both

  • By: Ali Smith
  • Narrated by: John Banks
  • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 159
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 140
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 142

How to Be Both is a novel all about art's versatility. There's a renaissance artist of the 1460s. There's the child of a child of the 1960s. Two tales of love and injustice twist into a singular yarn where time gets timeless, structural gets playful, knowing gets mysterious, fictional gets real - and all life's givens get given a second chance.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Dealing with loss

  • By Carien on 21-03-15

Not bad once you get into it

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-01-18

it would have made more sense with a female narrator and some emotional expression too!